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Well, the most unpredictable general manager in the game has done it yet again. Billy Beane traded 2014 A.L. All-Star Josh Donaldson from the Oakland A’s to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for infielder Brett Lawrie, pitchers Sean Nolin and Kendall Graveman and Single-A shortstop prospect Franklin Barreto. On more »

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Oakland Athletics

The usually patient Oakland Athletics just couldn’t figure out Rick Porcello on Tuesday night in Detroit. The right-hander needed just 95 pitches to shut out Oakland and send the club to its second defeat in a row. After losing 3-0 to the Detroit Tigers, the A’s are now 51-32 on the more »

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Oakland Athletics

On Thursday night at the O.co Coliseum, Scott Kazmir allowed a run for the first time in more than two weeks. Still, the Oakland Athletics held off the Boston Red Sox 4-2 to improve to a MLB-best 45-28 (.616) on the season. Kazmir retired 15 of the first 17 batters more »

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Cespedes Cortisone
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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Doolittle and Suzuki Lock Down 2-1 Win
Oakland Athletics

Behind a stellar outing from Dan Straily (9-7, 4.15 ERA), and a pair of bombs from Yoenis Cespedes and Jed Lowrie, the Oakland A’s knocked off the Houston Astros 2-1. The A’s are now a season-high 22-games over .500 as they improve to 82-60 (.577) and hold a one-game lead more »

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Oakland Athletics

“That’s nasty.” Those were the words of Coco Crisp as he walked off the field after batting practice on Tuesday afternoon before the club’s 5-1 loss to the AL West rival Texas Rangers. Chris Young, who was walking alongside Oakland’s table-setter, asked if he was referring to “Cespy.” He was, more »

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Oakland Athletics

Behind Tommy Milone, the Oakland A’s beat Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers 6-3 on Tuesday night. Thanks to some persistent and strong rain storms in the Detroit area, though, Bob Melvin and the A’s didn’t have to walk a tightrope en route to a thrilling win (as they did more »

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Sean Doolittle Takes The Loss
Oakland Athletics

The Oakland A’s appeared to be cruising to a win behind Sonny Gray until it all unraveled in the eighth inning. Before the game manager Bob Melvin had noted: “His stuff is as good in the eighth inning as it is in the second. His bite on his breaking ball more »

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Oakland Athletics

The A’s picked up a full game on the Texas Rangers in the West with a 3-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Friday night in Oakland. Starter A.J. Griffin, perhaps being more selective with his pitching in an effort to curb his penchant for allowing home runs, amassed five 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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