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KazmirCWS
Oakland Athletics

In what is becoming routine, the A’s booted the ball around the diamond Sunday afternoon, squandering a lead and committing four errors en route to a sweep at the hands and bats of the White Sox. Oakland has now tallied up a league high 42 errors including 21 over the past more »

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VogtCWS
Oakland Athletics

After what seemed to be a promising start to the night, the 2015 “Heart break kids” Athletics set a new standard of creativity on how to lose a game. The latest emotional roller coaster ride of a baseball game ended on the last play in the bottom of the ninth. more »

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VogtBOS
Oakland Athletics

With all of the uncommon occurrences that happened during Tuesday night’s game, it was a shock not to see Sean Doolittle’s unicorn backpack perched in a lucky corner of the A’s bullpen with a crystal ball in its hooves. The defense, which had been Bad News Bears-esque to start the season more »

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ButlerOFF
Oakland Athletics

After a flurry of off-season salary-dumping roster moves, including dismantling the heart of the lineup from the ’14 season that lead the league in runs for the majority of the year, the big-name free agent that Athletics GM Billy Beane brought in to lead the team was veteran slugger Billy more »

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HahnLAA
Oakland Athletics

“It was deja vu, all over again.” The famous saying of Hall of Famer Yogi Berra is the most accurate way to describe the latest loss for the Athletics, as the bullpen once again melted down late in an eventual 6-3 loss at the hands and bats of the Angels. more »

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GrayLAA
Oakland Athletics

Sonny Gray bounced back from an uncharacteristic first inning to quiet the Angels bats and catapult the Athletics back into the win column for the first time since last Wednesday, when the ace also beat Los Angeles. Aided by a five run outburst from the Athletics lineup in the bottom of the more »

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BoMelHOU
Oakland Athletics

Another day, another disappointment for the Athletics as the bullpen could not hold a late lead resulting in the first sweep in franchise history at the hands of the Astros. Circus music could accompany the A’s defensive play recently, as the team committed their league-high twentieth error of the season more »

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GravemanHOU
Oakland Athletics

The A’s fell into unfamiliar ground Saturday afternoon, dropping to three-games under .500 for the first time since 2012 as the offense once again struggled. After earning his first big league win a week-and-a-half-ago in Houston, Kendall Graveman could not duplicate his success against the Astros lineup, allowing six runs before more »

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SonnySEA15
Oakland Athletics

Baseball is a game of inches. Unfortunately for the A’s, those inches stacked up against them, as a series of close plays did not go in their favor resulting in a 5-4 11-inning loss at the hands of the Mariners. “There were so many things that we felt didn’t go more »

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CanhaTEX
Oakland Athletics

It was a night full of milestones Wednesday evening at O.co Coliseum, as two Athletics made their Major League debut in epic fashion, leading Oakland to a 10-0 victory over Texas. Long time farm hand Tyler Ladendorf tripled in his first big league at bat, and Mark Canha tripled off more »

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