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  1. A's trade All-Star catcher Derek Norris to PadresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Daily Camera

    The revamping Oakland Athletics made yet another trade of a star player this offseason, sending catcher Derek Norris and minor league right-hander Seth Streich to the San Diego Padres on Thursday night for righties Jesse Hahn and R.J. Alvarez along with an international signing bonus slot. San Diego's been busy, too.

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  2. A's trade All-Star catcher Derek Norris to PadresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KFMB-TV San Diego

    The revamping Oakland Athletics made yet another trade of a star player this offseason, sending catcher Derek Norris and minor league right-hander Seth Streich to the San Diego Padres on Thursday night for righties Jesse Hahn and R.J. Alvarez along with an international signing bonus slot. San Diego's been busy, too.

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  3. Seattle Mariners trade rumors: Justin Upton to AL West chatter picks up steamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Examiner.com

    Seattle Mariners trade rumors include Justin Upton yet again. These trade rumors were sparked by a post from FanGraphs contributor Kiley McDaniel.

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  4. Derek Norris earns a walk against the Angels at O.coRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    Two people with knowledge of the deal say the Oakland Athletics have traded All-Star catcher Derek Norris and minor league right-hander Seth Streich to the San Diego Padres. A's trade catcher Derek Norris to Padres Two people with knowledge of the deal say the Oakland Athletics have traded All-Star catcher Derek Norris and minor league right-hander Seth Streich to the San Diego Padres.

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  5. A's Trade Another All-Star, Send Derek Norris To PadresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [...] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW: KCBS Live Audio Stream LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving listeners with [...] OAKLAND - The revamping Oakland Athletics made yet another trade of a star player this offseason, sending catcher Derek Norris and minor league right-hander Seth Streich to the San Diego Padres on Thursday night for righties Jesse Hahn and R.J. Alvarez along with an international signing bonus slot.

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  6. Report: Braves "down the road" in trade talks with AL West club for Justin UptonRead the original story

    Thursday | Talking Chop

    It has been speculated for weeks that Justin Upton would wind up with an American League West team, with the Mariners and Rangers being obvious fits. The Oakland Athletics have also required a ton of pitching in recent days, which leads us to this report from a lead FanGraphs writer: AL Source: Braves appear to be down the road on a deal sending Justin Upton to an AL West club for a package headlined by young pitching.

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  7. MLB Trade Rumors: Rumblings Around Josh Hamilton, Ian Desmond and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | BleacherReport

    ... after clubbing 43 for the Texas Rangers in 2012, the outfielder has wildly underwhelmed for his new American League West employer. Through two years in California, Hamilton has hit .255/.316/.414 with 31 homers. That makes him a serviceable ...

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  8. 2002 Baseball SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | How Stuff Works

    ... (30 homers), and starter Jarrod Washburn (18-6, 3.15 ERA). Actually, Anaheim wasn't the top team in the American League West. The Oakland A's, riding MVP shortstop Miguel Tejada (.308-34-131) and a terrific starting rotation, reeled off a 20-game ...

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  9. 2000 Baseball SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | How Stuff Works

    ... but productive lineup, and a pitching staff featuring Tim Hudson and Barry Zito, gave them their first American League West crown since 1992. However, the As couldn't top the Yankees. Even though New York lost 15 of its last 18 regular-season games, ...

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  10. 1998 Baseball SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | How Stuff Works

    ... 56 homers after also connecting for 56 the season before. However, his Mariners finished a poor third. American League West champion Texas featured Juan Gonzalez, who hit .318 with 50 doubles, 45 homers, and 157 RBI to win his second MVP in three ...

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  11. 1992 Baseball SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | How Stuff Works

    Prognosticators had their finest hour in 14 years as three of the four defending division champions won again in the 1992 baseball season. Only the Minnesota Twins stumbled, ceding the American League West crown to Oakland.

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  12. 1991 Baseball SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | How Stuff Works

    Not since 1890 had a major league team leapfrogged from the cellar to a pennant the following year, but in the 1991 baseball season, two clubs pulled off this astounding feat. The Atlanta Braves vaulted from the worst record in the majors in 1990 to the National League pennant, and the Minnesota Twins scrambled out of the American League West basement to snatch their second American League flag in five years.

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  13. 1990 Baseball SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | How Stuff Works

    ... 57 saves. Thigpen sparked the Sox to 94 wins, though they finished 9 games behind Oakland in the American League West. Boston, led by Roger Clemens (21-6, 1.93 ERA), edged out Toronto by 2 games in the American League East. While the Tigers finished ...

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  14. 1987 Baseball SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | How Stuff Works

    ... only no-hitter, winning 7-0 over Baltimore on April 15. Baseball's biggest surprise, however, was the American League West champion Twins. Nearly unbeatable at home, they won just nine road contests after the All-Star Game to finish with 85 ...

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  15. 1986 Baseball SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | How Stuff Works

    ... , Bob Boone, and Bobby Grich combined to give California a 92-70 season and a first-place finish in the American League West. There were other notables around the circuits. In the National League, Philadelphia's Mike Schmidt took MVP honors on his ...

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  16. 1977 Baseball SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | How Stuff Works

    ... to weather serious challenges from Baltimore and Boston, which both finished 2-1/2 games behind. In the American League West, Kansas City won 102 games and took the division by 8 games over Texas. Dennis Leonard (20-12) and Paul Splittorff (16-6) ...

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  17. 1976 Baseball SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | How Stuff Works

    ... to deliberately misplay the ball, allowing Brett to get his needed hit. The hit didn't affect the American League West standings, though, as Kansas City finished 2A1 2 up on the second-place A's. The Reds swept the Phils in the National League ...

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  18. 1975 Baseball SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | How Stuff Works

    ... deal with the Yankees. Thus began the era of big-money free agency. The 1975 A's managed to win the American League West without Hunter. Vida Blue stepped in as the staff's ace, going 22-11. Ken Holtzman went 18-14, and reliever extraordinaire ...

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  19. 1971 Baseball SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | How Stuff Works

    The 1971 baseball season was Vida Blue's year -- until October, when the veteran Baltimore Orioles showed the 21-year-old Oakland pitcher what pressure baseball was. They themselves were then taught a lesson by the Pittsburgh Pirates, World Series winners for the first time since 1960.

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  20. Twins show interest in Asdrubal Cabrera?Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Twinkie Town

    When we heard early in the off-season that Paul Molitor's preference was to let Danny Santana play his natural position of shortstop in 2015, I think most of us wrote off the potential for the team to add a starting middle infielder. At least I wrote it off, especially considering the success that Eduardo Escobar last year.

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