7/1/2016 | Pirates top A's, start July with a bang
Trailing 3-0 after two innings, the Pirates buckled down, as pitcher Jeff Locke retired the last nine batters he faced and Jordy Mercer and Josh Harrison each knocked in two runs in the victory.
7/1/2016 | Hill returns to face rookie Kuhl at Coliseum
Chad Kuhl, who beat Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers in his big league debut, makes his second start against the A's. Rich Hill is making is first start since May 29, as he's been on the disabled list with a strained left groin.
7/1/2016 | Overton headed back to Triple-A after loss
Dillon Overton will likely want to forget about his second big league start as quickly as it ended. The A's rookie faced just two batters in the fourth, both of them doubling, before getting the hook Thursday; and by the time the inning was over, he had eight runs attached to his name -- six of them recorded in a messy third inning of a 12-6 loss to the Giants.
7/1/2016 | Double threat: Giants ace gets win vs. A's, starts rally
After watching the A's offense surge in the first three games of the series, the Giants took their turn Thursday at the Coliseum, using a six-run third inning to bulldoze their way to an 12-6 victory and avoid a sweep in the Bay Bridge Series.