Oakland Athletics Acquire Center Fielder Chris Young From The Arizona Diamondbacks

Chris Young Arizona Diamondbacks

Today the Oakland Athletics acquired center fielder Chris Young and cash from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for short stops Cliff Pennington and Yordy Cabrera who was then traded to the Miami Marlins for Heath Bell and cash considerations. Young’s best season came in 2010 when he hit .257, with 150 hits, 94 runs scored, 33 doubles, […]

5 Key Plays In The Oakland Athletics Win Over The Detroit Tigers

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The 5 Likeliest Destinations For Outfielder Josh Hamilton

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Oakland Athletics Rally To Defeat The Texas Rangers For AL West Title

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The Oakland Athletics did the unthinkable and beat the Texas Rangers for the American League West title. It did not come easy even after scoring the first run of the  game as rookie starter A.J. Griffin wasn’t able to make it through two fulling meaning that […]

Oakland Athletics Defeat Texas Rangers Are Now Tied For First Place In AL West

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Tonight Oakland Athletics rookie starting pitcher Travis Blackley pitched his best game of the season against the Texas Rangers. He went six innings, giving up three hits, one run and struck out five while walking two. His only blemish of the night came in the third […]

Oakland Athletics Clinch First Winning Season Since 2006 With 4-1 Win Over Los Angeles Angels

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The Oakland Athletics came into the 2012 season with no expectations after trading away Gio Gonzalez, Trevor Cahill and Andrew Bailey. Instead of struggling and battling to stay out of the basement in the American League West with the Seattle Mariners manager Bob Melvin has the team thriving. With the […]

Oakland Athletics Starting Pitcher Dan Straily Is An Escape Artist Against The Los Angeles Angels

Dan Straily Oakland Athletics

The Oakland Athletics have now taken the first two games of a four game series against the Los Angeles Angels after a thrilling 6-5 win that had plenty of drama and tonight’s victory allows for more separation between the two teams. Here’s […]

Oakland Athletics Starting Pitcher Brandon McCarthy Has Wife Receive Inappropriate Tweet About His Injury

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Two days ago Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy got struck in the head with liner off the bat of Los Angeles Angels short stop Erick Aybar. He ended up suffering a  epidural hemorrhage, brain contusion and skull fracture and as a result he needed surgery. On Twitter […]

Oakland Athletics Starting Pitcher Brandon McCarthy Leaves Game After Taking Line Drive To The Head

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A scary moment happened at the O.Co Coliseum when Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy got struck in the head by a line drive off the bat of Los Angeles Angels‘ short stop Erick Aybar. The good news is that […]

Brandon Inge Re-injures Shoulder Meaning Josh Donaldson Will Have To Continue His Torrid Play

Josh Donaldson

A few weeks ago there was a poll asking if Oakland Athletics fans were comfortable with Josh Donaldson in the lineup while Brandon Inge was on the disabled list after appearing to dislocate his right shoulder on a diving stop of a ground ball hit by […]

Oakland Athletics Destroy Boston Red Sox 20-2 Behind Bats of Brandon Moss, Josh Reddick and George Kottaras

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Last night the Oakland Athletics had four former Boston Red Sox players in their starting lineup. Those were Coco Crisp, George Kottaras, Brandon Moss and Josh Reddick and each one except for Crisp played an important role in the 20-2 win. The score was a bit surprising with the way Brandon McCarthy started the game […]

MLB Rumors: Oakland Athletics Acquire Short Stop Stephen Drew From The Arizona Diamondbacks

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The Oakland Athletics entered tonight’s game 10 games over .500 and are in the thick of the wild card race. With the struggles offensively of short stop Cliff Pennington the A’s needed to make a move and that led to a the belief was […]