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A's have way more to play for than Twins

A's have way more to play for than Twins

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September 21 Two second-place teams that enter the final 10 days of the regular season worlds apart in the playoff picture go head-to-head when the Minnesota Twins and Oakland Athletics open a three-game series on Friday night. FULL STORY

A's go for 7th in a row vs. Orioles

A's go for 7th in a row vs. Orioles

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September 12 The Athletics beat the Orioles 10-0 on Wednesday night to extend their winning streak to six games and will try to complete the sweep at Camden Yards. FULL STORY

M's, A's set to open four-game series

M's, A's set to open four-game series

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August 29 Mariners left-hander Wade LeBlanc (7-3, 3.92 ERA) is scheduled to open the series against A's right-hander Frankie Montas (5-3, 3.75), who will be promoted from Triple-A in order to make the start. FULL STORY

A's, Astros meet for final series of the season

A's, Astros meet for final series of the season

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August 26 With 32 games left on the schedule, the Houston Astros are in the throes of the pennant race they avoided last season when they claimed the American League West by 21 games. FULL STORY

Rangers try to slow down A's, Davis

Rangers try to slow down A's, Davis

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August 22 The Texas Rangers' hottest pitcher, Mike Minor, has the unenviable task of trying to slow down one of baseball's hottest hitters, the Oakland Athletics' Khris Davis, when the two American League West FULL STORY

Mariners, A's enter series on an upward trajectory

Mariners, A's enter series on an upward trajectory

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August 12 Seattle left-hander Marco Gonzales (12-7, 3.79 ERA) and Oakland left-hander Sean Manaea (10-8, 3.50) kick off a series that begins with the A's (70-48) 1 1/2 games up on the Mariners (69-50). FULL STORY

Dodgers in search of first win in Oakland in 17 years

Dodgers in search of first win in Oakland in 17 years

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August 06 Dodgers left-hander Rich Hill (4-4, 3.63 ERA) will face his former team for the first time since being traded in 2016, opposed by A's ace Sean Manaea (10-7, 3.38). FULL STORY

A's add reliever Familia as they head into Texas heat

A's add reliever Familia as they head into Texas heat

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July 22 Newly acquired reliever Jeurys Familia arrived at his new home clubhouse on Sunday for his first game with the Oakland Athletics roughly an hour before the first pitch against the San Francisco Giants in game three of the Bay Bridge Series. FULL STORY

Scherzer starts against Sale in All-Star Game

Scherzer starts against Sale in All-Star Game

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July 16 Washington right-hander Max Scherzer will oppose Boston left-hander Chris Sale in a repeat of last year's Midsummer Classic matchup. It marks the first time since 1940 (Red Ruffing of the New York Yankees vs. Paul Derringer of the Cincinnati Reds) FULL STORY

A's aim for second straight win vs. Blue Jays

A's aim for second straight win vs. Blue Jays

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May 17 Despite losing their starting pitcher Andrew Triggs in the third inning Thursday, the A's used two-run homers from Khris Davis and Matt Chapman and a three-run shot from Matt Olson to beat the Blue Jays 10-5 in the opener of a four-game series. FULL STORY

 

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