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Oakland A's can't shake Houston Astros, lose in 12 innings

Inside Bay Area (By Carl Steward <a href='mailto:csteward@b) — Oakland A's lose out on chance to gain a game on the pursuing Los Angeles Angels.
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Hall of Fame baseball managers

Inside Bay Area (By Daniel Brown <a href='mailto:dbrown@mer) — Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa join accomplished group.
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Hall of Famer Tony La Russa still obsessing over the details

Inside Bay Area (By Daniel Brown <a href='mailto:dbrown@mer) — What made Oakland A's manager great also makes him wonder why his powerful squad only won one World Series in three chances.
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A's, Oakland council sign off on 10-year lease extension

Inside Bay Area (By Matthew Artz Oakland Tribune) — A's owner Lew Wolff said Tuesday that the team had agreed to lease modifications inserted into the lease agreement last week by the Oakland City Council. The deal is expected to be quickly...
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Oakland A's pitcher Tommy Milone not softening trade request

Inside Bay Area (By Carl Steward <a href='mailto:csteward@b) — Tommy Milone tells A's manager Bob Melvin that he'd prefer to stay with Oakland, but only if he's pitching in the majors and not at Triple-A Sacramento.
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Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony facts

Inside Bay Area (By Daniel Brown <a href='mailto:dbrown@mer) — Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux and Frank Thomas will join Expansion Era Committee electees Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa as the class of 2014.
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A's-Oakland sign off on 10-year lease extension

Inside Bay Area (By Matthew Artz Oakland Tribune) — A's Owner Lew Wolff said Tuesday that the team had agreed to lease modifications inserted into the lease agreement last week by the Oakland City Council. The deal is expected to be quickly...
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A's activate outfielder Josh Reddick from disabled list

Inside Bay Area (Bay Area News Group) — Josh Reddick, the Oakland A's right fielder, is back after missing most of the past two months with an injured right knee
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Oakland: Lightning strike briefly knocks out Coliseum power

Inside Bay Area (Bay City News Service) — The O.co Coliseum in Oakland briefly lost power when it was struck by lightning early this morning, an Oakland A's spokesman said.
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A's-Astros preview

Inside Bay Area (Bay Area News Group) — Oakland A's pitching matchups for series with Houston Astros
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Geracie: Revisiting the A's of 1989

Inside Bay Area (By Bud Geracie <a href='mailto:bgeracie@me) — My reunion with Jose Canseco, Dennis Eckersley, Dave Stewart, Tony La Russa and the World Series champion Oakland Athletics of 1989
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Demoted A's lefty Tommy Milone asking for a trade

Inside Bay Area (Wire services) — Milone was sent down after A's traded for Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel; the left-hander was 6-0 with a 2.62 ERA in last 11 starts before going to Sacramento.
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Stephen Vogt has become an Oakland A's fan favorite

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Oakland A's catcher Stephen Vogt has become a jack-of-all-trades for manager Bob Melvin, playing the outfield and first base in addition to his catching duties, and he's also making his presence...
  • 2 days ago

Sonny Gray, Oakland A's dispose of Baltimore Orioles

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Starter Sonny Gray allows just two hits over 6 2/3 innings, and the Oakland A's roll over the Baltimore Orioles 10-2.
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Oakland A's second baseman Eric Sogard gets rare start

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@mer) — Oakland A's second baseman Eric Sogard has been slumping and sees rare start as an opportunity
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Baltimore Orioles beat Oakland A's 8-4

Inside Bay Area (Jimmy Durkin <a href='mailto:jdurkin@bayar) — Jason Hammel is pummeled in his second start with the Oakland A's since the July 5 trade from the Chicago Cubs.
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1989 Oakland A's get to celebrate

Inside Bay Area (By Daniel Brown <a href='mailto:dbrown@mer) — Twenty-five years after sweeping the San Francisco Giants in the World Series that was interrupted by the Loma Prieta earthquake, the 1989 Oakland A's celebrate their championship
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1989 A's reunion: Memories, forgiveness and sadness

Inside Bay Area (By Daniel Brown <a href='mailto:dbrown@mer) — The 1989 Oakland A's World Series champions, in town for a 25th anniversary reunion, were full of good vibes including forgiveness of Jose Canseco, who wrote a tell-all book about steroids in...
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A's beat Orioles on Donaldson's walk-off homer

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Unable to get anything going for eight innings Friday night, the Oakland A's did what they do best, striking in the ninth when Josh Donaldson hit a three-run homer for a 5-4 win over the Baltimore...
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A's outfield still without Josh Reddick

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Coco Crisp in the lineup for the Oakland A's on Friday, but the center fielder has a stiff neck and is day-to-day, said manager Bob Melvin.
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Blog Articles

