The Oakland Athletics scratched starter Sonny Gray because of an illness and brought up right-hander Chris Bassitt from Triple-A Nashville to face Colorado.
Bowden: A's could shop free agents
Among the teams that are likely to be sellers before the July 31 trade deadline are the Athletics. With the club's latest run of contention apparently halted, general manager Billy Beane can offer three quality free agents who would be attractive to contenders. 10 likely sellers (Insider)
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Josh Reddick and Ike Davis hit two-run homers in the first inning to back seven scoreless innings from Kendall Graveman, and the Oakland Athletics snapped a three-game losing streak by beating th
A's snap skid, rout Rockies in Oakland
Billy Butler finished a triple shy of the cycle, Ike Davis homered in a 4-run 1st inning and Oakland defeated Colorado 7-1 to end its 3-game losing streak. Box score
Blackmon's HR gets Rockies on board
After Kendall Graveman shut them down for 7 innings, the Rockies needed just 4 pitches to score off reliever Evan Scribner. Charlie Blackmon drove a 2-1 pitch to right for a solo shot, but the A's still lead 5-1. Follow live
Kendall Graveman shutting down Rockies
The A's right-hander has tossed 6 shutout innings so far tonight, scattering 4 hits and 3 walks along with 2 strikeouts. Oakland has scored all of its runs on HRs, giving Graveman a comfortable 5-0 lead. Follow live
Butler extends Athletics' lead
Oakland's bats had gone quiet after a 4-run 1st inning. Billy Butler woke them up with a solo HR in the 4th, pushing the lead over the Rockies to 5-0. Follow live
Reddick, Davis homers put A's up
It's been a rough 1st inning for Rockies starter David Hale. Four A's batters have recorded hits, including 2-run HRs by Josh Reddick and Ike Davis. The last-place A's are trying to snap a 3-game losing skid. Follow live
Power Rankings: Oakland A's at no. 23
After winning five straight and fighting their way back into contention, the A's had a rough end of the week with a sweep at home by the Royals. The offense went cold, scoring just seven runs in the series, dropping Oakland back to 10 games under .500. Power Rankings
Mike Trout, Jimmy Nelson are the players to build your daily fantasy baseball lineup around on June 29.
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Jeremy Guthrie struck out a season-high seven batters in six innings and Salvador Perez homered to help the Kansas City Royals complete a three-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics with a 5-3 vict
Kansas City wins 4th straight
Salvador Perez slugged his 12th homer of the year and the Royals plated 3 runs in the 6th inning to down the Athletics 5-3. Box score
Chris Young bounced back from his worst start of the season to pitch six innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 3-2 Saturday.
Final: Royals 3, Athletics 2
Kendrys Morales collected 2 RBIs, bringing his June hit-count to 18, and Chris Young picked up his 7th win on the season as the Royals extend their streak to 3 wins.
There were no bench-clearing brawls this go-round in the Royals' 5-2 victory over the A's. That's all bad blood under the bridge, so to speak.
Kendrys Morales and Alex Gordon homered to back Edinson Volquez, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 5-2 on Friday night.
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