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Yoenis Cespedes on A's: 'Don't they want to win a championship?…

Yoenis Cespedes on A's: 'Don't they want to win a championship?'

yahoo.com MLB.com Updated 6 hours ago
Back in Oakland on Monday for the first time since he was traded by the Athletics last July, Detroit Tigers outfielder Yoenis Cespedes took on a very different team than the one he left last season. Josh Donaldson, Brandon Moss, Derek Norris, Jeff Samar…
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  • A's to activate Doolittle off DL on Tuesday

    A's to activate Doolittle off DL on Tuesday

    MLB.com 9 hours ago
    The A's are prepared to reinstate left-hander Sean Doolittle from the disabled list Tuesday, marking the long-awaited return of their All-Star closer.
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  • With Iglesias injured, Machado makes debut

    With Iglesias injured, Machado makes debut

    MLB.com 10 hours ago
    Tigers manager Brad Ausmus was not going to give Dixon Machado a chance to get nervous. He penciled him in as the starting shortstop for Monday's game against the Athletics.
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  • Gray takes shot off ankle; X-rays negative

    Gray takes shot off ankle; X-rays negative

    MLB.com nytimes.com May 24 (yesterday)
    Athletics ace Sonny Gray left Sunday's game against the Rays at Tropicana Field after the fifth inning with a right ankle contusion. X-rays on his ankle came back negative.
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  • Souza exits game vs. A's with sprained left wrist

    Souza exits game vs. A's with sprained left wrist

    MLB.com May 24 (yesterday)
    Steven Souza Jr. had to leave Sunday's Rays-A's contest while hitting with two outs in the third inning. He has a sprained left wrist and is day to day.
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  • Sogard breaks out to spark A's scoring

    Sogard breaks out to spark A's scoring

    MLB.com May 23 (2 days ago)
    "He's been durable and pretty consistent for us," said A's manager Bob Melvin after the Athletics' 5-0 victory over the Rays on Saturday at Tropicana Field. Eric Sogard backed up his manager's by gathering two hits and a walk in his four plate…
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  • Graveman, Fuld Lead A's to 5-0 Win Over Rays

    Graveman, Fuld Lead A's to 5-0 Win Over Rays

    nytimes.com May 23 (2 days ago)
    Kendall Graveman gave up three hits over six innings in his return from the minors, Sam Fuld drove in two runs and the Oakland Athletics beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-0 on Saturday.
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  • Athletics Place Coco Crisp on DL With Cervical Strain

    Athletics Place Coco Crisp on DL With Cervical Strain

    nytimes.com MLB.com May 23 (3 days ago)
    The Oakland Athletics have placed outfielder Coco Crisp on the 15-day disabled list with a cervical strain and recalled right-hander Kendall Graveman from Triple-A Nashville.
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  • Homers power Rays to victory over A's

    Homers power Rays to victory over A's

    MLB.com nytimes.com May 23 (3 days ago)
    Evan Longoria's three-run homer led the Rays to a 5-2 win over the A's on Friday night at Tropicana Field.
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  • Trying next step, Verlander to throw sim game

    Trying next step, Verlander to throw sim game

    MLB.com May 22 (3 days ago)
    Six weeks after Justin Verlander threw a simulated game and fell short of his goal, he's scheduled to throw another one. He'll face a group of Tigers hitters Tuesday afternoon in Oakland, where Detroit faces the A's next week, as he tries the next step …
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  • A's place Mujica on DL, promote Parrino

    A's place Mujica on DL, promote Parrino

    MLB.com May 22 (4 days ago)
    Edward Mujica, who was forced to leave the Rays' 3-0 victory Thursday night with two outs in the seventh inning after taking a hard one-hopper off his pitching hand, was placed on the 15-day disabled list Friday with a fractured right thumb.
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  • Colome attacks hitters in bounce-back outing

    Colome attacks hitters in bounce-back outing

    MLB.com nytimes.com May 22 (4 days ago)
    Alex Colome needed to rebound from a bad stretch, and he managed to do so Thursday night in the Rays' 3-0 win over the A's at Tropicana Field. "Can't say enough about Alex Colome, what he provided tonight," Rays manager Kevin Cash said.
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  • Semien welcomes chance to work with Wash

    Semien welcomes chance to work with Wash

    MLB.com May 21 (4 days ago)
    When it comes to infield defense, newly hired Athletics coach Ron Washington has one of the most impressive teaching resumes in recent baseball history. And there's nobody who stands to benefit from Washington's knowledge more than A's shortstop Marcus …
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  • Ex-Rangers Manager Washington Rejoin Athletics as Coach

    Ex-Rangers Manager Washington Rejoin Athletics as Coach

    nytimes.com May 21 (4 days ago)
    Former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington has been hired as a major league coach for the Oakland Athletics, returning to the club where he was a coach for 11 years.
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  • Roundup: Astros Pitcher Beats A’s to Collect Eighth Straight Wi…

    Roundup: Astros Pitcher Beats A’s to Collect Eighth Straight Win

    nytimes.com MLB.com May 21 (5 days ago)
    Evan Gattis hit a two-run homer to help Dallas Keuchel earn his eighth straight win, and Houston kept rolling with a victory over Oakland.
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  • Crisp unlikely to play vs. Rays due to neck injury

    Crisp unlikely to play vs. Rays due to neck injury

    MLB.com May 20 (5 days ago)
    A's outfielder Coco Crisp will see a neck specialist in Dallas on Thursday morning, and it appears unlikely he'd play on the turf during Oakland's four-game series against the Rays in St. Petersburg this weekend.
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  • Source: Washington to work with A's defense

    Source: Washington to work with A's defense

    MLB.com May 20 (5 days ago)
    The A's are on the verge of reuniting with Ron Washington, who is expected to join the team in St. Petersburg this weekend and serve as a special assistant and work with Oakland's much-maligned defense, according to a source.
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  • A's place Pomeranz on DL, recall Leon

    A's place Pomeranz on DL, recall Leon

    MLB.com May 20 (5 days ago)
    The A's placed left-hander Drew Pomeranz on the 15-day disabled list with a shoulder injury Wednesday and recalled right-hander Arnold Leon from Triple-A Nashville.
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  • Astros power up to get best of Gray, A's

    Astros power up to get best of Gray, A's

    MLB.com May 20 (6 days ago)
    Chris Carter and Colby Rasmus hit two-run homers and Jason Castro added a solo shot to lead the first-place Astros to their sixth win in seven games with a 6-4 victory over the A's on Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park.
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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.

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