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Oakland A's endure more misery in Kansas City, fall to Royals 6-4

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — In their first game back since their wild-card loss last season, the A's give up two runs in the eighth and lose to the Royals.
  • 16 hr 24 min ago

Oakland A's, firefighters cover Little League theft loss

Inside Bay Area (By Rebecca Parr <a href='mailto:rparr@baya) — Thieves stole an estimated $7,000 from the league's annual fundraiser. The baseball team and firefighters donated $2,000 to cover the insurance deductible, and then some.
  • 1 day 6 hr ago

A's-Royals pitching matchups

Inside Bay Area (Bay Area News Group) — A's AT KANSAS CITYFriday: A's Sonny Gray (1-0, 0.59) vs. Royals' Jeremy Guthrie (1-0, 5.14), 5:10 p.m.
  • 1 day 15 hr ago

A's Billy Butler stoked about going to Kansas City

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Billy Butler played for the Royals for eight seasons, and the A's news designated hitter admits he's excited about going back this weekend to see old friends and collect his American League...
  • 2 days ago

Jed Lowrie leads Houston Astros past Oakland A's

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Former A's shortstop Jed Lowrie drives in three runs with a homer and double in Houston Astros 6-1 victory over Oakland
  • 2 days ago

Oakland A's shut out Houston Astros behind sharp Kendall Graveman performance

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Kendall Graveman goes 5.1 shutout innings in earning his first big-league victory.
  • 3 days ago

San Jose takes fight against MLB to U.S. Supreme Court

Inside Bay Area (By Howard Mintz <a href='mailto:hmintz@mer) — San Jose to ask U.S. Supreme Court to take up legal battle against Major League Baseball over stalled Oakland A's move to South Bay
  • 3 days ago

A's crush Astros 8-1

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Oakland A's get another brilliant start from Scott Kazmir and hit three home runs in demolition of Houston Astros.
  • 4 days ago
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Cruz, Mariners spoil A's ninth-inning comeback

Inside Bay Area (By Carl Steward <a href='mailto:csteward@b) — Seattle's Nelson Cruz homers in 10th after Oakland scored four times in the ninth off closer Fernando Rodney
  • 5 days ago
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A's win-lose pattern continues with 5-4 loss to Mariners in 11 innings

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Brad Miller doubled home Logan Morrison with one out in the 11th off lefty reliever Fernando Abad to lift Seattle over Oakland
  • 6 days ago
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A's Mark Canha earns another start as Josh Reddick works his way back

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey jhickey@bayareanewsgroup<br) — Mark Canha, enjoying a hot start to the season, started and batted second for the Oakland A's on Saturday as Josh Reddick prepared for a return Sunday
  • 6 days ago
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A's rout Mariners as Canha continues hot hitting

Inside Bay Area (By Jimmy Durkin <a href='mailto:jdurkin@ba) — The Oakland A's scored 11 runs in the first four innings and pounded the Seattle Mariners, favored by many to win the American League West.
  • 7 days ago
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A's-Mariners pitching matchups

Inside Bay Area (Bay Area News Group) — Oakland-A's-Seattle Mariners series at a glance
  • 8 days ago
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A's Graveman is pounded in 10-1 loss to Texas

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — The Texas Rangers batter Oakland A's starter Kendall Graveman early and often in 10-1 victory.
  • 8 days ago
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#Oakland @Athletics #BringBackCelebration: Social media reaction

Inside Bay Area (By George Kelly Bay Area News Group) — Here's how fans responded to the team's substitution of (and return to) a longtime post-game victory tradition this week
  • 8 days ago
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Oakland's Kazmir, Canha dominate Texas Rangers

Inside Bay Area (By Jimmy Durkin <a href='mailto:jdurkin@ba) — Athletics Starting pitcher strikes out 10 in 10-0 win; rookie utility player has 3 hits, 4 RBI in first MLB game
  • 9 days ago
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Oakland A's agree to terms with outfielder Cody Ross

Inside Bay Area (By Jimmy Durkin <a href='mailto:jdurkin@ba) — Cody Ross expected to give the Athletics some right-handed pop; he was with the Giants in 2010 and was MVP of the National League Championship Series.
  • 10 days ago
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Oakland A's agree to terms with outfielder Cody Ross

Inside Bay Area (By Jimmy Durkin <a href='mailto:jdurkin@ba) — Cody Ross expected to give the Athletics some right-handed pop; he was with the Giants in 2010 and was MVP of the National League Championship Series.
  • 10 days ago
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A's bats silent in loss to Rangers

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — A's hitters didn't get the chance to do much against Texas starter Colby Lewis and didn't capitalize on their big chance against the Rangers bullpen Tuesday in a 3-1 loss.
  • 10 days ago
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Report: A's have interest in outfielder Cody Ross

