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Oakland Athletics News and Rumors

  • Cespedes more at ease for sophomore season

    Cespedes more at ease for sophomore season

    MLB.com Updated Feb 17, 2013
    Having never completed a round of batting practice with Yoenis Cespedes that didn't involve a single ball clearing the fence, A's manager Bob Melvin finally saw the light at the end of the tunnel on Sunday afternoon following a few home run-free pitches…
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  • Seeing A's as a fluke would be a mistake

    Seeing A's as a fluke would be a mistake

    MLB.com Feb 17, 2013
    In every corner of the A's spring clubhouse, there's a determination to repeat the feat of 2012, but also a pride in having already accomplished something almost no one on the outside thought possible.
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  • Weeks' comeback in 2013 a family affair

    Weeks' comeback in 2013 a family affair

    MLB.com Feb 17, 2013
    Both Weeks brothers are back for 2013, Rickie having further cemented his role as the Brewers' starting second baseman with a strong finish to 2012, and Jemile back in A's camp trying to win back his old job.
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Sports Columnists

  • Los Angeles Clippers, utah Jazz to talk Eric Bledsoe for Paul Millsap, sou…

    Feb 17
    There is a level of mutual interest between the Clippers and Utah Jazz in exploring a deal that would feature Eric Bledsoe as the headliner in a trade package for Jazz forward Paul Millsap, sources with knowledge of the situation told ESPN.com.