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1 hr ago | Rant Sports

Los Angeles Angels End Up Losers At The Trade Deadline Thanks To Oakland Athletics

It's an extremely unfortunate situation when a team is the second-best team in baseball but also the second-best team in its own division.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels, Scott Kazmir, Sonny Gray

5 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Oakland A's release pitcher Jim Johnson

Johnson came to the A's with huge expectations as the closer to replace Grant Balfour, having had back-to-back 50-save seasons in Baltimore.

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

9 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Grading the Oakland A's Trade Deadline Performance

The trade deadline is officially over, and Oakland A's fans can finally go take the shower they've been avoiding while hovering over Twitter.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

13 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

First-place Dodgers stand pat at trade deadline

That doesn't mean the Dodgers won't be active in August, when they have a history of making deals.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Matt Kemp, Josh Beckett, Dan Haren

18 hrs ago | Times-Standard

Crazy like a fox: Trade proves it's World Series or bust for Beane, Oakland A's

Acquiring ace pitcher Jon Lester proves Athletics' GM Billy Beane is not messing around.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Yoenis Cespedes, Tommy Milone

Thu Jul 31, 2014

NBC San Diego

Wife Tweets "Sad Face" About Oakland A's Trade

JUNE 29: Tommy Milone #57 of the Oakland Athletics pitches during a game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on June 29, 2014 in Miami, Florida.

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

News Observer

Rounding Third: Blockbusters dominate wild deadline day

The Oakland Athletics started the day with a blockbuster that seemingly would have been hard to top, as they picked up left-hander Jon Lester and outfielder Jonny Gomes from Boston for slugger Yoenis Cespedes.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Yoenis Cespedes, Detroit Tigers, David Price

4029TV.com

Report: A's send Milone to Twins for OF Fuld

Left-hander Tommy Milone was traded to the Minnesota Twins as the Oakland Athletics remained active at the trading deadline Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tommy Milone, Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball, Jeff Samardzija

Channel3000

A's acquire ace Lester for All-Star Cespedes

Boston Red Sox left-handed ace Jon Lester was traded to the Oakland A's on Thursday morning as general manager Billy Beane continues his all-in push for a World Series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Yoenis Cespedes, Jeff Samardzija, Sonny Gray

WMMV-AM Melbourne

Red Sox, Athletics Pull Off Blockbuster Trade On Deadline Day

The Oakland Athletics reportedly swung a deal to bolster an already stacked rotation, acquiring Boston lefty Jon Lester hours before Thursday's non-waiver trade deadline.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Yoenis Cespedes, Jeff Samardzija

Nolan Writin'

Billy Beane pulled a fast one on Jon Daniels

Feb 18, 2014; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels speaks to the media during MLB media day at Chase Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Craig Gentry, Baseball Players, Engel Beltre, Texas Rangers, Major League Baseball, Ian Kinsler, Shin-Soo Choo

Yanks Go Yard

Trade Rumors: Why The Yankees Need Tommy Milone

Jun 6, 2014; Baltimore, MD, USA; Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Tommy Milone throws in the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tommy Milone, Major League Baseball, Baltimore Orioles

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

A's Bob Melvin takes low-key approach as trade deadline nears

What will the Oakland A's roster look like come Friday, 24 hours after the trade deadline has come and gone.

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

KGUN

Diamondbacks infielder Eric Chavez retires

Arizona Diamondbacks infielder Eric Chavez announced his retirement Wednesday, ending his 17-year major league career at the age of 36. The left-handed hitting infielder, on the disabled list since June 9 because of a sprained left knee, spent 13 seasons with the Oakland Athletics, two with the New York Yankees and was in his second season with ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Eric Chavez, Major League Baseball, Arizona Diamondbacks

Contra Costa Times

A's lose to Astros; Jason Hammel roughed up again

The official word isn't in, but Jason Hammel may have just pitched himself out of the Oakland starting rotation with an 8-1 loss to the Astros Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Castro, Baseball Players, Jeff Samardzija, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Dan Straily, Houston Astros

Athletics Nation

Athletics trade rumors: Oakland needs an answer in center field

With Crisp's neck ailing, and Craig Gentry on the DL with a broken hand, the A's need a fill in Center Fielder.

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Related Topix: Sports, Craig Gentry, Baseball Players, Coco Crisp, Yoenis Cespedes, Major League Baseball

The Wichita Eagle

Texas skipping Tepesch start because of sore knee

Texas Rangers starting pitcher Nick Tepesch and catcher Robinson Chirinos talk with head trainer Kevin Harmon, center, in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.

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Related Topix: Sports, Texas Rangers, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Nick Tepesch, Jerome Williams

SanLuisObispo.com

Former Cal Poly pitcher Wagman signs with Oakland A's

The Oakland Athletics have purchased the contract of former Cal Poly pitcher Joey Wagman, who has been pitching for the Rockford Aviators in the Frontier League .

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Alameda County approves A's lease

Following Oakland's lead, the Alameda County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a lease extension Tuesday that could keep the Oakland A's at O. Co Coliseum for another decade.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Oakland A's rally past Houston Astros, win 7-4

The A's might be able to look back to July 29 as a watershed day in the American League West pennant race.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Houston Astros, Yoenis Cespedes, Derek Norris

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