Derek Norris Blasts Oakland Athletics into First Place With Much-Needed Home Run

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Last night’s thrilling 8-7 victory by the Oakland Athletics over the Chicago Cubs put them back on top in the AL West, a half-game ahead of the Texas Rangers. The win was only possible thanks to an eighth-inning rally that found […]

Oakland Athletics Hope Jarrod Parker’s Hamstring Injury is a Minor One

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Oakland Athletics starter Jarrod Parker was dealing on Saturday, holding the very powerful St. Louis Cardinals offense in check for 3.2 innings until doubling over in pain after throwing a pitch to Allen Craig in the fourth. Parker rolled around on the ground for a […]

A.J. Griffin Has Career-Best Game in Oakland Athletics’ Win Over Cincinnati Reds

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A.J. Griffin has had an up-and-down season for the Oakland Athletics, but his start on Wednesday afternoon was the best he’s put together thus far in his young career. The right-hander pitched a complete game shut out over the Cincinnati Reds, only allowing […]

Oakland Athletics Option Dan Straily to Triple-A Sacramento

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Following Sunday’s 6-3 loss to the Seattle Mariners, the Oakland Athletics sent pitcher Dan Straily back to Triple-A Sacramento. The right-hander started Saturday night’s game and was ineffective, being removed in the fourth inning. The A’s took advantage of their […]

Oakland Athletics’ Usually Reliable Bullpen Scuffles in Seattle

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The Oakland Athletics‘ usually reliable bullpen had an uncharacteristically rough night on Saturday, giving up five consecutive runs en route to the A’s 7-5 loss to the Seattle Mariners. After the A’s hitters broke through in the seventh, picking up […]

Oakland Athletics Catcher Derek Norris Takes Hard Hit in Loss to Texas Rangers

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In the sixth inning of the Oakland Athletics‘ eventual 9-4 loss to the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night, A’s catcher Derek Norris took a foul tip from Adrian Beltre to what can be best described as a ‘sensitive area’. Norris […]

Oakland Athletics Beat Texas Rangers Ace Yu Darvish Again

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Texas Rangers starting pitcher Yu Darvish hasn’t had many rough outings in his major league career thus far, but he has yet to figure out how to beat the Oakland Athletics. On Tuesday night, Darvish lost to the A’s 6-2, […]

Series Preview: Oakland Athletics Can Make a Statement vs. Texas Rangers

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Tonight, the Oakland Athletics will begin a four-game series against their division rival Texas Rangers in Arlington, and the A’s can make a serious statement about their AL West aspirations with a strong series. Oakland heads into the series hot, […]

Nate Freiman the Hero Again for Oakland Athletics Against New York Yankees

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Thursday’s game between the Oakland Athletics and New York Yankees was one for the ages. Not only was it the final regular season game for Yankees closer Mariano Rivera at the Oakland Coliseum, but the game went 18 innings, making […]

Series Preview: New York Yankees (37-26) vs. Oakland Athletics (38-27)

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On Tuesday, the Oakland Athletics and New York Yankees will open a three-game series in Oakland. The match up pits two of the American League’s best teams at the moment — Oakland comes into the series at 38-27, while the […]

Oakland Athletics’ Sean Doolittle Struggling Recently

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  Oakland Athletics reliever Sean Doolittle had another poor outing on Saturday against the Chicago White Sox, giving up three earned runs in the eighth inning that turned a 1-1 tie into a 4-1 Chicago lead. Doolittle, one of the […]

Oakland Athletics’ Adam Rosales and His Flair for the Dramatic

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Utility infielder Adam Rosales has historically been just that for the Oakland Athletics — a warm body capable of filling in at shortstop, second base, first base, or even the outfield if need be. This season, though, his flair for […]