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22-25, 4th in AL West

Tanaka rebounds, but A's rally against Yanks bullpen, 4-1

Masahiro Tanaka struck out a career-high 13 but wound up a tough-luck loser when reliever Tyler Clippard's wild pickoff throw sparked a go-ahead, two-run eighth inning in the Oakland Athletics' 4-1 victory over the New York Yankees on Friday night.

Tanaka strikes out a career-high 13 (0:23)
Vogt connects on two-run homer (0:30)
Judge can't get foul ball, but gets high-five from fan (0:15)
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A's pitchers Graveman, Hahn likely DL-bound

Athletics pitcher Kendall Graveman was scratched from his start at Yankee Stadium on Friday night and likely is headed to the disabled list along with fellow A's right-hander Jesse Hahn.

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Athletics 1B Yonder Alonso remains out of Friday's lineup vs. the Yankees after being hit on the right wrist by a pitch this past Tuesday. Ryon Healy will start at 1B and Mark Canha will serve as the DH against Masahiro Tanaka.

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Inside Heat: Slusser On Gray's Future, More

Buster Olney talks to Susan Slusser of The San Francisco Chronicle about Sonny Gray's future with the club, new stadium developments in the Bay Area and much more.


BBTN: Gray changes everything, Price's status, Ross

Before a conversation with two-time World Series champion David Ross, Buster Olney and Jon Sciambi discuss how Oakland A's pitcher Sonny Gray's recent performances have shifted the starting pitching market, pitcher David Price's status with the Boston Red Sox, more oddities with the New York Mets and more. Plus, Rob Biertempfel on star outfielder Andrew McCutchen's future with the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Sonny Gray threw 27 sliders Wednesday...he threw 28 in his previous 3 starts combined. The Marlins were 0-12 with 9 K's against it.

Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer 

That's the third consecutive quality start by Sonny Gray, it's only the third time in his career he has recorded double-digit strikeouts and he has 19 K's compared to three walks in his past two turns. Better yet: those two opponents (Red Sox, Marlins) are not traditionally known as strikeout-heavy offenses. Intrigued, I am.

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The Athletics placed P Bobby Wahl (strained right shoulder) on the 10-day DL and purchased the contract of P Zach Neal from Triple-A Nashville in a corresponding roster move.


Bour's four hits helps Marlins hold off Athletics 11-9

Justin Bour matched his career high with four hits, including his fourth home run in five games, to highlight Miami's best offensive game of the season, and the Marlins held off a late surge to beat the Oakland Athletics 11-9 on Tuesday night.

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How many 3s and home runs can you fit into one photo? Well, here are 115 home runs and 1,548 3-pointers in one. Athletics slugger Khris Davis and Warriors star Klay Thompson ran into each other in the Bay Area and stopped to get a photo. (Photo credit: Jesse Sanchez MLB/Twitter)

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Revisiting preseason questions: Athletics

In mid-February, we wondered if Oakland could rebound from an ugly defensive season in 2016. So far, the A's are on pace to post similar, if not worse, numbers.

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A's 2B Chad Pinder slugs a 389-footer just out of the park during Sunday's matchup against the Red Sox.

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Two Oakland players were atop the home-run list on Saturday by blasting balls more than 450 feet. Chad Pinder's 483-foot bomb was the longest homer hit in the MLB so far this season.

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The Athletics hit their 3 longest HR of 2017 in the bottom of the 5th inning Saturday against the Red Sox.

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Chad Pinder's 483-ft HR is the longest by an Athletics player since ESPN began tracking HR in 2009. The Athletics have said they believe it's only the 3rd HR hit into the plaza reserve, joining Mark McGwire in 1996 and Larry Walker in 1999. McGwire (583) and Walker (383) combined for 966 major-league home runs. Pinder now has 5

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.23924th
On Base Percentage.30826th
Slugging Percentage.4288th
Earned Run Average4.3922nd
Quality Starts23Tied-10th

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