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Yoenis Cespedes returns to Oakland Coliseum, asks The Question

Inside Bay Area (By Jimmy Durkin <a href='mailto:jdurkin@ba) — Former A's outfielder and All Star Yoenis Cespedes, now with Detroit Tigers, wonders if A's management wants to win.
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On deck: Oakland Athletics vs. Detroit Tigers

Inside Bay Area (Bay Area News Group) — A's-Tigers pitching matchups for their three-game series.
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A's beat Rays 7-2 behind Sonny Gray and three homeruns

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Team comes home to face Detroit Tigers and Yoenis Cespedes in Memorial Day matinee
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A's blank Tampa Bay as Graveman throws six shutout innings

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Oakland A's righty Kendall Graveman comes up from minors and limits Rays to three hits
  • 2 days ago

Zobrist, Doolittle should rejoin A's in Oakland next week

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Oakland Athletics' Ben Zobrist will presumably be in A's starting lineup Monday against the Detroit Tigers, and Sean Doolittle will likely be on active roster mid-week; Ken Korach due back in...
  • 2 days ago
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For Oakland A's, another loss, another error

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Ron Washington's now on board as a coach, and he sees the A's lose, struggle on offense and commit another miscue on defense.
  • 2 days ago
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Washington back with A's, helping Semien find 'rhythm'

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Four hours before the first pitch, Ron Washington was once again back on the field, doing what he does best, teaching baseball.
  • 3 days ago

Coco Crisp not having neck surgery that could be career-ending

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Oakland A's outfielder Coco Crisp will try rest and rehabilitation for his neck
  • 3 days ago

A's put pitcher Mujica on disabled list, Crisp likely is next

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Reliever Edward Mujica was pitching well for the Oakland A's since being acquired from the Boston Red Sox, but he suffered a thumb fracture after being hit by a line drive; decision likely to...
  • 3 days ago

Rays 3, A's 0: Oakland looks to be quickly losing confidence as it self-destructs again in the seventh inning

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — The A's bring in infield coach Ron Washington, who will help players like shortstop Marcus Semien, who has 16 errors, the worst total in baseball
  • 3 days ago
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Gallego thought he was out when Washington hired

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — When the Oakland A's hired Ron Washington to mentor the infielders, Mike Gallego figured his days as third base coach might be numbered.
  • 4 days ago
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A's officially bring back Ron Washington

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — The A's made it official Thursday with the announcement of the hiring of former Texas manager Ron Washington as a major league coach.
  • 4 days ago
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A's lose to Houston; are they sending SOS to Ron Washington?

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Oakland A's might be in process of bringing back Ron Washington, former Texas Rangers manager and A's infield coach, to help error-prone infielders Marcus Semien and Brett Lawrie
  • 5 days ago
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A's outfielder Coco Crisp probably out at least through weekend

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Oakland A's left fielder Coco Crisp injured his neck diving for a ball; manager Bob Melvin unsure if Crisp will have to spend time on the disabled list.
  • 5 days ago
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Oakland A's errors of their ways

Inside Bay Area (By Daniel Brown <a href='mailto:dbrown@mer) — A's had committed 22 errors in a 15-game stretch until playing error-free Tuesday night
  • 5 days ago
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A's lose to Astros, see Crisp leave with neck injury

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Ace Sonny Gray unable to guide Oakland to second straight win
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A's get good news about Jarrod Parker's elbow surgery

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Right-hander won't require a third Tommy John surgery after successful procedure on fracture
  • 5 days ago
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Coco Crisp leaves A's game with neck pain

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — A's left fielder Coco Crisp left Tuesday's game against the Houston Astros because of neck pain.
  • 5 days ago
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A's lefty Drew Pomeranz could be headed to disabled list

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Drew Pomeranz left Monday's game against the Houston Astros in the fifth because of shoulder tightness; he will skip trip to Tampa Bay and head back to Bay Area to be examined.
  • 6 days ago
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Oakland A's win a one-run game, beat Houston Astros 2-1

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — A's once again find the confines of Minute Maid Park to be friendly; starter Drew Pomeranz leaves in the fifth inning with left shoulder tightness.
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Blog Articles

Kevin Cash on Kendall Graveman and other postgame tidbits

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Tropicana Field Kendall Graveman was great today, much more the sinker-cutter wonder we saw during the spring. Here’s what Tampa Bay manager...
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Brett Lawrie ‘a little banged up,’ out of A’s lineup

