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San Francisco Giants

Giants ace Madison Bumgarner led the way to the victory against veteran pitcher Bartolo Colon and the Mets with a final score of 9-0. Bumgarner was tremendous, throwing the second complete game of the series against New York after Ryan Vogelsong had his bid on Friday. This also marked Bumagarner’s more »

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Oakland Athletics

So far the big news out the A’s offseason has been the signing of versatile veteran infielder Nick Punto. Note the keyword there being “versatile.” Billy Beane’s newest market inefficiency over the past few seasons has been targeting players that have the ability to step into multiple roles to help more »

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Oakland Athletics

Saturday afternoon’s game between the Oakland A’s and Texas Rangers was a perfect example of how well Oakland is playing lately. Rangers ace Yu Darvish only allowed the A’s one run on four base hits, striking out ten batters in seven innings of work – but it wasn’t enough to more »

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Josh Donaldson Dives Between Tarp and Wall
Oakland Athletics

After Bartolo Colon repeatedly navigated out of trouble in the early innings, the Texas Rangers finally got to the veteran in the fifth. The Rangers jumped out to a 4-1 advantage as they plated three unearned runs during the frame. With his fastball barely cracking 90 mph, the 40-year-old right more »

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A's 9:3 BP
Oakland Athletics

After taking game one of the series 4-2 and grabbing a share of first-place in the AL West standings, the Oakland A’s send out Bartolo Colon (14-5, 2.94 ERA) for game two of the series with the Texas Rangers. The right-hander makes his second start since returning from the DL, and more »

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Oakland A's BP 8:20
Oakland Athletics

After taking game one of the series thanks to a walk off home run delivered by Brandon Moss and Jarrod Parker’s first career complete game, the Oakland A’s send out Sonny Gray (1-1, 1.00 ERA) to face the Seattle Mariners. Gray, who picked up his first MLB win in his more »

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Dan Straily v. Blue Jays
Oakland Athletics

With the bases loaded and the score tied 1-1 in the ninth inning, Alberto Callaspo came to the plate. Just moments earlier the third baseman, who was filling in for Josh Donaldson, clanked a potential double-play ball that allowed the Toronto Blue Jays to tie the game. A day after more »

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Oakland Athletics

The Oakland A’s will begin a short two-game series in Cincinnati against the Reds alone in first place…barely. Oakland lost two of three to the second-place Texas Rangers over the weekend in Oakland, being shut out 4-0 by lefty Derek Holland on Sunday. The A’s, 64-47, have scuffled since the more »

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A's Angels Preview
Oakland Athletics

The A’s (59-42) will host the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (47-52)  for a four-game series starting tonight in Oakland. Last weekend, Oakland lost the first two games out of the All-Star Break down in Anaheim before winning the finale 6-0 behind Bartolo Colon’s complete game shut out. Yesterday, Oakland more »

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Oakland Athletics

Take one 40-year-old coming off a PED suspension, add a former first round draft pick and Tommy John survivor, mix them with a soft-tossing lefty and two relatively nondescript finesse right-handers, and what do you get? Well, the starting rotation of the 2013 Oakland A’s, that’s what. Despite the mixed more »

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