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Lester, A's beat Mariners 4-0

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Jon Lester threw six innings of scoreless ball and Sam Fuld and Brandon Moss each hit a solo home run to lift the Oakland A's to a 4-0 win over the Seattle Mariners, as Oakland won the series and...
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Oakland A's Brandon Moss gets apology in lighthearted moment

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Umpire apologizes to Oakland A's batter Brandon Moss after getting in the way of two potential run-scoring wild pitches
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A's edge Mariners, keep A.L. wild card lead

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Oakland's Sonny Gray and Seattle's Felix Hernandez did their parts, but the A's win in the 10th on a bases-loaded walk
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A's Bob Melvin considers rotation options

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Oakland manager weighing several factors heading into homestand against the Texas Rangers, Philadelphia Phillies and Los Angeles Angels
  • 23 hr 36 min ago

A's bats silenced again in loss to Mariners

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Oakland A's see their lead in the A.L. wild-card race dwindle again in 4-2 loss to the Seattle Mariners. Now the A's lead the Mariners and the Kansas City Royals by just a game heading into...
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A's activate closer Sean Doolittle from disabled list

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Doolittle to step right back into Oakland A's closer role, as bullpen has struggled without him.
  • 2 days ago

A's find a bear (stuffed) in their clubhouse in Seattle

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Oakland A's manager Bob Melvin -- a former Cal Bear -- pleased to see the visitor
  • 2 days ago

A's activate Sean Doolittle

Inside Bay Area (Bay Area News Group) — Oakland Athletics closer Sean Doolittle is activated from disabled list.
  • 2 days ago

Oakland A's-Seattle Mariners preview

Inside Bay Area (Bay Area News Group) — A's AT SEATTLEFriday: A's Jason Hammel (10-10, 3.55) vs. Mariners' James Paxton (5-2, 1.87), 7:10 p.m.
  • 3 days ago
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A's blanked by Chicago White Sox 1-0

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Oakland A's get leadoff hitter on in ninth but Josh Donaldson grounds into double play; A's lose three of four to White Sox
  • 3 days ago
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A's expected to activate closer Sean Doolittle on Friday

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Oakland A's closer Sean Doolittle has been sidelined for almost three weeks with a side strain, but he's feeling good and should be able to pitch this weekend against Seattle Mariners.
  • 3 days ago
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A's lose 2-1 to Chicago White Sox

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Oakland A's waste strong start by Jeff Samardzija when Nate Freiman's throwing error sets up two unearned runs in the eighth inning of a 2-1 loss to the Chicago White Sox
  • 3 days ago
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A's John Jaso still not cleared to return

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Concussion specialist doesn't clear Oakland A's John Jaso to return; season could be in limbo
  • 4 days ago
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Josh Donaldson has 5 hits, 5 RBIs as A's rout White Sox 11-2

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Jon Lester gets his first win in five starts as the Oakland A's rout the Chicago White Sox 11-2
  • 4 days ago
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A's Craig Gentry leaves game with concussion

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Oakland A's outfielder Craig Gentry suffered a concussion when he collided with Chicago White Sox second baseman Carlos Sanchez.
  • 4 days ago
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Thompson: A's futility has been surprising

Inside Bay Area (By Marcus Thompson II Bay Area News Group) —
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A's activate Nick Punto from disabled list

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Punto's hamstring not 100 percent, but Oakland A's can use him to pinch hit
  • 5 days ago
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A's lose to White Sox on walk-off homer

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Tyler Flowers hit a tying home run in the ninth inning off Eric O'Flaherty, then won it with another homer in the 12th inning off Jesse Chavez as the Chicago White Sox beat the Oakland A's 5-4.
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A's might get Doolittle, Jaso back this weekend

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Closer Sean Doolittle and catcher John Jaso would be welcome additions if they are healthy enough to play in this weekend's big series against the Seattle Mariners.
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Oakland A's 2015 schedule

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — A's open next season against Texas Rangers, close home portion of schedule against Giants and have four-game weekend series vs. New York Yankees in May.
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Blog Articles

HRs by Brandon Moss, Sam Fuld give A’s 2nd win in row

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Safeco Field Before Sunday’s game at Safeco Field, Brandon Moss said he wasn’t getting much satisfaction out of his better at-bats and more...
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A’s set rotation, as expected, so Sonny Gray goes in Game 162

