The Cy Young races hold a lot of intrigue, where Cubs ace Jake Arrieta could trump the Dodgers' duo of Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke.
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Athletics drop in Power Rankings
Oakland finished its season with a 68-94 record, its worst mark since 1997. How far down did the A's fall in our final rankings? Find out here
The Oakland Athletics wanted to make sure they could keep David Forst in the front office after other clubs sought to hire him, so they promoted him to general manager Monday and elevated Billy B
Hank Aaron Award finalists: AL West
The Hank Aaron Award is given annually to a player recognized as the most outstanding offensive performer in his league. Here are the nominees for each AL West team:
- Houston Astros: Carlos Correa
- Los Angeles Angels: Mike Trout
- Oakland Athletics: Josh Reddick
- Seattle Mariners: Nelson Cruz
- Texas Rangers: Prince Fielder
Abad tries and fails to sit on beanbag
A's reliever Fernando Abad learned the hard way that beanbag chairs move when you try to sit on them. How bad was the damage? Injuries of the year
Seth Smith hit a two-out, solo home run in the bottom of the eighth and the Seattle Mariners rallied for a 3-2 win over the Oakland Athletics in their season finale on Sunday.
Burning up the basepaths
Billy Burns' 26 steals this season land him among the top-10 base-stealers in all of baseball. Did the speedy A's outfielder have the most unexpected rookie performance of the year? Rookie surprises, disappointments (Insider)
Marcus Semien hit a two-run homer in the 13th inning to lift the Oakland Athletics to a 7-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night.
Danny Valencia hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning, lifting the Oakland Athletics over the Seattle Mariners 4-2 Friday night.
A tip of the cap to Tim Hudson
The 40-year-old right-hander made the final start of his 17-year career. He won 222 games with the A's, Braves and Giants, which should put him in Hall of Fame discussion. Thursday's Top 5
Tim Hudson left the pitching mound for likely the last time Thursday, receiving a roaring ovation and tipping his cap to every section of the stadium in Thursday's 3-2 loss to the Dodgers.
Barry Zito said "I feel complete" after what might have been his final start -- an 8-7 A's win over the Angels in Anaheim, where Zito's major league debut was a win over the Angels.
A's regain advantage vs. Angels
The Angels put up three runs in the sixth and took a 5-3 lead into the seventh, but the Athletics quickly erased the deficit and took the lead on Stephen Vogt's RBI single. The Angels, who have a half-game lead over the Astros for the second AL wild-card spot, trail 7-5. Follow live
Who's royally bad in September?
Well, the Royals, for one. You know it's bad when you're lumped in with the A's, Phillies and Reds, who are the worst teams in their respective divisions. The A's, in fact, are below .300 in September.
Justine Siegel has made history breaking barriers in baseball before. She did it again, becoming a guest instructor for the Oakland Athletics' Instructional League team.
Albert Pujols had an RBI double among his three hits, Erick Aybar drove in three runs and the Los Angeles Angels kept the AL playoff race tight for yet another day with their seventh consecutive
Justine Siegal, a female coach who was the first woman to throw batting practice for an MLB team, will serve as a guest instructor during the Athletics' instructional league that begins Sunday.
A's hire woman as Instructional League coach
The team named Justine Siegal a guest instructor, becoming the first MLB team to hire a female coach. Said Siegal, who will work with minor leaguers from Oct. 4-17, to the San Francisco Chronicle: "The A's are a first-class organization and it will be an honor to wear their uniform."
Check out why Los Angeles, a half-game out of the second wild-card spot and on a six-game winning streak, shouldn't overlook Oakland's Chris Bassitt.
Athletics ace Sonny Gray has been scratched from his Wednesday start due to left hip soreness, meaning he will not pitch again in his breakout 2015 season.
Pinch-hitter David Murphy drove a bases-loaded single into left field to end it, and the Los Angeles Angels kept the pressure on in the AL wild-card race with their sixth consecutive victory, 5-4
A's drop in power rankings
Oakland wraps up its regular season with six games on the road, starting in Los Angeles tonight. See where the A's landed in our final-week rankings: Power Rankings
Barry Zito will get another start
The Athletics announced that Zito will pitch Wednesday in place of Sonny Gray, who's done for the season with a hip injury. On Saturday, Zito made his first start with Oakland since 2005.