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When a second-place team can sneak into the playoffs, what does first-place matter? Sure, there's home-field advantage to consider.
The right-handed batting Gentry will benefit the A's against the two lefties the A's expect to face against the Angels.
Texas Rangers starting pitcher Yu Darvish is pulled from the game by Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington during the fourth inning of their MLB baseball game against the Oakland Athletics at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas on April 28, 2014.
Until recently, they were unquestionably the two best teams in baseball, division rivals possibly headed for a showdown for the ages.
Prior to the trade deadline, the Red Sox clubhouse underwent an extreme makeover, with the team trading away seven players on or before July 31. The two Oakland A's were traded from Boston to Oakland on the morning of deadline day, and they're currently in the midst of a battle for first place in the AL West.
Assistant General Manager David Forst, Director of Professional Scouting/Baseball Development Dan Feinstein, General Manager Billy Beane and Director of Baseball Operations Farhan Zaidi of the Oakland Athletics stand at the batting cages prior to the game against the Detroit Tigers at... Assistant General Manager David Forst, Director of ... (more)
An interview with Oakland mayoral candidate Joe Tuman regarding his views on the future of the A's in Oakland.
Jon Lester has some advice for his A's teammates about playing this weekend's critical series against the Los Angeles Angels.
Rosters expand September 1, and although any minor leaguer who gets called up to the Oakland A's likely won't see too much playing time, certain guys may still have an impact.
Mar 4, 2014; Mesa, AZ, USA; Oakland Athletics outfielder Billy Burns slides safely into third base in front of Chicago Cubs 3rd baseman Donnie Murphy in the first inning of their spring training baseball game at Cubs Park.
The last time the A's and Angels met, on June 11, Oakland beat Los Angeles, 7-1, and left Anaheim with a 3 1/2-game lead over the Halos in the American League West.
I'm going to keep this short, for two reasons. First, I was without Internet for a large percentage of this week due to a local power outage and so this is simply out of date now.
If the A's pitchers weren't able to put away the Mets with two outs in an 8-5 loss Wednesday, what will Oakland do when a team that really knows how to score runs shows up? The Mets, who are 27th in the Major Leagues in runs scored, had eight of their 10 hits come with two outs.
Lucas Duda hit a three-run homer, Eric Campbell also connected and the New York Mets beat the Oakland Athletics 8-5 on Wednesday to snap a three-game losing streak.
The wheels fell off for Jeff Samardzija in the third inning, as the Oakland Athletics lost 8-5 to the New York Mets on Wednesday afternoon.
Such words have never been truer in the American League West, as the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners all find themselves in possession of a playoff spot heading into play on Wednesday, August 20. If the season ended today all three teams would be heading to the postseason.
Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 01:30 am
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