Callaspo to return soon; no more ‘Careless Whisper’

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at the Coliseum Alberto Callaspo could head out on a rehab assignment in the next day or two and return to Oakland on Sunday, the first day he’s...
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Astros edge A’s 3-2 in 12th inning on Hoes’ homer

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at the Coliseum Once upon a time, the Astros were the ugly duckling of the AL West – and before that, the NL Central. Now, Houston is starting to become a...
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Bob Melvin on Tommy Milone’s trade request, Josh Reddick plans

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at the Coliseum A’s manager Bob Melvin was asked about Tommy Milone’s trade request and he said he spoke to the left-hander briefly yesterday....
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Tommy Milone wouldn’t be adverse to trade from A’s

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser Tommy Milone was sent down last year, and then again this month – this time, despite being 6-0 with an ERA of 2.62 over his past 11 starts for...
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Sonny Gray, revved up offense push A’s to 10-2 win over O’s

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at the Coliseum Sonny Gray is having a sensational sophomore season – and he’s at his best, when the A’s need him most. Following Oakland losses this...
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Alberto Callaspo progressing, Eric Sogard in A’s lineup

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at the Coliseum Infielder Alberto Callaspo did some running on the field today for the first time since straining his hamstring at Seattle before the...
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Orioles pound Hammel, beat A’s 8-4

SFGate.com (Steve Kroner) — By Steve Kroner Minutes after a sellout crowd at the Coliseum had been treated to a powerful ceremony for a powerful team – the 1989 World Series champion A’s – things turned powerfully sour for...
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A’s face nemesis Chen; Melvin recalls ‘phenomenal’ 1989 team

SFGate.com (Steve Kroner) — Steve Kroner subbing for Susan Slusser for Game 2 of the Orioles-A’s series at the Coliseum: The A’s are facing right-hander Wei-Yin Chen, who has handled Oakland to the tune of a  3-0...
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Donaldson’s 3-run HR gives A’s 5-4 win over Orioles

SFGate.com (Steve Kroner) — By Steve Kroner   Josh Donaldson certainly has a flair for the dramatic. The A’s All-Star third baseman jolted a Zach Britton pitch to left-center for a no-doubt, three-run homer in the ninth...
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Seeing Machado again, Lansford on the ’89 team and Friday’s lineups

SFGate.com (Steve Kroner) — Steve Kroner subbing for Susan Slusser for the opener of a three-game series at the Coliseum between the AL East-leading Orioles and the AL West-leading A’s: This is the first meeting...
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Oakland Council discussing A’s lease deal

SFGate.com (Will Kane) — Oakland’s City Council is fervently discussing the terms of a deal to keep the Oakland A’s playing in the O.co Coliseum for another ten years. Roll call: @jeanquan wearing green...
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A’s-heavy AL All-Stars beat NL 5-3

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Target Field There were more A’s on the field, but for the second year in a row, it was a Yankees player who dominated the All-Star festivities. Last...
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Even at All-Star Game, A’s can get overlooked

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Target Field So the A’s avoided their annual All-Star snub of just getting one or two representatives selected – they have a heap of...
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A’s Yoenis Cespedes defends Derby crown with ease

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Target Field Yoenis Cespedes’ top competition as he traveled through the new Home Run Derby format was, as it turned out, his own A’s teammate....
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A’s Josh Donaldson modeled swing on Jose Bautista’s

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Target Field A quick look at the All-Star Home Run Derby event, just about to get underway after a rain delay. It’s interesting that Jose...
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Watch the A’s fail miserably at spelling Jeff Samardzija’s name

SFGate.com (Katie Dowd) — Video: Can Jeff’s New Teammates Spell Samardzija? This exercise goes about the way you’d expect. At Monday’s All-Star Game media scrum, Fox Sports went around asking pitcher Jeff...
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Many A’s past and present at All-Star Game

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Target Field Not only is the current A’s team well represented in the 2014 All-Star team, but also Oakland players of the past are getting some love....
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Josh Donaldson will hit eighth for the American League

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — AL manager John Farrell announced that A’s third baseman Josh Donaldson will be batting eighth in the American League lineup for Tuesday’s All-Star Game. Farrell cited Donaldson as an...
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Sonny Gray helps A’s beat Seattle; Oakland has 59 wins at break

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Safeco Field Emerging from their Felix-Iwakuma funk, the A’s used their usual first-half formula to cram another win onto their record before the...
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Scott Kazmir is A’s All-Star “chaperone,” picking some costs, too

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Safeco Field With no A’s club officials (no PR person, travel secretary, translator, etc.) going with the All-Star traveling party – Scott...
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