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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

(Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Lightning Strike Brings Down Power Lines At Oakland Coliseum

The O.co Coliseum in Oakland briefly lost power when it was struck by lightning early Tuesday morning, Oakland A’s and PG&E officials said.

07/22/2014

Marwin Gonzalez #9 of the Houston Astros forces Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics out at second base in the eighthinning of their game at Minute Maid Park on April 26, 2014 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Rough Night For Doolittle Leads To A’s Loss Against Astros, 7-6

Oakland reliever Sean Doolittle wishes he could have Saturday night’s outing back. “That was just unacceptable,” Doolittle said, taking the blame for the Athletics’ 7-6 loss to the Houston Astros.

04/26/2014

Josh Donaldson

A’s Complete Sweep Of Astros WIth 4-1 Win

Josh Donaldson homered and doubled twice to back another solid start by Jesse Chavez, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 4-1 on Sunday to complete a series sweep.

04/20/2014

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

Jed Lowrie last season as a member of the Houston Astros before being traded to the Oakland A's.. (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Athletics Acquire Infielder Jed Lowrie From Astros

The Oakland Athletics have acquired infielder Jed Lowrie and right-hander Fernando Rodriguez from the Houston Astros for first baseman Chris Carter and two minor leaguers.

02/04/2013

Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros slides into third base. (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

MLB Approves Astros Sale; Team To Join A’s In AL West

Baseball owners unanimously approved the sale of the Houston Astros from Drayton McLane to Jim Crane on Thursday, which will lead to the team moving from the NL Central to the AL West for the 2013 season.

11/17/2011

Shortstop Mike Fontenot #14 of the San Francisco Giants tags out Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros as he tries to steal second base in the seventh inning on August 20, 2011 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

Altuve’s HR Helps Astros Win Over Giants 7-5

Jose Altuve hit an inside-the-park drive for his first major league home run, a leadoff shot that sent the Houston Astros over the San Francisco Giants 7-5 Saturday night.

CBS San Francisco–08/20/2011

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