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San Francisco Giants

It wasn’t easy and it wasn’t particularly pretty but the Giants snapped their 3-game losing streak with multiple home runs, defeating the Padres 5-3. Given the free-fall that happened in June, it’s surprising that the Giants were only sitting one back from the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL West more »

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Oakland Athletics

For the final home series of the year, the Oakland A’s host the Minnesota Twins for the first time in 2013. Dan Straily (10-7, 4.11 ERA) takes the mound for the A’s, while the Twins send out Kevin Correia (9-12, 4.31 ERA) in the first of four games. Straily has more »

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Oakland Athletics

Tonight at 7:05 p.m., Bartolo Colon (11-2 , 2.79 ERA) takes the mound for the A’s, as the club hosts the Chicago Cubs for just the second time ever in Oakland. After the game, fans will be invited to sit on the outfield grass for the first of four fireworks more »

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Oakland Athletics

It was definitely a happy Father’s Day in Oakland as the Oakland Athletics (42-29) avoided a sweep of the Seattle Mariners (31-39) and still making them the hottest team in the MLB. It was the fourth time this season that the A’s had back-to-back home runs in a game and more »

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Oakland Athletics

The A’s secured a series win on Wednesday, taking the final game with the Milwaukee Brewers by the score of 6-1. Despite being in the headlines for the wrong reasons again, Bartolo Colon was at his best on Wednesday.  He surrendered a run in the bottom of the 1st, thanks more »

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Oakland Athletics

The A’s were unable to complete the series sweep in Texas, losing the third game of the series on Wednesday afternoon by the score of 3-1. Jarrod Parker got off to a rough start, serving up a two-run home run to David Murphy in the first inning followed by a solo shot more »

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Oakland Athletics

Once again Billy Beane has shown the foresight that places him among the best executives in baseball annually. The trade to send Chris Carter to the Houston Astros for Jed Lowrie paid instant dividends in spring training when Hiro Nakajima struggled and eventually landed on the disabled list to start more »

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Oakland Athletics

Prior to Friday night’s series opener against the San Francisco Giants, A’s manager Bob Melvin discussed using his star rookie, Yoenis Cespedes, at the designated hitter position while he recovers from a sore hamstring. Cespedes is currently limited to DH’ing to avoid the risk of him re-aggravating the injury chasing more »

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Oakland Athletics

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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Oakland Athletics

Jarrod Parker pitched a gem Wednesday afternoon against the Los Angeles Angels, but in the end it wasn’t enough as the A’s anemic offense managed just one run in an 11 inning 3-1 loss. Parker threw seven innings, tying his career high, and recorded a career high eight strikeouts. He more »

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