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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

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 03: Norichika Aoki #23 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with Alcides Escobar #2 after both scored runs on a Omar Infante (not pictured) double during the fifth inning against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on August 3, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Kansas City Royals Take Down Athletics 4-2 In Oakland

James Shields pitched eight sharp innings for his first win in nearly a month, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Sunday.

08/03/2014

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

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GameDay: Billy Beane Goes All In With A’s Trade

When you go all in in poker you’re betting you’ve got the best hand. Billy Beane won’t know until October if the river card is an Ace or a Joker.

07/31/2014

Yoenis Cespedes 'La Potencia' t-shirt. (Oakland Athletics)

A’s To Go Ahead With T-Shirt Giveaway Honoring Traded-Away Cespedes

The Oakland Athletics will go ahead with a planned T-shirt day promotion this weekend honoring outfielder All-Star Yoenis Cespedes, hours after the team announced he had been traded to the Boston Red Sox.

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

HOUSTON, TX - JULY 29: Nick Punto #1 of the Oakland Athletics avoids a collision with Brandon Moss #37 as he makes the final out against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on July 29, 2014 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Six-Run Rally Lifts A’s Over Astros

Brandon Moss was having a frustrating night before the ninth inning.

07/29/2014

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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

ARLINGTON, TX - JULY 27: Scott Kazmir #26 of the Oakland Athletics throws in the first inning against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington on July 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

Oakland Athletics Beat Texas Rangers, 9-3

John Jaso drove in three runs, helping Scott Kazmir and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 9-3 Sunday night.

07/27/2014

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