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30 min ago | KAVU

A's activate Lowrie

The Oakland Athletics reinstated shortstop Jed Lowrie from the 15-day disabled list on Monday and added a trio of players from Triple-A Sacramento.

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4 hrs ago | Athletics Nation

Down On The Farm: The Playoff Picture

With the regular season ending on Monday for most of the A's affiliates, we know that Midland and Stockton will definitely be playing in the postseason, but the outcome of Monday's game in Sacramento will determine whether the River Cats get to keep playing or get to go home.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Arnold Leon, Daric Barton, Major League Baseball

7 hrs ago | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Preview: Mariners at Athletics

The Oakland Athletics squandered a big opportunity to take control of the American League West over the weekend thanks to an offense that suddenly struggles to score runs.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Dustin Ackley, Baseball Players, Seattle Mariners, Yoenis Cespedes

11 hrs ago | KAUZ

Angels trounce A's 8-1 to complete 4-game sweep

San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday on felony domestic violence charges after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood, San Jose police said.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Eric Sogard, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Gordon Beckham

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Trout homers, Shoemaker dominates as Angels complete 4-game sweep with 8-1 win over Oakland

Mike Trout hit his career-high 31st homer and drove in three runs, Matt Shoemaker pitched seven shutout innings of five-hit ball, and the Los Angeles Angels completed a masterful four-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics with an 8-1 victory Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Matt Shoemaker, Scott Kazmir, Mike Morin

ESPN

Angels rout A's to complete 4-game sweep

Mike Trout hit his career-high 31st homer and drove in three runs, Matt Shoemaker pitched seven shutout innings of five-hit ball, and the Los Angeles Angels completed a masterful four-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics with an 8-1 victory Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Matt Shoemaker, Scott Kazmir, Mike Morin

The Willits News

Slumping A's swept by Angels; Melvin calls team's play 'embarrassing'

Thanks to a second-inning ejection, A's manager Bob Melvin got to watch the final seven innings Sunday on television.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Scott Kazmir, Mike Trout, Josh Donaldson

Pasadena Star-News

Angels activate Grant Green, hold steady with medley pitching plan

The Los Angeles Angels made a roster move Sunday, one day after using a franchise-record eight pitchers to combine on a shutout .

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Grant Green, Garrett Richards, Los Angeles Angels, Major League Baseball, Cory Rasmus, Adam Dunn

Boston.com

The 'Lespedes' Trade May End Up Being Billy Beane's Biggest Blunder

Eric Wilbur is a Boston.com sports columnist who is still in awe of what Dana Kiecker pulled off that one time in Toronto.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Josh Reddick, Baseball Players, Yoenis Cespedes, Jon Lester, Garrett Richards, Opinion

Daily Journal

Athletics acquire Dunn from White Sox

The Oakland Athletics acquired slugger Adam Dunn from the Chicago White Sox on Sunday, hoping to boost their lineup for the final stretch.

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Related Topix: Sports, Adam Dunn, Baseball Players, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox, Yoenis Cespedes, Jon Lester

The Miami Herald

Oakland Athletics

South Florida Congressman Joe Garcia helps Lloyd Louis, 9, cast his bait at the Rickenbacker Causeway during a recent outing with the Mahogany Youth Corporation.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Garrett Richards, Los Angeles Angels, Matt Shoemaker, Scott Kazmir

Athletics Nation

MLB Trade Rumors: Athletics interested in Adam Dunn, according to Tom Verducci

Adam Dunn could bring an added power bat to what can charitably be described as a struggling offense that is sitting on a 22-inning scoreless streak dealing with injuries to key contributors.

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Related Topix: Sports, Adam Dunn, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Strasburg pitches Nationals to victory over Mariners

Strasburg pitches Nationals to victory over Mariners SEATTLE -- The Seattle Mariners broke their fans' hearts with a season-ending sweep of the Oakland A's in 2008, effectively ending the team's chances of earning the No.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Stephen Strasburg, Baseball Players, Dustin Ackley, Seattle Mariners, Washington Nationals

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Halos Heaven

8 Angels Arms Annihilate A's in Anaheim

Yoslan Herrera was the pitcher of record when the Angels scored two improbable runs with two out in the bottom of the fourth inning but it took eight bullpen arms to shutout the Oakland Athletics in Anaheim on an electric night where the man Billy Beane traded the future for, Jeff Samardzija , was as unhittable as any pitcher the Halos have seen ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Cory Rasmus, Michael Roth, Los Angeles Angels

Los Angeles Times

Athletics' Scott Kazmir rescues career with determination, hard work

Oakland Athletics starter Scott Kazmir delivers a pitch against the New York Mets on Aug. 19. In three seasons, Kazmir has gone from one of the worst pitchers in baseball to one of the league's best.

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Oakland Athletics

A's fall three games back, lose Crisp to injury

The A's endured a nightmarish Friday in Anaheim, dropping their second straight to the Angels, 4-0, to fall a season-high three games back of first place in the American League West.

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Athletics Nation

What Happened?

Not what will happen. That is unknown and if 2012 or 2013 are any indication, September holds many twists and turns that could end with Oakland cruising to the AL West title, winning it on the last day, or fading farther into obscurity.

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

BleacherReport

Last-Minute Waiver Trade Ideas for MLB Contenders' Biggest Weaknesses

To be traded post-July, players must clear revocable waivers. Meaning, in essence, other teams have an opportunity to snatch a guy off the trading block, and the team that offered him up has a chance to yank him back.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Garrett Richards, Tyler Skaggs, Scott Feldman, National League West, National League

Oakland Athletics

Shark looks to help A's bite into Angels' lead

Back-to-back wins on Thursday and Friday in Anaheim have extended the Angels' lead in the American League West to three games with two still to play in this crucial series.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Jeff Samardzija, Baseball Players, Cory Rasmus

BleacherReport

Coco Crisp Injury: Updates on A's Star's Neck and Return After Wall Collision

Coco Crisp almost made a spectacular catch to rob Chris Iannetta of a home run Friday, but the fact that the ball went over the wall was the least of the Oakland Athletics' concerns.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Coco Crisp, Baseball Players

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