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36 min ago | Star-Telegram.com

Rangers' strong homestand ends with ugly 16-2 loss

The pitching staff gave up a season-high in runs and hits. The offense managed only two hits.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox, Baseball Players, Alex Rios, Elvis Andrus, Jordan Danks

1 hr 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, Major League Baseball, Derek Norris, Tommy Milone, A.J Griffin, Jarrod Parker

4 hrs ago | TwinCities

Twins claim outfielder Sam Fuld from Oakland A's

To make room on the 40-man roster, outfielder Darin Mastroianni was designated for assignment.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sam Fuld, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Aaron Hicks

7 hrs ago | Isportsweb.com

Who else should the Oakland A's sign to a long-term contract?

This past week, the Oakland A's signed left-handed reliever Sean Doolittle to a five year contract.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Sean Doolittle

9 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Report: Twins pick up outfielder Sam Fuld

The Twins have claimed outfielder Sam Fuld after he was designated for assignment by the Oakland Athletics last week, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

16 hrs ago | SFGate

Depth, versatility keep low-payroll A's rolling

When Coco Crisp got hurt, Craig Gentry, above, stepped in and has played capably in center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League

20 hrs ago | Athletics Nation

Fans can be overly seduced by "one great season"

Ask Katrina And The Waves and they'll tell you that you can be walking on sunshine one year only to toil in obscurity thereafter.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Oakland Athletics

Chavez seeks first victory as A's go for sweep

Peacock, who pitched 9 2/3 innings over four games out of the bullpen for the Astros to start the season, will make his first start of 2014 when the Astros try to snap a six-game losing streak Sunday in the series finale against the A's.

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Related Topix: Sports, Brett Oberholtzer

Oakland Athletics

A's launch four homers in thrashing of Astros

The A's showed no mercy to their Friday night houseguests, displaying a deadly combo of patience and power in their first meeting of the year with the Astros.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League

TSN.ca

LHP Doolittle receives five-year contract from Athletics

Reliever Sean Doolittle has received a five-year contract from the Oakland Athletics, a deal that contains a pair of club options that could extend the agreement through the 2020 season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sean Doolittle, Baseball Players

Oakland Athletics

Crisp returns to lineup with rested hamstring

Crisp was hampered by a sore left wrist in the second week of the season, and a hamstring injury limited his activity most of this week.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

Anchorage Daily News

Recap: Oakland vs. Houston

Yoenis Cespedes went 3-for-4 with a homer and three RBI and Alberto Callaspo added a three-run shot as the Oakland Athletics hammered the Houston Astros, 11-3, in the opener of a three-game set.

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Related Topix: Sports, Yoenis Cespedes, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Jose Altuve, Houston Astros, Coco Crisp, Sonny Gray

Fri Apr 18, 2014

BleacherReport

Oakland A's Make Awesome Easter Vine with Live Baby Chickens

With Easter Sunday on the approach, social media geniuses working for the Oakland Athletics put together a tidy, perfect little Vine for the occasion.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Coco Crisp, Baseball Players

Call to the Pen

Muscle inflammation forces Tanner Scheppers to DL

Tanner Scheppers took the mound on Opening Day for the Texas Rangers, a move directly related to the overall health of the team's starting rotation heading into the season, but now the right-hander is facing his own injury concern.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tanner Scheppers, Baseball Players, Texas Rangers, Major League Baseball, Aaron Poreda, Yu Darvish, American League

Swingin' A's

Sean Doolittle Signs an Extension with Athletics

Word has just come down that Oakland Athletics reliever Sean Doolittle has signed an extension with the team.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sean Doolittle, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

Athletics Nation

Opposite field hitting: The key to success?

Want a good drinking game? How about every time Ray Fosse says "the hitter should look to go the opposite way here" have a drink.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Sports Etc.

Austin American-Statesman

Gray shoots for third win against Astros

Sonny Gray tries to continue his impressive start to the season on Friday when the Oakland Athletics start a three-game series against the Houston Astros at O.co Coliseum.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sonny Gray, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Jarred Cosart

Isportsweb.com

Oakland A's: Josh Reddick's perpetual slump

To say that Oakland A's right fielder Josh Reddick is off to a bad start this season would be an understatement.

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CBS Local

Boesch Called Up By Angels, Calhoun On DL

Caption:PHOENIX, AZ - MARCH 26: Brennan Boesch #00 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim celebrates in the dugout after hitting a home run during a game against the Oakland Athletics at Phoenix Municipal Stadium on March 26, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Angels, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Kole Calhoun

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Swingin' A's

Time To End The Callaspo Experiment

Apr 3, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics first baseman Alberto Callaspo misses the ball against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning at O.co Coliseum.

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Related Topix: Sports, Eric Sogard, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Tyler Skaggs, Abraham Almonte, Daric Barton

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