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  1. Oakland A's, Firefighters Donate $2,000 to Hayward Little LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBC Bay Area

    The upcoming season for the Tennyson Little League was in doubt after thieves stole the kids' fundraising money in a weekend break in. Treasurer Jody Perry said the youth baseball clubhouse an icon in town because of its brightly painted murals - was broken into on Sunday about 9:45 p.m. and a safe was taken containing the league's rent money..

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  2. Oakland A's lead AL West by game: Division resetRead the original story

    Yesterday | Athletics Nation

    I think we can all agree that getting tagged out walking home from third because you thought the bases were loaded and the batter walked is the wrong way to play the game. - Stephen Dunn/Getty Images Ten games down for the Oakland Athletics , and no team in the AL West has a winning record.

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  3. Oakland, Piedmont: 'Heart of the Home Tour' celebrates houses, communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Contra Costa Times

    "This is our home, and this is our community" is the unofficial theme of the 27th annual "Heart of the Home Tour" on April 24-25, the annual fundraising event for the Children's Support League. On this day, five refurbished homes will open their doors to tourgoers, creating a day of enjoyment and an opportunity to raise money to benefit at-risk children in Alameda and Contra Costa counties.

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  4. Applying Moneyball to political campaignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Kos

    I recently read Moneyball , the Michael Lewis book that is ostensibly about baseball, but really is about politics. OK, it's really about baseball, specifically about the Oakland Athletics during the 2002 season.

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  5. Four Reasons Why The Oakland A's Will Surprise You This SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBS Local

    CBS13 CBS13 is getting answers. See latest Sacramento, Stockton and Modesto news and weather from CBS13 News.

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  6. A Look Around the WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NBC Dallas

    ... we'll take a look around the AL West - what's happened so far, and what's on tap in the coming days. 1. Oakland Athletics (5-5) - The A's are coming off a loss to the Astros to keep them in the pack of teams at .500 or below. The pitching has been ...

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  7. Scientific tools for successa in music?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Iol.co.za

    ... in the eponymous 2011 film that showed how manager Billy Beane used the strategy to transform the Oakland Athletics baseball team, in his case by identifying undervalued players who could be turned into assets. Now record companies have seized on a ...

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  8. Yankees Jacoby Ellsbury and Brett Gardner enjoy free range on basesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | NJ.com

    ... of it stems from the statistical revolution in the game, popularized by Moneyball , the book about the Oakland Athletics and GM Billy Beane that was turned into a movie.) And there may be some truth to it, but the results are mixed. In 2008 the ...

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  9. Jed Lowrie leads Houston Astros past Oakland A'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Marin Independent Journal

    The last thing Stephen Vogt wants to show the world when he's on the field came out in Wednesday's 6-1 A's loss to Houston -- his emotions. He had what he later described as the key at-bat of the game.

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  10. 10 Scorching MLB Starts That Will Lead to Breakout 2015 SeasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | BleacherReport

    ... has a swing that borders on violent and that provides tons of power. In his first eight games with the Oakland Athletics, the outfielder/first baseman has collected three doubles and a home run. As Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports explains, acquiring the ...

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  11. New York Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson and Author Steve Kettmann...Read the original story

    Thursday | PRWeb

    ... and on the Silent Drill Platoon at Marine Barracks Washington, started in baseball management with the Oakland Athletics and is portrayed in the book as one of baseball's innovative pioneers in the field of statistical analysis of the sport. He is ...

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  12. McHugh Ks 11 in Astros' 6-1 win over AthleticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KRNV-TV Reno

    Collin McHugh struck out 11, and Jed Lowrie hit one of three homers for the Houston Astros in a 6-1 win over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night. Luis Valbuena and Evan Gattis also homered for the Astros, who matched their season high in scoring.

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  13. McHugh fans 11 in Astros' win over AthleticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MySanAntonio.com

    Collin McHugh struck out 11, and Jed Lowrie hit one of the Houston Astros ' three homers in a 6-1 win over the visiting Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night. Houston's bats are finally starting to show signs of life after being held to two runs or less in six of their first eight games.

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  14. Astros Beat A's in Series FinaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KOLO-TV Reno

    Collin McHugh struck out 11, and Jed Lowrie hit one of three homers for the Houston Astros in a 6-1 win over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night. Houston's bats are finally starting to show signs of life after being held to two runs or less in six of their first eight games.

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  15. Lowrie haunts former club with 2 big hitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Oakland Athletics

    Jed Lowrie spent the 2013-14 seasons with the A's, but that doesn't mean he didn't want to stick it to his former club. Lowrie, who signed a three-year deal to return to the Astros, went 2-for-3 with his team-leading third home run of the season and a walk in the Astros' "You always want to do well, but when you know all the guys, or most of the guys over there, you want to beat them," said Lowrie, who was traded to Oakland from Houston prior to the 2013 season.

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  16. Gamethread #10: A's at AstrosRead the original story

    Wednesday | Athletics Nation

    Jed Lowrie has destroyed us, but other than that Pomeranz has pitched... okay. Meanwhile, Collin McHugh has shown why he has a 1.70 ERA over his last 70 innings. He's really, really good.

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  17. The Eyeball Scout Strikes: Tyler ClippardRead the original story

    Wednesday | Athletics Nation

    Dull loss tonight? No baseball tomorrow? This is dire. It calls for some eyeball analysis of the first 10 games, in which we have learned, well, nothing about the AL West.

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  18. WrapRead the original story

    Wednesday | Austin American-Statesman

    Jed Lowrie hit a two-run homer and finished with three RBI as the Houston Astros avoided a three-game series sweep by defeating the Oakland Athletics 6-1 on Wednesday. Luis Valbuena and Evan Gattis also homered and Jose Altuve finished with two hits, an RBI, a steal and a run scored for the Astros, who had starter Collin McHugh surrender just one run on six hits with no walks and 11 strikeouts over 5 2/3 solid frames.

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  19. Pomeranz pays for mistakes in 2nd startRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Oakland Athletics

    Drew Pomeranz was rather spoiled in his first start last week, drawing 11 runs of support while tossing seven scoreless innings against the Mariners. On Wednesday, his A's teammates mustered just one run in Houston, and by the time they got it, Pomeranz had already allowed two.

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  20. Butler returns to KC for AL Wild Card rematchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Oakland Athletics

    A big homecoming awaits Billy Butler in Kansas City on Friday, when the A's designated hitter makes his return to Kauffman Stadium, this time in the visitors' dugout opposing the club that selected him in the first round of the 2004 First-Year Player Draft. Butler and the A's will engage in a three-game series with the Royals, marking their first matchup since last year's dramatic 12-inning American League Wild Card Game that ended in a 9-8 Kansas City victory, propelling the Royals all the way to the World Series.

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