For three innings, Scott Kazmir looked exactly like what you'd expect from a pitcher who was deemed worthy of a two-year, $22 million deal.
Five Oakland pitchers, led by starter Scott Kazmir, tossed a five-hit shutout as Oakland silenced Arizona, 2-0, in Cactus League play.
Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin has seen young right-hander Sonny Gray pitch in 14 major league games, but the manager is treating Gray as if he were a player with five or six years of experience behind him.
The Oakland Athletics and Arizona Diamondbacks played to a 8-8 10-inning Cactus League tie.
To this point, talk in the Oakland Athletics' camp about Alberto Callaspo as a first baseman has been mostly speculative.
Mitch Haniger and Martin Maldonado each drove in two runs, as Milwaukee downed Oakland, 7-2, in Cactus League action.
Mike Olt's two-out, two-run home run in the bottom of the eighth inning proved to be the difference Tuesday, as the Chicago Cubs edged the Oakland Athletics, 6-4, in spring training action.
Luke Montz's two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Oakland Athletics to a 6-4 win over the Milwaukee Brewers in spring training action.
Josh Reddick went 1-for-2 with a double and two RBI to lead the Oakland Athletics to a 7-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in Cactus League play on Monday.
With the Oakland Athletics playing the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday, there was no way Scott Kazmir was going to pitch.
Yoenis Cespedes drove in a pair of runs with a fifth inning double and the Oakland Athletics edged the Los Angeles Angels, 3-2, on Sunday in Cactus League play.
Yoenis Cespedes hit a two-run double and the Oakland Athletics defeated the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 Sunday.
Sonny Gray threw two scoreless innings for Oakland, Yeonis Cesepedes had a sacrifice fly against Texas starter Martin Perez and the Athletics and Rangers played to a 2-2 tie on Saturday.
The bespectacled face of nerdpower won't be the face of baseball.
Derek Norris belted a two-run homer in the eighth inning to help the Oakland Athletics rally for a 7-6 win over the San Francisco Giants in Cactus League action.
The next month will see Oakland Athletics fans get used to a boatload of new pitchers who figure to have an impact in Oakland in 2014.
Ryan Braun had a two-run homer in his first at-bat back from his 65-game suspension, one of four belted by Milwaukee hitters in the Brewers' 11-3 win over the Oakland Athletics.
The Oakland Athletics have acquired infielder Jake Elmore from the Chicago White Sox in exchange for cash considerations.
Oakland Athletics right fielder Josh Reddick called it "without a doubt the best play I've ever made."
Josh Reddick made two highlight-reel catches to take away homers from Michael Morse, Brandon Moss and Stephen Vogt each drove in two runs during a six-run fourth inning against San Francisco closer Sergio Romo, and the Oakland Athletics opened Cactus League play with a 10-5 victory over the Giants on Wednesday.
Josh Reddick made two highlight-reel catches to take away homers from Michael Morse, Brandon Moss and Stephen Vogt each drove in two runs during a six-run fourth inning against San Francisco closer Sergio Romo, and the Oakland Athletics opened Cactus League play with a 10-1 victory over the Giants on Wednesday.
Yoenis Cespedes drove in a pair of runs and scored twice as the Oakland Athletics opened Cactus League play with a 10-5 win over the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday.