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  1. Will Elvis Andrus turn things around in 2015?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Nolan Writin'

    Sep 25, 2014; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus cannot throw out Oakland Athletics third baseman Josh Donaldson in the first inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports This season Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus will start earning a lot more due to the contract extension he signed back in 2013.

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  2. Oakland Athletics Under-the-Radar Offseason MovesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Swingin' A's

    Almost any article that you'll read about the Oakland Athletics offseason will start with something similar to, "The A's have had a busy offseason," and they have. It's due to the number of transactions that they've made that some of the moves have been overshadowed by bringing in big-potential stars such as Brett Lawrie , Billy Butler , Tyler Clippard , Marcus Semien and Jesse Hahn .

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  3. Complete Oakland Athletics 2015 Spring Training PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | BleacherReport

    It's been a hectic offseason, so whether you've lived under a rock or paid full attention, you'll probably need a refresher course regardless. The team made plenty of additions.

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  4. Photos: Inside former Oakland A's star Rickey Henderson's Arizona mansion for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | Contra Costa Times

    The 7,859 square foot 5 bedroom, 7 bathroom estate built in 1991 features a spiral staircase, sports court, lap pool and spa area, and game room, among other amenities. Henderson, who grew up in Oakland, holds major league records for stolen bases and runs scored .

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  5. Sean Doolittle defeats Yadier Molina in 2015 Face of MLBRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | Athletics Nation

    The 2015 Face of MLB competition tweets on with Athletics fans advancing Sean Doolittle to the quarterfinals. Doolittle defeated St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina in the round of 16, and previously beat Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve in the opening round.

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  6. Oakland Athletics GMs Among the BestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Swingin' A's

    Dec 8, 2014; San Deigo, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane during MLB Winter Meetings at Manchester Grand Hyatt. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports If you are a fan of the Oakland Athletics, Sandy Alderson and Billy Beane are likely to thank for that.

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  7. "What If?" Cespedes to the DiamondbacksRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | Athletics Nation

    Hello, all. This will be a new series of sorts in which I look at recent signings/trades by the A's that either happened or didn't happen, and explore what that outcome might have been if the trade/signing did or didn't happen.

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  8. 4 Wacky Predictions One Of Which Might Come TrueRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 7 | Athletics Nation

    It's all about the percentages. If you're a batter and you can get a hit one time in four at bats you're having a career year, sincerely, Bobby Crosby.

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  9. Athletics beat Jarrod Parker in arbitrationRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 7 | Athletics Nation

    Arbitrators awarded an $850,000 contract to starting pitcher Jarrod Parker , according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports , siding with the Oakland Athletics over the player. Parker had requested $1.7 million.

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  10. A's reportedly win arbitration case with ParkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | Oakland Athletics

    The A's have won their arbitration case against Jarrod Parker , with the right-hander set to make $850,000 this season, according to CBS Sports. The 26-year-old Parker was 12-8 with a 3.97 ERA in 32 starts in 2013.

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  11. A's undergo the offseason's most substantial makeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | Oakland Athletics

    In his first game as the manager of the Oakland A's on June 9, 2011, Bob Melvin posted a lineup card with Coco Crisp hitting leadoff. That hasn't changed since.

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  12. Chavez & Pomeranz: Are Fans, A's, Off Base?Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 7 | Athletics Nation

    It seems like mostly fans and A's management agree: Drew Pomeranz is a presumptive member of the 2015 starting rotation while Jesse Chavez sits around 6th on the depth chart, possibly bumped out of the Opening Day rotation by new acquisition Kendall Graveman . Is this the way it should be? At a cursory glance, perhaps it is.

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  13. There are reasons to have serious concerns about Anthony Rizzo's production dropping in 2015Read the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | FakeTeams

    Anthony Rizzo tore up the minor leagues in 2011 and 2012 as a member of both the Padres and Cubs farm systems and came to Chicago with a lot of hype. After a mediocre first 1,000 PA with the Cubs in which Rizzo generated a 108 wRC+, Rizzo put together a fantastic 2014 season.

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  14. A's FanFest set for Sunday at Coliseum, Oracle ArenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Oakland Athletics

    More than 20 players are scheduled to be in attendance at the A's annual FanFest on Sunday, to be held at the Coliseum and Oracle Arena. Doors open at 9 a.m. PT, with player introductions kicking off the event inside Oracle at 10 a.m. Tickets are $10 and available at FanFest will feature free autograph sessions with several players, including Sean Doolittle , Josh Reddick and Stephen Vogt .

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  15. 2015 Fantasy Outlooks: Oakland AthleticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | CBS Sports

    With just seven weeks left in the season, the Athletics looked like they would coast into the postseason with the majors' best record. On Aug. 9, their 72-44 mark was four games better than that of the next best team -- the division rival Angels.

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  16. Rangers What-Ifs: Martin PerezRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | NBC Dallas

    APRIL 29: Martin Perez #33 of the Texas Rangers throws in the first inning against the Oakland Athletics at Globe Life Park in Arlington on April 29, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. With the season a couple of months away, what has to break right for the Rangers to contend again in 2015? What if Martin Perez can have a solid recovery from Tommy John surgery and get back in the Rangers' rotation sometime around midseason? What if he pitch the way he was in the weeks leading up to his arm trouble early in 2014? What if the Rangers are in contention when he gets back and provides a big boost to the rotation? After the way his 2014 season started with such promise and ended with such disappointment, it'd he a welcomed development.

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  17. Everything You Know About Lawyer Selection is Wrong: Big Data...Read the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | Freshnews

    The Brad Pitt film, Moneyball, portrays Billy Beane baseball team manager of the Oakland A's struggling against accepted dogma in player selection. Beane's insight was to use already available player data to pick athletes.

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  18. Ranking All 30 MLB Teams on Homegrown TalentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | BleacherReport

    ... to have more homegrown big league talent than anyone despite a relatively large payroll. Meanwhile, the Oakland Athletics have a somewhat small payroll to work with, but they're also thin on homegrown players. What follows is a look at all 30 MLB ...

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  19. 2015 Athletics Fanfest guideRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | Athletics Nation

    Your guide to navigating the Oakland Coliseum and Oracle Arena. What to expect, who is going to be there, and some helpful hints to maximize your day.

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  20. Oakland A's: Potential underdogs in the race to sign Yoan MoncadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | 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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