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9 min ago | Oakland Athletics

Chavez seeks first victory as A's go for sweep

Peacock, who pitched 9 2/3 innings over four games out of the bullpen for the Astros to start the season, will make his first start of 2014 when the Astros try to snap a six-game losing streak Sunday in the series finale against the A's.

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Related Topix: Sports, Brett Oberholtzer

4 hrs ago | Oakland Athletics

A's launch four homers in thrashing of Astros

The A's showed no mercy to their Friday night houseguests, displaying a deadly combo of patience and power in their first meeting of the year with the Astros.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League

8 hrs ago | TSN.ca

LHP Doolittle receives five-year contract from Athletics

Reliever Sean Doolittle has received a five-year contract from the Oakland Athletics, a deal that contains a pair of club options that could extend the agreement through the 2020 season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sean Doolittle, Baseball Players

12 hrs ago | Oakland Athletics

Crisp returns to lineup with rested hamstring

Crisp was hampered by a sore left wrist in the second week of the season, and a hamstring injury limited his activity most of this week.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

17 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Recap: Oakland vs. Houston

Yoenis Cespedes went 3-for-4 with a homer and three RBI and Alberto Callaspo added a three-run shot as the Oakland Athletics hammered the Houston Astros, 11-3, in the opener of a three-game set.

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Related Topix: Sports, Yoenis Cespedes, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Jose Altuve, Houston Astros, Coco Crisp, Sonny Gray

Fri Apr 18, 2014

BleacherReport

Oakland A's Make Awesome Easter Vine with Live Baby Chickens

With Easter Sunday on the approach, social media geniuses working for the Oakland Athletics put together a tidy, perfect little Vine for the occasion.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Coco Crisp, Baseball Players

Call to the Pen

Muscle inflammation forces Tanner Scheppers to DL

Tanner Scheppers took the mound on Opening Day for the Texas Rangers, a move directly related to the overall health of the team's starting rotation heading into the season, but now the right-hander is facing his own injury concern.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tanner Scheppers, Baseball Players, Texas Rangers, Major League Baseball, Aaron Poreda, Yu Darvish, American League

Swingin' A's

Sean Doolittle Signs an Extension with Athletics

Word has just come down that Oakland Athletics reliever Sean Doolittle has signed an extension with the team.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sean Doolittle, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

Athletics Nation

Opposite field hitting: The key to success?

Want a good drinking game? How about every time Ray Fosse says "the hitter should look to go the opposite way here" have a drink.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Sports Etc.

Austin American-Statesman

Gray shoots for third win against Astros

Sonny Gray tries to continue his impressive start to the season on Friday when the Oakland Athletics start a three-game series against the Houston Astros at O.co Coliseum.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sonny Gray, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Jarred Cosart

Isportsweb.com

Oakland A's: Josh Reddick's perpetual slump

To say that Oakland A's right fielder Josh Reddick is off to a bad start this season would be an understatement.

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Related Topix: Sports

CBS Local

Boesch Called Up By Angels, Calhoun On DL

Caption:PHOENIX, AZ - MARCH 26: Brennan Boesch #00 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim celebrates in the dugout after hitting a home run during a game against the Oakland Athletics at Phoenix Municipal Stadium on March 26, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Angels, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Kole Calhoun

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Swingin' A's

Time To End The Callaspo Experiment

Apr 3, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics first baseman Alberto Callaspo misses the ball against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning at O.co Coliseum.

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Related Topix: Sports, Eric Sogard, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Tyler Skaggs, Abraham Almonte, Daric Barton

Inside Bay Area

A's Jesse Chavez adapting well to starting gig

For five years he bounced around the major leagues, going from Pittsburgh to Atlanta to Kansas City to Toronto before landing in the Oakland bullpen.

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

Athletics Nation

What's wrong with the Athletics' bullpen?

Hopefully the "little" at the end of Doo's name will refer to his ERA, not his save conversion rate.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Sean Doolittle, American League, Major League Baseball, Addison Reed, Dan Otero

BleacherReport

Oakland A's Biggest Early-Season Surprises and Disappointments

The Oakland A's have the best record in the American League and the third-best record in baseball.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Baseball Players, Felix Hernandez, Yoenis Cespedes

Athletics Nation

Oakland A's options & service time: A primer

As the rain washed away the Oakland Athletics ' final game of the Bay Bridge series against the San Francisco Giants , we shed many tears seeing clubhouse favorite Stephen Vogt sent to Sacramento.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Stephen Vogt, Baseball Players, Daric Barton, A.J Griffin

Dallas Morning News

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APRIL 12: Starting pitcher Erasmo Ramirez #50 of the Seattle Mariners pitches in the second inning against the Oakland Athletics at Safeco Field on April 12, 2014 in Seattle, Washington.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Erasmo Ramirez, Seattle Mariners, Major League Baseball, Tanner Scheppers

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Angels beat A's 5-4 on Iannetta's HR in 12th

Pomeranz retired David Freese on a grounder to second base and Raul Ibanez on a foul pop to the catcher before Iannetta drove the next pitch to center field and just out of the reach of a leaping Craig Gentry, ending Oakland's four-game winning streak.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Angels, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Drew Pomeranz, Michael Kohn, Mike Trout, Eric Sogard

Halo Hangout

Los Angeles Angels Avoid Sweep, Walk Off With 5-4 Victory Over A's

Apr 16, 2014; Anaheim, CA, USA; Los Angeles Angels shortstop Erick Aybar , third baseman David Freese , left fielder J.B. Shuck and starting pitcher C.J. Wilson run to home plate to meet catcher Chris Iannetta after he hit a walk off home run in the 12th inning of the game against the Oakland Athletics at Angel Stadium of Anaheim.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels, Major League Baseball, Erick Aybar, Tyler Skaggs, Alberto Callaspo

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