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Yesterday | 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

Yesterday | 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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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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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

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