Posts Tagged By MICHAEL WAGAMAN

A’s waste early scoring chances, lose to Yankees 5-3

Oakland Athletics' Jesse Hahn works against the New York Yankees in the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, May 30, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jesse Hahn twice got the best of Carlos Beltran, getting the Yankees’ slugger to strike out and ground out in his first two at-bats.

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Gray goes 8 in A’s 6-2 win over Yankees

Oakland Athletics' Brett Lawrie, right, celebrates with third base coach Mike Gallego after Lawrie hit a two-run home run off New York Yankees' Jacob Lindgren in the eighth inning of a baseball game Friday, May 29, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Athletics are finally starting to do the little things they failed to do early in the season, like stringing together timely hits with runners in scoring position and playing flawless defense.

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