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A's must beat Verlander, Astros to gain ground

A's must beat Verlander, Astros to gain ground

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August 16 Two veteran pitchers who have had trouble keeping the ball in the park this season seek to cool hot-hitting opponents when the Houston Astros host the Oakland Athletics on Friday night for the second time in their four-game series. FULL STORY

A's take aim at Astros in AL West showdown

A's take aim at Astros in AL West showdown

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August 15 The Athletics' longshot bid to catch the Houston Astros in the American League West begins Thursday night when the clubs open a four-game series in Oakland. FULL STORY

Oakland's Fiers puts hot streak on line vs. Yanks

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August 21 Right-hander Mike Fiers will attempt to extend his streak of unbeaten starts to 19 and the host Oakland Athletics will go for a second consecutive win over the New York Yankees when the clubs continue their three-game series Wednesday night. FULL STORY

A's release veteran RHP Estrada

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August 20 Right-hander Marco Estrada went from the Oakland Athletics' No. 2 starter to free agent in the course of this year, as the club released the veteran Tuesday. FULL STORY

A's calling up hard-throwing LHP Puk

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August 20 The Oakland Athletics are bringing one of their top pitching prospects to the major leagues as hard-throwing left-hander A.J. Puk will be called up for the first time, according to multiple reports. FULL STORY

German goes for 8th straight W as Yanks visit A's

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August 19 The Oakland Athletics get a rematch with the team that ended their season a year ago when they open a three-game series against the visiting New York Yankees on Tuesday night. FULL STORY

Fan signed by A's strikes out side in pro debut

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August 19 The fan who landed a contract with the Oakland A's after throwing a 96-mph fastball struck out the side in his first professional inning. FULL STORY

Greinke hopes to snap Astros out of funk vs. A's

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August 18 Newcomer Zack Greinke hopes to continue a personal winning streak while ending his team's skid when the right-hander leads the visiting Houston Astros up against the Oakland Athletics in the finale of a four-game series on Sunday afternoon. FULL STORY

A's seek to gain more ground on Astros

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August 17 The visiting Houston Astros and Oakland Athletics are expected to trot out new looks Saturday afternoon when the American League West front-runners continue their four-game series. FULL STORY

A's add RHP Harvey on minor league deal

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August 15 With their battle for an American League playoff spot in full force despite a short-handed rotation for much of this season, the Oakland A's agreed on a minor league contract with veteran right-hander Matt Harvey. FULL STORY