The fired-up Oakland Athletics came out swinging, and Chris Young's day was short-lived.

It didn't take long for Adam Dunn to give the Oakland Athletics' sputtering offense a much-needed boost.

The Oakland Athletics reinstated shortstop Jed Lowrie from the 15-day disabled list on Monday and added a trio of players from Triple-A Sacramento.

The Oakland Athletics' lineup needs a jolt. They are hoping slugger Adam Dunn can provide just that. Dunn could make his Athletics debut on Monday when they start a three-game series with the Seattle Mariners at O.co Coliseum.

The Los Angeles Angels players held their fantasy football league draft after Sunday's game, which means two things: The NFL season is about to begin and so are the baseball pennant races.

The Oakland Athletics added some much needed power to their club on Sunday, acquiring veteran slugger Adam Dunn from the Chicago White Sox.

One more shot at the playoffs for Adam Dunn before he says he's probably done.

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim were looking for someone to give them a lift when Garrett Richards went down with a season- ending knee injury.

Jeff Samardzija threw his second complete game for the Athletics and they still lost more ground to the Angels in the AL West.

Oakland will rely on Jeff Samardzija on Saturday when it continues a four-game series with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium.

The Oakland Athletics have decided to drop their protest of Thursday's game against the LA Angels of Anaheim.

Howie Kendrick's sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 10th lifted the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim over the Oakland Athletics, 4-3, in the opener of a key four-game series.

The Oakland Athletics recalled right-handed pitcher Evan Scribner from Triple-A Sacramento on Thursday.

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim will try to put some distance between themselves and the Oakland Athletics on Thursday when the top two teams in the American League West kick off a four-game series at Angel Stadium.

Sam Fuld's homer in the ninth capped a three-run inning as the Oakland Athletics defeated the Houston Astros, 5-4, in the rubber match of a three-game set on Wednesday.

The Oakland Athletics recalled left-handed pitcher Drew Pomeranz from Triple-A Sacramento on Wednesday.

Drew Pomeranz will get back to work when the Oakland Athletics wrap up a three-game series against the Houston Astros Wednesday at Minute Maid Park.

The family of businessman Johnny Allison is donating $5 million to the Arkansas State University athletic department's "Centennial Expansion" project to upgrade the university's football stadium.

The Oakland Athletics have the second-best record in baseball and are chasing their third straight division title.

Jeff Samardzija pitched eight strong innings and the Oakland Athletics took an 8-2 win over the Houston Astros in the opener of a three-game series.

Oakland Athletics catcher John Jaso will be shut down for at least a week due to lingering symptoms from a concussion, the team announced Monday.

Jeff Samardzija will try to rebound from his worst start in an Oakland uniform on Monday evening as the Athletics play the first of three straight against the Houston Astros.

Los Angeles Angels Manager Mike Scioscia says he doesn't pay much attention to the standings during August.

The Oakland Athletics placed pitcher Sean Doolittle on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with a strained right intercostal.

The Oakland Athletics acquired catcher Geovany Soto from the Texas Rangers on Sunday for cash considerations.

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