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  1. Major goal for A's in 2017: Reach base much more oftenRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | SFGate

    Jed Lowrie runs to hug Stephen Vogt after Vogt hit the game-winning hit to score Yoenis Cespedes in the bottom of the ninth inning. The Oakland Athletics played the Detroit Tigers in Game 2 of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on Saturday, October 5, 2013.

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  2. Texas Rangers and Rougned Odor Discussing ExtensionRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Call to the Pen

    After last year's breakout performance, Rougned Odor is reportedly talking about a long-term deal with the Texas Rangers. Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor broke out in a big way last season, his third at the MLB level.

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  3. Astros lead pack of contenders for QuintanaRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Chicago Cubs

    The Astros are ready to win the American League West and achieve the destiny that Sports Illustrated proclaimed for them a few years back -- 2017 World Series champions. They don't have the starting pitching to go head to head with the Red Sox or Indians, and they'll have their hands full against the Rangers and Mariners.

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  4. A must-read interview between GM Billy Eppler and Fangraphs' David LaurilaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Halos Heaven

    ... that both sides of the baseball impact winning. The ballpark we play in, the ballparks in the American League West, and even others we'll play in - going to Minnesota, going to Cleveland, going to Dodgers Stadium - a number of games will be in ...

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  5. AL-inclusive: Everyone has eyes on West titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Major League Baseball

    Jerry Dipoto knows that the Astros are favored to win the American League West, and if baseball analysts aren't talking about Jose Altuve 's budding powerhouse, they're focused on the Rangers. Why not? They've won the AL West two years in a row.

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  6. Rangers have the luxury of multiple options at the leadoff spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... combination helped the Rangers average 5.87 runs a game over the final 30 contests as they secured the American League West title. "The on-base, the hittability, the power that showed up, he was on as good a run as we've seen," Banister said. "What ...

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  7. MLB: Updated 2017 Playoff PredictionsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Call to the Pen

    Jun 4, 2016; Arlington, TX, USA; A Seattle Mariners hat sits on top a mitt during a game against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Rangers won 10-4.

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  8. Joe Smith happy to put 2016 behind him, start fresh with JaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Sportsnet.ca

    ... a mess of a year." Well, for starters, he and the Los Angeles Angels thought they would contend in the American League West, but that went sideways fast. In May, he suffered a left hamstring strain that he initially tried to pitch around before ...

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  9. Season Preview: Los Angeles AngelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Crawfish Boxes

    I'm going to preview all the AL West teams, and maybe Boston/Cleveland, before the season starts. First up are the Angels.

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  10. Five key items on Rangersa spring training to-do listRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... the rest followed within the next two days. So, the gang that hopes to be part of a third consecutive American League West championship is all here. The pitchers and catchers have been working on what they need to accomplish before the April 3 ...

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  11. Matwick has three messages for fans on Presidents DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Texas Rangers

    There is much going with the Rangers as they get ready to defend another American League West title. There is a new ballpark on the horizon and construction beginning on a new entertainment venue.

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  12. Mike Trout stays humble and hungry in new season with AngelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | WSB-TV

    Although Mike Trout is a fairly well-known baseball player at this point, he still made his way around the Los Angeles Angels' clubhouse on Saturday morning to introduce himself to several new teammates. The two-time AL MVP arrived in Arizona this week with slightly longer hair and a renewed goal to steal 40 bases this season.

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  13. Aa s Davis becoming new face of OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Monterey County Herald

    ... a slow start to finish with 42 homers. He was a beacon of hope for a team finishing last in the American League West for a second consecutive season. Oakland does have its problems, one of which is what to do about the Raiders, who want to leave, ...

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  14. Alternative Facts with the Seattle MarinersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Red Reporter

    ... making a buttload of trades to help improve on the 86-76 2016 team that finished second in the American League West. Some of the key players they brought in include: Juan Segura, Jarrod Dyson, Carlos Ruiz was a longtime member of the Phillies who ...

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  15. Rangers getting prepared for changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Texarkana Gazette

    As far as offseasons go, the Texas Rangers witnessed a fairly significant exodus of players from a 2016 roster than helped them win American League West for a second straight season. Gone are Ian Desmond and Carlos Beltran, who were impact players for six months and two months.

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  16. A's Khris Davis becoming the new face of OaklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... a slow start to finish with 41 homers. He was a beacon of hope for a team finishing last in the American League West for a second consecutive season. Oakland does have its problems, not the least of which is what to do about the Raiders, who want to ...

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  17. Could The Rangers Have The Best Infield in Baseball?Read the original story

    Sunday Feb 19 | Nolan Writin'

    ... eer years in 2016. There is no doubt that Arlington has one of the infield combinations in the MLB. The American League West will be a brutal fight, but having these bats in the lineup makes it a whole lot easier.

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  18. Baltimore Orioles: Orioles sign Craig Gentry to minor-league dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Birds Watcher

    ... is a career .261 hitter over parts of eight major league seasons. He's spent his time with most of the American League West - Texas Rangers, Oakland Athletics and Los Angeles Angels. In talking to Eduardo A. Encina of The Baltimore Sun , Orioles ...

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  19. Whata s the Los Angeles Angelsa mission? Avoid squandering Mike Trouta s prime.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | The Washington Post

    ... 74-88, the franchise's worst record since 1999 and 21 games behind the first-place Texas Rangers in the American League West. Meanwhile, Trout solidified his credentials as the best player in the game, and arguably the best 25-or-younger player in ...

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  20. Owner Arte Moreno believes Angels can competeRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 18 | Sports Media 101

    ... be competitive and need to stay healthy." Their competitiveness will depend, he noted, on the other American League West teams. He said he expected Houston to be better and Texas to have trouble repeating its 36-11 record in one-run games. Moreno ...

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