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For A's to advance, here are three keys

For A's to advance, here are three keys

MLB.com Updated Sep 28 (yesterday)
Here are three keys for the A's to stop the Royals and advance to the AL Division Series against the Angels.
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  • Fan Fences: The 2014 M.L.B. Playoffs Have a Neighborly Feel

    Fan Fences: The 2014 M.L.B. Playoffs Have a Neighborly Feel

    nytimes.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    Four potential World Series matchups involve teams from the same area. In an earlier round, the Dodgers and the Giants, longtime rivals, could meet.
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  • Hernandez secures AL ERA title, but M's done

    Hernandez secures AL ERA title, but M's done

    ESPN.com Sep 28 (yesterday)
    Felix Hernandez threw five shutout innings to secure the American League ERA title, but the Seattle Mariners were eliminated from the postseason despite a 4-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday.
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  • Mariners victorious but fall shy of Wild Card berth

    Mariners victorious but fall shy of Wild Card berth

    MLB.com ESPN.com nytimes.com Sep 28 (yesterday)
    The Mariners topped the Angels, 4-1, with Felix Hernandez winning both the game and the AL ERA title by throwing 5 1/3 scoreless innings. But the A's, despite losing 16 of their final 25 games, hung on to the final playoff spot by beating the Rangers, 4…
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  • M's stay alive; O's loss gives L.A. home field

    M's stay alive; O's loss gives L.A. home field

    ESPN.com nytimes.com Sep 27 (3 days ago)
    Kendrys Morales, Michael Saunders and Dustin Ackley homered against Jered Weaver, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 on Friday night to remain in the hunt for a playoff spot.
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  • Angels begin series in Seattle with home field secure

    Angels begin series in Seattle with home field secure

    MLB.com Sep 26 (4 days ago)
    The Angels locked up the best record in the Majors and home-field advantage throughout the postseason prior to Friday's series opener against the Mariners by virtue of the Orioles' 4-2 loss to the Blue Jays earlier in the day.
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  • O's loss gives Angels home-field advantage

    O's loss gives Angels home-field advantage

    ESPN.com Sep 26 (4 days ago)
    Rookie Dalton Pompey had three extra-base hits, Drew Hutchison won for the first time in three starts and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Baltimore 4-2 Friday night, ensuring that the Orioles will not finish with the best record in the American League.
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  • Angels walk away from stadium deal with Anaheim

    Angels walk away from stadium deal with Anaheim

    MLB.com Sep 26 (4 days ago)
    The Angels, frustrated at a lack of progress over the last 12 months, informed the city of Anaheim in a letter on Friday that it is ending negotiations regarding a new lease for their 48-year-old ballpark.
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  • How To Call A Team's Bluff On Stadium Subsidies

    How To Call A Team's Bluff On Stadium Subsidies

    deadspin.com Sep 26 (4 days ago)
    Today, the Angels walked away from negotiations on a deal to renovate Angel Stadium, all because the city did something every city ought to do when its sports team comes looking for handouts: Anaheim did its homework.Read more...
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  • Angels' Trout ill; Hamilton to miss final series

    Angels' Trout ill; Hamilton to miss final series

    ESPN.com Sep 24 (6 days ago)
    Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout left Wednesday's game against the Athletics after the fourth inning because of a stomach illness.
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  • Angels' magic number at 2 for AL's top seed

    Angels' magic number at 2 for AL's top seed

    MLB.com ESPN.com nytimes.com yahoo.com Sep 24 (6 days ago)
    Hector Santiago bounced back with a scoreless outing, Howie Kendrick continued to produce from the cleanup spot and the Angels held on to beat the A's, 5-4, on Wednesday afternoon, taking two of three at O.co Coliseum. With the win, the Angels maintaine…
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  • The Grand Slam: Felix bombarded by Blue Jays; Angels shut out A…

    The Grand Slam: Felix bombarded by Blue Jays; Angels shut out A's

    yahoo.com Sep 24 (6 days ago)
    It's not frequently the Seattle Mariners can say they needed more from ace right-hander Felix Hernandez. But with the playoff possibilities slipping away, Hernandez wasn't able to deliver against the Toronto Blue Jays in a rare bad performance. Hernande…
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  • Clock is ticking for Shoemaker, Hamilton

    Clock is ticking for Shoemaker, Hamilton

    MLB.com ESPN.com Sep 23 (7 days ago)
    Injured Angels Matt Shoemaker and Josh Hamilton reported continued progress on Tuesday night in Oakland, but their status for the American League Division Series didn't get any clearer.
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  • Samardzija helps A's keep lead in wild card

    Samardzija helps A's keep lead in wild card

    Jeff Samardzija pitched seven strong innings and received some rare run support to snap a four-start winless stretch, and the Athletics kept hold of the top AL wild-card spot by beating the AL West champion Angels 8-4 on Monday night.
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  • Lowrie doesn't let sore foot keep him out of action

    Lowrie doesn't let sore foot keep him out of action

    MLB.com Sep 22
    Shortstop Jed Lowrie was in the A's lineup for Monday's series opener against the Angels despite leaving Sunday's game with a left foot contusion. Lowrie was hit by a pitch in the first inning and departed after the fourth, but he will push through some…
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    World Series Predictions

    Sep 28
    The "Baseball Tonight" crew give their predictions for which team will win the World Series.
  • Video - Mariners Stay Alive With Walk-Off 01:12

    Mariners Stay Alive With Walk-Off

    Sep 27
    Austin Jackson drove in the winning run in the 11th to lift the Mariners to a 2-1 win over the Angels.
  • Video - Mariners Hold Off Angels 01:06

    Mariners Hold Off Angels

    Sep 26
    The Mariners beat the Angels 4-3 to keep their wild-card hopes alive.
  • Video - Award Winners 03:52

    Award Winners

    Sep 25
    The Baseball Tonight crew breaks down its picks for NL CY Young and MVP and AL CY Young and MVP.

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