Jerry McDonald has been with the Bay Area News Group for 40 years covering the NFL and Major League Baseball as well as college and high school sports.
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A's take early lead, but home runs by Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton against Cole Irvin make the difference.
A's right-hander Adrian Martinez gets his second shot as a starter Thursday night in Seattle.
The Athletics have scored one run or fewer in 12 of Frankie Montas' 16 starts.
Bullpen meltdowns have been an issue for the Athletics for much of the season.
Everything goes wrong in seventh inning as Athletics implode against Yankees.
The Athletics head to New York to face the Yankees on a roll -- sort of.
In need of bullpen help, Athletics recall Sam Selman and option Jared Koenig to Las Vegas.
A's do it the hard way -- beat Royals 9-7.
A's utilityman Chad Pinder is out of the lineup for the second straight day with a neck injury.
Santa Clara guard Jalen Williams taken at No. 12 by Oklahoma City -- the highest draft pick in school history.