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Oakland A's sit Coco Crisp, Josh Reddick against Angels

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Crisp has made only two starts in the past 10 days, first because he needed to recover from a cortisone injection in his left wrist, and then because his left hamstring acted up last Sunday.
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Oakland A's, Seattle Mariners to play two on May 7

Inside Bay Area (Bay Area News Group) — Athletics' game with Seattle on April 4, which was postponed due to wet grounds, will be made up as part of a traditional double-header at the Coliseum
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A's Crisp misses second straight game vs. Angels

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Oakland center fielder Coco Crisp was out of the lineup Tuesday night against Mike Trout, Albert Pujols and the Los Angeles Angels because of hamstring discomfort; Monday's hero John Jaso batting...
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A's beat Angels on Jaso's homer in ninth

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — The Oakland A's beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 on John Jaso's two-run homer in the ninth inning.
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Oakland A's get good news on Scott Kazmir, Coco Crisp

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Kazmir should be able to make his next start for the Athletics on Saturday against Houston; Crisp's hamstring still a little tender, but he should be back in the lineup shortly.
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Oakland A's-Los Angeles Angels pitching matchups

Inside Bay Area (Bay Area News Group) — A's AT LOS ANGELES AngelsMonday: A's Jesse Chavez (0-0, 1.38) vs. Angels' Hector Santiago (0-2, 7.71) 7:05 p.
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A's beat Mariners on late homers by Cespedes, Donaldson

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Yoenis Cespedes snapped a scoreless tie with a two-run homer off Mariners reliever Charlie Furbush in the eighth Sunday to lead the Oakland A's to a 3-0 win over the Seattle Mariners, but Scott...
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Why Oakland A's always have left-handed hitters in the lineup

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Athletics will face two lefties against the Anaheim Angels this week, but Oakland manager Bob Melvin still needs to keep a lefty presence in his lineup
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Sonny Gray stellar again as Oakland A's beat Seattle Mariners

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Oakland A's Sonny Gray allows one run in seven innings, Josh Donaldson hits two-run homer in win over Seattle Mariners
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A's designate Sam Fuld for assignment, activate Craig Gentry

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Oakland activate outfielder Craig Gentry from the disabled list, and designate Sam Fuld for assignment
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Oakland A's hitters bow to King Felix again

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Felix Hernandez befuddles the Oakland A's again in a 6-4 Seattle Mariners win.
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A's Crisp, Gentry close to returning from injuries

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Oakland A's outfielder Coco Crisp was on the verge of getting back into the lineup as he waits for his left wrist to feel up to the rigors of playing every day; he could be in the lineup Saturday...
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Mayor Jean Quan backtracks on Dubai prince claim

Inside Bay Area (By Matthew Artz Oakland Tribune) — One day after saying that the crown prince of Dubai had partnered with developers on Coliseum City, Oakland mayor acknowledged that no such partnership had been signed.
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Quan: Dubai prince partnering on Oakland's Coliseum City

Inside Bay Area (By Matthew Artz Oakland Tribune) — During an interview with Damon Bruce of 95.7 The Game, Mayor Jean Quan said that the developers working to transform the Oakland Coliseum complex into a sports and entertainment center had...
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Oakland A's-Seattle Mariners pitching matchups

Inside Bay Area (Bay Area News Group) — A's AT SEATTLEFriday: A's Tommy Milone (12-9, 4.14 in 2013) vs. Mariners' Felix Hernandez (2-0, 1.88), 7:10 p.
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Why Oakland A's reliever Jim Johnson isn't closing

Inside Bay Area (Bay Area News Group) — Athletics new closer Jim Johnson won't pitch the ninth inning until he can start saving games rather than blowing them
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Josh Donaldson helps A's complete sweep of Minnesota Twins

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Josh Donaldson's three-run home run lifts Oakland A's to win over Minnesota Twins
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A's sit slumping Josh Reddick against Twins

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey jhic) — A's manager Bob Melvin sat slumping right fielder Josh Reddick Thursday in Oakland's series finale against the Minnesota Twins
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A's take closer's role away from Jim Johnson

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey jhic) — To the surprise of almost no one, the A's are taking the closer's role away from Jim Johnson for the time being
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Oakland A's top prospect Addison Russell tears hamstring

