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A's break through in 8th to top Cardinals

A's break through in 8th to top Cardinals

MLB.com Updated 13 hours ago
The A's scored twice in the eighth inning, pushing past the Cardinals for a one-run win on Saturday. Pitcher Zach Neal allowed one earned run in six innings and Brett Eibner's sac fly in the eighth gave the A's the lead for good. Randal Grichuk had a ho…
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  • Weaver gets first win as Cards top A's

    Weaver gets first win as Cards top A's

    MLB.com nytimes.com Aug 27 (yesterday)
    Rookie Luke Weaver allowed one run over six innings Friday to pick up his first Major League victory. Jedd Gyorko slugged a two-run home run off A's starter Ross Detwiler, who allowed three runs in 5 1/3 innings. Yonder Alonso had two hits for Oakland, …
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  • Best throwback jersey: Final four!

    Best throwback jersey: Final four!

    MLB.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    The semifinals of the best throwback jersey voting pit the White Sox against the Nationals and the A's vs. the Astros.
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  • Nationals Acquire Lefty Reliever Rzepczynski From Athletics

    Nationals Acquire Lefty Reliever Rzepczynski From Athletics

    nytimes.com Aug 25 (3 days ago)
    The Washington Nationals acquired reliever Marc Rzepczynski from Oakland on Thursday, giving the NL East leaders another lefty in the bullpen.
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  • A's strike early to clinch series over Indians

    A's strike early to clinch series over Indians

    MLB.com Aug 24 (4 days ago)
    The Indians traveled to the Coliseum this week with a chance to pick up some wins against an A's team that has struggled all season. Cleveland did not expect to run into the kind of pitching it did in Oakland, where the A's took two of three in the seri…
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  • Davis Hits 33rd Home Run in A's 9-1 Win Over Indians

    Davis Hits 33rd Home Run in A's 9-1 Win Over Indians

    nytimes.com Aug 24 (4 days ago)
    The Athletics used a steady stream of big hits from three rookies and one big blast from a veteran slugger to end their latest losing skid.
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  • LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Giants Starts in L.A, A's Issue Fines

    LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Giants Starts in L.A, A's Issue Fines

    nytimes.com Aug 23 (5 days ago)
    A look at what's happening all around the majors today:
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  • Santana Homers, Carrasco Pitches Indians Over A's 1-0

    Santana Homers, Carrasco Pitches Indians Over A's 1-0

    nytimes.com MLB.com Aug 23 (5 days ago)
    Carlos Carrasco and Andrew Miller combined on a four-hitter, Carlos Santana homered in the eighth inning and the Cleveland Indians beat the Oakland Athletics 1-0 on Monday night.
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  • A's Fine Butler, Valencia Following Clubhouse Fight

    A's Fine Butler, Valencia Following Clubhouse Fight

    nytimes.com yahoo.com Aug 22 (6 days ago)
    The Athletics fined Billy Butler and Danny Valencia on Monday after they were involved in a clubhouse fight last week that led to Butler being placed on the seven-day concussion list.
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  • Semien with expectant wife, away from A's

    Semien with expectant wife, away from A's

    MLB.com Aug 22 (6 days ago)
    A's shortstop Marcus Semien was not with the team Monday night, as he joining his wife, Tarah, as they awaited the birth of their first child.
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  • Quintana gets win No. 10 behind 3-run first

    Quintana gets win No. 10 behind 3-run first

    MLB.com nytimes.com Aug 21 (7 days ago)
    Unlucky No. 9 became well-deserved No. 10 for Jose Quintana as part of the White Sox 4-2 victory over the A's Sunday afternoon at U.S. Cellular Field.
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  • Sale Ends Drought With 8 Scoreless, White Sox Beat A's 6-2

    Sale Ends Drought With 8 Scoreless, White Sox Beat A's 6-2

    Chris Sale raced out as the majors' first 14-game winner and was the AL starter in the All-Star game. Then the White Sox ace hit a rut and drew attention not for his pitching, but his jersey-shredding tirade.
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  • A's crush White Sox in Graveman's 2-hit gem

