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Tougher Life – A’s Fans Or Wahoos From ‘Major League’

Six months ago, the A’s had the best team in baseball, but already half of the team that lost in the wild card playoff game are gone. The (fairly well to do) owner says they can’t afford high-priced players and he demands to move the team, but somehow they keep winning.

12/10/2014

Jon Lester in the Oakland dugout last August.  (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Free Agent Jon Lester Picks Cubs Over Giants, Red Sox

The bidding war over the services of former A’s starter Jon Lester wrapped up overnight with with the Ace picking the rebuilding Cubs over a collection of other suitors including the last two world champions.

12/10/2014

A's v Yankees

Star Exodus From Oakland Is No Reason For A’s Fans To Lose Faith

After a series of high-profile (and cost cutting) trades, it’s currently en vogue to take a swipe at the Billy Beane pinata. I’ll pass, and here’s why: the A’s, under Billy Beane, have been incredibly successful.

12/09/2014

San Francisco Giants v Oakland Athletics

Oakland A’s Trade All-Star Josh Donaldson To Toronto

Oakland traded All-Star third baseman Josh Donaldson to the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night for third baseman Brett Lawrie, left-hander Sean Nolin, right-hander Kendall Graveman and minor league shortstop Franklin Barreto.

11/28/2014

Billy Butler #16 of the Kansas City Royals scores in the second inning off a hit by Alex Gordon #4 against the San Francisco Giants during Game Seven of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

A’s Reportedly Sign Veteran DH Billy Butler To 3-Year Deal

The Oakland Athletics have apparently agreed to a three year contract with Kansas City fan favorite Billy Butler.

11/19/2014

Former Major League Baseball player Jose Canseco. (Photo By Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Jose Canseco’s 7 Funniest Tweets About Selling His Shot-Off Finger On eBay

As a member of the Oakland Athletics, Jose Canseco gained fame as the first person ever to steal 40 bases and blast 40 homers in the same year. Now in retirement, Canseco may become the first (we hope) to successfully sell a finger he shot off on eBay.

11/18/2014

Pitcher Barry Zito #75 of the San Francisco Giants poses during spring training photo day on March 1, 2012 in Scottsdale, Arizona.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Ex-Giant, Athletic Barry Zito Plans To Pitch Again In Majors

Former Giants and A’s pitcher Barry Zito wants to pitch again in the Major Leagues.

11/14/2014

Alvin Dark

Former Giants, Athletics Manager Alvin Dark Dies; Won World Series As Both Player And Manager

Alvin Dark, manager of the San Francisco Giants in the 1960s and the Oakland Athletics in the 1970s following a stellar career as a player – has died at the age of 92.

11/13/2014

Jean Quan, Libby Schaaf

Oakland Mayor-Elect Libby Schaaf Will ‘Fight Like Hell’ To Keep A’s, Raiders In Town

Schaaf said she hopes to expand on Mayor Jean Quan’s Coliseum City project, and wants to keep the Oakland A’s and Oakland Raiders in town.

11/06/2014

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Dodgers Grab Longtime A’s Assistant Farhan Zaidi To Become New General Manager

The Los Angeles Dodgers agreed to hire Oakland Athletics assistant GM Farhan Zaidi as the club’s new general manager, a person with knowledge of the negotiations said.

11/05/2014

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3. Washington Nationals (96-66)

Baseball Shots Of The Week – October 1, 2014

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

23. Cincinnati Reds (72-84)

Baseball Shots Of The Week – September 24, 2014

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your power rankings for the week ending on September 24th.

20. Miami Marlins (72-76)

Baseball Shots Of The Week – September 17, 2014

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your power rankings for the week ending on September 17th.

Baseball Shots Of The Week – September 9, 2014

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your power rankings for the week ending on September 9th.

8. Kansas City Royals (74-62)

Baseball Shots Of The Week – September 2, 2014

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your power rankings for the week ending on September 2nd.

8. Los Angeles Dodgers (74-57)

Baseball Shots Of The Week – August 27, 2014

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your power rankings for the week ending on August 27th.

5. Washington Nationals (69-53)

Baseball Shots Of The Week – August 19, 2014

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your power rankings for the week ending on August 19th.

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