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Brandon McCarthy will not be making his scheduled start on Sunday in the final game of the three-game series with the Bay Area rival San Francisco Giants. McCarthy appeared to have a small setback before Saturday’s game while throwing a quick bullpen session. After a quick a meeting with manager more »

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The losses seemed to be coming in bunches, I suppose it is only fitting that as the A’s break their nine-game losing streak the runs also come in bunches. Oakland scored nine runs in a 9-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals Saturday afternoon to give Brandon McCarthy his fourth more »

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The Oakland A’s made the right decision in choosing to demote struggling first baseman Daric Barton to Triple-A Sacramento Saturday to make room for Brandon McCarthy’s return from the disabled list. Now, the team must make the difficult decision to clean house and rid themselves of any veteran player currently more »

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The Oakland A’s demoted starting pitcher Tyson Ross to Triple-A Sacramento Thursday morning, opening a roster spot for outfield rookie Yoenis Cespedes to be activated for Friday’s series opener against the Royals in Kansas City. Ross’ demotion comes after Wednesday’s loss in which he lasted five innings and gave up more »

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Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin sat down with the media a couple hours before the A’s took on the New York Yankees on Saturday. While he was open to any and all issues pertaining to the team, he was particularly consumed with the pre-game batting practice of the injured Yoenis more »

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Following a disappointing series against the Los Angeles Angels in which the A’s only managed to score a total of three runs while being held to just 10 hits in the three game series, the A’s need to address their struggling offense. The A’s are currently managing to hang onto more »

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As the Oakland Athletics continue their series against the division-rival Los Angeles Angels, the standings seem to be a bit reversed from how many baseball analysts forecast them at the beginning of the season. Forty-three games into the year the A’s are four games ahead of the Angels in the more »

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In one of the oddest ways to win a series, the A’s wound up winners Wednesday afternoon following back-to-back hit by pitches to Yoenis Cespedes to load the bases and then Jonny Gomes to drive in the winning run in a 5-4 extra inning game. The crazy finish appeared to more »

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Okay, so technically it was the A’s third “home” game of the year, but Friday night’s TRUE home opener had all the excitement you expect from the first game of the season. A sellout crowd, excitement and enthusiasm surrounding the upcoming season, fireworks on the field, even a hero from more »

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Despite extending their opening day losing streak to eight consecutive seasons, the Oakland A’s showed reasons to be optimistic in 2012 with a nice come from behind, late-inning win over the Seattle Mariners in the second game of the series before heading back to the Bay Area from Japan. The more »

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