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Manny Machado #13 of the Baltimore Orioles argues with catcher Stephen Vogt #21 of the Oakland Athletics during the eighth inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 8, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. Machado was ejected from the game. (Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Baltimore’s Machado Suspended 5 Games For Tossing Bat At A’s

Orioles third baseman Manny Machado has been suspended for five games and fined for throwing his bat toward A’s third baseman Alberto Callaspo during Sunday’s game in Baltimore.

06/10/2014

Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics backs away from a pitch from Garrett Richards #43 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (not in photo) in the third inning during the MLB game at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on June 9, 2014 in Anaheim. (Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Angels Beat Athletics In Battle Of Top AL West Teams

Mike Trout drove in a run with a double that originally was ruled a homer, Garrett Richards pitched seven strong innings and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Oakland Athletics 4-1 Monday night in the opener of a series between the top two teams in the AL West.

06/09/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 08: Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the New York Mets during the first inning at AT&T Park on June 8, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Giants’ Best Start Since 1962 Fills Fans With World Series Hope

The Giants are riding high after a weekend sweep of the New York Mets. It’s their best start since the 1962 season and the fans are thrilled.

06/09/2014

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Bookies Now See A’s, Giants As Favorites To Meet In World Series

The San Francisco Giants and Oakland A’s have been getting it done on the field for weeks, and it appears the odds makers in Las Vegas have finally taken note.

06/05/2014

Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics hits a home run against the New York Yankees during the sixth inning in a MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on June 4, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

A’s Overcome 4-Run Deficit Against Yankees For 5th-Straight Victory

Yoenis Cespedes homered twice, Josh Donaldson hit a tiebreaking shot in the seventh inning and the Oakland Athletics overcame a four-run deficit to beat the skidding New York Yankees 7-4 Wednesday night for their fifth straight victory.

06/04/2014

Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics pitches the first pitch of the game against Nyjer Morgan #6 of the Cleveland Indians on Opening Day at O.co Coliseum on March 31, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Owner Says Team Close To Signing 10-Year Lease Extension At Coliseum

A’s owner Lew Wolff appeared on Bloomberg TV Wednesday and said he expects the team to hammer out a lease extension in Oakland over the next few weeks.

06/04/2014

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A’s Complete 3-Game Sweep Of Angels

Jed Lowrie homered and drove in two runs against Oakland nemesis Jered Weaver and the Athletics completed a three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Angels with a 6-3 victory on Sunday.

06/01/2014

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 28: Eric Sogard #28 of the Oakland Athletics throws after forcing out Torii Hunter #48 of the Detroit Tigers but not in time to complete the double play in the top of the second inning at O.co Coliseum on May 28, 2014 in Oakland, California. J.D. Martinez #28 was safe at first base. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Rally For 3-1 Win Over Detroit Tigers

Josh Donaldson hit a game-ending three-run homer off Joe Nathan with one out in the ninth and Scott Kazmir pitched his first complete game in nearly eight years to help the Oakland Athletics rally for a 3-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night.

05/28/2014

US men's national team captain Clint Dempsey takes a shot on goal during a practice session at Candlestick Park in San Francisco on May 25, 2014 on the eve of the US team's 2014 World Cup preparation friendly against Azerbaijan. AFP PHOTO/JOSH EDELSON (Photo credit should read Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. World Cup Soccer Team In Candlestick Park Warmup Match; Giants, A’s Also Host Night Games

The U.S. men’s national soccer team will play an exhibition match Tuesday evening in San Francisco’s Candlestick Park as part of a send-off series before heading to the World Cup in Brazil.

05/27/2014

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 26: Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics hits a home run off of Drew Smyly (not pictured) of the Detroit Tigers during the third inning at O.co Coliseum on May 26, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s Snap Four-Game Skid With 10-0 Win Over Tigers

Athletics manager Bob Melvin issued a pregame message to his slumping team to grind out at-bats rather look for home runs.

05/26/2014

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