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Sean Doolittle's girlfriend will buy your tickets to A's Pride Night

yahoo.com Updated 1 hour ago
As part of their special events this season, the Oakland Athletics recently introduced Pride Night. Pride Night will "celebrate the Bay Area's LGBTQ community." Partial proceeds from the event will benefit a non-profit charity supporting the L…
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  • Brothers labors through third straight rough outing

    Brothers labors through third straight rough outing

    MLB.com 16 hours ago
    Rex Brothers struggled for the third consecutive outing Monday in the Rockies' 11-2 loss to the A's at Hohokam Stadium. The left-handed reliever didn't allow a run in the eighth inning, but he continued his late Spring Training swoon.
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  • Pomeranz sails through start vs. former teammates

    Pomeranz sails through start vs. former teammates

    MLB.com 16 hours ago
    Drew Pomeranz, already viewed as the frontrunner for the fifth spot in the A's rotation, showed why Monday, mowing down his former Rockies team with ease in an 11-2 victory.
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  • Lawrie Hits 2 Homers as A's Rout Rockies 11-2

    Lawrie Hits 2 Homers as A's Rout Rockies 11-2

    nytimes.com 17 hours ago
    Brett Lawrie had a pair of home runs and four RBIs, Drew Pomeranz pitched six scoreless innings and the Oakland Athletics routed the Colorado Rockies 11-2 Monday.
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  • Graveman's hot spring providing unexpected return from big deal

    Graveman's hot spring providing unexpected return from big deal

    MLB.com nytimes.com Mar 29 (yesterday)
    Kendall Graveman has looked like a very emphatic answer this spring in why the A's were willing to trade Josh Donaldson. Graveman has pitched his way into the A's rotation, where at the moment, he is penciled into the No. 4 spot.
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  • Kazmir, Quintana Both Strong; A's Beat White Sox 10-4

    Kazmir, Quintana Both Strong; A's Beat White Sox 10-4

    nytimes.com Mar 28 (3 days ago)
    Left-handers Scott Kazmir of Oakland and Jose Quintana of Chicago tuned up for the regular season with strong starts on Saturday, and the Athletics beat the White Sox 10-4.
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  • Ranuado Goes 6 in Rangers' 7-6 Loss to A's

    Ranuado Goes 6 in Rangers' 7-6 Loss to A's

    nytimes.com Mar 27 (4 days ago)
    Anthony Ranaudo pitched six solid innings and Elvis Andrus, Jake Smolinski and Chris Gimenez each drove in runs for Texas before the Oakland Athletics rallied in the ninth for a 7-6 victory Friday over the Rangers.
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  • Lincecum racks up 7 K's in solid start against A's

    Lincecum racks up 7 K's in solid start against A's

    MLB.com nytimes.com Mar 27 (4 days ago)
    Eric Sogard's two-run triple snapped a sixth-inning tie and led the A's to a 6-4 Cactus League victory over the Giants on Thursday night. San Francisco, the reigning World Series champions, fell to a Major League-worst 6-19 this spring. The Giants have …
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  • Rangers keeping a close eye on Fujikawa

    Rangers keeping a close eye on Fujikawa

    MLB.com Mar 26 (5 days ago)
    Kyuji Fujikawa is scheduled to pitch in relief on Friday against the Athletics. The Rangers are watching him closely to see if he is fully recovered from Tommy John surgery or if he'll need more time in the Minors.
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  • Bean brings his message of inclusion to A's

    Bean brings his message of inclusion to A's

    MLB.com Mar 26 (5 days ago)
    Often mistaken for one another, Billy Beane and Billy Bean found themselves in the same clubhouse Thursday, just as they did 27 years ago when playing in the outfield together for Triple-A Toledo. This time, Beane, now Oakland's general manager, was int…
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  • Pleskoff: Slugger Canha offers A's power bat

    Pleskoff: Slugger Canha offers A's power bat

    MLB.com Mar 26 (5 days ago)
    Canha returns home with the Athletics. He attended Bellarmine College Prep where he was named the 2007 West Catholic Athletic League MVP. He hit .440 with 11 home runs as a senior. For his career he hit .415 with 23 doubles, three triples and 26 home ru…
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  • Red-hot Ike benefits from consistent approach

    Red-hot Ike benefits from consistent approach

    MLB.com Mar 25 (6 days ago)
    Ike Davis is having another strong spring at the plate, and the new A's first baseman hopes he can keep up his production during the regular season.
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  • A's not concerned about down start by Gray

