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  1. Oakland A's: Fernando Abad worthy candidate for closer roleRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Isportsweb.com

    After the Oakland A's announced Jan. 24 that closer Sean Doolittle would most likely be unavailable by the start of the 2015 regular season due to a slight rotator cuff tear, rumors spread about possible candidates for the closer role. While many people mentioned Tyler Clippard , Eric O'Flaherty and Ryan Cook as viable options, few mentioned Fernando Abad .

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  2. J. GomesRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Analysis: Gomes, who played for Boston and Oakland in 2014, could be part of a left field platoon in a new-look outfield. He could share time with former Yankees prospect Zoilo Almonte, a switch-hitter who signed as a free agent.

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  3. Sean Doolittle defeats Jose Altuve in the 1st round of Face of MLB votingRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Athletics Nation

    He's not celebrating, he's yelling "GOOD GAME" loud enough for Altuve to hear it down there. - Jason O. Watson/Getty Images The 2015 Face of MLB competition is underway, and the first round of the bracket is nearly complete.

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  4. Seattle Mariners: Pitching Rotation PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SoDo Mojo

    Sep 18, 2014; Anaheim, CA, USA; Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez delivers a pitch against the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports As we are about to enter into February, and I'm previewing the season in my mind, I always circle back to the starting rotation.

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  5. Why haven't the Mariners won a World Series yet?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SoDo Mojo

    Oct 29, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Ryan Vogelsong watches as teammate Madison Bumgarner hoists the Commissioners Trophy after game seven of the 2014 World Series against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports The Mariners last year just missed the post season by just a mere one game, if the Oakland Athletics would have lost in the final game last year the M's would have clinched the post season for the first time since 2001 when the Mariners won a major league record 116 games.

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  6. Braves daily news digest 1/29: Constanza gets DFA'd, and PECOTA projects the BravesRead the original story

    Thursday | Talking Chop

    Dian Toscano is now officially an Atlanta Brave. Where does this leave Jose Constanza? Is this the end of the Atlanta road for our bat-licking hero? We got some good news yesterday when the Braves announced that their capture of Cuban outfielder Dian Toscano was official.

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  7. Prospectus pegs Astros to finish lastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Houston Chronicle

    Recent moves, such as the addition of Colby Rasmus, are accounted for and computed in their projection system, called PECOTA . The very early prognosis? The Astros finish in last place in the American League West, at 77-85.

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  8. New Oakland Coliseum scoreboard installation underway ahead of Athletics home openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Athletics Nation

    ... Diamond Vision, the 5,220 square foot display will rank 12th in Major League Baseball, and third in the American League West behind the king Seattle Mariners at 11,425 square feet and Houston Astros at 6,696 square feet, according to the Chicago ...

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  9. Fangraphs Projects the Seattle Mariners to Win The AL WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | SoDo Mojo

    ... to in recent seasons, the Seattle Mariners are projected to win 89 games and finish first in the American League West. Yes, the M's are projected to win a division title. Remember, projections don't necessarily matter all that much because paper is ...

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  10. FanFest, New Skipper, New Stadium, New SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | SoDo Mojo

    ... SoDo Sunrise. Let's get your morning started off right, with a dose of the latest news from around the American League West. Ryan Gonzalez over at Climbing Tal's Hill sat down with new Astros manager A.J. Hinch as part of a bloggers roundtable at ...

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  11. Texas Rangers 2015 Top 10 Fantasy ProspectsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | FakeTeams

    The prospect staff at Fake Teams continues their fantasy prospect rankings and system reviews with an in-depth look at the Texas Rangers. Just like last year, the prospect staff here at Fake Teams will be taking an in-depth look at each major league organization, including our top 10 fantasy prospects, an overview of the organization's minor league system as a whole and potential opportunities for playing time in 2015.

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  12. Wild predictions for 2015: games won, the trade deadline, and moreRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Bless You Boys

    I'm a fan not a professional writer. This is one of those things that I wanted to have fun with and throw out there.

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  13. Despite All-Star Departures In Offseason, A's Tickets Increase 43% On Secondary MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Forbes.com

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  14. FanGraphs Projections for Angels' Hitters in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Halo Hangout

    ... numbers. The Halos led the league last season scoring 773 runs as they marched their way to the American League West crown. FanGraphs is expecting the Angels to plate 696 runs in 2015, down 77 runs from last year, but still a respectable number. The ...

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  15. Braves sign veteran outfielder GomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Lebanon Democrat

    He'll likely be part of a left-field platoon and is known for being a strong leader and vocal clubhouse presence. The Braves have agreed to contract terms with veteran outfielder Jonny Gomes on a one-year, $4 million contract that includes a vesting option, a person familiar with the situation said Thursday night.

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  16. Seattle Mariners preview: games 7-12Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Isportsweb.com

    Through the first six we have the Seattle Mariners at 3-3, taking one from the Los Angeles Angels and two from the Oakland Athletics. For the next six games I expect a somewhat similar story.

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  17. Prince Fielder All Clear for Spring TrainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | NBC Dallas

    After playing in only 42 games in 2014 because of a neck injury that required surgery, Prince Fielder announced at the team's award dinner Friday night in Arlington that he's good to go for 2015. "I'll play a pick-up game right now.

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  18. American League West - The Week That WasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Halo Hangout

    ... fans. There are usually no big moves made and few rumors to report. However, the teams around the American League West treated fans to a number of surprising moves this week. The talented writers here at FanSided were there every step of the way ...

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  19. A's closer Sean Doolittle injured: fantasy impactRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | FakeTeams

    A's closer Sean Doolittle will miss the start of the 2015 season after suffering a slight tear in his throwing shoulder. Sussan Slusser wrote , All-Star closer Sean Doolittle has a slight rotator-cuff tear in his left shoulder and will miss the start of the regular season, according to A's assistant general manager David Forst.

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  20. Seattle Mariners 2015 Top 10 Fantasy ProspectsRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | FakeTeams

    The prospect staff at Fake Teams continues their fantasy prospect rankings and system reviews with an in-depth look at the Seattle Mariners. Just like last year, the prospect staff here at Fake Teams will be taking an in-depth look at each major league organization, including our top 10 fantasy prospects, an overview of the organization's minor league system as a whole and potential opportunities for playing time in 2015.

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