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2 hrs ago |

Phillies to work out Cuban OF

Phillies officials do not believe a long-term rebuilding process is necessary for a team hurtling toward another silent October, but few methods exist to inject young talent.


Related Topix: Sports, Domonic Brown, Yasiel Puig

3 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

A's outfielder Craig Gentry suffers broken right hand

The A's were down two center fielders after the club announced Monday that Craig Gentry had suffered a fracture of his right hand when he was hit by a pitch during a bunt attempt Sunday in Arlington, Texas.


Related Topix: Sports, Craig Gentry, Baseball Players

7 hrs ago | The State

Santana earns AL Player of the Week honors

Santana batted .556 with three doubles, six homers and 10 RBI on his way to his first career Player of the Week honor and second straight for the Indians -- Jason Kipnis won the award last week.


Related Topix: Sports, Jason Kipnis, Baseball Players, Chris Sale, Zach Britton

15 hrs ago | Swingin' A's

Athletics Week in Review: Can't Drive Faster Than Angels Can Fly

Jul 27, 2014; Arlington, TX, USA; Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Fernando Abad and catcher John Jaso congratulate each other following their teams 9-3 win over the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Fernando Abad, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, John Jaso, Texas Rangers, Scott Kazmir

19 hrs ago | SFGate

A's Eric Sogard keeps contributing

In six games since the break, he's 7-for-20 with eight runs, his average improving to .205.


Related Topix: Sports, Stephen Vogt, Baseball Players, Nate Freiman

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Scott Kazmir, Oakland A's persevere in Texas heat, roll over Rangers

Scott Kazmir fought his way through five innings in a smothering heat Sunday night en route to his 12th win, a 9-3 decision over Texas that left Oakland 3-0 in series played since the All-Star break.


Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Craig Gentry, Baseball Players, Oakland Athletics, Stephen Vogt, Sonny Gray

Athletics Nation

Bat-Aroundy Offense Helps Kazmir Join Gray In 12-Win Club

In the top of the 2nd inning, the A's batted around. For the 22nd time this season.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Miles Mikolas, Stephen Vogt, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball

WFAA-TV Dallas

Rangers inconsistency shines in 9-3 loss to A's

With Miles Mikolas walking Jed Lowrie and Eric Sogard back-to-back, two men were on for former Ranger Craig Gentry.


Related Topix: Sports, Craig Gentry, Miles Mikolas, Stephen Vogt


A's, Kazmir face Rangers - Follow LIVE

Oakland 0, Texas 0 Oakland Top 1st - - Josh Donaldson grounded into a fielder`s choice, short to second.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Stephen Vogt

The Miami Herald

Gray wins 6th straight, A's 4 HRs beat Texas

Giancarlo Stanton calls for time after belting a three-run double in the second inning of Saturday's victory over the Astros.


Related Topix: Sports, Sonny Gray, Baseball Players, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Derek Holland, Jim Adduci

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Athletics Nation

A's Erupt From Slumber With Barrage Of HRs In 5-1 Win

For 5 innings, the A's offense sleepwalked as if they hadn't woken up from last night's sleepwalking.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Nick Tepesch, Elvis Andrus, Adrian Beltre, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Rangers use record 31st pitcher, beat A's 4-1

Oakland Athletics' John Jaso, left, is tagged out by Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre as Jaso tried to advance on a single by the Yoenis Cespedes in the sixth inning of a baseball game, Friday, July 25, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.


Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Adrian Beltre, Oakland Athletics, Jerome Williams, Derek Norris

Athletics Nation

Early Athletics' Offseason Trade Chips, Part One

Alright, so maybe this is premature. There are still nearly 60 games left in the season, and then a bunch more in October.


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Austin American-Statesman


Oakland Top 1st - UMPIRES: Home,Brian O'Nora; First, D.J. Reyburn; Second, Jim Wolf; Third, Will Little; - John Jaso flied out to center.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Elvis Andrus, Adrian Beltre, Stephen Vogt, Derek Norris, Jim Adduci


Yasiel Puig Answers Doubters with Record-Setting 3-Triple Night

There's been a lot of hand-wringing lately about the Los Angeles Dodgers ' second-year outfielder.


Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Yasiel Puig, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants, Tim Lincecum

Dallas Morning News

Neftali Feliz's audition as Rangers closer gets off to shaky but effective start

In his first save chance since the fateful Game 6 of the 2011 World Series, Feliz flirted with disaster before closing out Oakland in a 4-1 victory at Globe Life Park.


Related Topix: Sports, Neftali Feliz, Baseball Players, Josh Donaldson, Stephen Vogt, Shawn Tolleson

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The State

Rangers defeat Athletics, 4-1

The Jason Hammel portion of the A's July 4 blockbuster trade with the Chicago Cubs has yet to produce any wins for Oakland.


Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Jeff Samardzija, Baseball Players, Dan Straily

Chico Enterprise-Record

A's to check out Cuban outfielder

Yoenis Cespedes' face lit up when learning Friday afternoon that the A's were planning to take a look at Rusney Castillo, a Cuban outfielder Cespedes played against for years before Cespedes defected after the 2010 season.


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The Triangle

All-Star break a nice distraction for the Phillies

The Philadelphia Phillies' Ryan Howard reacts after striking out swinging against the Atlanta Braves in the second inning at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, June 27. Howard could be traded before the season ends.


Related Topix: Ryan Howard, Philadelphia Phillies, Chase Utley, Todd Frazier, Derek Jeter

Thu Jul 24, 2014

CBS Sports

Prospects Report: Cubs bank on Soler power

Granted, Jorge Soler has been sidelined much of the season with a hamstring injury, but his numbers in 22 games at Double-A Tennessee -- his only experience at that level, mind you -- were on the same level as Bryant's.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jorge Soler, Yasiel Puig, Jose Abreu, Josh Johnson, Adeiny Hechavarria