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Inductee Tony La Russa gives his speech at Clark Sports Center during the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony on July 27, 2014 in Cooperstown, New York. La Russa managed for 33 seasons with 2,728 victories and led his teams to six pennants and three Worls Series titles. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: La Russa Honors His Players In Hall Of Fame Speech

Former A’s and Cardinals manager Tony La Russa singled out his former players in the audience as he was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame Sunday.

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ARLINGTON, TX - JULY 27: Scott Kazmir #26 of the Oakland Athletics throws in the first inning against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington on July 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

Oakland Athletics Beat Texas Rangers, 9-3

John Jaso drove in three runs, helping Scott Kazmir and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 9-3 Sunday night.

07/27/2014

Manager Tony LaRussa

Frank Thomas, Tony La Russa Inducted Into Baseball Hall Of Fame

Two former Oakland Athletic ball club members were inducted into the baseball’s Hall of Fame.

07/27/2014

Sean Doolittle #62 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates with Derek Norris #36 of the Oakland Athletics after the Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 5-1 at Globe Life Park in Arlington on July 26, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Gray Wins 6th Straight, A’s 4 HRs Beat Texas 5-1

Sonny Gray won his sixth straight decision, helped when the Oakland Athletics hit four home runs in a six-batter span to beat the Texas Rangers 5-1 Saturday night.

07/26/2014

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Rangers Use Record 31st Pitcher, Beat A’s 4-1

Jerome Williams pitched 6 solid innings in an unlikely start and Feliz got his first save in three seasons for the Rangers in a 4-1 victory over AL West-leading Oakland on Friday night.

07/25/2014

OAKLAND, CA - JULY 24: Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates as he rounds the bases after he hit a grand slam home run in the sixth inning of their game against the Houston Astros at O.co Coliseum on July 24, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Moss Reaches Another Milestone As Athletics Win 13-1 Over Astros

A warm day helped Brandon Moss reach another milestone and it helped Jeff Samardzija enjoy even more run support.

07/24/2014

9. Oakland Athletics (8-4)

A’s Designate Struggling Reliever Jim Johnson For Assignment

The man who was supposed to close games for the A’s this year won’t even be on the team as the team makes its final playoff push.

07/24/2014

OAKLAND, CA - JULY 23: Jesse Chavez #60 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Houston Astros during the first inning at O.co Coliseum on July 23, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s Hold Off Late Charge By Astros, Cespedes Homers Twice

Yoenis Cespedes homered twice and tied a career high with five RBIs before leaving with an apparent right thumb injury, and the Oakland Athletics held off the Houston Astros 9-7 on Wednesday night.

07/23/2014

San Francisco Giants v Philadelphia Phillies

Daily Madden: Long Games Take Their Toll On Catchers

Both the Giants and A’s played extra innings Tuesday night — the Giants beating the Phillies in 14 and the A’s losing to the Astros in 12.

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Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros slides into home plate to score a run past Derek Norris #36 of the Oakland Athletics during the third inning at O.co Coliseum on July 22, 2014 in Oakland. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s Fall To Astros In 12 Innings

L.J. Hoes homered with one out in the top of the 12th, and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 3-2 on Tuesday night for their first win in four tries at the Coliseum this year.

07/22/2014

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11. Pittsburgh Pirates (55-49)

Baseball Shots Of The Week – July 29, 2014

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your power rankings for the week ending on July 29th.

16. New York Yankees (50-47)

Baseball Shots Of The Week – July 22, 2014

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6. Los Angeles Dodgers (54-43)

Baseball Shots Of The Week – July 15, 2014

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1. Oakland Athletics (55-33)

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4. Detroit Tigers (44-34)

Baseball Shots Of The Week – July 1, 2014

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your power rankings for the week ending on July 1st.

5. Los Angeles Dodgers (42-35)

Baseball Shots Of The Week – June 24, 2014

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