Oakland A’s Trade For Adam Dunn

Hopefully Billy Beane has found his answer for the A’s struggling offense in the form of power hitting left-hander Adam Dunn. The A’s will send minor league pitcher Nolan Sanburn to the Chicago White Sox in exchange for the final month of Dunn’s career (announced his retirement at the conclusion of the 2014 season), plus cash considerations. For Dunn, this more »

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Oakland Athletics Rally Past Houston Astros 8-2

A big night from Josh Donaldson and a five-run ninth-inning rally powered the Oakland Athletics to an 8-2 win over the Houston Astros in Game 1 of the series. With the win, the A’s improve to 77-53 and are now tied atop the American League West standings with the Los Angeles Angels. The A’s opened up a 1-0 lead in the third more »

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Kazmir KO’d Early, A’s Fall to Angels

After two nail-biting games played in a playoff-like atmosphere went in the A’s favor to start the AL-west lead-deciding series, the Angels came back with a vengeance Sunday evening in front of a nationally televised audience. The highly-paid and highly-talented Los Angeles offense made short work of Scott Kazmir, knocking around the lefty for seven runs in just three-plus innings to take command more »

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Gray, A’s Take Opener of Angels Series

There are still 35 games left in the regular season, but Friday night’s showdown between the top two teams in MLB had the excitement and tension of a playoff game. After five consecutive wins in the month of July, A’s opening-day starter Sonny Gray rebounded from four-straight August losses to toss one of his most impressive outings, pitching 8.1 innings in an more »

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