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  1. Athletics Link Dump: Hamilton, Springer and Photo DayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Swingin' A's

    Aug 17, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; UConnAlumni and Houston Astros right fielder George Springer signs autographs before the start of the game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports In just under a week the Oakland Athletics will be playing their first spring training game! There has been some big news from around the A.L. West this week, so let's get right to it.


  2. Jed Lowrie happy to be back with Houston Astros after 2 seasons with Oakland AthleticsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Houston traded him to Oakland in February 2013 as part of a five-player deal that brought Chris Carter to the Astros. "To be honest, I was a little disappointed," Lowrie said Friday.


  3. Alex Rodriguez practices at first base, says Mark Teixeira's a 'good tutor'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    On Friday at Yankees camp, it was Alex Rodriguez , at least portions of the day. Without a first baseman's glove , A-Rod ran several drills with Mark Teixeira at first as the infield practiced bunt plays.


  4. Los Angeles Angels Tickets: is Making Braves...Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Digital Game Developer

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  5. Fantasy 3B preview: Identity crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Sporting News

    There are fewer third basemen in the Hall of Fame than any other position. This is in part because no one seems to know whether third base is an offense- or defense-first position.


  6. The perpetual struggleRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Christianity, Politics, Sports and Me

    When a person overcomes addiction to drugs and/or alcohol, the specter of a relapse is always a concern. But when one attempts to maintain that sobriety while in a very public forum, the task is that much more daunting .


  7. Banister Asks Rangers "Why Not Us?"Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | CBS Local

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  8. Former Pirates coach optimistic in TexasRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Herald Star Online

    New Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister finally got to address the entire team Thursday, more than four months after getting the job.


  9. New Rangers manager Banister addresses team: 'Why not us?'Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    The Rangers had an American League-high 95 losses last season, their most since 1985. But Banister said that is in the past.


  10. Fraley: Should Rangers fans be optimistic for 2015? Why not ... the manager isRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    ... statement for a team. There were precious few memorable moments for a team that finished last in the American League West at 67-95. Banister found them. Holland's work in September. Adrian Beltre's determined at-bat in game No. 162, when he refused ...


  11. Halos have options to replace Hamilton's productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Major League Baseball

    ... for us to get wrapped up in his numbers all that much, especially with the Angels running away with the American League West. But Hamilton, even at his subpar and injury-ravaged state last season, did contribute an adjusted OPS+ 14 points better ...


  12. Hamilton's Latest Issue Further Validates RangersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NBC Dallas

    Josh Hamilton #32 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim sits in the dugout after scoring a run in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on April 7, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. Before we get started here, let's get this much out of the way.


  13. Seattle Mariners: Links From Around The AL WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SoDo Mojo

    Oct 3, 2014; Anaheim, CA, USA; Los Angeles Angels left fielder Josh Hamilton reacts after grounding into a double play against the Kansas City Royals in the 10th inning in game two of the 2014 ALDS playoff baseball game at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports Happy Thursday morning! Time for your Sodo Sunrise.


  14. Tom Pom, and other Oakland A's names that could have beenRead the original story

    Thursday | Athletics Nation

    As you may have heard, Braves outfielder and strikeout artist B.J. Upton will play the 2015 season as Melvin Upton Jr., his given name, rather than using the Bossman Junior nickname he'd inherited from his father and used throughout his career. With the topic of player monikers making brief headlines, a user on Imgur hosted an album of pictures from Reddit detailing an extensive list of all MLB players who don't go by their given first names.


  15. Robinson Cano Says Seattle Weather Was Responsible For His Weight Gain In 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Post Game

    The New York Yankees' hefty lefty drew some concern recently when he showed up to Spring Training at a bulky 305 pounds . That's about 30 pounds more than he was last season.


  16. Felix Hernandez happy to have Nelson Cruz in Mariners lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Oregonian

    The Mariners' ace knows how difficult an out Cruz can be. Not only has Cruz broken up a Hernandez no-hit bid, the slugger is tied with the Yankees' Mark Teixeira for most home runs against the 2010 Cy Young Award winner with five.


  17. Managing new faces is old hat to MelvinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Major League Baseball

    ... advanced to the postseason in each of the three full seasons Melvin has been their manager, winning the American League West in 2012 and 2013 and claiming a Wild Card spot last season. "It shows you the type of evaluation and scouting the A's do, ...


  18. Cruz steps into power-hitting role with MarinersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2014 | Concord Monitor

    In this Dec. 4, 2014, file photo, Nelson Cruz poses for photos as he displays his new Seattle Mariners jersey after he was officially introduced by the team in Seattle. Cruz goes through his first workout on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, as the Mariners hold their first full squad workout.


  19. Nelson Cruz takes aim at postseason as Seattle Mariners begin full spring trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Nelson Cruz joined the Seattle Mariners this offseason because he wants to win, and he got a step closer to that goal Wednesday as the team's position players joined the pitchers and catchers for spring training workouts in Peoria, Arizona. Cruz, the M's new slugger, walked out to the fields Wednesday with Felix Hernandez and Robinson Cano - the two main leaders of the ballclub, as Cruz said.


  20. Report: Former Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton meeting with MLB about disciplinary issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Dallas Morning News

    According to the Los Angeles Times , former Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton is facing a potential penalty for a disciplinary issue. Hamilton is meeting with MLB officials today in New York, according to the report, and the Angels expect a punishment.