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4 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Crisp's 3-run triple helps A's halt slide

Coco Crisp hit a tiebreaking three-run triple in the fourth inning to help Scott Kazmir earn his career-best 14th win, and the Oakland Athletics beat the New York Mets 6-2 on Tuesday night to snap a five-game losing streak.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Coco Crisp, Baseball Players, Scott Kazmir, New York Mets, Dillon Gee

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Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

7 hrs ago | I4U Future Technology News

Yoenis Cespedes Hoping Oakland A's Win World Series

"'I thought there was a good chance I'd be traded, but I thought it would happen sometime next year, maybe June of July,' Cespedes said through interpreter Adrian Lorenzo.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Yoenis Cespedes, David Ortiz

11 hrs ago | Swingin' A's

How Billy Beane Rebuilt the A's

Feb 18, 2014; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane speaks to the media during MLB media day at Chase Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Andrew Bailey, Frank Thomas, Collin Cowgill, Brett Anderson

15 hrs ago | Swingin' A's

Series Preview: Oakland Athletics vs New York Mets

The Oakland Athletics are finally heading back home after a disastrous road trip in which they dropped 6 out of 7 games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League East, National League

17 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Starting 9: Playoffs Poised for Some California Love, Jeter's Last Stand, More

Dang. That time of year again, huh? Time to trade the sun block for the textbooks, the pool for the school.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, American League West, American League, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, San Diego Padres

21 hrs ago | Talking Chop

Series Recap: Braves Vs. Athletics

It's safe to say that nobody predicted that the Braves could or would sweep the Oakland A's.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mike Minor, Major League Baseball, Alex Wood, Sonny Gray, Atlanta Braves

Yesterday | Athletics Nation

Worrying About Brandon Moss's Power, For Some Reason

Brandon Moss is in a well-publicized slump. We all know it, and, since he's essentially one of the two or three absolute cornerstones of the offense, this is a huge problem.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Thompson: A's trade for Jon Lester will be judged in October

Oakland Athletics pitcher Jon Lester reachers for a new ball while playing against the Minnesota Twins in the sixth inning of their game at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on Thursday, August 7, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Minnesota Twins, Yoenis Cespedes, Baseball Players, Jarrod Parker, A.J Griffin

Boston.com

Oakland A's Looking for a Boost That Their Former Slugger and the Red Sox Can Deliver

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, Jon Lester, Atlanta Braves, Los Angeles Angels, Opinion

Athletics Nation

Nate Freiman or Kyle Blanks?

With Kyle Blanks on a rehab assignment in Sacramento, the A's have a minor roster decision coming up.

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Related Topix: Sports, Nate Freiman, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

Inside Bay Area

Vogt's injury hurts A's versatility

July 4 was a big day for the A's. Word leaked out that the club had made a deal for starting pitchers Jason Samardzija and Jason Hammel.

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Related Topix: Sports, Stephen Vogt, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Derek Norris

Sunherald.com

Atlanta Braves

That Atlanta Braves hope they have gotten themselves back on track following a big three-game sweep over one of the top teams in baseball.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Atlanta Braves, National League Central, Pittsburgh Pirates, American League West, American League

Oakland Athletics

A's turn to Kazmir to get back into win column

Oakland was supposed to run away with the American League West after trading for Jon Lester at the Trade Deadline.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Stephen Vogt, Baseball Players, Dillon Gee, Coco Crisp

Swingin' A's

Delusions of Jimmy Rollins

Aug 3, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins waits on deck in the first inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jimmy Rollins, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball, Eric Sogard

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Call to the Pen

The Angels meet the Athletics atop the American League West, Mariners on the way up

Aug 16, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez rubs his hip after he is struck by a ball hit by Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler in the fourth inning at Comerica Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Felix Hernandez, Seattle Mariners, Detroit Tigers, Mike Trout

Isportsweb.com

Oakland A's: Will Jason Hammel be replaced?

Things were looking up for Oakland A's starting pitcher Jason Hammel early in August when he earned his first win in an Athletics uniform.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Baseball Players, Drew Pomeranz

Swingin' A's

The Oakland Athletics Worst-Case Scenario

Aug 15, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin prepares for a game against the Atlanta Braves in the first inning at Turner Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Atlanta Braves, Seattle Mariners, American League Central, Baseball Players, Felix Hernandez

Talking Chop

Braves Daily News Digest: 8/17

Freddie Freeman wasn't a fan of the organ. There's your depressing news for the morning, it gets better from here on out! For a while there, the Braves struggled to win 2 games in a row.

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Related Topix: Sports, Freddie Freeman, Baseball Players, Craig Kimbrel, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Julio Teheran, Atlanta Braves

CNET News.com

For data-driven Oakland A's, the 'IT coach' sets the defense

For eight years, A's coach Tye Waller has been collecting data on opposing players and methodically building an application that gives the team an advantage on defense and on the bases.

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Related Topix: Sports

Oakland Athletics

Lester looks to help A's reclaim first in finale

Jon Lester has not disappointed since being acquired by the A's hours before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Jonny Venters, Baseball Players, Mike Minor

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