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Jed Lowrie pinch hits despite knee issues

CHICAGO - Second baseman Jed Lowrie made a surprise pinch-hit appearance in the seventh inning Sunday and smacked an RBI double, then was lifted for a pinch runner. Lowrie’s pinch hit Sunday makes his status all the [Read entire story]

Brewers claim ex-A’s catcher Stephen Vogt on waivers

CHICAGO - Stephen Vogt was claimed off waivers by the Brewers on Sunday morning, putting the two-time All-Star right into the middle of a National League pennant race. The Brewers were the only team to put in a waiver [Read entire story]

A’s Daniel Gossett earns first big-league win

[...] Gossett allowed just two runs, both unearned, in earning his first big-league win. Gossett also worked around a leadoff double and an A’s error in the sixth. “A special experience, and to get out of there [Read entire story]

First homers for Olson, Brugman, Barreto in A’s win

CHICAGO - In an extraordinary and historic turn of events, three A’s rookies - Matt Olson, Jaycob Brugman and Franklin Barreto - hit their first big-league homers Saturday against White Sox starter James Shields, one [Read entire story]

A’s win on the road, shut out White Sox

CHICAGO — Before Friday’s game, A’s manager Bob Melvin had a little chat with his team about its woeful road record. Oakland then went out and beat the White Sox 3-0 behind a terrific performance by Jharel [Read entire story]

A’s win on the road, shut out White Sox

CHICAGO — Before Friday’s game, A’s manager Bob Melvin had a little chat with his team about its woeful road record. Oakland then went out and beat the White Sox 3-0 behind a terrific performance by Jharel [Read entire story]

A’s Matt Chapman still receiving IV treatment for knee infection

CHICAGO — Matt Chapman remained hospitalized for a third night Friday, but manager Bob Melvin said the rookie third baseman is responding to intravenous antibiotic treatment for a left knee infection. Chapman is [Read entire story]

A’s Matt Chapman still receiving IV treatment for knee infection

CHICAGO — Matt Chapman remained hospitalized for a third night Friday, but manager Bob Melvin said the rookie third baseman is responding to intravenous antibiotic treatment for a left knee infection. Chapman is [Read entire story]

A’s Matt Chapman hospitalized with knee infection

A’s general manager David Forst said Thursday morning that rookie third baseman Matt Chapman is in the hospital receiving IV antibiotics for the infection in his left knee. Forst said that Chapman is still expected to [Read entire story]

A’s designate team leader Stephen Vogt for assignment

Oakland designated longtime catcher Stephen Vogt for assignment. Vogt, a two-time All-Star and a fan favorite, was the undisputed team leader, but he was batting .217 with four homers and 20 RBIs in 54 games. No one [Read entire story]

Astros end A’s win streak; Chapman out with injury

After the A’s swept the Yankees in a four-game series, they got an even tougher assignment: The Astros dispatched the A’s 4-1 Monday night, powered by homers from Jake Marisnick, George Springer and Derek Fisher, [Read entire story]

Team that covets A’s Sonny Gray to face him Tuesday

Sonny Gray, who will start Tuesday against the Astros, probably will be dealt in the next six weeks and one of the more realistic landing spots for the A’s ace is… Industry sources have mentioned the Astros in [Read entire story]

Matt Chapman’s first hit gives A’s win over Yankees

Matt Chapman, fresh up to the majors for the first time Thursday, had a big bases-loaded situation in the series opener against New York ... and struck out. On Friday, the A’s new third baseman came up with Oakland [Read entire story]

Trevor Plouffe: ‘tough’ to leave A’s but he understands move

The A’s third baseman was designated for assignment Thursday, the day he turned 31. “At my age, birthdays aren’t quite as awesome as they used to be,” Plouffe told The Chronicle by phone, chuckling. [...] I [Read entire story]

Ex-Cal player Michael Brady to be called up by A’s

Former Cal shortstop Michael Brady will be called up to provide extra relief help, multiple sources told The Chronicle. Brady, who is not on the A’s 40-man roster, is likely to become the long reliever; he’s had 14 [Read entire story]

A’s beat Yankees on Khris Davis’ soft single in 10th

A’s beat Yankees on Khris Davis’ soft single in 10th Back home after another rotten road trip, the A’s repeatedly rebutted Yankees rallies Thursday night, coming back to win in the 10th on Khris Davis’ two-out, [Read entire story]

Daniel Gossett gives up 7 runs in A’s loss at Miami

Oakland won only one of six games on the road trip and is a season-high 11 games below .500, at 27-38, the worst record in the league. In the fourth, Gossett hit a slow bouncer up the middle, ending an 0-for-26 streak [Read entire story]

A’s veterans ceding playing time to youngsters

MIAMI - As the A’s youth movement continues now at the big-league level, playing time for some veterans is dipping substantially. Trevor Plouffe was not at third base again Wednesday, and he got just one start in six [Read entire story]

A’s only run comes via balk in 8-1 loss to Miami

MIAMI — Yonder Alonso, the A’s breakout All-Star candidate, returned to his hometown Tuesday and scored the first run of the game ... on a balk. [...] with two strikes on Oakland starter Jharel Cotton, who was [Read entire story]

A’s Andrew Triggs might miss more time than expected

MIAMI — Andrew Triggs had figured that his left hip strain was something minor that might require him to miss one or two starts, but his timeline is more uncertain after the results of an MRI exam. According to [Read entire story]