Oakland Athletics

4th AL West | 56-73
  • Batting Avg
    .249 AVG
  • Runs
    513 R
  • Earned Runs Avg
    4.51 ERA
  • Home Runs Allowed
    153 HR
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch

    Reyes allows one run in 4 2/3 innings in first start; Cards fall 3-2

    Alex Reyes' much-anticipated first big-league start came up one out short of having a chance at a win, saw him finally allow a run and, with him long gone, the Cardinals lose 3-2 to the Oakland Athletics on Saturday night at Busch Stadium. Reyes threw 4 2/3 innings and gave up just two hits but walked four, leading him to need 89 pitches to get that far. He struck out three and gave up a run when reliever Zach Duke issued a bases-loaded walk that forced in a runner that Reyes had put on base after Reyes had taken a seat in the dugout. The Cardinals could have used Reyes out of the bullpen on Saturday. They carried a 2-1 lead into the eighth, when the Athletics scored two runs off reliever Matt

  • Fantasy baseball waiver wire: Rich Hill debuts with the Dodgers
    USA Today

    Fantasy baseball waiver wire: Rich Hill debuts with the Dodgers

    Depending on some league rules, there may be a premier fantasy free agent out there in NL-only formats. Otherwise, the pickings are pretty slim until major league teams are allowed to expand their active rosters on Sept. 1. Spend wisely ... if you have anything left to spend. Suggested Free Agent Acquisition Budget (FAAB) bids are based on a season-long cap of $100. If your team has a specific positional need, feel free to bid even higher. DOUBLE CHECK: Last week's waiver wire suggestions (Statistics through Thursday’s games except where noted.) BEST BETS SP Rich Hill, Los Angeles Dodgers (NL: $35) Acquired from the Oakland A's at the Aug. 1 trade deadline, Hill had his first start with the Dodgers

  • Sanchez still starring, Astros walk off

    Sanchez still starring, Astros walk off

    New York Yankees rookie Gary Sanchez continued the incredible start to his MLB career, while the Houston Astros walked off. Sanchez went three-for-five with four RBIs and became just the third player in MLB history to hit 10 homers in his first 22 games