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Safeco Field The A’s have announced that Scott Kazmir, Jeff Samardzija and Sonny Gray will pitch against the Rangers this week, so Gray does move...
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A’s finale at Seattle; Geovany Soto, Stephen Vogt updates

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Safeco Field Geovany Soto has “made a strong comeback” with his back issues, according to manager Bob Melvin, who said Soto might even be...
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A’s walk past Mariners in extra innings

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Safeco Field On Saturday night at a packed, loud Safeco Field, the A’s faced their most frequent tormenter and the likelihood of falling into third...
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Here’s what A’s rotation might look like; injury updates

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Safeco Field Manager Bob Melvin said the A’s rotation for next week, past Jon Lester’s start tomorrow, is up in the air. The team is off on...
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Seattle homers sink A’s, wild-card lead shrinking

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Safeco Field Oakland’s losses come in all different varieties these days, but Friday’s was especially unusual and also a little extra significant. The...
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Mariners’ homers top A’s, who fall into wild-card tie with Detroit

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Safeco Field Oakland’s losses come in all different varieties these days, but Friday’s was especially unusual and also a little extra significant. The...
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Closer Sean Doolittle off DL; Nick Punto in lineup

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Safeco Field As expected, Sean Doolittle came off the DL today just in time for the big series here in Seattle. “For the last week, I...
  • 2 days ago
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Chris Sale dominates plummeting A’s, who drop series

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at U.S. Cellular Field No one was under any illusions that Chicago ace Chris Sale would be a great matchup for an Oakland club that is struggling to put...
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Sean Doolittle to rejoin A’s tomorrow, but not Stephen Vogt

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at U.S. Cellular Field Manager Bob Melvin said he is confident that closer Sean Doolittle will come off the DL tomorrow at Seattle.  That will be big for...
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A’s fall to White Sox 2-1

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — ne-run games are just crushing the A’s this month, another added to the heap on Wednesday at U.S. Cellular Field. The White Sox, helped along enormously by an error by Oakland first baseman Nate...
  • 3 days ago
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John Jaso not cleared to play for A’s, sent back to Bay Area

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at U.S. Cellular Field One highly overlooked facet of the A’s recent poor stretch is the impact not having their three-headed catcher platoon...
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Big night for Josh Donaldson as A’s crush White Sox

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at U.S. Cellular Field After a four strikeout game Monday, All-Star third baseman Josh Donaldson responded with a career-high five hits Tuesday, including...
  • 4 days ago
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Nick Punto off DL, but Alberto Callaspo at 2B for A’s

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at U.S. Cellular Field Nick Punto (hamstring) came off the DL today, but he’s not really 100 percent, according to manager Bob Melvin. Melvin was...
  • 5 days ago
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Flowers’ homers beat A’s, who lose 5-4 in 12 innings

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at U.S. Cellular Field For the first time since July 26, the anemic A’s hit back-to-back homers on Monday night. Oakland had gone back-to-back three...
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Updates on A’s Sean Doolittle, Eric O’Flaherty, John Jaso

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at U.S. Cellular Field Sean Doolittle (intercostal strain) threw 20 pitches off the mound today and he felt so good, he was actually more focused on the...
  • 6 days ago
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A’s 2015 schedule features final home dates vs. Giants

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser in Chicago The A’s schedule for next season is out, and the interleague portion is against the NL West. Oakland will play host to the Padres,...
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A’s lose ugly on bullpen’s walkathon in ninth — seven back with 20 to play

SFGate.com (John Shea) — Twenty games to go. Seven games back. Two more trips, the first beginning Monday in Chicago. One more homestand. The A’s need a lot of help from the Angels – can you say, “1995 all over again”?...
  • 7 days ago
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A’s players might not want to talk wild card, but ticket department does

SFGate.com (John Shea) — Just received a news release from the A’s stating this: “A’s Wild Card and ALDS Tickets On Sale Monday, Sept. 15.” The cold reality: Despite last night’s dramatic win, the A’s still trail the...
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Reddick’s double, Lowrie’s single give A’s walkoff win

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at the Coliseum Walk-off pie was on the menu at the Coliseum again on Saturday, for the first time in a long time. For more than a month, the A’s have...
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