Oakland Athletics

4th AL West | 32-42
  • Batting Avg
    .253 AVG
  • Runs
    295 R
  • Earned Runs Avg
    4.58 ERA
  • Home Runs Allowed
    93 HR
  • ABC News

    Crisp Helps Athletics Beat Angels 7-3

    Coco Crisp and Danny Valencia helped Dillon Overton have a winning debut. Crisp hit a two-run single and scored four times, Danny Valencia homered and drove in three runs, and Overton pitched into the sixth inning to get the win in major league debut as the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-3 on Saturday night. Overton was overcome with emotion as he exited and was still flying high after his first postgame beer shower. "When I got taken out, I was walking off the field and looking up at the stands at my family," Overton said. "It almost makes your eyes want to start watering a little bit because it's such a surreal feeling. It's a dream come true. Not many people can get their

  • HardballTalk3 hours ago

    What’s on Tap: Previewing Sunday’s action

    Craig is on vacation for two weeks, so it’s just you lovely people and yours truly. Please, stop throwing tomatoes. I promise I’ll try my hardest. It’s a little early in the season still to play division watchdog, but the Nationals are on a seven-game losing streak and enter Sunday with a tenuous two-game lead over the Mets in the NL East. The Mets have been dealing, seemingly, with injury after injury, but they’ve picked up four games in the standings within the last week. The Nats dropped the final two games of a four-game set against the Padres, then got swept by the Dodgers, and will try this afternoon to stave off a sweep by the Brewers to cap off what has been an ugly road trip. The Mets