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Wednesday | ArcaMax Publishing

Hoes' homer lifts Astros over A's

As good as the Oakland A's have been, gaining ground on the Los Angeles Angels has proved to be quite problematic for them for nearly two weeks now.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Fernando Abad, Oakland Athletics, L.J Hoes

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Swingin' A's

A's Week in Review: All-Stars and Orange Birds

Four days without an A's game seems like an eternity. Thankfully, even the All-Star break had plenty of action for the boys in green and gold.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Angels, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Josh Donaldson, Yoenis Cespedes, Sean Doolittle, Derek Norris

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

When trouble strikes, the A's shuffle the pieces and keep on rolling

Before the A's recorded their 58th win of the season last Thursday against the cross-bay Giants, matching their best record through 92 games since the franchise moved to Oakland in 1968, closer Sean Doolittle was asked whether there was any feeling in the clubhouse that the team had played above its head in the first half.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jarrod Parker, A.J Griffin

Baltimore Jewish Times

Rich' with Success

As director of professional scouting and baseball development for the Oakland Athletics, Dan Feinstein scouts amateur players, evaluates the organization's talent, is involved in contract negotiations and arbitration cases, ponders trades and analyzes potential free-agent signees.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Oakland Athletics, Derek Norris, Baseball Players, Josh Donaldson, Coco Crisp

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Giants' Tim Hudson provides leadership

Weeks before he signed Scott Kazmir and months before he dealt for Jeff Samardzija, A's general manager Billy Beane had his heart set on adding a different veteran to his young A's rotation.

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Related Topix: Sports, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Tim Hudson, Buster Posey, Tim Lincecum, Dan Haren

Inside Bay Area

A's pitcher Scott Kazmir resurrects career

Never heard of the Sugar Land Skeeters nor the Atlantic League? You're not alone.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Examiner.com

Self-revived Scott Kazmir returns to MLB All-Star Game

The last time Oakland A's pitcher Scott Kazmir was in the All-Star Game, he earned the win in the 2008 edition at the old Yankee Stadium in New York.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, American League, Major League Baseball

Nashua Telegraph

Oakland Athletics' Jeff Samardzija loses chance for All-Star outing

The trade that put Jeff Samardzija on a postseason contender cost him a chance to pitch in his first All-Star game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jeff Samardzija, Baseball Players, Sean Doolittle, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, National League, American League

Mon Jul 14, 2014

KMIZ

All-Star Game: Retiring Jeter gets start at shortstop

Some of the faces will change but one theme remains the same for Tuesday's Major League All-Star Game: A retiring member of baseball's most storied franchise will command center stage for the second straight year.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Derek Jeter, Mike Trout, National League, Adam Wainwright

The Washington Post

Third time a charm? Trout making another MVP bid

The Los Angeles outfielder had eight hits and nine RBIs as the surging Angels swept a four-game series at Texas.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Adam Jones, Troy Tulowitzki

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Sonny Gray pitches Oakland A's past Seattle Mariners

A tired A's team found enough left in the tank to pull out a 4-1 win over the Seattle Mariners in their series finale Sunday, getting to the All-Star break with a Major League-best 59-36 record.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Seattle Mariners, Sonny Gray, Baseball Players, Oakland Athletics, Sean Doolittle

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Bradenton.com

Baseball Capsules

Kershaw won his eighth straight start and came within 18 innings of the major league record set by Dodgers right-hander Orel Hershiser, who threw 59 consecutive shutout innings in 1988.

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Related Topix: Sports, Clayton Kershaw, Baseball Players, Chase Headley, Kendrys Morales, Stephen Vogt, Wei-Yin Chen

Marin Independent Journal

Purdy: A's midterm grade better than Giants'

That's the answer to the question: "Daddy and mommy, what did we learn from this week's Bay Bridge Series?" The A's are a good team, getting better.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Buster Posey, Josh Donaldson

Rant Sports

Scott Kazmir is Oakland Athletics' Most Important Pitcher

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Scott Kazmir is having a terrific first season in the Bay Area and earned a nod to next week's MLB All-Star Game.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Oakland Athletics, San Francisco Giants, Josh Donaldson

Frisco Fastball

Pre-game & lineups 7/10: San Francisco Giants looking to split series ...

July 5, 2014; San Diego, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Tim Hudson warms up before the game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brandon Crawford, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, Oakland Athletics

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Nashua Telegraph

Trade costs Cubs-then-A's Jeff Samardzija chance for All-Star outing

The trade that put Jeff Samardzija on a postseason contender cost him a chance to pitch in his first All-Star game.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jeff Samardzija, Baseball Players, Sean Doolittle, National League, Major League Baseball, American League, Derek Norris

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The News-Press

Is there an AL roster spot For Sale?Is there an AL roster spot For...

Is there an AL roster spot For Sale? White Sox star and FGCU alum snubbed from all-star roster but can still be voted in by fans.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chris Sale, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox, American League, Mark Buehrle, Clayton Kershaw

Swingin' A's

Breaking Down Ticket Prices For A's vs Giants Home & Home

Jun 17, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics celebrate after the final play of the ninth inning and a 10 to 6 win over Texas Rangers at O.co Coliseum.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Oakland Athletics, San Francisco Giants, Sonny Gray

BleacherReport

Biggest Snubs of 2014 MLB All-Star Game Rosters

The annual announcement of the Major League Baseball All-Star Game rosters doubles as a coronation for deserving players and debate among fans for which stars were unfairly left out in the cold.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Glen Perkins, Baseball Players, National League, National League East, Corey Kluber, Ubaldo Jimenez

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Trade costs Samardzija chance for All-Star outing

A day after Samardzija was dealt from the Chicago Cubs to Oakland, a big league-high six Athletics were picked Sunday for the game at Target Field in Minnesota on July 15. That doesn't include Samardzija, selected as an NL All-Star.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jeff Samardzija, Baseball Players, Sean Doolittle, National League, Major League Baseball, Derek Norris, Josh Donaldson

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