We spent two weeks with Oakland's latest band of fun-loving misfits to discover how the A's are once again defying the odds and streaking toward October.
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While the Rockies, Dodgers and Cardinals battle for two playoff spots, we have a new team at the top of the heap.
Khris Davis hit a grand slam in the ninth inning but the Oakland Athletics again came up short, beaten by the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 on Sunday.
Jake Bauers hit a three-run homer off Jeurys Familia in the eighth inning to help the Tampa Bay Rays set back the playoff-chasing Oakland Athletics with a 7-5 win Saturday night.
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Khris Davis led off the 10th inning with his major league-leading 42nd homer, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 on Friday night.
Dylan Bundy had eight strikeouts in six solid innings, and the Baltimore Orioles ended the Oakland Athletics' six-game winning streak with a 5-3 victory Thursday night.
A's right-hander Trevor Cahill has been scratched from Saturday's scheduled start with a strained muscle in his back, the latest in a long line of A's starters dealing with injuries. Cahill is returning to Oakland for an MRI.
Matt Olson homered during a 10-run third inning in which the first 11 batters reached base, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Baltimore Orioles 10-0 Wednesday night for their sixth straight victory.
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Mike Fiers remained unbeaten in an Oakland uniform, working six solid innings to lead the Athletics past the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 on a damp Tuesday night.
A's lefty Sean Manaea, who was 12-9 with a career-best 3.59 ERA and 108 strikeouts, will miss the rest of the season and possibly 2019 after having surgery.
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Stephen Piscotty homered and Oakland rallied from an early three-run deficit to beat the Texas Rangers 7-3 on Sunday, the Athletics' fourth straight win and sixth in seven games.
Khris Davis hit his major league-leading 41st home run, Matt Olson homered to drive in the go-ahead run and the Oakland Athletics defeated the Texas Rangers 8-6 on Saturday for their fifth win in six games.
Athletics rookie Ramon Laureano hit two home runs, Marcus Semien also went deep and Oakland beat the Texas Rangers 8-4 on Friday night.
A's reliever Shawn Kelley said he nearly cut the tip off his thumb on his pitching hand when washing a "really sharp knife." He hopes to be able to pitch Friday.
From who's hot to who's hurt, if this week's series was indeed a preview of the AL wild-card game, what did it tell us about Oct. 3?