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Cherington hopes to meet with Lester

Cherington hopes to meet with Lester

MLB.com Updated 10 hours ago
Starting on Tuesday, the Red Sox can start negotiating with free agents on other teams. And that could include a pitcher the Red Sox are extremely familiar with in lefty Jon Lester, the man they traded to the Oakland Athletics for Yoenis Cespedes back i…
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  • Bush promoted to replace Davis as hitting coach

    Bush promoted to replace Davis as hitting coach

    MLB.com 13 hours ago
    The A's have promoted from within to fill out their 2015 coaching staff. Notably, Darren Bush has been chosen to replace Chili Davis as hitting coach after serving as the club's bullpen coach the past two seasons.
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  • Essay: When the Earth Shook and the Series Stood Still

    Essay: When the Earth Shook and the Series Stood Still

    nytimes.com Oct 25 (6 days ago)
    Dave Stewart, the Diamondbacks’ general manager, grew up in East Oakland and pitched for the Athletics in the 1989 World Series that was interrupted by the Loma Prieta earthquake.
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  • Kansas City Royals Aren't the First Team From Their City to Exp…

    Kansas City Royals Aren't the First Team From Their City to Exploit Pinch-Running

    nytimes.com Oct 24 (6 days ago)
    In 1967, Charlie Finley, the unconventional owner of the Kansas City A’s, took Allan Lewis, nicknamed the Panamanian Express, and used him to run for his team’s slower players.
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  • The World Series Earthquake: 1989

    The World Series Earthquake: 1989

    ESPN.com Oct 17
    On Oct. 17, 1989, the Loma Prieta earthquake struck the Bay Area and disrupted the World Series between the Giants and the A's for 10 days. A retrospective look on the 25th anniversary.
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  • Watch The Final Out As The Royals Advance To The World Series

    Watch The Final Out As The Royals Advance To The World Series

    deadspin.com Oct 15
    This Royals team is incredible. Just two weeks ago, they were down a run in the bottom of the 12th inning of the AL Wild Card play-in game against the A's. But a furious rally advanced them to the ALDS, where they swept the Angels 3–0, and tonight they …
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  • A's hitting coach Davis to interview with Yanks

    A's hitting coach Davis to interview with Yanks

    MLB.com Oct 15
    A's hitting coach Chili Davis has reportedly granted both the Yankees and Rangers permission to interview him for the same position. A source confirmed to MLB.com that Davis has already committed to a trip to New York for an interview, as first reported…
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  • Sports Briefing | Baseball: Diamondbacks Hire A’s Coach as Mana…

    Sports Briefing | Baseball: Diamondbacks Hire A’s Coach as Manager

    Arizona hired the Oakland Athletics’ bench coach, Chip Hale, as its manager to replace Kirk Gibson.
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  • A's Vogt (foot), Moss (hip) set for surgeries

    A's Vogt (foot), Moss (hip) set for surgeries

    ESPN.com Oct 10
    Oakland Athletics catcher Stephen Vogt is scheduled for surgery on his troublesome right foot Tuesday, while outfielder Brandon Moss is set for surgery on his right hip later this month.
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  • Moss, Vogt scheduled for surgery this month

    Moss, Vogt scheduled for surgery this month

    MLB.com Oct 8
    The A's Brandon Moss (right hip) and Stephen Vogt (right foot) are scheduled for surgery within the next two weeks, the club announced Wednesday. Both are expected to be ready by the start of the 2015 season.
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  • Major League Baseball Roundup

    Major League Baseball Roundup

    nytimes.com Oct 7
    Bench coach Chip Hale was granted permission from the Oakland Athletics to interview for managerial openings with the Minnesota Twins and Arizona Diamondbacks.
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  • Royals Sweep Past Angels, Into ALCS Against O's

    Royals Sweep Past Angels, Into ALCS Against O's

    nytimes.com Oct 6
    The Kansas City Royals stole their way to a 12-inning victory over the Oakland A's in the AL wild-card game. They powered their way past the mighty Los Angeles Angels with an emphatic three-game sweep in the divisional round.
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  • Greg Holland arrives late to ALDS after son's birth, still gets…

    Greg Holland arrives late to ALDS after son's birth, still gets Game 1 save

    yahoo.com Oct 3
    What a week it's been for Kansas City Royals closer Greg Holland, who spent Tuesday night running around Kauffman Stadium with a giant Royals flag after his team knocked off the Oakland A's in the AL wild-card game. The Royals advanced to the ALDS where…
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  • Chart: Royals-A's Was Awesome; Giants-Pirates Was Shit

    Chart: Royals-A's Was Awesome; Giants-Pirates Was Shit

    deadspin.com Oct 2
    Everyone knows the AL wild-card game between Oakland and Kansas City was much more exciting than San Francisco's blowout win over Pittsburgh in the NL game . Fangraphs' Jeff Sullivan has provided all of us with a stark visual representation of that fact…
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  • Billy Beane stands by Yoenis Cespedes trade even after A's coll…

    Billy Beane stands by Yoenis Cespedes trade even after A's collapse

    General manager Billy Beane would do the Yoenis Cespedes trade all over again. He didn't use those precise words with the Oakland Athletics media on Wednesday, but certainly that was the gist in John Shea's column for the San Francisco Chronicle. The A'…
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  • Video - OTL San Francisco Talkback 10/17 06:58

    OTL San Francisco Talkback 10/17

    Oct 17
    Today marks the 25th anniversary of the massive earthquake that hit the San Francisco Bay Area just before Game 3 of the 1989 World Series. Bob Ley talks with former A's pitcher Dave Stewart, and Dr. James Betts about their experience that day.
  • Video - 1989 World Series Earthquake: 25 Years Later 01:10

    1989 World Series Earthquake: 25 Years Later

    Oct 16
    Bob Ley looks back on Game 3 of the 1989 World Series between the Giants and the Athletics, and the earthquake that shook Candlestick Park.
  • Video - 30 for 30: The Day The Series Stopped - Safety 00:46

    30 for 30: The Day The Series Stopped - Safety

    Oct 14
    Fans begin to realize the trauma Candlestick Park went though during the earthquake. 30 for 30: The Day The Series Stopped premieres Tuesday October 14th at 10pm ET on ESPN.
  • Video - 30 for 30: The Day The Series Stopped - Aftershock 01:10

    30 for 30: The Day The Series Stopped - Aftershock

    Oct 13
    Baseball is put on hold while the city struggles to deal with the damages from the earthquake. 30 for 30: The Day The Series Stopped premieres Tuesday October 14th at 10pm ET on ESPN.

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