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30 min ago | BleacherReport

Oakland A's: An Early Free-Agency and Offseason Primer

The Oakland A's are all in for 2014, but what happens this offseason if they lose? Heck, what decisions will the team be facing if they win the World Series? The team opened the 2014 season with an $82 million payroll, its biggest in the last 15 years, according to Cot's Baseball Contracts .

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Boston Red Sox, Yoenis Cespedes, Stephen Vogt

4 hrs ago | Oakland Athletics

A's bring lefty Pomeranz back to start finale in Houston

With a crucial series in Anaheim looming, the Athletics will recall Drew Pomeranz to start Wednesday against the Astros in the finale of a three-game set at Minute Maid Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Drew Pomeranz, Sonny Gray, Brad Peacock

8 hrs ago | Ananova

MLB: Angels see off Marlins

The Los Angeles Angels moved ahead of the Oakland Athletics in American League West after an 8-2 win over the Miami Marlins.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, American League West, American League, National League Central, Baseball Players, Chris Carter, American League East

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Washington Times

Trout, Shoemaker lead Angels' 8-2 rout of Marlins

Mike Trout had an RBI double and Albert Pujols added a two-run single during Los Angeles' five-run fourth inning, and the Angels regained sole possession of the majors' best record with an 8-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Garrett Richards, Matt Shoemaker, Efren Navarro

Isportsweb.com

Oakland A's: What is Eric O'Flaherty's potential as a closer?

The Oakland A's bullpen was shaken up once again earlier this week when closer Sean Doolittle was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right intercostal muscle.

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

Austin American-Statesman

Preview

After watching teammate Jeff Samardzija end some recent struggles in Monday's opener, Jason Hammel will try to do the same tonight when the Oakland Athletics resume a three-game series with the Houston Astros.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Jeff Samardzija, Baseball Players, Houston Astros, Chris Carter, Josh Donaldson

Athletics Nation

Athletics injury update: Shocking roster moves ahead

There are going to be some roster moves that are going to initially make you gasp in terror.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Sean Doolittle, Drew Pomeranz, Los Angeles Angels, Major League Baseball, Josh Donaldson

Rant Sports

MLB Playoffs 2014: Predicting the Winners of AL Wild Card Race

The American League West is the hands-down best division in all of baseball, boasting three concrete pennant contenders who each flaunt the weapons needed to make deep postseason runs.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Seattle Mariners, Baseball Players, Garrett Richards, Los Angeles Angels, Felix Hernandez

Rayhawk Review

Yunel Escobar Will Remain in a Rays Uniform

Aug 23, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Blue Jays player Melky Cabrera slides into second base while Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar catches in ninth innings at Rogers Centre.

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Related Topix: Sports, Yunel Escobar, Baseball Players, Toronto Blue Jays, Major League Baseball, Tampa Bay Rays, Eric Sogard, Ben Zobrist

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Swingin' A's

Josh Donaldson, Athletics Pile on Houston Astros Late En Route to Victory

Aug 25, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Oakland Athletics third baseman Josh Donaldson drives in two runs with a double during the ninth inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Josh Donaldson, Houston Astros, Chris Carter, Marwin Gonzalez, Jon Singleton

Swingin' A's

Is it Time to Start Worrying About Brandon Moss?

Aug 11, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Oakland Athletics first baseman Brandon Moss hits a two RBI single against the Kansas City Royals in the third inning at Kauffman Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Eric Sogard, Baseball Players, Kansas City Royals, Josh Reddick, Josh Donaldson

CBS Local

A's Analyst Shooty Babbitt talks Oakland Baseball

A's Analyst Shooty Babbitt joins The Deuce and Jason Ross Show to talk about some Oakland A's baseball.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

Marlin Maniac

Marlins Face Tough Test In Los Angeles

Aug 24, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout hits a single against the Oakland Athletics during the fourth inning at O.co Coliseum.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Garrett Richards, Los Angeles Angels, Jarred Cosart

KIDK CBS 3

Red Sox hope Castillo follows Cespedes' lead

Rusney Castillo will have an instant mentor with the Red Sox. Everything he is about to do, Yoenis Cespedes did three years earlier.

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

The Miami Herald

Oakland Athletics

Samardzija has gone 3-3 with a 4.07 earned run average in nine games with the Athletics since being acquired from the Chicago Cubs.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Sean Doolittle, Jeff Samardzija, Houston Astros, Geovany Soto

USA Today

Napa Valley earthquake brings back memories of '89

Members of the Oakland Athletics stand and stare as Candlestick Park-goers leave the stadium in the wake of the major earthquake that struck Northern California just before game 3 of the World Series But after the Napa Valley earthquake Sunday morning, everyone who was in Candlestick Park on Oct. 17, 1989 began grasping for something heavy.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

BleacherReport

Path to American League Driver's Seat Suddenly Wide Open Again

Baseball season, at long last, is entering its final lap. Some clubs are struggling at the back of the pack.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League West, American League Central, Baseball Players, Garrett Richards, Detroit Tigers

Halos Heaven

Angels Take First Place in Oakland, Weaver Wins 14th

The Angels came out swinging against the loathsome Oakland A's in front of their swinehustling bandwagon fans.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Angels

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Albany Times Union

Hamilton powers Angels past A's

Los Angeles Angels' Josh Hamilton is congratulated by Albert Pujols after Hamilton hit a 2-run home run in the third inning against the Oakland Athletics of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Oakland, Calif.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Eric Sogard, Sean Doolittle, Alberto Callaspo

Contra Costa Times

Oakland A's place Sean Doolittle on disabled list

A's closer Sean Doolittle was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with a strained muscle in his right side, which he suffered in Saturday night's 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Sean Doolittle

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