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  1. Kyle Seager signs extension: What about Josh Donaldson?Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Athletics Nation

    ... those arbitration raises and his future free agent payday also slow down. Seager would not be the first American League West third baseman to have his performance and health fall off a cliff in his late 20s and early 30s. "Ironman" Kyle Seager, ...


  2. Justin Upton trade rumors: Texas Rangers interested in deal with Atlanta BravesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    ... makes a lot of sense. It's why these latest Justin Upton trade rumors make a lot of sense for the American League West team. Last season , Upton had a .270 batting average with 29 home runs and 102 RBIs. Adding him to a lineup that might include a ...


  3. AL West Link Dump: Cruz, Tomas, Darvish and McHughRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Swingin' A's

    Sep 10, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; An Oakland Athletics hat and glove rest on the steps of the dugout during the game against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. The Twins won 4-3.


  4. Odds of All 30 MLB Teams' Hottest Rumor Becoming RealityRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    It's the time of year when general managers are seemingly listening to trade offers for every player on their roster, and when the big-time free agents are connected to all sorts of unexpected teams. What follows is a rundown of each club's biggest rumor and the odds that it will actually become a reality.


  5. Monk e's Thanksgiving Turkey Drive for the Boys' and Girls' ClubRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Halos Heaven

    This is Monk e here, a few weeks ago I found out that the local Boys and Girls Club in the area I live in, Lincoln Heights, didn't have enough Thanksgiving Turkeys for the food pantry client families they serve this year. I decided to put together a Turkey Drive, and use the non profit I live at, HM157 to champion the cause of getting 57 Turkeys donated in time for the Tuesday evening November 25th Boys and Girls Club dinner and Turkey distribution.


  6. MLB Free Agent Rumors: Houston Astros Interested in New York Yankees' David RobertsonRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sports Media 101

    ... to be their closer for the 2015 season. "A year ago, a Yankees homegrown All-Star bolted for a lousy American League West team. Could David Robertson follow the trail blazed by Robinson Cano? The Astros have communicated with Robertson's agent Scott ...


  7. A brief history of the San Antonio MissionsRead the original story

    Friday | Lookout Landing

    The Dodgers had just been dropped from a 23-year affiliation with the Double-A San Antonio Missions following their third consecutive losing season. Budget cuts and a change in ownership led to significant staff turnover, but the strained relationship between the teams' front offices stemmed primarily from the Dodgers' on-field product.


  8. Justin Upton "will be moved," per report; Braves frontrunners for Yasmany TomasRead the original story

    Friday | Talking Chop

    There have always been rumors that Justin Upton was going to be traded, and logic said that he would be traded. Now, we've got execs from other teams flat-out saying that Justin Upton will be traded this offseason.


  9. 10 MLB Free Agents Whose Values Have Peaked at the Perfect TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | BleacherReport

    There are those who are flat-out special and have been for some time. Then there are those coming off of their best season as they head into free agency.


  10. Oakland A's signing of Butler indicates they plan to compete in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Paradise Post

    ... as well as acquiring more but added that he sees enough talent coming back to challenge in the tough American League West. "That's the perfect balance," Beane said, "where you're able to be very competitive and also find a way acquire younger ...


  11. A's remaining offseason agenda a balancing actRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Major League Baseball

    ... an occasional necessity that requires much balance while trying to remain competitive in a challenging American League West. "In a perfect world, you're kind of doing a little bit of both," said Beane. "That's the perfect balance, where you're able ...


  12. AL West Watch: A's Sign ButlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | NBC Dallas

    OCTOBER 29: Billy Butler #16 of the Kansas City Royals scores in the second inning off a hit by Alex Gordon #4 against the San Francisco Giants during Game Seven of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. After making tons of deals down the stretch in 2014 only to see them all fall flat with an AL Wild Card Game loss to the eventual AL champ Royals, the A's went on Tuesday and sniped one of the Royals' stars in free agency.


  13. Butler's signing indicates A's plan to competeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Paradise Post

    ... as well as acquiring more, but added that he sees enough talent coming back to challenge in the tough American League West. "In a perfect world, you're kind of doing a little bit of both," Beane said. "That's the perfect balance, where you're able ...


  14. Bob Lutz: Billy Butler and his double-play balls head to OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... that is a consistent over-achiever, but one that will have to scramble to remain in contention in the American League West against the Los Angeles Angels and Seattle Mariners. Oakland's Coliseum is a so-so hitter's park, having given up 139 ...


  15. Confirmed: Billy Butler Signs 3 Year, $30 Million Deal with AthleticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Swingin' A's

    Oct 5, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals designated hitter Billy Butler celebrates after scoring against the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning in game three of the 2014 ALDS baseball playoff game at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports According to multiple reports, the Oakland Athletics are close to signing the 28-year-old first basemen to a three year deal worth $30 million.


  16. Dallas Keuchel: 2015 Cy Young Contender?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Climbing Tal's Hill

    Sep 7, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Houston Astros pitcher Dallas Keuchel prepares to delver a pitch against the Oakland Athletics in the second inning at Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports Dallas Keuchel had a great 2014 season.


  17. Hanley Ramirez to the Mariners Would Shift AL's Balance of PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | BleacherReport

    When the Seattle Mariners signed Robinson Cano last winter, a prevailing train of thought was that they were probably more than one star away from being a contender. Except not, as it turned out.


  18. Rich Dauer, Gary Pettis highlight experienced Astros coaching staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Houston Chronicle

    ... coach cautioned that experience isn't everything. Pettis has the advantage of having worked in the American League West for nearly a decade - a benefit, to be sure, but just a small piece of the puzzle. "That's not to say that someone who doesn't ...


  19. Fantasy Team Preview: Oakland Athletics by Keith CromerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Baseball Prospectus

    What started out as such a promising 2014 for the A's, a season that saw Oakland sitting at 72-44 on August 9th, and four games up in the AL West, ended in disaster, as they lost 30 of their last 46 games and finished 10 games behind the . The historic collapse culminated in a 9-8, 12-inning loss to the Royals in an epic AL wild card game - a game they lead 7-3 in the eighth inning with their ace, After that disappointing end to the 2014 season behind them, the Oakland A's are looking ahead to 2015, and certainly have several question marks heading into this offseason.


  20. My 2015 Seattle Mariners projectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | SoDo Mojo

    Sep 28, 2014; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Mariners right fielder Michael Saunders and Seattle Mariners first baseman Logan Morrison celebrate after both scoring against the Los Angeles Angels on a 2-RBI single hit by Seattle Mariners catcher Mike Zunino during the fourth inning at Safeco Field. Mandatory Credit: Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports Next season is going to be an interesting season for the Mariners.