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2 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Oakland A's Biggest Early-Season Surprises and Disappointments

The Oakland A's have the best record in the American League and the third-best record in baseball.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Baseball Players, Felix Hernandez, Yoenis Cespedes

3 hrs ago | Athletics Nation

Oakland A's options & service time: A primer

As the rain washed away the Oakland Athletics ' final game of the Bay Bridge series against the San Francisco Giants , we shed many tears seeing clubhouse favorite Stephen Vogt sent to Sacramento.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Stephen Vogt, Baseball Players, Daric Barton, A.J Griffin

7 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

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APRIL 12: Starting pitcher Erasmo Ramirez #50 of the Seattle Mariners pitches in the second inning against the Oakland Athletics at Safeco Field on April 12, 2014 in Seattle, Washington.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Erasmo Ramirez, Seattle Mariners, Major League Baseball, Tanner Scheppers

11 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Angels beat A's 5-4 on Iannetta's HR in 12th

Pomeranz retired David Freese on a grounder to second base and Raul Ibanez on a foul pop to the catcher before Iannetta drove the next pitch to center field and just out of the reach of a leaping Craig Gentry, ending Oakland's four-game winning streak.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Angels, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Drew Pomeranz, Michael Kohn, Mike Trout, Eric Sogard

11 hrs ago | Halo Hangout

Los Angeles Angels Avoid Sweep, Walk Off With 5-4 Victory Over A's

Apr 16, 2014; Anaheim, CA, USA; Los Angeles Angels shortstop Erick Aybar , third baseman David Freese , left fielder J.B. Shuck and starting pitcher C.J. Wilson run to home plate to meet catcher Chris Iannetta after he hit a walk off home run in the 12th inning of the game against the Oakland Athletics at Angel Stadium of Anaheim.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels, Major League Baseball, Erick Aybar, Tyler Skaggs, Alberto Callaspo

Wed Apr 16, 2014

State Press

ASU is baseball heaven for aspiring pros

Los Angeles Angels outfielder and ASU alumnus Kole Calhoun stretches to catch a pickoff attempt during a home game in 2010 at Packard Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Angels, Baseball Players, Kole Calhoun, Eric Sogard, Barry Bonds

Examiner.com

MLB power rankings for April 16

This week's MLB power rankings are topped by the Milwaukee Brewers , followed by the Oakland A's and Atlanta Braves .

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, National League East, Milwaukee Brewers, Atlanta Braves, American League, American League Central

Jays Journal

Former Blue Jays Pitcher Marcus Walden Claimed Off Waivers By Oakland Athletics

Feb 25, 2014; Dunedin, FL, USA; Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Walden poses for a photo at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Munenori Kawasaki, Chad Jenkins, Neil Wagner

San Francisco Magazine

Like a Pretty Young Woman Marrying a Smelly Old Man, the Oakland A's Are Settling for the Coliseum

We love everything about the Oakland A's. We love Double Play Wednesdays . We love Jose Canseco's Twitter feed ! We love fireworks nights! We love Eric Sogard's face , Coco Crisp's name, Josh Reddick's caveman beard.

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

Athletics Nation

Designated For Assignment. Who do YOU want to D.F.A.?

I do not advocate sending anyone down just yet, but if the A's did decide that they want a change based on poor performance, who do you think it should be? as the 25th man.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball

Oakland Athletics

Milone looks to lead A's to sweep of host Halos

The first-place A's have been winning largely on pitching, and without much contribution from their slugging outfielder, who was batting .226/.286/.484 through his first eight games.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Tyler Skaggs, Baseball Players, Tommy Milone, Kole Calhoun, Coco Crisp

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The State

Donaldson, A's rally in 11th to beat Angels again

Lowrie led off the 11th with a single against Yoslan Herrera , the Angels' seventh pitcher.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Josh Donaldson, Mike Trout, Sean Doolittle, Major League Baseball, Garrett Richards, Los Angeles Angels

Chico Enterprise-Record

A's Crisp misses second straight game vs. Angels

Coco Crisp was out of the A's lineup again Tuesday for the second consecutive game, but there are indications he could be back in the mix by Wednesday's series finale.

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Related Topix: Sports, Coco Crisp, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Yoenis Cespedes, Josh Donaldson

Oakland Athletics

Jaso's pinch-hit homer rallies A's past Angels

The A's starter didn't get credit for the 3-2 victory over the Angels, one that turned around on But Chavez struck out nine and allowed one earned run in seven innings for his third excellent start in a row.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

Missourian

Missouri tennis coach Sasha Schmid furthers father's coaching tradition

The advice of Steve Boros was ringing in Kirk Gibson's head when the league MVP asked for a timeout and stepped out of the batter's box, six pitches into his only at-bat of the 1988 World Series.

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The State

Oakland Athletics

Los Angeles right-hander Garrett Richards tries to continue his amazing start to the season on Tuesday, as he goes after his third straight win in the Angels' middle test of a three-game series against the Oakland Athletics at Angel Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Garrett Richards, Dan Straily, Howie Kendrick

The Orange County Register

Angels take a step up in competition

The Angels' first 12 games this season were against teams that finished below .500 in 2013.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, C.J. Wilson, Baseball Players, Max Scherzer, Gio Gonzalez, Masahiro Tanaka, Josh Hamilton

The New Zealand Herald

AL Capsules

Pinch-hitter John Jaso came through with a two-run homer off closer Ernesto Frieri in the ninth inning, sending the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Angels, Baseball Players, Josh Donaldson, Matt Wieters, J.J. Hardy

Athletics Nation

Game Thread #13: A's at Angels

Now are A's in Anaheim to taking on Angels . With Jesse Chavez opposing by LHP Hector Santiago ! {Man, writing on a deadline is harder than I thought.} The A's enter play tonight 8-4 and while that's not perfect it sets the standard in the American League.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

SFGate

Jaso's pinch homer gives A's a victory

APRIL 14: Pinch hitter John Jaso #5 of the Oakland Athletics is greeted by teammates in the dugout after hitting a two run home run in the ninth inning to give the As a 3-2 lead against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 14, 2014 in Anaheim, California.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels, Derek Norris, Josh Donaldson, Yoenis Cespedes

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