Inside Bay Area (John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bayare) — Addison Russell, a 20-yearold shortstop, is considered one of the dozen or so best prospects in baseball
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Blog Articles

Poor defense, homer by Ianetta in 12th, sink A’s

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Angel Stadium Oakland had a chance on Wednesday night to sweep the Angels and to match the team’s best start on the road in the past 33 years. Instead,...
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Josh Reddick, Coco Crisp out of A’s lineup

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Angel Stadium Coco Crisp is available to pinch hit tonight, like last night, but manager Bob Melvin decided to give him the maximum rest possible, with...
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First-place A’s stage another late comeback to beat Angels

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Angel Stadium What a wild, wild night at Angel Stadium, back and forth, ragged pitching, baffling baserunning – and lots of clutch hitting from both...
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Coco Crisp is improving; John Jaso hits leadoff for A’s

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Angel Stadium Coco Crisp is taking batting practice right now, and it will go a ways toward determining whether he is in the lineup tomorrow night or...
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With A’s moving, funds needed for Phoenix Muni’s cat

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser in Anaheim I’ve mentioned before that the fate of Big Orange, the Phoenix Muni cat, is up in the air with Arizona State taking over the facility....
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John Jaso’s pinch-hit blast keeps A’s rolling

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Angel Stadium Albert Pujols’ homer on Monday night moved him almost up against a milestone. John Jaso’s, however, won the game. Jaso stepped up in the...
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A’s Scott Kazmir will make next start; Coco Crisp out with strain

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Angel Stadium Scott Kazmir is good to go for his next start, manager Bob Melvin said. Kazmir, who left after six innings with some triceps tightness...
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Yoenis Cespedes, Scott Kazmir fuel A’s win at Seattle

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Safeco Field Yoenis Cespedes made a sloppy error in the bottom of the seventh, allowing a low liner in the left-field gap by Corey Hart to bang off the...
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Kazmir leaves after six inning – injury possible?

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Safeco Field Scott Kazmir was zipping along in a fantastic outing here in Seattle when he was lifted after six innings, and he was seen holding his...
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Jed Lowrie gets a start off and other A’s tidbit

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Safeco Field It’s the decisive game of this three-game series and the A’s are going with something of a different lineup today – Jed...
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Coco Crisp, Sonny Gray team to help A’s beat Seattle

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Safeco Field Having Coco Crisp back in the lineup on Saturday paid instant dividends for the A’s, while Sonny Gray just kept rolling along. Crisp, who...
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A’s designate Sam Fuld for assignment, as expected

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Safeco Field Once Coco Crisp was declared healthy enough to play today (he’s in the lineup), it was apparent that Sam Fuld would be the odd man...
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Defense put A’s in early hole in loss to Seattle, Felix

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Safeco Field Every now and then, the A’s defense goes a little haywire. Friday, the meltdown in the field also came on a night Oakland faced Felix...
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Josh Reddick remains out of A’s lineup

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Safeco Field  A quick post before running downstairs, to be updated with any news that comes out of the manager’s session, but Josh Reddick...
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Dan Straily helps A’s complete sweep in Minnesota

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Target Field Another day, another strong outing by an Oakland starter. Dan Straily went seven innings today in the A’s 6-1 win over the Twins,...
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Jim Johnson out as A’s closer; he’s not surprised by move

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Target Field Manager Bob Melvin announced this morning that Jim Johnson will get “a break” from closer duties. Johnson has an 18.90 ERA to...
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Jim Johnson blows save, Derek Norris’ homer wins it for A’s in 11th

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Target Field In the very beginning and at the end Wednesday, it was all A’s. In between, though, Oakland had to contend with another messy outing by...
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Jed Lowrie in A’s lineup, Coco Crisp remains out

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Target Field Despite getting whacked in the right leg with a bounced pitch on Monday, shortstop Jed Lowrie is in the A’s lineup today, but Coco...
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A’s top Twins 8-3 with contributions all around

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Target Field When the A’s are at their best, they get a little bit of everything from everyone, and Monday was textbook in that regard. The A’s used...
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Ryan Cook comes off DL, A’s send Evan Scribner to Sacramento

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Target Field Ryan Cook missed only one week of the season after shoulder tendinitis kept him out all spring; the A’s put him on the roster today...
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