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1 hr ago | Athletics Nation

Down on the farm: Talking top prospects with Grady

Shortly before the major league All-Star break, I spent a few days in Stockton talking to some of the team's top young players, manager Ryan Christenson, as well as A's special assistant Grady Fuson.

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6 hrs ago | Oakland Athletics

Prospects reshuffle in Athletics' updated Top 20 list

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Related Topix: Best of 2007, Sports, Major League Baseball

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Athletics Nation

Bat-Aroundy Offense Helps Kazmir Join Gray In 12-Win Club

In the top of the 2nd inning, the A's batted around. For the 22nd time this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Miles Mikolas, Stephen Vogt, Yoenis Cespedes, Major League Baseball

Inside Bay Area

Scott Kazmir, Oakland A's persevere in Texas heat, roll over Rangers

Scott Kazmir fought his way through five innings in a smothering heat Sunday night en route to his 12th win, a 9-3 decision over Texas that left Oakland 3-0 in series played since the All-Star break.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Craig Gentry, Baseball Players, Yoenis Cespedes, Stephen Vogt, Sonny Gray

Athletics Nation

Green-and-Gold Caravan Rolls into Cooperstown

This may come as a shock to some of you, but it's been somewhat of a banner year so far for your Oakland Athletics.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Frank Thomas, Baseball Players

Oakland Athletics

Class of 2014 takes its place among game's legends

The big day finally arrived on Sunday for a memorable Hall of Fame Class of 2014 -- 300-game winners Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, slugger Frank Thomas and managers Joe Torre, Bobby Cox and Tony La Russa.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tom Glavine, Baseball Players, American League, Major League Baseball

Oakland Athletics

A's turn on power, wake up bats in Texas

A sluggish A's offense finally found the on-switch in the sixth inning Saturday, getting four homers in a span of six batters in a 5-1 victory over the Rangers at Globe Life Park.

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Dallas Morning News

Oakland hits four home runs in six batter span; Rangers lose 5-1

JULY 26: Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates with Stephen Vogt #21 of the Oakland Athletics after hitting a solo home run against the Texas Rangers in the top of the seventh inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on July 26, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Josh Donaldson, Sean Doolittle, Major League Baseball, Stephen Vogt, Texas Rangers, Nick Tepesch

Athletics Nation

A's Erupt From Slumber With Barrage Of HRs In 5-1 Win

For 5 innings, the A's offense sleepwalked as if they hadn't woken up from last night's sleepwalking.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Nick Tepesch, Yoenis Cespedes, Elvis Andrus, Adrian Beltre, Major League Baseball

Sat Jul 26, 2014

SanLuisObispo.com

Gray wins 6th straight, A's 4 HRs beat Texas

The A's trailed 1-0 when John Jaso hit a two-run drive with two outs in the sixth inning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sonny Gray, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Derek Holland, Yoenis Cespedes, Jim Adduci

Isportsweb.com

Oakland A's trade rumors: Are the A's done?

The Oakland A's made one of the biggest trades so far this season when they exchanged their top prospects for Chicago Cubs starting pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel .

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League West, American League, Jeff Samardzija, Baseball Players, Eric Sogard, Nick Franklin

Inside Bay Area

Reliever Ryan Cook is rounding into form for Oakland A's

While the whole Jim Johnson thing didn't work out well for the A's, Oakland heads into the final two months of the season with one of the strongest bullpens in the major leagues.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ryan Cook, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Dan Otero

Athletics Nation

Daily Link Dump 7/25/14

Tonight's minor league action includes the River Cats in Tacoma, Sean Murphy on the hill for Midland and Jake Sanchez pitching for Stockton.

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Athletics Nation

Mommy, Where Do Walks Come From?

"Well honey, when a fastball and a bat love each other very much, sometimes you have to make sure they aren't allowed to be together..." {...Thank you for holding...Your readership is important to us, so please stand by for the next available typist...The words will be read in the order they were written...This article may be recorded for quality ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Daric Barton, Baseball Players, Kurt Suzuki, Major League Baseball

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Did the Athletics make a mistake by acquiring Jim Johnson?

Johnson was one of what turned to be a bunch of bad options last winter. - Bob Stanton-USA TODAY Sports The role of Oakland Athletics closer is not one that brings with it a lot of job security.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Brian Fuentes, Baseball Players, Ryan Cook

Bluebird Banter

Deck McGuire traded to the Athletics for cash

Since Deck McGuire was designated for assignment last Thursday, the Blue Jays had designated two other pitchers for assignment in Sergio Santos and Brad Mills .

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Sac men reach plea deal in drunken fight near AT&T Park

Two Sacramento men accused of knocking a woman unconscious in a drunken brawl outside of AT&T Park earlier this month reached a plea deal in San Francisco Superior Court on Friday, according to the San Francisco District Attorney's Office.

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WSTM-TV Syracuse

Ithaca College graduate moving quickly through Oakland A's farm system

About a month after he graduated from Ithaca College in 2012, Tucker Healy was drafted as a pitcher in the 23rd round by the Oakland Athletics.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Tommy Milone, Drew Pomeranz

CBS Local

Trade for Second Baseman Needed For Athletics

The MLB Trade Deadline is less than a week away and the Oakland Athletics still have room for improvement.

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Related Topix: Sports, Eric Sogard, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Jeff Samardzija, Daniel Murphy, Ben Zobrist

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Hammel seeks return to top form vs. Rangers

Since being acquired by the A's on July 5, Jason Hammel hasn't dominated the opposition the way he did as a member of the Cubs in the season's first half.

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Related Topix: Sports, Neftali Feliz, Baseball Players, Nick Tepesch, Jim Johnson, Major League Baseball

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