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Oakland A's cruise past Astros 10-1

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Josh Donaldson hits two home runs, and A's starter Scott Kazmir improves to 3-0.
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Oakland A's reliever Ryan Cook progressing toward later innings

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Ryan Cook pitching well after starting season on disabled list, and A's manager Bob Melvin might soon use him to pitch the ninth.
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A's Jim Johnson back in closer mix

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Oakland A's pitcher Jim Johnson part of closer-by-committee, manager Bob Melvin says
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A's A.J. Griffin getting second opinion on injured elbow

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Injured Oakland A's pitcher A.J. Griffin to see another doctor about elbow injury
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Oakland Athletics-Houston Astros pitching matchups

Inside Bay Area (Bay Area News Group) — A's AT HOUSTONThursday: A's Scott Kazmir (2-0, 1.65) vs. Astros' Brett Oberholtzer (0-3, 3.04), 5:10 p.
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A's lose again to Rangers, fall out of first place

Inside Bay Area (By Steve Corkran <a href='mailto:scorkran@) — Texas Rangers sweep Oakland A's and take half-game lead in American League West
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A's reject initial 10-year lease deal in Oakland

Inside Bay Area (By Matt Artz Oakland Tribune) — OAKLAND -- The Oakland A's quickly rejected a lease extension offer Tuesday night that would have kept them playing at the O.
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A's edged by Rangers again

Inside Bay Area (By Steve Corkran <a href='mailto:scorkran@) — Oakland A's see one-run ninth-inning lead evaporate in 5-4 loss to Texas Rangers
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Oakland: With Warriors gone, Coliseum City faces new hurdles

Inside Bay Area (By Matthew Artz Oakland Tribune) — Compounding the news that the Golden State Warriors had purchased land to build an arena in San Francisco, the Oakland Raiders on Monday failed to meet a deadline for submitting a Letter of...
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A's catchers could be put to the test by Rangers

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Oakland's A.L. West showdown against Texas could come down to how the A's catchers can handle the Rangers' running game
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Donaldson-Lowrie switch pays off for A's

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — The Oakland Athletics are getting more production since swapping Nos. 2-3 hitters Josh Donaldson and Jed Lowrie.
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A's preview for Texas Rangers series

Inside Bay Area (Bay Area News Group) — Oakland A's-Texas Rangers pitching matchups, game times, TV information
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A's complete sweep of Astros

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — The Oakland Athletics tuned up for their first meeting of the season with the Texas Rangers by completing a sweep of the Houston Astros with a 4-1 win Sunday at the Coliseum.
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A's developing a rivalry with Texas Rangers

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Oakland A's and Texas Rangers appear to be the main contenders in the A.L, West for the third straight season.
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Former A's outfielder Sam Fuld picked up by Minnesota Twins

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Oakland A's designated Fuld for assignment, and he was claimed by Minnesota on Sunday
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Oakland A's rally past Houston Astros 4-3

Inside Bay Area (By Steve Corkran <a href='mailto:scorkran@) — Josh Reddick delivered a single to score Yoenis Cespedes to cap the A's three-run ninth-inning rally.
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Astros manager Bo Porter quiet about A's Jed Lowrie's controversial bunt

Inside Bay Area (By Steve Corkran <a href='mailto:scorkran@) — Oakland A’s Jed Lowrie says he doesn’t understand Porter’s angry reaction to his bunt Friday with 7-0 lead
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Sonny Gray benefits from Oakland A's seven-run first inning

Inside Bay Area (By Steve Corkran <a href='mailto:scorkran@) — The Oakland A's sign Sean Doolittle to a lengthy contract extension.
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A's give Sean Doolittle new five-year contract

Inside Bay Area (Bay Area News Group) — Oakland A's lefty Sean Doolittle has proved to be a valuable set-up man in the bullpen, and on Friday he was rewarded.
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A's preview for Houston Astros series

Inside Bay Area (Bay Area News Group) — Oakland A's-Houston Astros pitching matchups, game times, TV information
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Blog Articles

A’s crush Astros, Donaldson homers twice

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Minute Maid Park The Astros, for what ails the A’s. Oakland entered a four-game series at Minute Maid Park in the team’s first losing streak of the...
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A’s A.J. Griffin to get second opinion; elbow issue not improved

