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1 hr ago | Athletics Nation

Free Agent Targets For Oakland

With the 2014 season coming to an end, the front office will soon turn their heads to the off-season. Regardless of the A's success in the 2014 season, some key additions will need to be made for a competitive 2015 team.

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Related Topix: Oakland, CA, Sports, Major League Baseball

6 hrs ago | Swingin' A's

River Cats File to end Affiliation with Athletics

May 20, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Oakland Athletics hat and glove lays in the dugout against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports A 15-year relationship, full of championships and future all stars, has cone to an end.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Tampa Bay Rays, Baseball Players, Daric Barton

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Hometown Annapolis

Blue Jays manager John Gibbons raves about Orioles' consistency

Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons thought his team had a real chance to make a move on the Orioles in the American League East race coming back from the All-Star break. The Blue Jays were four games out of first place, but they were facing three struggling teams, two at home, while the Orioles had to start on the West Coast with the Oakland Athletics , the Los Angeles Angels and the Seattle Mariners .

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Toronto Blue Jays, Los Angeles Angels, Seattle Mariners, Baseball Players, Matt Wieters

Contra Costa Times

Sacramento River Cats file to end affiliation with Oakland A's

The A's will begin exploring new locations for their Triple-A franchise after being told by Major League Baseball on Monday that the Sacramento River Cats had filed to end their affiliation with the team. Sacramento majority owner Sue Savage and her son, club president/general manager Jeff Savage, have made it clear in the last four months they would like to have an affiliation with the San Francisco Giants.

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BleacherReport

Why Sean Doolittle's Return Could Push the Oakland Athletics into the Playoffs

After emerging as the best team in baseball over the first half, the Oakland Athletics have been free-falling throughout August and September. While much of the blame can be attributed to the A's suddenly feeble offense, Oakland's normally reliable bullpen faltered with closer Sean Doolittle on the disabled list, costing the team a few wins in the process.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Sean Doolittle, Los Angeles Angels

Southside Showdown

Chicago White Sox Morning BP: Time to be spoilers again

Sep 13, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez celebrates with third baseman Marcus Semien after defeating the Minnesota Twins in game one of a doubleheader at U.S Cellular Field. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports Last week the Chicago White Sox made life a little tougher on the Oakland Athletics by winning three of four games against them at US Cellular Field, as the A's are currently fighting for a postseason spot.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Alexei Ramirez, Chicago White Sox, Marcus Semien, Minnesota Twins

Swingin' A's

The Return of the Oakland Athletics, and a Look Ahead

Sep 14, 2014; Seattle, WA, USA; Oakland Athletics designated hitter Adam Dunn and Oakland Athletics center fielder Coco Crisp celebrate after Crisp scored a run off a RBI double hit by Oakland Athletics left fielder Sam Fuld during the eighth inning at Safeco Field. Mandatory Credit: Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports Return? How could two wins be a return, Jason? Well, consecutive wins had not been managed by the Oakland Athletics since August 22-23 against the Angels.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Coco Crisp, Baseball Players, Felix Hernandez, Jerome Williams

Isportsweb.com

The Oakland A's most hindering player injuries

The Oakland A's have been riddled with injuries for some time now. It seems as though just as someone gets better, another Athletic incurs a multi-day injury.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Stephen Vogt, Baseball Players, Derek Norris

Athletics Nation

Athletics postseason magic number: 12, Games to watch Mon. Sep. 15

A look back at Sunday's AL Wild Card scoreboard, and a look ahead to Monday's action while the Athletics take their final off-day of the regular season. At the top of the Wild Card table, things went just about as good as possible.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Danny Valencia, Baseball Players, Daniel Nava

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Athletics Nation

Athletics reset rotation for final 13 games, Sonny Gray on turn to pitch Game 162

The Athletics will send Scott Kazmir , Jeff Samardzija , and Sonny Gray to the hill in that order to face the Texas Rangers between September 16-18. Kazmir and Samardzija are swapping places in the rotation, and Sonny Gray moves ahead of Jason Hammel.

