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Game 92, Twins at Mariners
Depending on your point of view, this is either an interesting test of two teams pitching depth and the utility of team-wide splits, or perhaps the least major league-y MLB game of the season.
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Wed Jul 09, 2014
Oakland A's: The last wrinkle in the starting rotation
The Oakland A's have made some major changes to their starting rotation recently, which included the addition of Chicago Cubs pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Marco Scutaro expected to rejoin Giants on Friday
Less than a week from the All-Star Break, there's finally a target date for Marco Scutaro's return to the Giants.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Past & Present: The Rockies (un)lucky 13
The Rockies have sent 13 men to the mound to start a game this season, here's a look at each of them.
Down on the farm: A's top prospects on the move
With all the movement involving the A's top prospects this week, I'm dispensing with the stats and just getting straight to all the news.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Jason Hammel reports Monday: Is this the end for Jim Johnson or Brad Mills?
On Monday, the Oakland Athletics will need to make one last 25-man roster move when Jason Hammel formally reports to the club ahead of his likely Wednesday debut at AT&T Park against the San Francisco Giants .
Fri Jul 04, 2014
A's send 3 top prospects to Cubs for Samardzija, Hammel
Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jason Hammel throws during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, Friday, July 4, 2014, in Washington.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Halfway point: Athletics Nation staff roundtable
The AN front-page crew sat down and answered five questions about the A's at the midpoint of the season.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Oakland A's: A team riddled with injuries
It is now widely agreed upon that the Oakland A's are one of - if not the best team in baseball.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
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Game 80 Preview: Athletics at Tigers
Rick Porcello not only leads the Tigers with ten wins for the 2014 season -- and is going for a league leading eleventh victory -- he leads all American League pitchers with 19 wins over the past calendar year.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
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Behind Enemy Lines: Q&A with Alex Hall of Athletics Nation
The Tigers and A's are beginning another series, so you know what that means: another chat with Athletics Nation, SB Nation's A's blog.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Rock Mining Week 13: Taking on water
Last week I asked if this team could hold on until top players returned from injury or if this '14 Rockies ' season was already sunk.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Oakland A's trade rumors: Starting rotation edition
The Oakland A's bullpen has been great this season. They currently have the second lowest ERA in the MLB and the lowest WHIP with a 1.16.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Trade Deadline: The Athletics need starting pitching
Oakland's rotation depth has already been tested this year, and the farm doesn't appear ready to yield any more replacements.
Buying Low on Brandon McCarthy Could Be Right Move For the Oakland A's
File this one into the "pure speculation" folder, and perhaps a bit of nostalgic thinking, but wouldn't Brandon McCarthy look great in green and gold again, toeing the rubber at the Oakland Coliseum throughout the remaining three months of the regular season? Wouldn't it be great to see a player who was a big part of the A's becoming a force in the ... (more)
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Good outing for Brad Mills in Aa s 8-5 win...
If Brad Mills is working on a start-by-start basis as he fills in for Drew Pomeranz, the left-hander certainly has earned himself a bit of a grace period.
Sat Jun 21, 2014
Norris out of A's lineup with bruised forearm
Two-thirds of the A's catching triumvirate was in Saturday's starting lineup, but it didn't include starting catcher Norris, who suffered a bruised left forearm on a foul-tip and exited after six innings in Friday night's 4-3 win over the Red Sox, did not start Saturday but could "potentially be available off of the bench," manager Bob Melvin said.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Melvin: Mills likely to make another start for A's
Brad Mills' line from his A's debut on Friday night might not have been what he was hoping for -- four innings, three runs , four hits, four walks -- but it sounds like it was enough to earn him another start.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
Ahead of Brad Mills debut, Evan Scribner optioned to Sacramento and Justin Marks claimed by Rangers
With Brad Mills not yet on the 40-man roster ahead of today's start, the Athletics waived Sacramento relief pitcher Justin Marks off of the 40-man roster and optioned reliever Evan Scribner to Sacramento.
Brad Mills to make A's debut
Even Brad Mills says he thought it was a joke when he learned he'd been traded from Milwaukee to the A's for $1.