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Minute Maid Park Shutting A.J. Griffin down for more than a month does not seem to have resolved the discomfort the A’s starter was feeling. The...
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Sonny Gray, A’s lose 3-0 — three-game sweep for Rangers

SFGate.com (John Shea) — Sonny Gray finally met his match. The ace of the A’s was undefeated in his first four starts while posting a miniscule 1.80 ERA. That all four were quality starts didn’t begin to illustrate his...
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Why it’s Barton over Moss — and Coliseum authority accusing A’s of not paying rent

SFGate.com (John Shea) — Good pitching matchup in the matinee: lefty Martin Perez (3-0, 1.80) vs. Sonny Gray (3-0, 1.80). That plays a part in why Daric Barton is in the lineup and not Brandon Moss, who’s tied for fifth...
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Rangers score 2 in 9th to top A’s 5-4

SFGate.com (Steve Kroner) — By Steve Kroner   One out from taking a one-run victory Tuesday night, the A’s instead absorbed a one-run loss. The Rangers got to Luke Gregerson for two runs with two down in the ninth and...
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A’s response to Coliseum lease offer

SFGate.com (Steve Kroner) — The following is the A’s news release, in response to the Coliseum Authority’s announced offer of a 10-year lease: “The A’s received the Oakland-Alameda County Authority’s proposal...
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Coliseum Authority announces 10-year lease offer to A’s

SFGate.com (Steve Kroner) — The following is a news release made public at 8 p.m. from the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority: Oakland-Alameda County     Coliseum Authority     For Immediate Release...
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Injury updates and a 4-year anniversary

SFGate.com (Steve Kroner) — Steve Kroner subbing for Susan Slusser for Game 2 of the Rangers-A’s series at the Coliseum: First, injury updates for each team’s starting outfielders: the A’s Yoenis Céspedes...
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A’s don’t take advantage of chances vs. Darvish, fall to Rangers

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) —   From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at the Coliseum Yu Darvish is one of the few starters who doesn’t much enjoy working at the Coliseum. The Rangers star has had some rough outings in...
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Yoenis Cespedes not in A’s lineup for first time this season

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at the Coliseum Yoenis Cespedes is not in the lineup tonight, out with that right heel bruise he gets occasionally, but he’s available off the...
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Details on Sean Doolittle’s deal with A’s

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser The Chronicle has learned some details about Sean Doolittle’s new five-year deal with the A’s, including the fact that it will be based on his...
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A’s complete sweep of Astros with 4-1 win

SFGate.com (Steve Kroner) —   Jesse Chavez, pitcher of the century? That’s probably a bit of hyperbole for a 30-year-old right-hander who had made all of two career starts before this season. But by limiting the Astros...
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Melvin discusses defense’s struggles; Sunday’s lineups

SFGate.com (Steve Kroner) — Steve Kroner subbing for Susan Slusser as the A’s try for a three-game sweep of Houston at the Coliseum: First, the anomaly: The A’s have the best record in the American League at...
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More heroics from Josh Reddick as A’s top Astros in ninth

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at the Coliseum They took their sweet time about it, and didn’t play particularly well in the interim, but the A’s continued their mastery of the Astros...
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A’s Jed Lowrie “flabbergasted” by Astros’ response to bunt

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at the Coliseum Last night’s game featured some strangeness, with Astros manager Bo Porter getting bent out of shape about Jed Lowrie’s bunt...
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A’s score 7 in 1st, roll over Astros 11-3

SFGate.com (Steve Kroner) —   We’ve all heard the saying, “The game isn’t over until the last man is out.” At the Coliseum on Friday night, that saying wasn’t quite accurate. Try, “This game was effectively over before...
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Friday’s lineup includes Coco Crisp

SFGate.com (Steve Kroner) — Steve Kroner subbing for Susan Slusser for the opener of a three-game series against Houston at the Coliseum: A hamstring problem limited Coco Crisp to two pinch-hitting appearances during the...
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Long-term deal for Sean Doolittle

SFGate.com (Steve Kroner) —   Sitting in the A’s dugout Friday afternoon and talking with the media about his long-term deal with the organization, Sean Doolittle took a moment to absorb the news. “It still hasn’t...
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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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