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Karl Buscheck

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Oakland Athletics

An overturned replay review and a flood of miscues in the field sent the Oakland Athletics tumbling to a 14-1 loss against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night. The trouble started for Drew Pomeranz in the third inning. It looked like the squad had gotten out of the frame on a more »

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Oakland Athletics

It got chippy at Kauffman Stadium. The Oakland Athletics dropped two of three in the club’s weekend set with the Kansas City Royals, as the bullpen continues to cough up late leads. But the story of the weekend was the series of bench clearing incidents and hit by pitches all more »

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Oakland Athletics

Another day, another bullpen collapse. The Oakalnd Athletics dropped the opening game of the club’s three-game series with the Kansas City Royals 6-4, as Dan Otero was tagged for two runs in the eighth inning. The starter Sonny Gray wasn’t exactly sharp either. The righ-hander ended up working six innings more »

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San Jose Earthquakes

Goodnight Wondo. There’s no sport quite like soccer. It’s the one sport where if a given player isn’t the head coach’s guy—he’s in all sorts of trouble. Chris Wondolowski isn’t Dominic Kinnear’s guy. Wondo is in trouble. From the Premier League to La Liga to the MLS, head coaches and more »

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Oakland Raiders

It sounds like Michael Crabtree is staying in the Bay Area. Multiple sources confirm Michael Crabtree is in fact signing with the #Raiders. — Fallon Smith (@FallonSmithCSN) April 13, 2015 If this was April 2013, that’d be awesome news for a downtrodden Oakland Raiders team that wobbled to 3-13 record more »

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Oakland Athletics

The Oakland Athletics (3-4) battered Felix Hernandez but still found a way to lose in extra innings in the final game of the team’s opening homestand. The Seattle Mariners ace gave up three runs on eight hits and Jesse Hahn took a no-hit bid into the sixth, but a 10-inning bomb more »

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Karl's BlogOakland Athletics

There’s still no official timetable for Sean Doolittle, as the All-Star closer works his way back from a shoulder injury. “Don’t know until he gets on the mound yet,” said manager Bob Melvin on Sunday morning before the Oakland Athletics took on the Seattle Mariners. “I think we’re getting close more »

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San Jose Earthquakes

With the wind ripping through Avaya Stadium and the ribbon boards glowing far too bright, all it took was a single shot from Sanna Nyassi to send the San Jose Earthquakes to a 1-0 win over the Western Conference leaders the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday night. Throughout much of the game, more »

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Oakland Athletics

This isn’t the Cactus League anymore. After yielding just one earned run in 25.1 spring innings, Kendall Graveman gave up two before he even recorded a single out in his first regular season outing of 2015. Against the Texas Rangers on a bright Thursday afternoon, the right-hander was torched for more »

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Karl's Blog

Just a couple of days after Brett Lawrie punched out four times on 12 pitches, Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin told the story of the time he accomplished a similar feat. Unlike Lawrie who bounced back with a 3-for-5 showing in the following contest, Melvin didn’t get a chance to more »

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