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Related Topix: Sports, Sonny Gray, Baseball Players, Scott Kazmir

The Fresno Bee

Homers from Moss, Fuld lead A's past Seattle 4-0

Oakland won consecutive games for the first time in three weeks and more importantly stretched its lead in the AL wild card race. The A's now hold a 1½ game advantage over Kansas City and a 2½ game lead over the Mariners.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dustin Ackley, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Seattle Mariners, Dan Otero, Michael Saunders

Athletics Nation

Game Thread #149: Oakland Athletics at Seattle Mariners

The Oakland Athletics will try to win their first series in five tries today as they face the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field. First pitch is at 1:10 PM Pacific Time.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Justin Smoak, Kyle Seager, Seattle Mariners, Major League Baseball, Chris Young, Felix Hernandez

Contra Costa Times

Oakland A's Brandon Moss gets apology in lighthearted moment

In the "whatever can go wrong will go wrong" category, we take you to A's first baseman Brandon Moss' at-bat in the 10th inning with the bases loaded Saturday night. Moss was looking for something, anything to get the go-ahead run in from third base.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Mike Zunino, Baseball Players

SoDo Mojo

Seattle Mariners Look To Win Series With Oakland Athletics

Aug 17, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Chris Young warms up before the first inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports I was looking forward to posting today's gameday preview.

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Related Topix: Sports, Seattle Mariners, Major League Baseball, Detroit Tigers, Sonny Gray, Baseball Players

The Miami Herald

Houston Astros

Santiago is 4-0 with a 2.04 ERA in eight starts and two relief appearances since the Midsummer Classic and a big reason why the Angels currently have the best record in the majors at 93-55 and an 11-game lead over the Oakland Athletics in the division. Santiago was again solid on Tuesday in Texas, as he held the woeful Rangers to a run and five hits over five innings to run his record to 5-7, while lowering his ERA to 3.38.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Houston Astros, Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels

Oakland Athletics

A's catcher Soto to sit out at least through Monday

Injured A's catcher Geovany Soto is expected to miss the remainder of the Mariners series and rest through Monday's off-day. Soto experienced back spasms in the third inning of Friday's loss and was feeling only slightly better Saturday following an uncomfortable, restless night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Bryan Anderson, Derek Norris, Stephen Vogt, Major League Baseball

Star-Telegram.com

MLB Insider: Angels look like best of AL, but certainly not perfect

Every team that has played the Texas Rangers since late June, and especially of late, has looked like a playoff team. One reason is that many of their foes are contending for a playoff spot.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Texas Rangers, Baseball Players, Jered Weaver, Josh Hamilton, Matt Shoemaker

Sat Sep 13, 2014

ABC News

Lowrie Draws Bases-Loaded Walk in 10th to Lift A's

Jed Lowrie drew a bases-loaded walk with two outs in the 10th inning to force in the tiebreaking run and lift the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night. Mariners reliever Fernando Rodney came on in the 10th and walked Coco Crisp to open the inning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Eric Sogard, Baseball Players, Sean Doolittle, Dustin Ackley, Major League Baseball, Seattle Mariners, Coco Crisp

Seattle Times

Several Mariners could be in the running for major postseason awards

Seattle Mariners' Robinson Cano rounds the bases against the Oakland Athletics in a baseball game, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, in Seattle.

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Related Topix: Sports, Seattle Mariners, Major League Baseball, American League, Baseball Players, Robinson Cano, Josh Donaldson, Greg Holland

Sports Media 101

Boston Red Sox Vs Kansas City Royals Saturday Preview

Red Sox 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Boston Red Sox as a part of Sports Media 101 . For news, op/ed, game reviews, team updates and even rumors you will find all of it on Red Sox 101.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, Boston Red Sox, Kansas City Royals, Seattle Mariners

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