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  1. Who Will Begin the Season in the Bullpen?Read the original story

    Yesterday | Athletics Nation

    Alex Hall makes his weekly appearance on the Phil Naessens Show and the guys discuss the remaining bullpen spots and who might fill them There are just ten days until the April sixth home opener with the Texas Rangers . There are still some questions about the bullpen and of course the possibility that Barry Zito might make the Opening Day roster.

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  2. Clippard will begin season as A's closerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Contra Costa Times

    ... . Follow him on Twitter at twitter.com/JHickey3 . FILE - In this March 8, 2015, file photo, Oakland Athletics' Tyler Clippard, right, prepares to autograph baseballs prior to a spring training baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Mesa, ...

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  3. Tim Lincecum Goes 5 In 6-4 Loss To A'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Local

    Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants delivers a pitch during a Cactus League game. Giants, and Billy Butler hit a two-run double that helped the Oakland Athletics to a 6-4 victory Thursday night.

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  4. Oakland Athletics Won't Start Barry ZitoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Swingin' A's

    Feb 25, 2015; Mesa, AZ, USA; Oakland Athletics pitcher Barry Zito stretches during a workout at Fitch Park. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports It sure would be a lot of fun to see Barry Zito pitching for the Oakland Athletics again but, face it, it's just not going to happen.

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  5. Five bold predictions for the 2015 Oakland A'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sporting News

    The last time we saw the A's, they were walking off the field in Kansas City, vanquished in 12 innings after blowing leads of 2-0, 7-3 and 8-7. That was the wild card game, which Oakland was playing because of a 22-33 record over the final two months of the season that turned what had been a six-game lead in the American League West into a finish 10 games behind the Angels.

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  6. Fantasy Baseball: Oakland Athletics OutfieldersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Swingin' A's

    September 3, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics center fielder Craig Gentry bats during the seventh inning against the Seattle Mariners at O.co Coliseum. The Mariners defeated the Athletics 2-1.

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  7. World Series Champs nothing the Oakland A's can't handleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Isportsweb.com

    It was another battle of the bay Thursday evening when the Oakland A's took on defending World Series Champions, the San Fransisco Giants on their spring training home turf. While these two clubs have met before this preseason, this game was more telling about how each team has progressed throughout spring training.

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  8. Lincecum goes 5 innings but Giants lose 6-4 to AthleticsRead the original story

    Yesterday | KDWN

    Tim Lincecum pitched five shaky innings for the San Francisco Giants, and Billy Butler hit a two-run double that helped the Oakland Athletics to a 6-4 victory Thursday night. Giants catcher Hector Sanchez drove in two runs and then left the game after getting hit in the throat area with a foul ball in the seventh.

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  9. Oakland Athletics Top San Francisco Giants 6-4Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BaySportsNet.com

    ... continues to make his pitch for the final rotation spot. The results were mixed for Chavez, as the Oakland Athletics beat the San Francisco Giants 6-4 in a Cactus-League edition of Bay Bridge baseball. Chavez navigated his way in and out of trouble ...

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  10. Oakland A's 6, San Francisco Giants 4: Abad, Otero, Whelan steamroll GiantsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Athletics Nation

    The Athletics earned a 6-4 victory over the San Francisco Giants at Scottsdale Stadium this evening on the back of a perfect bullpen performance and power from hitters expected and not. After taking over from a struggling Jesse Chavez, Oakland Athletics relievers Fernando Abad, Dan Otero, and Kevin Whelan combined to retire San Francisco's final 16 batters.

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  11. Sogard's tiebreaking triple carries A's past GiantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Oakland Athletics

    Eric Sogard 's two-run triple snapped a sixth-inning tie and led the A's to a 6-4 Cactus League victory over the Giants on Thursday night. San Francisco, the reigning World Series champions, fell to a Major League-worst 6-19 this spring.

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  12. Tough Jam: Cubs pitcher winds up at wrong park, misses startRead the original story

    Yesterday | KDWN

    ... for great location. Jackson took the blame for this errant wind-up. The 31-year-old veteran said he typed "Oakland Athletics spring training complex" into the Google Maps app on his phone and it directed him to Phoenix Municipal Stadium. Too bad for ...

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  13. Oakland A's at San Francisco Giants: Spring game #26 game threadRead the original story

    Yesterday | Athletics Nation

    The Oakland Athletics visit Scottsdale Stadium to face the San Francisco Giants .

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  14. Bean brings his message of inclusion to A'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Oakland Athletics

    Often mistaken for one another, Billy Beane and Billy Bean found themselves in the same clubhouse Thursday, just as they did 27 years ago when playing in the outfield together for Triple-A Toledo. "We also had a guy named Pete Rice playing in the outfield, so we had a 'Rice and Beans' outfield," said a smiling Bean.

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  15. Catching up on Oakland A's injuries: Josh Reddick, Coco Crisp, Sean Doolittle, etc.Read the original story

    Yesterday | Athletics Nation

    It's been a little while since we last ran down the Oakland Athletics injury list. Let's take a look at what appears to be mostly good news coming out of A's camp.

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  16. Pleskoff: Slugger Canha offers A's power batRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Major League Baseball

    ... to play. His bat would find Coors Field a welcome playground. However, the Rockies traded Canha to the Oakland Athletics in exchange for pitcher Austin House and cash. If Canha makes the big leagues in 2015, it will likely be with Oakland and not ...

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  17. After offseason of change, new-look A's expect to contendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Fresno Bee

    - The Oakland Athletics topped even their most trade-happy of days by making nine swaps involving 27 players in a wild offseason for Billy Beane and his front-office mates. As far as Beane is concerned, the A's wouldn't have even had a chance to ...

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  18. Injuries slow down the A's Jewish playersRead the original story

    Thursday | The Jewish News Weekly

    A plague of injuries has hit the three Jewish players on the Oakland A's this spring, not a good development with the start of the season just around the corner. Sam Fuld, penciled in as the team's starting center fielder against right-handed pitchers, was hit in the jaw by a thrown ball while running the bases in a spring training game on March 20. First baseman Ike Davis, acquired by the A's in November in a trade with the Pittsburgh Pirates, is nursing a bad back.

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  19. Look A's Expect To Contend: 5 Things To KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBS Local

    ... Ross Host: Grant Napear Producer: Jodi Bacon For [] MESA, AZ - MARCH 24: Manager Bob Melvin #6 of the Oakland Athletics throws batting practice before action against the Chicago Cubs in a preseason Cactus League game at HoHokam Stadium on March 24, ...

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  20. Dave Dombrowski and Billy Beane: A Fractured Tale of Two GMsRead the original story

    Thursday | Bless You Boys

    What does the General Manager of a high spending pizza mogul-owned team have in common with a GM of a team with a shoestring budget and horrible plumbing? Besides success at building teams that play meaningful games in October, the last two years indicate that they both employ a revolving door starting pitching rotation. Billy Beane runs the Oakland A's like he is the host of "Flip This Team".

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