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Alonso hits HRs, Cotton allows them in A’s loss

Alonso’s second career multi-homer game followed almost on the heels of his first, which was Saturday. In the sixth inning, he took Meyer deep again to pass Khris Davis for the A’s lead in homers and move into a tie [Read entire story]

A’s bring up outfielder Mark Canha, cut slumping Jaff Decker

The A’s recalled right-handed-hitting outfielder Mark Canha on Tuesday and designated lefty-hitting outfielder Jaff Decker for assignment. Canha, who was 2-for-19 in his first stint with Oakland after missing almost [Read entire story]

A’s beat Tigers on Rosales’ 2-out hit in 9th

On a night Yonder Alonso flexed his new-found power, it was a little groundball single to left by Adam Rosales that gave Oakland a stunning, last-second win over Detroit. The A’s trailed all night, but down one run in [Read entire story]

A’s Sean Manaea to make minor-league rehab start Tuesday

Left-hander Sean Manaea won’t return to Oakland’s rotation for at least a week. General manager David Forst said Tuesday’s game will be a tandem effort for Manaea and another pitcher on the disabled list, [Read entire story]

Bruce Maxwell joins A’s after little sleep

MINNEAPOLIS - Catcher Bruce Maxwell was up so early Thursday, at 3:30 a.m. after a long night game at Round Rock, Texas, that he had to make sure he let the flight attendant know he was sleep deprived. Maxwell estimated [Read entire story]

A’s Sean Manaea not ready for bullpen session, DL stay might be extended

MINNEAPOLIS - Sean Manaea, who is on the 10-day disabled list with left shoulder tightness, did not throw his planned bullpen session Thursday. [...] Manaea threw long toss, and the team will play it by ear when it [Read entire story]

Kendall Graveman off his game, can’t stop A’s slide

MINNEAPOLIS — On a day the A’s already had lost one of their bullpen regulars, their most reliable starter faltered, magnifying the lousy turn this season has taken. Before Wednesday’s game, left-handed reliever [Read entire story]

Sean Doolittle goes on DL; Bobby Wahl gets 1st call-up

MINNEAPOLIS — Going by past history, Sean Doolittle’s latest shoulder injury is likely to sideline the left-hander for at least two months. “I don’t know if this is going to be a quick thing,” manager Bob [Read entire story]

Dallas Keuchel stops Oakland; A’s eager for Gray, Davis to return

HOUSTON — After six losses in seven games, the A’s could use a boost, and they’ll get one Tuesday with the return of their most high-profile starter, Sonny Gray, and leadoff man Rajai Davis. Keuchel allowed just [Read entire story]

Andrew Triggs terrific again, A’s end losing streak

The reliever-turned-starter worked a career-high seven innings as Oakland beat first-place Houston 2-1. Triggs (4-1) had his slider, his curveball and his fastball all going, a boon for catcher Stephen Vogt. Deft as [Read entire story]

A’s Sean Manaea upbeat, no plan for him yet

HOUSTON - Sean Manaea, who left his start Wednesday after just two innings because of shoulder stiffness, was encouraged with how he felt after playing catch Friday. With the new 10-day DL, however, Oakland would be [Read entire story]

A’s Sonny Gray pleased with rehab outing in hometown

HOUSTON - A’s starter Sonny Gray, who is from Nashville, was still sporting a Triple-A Nashville Sounds cap on Friday when he arrived in Houston. Gray’s report from the Sounds: shortstop Franklin Barreto, who has [Read entire story]

Sonny Gray has excellent rehab start; Sean Manaea’s status iffy

Manaea’s status, they got terrific news about another of their starters. Sonny Gray worked six scoreless innings in a rehab appearance with Triple-A Nashville on Thursday and appears on track to start for the A’s [Read entire story]

Graveman turns in amazing play, but A’s swept at Anaheim

ANAHEIM — Just off the disabled list, Kendall Graveman dashed right into potential harm with one of the more spectacular defensive plays the A’s have turned in since Josh Donaldson’s memorable leap over the tarp [Read entire story]

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]