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  1. Team president: Mariners will increase payroll in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    General manager Jack Zduriencik hinted at it Tuesday, yet club President Kevin Mather confirmed it Thursday: The Seattle Mariners will increase their payroll in 2015, expanding the team's ability to sign a bigger bat or two this offseason. Speaking on 710 ESPN Seattle radio's "Brock and Salk" show, Mather addressed the big question on everyone's minds after the Mariners' surprising 2014 season, which had them in postseason contention until Game 162.

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  2. Jeff Samardzija to be dealt by Oakland Athletics in offseason?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Cubbies Crib

    Sep 27, 2014; Arlington, TX, USA; Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija delivers to the Texas Rangers during a baseball game at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Mandatory Credit: Jim Cowsert-USA TODAY Sports Following Tuesday's shocking loss to the Kansas City Royals, the Oakland Athletics and general manager Billy Beane likely won't sit pat and could be exceptionally active this offseason potentially even looking to deal former Chicago Cubs right-hander Jeff Samardzija , as well as third baseman Josh Donaldson , according to Ken Rosenthal .

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  3. Trading Josh Donaldson Would be StupidRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Swingin' A's

    Sep 30, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Oakland Athletics third baseman Josh Donaldson reacts as he round third base on the three-run home run by designated hitter Brandon Moss against the Kansas City Royals during the sixth inning of the 2014 American League Wild Card playoff baseball game at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports Last night, rumors were swirling that the Oakland Athletics should trade Josh Donaldson following another season that ended in postseason heartbreak.

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  4. A's Stumble In Finale With Angels, Head To TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | CBS Local

    SEPTEMBER 24: Jed Lowrie #8 of the Oakland Athletics slides safely under the tag of Chris Iannetta #17 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to score on a hit by Josh Reddick #16 of the Oakland Athletics in the seventh inning at O.co Coliseum on September 24, 2014 in Oakland, California. More luggage than usual piled up outside the Oakland Coliseum on Wednesday as the playoff-hopeful Athletics prepared for an Tuesday.

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  5. Nashville Sounds Release 2015 ScheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Swingin' A's

    Feb 22, 2014; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Oakland Athletics infielder Daric Barton poses for a portrait during photo day at Phoenix Municipal Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Recently, the Oakland Athletics changed their Triple-A affiliation to the Nashville Sounds.

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  6. GM Candidates Part 3 Farhan ZaidiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Tomahawk Take

    ... Zaidi (pronounced FAR-hahn ZY-dee) is assistant general manager/director of baseball operations for the Oakland Athletics. Zaidi's path to the As was unlike any other that I'm aware of. A Canadian who grew up in the Philippines, Zaidi loved playing ...

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  7. OAK @ TEX8:05 pm ETRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Sportsnet.ca

    (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Athletics can lock down one of two available American League wild card playoff berths on Thursday night when they visit the Texas Rangers to begin a four-game series at Globe Life Park. The Athletics share the lead ...

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  8. Jeter's magic momentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Connecticut Post

    ... first World Series title in 18 years. Photo: Mark Lennihan, AP FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2001, file photo, Oakland Athletics' Jeremy Giambi, center, is tagged out at home by New York Yankees' Jorge Posada, right, during Game 3 of the American League ...

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  9. Oakland A's Brandon Moss has hip injury that will require offseason surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Call to the Pen

    September 6, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics first baseman Brandon Moss hits a sacrifice fly to score left fielder Sam Fuld against the Houston Astros during the third inning at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports According to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle Brandon Moss has admitted to having a previously unreported right hip injury that will require offseason microfracture surgery.

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  10. 2015 MLB Free Agents: Predictions for Top Expected PlayersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | BleacherReport

    There's less than a week remaining in the 2014 MLB season, which means it's the perfect opportunity to discuss the upcoming free agents this offseason. Whether you make the postseason or not, teams have to constantly upgrade their rosters in order to keep pace with those around them.

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  11. Preview: Athletics at RangersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    The Oakland Athletics are heading to Texas hoping to sew up an American League wild-card spot but the host Rangers might be up for doing some spoiling during the four-game set. Oakland is tied with the Kansas City Royals for the two wild cards but red-hot Texas has won four consecutive games and 11 of its last 12. The Seattle Mariners are three games behind the Athletics but have allowed Oakland to move closer to clinching by losing five straight games.

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  12. A's lose to Angels, 5-4, but still have a good shot at playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | The Fresno Bee

    - As bad as things got for the Oakland Athletics in August and early September, and they were historically bad for a while, the A's are still in a decent position for a team on the verge of one of baseball's greatest collapses. Even after Wednesday's ...

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  13. Angels edge OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Davis Enterprise

    Howie Kendrick doubled and drove in three runs, and the AL West champion Los Angeles Angels held off the playoff-hopeful Oakland Athletics, 5-4. Hector Santiago worked 5 1/3 innings for his first outing longer than two innings in three starts.

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  14. Recounting the moments that defined Derek JeterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... first World Series title in 18 years. Photo: Mark Lennihan, AP FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2001, file photo, Oakland Athletics' Jeremy Giambi, center, is tagged out at home by New York Yankees' Jorge Posada, right, during Game 3 of the American League ...

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  15. A's finish home stand with a relative whimper, end home schedule with 48 winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Examiner.com

    Adam Dunn struck out in the seventh inning today to end an A's rally from five runs down, as Oakland lost its regular-season home finale. With today's 5-4 loss to the Los Angeles Angels , the 2014 Oakland Athletics finished their final home stand of the regular season with a losing mark-although the team still posted a 48-win season at the O.co Coliseum.

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  16. Thompson: A's put trust in starting pitchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... face for general manager Billy Beane by putting together a string of complete games and shutout stints. Oakland Athletics pitcher Jon Lester (31) throws in the second inning of their game against the Seattle Mariners at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, ...

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  17. Rangers remain hot, sweep pesky AstrosRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Star-Telegram.com

    In a season that has mostly played out like a daily kick to the gut for the Texas Rangers, not many opponents have kicked more sand on the Rangers' hopes than the in-state rival Houston Astros. Even with all of the injury issues that ravaged the Rangers' roster, the small nucleus of players that remained constant throughout a grueling stretch this summer - when the Rangers lost 26 of 32 games - kept believing they could play better baseball.

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  18. Dan O'Dowd may leave Colorado for AtlantaRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | LongmontFYI

    ... s been the Rockies' general manager since September 1999. Only the San Francisco Giants' Brian Sabean, the Oakland Athletics' Billy Beane and the New York Yankees' Brian Cashman have served their teams longer than O'Dowd.

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  19. Game #158: A's execute perfectly designed game to rip out last shreds ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Athletics Nation

    The A's drop the final game of the series to the Angels 5-4. In so many ways, it might have been easier had they just lost 5-0.

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  20. GOG 2014 #50Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Athletics Nation

    Here, we are, the last regular season series of the year, so the last GOG of the year. Thank you to everyone who has participated, it has been fun.

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