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2 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

A's-Oakland sign off on 10-year lease extension

After months of wrangling and public spats, the Oakland A's and the city they have called home for nearly a half-century agreed to a lease extension that could keep the team at O.co Coliseum through 2024.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

3 hrs ago | CBS Local

Lightning Strike Brings Down Power Lines At Oakland Coliseum

The O.co Coliseum in Oakland briefly lost power when it was struck by lightning early Tuesday morning, Oakland A's and PG&E officials said.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

4 hrs ago | Athletics Nation

Let's not freak out about Jason Hammel

The Oakland Athletics spent big to get Jason Hammel. Sure, he was just tagging along behind the larger haul of Jeff Samardzija, but he did not come cheaply.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Tommy Milone, Yoenis Cespedes, Adam Jones, J.J. Hardy

8 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Houston Astros

Scott Kazmir takes aim at win No. 12 on Tuesday when the Oakland Athletics open a three-game series with the Houston Astros at O.co Coliseum.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Houston Astros, Major League Baseball, American League West, American League, Sonny Gray

10 hrs ago | Athletics Nation

Samardzija and Hammels effect on the playoffs.

Let's be honest. The A's probably didn't need Jeff Samardzija or Jason Hammel to make the playoffs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Felix Hernandez, Corey Kluber, Tommy Milone, Drew Pomeranz, Major League Baseball

15 hrs ago | The State

For Angels, there's no keeping up with Jones

Jones said it himself: He seldom deviates from his swing-from-the-heels power stroke.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Adam Jones, Zach Britton, Mike Trout

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Swingin' A's

Athletics' Family Loyalty

The Athletics flagship radio station spent much of today's broadcast discussing great A's teams of yesteryear, inspired by the recent tribute to the 1989 champions.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

SoDo Mojo

Mariners Trade Rumors: The Athletics Are Very Interested In Nick Franklin

The Mariners trade rumors abound, but I did not expect to see the Oakland Athletics express genuine interest in infielder Nick Franklin at this juncture in the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Eric Sogard, Baseball Players, Nick Franklin, Brad Miller

Athletics Nation

Tommy Milone requests trade

Milone, 27, was optioned to the Sacramento River Cats on July 5 following the trade that brought Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to the Athletics from the Chicao Cubs .

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

Marin Independent Journal

Stephen Vogt has become an Oakland A's fan favorite

You hear it at least three or four times a game when the A's play at home these days.

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Related Topix: Sports, Stephen Vogt, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Daric Barton, Derek Norris, Coco Crisp

Athletics Nation

Down on the farm: Inside the River Cats

In past years, the River Cats have held some of the A's top prospects like Sonny Gray , Michael Choice and Grant Green.

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Related Topix: Sports, Michael Choice, Sonny Gray, Baseball Players, Andy Parrino, Major League Baseball

Athletics Nation

Game Thread #98: A's vs. Orioles

It's the rubber game of the series, and so as a special promotion the A's are handing out free rubbers to the first 10,000 fans who were never conceived! With Sonny Gray pitching on his second consecutive Sonday, we start today's thread with an actual weather report: Gray, yes.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sonny Gray, Baseball Players, Kevin Gausman, Major League Baseball

Rum Bunter

Pirates Trade Deadline: Why Neal Huntington Will Not Trade Prospects

Aug 30, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates general manager Neal Huntington in the dugout before the Pirates host the St. Louis Cardinals at PNC Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Pittsburgh Pirates, St. Louis Cardinals, Matt Kemp, Baseball Players, CC Sabathia

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Oakland Athletics

Kazmir out to continue home success against Astros

Fresh off his appearance in the Midsummer Classic, Scott Kazmir will oppose Houston's Brett Oberholtzer for the third time this season, as the A's open their series against the Astros on Tuesday in Oakland.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brett Oberholtzer, American League, Major League Baseball, Stephen Vogt, Josh Reddick, Ryan Cook

Inside Bay Area

Sonny Gray, Oakland A's dispose of Baltimore Orioles

Sonny Gray continues to be the antidote for whatever ails the A's, pitching a two-hitter for 6 2/3 innings Sunday in leading Oakland to a 10-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baltimore Orioles, Sonny Gray, Baseball Players, Chris Davis

Frisco Fastball

Behind Tim Hudson, San Francisco Giants regain first place

Jul 10, 2014; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Tim Hudson throws a pitch against the Oakland Athletics during the second inning at AT&T Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brandon Belt, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, Chris Hatcher, Pablo Sandoval

The Baltimore Sun

Looking at the Orioles' rebound wins after walk-off losses

Once again, the Orioles bounced back from a tough loss Saturday night, putting Friday night's nightmare ending behind them with a commanding, 8-4 victory over the Oakland Athletics.

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Related Topix: Sports, Brad Brach

Daily Journal

Jones drives in 5 runs, O's top A's 8-4

Adam Jones wasn't all that impressed with matching his career high for RBIs. The veteran outfielder was more concerned with the runners he and his Baltimore teammates left on base.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Adam Jones, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Wei-Yin Chen, Nick Markakis, Chris Davis

Oakland Athletics

A's can't pick up Hammel after early O's attack

The A's spent Saturday afternoon partying like it's 1989, but quickly lost much of the feel-good mojo upon taking the field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Inside Bay Area

1989 Oakland A's get to celebrate

On the night they won the World Series in 1989, the A's kept their celebration in check.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Mark McGwire, Baseball Players

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