    A's not concerned about down start by Gray

    MLB.com Mar 25 (6 days ago)
    Sonny Gray was knocked around by the Brewers on Wednesday, but the A's Opening Day starter was told to forget about the outing as quickly as he left it.
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  • Gomez Uses Offense and Defense, Leads Brewers

    Gomez Uses Offense and Defense, Leads Brewers

    nytimes.com MLB.com Mar 25 (6 days ago)
    Carlos Gomez led off the game with a home run, had three RBIs and made a sparkling catch in center field for the Milwaukee Brewers in a 9-9 tie with the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday.
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  • While not at full strength, A's happy with bullpen

    While not at full strength, A's happy with bullpen

    MLB.com Mar 25 (6 days ago)
    The A's will begin the regular season without the injured Sean Doolittle and the demoted Ryan Cook, yet top to bottom, the bullpen is loaded with assets.
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  • Crockett faces childhood friend Pinder, gets him out

    Crockett faces childhood friend Pinder, gets him out

    MLB.com Mar 24 (7 days ago)
    Kyle Crockett saw a familiar face in the batter's box when he pitched against the A's in the eighth inning on Monday. The Indians lefty was taking on Oakland infielder Chad Pinder, who he has known since childhood.
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  • A's emerge from roster churn with tremendous pitching depth

    A's emerge from roster churn with tremendous pitching depth

    MLB.com Mar 24 (7 days ago)
    After all of the roster turnover, the Oakland Athletics have emerged, once again, as usual, with a lot of Major League-quality pitching.
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  • A's option reliever Cook to Triple-A

    A's option reliever Cook to Triple-A

    MLB.com Mar 24 (7 days ago)
    Ryan Cook will look to continue sorting through mechanical issues, just not with the big league club. The struggling A's reliever was optioned to Triple-A Nashville on Tuesday, a day after he endured another rocky outing.
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  • GPS issues start rough day for Jackson

    GPS issues start rough day for Jackson

    MLB.com Mar 24 (7 days ago)
    It was a tough Tuesday for Cubs starter Edwin Jackson, who got lost on the way to the ballpark, then gave up eight runs vs. the A's.
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  • Vogt, Butler lead offensive barrage over Cubs

    Vogt, Butler lead offensive barrage over Cubs

    MLB.com Mar 24 (7 days ago)
    The A's busted out for 10 runs in the first three innings of Tuesday's 14-2 win over the Cubs at Hohokam Stadium, getting two-run home runs from Billy Butler and Stephen Vogt along the way.
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  • Pomeranz labors through hip tightness in shaky start

    Pomeranz labors through hip tightness in shaky start

    MLB.com Mar 24 (7 days ago)
    A's rotation candidate Drew Pomeranz, looking to impress the decision-makers in a start against the Cubs on Tuesday, instead labored through just 2 2/3 innings as a result of right hip tightness, he said.
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  • 9 is fine: Bryant homers -- again

    9 is fine: Bryant homers -- again

    MLB.com Mar 24 (7 days ago)
    Kris Bryant belted his ninth spring home run in the third inning Tuesday against the Athletics, connecting on the first pitch from Drew Pomeranz, who had struck out Bryant in the first.
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  • Rocky spring performance continues for Cook

    Rocky spring performance continues for Cook

    MLB.com Mar 23
    Ryan Cook's struggles were on display again Monday, furthering concern about the A's reliever, whose cumulative spring ERA sits at 16.88 following five outings.
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  • Injury updates: Doolittle begins throwing program

    Injury updates: Doolittle begins throwing program

    MLB.com Mar 23
    The A's are seeing significant progress from several of their injury-stricken players. Closer Sean Doolittle, slowly working his way back from a shoulder injury, engaged in sock throws Monday morning -- the first step in the throwing process as he conti…
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  • Sean Doolittle teaches A's coaches about social media in latest…

    Sean Doolittle teaches A's coaches about social media in latest team ad

    yahoo.com Mar 23
    To the inexperienced, new forms of social media can be overwhelming. Learning how to tweet, create a hashtag and put a filter on your latest selfie can lead to frustration. Oakland Athletics closer Sean Doolittle is a master of social media, and one of …
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  • Satin Hits 3-Run Homer, Drives in 4 for Reds in Win Over A's

    Satin Hits 3-Run Homer, Drives in 4 for Reds in Win Over A's

    nytimes.com Mar 22
    Josh Satin, competing for a spot on the Reds bench, hit tying three-run homer in the eighth then singled in the winning run an inning later, lifting Cincinnati to a 4-3 victory over the Oakland Athletics.
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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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