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Karl's Blog

Dallas Braden has landed a new gig. The former Oakland Athletics lefty will join the lineup on ESPN’s Baseball Tonight as a studio analyst, according to a story on the network’s website. It’s great news and well-deserved for the starter, whose promising career was cut short by a shoulder injury more »

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Suddenly, the Oakland Athletics starting rotation is looking incredibly dicey. A.J. Griffin has been shutdown for three weeks as he deals with an “ailing right elbow.” Jarrod Parker’s entire 2014 season has been wiped out, as the right-hander will require Tommy John surgery for the second time in his career. more »

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Oakland Athletics

After a downpour that caused the original 1:07 p.m. start time to be pushed back to 3:05, the A’s came out and battered the Minnesota Twins en route to a 9-1 win, pulling themselves one game closer to a second straight American League West title. It took Jarrod Parker 18 more »

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Oakland Athletics

Jarrod Parker threw another gem on Saturday afternoon in Baltimore, holding the Orioles to one run on five hits in eight innings. Coco Crisp, continuing his offensive tear, made sure the A’s right-hander picked up his tenth win of the season with a big go-ahead home run against Darren O’Day more »

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Oakland Athletics

After taking two of three against the Cleveland Indians over the weekend, the Oakland A’s will open a three-game series against the Seattle Mariners on Monday night. With Sunday’s 7-3 win over the Tribe, the A’s (70-53) picked up a full game on the Texas Rangers (who lost earlier in more »

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Josh Reddick Launches Three Home Runs
Oakland Athletics

The Oakland A’s battered the Toronto Blue Jays 14-6 as Josh Reddick deposited three home runs into the seats at the Rogers Centre. All three of the right fielder’s home runs came with two outs, and Reddick now has eight on the season. The club also tallied 17 hits and more »

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Oakland Athletics

The Oakland Athletics (64-46) snapped their three game losing streak Saturday with a 4-2 victory over division rivals, the Texas Rangers (61-50). Winning pitcher, Jarrod Parker (7-6, 4.02 ERA), allowed two earned runs, one home run, two walks, with six strikeouts over six innings pitched. A’s manager, Bob Melvin, said more »

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Oakland Athletics

The A.L. West-leading Oakland A’s will open up a three-game weekend series against the second-place Texas Rangers tomorrow night. Since it is now August and the MLB schedule has passed the 100-game mark, it can be said that this is a ‘big’ series for the A’s. Coming off a disappointing more »

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Oakland Athletics

Jarrod Parker and the A’s spotted the Angels a 5-0 lead on Sunday, but it hardly mattered. In a game that eerily resembled Game #162 of last season (A’s mounting a big comeback, an outfield involving Josh Hamilton making some defensive gaffes and Oakland’s shiny gold jerseys), the A’s capitalized 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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