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Bob Melvin is officially on the hot seat. According to Joe Stiglich of CSN California, Ron Washington is set to rejoin the Oakland Athletics coaching staff as a special instructor. Ostensibly, the 63-year-old is being brought in to shore up the club’s porous defense, which has committed a MLB-worst 43 more »

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The Oakland Athletics couldn’t buy a hit when it mattered most, as the club squandered a gem from Sonny Gray in a 2-0 loss to the Boston Red Sox. “I don’t know how you pitch any better,” said manager Bob Melvin after Gray ripped off nine punchouts on a bright more »

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Billy Beane is playing a dangerous game. When asked by Damon Bruce of 95.7 The Game about the extensive early-season struggles of his club, the Oakland Athletics vice president and general manager deflected and instead pointed to the pending returns of big-time contributors Jarrod Parker and Sean Doolittle. “I think more »

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Courtesy of the informational and always entertaining Instagram account of Coco Crisp, it’s clear to see that the veteran table setter is on the doorstep of returning to the O.co Coliseum Crisp has wrapped his brief two-game rehab stint with the High-A Stockton Ports (which included a boxing bender in more »

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The Oakland Athletics continued an upsetting trend of letting leads slip away, this time against the Minnesota Twins. Torii Hunter broke open a 5-5 tie in the bottom of the sixth with a three-run homer to left as the Twins took the opener of this four-game series with an 8-7 more »

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This is not an overreaction to Jesse Chavez’s wobbly start against the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday afternoon. This is a reaction to the way in which Chavez wobbled. It was the fifth inning. That’s what did the righty in. In that fifth frame, as the Angels lineup turned over more »

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Just ask Bob Melvin. The Oakland Athletics are in a major funk. “It’s an awful homestand,” said the skipper after his club went 1-5 during a week of games at the O.co Coliseum. “You know, we felt like we’d get some momentum come back here at home, win some games. We more »

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An overturned replay review and a flood of miscues in the field sent the Oakland Athletics tumbling to a 14-1 loss against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night. The trouble started for Drew Pomeranz in the third inning. It looked like the squad had gotten out of the frame on a more »

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It got chippy at Kauffman Stadium. The Oakland Athletics dropped two of three in the club’s weekend set with the Kansas City Royals, as the bullpen continues to cough up late leads. But the story of the weekend was the series of bench clearing incidents and hit by pitches all more »

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Another day, another bullpen collapse. The Oakalnd Athletics dropped the opening game of the club’s three-game series with the Kansas City Royals 6-4, as Dan Otero was tagged for two runs in the eighth inning. The starter Sonny Gray wasn’t exactly sharp either. The righ-hander ended up working six innings more »

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