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Sunday | Los Angeles Times

Angels walk away with an 8-1 victory over Athletics

Angels center fielder Mike Trout is tagged out by A's catcher Derek Norris for the final out in a six-run second inning Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Cory Rasmus

Sunday Aug 31 | BleacherReport

Adam Dunn Trade Reveals Oakland Athletics' Desperation to Spark Fading Offense

The Oakland Athletics had to do something . With the team continuing to struggle badly of late, having lost the first three of a four-game series against the Los Angeles Angels to fall a season-high four games behind their AL West rival, the A's acquired veteran slugger Adam Dunn in a waiver trade from the Chicago White Sox on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Adam Dunn, Baseball Players, Yoenis Cespedes, Jon Lester, Coco Crisp

Sat Aug 30, 2014

SFGate

Angels shut out reeling Aa s again, this...

Oakland's worst stretch of the season wobbled on, the team looking as bad as at any point over the past two years.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Yoenis Cespedes, Baseball Players, Cory Rasmus, Michael Roth

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Angels beat A's 4-0 behind Weaver, up AL West edge

Oakland Athletics center fielder Coco Crisp falls on his back after trying to catch a two-run home run by Los Angeles Angels' Chris Iannetta during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Coco Crisp, Baseball Players, Oakland Athletics, Mike Trout, Jered Weaver

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Athletics Nation

Looking ahead to September call-ups

The A's are lucky. With Nick Punto, Jed Lowrie , John Jaso and Sean Doolittle all somewhat close to returning from relatively short-term DL stints, roster decisions are getting much easier.

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Related Topix: Sports, Stephen Vogt, Baseball Players, Nate Freiman, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Contra Costa Times

A's Billy Beane: No regrets on trading Cespedes for Lester, Gomes

Four weeks ago, when the A's were playing better than they are now, Billy Beane went out and engineered a shocking trade -- left fielder Yoenis Cespedes to the Red Sox for starting pitcher Jon Lester and left field Jonny Gomes.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Yoenis Cespedes, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Sean Doolittle, Oakland Athletics

SFGate

A's-Astros rubber match - Follow LIVE

Houston Bottom 5th - Jake Marisnick flied out to right. None on with one out and Carlos Corporan due up.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Carlos Corporan, Robbie Grossman, Stephen Vogt

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Austin American-Statesman

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Oakland Top 1st - Josh Donaldson grounded into a fielder`s choice to third. On the play, Craig Gentry advances to second and Coco Crisp out at third.

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Houston Astros

Carter's blast comes too late in Astros' loss

Astros manager Bo Porter hoped Chris Carter's eighth-inning home run had perhaps breathed some life into his team's scuffling offense.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Houston Astros

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Major League Baseball

Samardzija fans 10 as A's keep pace in West chase

Even after enduring an ugly loss to the Angels on national television and an ensuing red-eye flight to Houston on Sunday evening, the A's showed no signs of a hangover Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jeff Samardzija, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

SFGate

A's face Astros - Follow LIVE

Oakland Top 4th - Josh Reddick one-out, two-run Home Run to right scored Brandon Moss.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Jason Castro, Andy Parrino, Robbie Grossman, Stephen Vogt

CBS Local

A's Place Sean Doolittle On DL

AUGUST 23: Derek Norris #36 and Sean Doolittle #62 of the Oakland Athletics celebrate after defeating the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 2-1 at O.co Coliseum on August 23, 2014 in Oakland, California.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Sean Doolittle, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Angels

Swingin' A's

Kazmir Implodes on Mound Versus Angels

In a response to Spinal Tap's release, "Shark Sandwich", a critic gave the band a two word review.

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

Sun Aug 24, 2014

SFGate

A's face Angels - Follow LIVE

LA Angels 8, Oakland 0 LA Angels Top 4th - - Erick Aybar lined out to third to end the inning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kole Calhoun, Baseball Players, Andy Parrino

Inside Bay Area

A's running out of catchers, acquire Geovany Soto from Texas

Suddenly strapped at the catching position, the A's acquired veteran Geovany Soto from the Texas Rangers for cash on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Geovany Soto, Stephen Vogt

Oakland Athletics

A's acquire catcher Soto as Jaso hits 7-day DL

Not too long ago, the A's boasted a three-headed catching monster. On Sunday, they were down to one backstop, prompting the acquisition of Geovany Soto from the Rangers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Geovany Soto, Stephen Vogt, Major League Baseball, Oakland Athletics

Texas Rangers

Rangers deal Soto to AL West-rival A's

This time, it was Geovany Soto getting dealt to the division rival A's on Sunday for cash considerations -- less than 24 hours after the Rangers traded fellow catcher Chris Gimenez to the Indians.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Geovany Soto, Texas Rangers

Swingin' A's

A's acquire Geovany Soto for Cold Hard Cash Considerations

Aug 12, 2014; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas Rangers catcher Geovany Soto tags out at home Tampa Bay Rays designated hitter Sean Rodriguez during a game at Globe Life Park in Arlington.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Geovany Soto, Texas Rangers, Major League Baseball, Sean Rodriguez, John Jaso

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

A's edge Angels, regain tie for division lead

It was the difference between a harmless high fastball and a fateful wild pitch, the delivery from Angels reliever Joe Smith with two outs in the eighth inning of a tie game that clipped off the webbing of catcher Chris Iannetta's outstretched glove and away as A's center fielder Coco Crisp sprinted home from third base.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Erick Aybar, Howie Kendrick

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Donaldson, Norris off for A's finale against Mets

With the Mets starting a right-hander today in Zack Wheeler, an off-day tomorrow for the A’s and at least one regular hurting, the A’s lineup has a different look for today’s series finale against New York.

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Related Topix: Sports, Zack Wheeler, Baseball Players

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