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Josh Reddick #16 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by teammates after he scored against the Tampa Bay Rays in the bottom of the third inning at O.co Coliseum on August 4, 2014 in Oakland, California. Reddick scored from first base on an RBI double from Jed Lowrie #8. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

‘Rally Possum’ Becomes Instant Fan Favorite After Extra Inning A’s Win

An opossum ran onto the field in the 10th inning during the A’s- Rays game. A short time later, Derek Norris hit a single to give the A’s a walk-off win.

08/05/2014

A's Pitcher Sonny Gray

Despite Playoff Potential, A’s And Giants Seen As Longshots For Postseason Awards

The Oakland A’s still boast the best record in baseball. The Giants trial only the Dodgers in the National League standings, so you’d expect local ballplayers to be in the hunt for the major postseason awards, but you’d be wrong.

08/05/2014

Alex Gordon #4 of the Kansas City Royals is tagged out at home plate by Derek Norris #36 of the Oakland Athletics in the top of the fourth inning at O.co Coliseum on August 2, 2014 in Oakland, California. Gordon attempted to score from third on a fly ball to center field by Mike Moustakas. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Lester Wins A’s Debut, Gomes Backs Him To Beat KC, 8-3

Jon Lester worked into the seventh inning to win his Athletics debut and Gomes produced two timely hits during an eight-run burst in his Bay Area return for an 8-3 victory against the Kansas City Royals on Saturday.

08/02/2014

Sam Fuld #23 of the Oakland Athletics, Jon Lester #31 and Jonny Gomes #15 hold up jerseys during a press conference before the game against the Kansas City Royals at O.co Coliseum on August 1, 2014 in Oakland. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

New A’s Players Welcomed To Baseball’s Winningest Team For World Series Run

Jon Lester walked through the Oakland clubhouse doors to quite a greeting, from the snappy, patriotic marching tune blaring from the sound system to the handshakes and hellos from every corner.

08/01/2014

Tommy Milone #57 of the Oakland Athletics pithes to the Los Angeles Angels during the fifth inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 16, 2014 in Anaheim. (Harry How/Getty Images)

Busy A’s Bring Back Outfielder Fuld For Starter Tommy Milone

Just minutes after swinging their second blockbuster trade of the season, trading slugger Yoenis Cespedes to the Red Sox for Ace Jon Lester and outfielder Jonny Gomes, the A’s have made another trade, bringing back outfielder Sam Fuld from the Twins for pitcher Tommy Milone.

07/31/2014

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A’s Blockbuster Deal Sends Cespedes To Red Sox For Ace Jon Lester, Local Boy Jonny Gomes

The A’s have added another ace to their rotation, and brought back fan favorite Jonny Gomes for slugging outfielder Yenis Cespedes, confirms John Heyman of CBS Sports.

07/31/2014

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Alameda County Supervisors Vote Unanimously To Extend A’s Lease Deal

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to extend the Oakland A’s lease at the O.co Coliseum for another 10 years.

07/29/2014

Dee Gordon #9 of the Los Angeles Dodgers completes the double play over the top of Gregor Blanco #7 of the San Francisco Giants in the bottom of the first inning at AT&T Park on July 26, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Power Rankings: Giants Still A Top 5 Team After Sweep At Home?

The Giant’s remain among the league’s elite, despite a sputtering offense. The A’s? Still #1, but look who’s right behind them.

07/28/2014

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

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

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