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A's Beane earned moment to celebrateMLB.com Oct 3, 2012Billy Beane allowed himself time to celebrate the A's American League West title on Wednesday, something the general manager shorted himself during five previous playoff berths.Share Tweet
McCarthy not ruling out a return if A's make deep runMLB.com Oct 3, 2012Exactly four weeks after taking a line drive to the head that fractured his skull and led to emergency surgery, Brandon McCarthy was in the A's clubhouse handing out beers to teammates and spraying champagne Wednesday to celebrate winning the American L…Share Tweet
Deadspin Up All Night: This One Goes Out To All The A's FansThank you for your continued support of Deadspin. We'll have more for you tomorrow. In honor of the A's taking the AL West, I give you Bill fucking King. More »Share Tweet
Holy Shit, The Athletics Just Won The AL WestIn April, Baseball Prospectus picked the Oakland A's to finish 73-89. In June, we called the team "hopeless," and said they were playing out the string. Today, they beat the Rangers, 12-5, to finish 94-68, one game better than Texas. In first …Share Tweet
The Oakland A’s Cap Off An Incredible Late-Season Comeback And Win The AL West"The Oakland A's have shocked the Rangers and the baseball world!" That's one way to put it mildly. As Dan Brooks of BrooksBaseball.net reminded us all, the A's had less than a 1 percent chance of even making the playoffs back on June 15. That…Share TweetBlackley silences Rangers as A's pull even in AL WestShare Tweet
A's Win AL WestOct 3Athletics finish off sweep of Rangers with 12-5 win to capture the division title.
A's score a pair on errorOct 3TEX@OAK: A's take lead on Hamilton's error in fourth
A's, Rangers Playoff BoundOct 3Baseball Tonight on the A's and Rangers going into the playoffs in different directions.
Baseball Tonight SpotlightOct 3A's capture AL West title after finishing off sweep of Rangers with 12-5 win.