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Tropicana Field Quick hits from pregame here in St. Pete: Brett Lawrie is out of the lineup today and probably tomorrow, given the artificial turf....
  • 2 days ago

Tidbits from tonight’s A’s loss at Tampa Bay

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Tropicana Field Are there any positives for the A’s at all these days? Well, only a few, but sure, Ben Zobrist comes back Monday (he’s...
  • 2 days ago
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No surgery for Coco Crisp’s neck injury, just rest, rehab

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Tropicana Field As Bob Melvin had indicated earlier in the week when Coco Crisp reinjured his neck, it’s the same problem Crisp had last season,...
  • 3 days ago
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Drew Pomeranz gets cortisone shot; Graveman to start

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Tropicana Field Drew Pomeranz received a cortisone shot for his AC joint soreness, and the A’s starter, already on the DL, will resume throwing...
  • 4 days ago
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Ron Washington likely to join A’s in Tampa; other Oakland A’s news

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Minute Maid Park Ron Washington is close to returning to the A’s, as I reported in this morning’s newspaper and online last night.  He...
  • 5 days ago
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Coco Crisp leaves Oakland A’s game with injury

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Minute Maid Park Coco Crisp was injured on the play shown at left, chasing down (and deflecting) a double by Colby Rasmus in the second inning of...
  • 5 days ago
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Oakland A’s Drew Pomeranz is a DL possibility

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle staff Writer Susan Slusser at Minute Maid Park Left-hander Drew Pomeranz is getting sent back to the Bay Area to be checked out after coming out of Monday night’s game with AC...
  • 6 days ago
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On Oakland A’s – gasp! – one-run win; can they win 2 in row?

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — The A’s won a one-run game for just the second time in 15 tries tonight, beating the first-place Astros 2-1 behind a standout performance from the bullpen. So now, the idea is to build on...
  • 6 days ago
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Davis on DL, Gentry recalled and Sunday’s lineups

SFGate.com (Steve Kroner) —     Steve Kroner subbing for Susan Slusser for the finale of the A’s homestand, as they face the White Sox.   The man near first base in the photo is Ben Zobrist, as he was running...
  • 8 days ago
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Oakland A’s look at next homestand for Ben Zobrist’s return

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at the Coliseum It appears as if Ben Zobrist will be back in the A’s lineup a week from Monday at home – because he’s such a...
  • 8 days ago
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Jesse Hahn takes on Carlos Rodon as A’s open three-game set against White Sox

SFGate.com (Lev Facher) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Lev Facher at the Coliseum The A’s, in major need of a series win after falling to 13-23 on Wednesday, face a talented but inexperienced arm tonight in the opener...
  • 9 days ago
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Oakland A’s Sonny Gray vs. Boston’s Wade Miley in series finale

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at the Coliseum #Atheltics vs. #RedSox: pic.twitter.com/yXYcKzYZSD — Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) May 13, 2015 It’s the A’s ace, Sonny...
  • 12 days ago
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Drew Pomeranz a real key as A’s end losing streak

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at the Coliseum Drew Pomeranz had walked five men in his previous outing, and free passes were starting to really sink the A’s pitching staff as a...
  • 12 days ago
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Dreadful defense does Oakland A’s in at Seattle

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Safeco Field Another stinker that I’m not sure is worth a blog, but since I’m not writing much about this actual game for the paper,...
  • 15 days ago
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Video of A’s starter Jarrod Parker’s elbow injury

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser in Seattle Warning: this shows Jarrod Parker’s elbow injury at Nashville last night, and it is difficult to watch: Your browser does not support...
  • 16 days ago
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Oakland A’s shut A.J. Griffin down with shoulder issue

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Safeco Field A.J. Griffin, who had Tommy John surgery before last season, was shut down yesterday two innings into a scheduled three-inning simulated...
  • 16 days ago
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Who’s left to try in Oakland A’s bullpen?

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Target Field Tonight’s game wasn’t even blog-worthy. The A’s were outplayed in every facet in a 13-0 loss, so much so that for extra...
  • 18 days ago
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Big decision looms for A’s: Keep Billy Burns or not?

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Target Field On paper, it looks simple. Billy Burns is batting .368 and has been on base in all four games he’s led off. Craig Gentry has options...
  • 19 days ago
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Oakland A’s bullpen might be used differently tonight

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Target Field Unhappy with the performance of the A’s bullpen? Try being manager Bob Melvin, who’s tried pretty much every combination this...
  • 19 days ago
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