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  1. 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.

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  2. Oakland A's: Could Yoenis Cespedes return to Oakland?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Isportsweb.com

    ... in Communications and a desire to work in sports. Sam is a contributor to isportsweb concentrating on the Oakland Athletics. You can follow me on Twitter @Riless22

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  3. SB Nation Awards: Help us choose the most important A's hit of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Athletics Nation

    The A's collected 10 walk-off wins in 2014, and four of the game-winning hits are on this list. - Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports We've voted on three SB Nation awards so far -- funniest moment , most regrettable moment , and best defensive play .

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  4. On Movies: John DuPont, wrestling, tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Philly.com

    Foxcatcher is director Bennett Miller's chilling evocation of the real-life story of John Eleuthre du Pont, the Newtown Square multimillionaire who operated a wrestling training center at his Foxcatcher Farm in the 1990s and who, on a January day in 1996, shot and killed Olympic gold medalist Dave Schultz. Miller's approach to Foxcatcher - opening Friday at the Ritz East and the Carmike Ritz Center in New Jersey, then expanding to other theaters on Nov. 26 - is similar to his Capote , about Truman Capote's struggle to write the true-crime classic In Cold Boood, and Moneyball , about Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane and his against-the-grain player-signing philosophy.

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  5. Cape Baseball League: Oakland A's outfielder Fuld among 5 Hall of Fame inducteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | Cape Cod Times

    The Cape Cod Baseball League did it right again on Saturday, inducting its 15th Hall of Fame Class with the large amount of class and celebration that have marked the 14 previous inductions at the Chatham Bars Inn. The class of five -- the Hall's smallest yet -- answered back with a tall order of appreciation and emotion that again showed the national respect for nation's top summer college league.

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  6. Athletics 2014 season review: Jed Lowrie rides bad luck to subpar seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | Athletics Nation

    We left off with No. 7 Alberto Callaspo. Next, we'll take a look at our final player of the single-digits, No.

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  7. Yankees Free Agent Target: Jon LesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | Yanks Go Yard

    ... Sox, where he had been his entire career. However, he was dealt at the towards the trading deadline to the Oakland Athletics for Yoenis Cespedes . The Red Sox have said all along that they intend to sign him again once he became a free agent in the ...

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  8. The A's should go all out for Victor MartinezRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | Athletics Nation

    In the end, V-Mart may not choose Oakland. But the A's should at least top all offers and give it their best shot.

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  9. How Can Matt Kemp Help the Athletics?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 9 | Swingin' A's

    Ken Rosenthal, has tweeted out that the Dodgers are looking to get rid of Matt Kemp and/or Carl Crawford which could be good news for the Oakland Athletics. Matt Kemp has five consecutive seasons with 20+ homeruns and has a career .292 batting average which has had minimal fluctuation over the last few seasons.

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  10. Dodgers' new decision-makers free to spend, but talent upgrade isn't guaranteedRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 9 | The Wave

    The Dodgers' new troika of decision-makers - director of baseball operations Andrew Friedman, senior vice president of baseball operations Josh Byrnes and general manager Farhan Zaidi - arrived in L.A. having thrown off the financial shackles of their previous employers . Those three teams combined to spend just about the same amount on payroll in 2014 as the Dodgers did themselves .

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  11. Local Jersey Customization questionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 9 | Athletics Nation

    What's going on everyone? Hope you've all calmed down from drinking your sorrows away. I just took advantage of a mlb.com deal on some blank A's jerseys and I was curious what local places you recommend for put a name and # on it.

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  12. Yankees Free Agent Rumors: Luke GregersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 9 | Yanks Go Yard

    Jul 19, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Luke Gregerson pitches during the eighth inning against the Baltimore Orioles at O.co Coliseum. On Wednesday, I discussed a possible fit for the Yankees in the bullpen by the name of Casey Janssen .

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  13. Athletics trade rumors: Deven Marrero from the Red Sox at shortstop?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 9 | Athletics Nation

    The Boston Globe's Nick Cafardo was spitballing a possible trade for Jeff Samardzija to the Boston Red Sox this morning in his Sunday notes column ), talking up Boston shortstop prospect Deven Marrero , who ended the year at Triple-A, and a mystery pitching prospect in exchange for Jeff Samardzija. Marrero is Boston's first round selection of the 2012 Draft out of Arizona State and was Boston's 2014 Minor League Defensive Player of the Year.

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  14. Joe Sclafani: The Player the Oakland Athletics Should AcquireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 9 | Swingin' A's

    Aug 2, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; A general view of a Houston Astros hat and glove in the dugout during a game against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. Mandatory Credit: Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports Joe Sclafani .

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  15. Meet Two A's Prospects: Jarrod Parker & A.J. GriffinRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 8 | Athletics Nation

    First off, if I'm going to analyze baseball I need to read more carefully. Friday's S.F. Chronicle had a headline in the Sporting Green that said, "Sandoval Asking For 6-Year Deal" and I read it as "Sandoval Asking For 6-Year Meal".

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  16. Raiders again flirt with San Antonio; Oakland officials aren't movedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 8 | Sporting News

    ... Raiders are trying to get a replacement for the O.co Coliseum, the worn venue they share with baseball's Oakland Athletics. And it's certainly not the first time a Davis family member has pondered greener pastures for his team. Al Davis brought the ...

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  17. Lew Wolff is Not the DevilRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 8 | Swingin' A's

    Much has been written about Lew Wolff. He is, possibly, the most polarizing figure in the Oakland Athletics organization in recent years and, possibly, the most misunderstood.

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  18. Should Jason Hammel Be on the Athletics Free Agent Radar?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | Swingin' A's

    Sep 25, 2014; Arlington, TX, USA; Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Jason Hammel on the mound in the fifth inning against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports Jason Hammel had a rough start to his Oakland career, earning a 9.53 ERA with the A's in the month of July.

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  19. Josh Donaldson and traditional statsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | Athletics Nation

    In 2014, Josh Donaldson posted 7.4 Wins Above Replacement, according to Baseball-Reference. That number ranked second in the entire American League, tied with pitcher Corey Kluber and behind only Mike Trout.

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  20. Athletics 2014 season review: John JasoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | Athletics Nation

    The next player on our season review list is No. 5, John Jaso. I already wrote about Jaso a couple weeks ago , and Jeremy gave us a health update on him yesterday, so we'll keep this one short.

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