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1 hr ago | Rant Sports

Baltimore Orioles Rumors: 5 Whispers Before Trade Deadline

The AL-East-leading Baltimore Orioles expanded team payroll to a franchise record 107-million dollars before the 2014 MLB season, but might need to tack on a few extra bucks in order to propel themselves to a division crown.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baltimore Orioles, Jorge De La Rosa, Baseball Players, Huston Street

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Los Angeles Times

The Times' baseball rankings

4. Rays: This week brings merciful end to nonstop "Will they trade David Price?" stories .

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Related Topix: Sports, David Price, Baseball Players, San Diego Padres, Major League Baseball, Everth Cabrera, Edinson Volquez, Josh Hamilton

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Triple-A Norfolk second baseman Jemile Weeks placed on minor league disabled list

Triple-A Norfolk second baseman Jemile Weeks has been placed on the seven-day minor league disabled list with a groin strain.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Manny Machado

Rant Sports

5 Reasons Why Jim Johnson Would Help Milwaukee Brewers' Bullpen

Although he entered Oakland this season with the highest of expectations, the entire 2014 season has been a bust for former closer Jim Johnson.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Baseball Players, John Axford, Milwaukee Brewers, Oakland Athletics, American League

Bleed Cubbie Blue

MLB Bullets Can Go Home Again

The Mariners get Kendrys Morales back. The Pirates would like to get A.J. Burnett back, but there's a problem.

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Related Topix: Sports, A.J. Burnett, Baseball Players, David Price, Stephen Pryor, Chris Capuano, Dustin Pedroia

CBS Sports

Roundup: A's designate reliever Jim Johnson

We're now less than a week to the non-waiver trade deadline and the rumor mill is really heating up.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Ruben Tejada, Daniel Murphy, Ryan Howard, Jorge De La Rosa

Thu Jul 24, 2014

SFGate

On morning of farewell and regret, Johnson's time with A's is done

Jim Johnson's stunning collapse from the majors' most productive closer to failed mop-up man left A's general manager Billy Beane unable to trade him.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Sean Doolittle, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Josh Donaldson, Jemile Weeks, Ryan Flaherty

Oakland Athletics

Hammel seeks return to top form vs. Rangers

Since being acquired by the A's on July 5, Jason Hammel hasn't dominated the opposition the way he did as a member of the Cubs in the season's first half.

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Related Topix: Sports, Neftali Feliz, Baseball Players, Nick Tepesch, Major League Baseball, Oakland Athletics

BaySportsNet.com

Jim Johnson: Addition-By-Subtraction The Best Option for the A's

Although you could argue that perhaps the time has already passed, there is no arguing now that Jim Johnson's time in Oakland needs to have come to an end with his last outing last night against the Houston Astros.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Dan Otero

The Baltimore Sun

How the Orioles fared through 100 games in seasons they made the playoffs

The Orioles play the Seattle Mariners in their 101st game of the season tonight at Safeco Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Seattle Mariners, Wei-Yin Chen, Baseball Players, Hisashi Iwakuma

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Inside Bay Area

A's hang on as Yoenis Cespedes hits two home runs

If Mike Gallego can't make it to next year's All-Star game Home Run Derby, Yoenis Cespedes might consider inviting Houston's Brad Peacock to throw to him if he elects to defend his title.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Yoenis Cespedes, Baseball Players, Brad Peacock, Jose Altuve, Dan Otero

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Call to the Pen

Miami Marlins still interested in Jim Johnson

May 29, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Jim Johnson delivers a pitch against the Detroit Tigers during the seventh inning at O.co Coliseum.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Bryan Morris, Kevin Gregg

Sun Jul 20, 2014

CBS Sports

Chat with Scott White, Mon., 3 p.m. ET

CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman reports that the Tigers, Pirates and Indians have shown interest in reliever Joaquin Benoit .

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Related Topix: Sports, Joaquin Benoit, Baseball Players, Justin Masterson, George Springer, Stephen Vogt, Zac Rosscup

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Willits News

Baltimore Orioles beat Oakland A's 8-4

The A's dominated the pregame ceremony Saturday with a terrific celebration of their 1989 World Series championship team and a fitting tribute to the late Bob Welch.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baltimore Orioles, Major League Baseball, Oakland Athletics, Baseball Players, Adam Jones, J.J. Hardy, Chris Davis

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Birds Watcher

Baltimore Orioles head westward to open the second half

The Baltimore Orioles will head to Oakland tonight to open up the second half of the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, American League East, Chris Tillman

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

When grading Orioles, it's finally time to judge them on current status

Let's be honest. The hardest thing about evaluating the Orioles organization at the nonmathematical halfway point in the 2014 season is trying to do that without depending on the two most obvious measuring sticks.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Matt Wieters, Chris Davis, J.J. Hardy

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Camden Chat

Series Preview: Orioles vs. Yankees, 11 - 13 July

Game notes: Gonzalez has had quite an up and down first half. He's been solid at times, including a stretch in May where he went 5 straight appearances without allowing more than 2 ER per game, and at times not so hot .

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Chris Tillman, Baltimore Orioles

Fri Jul 04, 2014

BaySportsNet.com

A's Trade Analysis: Oakland Acquires Samardzija and Hammel, Deals Russell, McKinney, Straily

The very first reaction to the events that took place today after the A's walked off to a 1-0 victory in the 12th inning, when they decided to trade their 2012 and 2013 first round draft picks, along with promising pitcher Dan Straily to the Chicago Cubs in exchange for Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel, two of the most coveted pitchers on this ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Dan Straily, Jeff Samardzija, Sonny Gray, Tommy Milone, Drew Pomeranz

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Swingin' A's

The Underperforming Oakland Athletics

Jun 30, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Sean Doolittle walks off the field after the game against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Sean Doolittle, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Detroit Tigers

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Alumni Update: Union-Endicott's Jim Johnson heating up for Oakland A's

Former Union-Endicott star pitcher Jim Johnson may not be the closer for the Oakland Athletics, but he has strung together several of his better performances of the season in the past two weeks.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, American League, Bryan Morris

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