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  1. Nashville Sounds announce new coaching staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Business Journal

    Never mind playing in a new stadium - changing its Major League Baseball affiliate to the Oakland Athletics means a whole new coaching staff for the Nashville Sounds.

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  2. Potential Target: Geovany SotoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | NBC Dallas

    AUGUST 28: Geovany Soto #17 of the Oakland Athletics scores in the fifth inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on August 28, 2014 in Anaheim, California. In an ongoing series, we'll take a look at possible free-agent and trade targets for the Texas Rangers this winter.

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  3. A's announce Minor League coaching staffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Oakland Athletics

    Garvin Alston, who spent the previous six seasons as the organization's Minor League pitching rehab coordinator, has been named Minor League pitching coordinator. Greg Sparks will serve as Minor League hitting coordinator, after three seasons as hitting coach at Triple-A Sacramento.

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  4. Oakland A's announce minor-league coaching staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Marin Independent Journal

    Among the more familiar names among the A's minor-league coaching staff, Ryan Christenson is moving up from Class-A to take over Double-A Midland after he got Stockton into the California League playoffs last year. Ariel Prieto, who spent the last few seasons coaching with the big league team and serving as interpreter for Yoenis Cespedes, is moving back to the job he had previously as the pitching coach for the A's Arizona Rookie League team.

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  5. 'Foxcatcher' director Bennett Miller examines real lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Star Tribune

    ... in pro baseball. Brad Pitt starred as Billy Beane, the former Minnesota Twin and general manager of the Oakland Athletics. Beane saved the money-strapped franchise - and changed the game permanently - by introducing sabermetrics, a statistical ...

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  6. A's Lawrie blames artificial turf for absencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | ESPN

    ESPN.com senior writer Jerry Crasnick discusses the trade between the Blue Jays and Athletics that sends 3B Josh Donaldson to Toronto for Brett Lawrie and others. New Oakland Athletics third baseman Brett Lawrie has a grassy-knoll theory -- in a roundabout sort of way -- as to why he's missed so many games over the past three seasons with the Toronto Blue Jays .

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  7. Money Ball Gone Too FarRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The Daily Nexus

    While I'm a San Francisco sports fan through and through, it's time to give an Oakland team some attention. And since the Raiders aren't worth talking about with their one win in the past year, I'll focus on the Oakland Athletics and how General Manager Billy Beane made two bad decisions this week to make his team weaker than it was before.

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  8. New A's 3B Lawrie ready to stay healthyRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Boston Herald

    More than worrying about the daunting task of trying to replace All-Star Josh Donaldson or dwelling on the shock of being traded from Toronto, Brett Lawrie is embracing the idea of staying healthy as he joins the Oakland Athletics. Bidding farewell to the Blue Jays' unforgiving turf field could be a big benefit for his body moving forward, too.

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  9. AP sources: Mariners, Cruz nearing contractRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Boston Herald

    ... e by right-handed batters this year was the lowest for an AL team in a non-shortened season since the 1979 Oakland Athletics.

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  10. Mariners, Cruz nearing contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | KXII-TV Sherman

    ... e by right-handed batters this year was the lowest for an AL team in a non-shortened season since the 1979 Oakland Athletics.

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  11. Brett Lawrie eager to begin new chapter, stay healthy with Oakland AthleticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Canada.com

    More than worrying about the daunting task of trying to replace all-star Josh Donaldson or dwelling on the shock of being traded from Toronto, Brett Lawrie is embracing the idea of staying healthy as he joins the Oakland Athletics. Bidding farewell to the Blue Jays' unforgiving turf field could be a big benefit for his body moving forward, too.

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  12. Crazy Idea? What about giving Jaso a look at 3B???Read the original story

    Monday Dec 1 | Athletics Nation

    First off, I am in no way saying that the A's MUST do this or that I believe that they will do this- but why not see if Jaso can play 3B? 1- By no means to you make this idea something you BUILD team plans around or EXPECT success from. I think if Jaso is willing I see nothing wrong with asking him to 'work on 3B' in the off-season and try him out at Spring Training.

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  13. Josh Donaldson and life After OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Swingin' A's

    Sep 28, 2014; Arlington, TX, USA; Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin celebrates with first baseman Brandon Moss and third baseman Josh Donaldson following their teams 4-0 win over the Texas Rangers a baseball game at Globe Life Park in Arlington. The Athletics clinched a wildcard playoff spot with the win.

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  14. MLB Trade Rumors: Latest on Justin Upton, Brandon Moss and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | BleacherReport

    ... the American League champion Kansas City Royals to play for the team they beat in the Wild Card Game, the Oakland Athletics. We've seen some major bats change locations in the first month of free agency, but what about the available bats on the ...

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  15. Hawks on track to add MatsuzakaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Japan Times

    ... fan festival on Monday, "With our ace (Tadashi) Settsu, Matsuzaka gives us two marquee starters." The Oakland Athletics filled their second key position in five days Sunday, acquiring first baseman Ike Davis and international bonus slot 86 from the ...

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  16. The Butler Did ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Capital-Journal

    On Tuesday, May 1, 2007, I was sitting in the Kauffman Stadium stands when Billy Butler singled against Angels starting pitcher Bartolo Colon. Seven years later I was in the auxiliary press box in the same ballpark when Butler singled off Tim Hudson in Game 7 of the 2014 World Series.

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  17. Athletics 2014 season review: Daric Barton misses another opportunityRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | Athletics Nation

    The Oakland Athletics had two players wear No. 10 this year, each at opposite ends of the season.

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  18. Blue Jays Interested in John Jaso?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | Jays Journal

    August 19, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics designated hitter John Jaso bats during the third inning against the New York Mets at O.co Coliseum. The Athletics defeated the Mets 6-2.

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  19. Why are the Oakland A's stocking up on first basemen?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | 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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  20. A's acquire first baseman Davis from PiratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | HeraldNet

    The Oakland Athletics filled their second key position in five days Sunday, acquiring first baseman Ike Davis and international bonus slot 86 from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for international bonus slot 27. Oakland, which lost in the AL wild-card game 9-8 in 12 innings to Kansas City, signed designated hitter Billy Butler to a $30 million, three-year contract Wednesday. Butler also is likely to play some first base, where catcher Stephen Vogt was a regular down the stretch because of a foot injury that limited him.

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