    A's crush White Sox in Graveman's 2-hit gem

    Kendall Graveman was razor sharp on the mound for the A's. James Shields definitely was not for the White Sox, and those two facts pretty much sum up Oakland's 9-0 victory over the White Sox on Friday night at U.S. Cellular Field.
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  • Watch Live: White Sox host A's in Free Game of the Day

    Watch Live: White Sox host A's in Free Game of the Day

    yahoo.com Aug 19
    When the dust settles on the 2016 season, there will likely be articles about the best and worst trade deadline acquisitions. These players either rose to the occasion and singlehandedly pushed their new clubs to the playoffs, or they crashed and burned…
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  • Rangers Win 6-2 as Darvish Ends Long Losing Streak vs. A's

    Rangers Win 6-2 as Darvish Ends Long Losing Streak vs. A's

    nytimes.com Aug 18
    Yu Darvish had a demonstrative show of emotion, pumping his fist and letting out a shout after ending the seventh inning with another strikeout and two runners on base.
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  • Rangers' 3 Runs in 10th Beat A's 5-4 When Odor Hit by Pitch

    Rangers' 3 Runs in 10th Beat A's 5-4 When Odor Hit by Pitch

    nytimes.com Aug 17
    Rougned Odor was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 10th inning, forcing home the winning run as the AL-best Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 on Tuesday night.
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  • Coco Crisp believes A's have ulterior motive for not playing hi…

    Coco Crisp believes A's have ulterior motive for not playing him

    yahoo.com Aug 16
    Coco Crisp and the Athletics are heading toward a nasty breakup. (Getty Images/Joe Robbins) The longest-tenured member of the Oakland Athletics will probably be looking for a new home this winter. Outfielder Coco Crisp is not happy about his reduced pla…
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  • Rangers Beat A's 5-2 on Beltre Slam, Lose Choo to Broken Arm

    Rangers Beat A's 5-2 on Beltre Slam, Lose Choo to Broken Arm

    Adrian Beltre's decisive grand slam came shortly after the Texas Rangers ended a 24-inning scoreless streak — and three batters after Shin-Soo Choo was possibly lost for the season with a fractured left forearm when he was hit by a pitch.
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  • Choo likely out for season with arm fracture

    Choo likely out for season with arm fracture

    MLB.com Aug 15
    Rangers outfielder Shin-Soo Choo had to leave Monday's game in the fifth inning after getting hit on the left arm by a 92-mph fastball from Athletics left-hander Ross Detwiler.
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  • Yanks' Judge, pair of Dodgers, A's lead Prospect Team of the We…

    Yanks' Judge, pair of Dodgers, A's lead Prospect Team of the Week

    MLB.com Aug 15
    The latest edition of MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Team of the Week (Aug. 8 - 14) is loaded with familiar names. There are four players making their third appearance on a PTOW, and two more making their fourth. There are two prospects who had loud introdu…
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  • Video - Kershaw Struck By Liner, Loses Part Of Tooth 00:29

    Kershaw Struck By Liner, Loses Part Of Tooth

    Mar 20
    Clayton Kershaw was hit by Andy Parrino's broken-bat liner in the bottom of the third inning in the Dodgers' 3-2 loss to the A's. Kershaw remained in the game.
  • Video - How Will Jason Giambi Be Remembered? 02:44

    How Will Jason Giambi Be Remembered?

    Feb 16
    Jerry Crasnick reflects on the career and legacy of Jason Giambi, who announced his retirement from baseball Monday.
  • Video - Greatest Dynasties In Baseball History 03:23

    Greatest Dynasties In Baseball History

    Jan 26
    Cary Chow and David Schoenfield look at the greatest baseball dynasties and pick out where the current Giants fit on the list.
  • Video - Buster's Blog: Athletics' Bustling Offseason 02:02

    Buster's Blog: Athletics' Bustling Offseason

    Jan 15
    Buster Olney takes a look at the Athletics' offseason moves and what to expect this upcoming season.