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5 hrs ago | Swingin' A's

The Ups and Downs of Oakland Pitching

A team known for its pitching. That can pretty much sum up the A's in one sentence.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Sean Doolittle, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Tommy Milone, A.J Griffin, Jarrod Parker

22 hrs ago | Austin American-Statesman

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Houston Top 1st - UMPIRES: Home,Mike Winters; First, Andy Fletcher; Second, Seth Buckminster; Third, Mike Muchlinski; - Jose Altuve grounded out second to first.

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Related Topix: Sports, Yoenis Cespedes, Baseball Players, L.J Hoes, Jonathan Villar

Sat Apr 19, 2014

SFGate

A's young talent hoping to stick around for a while

Keeping Sean Doolittle through free agency, and with two option years to boot, looks like a great deal for the A's while also providing Doolittle some long-term security.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sonny Gray, Baseball Players

Athletics Nation

Game #17: A's walk off, Kazmir goes eight, everybody gets ice cream

It appeared the Athletics would end up leaving far too many men on the bases, but ninth inning heroics from Jed Lowrie, Josh Donaldson, Yoenis Cespedes, Alberto Callaspo, and Josh Reddick allowed the A's to pull off a 4-3 win over the Astros.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Josh Donaldson, Yoenis Cespedes, Jose Altuve, Coco Crisp, Jonathan Villar

BaySportsNet.com

Reddick Gives A's Walk-Off 4-3 Victory Over the Houston Astros

Following the A's 11-3 drubbing of the Houston Astros Friday night, the two teams faced off again Saturday in front of a packed house of 33,166 fans hoping to see the American League best Oakland A's improve on their record.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Houston Astros, Major League Baseball, Oakland Athletics, Jonathan Villar, Daric Barton

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Oakland A's play deep into night, lose to Angels

What could have been a spectacular road trip turned in to a merely very good road trip Wednesday night when the A's blew a ninth-inning lead, then lost 5-4 to the Angels on catcher Chris Iannetta's two-out solo homer in the 12th.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Tommy Milone, Dan Otero, Yoenis Cespedes, Drew Pomeranz

The Wave

Angels Afterthoughts: Iannetta's all-around game

First, in the seventh inning of the Angels' eventual 5-4 win over the Oakland Athletics, he was grazed by a pitch on his foot.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Drew Pomeranz

Tue Apr 15, 2014

SFGate

First-place A's stage another late comeback to beat Angels

What a wild, wild night at Angel Stadium, back and forth, ragged pitching, baffling baserunning - and lots of clutch hitting from both teams.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Dan Straily, Kole Calhoun

SFGate

Jaso's pinch homer gives A's a victory

APRIL 14: Pinch hitter John Jaso #5 of the Oakland Athletics is greeted by teammates in the dugout after hitting a two run home run in the ninth inning to give the As a 3-2 lead against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 14, 2014 in Anaheim, California.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels, Josh Donaldson, Yoenis Cespedes

Mon Apr 14, 2014

590ktie.com

John Jaso's pinch-hit HR lifts A's over Angels 3-2

Pinch-hitter John Jaso came through with a two-run homer off closer Ernesto Frieri in the ninth inning, sending the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Oakland Athletics, Los Angeles Angels, Hector Santiago, Baseball Players, Josh Donaldson

Athletics Nation

The "Closer by Committee" needs a nickname

So far, the closer-by-committee is 2 for 2. Hopefully, it's here to stay. And if it's here to stay, it needs a better name.

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Related Topix: Sports, Eric Sogard, Chris Carter, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball

Athletics Nation

The "Closer by Committee" Needs a Nickname

So far, the closer-by-committee is 2-for-2. Hopefully, it's here to stay. And if it's here to stay, it needs a better name.

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Related Topix: Sports, Eric Sogard, Chris Carter, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Seattle Mariners

Young makes rotation debut in finale with A's

Two recent comeback stories and two American League West division rivals meet head-on Sunday when the A's and Mariners conclude their three-game series at Safeco Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Dustin Ackley, Baseball Players, Justin Smoak, Craig Gentry, Seattle Mariners

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Athletics Nation

Game #9: Straily, Donaldson, Fuld Power A's To Sweep

As much as Dan Straily likely appreciated Oakland's six runs Thursday afternoon, he would have happily settled for two.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Dan Straily, Brian Dozier, Daric Barton, Yoenis Cespedes, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball

Detroit Free Press

AL roundup: Ex-Tiger Avisail Garcia injured as White Sox fall to Rockies

That's the way the afternoon went for the Chicago White Sox, who lost to the Colorado Rockies, 10-4, on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Avisail Garcia, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox, Colorado Rockies, Robbie Erlin, Alex Gordon

Medford Mail Tribune

Royals' Guthrie improves to 2-0

Alex Gordon hit a three-run homer and matched a career high with four RBIs as Kansas City downed the Tampa Bay Rays, 7-3 on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Alex Gordon, Tampa Bay Rays, Major League Baseball, Jake Odorizzi, James Shields, Jared Burton

Swingin' A's

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of a 5-3 Offense

Most Athletics fans understand that the A's are really close to having the best record in baseball.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Glen Perkins, Daric Barton

Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Miami Herald

Pesky Twins still fall to Athletics in 11 innings

Their late comeback Wednesday took them into extra innings before Derek Norris' three-run homer on a fat pitch from Jared Burton led to their 7-4 loss to Oakland in 11 innings.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Anthony Swarzak, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Glen Perkins, Josh Donaldson, Brian Dozier

Inside Bay Area

Oakland A's win on Norris' 3-run blast in 11th

Catcher Derek Norris took Jim Johnson off the hook Wednesday afternoon, hammering a three-run homer in the 11th inning to enable the A's to pull out a 7-4 win over Minnesota after the Twins had knocked around the A's closer when he tried to end the game in regulation.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jim Johnson, Dan Otero, Dan Straily, Daric Barton

Sports Network

A's try to continue recent mastery of Twins

Oakland will hand the ball to righty Jesse Chavez on Wednesday, as the Athletics try to continue their recent mastery of the Minnesota Twins in the second of three games at Target Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball, Yoenis Cespedes, Baseball Players, Jason Kubel, Kurt Suzuki, Aaron Hicks

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