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A's Trade Bailey, Sweeney To Red SoxA person with knowledge of the negotiations says the Oakland Athletics have agreed to trade All-Star closer Andrew Bailey and outfielder Ryan Sweeney to the Boston Red Sox for outfielder Josh Reddick and prospects Miles Head and Raul Alcantara.
A's Lose To Royals, 11-6The Kansas City Royals scored five times in the ninth inning to beat the Athletics 11-6 on Monday.
A’s Need Offensive Resurgence In Second HalfThe Athletics come out of the All-Star break with the third-worst record in the American League at 39-53 and are 12 games behind Texas in the AL West after being swept by the Rangers in a four-game series.
A’s Rally Late, But Lose To Mariners In 10thFranklin Gutierrez scored the go-ahead run on a throwing error by Athletics shortstop Cliff Pennington in the 10th inning and the Seattle Mariners held on to beat the Oakland A's.
Harden Wins In Season Debut, A’s Defeat DiamondbacksRich Harden pitched six strong innings in his season debut, Hideki Matsui had two RBIs and the Oakland Athletics beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 on Friday night.
Gonzalez Pitches Gem, A’s Beat MarlinsGio Gonzalez allowed one hit over eight innings, pitching the Oakland Athletics to a rain-delayed 1-0 victory over the Marlins.
A's Closer Andrew Bailey Has Strained ForearmTests reveal that Oakland closer Andrew Bailey has a strained forearm, news that comes as a relief to the Athletics after they feared he had a serious elbow injury.
Bailey Makes Early Exit, A’s Lose To IndiansAndrew Bailey faced three batters in his second spring outing Monday and left a 9-8 loss to the Cleveland Indians with discomfort in his elbow.
A's Closer Bailey Still Learning On The Job
A's Dent Red Sox Playoff HopesMark Ellis scored the tiebreaking run on Rajai Davis' triple in the seventh inning and Andrew Bailey struck out David Ortiz with the tying run on second to end the game, preserving the Oakland Athletics' 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night.