Three Tacoma pitchers combined on a three-hitter as the Rainiers routed the River Cats 7-0 on Friday night at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma, Wash., in the opener of a four-game series.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Dan Uggla acknowledged he has "been in some dark places" in the last year and a half, referencing his struggles at the plate that culminated with the Atlanta Braves releasing him earlier this month. The Giants signed Uggla to a minor-league deal, and following a rash of infield injuries, he’s in San Francisco today and in the lineup for tonight’s series opener against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Nick Buss went 3 for 6, finishing a home run shy of a cycle, and drove in four runs to lead the River Cats over the host El Paso Chihuahuas 13-2 on Thursday.
OAKLAND -- When Jed Lowrie lined a home run into the right-field seats Wednesday night against the Astros, snapping a 40-game homerless drought, he said it was a result -- not necessarily a sign -- of his recent offensive resurgence.
The A’s cut ties with reliever Jim Johnson on Thursday, designating the struggling right-hander for assignment on the heels of his latest rocky outing.
OAKLAND -- It had been 25 games since Yoenis Cespedes homered for the A’s entering Wednesday night’s game against the Astros. Of course, with Cespedes defending his title in the Home Run Derby smack in the middle of that stretch, his career-long-tying drought might easily have gone overlooked.
The El Paso Chihuahuas pounded out 16 hits and scored in six of the eight innings they batted in a 16-7 victory over the visiting River Cats on Wednesday night.
The As have the best record in baseball, but you wont be able to watch their game today against Houston, the finale of a four-game series at O.co Coliseum, on TV.
With two outs and the bases loaded in the13th inning, Shane Peterson reached on a run-scoring infield single, and the River Cats went on to a 3-2 win over the El Paso Chihuahuas on Tuesday night.
Daric Barton had a two-run single in Sacramento’s three-run first inning, and the River Cats went on to beat the host El Paso Chihuahuas 6-1 on Monday night to end a three-game losing streak.
The Giants placed right-hander Matt Cain on the 15-day disabled list Monday, topping a flurry of transactions as the team prepares to open a three-game series against the Phillies in Philadelphia today.
The River Cats scored five runs over the last three innings but suffered their third straight loss, 7-6 to the host Albuquerque Isotopes on Sunday night.
OAKLAND -- Yoenis Cespedes hadn’t had an extra-base hit since June 25 before he doubled off the wall in the sixth inning Sunday. Eric Sogard had one hit in 16 at-bats dating back to June 17. He doubled that total with singles in his first two at-bats.
OAKLAND -- Jason Hammel’s home debut with the A’s couldn’t have gone much differently than that of fellow trade acquisition Jeff Samardzija, who introduced himself to the Coliseum crowd by allowing one run in seven innings of a win.
Carlos Triunfel’s two-out solo homer in the eighth inning gave Albuquerque an 8-7 win over the visiting River Cats on Saturday.
OAKLAND -- Right fielder Josh Reddick went 3-for-5 with a home run Friday night for High-A Stockton and is now 7-for-13 with two homers and seven RBIs in three games on his current rehab assignment.
OAKLAND -- Before coming up to bat in the ninth inning against Orioles closer Zach Britton on Friday night, A’s third baseman Josh Donaldson said he turned to teammate Scott Kazmir in the dugout in a moment of bluntness.
The Isoptopes scored three runs in the eighth inning Friday night with a triple, two singles, a walk and a fielder’s choice on the way to a 13-11 win over the visiting River Cats.
Shane Peterson hit three home runs and Jose Martinez drove in the winning run as the visiting River Cats defeated the Albuquerque Isotopes 10-9 in 10 innings Thursday night. Daric Barton led off the 10th with a triple, and Martinez followed with a single on a ground ball to center field.
The City Council has approved a 10-year lease extension that would keep the Oakland Athletics at the Coliseum but with several modifications opposed by A's management.
Two Sacramento men have pleaded not guilty to charges in connection with a fight outside AT&T Park in San Francisco that left a woman unconscious.
Tim Hudson had planned to go fishing Monday, his 39th birthday. Instead, he'll enjoy the All-Star game festivities for the fourth time.