A's Maxwell Takes To Knee In Bullpen During Anthem In TexasBruce Maxwell took to a knee in the Oakland bullpen during the national anthem before the Athletics' game against the Texas Rangers on Thursday night.
Olson, Lowrie Lead Oakland To 8-3 Win In DetroitNicholas Castellanos had three hits for the Tigers, extending his career-best hitting streak to 15 games.
A's Outfielder Matt Joyce Suspended 2 Games For Gay Slur"For me it just wasn't the right time to say some stuff like that," Joyce said. "I fired back and obviously as soon as you fire back you regret saying anything, because it's just not worth it."
Athletics Designate Popular Catcher Vogt For AssignmentVogt hit .217 with four home runs and 20 RBIs in 54 games this season with 36 starts at catcher and seven as the designated hitter.
Toilet Backs Up Into Yankees Dugout At Oakland Coliseum [PHOTOS]Several maintenance workers spent nearly an hour trying to fix a backed up toilet while a member of the Coliseum staff mopped up the standing water seeping into the dugout.
Verlander, Power Hitters Lift Tigers Over A's 9-4Ausmus shuffled his lineup before the game, moving J.D. Martinez from fifth to second in the batting order
Oakland A's Beat The Tigers 5-1Mike Pelfrey (0-4) allowed five runs and nine hits in 6 2/3 innings and remains winless since signing with Detroit this past offseason.
MLB 5 Best And Worst Surprises From First MonthOne full month of the MLB season is in the books, what are the biggest surprises?
30 Players: Semien Looks To Break Out With A'sWhen you take a look at Marcus Semien’s stats, nothing really jumps out at you, until you get to his on-base percentage. If you were wondering why he was the main target of Athletics GM Billy Beane in the Jeff Samardzija trade, look no further.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Giants' World Series Win Won't Make Them A DynastyThe San Francisco Giants could win a third World Series in five seasons by beating the Kansas City Royals. But it won't make them a dynasty.
Playoff Pinch Hits: It's All Kansas City In The American League PlayoffsThe Royals have a six-game winning streak in the 2014 MLB postseason. And now they head back to Kansas City with a 2-0 lead over the Orioles in the ALCS.
Playoff Pinch Hits: American League Championship Series Is SetThe Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals are both in the ALCS, with unlikely sweeps in their respective ALDS matchups.