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Oakland Athletics need outfield depth with Coco Crisp sidelined for several more weeks; Ross is a former Giant who has been waived by the Arizona Diamondbacks.
  • 10 days ago
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Blog Articles

Billy Butler, Oakland A’s return to Kansas City

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Kauffman Stadium Man, do they love Billy Butler here! He poked his head out from the dugout before the A’s team stretch and was greeted with...
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Ben Zobrist out of Oakland A’s lineup with sore heel

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Minute Maid Park Manager Bob Melvin said that Ben Zobrist is getting the night off because of some right heel soreness; it’s not a major issue...
  • 2 days ago
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Super Sam Fuld is doing it all for A’s

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser Sam Fuld is holding down the leadoff spot for the A’s in Coco Crisp’s absence – and he has five multi-hit games, including two doubles...
  • 3 days ago
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Home in Houston, Scott Kazmir wins again for Oakland A’s

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Minute Maid Park Scott Kazmir grew up on the north side of Houston and he still lives nearby. And he certainly doesn’t mind facing the hometown...
  • 4 days ago
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Ex-A’s shortstop Lowrie on challenges for Marcus Semien

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Minute Maid Park One played at Stanford, one at Cal, but Jed Lowrie and Marcus Semien definitely have something in common – both spent the early...
  • 4 days ago
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Josh Reddick joins A’s, starts today in right field

SFGate.com (John Shea) — Josh Reddick was activated from the disabled list, and he’ll be welcomed into the 2015 season by none other than A’s killer Felix Hernandez, who starts for Seattle in today’s...
  • 6 days ago
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Drew Pomeranz and the Oakland A’s Michigan helmet

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at the Coliseum Bob Melvin presented Drew Pomeranz – who worked seven shutout innings last night – with the “Player of the Game”...
  • 7 days ago
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Tough to gauge A’s on first series of season

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at the Coliseum Are the A’s the shutout-throwing, super-defense, plus-plus-run differential team they appeared to be on Monday and Wednesday vs. the...
  • 8 days ago
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“Celebration” back in a semi-compromise; A’s morning notes

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at the Coliseum You heard right last night: Kool and the Gang’s “Celebration” returned after Oakland’s win after the team had...
  • 8 days ago
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Oakland A’s nix “Celebration” at Coliseum this week

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at the Coliseum A’s closer Sean Doolittle was going through the high-five line postgame after Oakland’s Opening Night victory over the Rangers...
  • 10 days ago
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What the Rangers say about Oakland A’s Sonny Gray

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at the Coliseum Texas manager Jeff Bannister said that the Rangers did have a good idea of how they were going to attack Sonny Gray tonight. Gray, though,...
  • 11 days ago
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Oakland A’s Sonny Gray working on something special

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at the Coliseum Sonny Gray has not allowed a hit through the first six innings at the Coliseum, and the new-look A’s have a 4-0 lead over the...
  • 11 days ago
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Opening Night for A’s: lineup, losing streak, first pitches

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at the Coliseum It’s a sellout here at the Coliseum tonight, with Sonny Gray matching up against the Rangers’ Yovani Gallardo. The new...
  • 11 days ago
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What’s your Oakland A’s prediction?

SFGate.com (Vlae Kershner) — It’s time for our annual prediction contest. This is a tough year to figure out where the A’s will wind up. They look to most of the formulas like a .500-ish team, but 81-81 is...
  • 13 days ago
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Details of Coco Crisp’s surgery; no timetable for return

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at the Coliseum A’s trainer Nick Paparesta said that team orthopedist Dr. Jon Dickinson removed two loose bodies (bone chips) from Coco...
  • 13 days ago
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Coco Crisp increasingly likely to go on Oakland A’s DL

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Tempe Diablo Stadium Manager Bob Melvin said that Coco Crisp did not come through today’s action at minor-league camp as well as hoped. Crisp,...
  • 17 days ago
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Latest on final Oakland A’s rotation, roster

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Hohokam Stadium I’ve been writing all of this for more than a week, but because I still get asked every day, I will provide the A’s...
  • 18 days ago
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Oakland A’s Sam Fuld still adjusting after injury to jaw

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Hohokam Stadium Sam Fuld, hit in by a throw en route to first base a week earlier, hasn’t been wearing a protective device for his face since...
  • 20 days ago
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Oakland A’s Billy Burns leads majors in hits

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Ariz. Billy Burns had four hits today and scored three runs, and the A’s minor-league outfielder has 24 hits this...
  • 20 days ago
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Oakland A’s Mark Canha showing flair for dramatic homers

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Hohokam Stadium Mark Canha, who hit a two-out, two-run homer two days earlier to tie a game against the Brewers in the ninth inning, followed that up...
  • 21 days ago
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