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2 hrs ago | Seattle Times

Oakland A’s make like 1989 squad with domination of Giants

Oakland starting pitcher Scott Kazmir throws against the Giants on Thursday. The A's are one of the major's hottest teams.

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Related Topix: Sports, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Chris Sale

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Athletics Nation

Josh Donaldson named to Home Run Derby, will join Athletics teammate Yoenis Cespedes

All-Star weekend keeps getting more and more interesting for Oakland Athletics fans.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Josh Donaldson, Major League Baseball, Yoenis Cespedes, Troy Tulowitzki, Evan Gattis, Mark Reynolds

The State

Athletics beat Giants 6-1 to win Bay Bridge series

Josh Donaldson hit a two-run homer and Stephen Vogt drove in three runs for the A's, who won three of four in the two-city series that began Monday night in Oakland.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brandon Belt, Major League Baseball, San Francisco Giants, Josh Donaldson, Stephen Vogt, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West

CBS Local

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Calls On City Council To Approve A's Lease Deal

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan has finally weighed in publicly on the proposed 10-year lease extension that would keep the Oakland A's at O.co Coliseum.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

The Motley Fool

Why the Oakland A's Should Move to San Jose

For the past 15 years, the Oakland Athletics have been one of the smartest baseball organizations on the field with its "Moneyball" strategy allowing the team to compete with baseball's wealthiest franchise despite limited resources.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

OregonLive.com

San Francisco Giants lead NL West again after 5-2 win over Oakland Athletics

As awful as the San Francisco Giants have played for most of the last month, they are back in an enviable position: first place in the NL West.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Ehire Adrianza, San Francisco Giants, Matt Cain, Jeff Samardzija

Athletics Nation

Let's talk about Jason Hammel

Most of us have heard a lot about Jeff Samardzija in recent days. There's this other guy who was acquired in the same deal.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Hammel, Baseball Players, Jeff Samardzija, American League, Major League Baseball, Masahiro Tanaka

Wed Jul 09, 2014

SLAM! Sports

Montreal considered feasible option if Oakland A's move

The crowd in the stadium during the Toronto Blue Jays and New York Mets exhibition game at the Olympic Stadium, in Montreal March 29th 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

Frisco Fastball

Pre-game & lineups: Brandon Belt is back at AT&T Park

Jul 5, 2014; San Diego, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt reacts after getting called out by umpire Bill Welke while trying to steal second base during the first inning against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brandon Belt, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, San Diego Padres, Matt Cain, Jeff Samardzija

Minor League Ball

Renato Nunez, Daniel Robertson top Athletics system after big trade

The big Jeff Samardzija trade with the Chicago Cubs cost the Oakland Athletics a pair of strong prospects in shortstop Addison Russell and outfielder Billy McKinney .

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Related Topix: Sports, Jeff Samardzija, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

The Advocate

Granville's Stewart brothers help spark Athletics

Tate Stewart admits he gets frustrated sometimes about younger brother Sam. "When he hits better than I do," the DePauw University sophomore to be and Granville graduate said.

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Examiner.com

Samardzija, Hammel trade throws Iowa Cubs rotation into disarray

When the Chicago Cubs traded Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to the Oakland Athletics on Friday, the move created a ripple effect through the Cubs minor league system.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jeff Samardzija, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Tsuyoshi Wada, Dallas Beeler, Gio Gonzalez

Bradenton.com

As Giants miss more chances, frustration mounts

From right fielder Hunter Pence provoking the fans in right field, to reliever Jean Machi being ejected for arguing a balk, and manager Bruce Bochy unsuccessfully trying for replay overturns.

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Related Topix: Sports, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Jean Machi, Major League Baseball, Coco Crisp, Sonny Gray, Pablo Sandoval

Rock Hill Herald

Surging A's beat Giants for sixth straight win

They still have five more chances to boost that number, too. Sonny Gray struck out eight to win his third straight decision, and the A's beat the San Francisco Giants 6-1 on Tuesday night for their sixth consecutive victory.

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Related Topix: Sports, Madison Bumgarner, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Sonny Gray, San Francisco Giants, Coco Crisp, Pablo Sandoval

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Raiders' stadium developer opposed to A's stadium lease

The development team working to build a new Raiders football stadium has urged city officials to reject a lease extension for the Oakland A's because it would frustrate the football team's desire to tear down O.co Coliseum next year.

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Marin Independent Journal

Oakland A's get creative during current power shortage

The A's periodically go on power droughts, as do most teams, and Oakland is in one now with just four homers in the last 11 games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Yoenis Cespedes, Brian Dozier, Adam Jones

The Baltimore Sun

All-Stars, left-handed pitchers are Orioles' top trade chips in Double-A

Last week's deal between the Chicago Cubs and Oakland Athletics, which sent pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to Oakland for a prospect package that included top 10 prospect Addison Russell, kicked off baseball's trade season in spectacular fashion.

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

Athletics Nation

What Future Fireworks Will Oakland's July 4th Trade Bring?

With six multi-hit games in his last ten, the real Jed Lowrie is resurfacing for the A's.

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Jays Journal

Blue Jays place Edwin Encarnacion on DL, activate Nolan Reimold

Jul 5, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion connects for a an RBI, however Encarnacion was injured at first base and left the game against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Edwin Encarnacion, Major League Baseball

Oakland Athletics

Hammel arrives, slated to start Wednesday

"As soon as he came out of the game, I told him, 'Nice job, Shark,'" said Hammel, addressing media at the Coliseum for the first time Monday.

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