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34 min ago | Los Angeles Times
Oakland Athletics starter Scott Kazmir delivers a pitch against the New York Mets on Aug. 19. In three seasons, Kazmir has gone from one of the worst pitchers in baseball to one of the league's best.
4 hrs ago | Oakland Athletics
The A's endured a nightmarish Friday in Anaheim, dropping their second straight to the Angels, 4-0, to fall a season-high three games back of first place in the American League West.
7 hrs ago | Athletics Nation
Not what will happen. That is unknown and if 2012 or 2013 are any indication, September holds many twists and turns that could end with Oakland cruising to the AL West title, winning it on the last day, or fading farther into obscurity.
11 hrs ago | BleacherReport
To be traded post-July, players must clear revocable waivers. Meaning, in essence, other teams have an opportunity to snatch a guy off the trading block, and the team that offered him up has a chance to yank him back.
14 hrs ago | Oakland Athletics
Back-to-back wins on Thursday and Friday in Anaheim have extended the Angels' lead in the American League West to three games with two still to play in this crucial series.
"I think it's a terrible name for what it represents," the Athletics' skilled and athletic third baseman said Friday afternoon.
Lowrie will begin a brief rehabilitation assignment with the Sacramento River Cats on August 30. The shortstop has been on the disabled list since August 14 with a fractured right index finger that made it painful for him to grip the ball and field it.
Aug 28, 2014; Anaheim, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics center fielder Coco Crisp reacts he is tagged out at first by Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols during the fifth inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim.
This game was equivalent to the world's longest teAse. The A's kept making noise, the Angels kept leaving small armies on base with thrilling escapes by the A's, and momentum kept shifting.
Howie Kendrick drove in Albert Pujols with a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, and the Los Angeles Angels opened a two-game lead atop the major league standings with a 4-3 victory Thursday night over the Oakland... Howie Kendrick drove in Albert Pujols with a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, and the Los Angeles Angels opened a two-game lead atop ... (more)
Even after an obstruction call compelled the Oakland Athletics to finish the game under protest, they still escaped the ninth inning with remarkable poise.
Howie Kendrick's sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 10th lifted the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim over the Oakland Athletics, 4-3, in the opener of a key four-game series.
Zack Wheeler is in the midst of an amazing streak . As someone who absolutely hates allowing 0-2 hits, I think this is fantastic.
There were a lot of words written about the trade that swapped Yoenis Cespedes for Jon Lester on July 31, and it was no secret that the Oakland Athletics hoped to recoup some of the offense they lost with Cespedes by acquiring Jonny Gomes in the deal.
Aug 26, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Oakland Athletics shortstop Andy Parrino fields a ground ball during the fourth inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.
Am I reading too much into this, or are Angels ' starters Matt Shoemaker and Hector Santiago a couple of the most gutsiest mo-fo's on the planet? I mean, really, who would have thought these two guys could be the salvation to the Angels' season? One night after Shoemaker shutdown the Marlins , Santiago goes out and pitches his head off, keeping the ... (more)
It was just last weekend that the Oakland Athletics and Los Angeles Angels got together to battle for first place in the American League West .
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 07:22 pm
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