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Wednesday Aug 20 | 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

Wednesday Aug 20 | Contra Costa Times

Coco Crisp helps Oakland A's end five-game losing streak

The A's have been pretty much waiting since the All-Star break for a big Coco Crisp breakout, and he finally might have struck the kind of blow Tuesday night that fires up some long-overdue hot Coco.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Oakland Athletics, Yoenis Cespedes, Baseball Players, Dillon Gee, Stephen Vogt

Tue Aug 19, 2014

SFGate

A's try to stop 5-game skid vs. Mets - LIVE

NY Mets 0, Oakland 0 NY Mets Top 3rd - - Lucas Duda struck out looking to end the inning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Ruben Tejada, David Wright, Juan Lagares, Stephen Vogt

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Vogt's injury hurts A's versatility

July 4 was a big day for the A's. Word leaked out that the club had made a deal for starting pitchers Jason Samardzija and Jason Hammel.

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

The Capital-Journal

Rebuilt Rotation Will Determine Oakland's Success

The Oakland A's offensive players may look like they should be playing for a House of David team from years gone by, but it's the pitching staff that will determine whether the A's will have postseason success.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oakland Athletics, Jeff Samardzija, Baseball Players, Chicago Cubs, Jon Lester

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Reeling A's left in 'funk' with 4-3 loss to Braves

Oakland Athletics catcher Derek Norris , pitcher Jon Lester and manager Bob Melvin plead their case to umpire Ted Barrett after an infield line drive and error allowed Atlanta Braves' Justin Upton to advance from first base to third base during the second inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, in Atlanta.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Oakland Athletics, Jon Lester, Atlanta Braves

SFGate

A's, Lester face Braves - Follow LIVE

Oakland 1, Atlanta 0 Oakland Top 2nd - - Jon Lester struck out swinging to end the inning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Andy Parrino, Nate Freiman, Jason Heyward

Sat Aug 16, 2014

BleacherReport

Oakland Athletics: Which Catcher Is Most Valuable?

Derek Norris received a Gatorade bath from fellow catcher Stephen Vogt after a walk-off single on August 4. Much of the Oakland Athletics ' success this season has stemmed from manager Bob Melvin's implementation of platoons in the field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Sean Doolittle, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Stephen Vogt

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Talking Chop

Atlanta Assails A's, Braves Win 7-2

The Braves have had an absolute devil of a time beating good teams as of late, so, naturally, they blasted the best team in baseball by 5 runs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Evan Gattis, Jason Heyward, Coco Crisp, Nate Freiman

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Jason Vargas, Kansas City Royals shut down Oakland A's

Normally, it might be maddening for any team, but particularly the A's, to score 11 runs on 20 hits one night and zero runs on just three hits the next.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Salvador Perez, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals, Yoenis Cespedes, Nate Freiman

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Royals' win streak ends with 11-3 loss to A's

Kansas City Royals' Norichika Aoki, from Japan, runs to first after hitting an RBI single during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals, Norichika Aoki, Billy Butler, Lorenzo Cain

BleacherReport

A's Will Need Josh Donaldson's Raw Power More Than Ever Down the Stretch

The Oakland A's put an end to the Kansas City Royals ' eight-game winning streak on Tuesday night, as they exploded for 11 runs on 20 hits to back another strong outing from left-hander Jon Lester .

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Related Topix: Sports, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Bruce Chen, Baseball Players, Yoenis Cespedes, Stephen Vogt

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Athletics Nation

Game #119: A's Offense Explodes for 20 Hits, Donaldson Homers Twice, Moss Bunts Once

After what felt like an indeterminable amount of time in which the A's offense was in a deep slumber, the bats woke up with a vengeance tonight, dropping a season-high 20 hits and 11 runs on the Royals in support of Jon Lester, who continues his A's career at a perfect 3-0.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball

Inside Bay Area

A's lose to streaking Royals 3-2

If you had to pick the unhappiest member of the A's in the wake of Monday night's 3-2 loss to the sizzling Kansas City Royals, it would have been a tough call among Sonny Gray, Josh Reddick and Derek Norris.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Greg Holland, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Kansas City Royals, Alcides Escobar

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Athletics Nation

A's three hits surprisingly don't beat baseball's hottest team

This game was billed as a pitcher's duel featuring two of the game's most exciting young hurlers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sonny Gray, Baseball Players, Yordano Ventura, Greg Holland, Jarrod Dyson, Salvador Perez

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

A’s get another encouraging start from Hammel but lose to Twins, 6-1

The A's 6-1 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Sunday featured two pitching outings that were very much unlike how those pitchers have performed in the past month.

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Related Topix: Sports, Brian Dozier, Kurt Suzuki

Swingin' A's

Athletics Week in Review: Some Room To Breathe

Aug 9, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics catcher Derek Norris hits a three run home run in the sixth inning of their MLB baseball game with the Minnesota Twins at O.co Coliseum.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Jon Lester, Sam Fuld, American League, American League East, Grant Balfour

Sat Aug 09, 2014

SFGate

Aa s walk, homer way over Twins

For the past three weeks, the A's hadn't scored in the first inning. A span of 17 games, and zilch in inning No.

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Related Topix: Sports, Trevor May, Stephen Vogt

SFGate

Success is catching for A's

American League catcher Kurt Suzuki, of the Minnesota Twins, waves before the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Minneapolis.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Kurt Suzuki, Stephen Vogt, Glen Perkins, Buster Posey

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Lester goes the distance in A's 3-0 win over Twins

His second start for the Athletics ended with his name being chanted by the crowd at O.Co Coliseum.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Minnesota Twins, Yoenis Cespedes, Kurt Suzuki

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