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OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 01: Eric O'Flaherty #39 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Seattle Mariners in the top of the ninth inning at O.co Coliseum on September 1, 2014 in Oakland, California. The Athletics won the game 6-1. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Struggling Oakland A’s Beat Mariners, 6-1

Adam Dunn is in a pennant race at last, and what an impression he made on his new team as the September stretch run began.

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A's v Angels

Oakland A’s Swept By Angels In Anaheim

Mike Trout hit his career-high 31st homer and drove in three runs, Matt Shoemaker pitched seven shutout innings of five-hit ball, and the Los Angeles Angels completed a masterful four-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics with an 8-1 victory Sunday.

08/31/2014

Closer Huston Street #16 and catcher Hank Conger #24 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim shake hands as pitcher Jered Weaver #36 celebrates in the background after the final out against the Oakland Athletics at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on August 30, 2014 in Anaheim, California.  The Angels won 2-0.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Angels Use 8 Pitchers To Beat A’s, 2-0

The Angels, who own the best record in the majors, set a franchise mark for pitchers used in a nine-inning game on Saturday night while posting a 2-0 victory that increased their AL West lead over the Athletics to four games.

08/30/2014

Jonny Gomes #15 of the Oakland Athletics scores against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the bottom of the second inning at O.co Coliseum on August 23, 2014 in Oakland, California. Gomes scored on an RBI single from Sam Fuld. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Crisp Scores On Wild Pitch As A’s Beat Angels, 2-1

Coco Crisp scored the go-ahead run on Joe Smith’s wild pitch with two outs in the eighth inning, and the A’s beat the Angels 2-1 on Saturday night to move into a share of the lead atop the AL West.

08/23/2014

Twins v A's

A’s Get Chance To Regain 1st Place As Angels Come To Town

The Angels (76-50) own a two-game edge over Oakland (74-52) and have won eight of nine after their first four-game sweep in Boston since 1962. Los Angeles’ pitchers own a 2.70 ERA over the last nine games and Matt Shoemaker held the Red Sox hitless for 6 2-3 of his 7 2-3 innings in Thursday’s 2-0 victory.

08/22/2014

A streaker is removed by Security after running on to the field during the sixth inning of the game between the Atlanta Braves and the Oakland Athletics at Turner Field on August 16, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Streaker Runs Onto Field In A’s V. Atlanta Game

A nude man ran onto the field in the sixth inning of the Oakland Athletics-Atlanta Braves game, briefly interrupting play on Saturday night.

08/16/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 14: Alberto Callaspo #7 of the Oakland Athletics fields a ground ball and then commits a throwing error allowing Erik Kratz #19 of the Kansas City Royals to advance to third base during the 3rd inning of the game at Kauffman Stadium on August 14, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Surging Kansas City Royals Rally To Beat A’s

The Royals took the season series, winning five of seven against the Athletics, who have the best record in the majors.

08/14/2014

An artist’s rendering of the proposed San Jose ballpark for the Athletics. (360 Architecture)

San Jose Gets Day In Court With MLB Over Antitrust Claim In Planned A’s Move

A three judge panel was set to hear arguments in the case Tuesday. At issue is whether the A’s should be allowed to relocate to a new ballpark in downtown San Jose despite opposition from league officials because the San Francisco Giants hold a territorial claim on Santa Clara County. League commissioner Bud Selig, who assigned a special committee to study the issue in March of 2009, has yet to issue a decision.

08/12/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 11: Jed Lowrie #8 of the Oakland Athletics fields the ball at second base for the force out as Lorenzo Cain #6 of the Kansas City Royals attampts to slide during the 7th inning of the game at Kauffman Stadium on August 11, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Royals Beat A’s To Pick Up 8th Straight Win, Take AL Central Lead

The Kansas City Royals won their eighth straight game and took over the AL Central lead Monday night when Yordano Ventura outdueled Sonny Gray during a 3-2 win over Oakland Athletics.

08/11/2014

Stephen Vogt

Twins End 12-Game Skid Against A’s With 6-1 Win

Leave it to a pair of former Oakland Athletics to end one of the worst skids the Minnesota Twins have ever had against another club.

08/10/2014

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