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 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.
Charlie Brewer threw six scoreless innings and Garrett Weber and Alfredo Marte drove in runs as the Reno Aces avoided a three-game sweep by beating the River Cats 2-1 Sunday afternoon at Raley Field.
Matt Buschmann and rehabbing Drew Pomeranz limited the Reno Aces to three hits over eight innings and Alden Carrithers had two doubles to pace the River Cats to a 4-3 victory Saturday night before an announced crowd of 13,168.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Saturday began on a high note for the Giants, who welcomed back Marco Scutaro to his customary second spot in the lineup for the first time all season. It ended on an all too familiar one, with starter Ryan Vogelsong giving a strong outing in a losing cause, the victim of a remarkable lack of run support.
Jake Elmore had a two-run double and Alden Carrithers and Andy Parrino added run-scoring singles in a four-run second inning to lead the River Cats past the Reno Aces 6-3 on Friday night at Raley Field before 11,095 fans.
A Sacramento man is in custody and another is sought in connection with an assault that occurred Thursday near San Franciscos AT&T Park.
Andrew Susac hit a two-run homer and Adam Duvall a solo shot to account for host Fresno’s runs in a 3-2 victory over the River Cats. The Grizzlies had only four hits.
New A’s pitcher Jeff Samardzija is promoting his favorite sport overseas.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Josh Donaldson might have been looked at as arguing his case for inclusion in the Home Run Derby when he hit his 20th of the season in the sixth inning of the A’s 6-1 win over the Giants on Thursday afternoon. Turns out he didn’t need to. After the game, Donaldson said the Blue Jays’ Jose Bautista had already texted him extending a formal invitation to compete in this year’s Derby in Minneapolis, which Donaldson was only too happy to accept.