Oakland Athletics Designate Jim Johnson For Assignment

As expected, the A’s made a move prior to the game on Wednesday to bolster their recently taxed bullpen. The Athletics recalled Evan Scribner from Triple-A Sacramento and designated former closer Jim Johnson for assignment. Scribner, 29, is 4-1 with a 3.35 ERA and .243 opponents batting average in 31 games with Sacramento this season. He pitched 1.1 innings with the more »

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Jim Johnson: Addition-By-Subtraction The Best Option for the A’s

UPDATE: Since the original posting of this article, the Oakland Athletics have announced that they have designated Jim Johnson for assignment.    Although you could argue that perhaps the time has already passed, there is no arguing now that Jim Johnson’s time in Oakland needs to have come to an end with his last outing last night against the Houston Astros. Johnson, more »

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BaySportsNet.com Joins FanCred!

Oakland, California — BaySportsNet.com officially became one of the first Bay Area news agencies to join Fancred.com on Wednesday afternoon with an official verified account. Fancred, founded in 2012, is the fastest growing sports social networking platform allowing fans to find and share their favorite content, photos or memories related to the sport or team of their choice and interact more »

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A’s Celebrate 1989 World Series 25-Year Reunion, Then Lose 8-4 to Orioles

It was all good feelings heading into Saturday’s game against the Baltimore Orioles. The A’s were still riding high off their walk-off homer from All Star third baseman Josh Donaldson a night earlier, and were host to a packed house of A’s fans ready to celebrate their team’s last World Series Championship. An on-field reunion saw fan favorites Rickey Henderson, more »

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Jose Canseco, Dennis Eckersley, Dave Stewart Talk 1989 A’s, Reunion Weekend

Prior to Friday night’s thrilling walkoff win by Josh Donaldson and the Oakland A’s, members of the 1989 World Champion A’s roster took part in a media session, answering questions about the reunion weekend, their careers, reflections about the game and other topics. Among those participating included Jose Canseco, Dave Stewart, Dave Henderson, Carney Lansford, Mike Moore, Dennis Eckersley and more »

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Derek Jeter, Mike Trout & The Oakland A’s Beat the NL All Stars 5-3

Okay, maybe it wasn’t quite “Derek Jeter, Mike Trout and the Oakland A’s” that beat the National League All Stars Tuesday night, but it certainly felt that way. The A’s had six representatives make appearances in the game, including contributions from both pitchers named to the team as well as their battery mate, Derek Norris – and those weren’t even more »

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