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24 min ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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.

7 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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

Inside Bay Area

A's Jesse Chavez adapting well to starting gig

For five years he bounced around the major leagues, going from Pittsburgh to Atlanta to Kansas City to Toronto before landing in the Oakland bullpen.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Jarrod Parker, Baseball Players, A.J Griffin

Athletics Nation

What's wrong with the Athletics' bullpen?

Hopefully the "little" at the end of Doo's name will refer to his ERA, not his save conversion rate.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Sean Doolittle, American League, Major League Baseball, Addison Reed, Dan Otero

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

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

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

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

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

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