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Davis homers twice as A's rally in Texas

Davis homers twice as A's rally in Texas

MLB.com Updated 12 hours ago
Khris Davis and Coco Crisp each belted two-run homers off Rangers reliever Matt Bush in the eighth inning to send the A's to a 6-4 win in the rubber match of a three-game set on Wednesday night at Globe Life Park.
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  • Reddick, A's back Gray with power vs. Texas

    Reddick, A's back Gray with power vs. Texas

    MLB.com nytimes.com Jul 27 (yesterday)
    The A's powered their way to a 6-3 victory over the Rangers on Tuesday night, using home runs from Coco Crisp, Josh Reddick and Marcus Semien to even a three-game series at Globe Life Park.
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  • Sean Doolittle Plays Impromptu Shadow Baseball With Boy

    Sean Doolittle Plays Impromptu Shadow Baseball With Boy

    nytimes.com yahoo.com Jul 26 (yesterday)
    When a baseball-loving boy stopped Oakland reliever Sean Doolittle by chance Monday to check out the A's bandanna worn by the pitcher's dog, the little guy got an impromptu opportunity to play shadow baseball with a big leaguer.
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  • Rangers recall top prospect Gallo, option Hoying

    Rangers recall top prospect Gallo, option Hoying

    MLB.com Jul 26 (yesterday)
    Joey Gallo, the Rangers No. 1 prospect per MLBPipeline.com, was recalled from Triple-A Round Rock on Tuesday. Gallo was on his way to Globe Life Park at the time of the announcement, but there was no indication if he would be available for Tuesday night…
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  • Adrian Beltre's walk-off home run caps late comeback against A'…

    Adrian Beltre's walk-off home run caps late comeback against A's

    yahoo.com MLB.com Jul 26 (2 days ago)
    Welcome to The Walk Off, the nightly MLB recap from Big League Stew. Here we’ll look at the top performers of the night, show you a must-see highlight and rundown the scoreboard. First, we start with a game you need to know about. At this point in his c…
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  • Watch the Rangers and A's in Free MLB Game of the Day

    Watch the Rangers and A's in Free MLB Game of the Day

    yahoo.com Jul 25 (3 days ago)
    For about 30 seconds on Saturday, before the wild news broke about Chris Sale throwing a fit and cutting up his throwback jersey, some baseball fans thought he had been traded to the Texas Rangers. Imagine that rotation: Sale, Yu Darvish, Cole Hamels. W…
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  • Butler's blast lifts A's past Rays for series win

    Butler's blast lifts A's past Rays for series win

    MLB.com Jul 24 (4 days ago)
    Billy Butler's solo home run in the eighth proved to be the difference in the A's 3-2 win over the Rays Sunday at the Oakland Coliseum.
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  • Butler Home Run in 8th Helps A's Complete Sweep of Rays

    Butler Home Run in 8th Helps A's Complete Sweep of Rays

    nytimes.com Jul 24 (4 days ago)
    With a little more playing time these past few days, Athletics slugger Billy Butler is finally getting comfortable at the plate.
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  • A's homer twice, KO Colome, Rays in 9th

    A's homer twice, KO Colome, Rays in 9th

    MLB.com Jul 24 (5 days ago)
    Jake Smolinski and Ryon Healy homered in the ninth to hand Alex Colome his first blown save of the season as the A's stunned the Rays with a 4-3 win at the Oakland Coliseum.
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  • Rays rock A's Gray, roll to 3rd straight win

    Rays rock A's Gray, roll to 3rd straight win

    MLB.com Jul 22 (6 days ago)
    The hot-hitting Rays took batting practice off of Sonny Gray, tagging the struggling A's starter for nine hits in a 7-3 series-opening victory at the Coliseum on Thursday night.
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  • Tim Beckham Leads Rays to 7-3 Victory Over Athletics

    Tim Beckham Leads Rays to 7-3 Victory Over Athletics

    nytimes.com MLB.com Jul 22 (6 days ago)
    Tim Beckham homered and then sparked a four-run inning with his eighth straight hit over three games to lead the Tampa Bay Rays to a 7-3 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Thursday night.
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  • Hahn set to return to A's, start finale vs. Rays

    Hahn set to return to A's, start finale vs. Rays

    MLB.com Jul 21 (7 days ago)
    The A's will call on right-hander Jesse Hahn for a Sunday home start against the Rays, which will mark his first appearance with Oakland since June 8.
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  • A's showcase science of baseball at STEM clinic

    A's showcase science of baseball at STEM clinic

    MLB.com Jul 21 (7 days ago)
    A's pitcher Kendall Graveman knew he needed to select a major by the end of his sophomore year at Mississippi State, and leaned toward pursuing business until his father, Gary, suggested something else.
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  • Fister's 7 scoreless help Astros shut down A's

    Fister's 7 scoreless help Astros shut down A's

    MLB.com Jul 20
    Right-hander Doug Fister strung together seven scoreless innings to help the Astros avoid a three-game sweep at the hands of the A's with a commanding 7-0 win at the Coliseum on Wednesday afternoon.
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  • Fister, Altuve, Spark Astros in 7-0 Win Over A's

    Fister, Altuve, Spark Astros in 7-0 Win Over A's

    nytimes.com Jul 20
    Doug Fister pitched seven innings and Jose Altuve continued his torrid hitting as the Houston Astros defeated the Oakland Athletics 7-0 on Wednesday.
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  • Ouch! Unsuspecting Oakland A's vendor hit with fly ball

    Ouch! Unsuspecting Oakland A's vendor hit with fly ball

    yahoo.com Jul 20
    When Houston’s Marwin Gonzalez was at the plate with two strikes on him in the third inning Tuesday night in Oakland, an ice cream vendor way out in the seats down the third-base line in left field decided it was a good time to turn his back on the game…
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  • Graveman Wins 5th Straight to Pace Athletics Past Astros 7-4

    Graveman Wins 5th Straight to Pace Athletics Past Astros 7-4

    With three wins in four games since the All-Star break against two of the hottest teams in the majors, the Athletics are building some momentum.
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  • Donaldson delivers in 9th to lift Jays, sting A's

    Donaldson delivers in 9th to lift Jays, sting A's

    MLB.com Jul 17
    Josh Donaldson made the most of a second chance against his former team when he came to the plate in the ninth inning, hitting a go-ahead two-run double to help the Blue Jays claim a 5-3 win Sunday at the Coliseum.
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  • Blister appears to force A's Hill's early exit

    Blister appears to force A's Hill's early exit

    MLB.com Jul 17
    A's starter Rich Hill was removed from a much-anticipated start against the Blue Jays on Sunday after just five pitches, appearing to aggravate a blister on his left middle finger.
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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.