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2 hrs ago | 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

2 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

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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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

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

Rock Hill Herald

Recap: Houston vs. Oakland

Brandon Moss hit a go-ahead RBI single as part of a six-run top of the ninth inning and the Oakland Athletics rallied past the Houston Astros, 7-4, in the middle test of a three-game set.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sean Doolittle, Major League Baseball, Houston Astros, Derek Norris, Yoenis Cespedes

Inside Bay Area

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, Eric Sogard

Crawfish Boxes

Game 107 Preview: Houston Astros vs. Oakland Athletics

RHP Scott Feldman vs. RHP Jeff Samardzija The Astros took game one with a bang, now they face Jeff Samardzija.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Castro, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Jeff Samardzija, Chris Carter

Newsday

Sandy Alderson recalls having suspicions about steroid use

New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson during spring training practice Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at Port St. Lucie, Fla.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lucas Duda, Major League Baseball

BaySportsNet.com

Do the Oakland Athletics Have the Talent To Acquire Jon Lester from Boston?

Understanding completely that with just two days until the July 31 trade deadline, rumors fly about as fast as a Yordano Ventura fastball around the internet, there is certainly a reason for A's fans to pay attention to this beauty from Comcast Sports New England's Sam McAdam : "St.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Sean Doolittle, Major League Baseball, Yordano Ventura, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West, Sonny Gray

FakeTeams

DFS: Top GPP And Cash Game Plays For FanDuel For Monday July 28th

Today begins a new era in DFS articles for me at FakeTeams. I will no longer be building lineups with pricing, and what not on Mondays, due to shorter schedules.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jake Odorizzi, Baseball Players, Yu Darvish, Derek Norris, Major League Baseball, Miguel Montero, Homer Bailey

Oakland Athletics

Chavez gets hit hard in loss to Astros

Three series in a row, they've dropped the opener. Each of the previous two times, they've come back to win the series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Marc Krauss, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

Mon Jul 28, 2014

BleacherReport

Oakland Athletics: 5 Takeaways from Series Against the Texas Rangers

Usually, any time the Oakland Athletics face the Texas Rangers , the series is magnified a touch.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Eric Sogard, Baseball Players, Tommy Milone, Jeff Samardzija

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