Just when it looked like the Oakland Athletics had turned things around with consecutive wins in Seattle, they put together one of their sloppiest performances of the year.

Jake Smolinski hit his first career home run, while Adrian Beltre doubled twice among his three hits and scored a run to pace Texas' 6-3 decision over Oakland in the opener of a three-game set.

Scott Kazmir looks to avoid a fourth straight losing decision on Tuesday night as the Oakland Athletics resume their playoff push with the opener of a three-game set with the Texas Rangers.

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Jon Lester was named the American League Player of the Week for the period ending September 14th.

Jon Lester tries to keep the Oakland Athletics in the American League playoff hunt on Sunday when they close out a three-game set against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field.

The Oakland Athletics took advantage of Fernando Rodney's wildness in the 10th inning to record a 3-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners in a key late-season matchup from Safeco Field.

James Paxton piled up eight strikeouts over six innings and the Seattle Mariners moved into a tie for the second wild card spot with a 4-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics.

Oakland Athletics pitcher Sean Doolittle was activated off the 15-day disabled list Friday after recovering from a strained right intercostal muscle.

The Oakland Athletics look to keep their postseason hopes alive when they visit the Emerald City Friday to take on the Seattle Mariners in the opener of a three-game series at Safeco Field.

For a guy who says he's not big into stats, Chris Sale is putting up some really good ones.

Their chances of winning the AL West have pretty much slipped away. Now, the Oakland Athletics need to score some runs before they lose a playoff spot altogether.

Avisail Garcia's two-out, two-run single pushed the Chicago White Sox to a 2-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics in the third edition of a four-game series.

No matter how bad the Chicago White Sox's record is, Adam Eaton insisted wins like this still matter to the team.

Everything was going just fine for the Oakland Athletics. And then?

Oakland Athletics catcher John Jaso remains out indefinitely with a concussion after visiting a specialist.

The Oakland Athletics will try to stay hot on offense and increase their lead in the American League wild card race on Wednesday night as they play the third contest of a four-game series with the Chicago White Sox.

The Oakland Athletics finally gave Jon Lester some run support.

Josh Donaldson checked out the video and figured out the problem. The quick fix led to a big night.

Craig Gentry has left Oakland's game at the Chicago White Sox after sustaining a concussion in a collision at first base while beating out a bunt single Tuesday night.

The Oakland Athletics reinstated infielder Nick Punto from the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday.

Jon Lester will try to break Oakland out of its prolonged slump, one that has put its playoff hopes in danger, as the Athletics resume a three-game set on Tuesday night with the Chicago White Sox.

Tyler Flowers tied the game in the ninth with a solo homer, then won the contest in the 12th with another solo shot as the Chicago White Sox grabbed a 5-4 win over the Oakland Athletics in the opener of a four-game set.

When the Chicago White Sox traded Adam Dunn to the Oakland Athletics just over a week ago, the slugger went from being out the playoff picture into a race for a division crown.

Dexter Fowler's walk with the bases loaded in the top of the ninth inning forced in the winning run, as Houston claimed a come-from-behind 4-3 decision over Oakland in the rubber match of a three-game series.

It appears as though Jason Hammel has gotten himself on track and he'll try to pitch the Oakland Athletics to a series victory on Sunday afternoon in the finale of a three-game set with the Houston Astros.

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