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Members of the Oakland Athletics celebrate after defeating the Seattle Mariners 3-1 at Safeco Field on April 12, 2014 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Gray Stymies Seattle In Oakland’s 3-1 Win

Sonny Gray overcame a shaky start to allow one run in seven innings, Josh Donaldson hit a two-run homer and the Oakland Athletics won for the fifth time in six games by beating the Seattle Mariners 3-1 on Saturday night.

04/12/2014

Dan Straily #67 of the Oakland Athletics delivers a pitch against the Minnesota Twins during the first inning of the game on April 10, 2014 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Straily Shuts Down Twins To Complete 3-Game Sweep For A’s

Dan Straily pitched three-hit ball for seven innings and Sam Fuld hit a rare home run to help the Oakland Athletics complete a three-game sweep of the Minnesota Twins with a 6-1 victory Thursday.

04/10/2014

A slimmed-down Pablo Sandoval in a pool. (Pablo Sandoval via Twitter)

Baseball’s Heaviest Hitters: The Fittest and Fattest MLB Teams For the 2014 Season

Baseball players’ weight has always been a hot topic, as the really heavy hitters truly tipped the scales. Who’s fittest and fattest of the 2014 MLB rosters?

04/08/2014

Crew Chief Gerry Davis, right, and Phil Cuzzi talk with the instant replay center to verify the balls and strikes count at Minute Maid Park on April 3, 2014 in Houston, Texas. (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: How To Fix Baseball’s Replay System

A week into the Major League Baseball season, it’s already clear that the new replay rules need some work.

04/07/2014

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics reacts after closing out the fifth inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game Two of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 5, 2013 in Oakland, California.

A’s Pitcher Makes Rare Putout On Line Drive To 1st

When Kyle Seager of the Mariners ripped a liner toward first base it looked like he’d be running for extra bases, until the bag got in the way.

04/07/2014

Cleveland Indians v Oakland Athletics

A’s Fans Treated To Rare Early-Season Doubleheader

Scott Kazmir must wait an extra day to make his Oakland Athletics’ debut against a Cleveland Indians team that gave him the chance to revive his career last season.

04/02/2014

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Thunder Echoes Through Bay Area, Twitter Helps Track Storms

Thunderclaps echo through Bay Area, with Twitter helping track the storms. The Oakland A’s game is still on, but wet weather is likely to impact play.

03/31/2014

Artist rendering of proposed Oakland Athletics waterfront ballpark at the Port of Oakland Howard Terminal. (Manica Architecture)

Port Of Oakland Votes To Deal With Business Group Proposing A’s Waterfront Ballpark

Port of Oakland commissioners have voted unanimously to enter into exclusive negotiations with a group of Oakland business leaders who are proposing to build a waterfront stadium for the Oakland A’s at Howard Terminal.

03/28/2014

Zevia will be available at A's games during the 2014 season. (Zevia.com)

A’s Become First Major Team To Offer ‘Naturally Sweetened, Zero Calorie’ Sodas

The team says four flavors of Zivia – a drink flavored with stevia, a plant-based alternative to artificial sweeteners – will be available at concessions throughout O.co Coliseum.

03/28/2014

Brandon Crawford, San Francisco Giants

A’s, Giants Playing Underdog Roles Again As Bay Bridge Series Begins

The 2-time American League West champions arrive at AT&T Park Thursday for the final tuneup games before the 2014 season against a Giants team hoping for another rebound year that ends with a World Series Ring.

03/27/2014

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