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5 Teams That Should Replace The Giants As A’s Rivals

Sure it’s fun to see the A’s play at AT&T or enjoy the Giants at a discount over at O.Co, but calling them true rivals has always been a bit of a stretch.

07/09/2014

A general view during the Oakland Athletics game against the Seattle Mariners at O.co Coliseum on June 16, 2013 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Oakland Reportedly In Talks To Level Coliseum In 2015

The A’s have been in turbulent talks for weeks with Oakland and Alameda County officials over a new 10-year-lease at the aging O.Co Coliseum, but that may be moot if Raiders representatives can push through a plan to tear down the stadium and get a new NFL venue built in half that time.

07/09/2014

Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics pitches in the top of the first inning against the San Francisco Giants at O.co Coliseum on July 8, 2014 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Surging A’s Dominate Giants In Game 2 Of Bay Bridge Series

Sonny Gray struck out eight to win his third straight decision, and the Oakland Athletics beat the San Francisco Giants 6-1 on Tuesday night for their sixth consecutive victory.

07/08/2014

Craig Gentry #3 of the Oakland Athletics steals second base, beating the throw to Brandon Crawford #35 of the San Francisco Giants in the bottom of the fifth inning at O.co Coliseum on July 7, 2014 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: A’s, Giants Appear Headed In Different Directions

“The A’s looked a lot fresher,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew. “They looked quicker, they looked like they’re into it.”

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Jed Lowrie #8 and Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics celebrate after scoring in the bottom of the sixth inning against the San Francisco Giants at O.co Coliseum on July 7, 2014 in Oakland. Lowrie and Donaldson scored on a two-run rbi double hit by Alberto Callaspo #7. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Chavez Strikes Out 9, A’s Shut Out Giants In Bay Bridge Series Opener

Jesse Chavez matched a career high with nine strikeouts in six innings, and three relievers pitched scoreless ball to lead the Oakland Athletics past the San Francisco Giants 5-0 on Monday night for their fifth straight win.

07/07/2014

Josh Donaldson

Daily Madden: All-Star Selections Honor The A’s

Six players from the Oakland A’s have been selected for the All-Star game, the most since 1975.

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SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 6: San Francisco Giants players high-five after beating the San Diego Padres 5-3 in a baseball game at Petco Park July 6, 2014 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Lincecum Leads Giants To 5-3 Win Over Padres

Tim Lincecum took a shutout into the seventh inning against the San Diego Padres, the team he no-hit 11 days ago, to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 5-3 victory Sunday.

07/06/2014

Jeff Samardzija

A’s Beat Blue Jays, 4-2 To Complete 4-Game Sweep

Jeff Samardzija pitched seven strong innings to win his Oakland debut and the Athletics beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 on Sunday to complete a four-game sweep.

07/06/2014

Jeff Samardzija, Jason Hammel

AP Report: A’s Get Samardzija, Hammel From Cubs

The Oakland A’s have an agreement in place to acquire right-handers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Chicago Cubs for three top prospects in a surprising trade for the team with the best record in the majors, two people with knowledge of the deal said Friday night.

07/04/2014

Blue Jays v. A's

Cabrera’s Error Helps A’s Beat Jays 1-0 In 12th Inning

Melky Cabrera couldn’t corral Nick Punto’s double with one out in the 12th inning, sending the Oakland A’s to a 1-0 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday.

07/04/2014