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2017 Schedule
75-87, 5th in AL West

A's add Christenson as bench coach

The Athletics named Ryan Christenson the team's bench coach on Thursday, replacing Chip Hale, who will return to his previous role as third base coach. Christenson has worked his way up the minor league ladder, managing Oakland's Class-A, Double-A and Triple-A affiliates.

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Murphy gets on the board for Mesa

Athletics prospect Sean Murphy, a catcher who was Oakland's third-round draftee in 2016, got two hits and scored one run for the Mesa Solar Sox in a 4-3 loss to the Glendale Desert Dogs on Saturday.

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Sheldon Neuse has grand day in AFL

The A's farmhand hit a grand slam as part of a 3-for-4 performance for the Mesa Solar Sox on Wednesday. Neuse, a second-round pick by the Nationals in 2016, scored three of Mesa's nine runs in a win.

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Bay Area teams unite in wildfire relief efforts

Deadly wildfires in Northern California have created poor air quality in the Bay Area, altering the Raiders' practice schedule. The Raiders joined other local professional sports teams to donate $450,000 toward relief efforts.

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Keith Law

Law: Prospects to watch in the Arizona Fall League

Three intriguing prospects -- including two of the team's first four picks in the 2016 draft -- highlight the Athletics' inclusions on the Mesa Solar Sox's roster this fall.

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Hank Aaron Award finalists announced

The Hank Aaron Award recognizes the most outstanding offensive performer in each league. Finalists for all 30 teams were revealed Monday.

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Bronx bombers led the way in 2017

Aaron Judge hit two of the four longest home runs in MLB this regular season, while teammate Gary Sanchez claimed the No. 2 spot. Rounding out the top five were Joey Gallo (third) and Kennys Vargas and Matt Olson, who tied for fifth.

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Sunday's longest home runs

Mike Marjama's first MLB homer paced the league Sunday, one foot longer than Khris Davis' 43rd of the season. Pablo Sandoval, Marcell Ozuna and Nick Williams rounded out the list on the final day of the regular season.

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Final Power Rankings: Where do Athletics slot?

Perhaps the most promising development in the A's strong second half (36-37) was their improvement from MLB's worst defense via defensive runs saved to posting positive numbers after the break.

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Choo homers as Rangers top A's

Shin-Soo Choo tied a career high with his 22nd home run and the Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 5-3 on Friday night.

Canha sends Oakland fans home happy

Mark Canha hit a game-winning home run in the bottom of the ninth inning in the A's victory over the Mariners on Wednesday. Canha has hit three home runs in just 11 at-bats in the ninth inning or later this season after entering 2017 with no homers in 56 career at-bats that late in the game. Canha's 1.273 slugging percentage in the ninth inning or later is the highest for any major league player this season (min. 10 ABs). Canha's slugging percentage in innings one through eight is just .336 this season.

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Buster Olney

Athletics' offseason to-do list

Oakland would seem to be in a good position to sign a couple of free agents -- pitchers, in particular -- with the idea of establishing value in the first half of 2018 and then flipping the players for prospects.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs73917th
Batting Average.24624th
On Base Percentage.31920th
Slugging Percentage.4369th
Earned Run Average4.6723rd
Quality Starts73Tied-11th
WHIP1.3614th
BAA.26117th