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  1. Tom Powers: After 25 years, World Series earthquake still feltRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | TwinCities

    Members of the Oakland Athletics stand on the field at Candlestick Park watching fans leave the stadium after a major earthquake struck Northern California just before Game 3 of the World Series between the A's and the San Francisco Giants on Oct. 17, 1989. Twenty-five years later, what I remember most is finally getting a phone call through to my wife back in Minnesota and hearing the relief in her voice.

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  2. Tom Powers: 25 years later, earthquake still feltRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | TwinCities

    Twenty-five years later, what I remember most is finally getting a phone call through to my wife back in Minnesota and hearing the relief in her voice. It wasn't the first call I made that night, and for years I regretted that.

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  3. Picking up the pieces of our broken Athletics-fan heartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Athletics Nation

    It's been three weeks since that fateful day, since the A's were royally flushed in the wildest of card games. I can honestly say that nothing in sports has ever hit me as hard as the end of the 2014 season.

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  4. How Much Money Will The A's Really Have To Spend?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Athletics Nation

    After I read the article about signing Hanley Ramirez, as well as other high price options, I figured I would do my best to set the record straight. I know that a post by Jeremy Koo already exists, but I wanted to do a simplified version, to use as a quick reference.

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  5. Texas Rangers hope to set coaching staff within the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Call to the Pen

    Apr 5, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Texas Rangers batting coach Dave Magadan talks with catcher Robinson Chirinos prior to the game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Now that the Texas Rangers have resolved their first order of business this offseason, the team is working to finalize the rest of Jeff Banister 's coaching staff.

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  6. HoHoKam Stadium upgrades almost completeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Athletics Nation

    Looks like the A's and Mesa's renovations of HoHoKam Stadium are nearly complete for the A's new spring home. A big change is the big video board, by far the biggest in the Cactus League.

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  7. Jon Lester would be a substantial, expensive upgrade to the Tigers' rotationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bless You Boys

    The Tigers traded for one of the best left-handed pitchers in the American League already in 2014, acquiring David Price at the non-waiver trade deadline. Hours before that deal was finalized, the Oakland Athletics struck a deal for another excellent lefty, Jon Lester .

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  8. Does Jose Canseco Have Coaching Potential?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Swingin' A's

    ... out with Yoenis Cespedes in Boston next season and there is a vacant position for hitting coach of the Oakland Athletics. Jose Canseco, publicly, has never even been a murmur in the rumor mill but his tweet indicates that he's probably interested. ...

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  9. Oakland Athletics: Offseason AssessmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Swingin' A's

    Sep 20, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; A general view of practice baseballs before the game between the Kansas City Royals and Detroit Tigers at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports The Oakland Athletics fell short in 2014, but the moves Billy Beane made last offseason were the right ones to make; they were just the wrong pieces.

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  10. Playoff Pinch Hits: Giants Hard To Beat After World Series Game 1 WinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBS Local

    ... 2012. Of course, 25 years ago, San Francisco did not win the first game of the 1989 World Series, as the Oakland Athletics went on to sweep the Giants that October. Madison Bumgarner threw seven innings of one-run baseball, and the Giants scored ...

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  11. Reports: Ex-Yankees Hitting Coach Kevin Long Set To Interview With MetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBS Local

    Then-Yankee Brian Roberts is congratulated by former hitting coach Kevin Long after he scored on a single by Brett Gardner in the second inning against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on June 13, 2014. Long, who won a World Series with the Bombers in 2009, was fired by the Yankees earlier this month.

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  12. Royals must fight against historyRead the original story

    Wednesday | Hays Daily News

    They knew this was coming. They knew perfection couldn't last. The men inside the Royals' clubhouse knew another test of will would surface at some moment in this wild October, and here it was on Tuesday night, in the opening game of the World Series.

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  13. How the Oakland A's Should Handle Each of Their Big-Name Free AgentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BleacherReport

    The Oakland A's have a decision to make about nine major free agents this offseason. Well, one of those names has decided to retire, but that could always change.

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  14. Twice-Told Tales: Brentwood Lions discuss dwindling wildlife;...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Inside Bay Area

    Calkins tells Lions of problems in conserving state's wildlife: Robert D. Calkins of the state's department of fish and game spoke to the Brentwood Lions 60 years ago to discuss how California's increase in fisherman and hunters was putting a burden on the department to maintain population numbers of local wildlife. Both the state's population, and overall interest in hunting in California were increasing, Calkins told the Lions, creating a negative correlation between the numbers of hunters and game; as residential development increased with population, the amount of space for wildlife was going down at the same time the demand to hunt wildlife was going up.

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  15. Can Athletics Fans Root for the Giants?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Swingin' A's

    A's fans don't need to root FOR the Giants but there's no foundation for rooting AGAINST them either. Mandatory Credit: Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports There seems to be some tension between fans of the Oakland Athletics, who failed to go the distance this year, and fans of the San Francisco Giants who, for the third time in five years, are playing game one of the World Series tonight.

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  16. Magadan Out of Yankees' PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | NBC Dallas

    When Ron Washington resigned and the Texas Rangers' coaching staff was in limbo, the Rangers told the coaching staff they could start looking elsewhere for jobs while the team underwent a search for their new manager. Guys like Tim Bogar and Dave Magadan, along with Mike Maddux, were under contract for 2015 but were told they could look around.

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  17. Some Days Are DiamondsRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Entropical Paradise

    ... The team from Kansas City would also be the schadenfreude choice, as they were the ones who sent our Oakland Athletics home with a bang and a whimper. Then there's the whole Kansas connection. Once upon a very long time ago, my father's father left ...

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  18. Speed Demon Royals Are Sign of Where Baseball Could Be HeadedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | BleacherReport

    ... Even more surprising, and perhaps telling of the times, is that Kansas City took out the power-reliant Oakland Athletics , Los Angeles Angels and Baltimore Orioles - three teams that ranked 13th (146), seventh (155) and first (211) overall in home ...

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  19. Yost's wild memories of growing up a Giants fanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | USA Today

    Royals manager Ned Yost had plenty of funny stories to tell on Monday in advance of his team opening the best-of-seven series Tuesday night against the San Francisco Giants at Kauffman Stadium. Royals manager Ned Yost grew up a Giants fan Royals manager Ned Yost had plenty of funny stories to tell on Monday in advance of his team opening the best-of-seven series Tuesday night against the San Francisco Giants at Kauffman Stadium.

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  20. Destiny awaits Royals, Giants in World SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | SLAM! Sports

    ... they were .... well, special. By the eighth inning of the American League wild-card game, they trailed the Oakland Athletics 7-3 with Jon Lester in total command. Their season was done, right? Wrong. In that inning, they went all Rickey Henderson on ...

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