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A’s fall to Angels; Sean Manaea exits with shoulder tightness

ANAHEIM — Just as the A’s are about to get their top two starters off the disabled list, their No. 3 starter might be headed onto it. Left-hander Sean Manaea came out of the A’s 8-5 loss to the Angels on Wednesday [Read entire story]

A’s Matt Joyce shows signs of coming out of funk

ANAHEIM — Matt Joyce entered Wednesday’s game batting .157, and over the eight previous games, he was 2-for-23. [...] in the A’s 8-5 loss to the Angels, he doubled in the second inning and walloped a two-run [Read entire story]

Ryan LaMarre called up when A’s face former team

ANAHEIM — Ryan LaMarre was in the Angels’ organization just last week, and on Tuesday, the A’s called up the outfielder to face the team with which he spent spring training. LaMarre, acquired Sunday from the [Read entire story]

Angels beat A’s in 11th inning after early pitchers’ duel

ANAHEIM — Two pitchers who weren’t in their team’s rotations to open the season put on a show shutting down hitters Tuesday night at Angel Stadium, but the game was decided long after both left. Kole Calhoun [Read entire story]

A’s John Axford expects to be throwing again soon

Reliever John Axford said Saturday that he’s probably just days away from resuming throwing as he recovers from a right shoulder strain. Axford said he had some issues Wednesday with sock throws - throwing a baseball [Read entire story]

Rajai Davis could be ready to play for A’s on Sunday

Rajai Davis was on the field before Saturday’s game, testing out his left hamstring, doing some running and some hitting. “I think we’re potentially close to getting him in a game,” manager Bob Melvin [Read entire story]

Resilient A’s stop Seattle, pick up 3rd win in a row

Before Thursday’s game, A’s manager Bob Melvin used the word “moxie” in reference to starter Cesar Valdez, making his first big-league appearance in nearly seven years. Oakland bounced back from an early deficit [Read entire story]

A’s score early, play error-free, top Texas 9-1

Two areas of emphasis for Oakland entering the season were an improved defense and early scoring. Everyone in the starting lineup recorded at least one hit and Khris Davis moved into a tie for the major-league lead in [Read entire story]

Jesse Hahn turns in another nice start for A’s

Jesse Hahn, left out of the rotation the first week of the season, is doing some heavy lifting now that he’s back on Oakland’s roster. In his third appearance and second start since being recalled on April 5, Hahn [Read entire story]

Marcus Semien goes on DL, A’s call up Chad Pinder

For the first time in his career, Marcus Semien is on the disabled list. The A’s shortstop will have to sit out at least 10 days — but it could be much longer if the scaphoid bone in his right wrist turns out to be [Read entire story]

A’s-nemesis Jason Vargas shuts down Oakland again

With the series already in hand, the A’s craved the sweep at Kauffman Stadium, especially after a long streak of wins against the Royals. A’s vanquisher Jason Vargas was the opposing starter, though, and Kansas City [Read entire story]

A’s Sonny Gray to pitch in game at extended spring training

Sonny Gray is two weeks or so from returning to the A’s. The right-hander, recovering from a lat strain, will go to extended spring training in Arizona to throw three innings in a game at the team’s minor-league [Read entire story]

A’s Sonny Gray to pitch in game at extended spring training

Sonny Gray is two weeks or so from returning to the A’s. The right-hander, recovering from a lat strain, will go to extended spring training in Arizona to throw three innings in a game at the team’s minor-league [Read entire story]

A’s get first look at Josh Reddick with Astros on Friday

Josh Reddick, the right fielder for Oakland’s 2012-14 playoff teams, will be back with the Astros for the weekend series, his first-ever appearance against his old team. A’s reliever Sean Doolittle is used to facing [Read entire story]

A’s get first look at Josh Reddick with Astros on Friday

Josh Reddick, the right fielder for Oakland’s 2012-14 playoff teams, will be back with the Astros for the weekend series, his first-ever appearance against his old team. A’s reliever Sean Doolittle is used to facing [Read entire story]

A’s Jharel Cotton thrilled by compliments from idol

Pretty exciting. Cotton, 25, worked seven shutout innings at Kansas City on Monday, and Martinez noted that they are the same height (5-foot-11), they were both prospects traded by the Dodgers, and they have the same [Read entire story]

Strong work from Andrew Triggs as A’s beat Royals again

Andrew Triggs is thriving as a starter with the A’s, and on Wednesday at Kauffman Stadium, he turned in six scoreless innings in Oakland’s 8-3 win over the Royals, the team that drafted him in 2012. Best known as [Read entire story]

A’s take tarps off; upper deck tickets $15

New A’s team president Dave Kaval continues to make moves popular with the fanbase, and on Tuesday, he took action on a longstanding fan complaint. Kaval announced on Facebook Live that the team was in the process of [Read entire story]

Could next Stanford coach have A’s background?

With longtime Stanford head coach Mark Marquess retiring after this season, his successor remains a mystery. At the top of Stanford’s wish list, according to several sources, is onetime Stanford and A’s catcher A.J. [Read entire story]

A’s add second bullpen catcher Jeremy Dowdy

The team has added a second bullpen catcher Friday, along with incumbent Phil Pohl, because the workload is so heavy that most teams now use two extra catchers. In the A’s case, with Pohl being among the regular [Read entire story]