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Bartolo Colon #21 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Texas Rangers at Coliseum on June 6, 2012. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Colon Comes Off DL To Start For A’s, Fuentes Gone

The Oakland Athletics activated right-hander Bartolo Colon from the 15-day disabled list to start against the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night.


Yoenis Cespedes #52, Coco Crisp #4 and Collin Cowgill #12 of the Oakland Athletics celebrate a 9-3 win over the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium June 2, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

A Look At Potential Trade Partners For The Oakland A’s

Oakland Athletics have yet to indicate whether they’ll be buyers, sellers or stand pat at this year’s trade deadline, but already several players are starting to be linked with other teams.


Brian Fuentes #40 of the Oakland Athletics walks off the field as Joe Mauer #7 of the Minnesota Twins heads home to score after Josh Willingham #16 hit a walk-off home run in the ninth inning on May 29, 2012 at Target Field in Minneapolis. The Twins defeated the Athletics 3-4 in a walk off. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

A’s Give Up Late Lead, Lose To Twins

The A’s got a great start from youngster Jarrod Parker on Tuesday night, and their sputtering offense was able to scratch two runs across the plate, but it just wasn’t enough.


Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics slides in safe at home beating the throw to catcher Bobby Wilson #46 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the third inning at Coliseum on May 21, 2012. Crisp scored on an RBI single by Kila Ka'aihue #25. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Milone Leads A’s Past Angels

Tommy Milone scattered five hits over seven innings and Kila Ka’aihue drove in the go-ahead run, leading the pesky A’s past the Angels 2-1 on Monday night.


Brandon McCarthy #32 of the Oakland Athletics throws against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on May 2, 2012. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

McCarthy Holds Red Sox To One Run, A’s Take Series

Brandon McCarthy beat an AL East opponent once again, holding Boston to one run over 6 2-/3 innings as the Oakland Athletics defeated the Red Sox 4-2 Wednesday night.


Jarrod Parker #11 of the Oakland Athletics throws against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on May 1, 2012. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Parker Gets 1st Win, A’s Defeat Red Sox

Jarrod Parker scattered four hits over 6 2-3 innings and picked up his first major league win as the Oakland Athletics stopped a three-game losing streak by beating the Boston Red Sox 5-3 on Tuesday night.


Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 17, 2012. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

A’s Score 4 Runs In 8th, Beat Angels

Yoenis Cespedes had two hits Tuesday night, including a two-run single during a four-run eighth inning rally that carried the A’s to a 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels.


Pitcher Andrew Bailey of the Oakland A's. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Spring Position Battle For Closer On A’s Roster

One of the many players Oakland A’s manager Billy Beane got rid of this off-season was closer Andrew Bailey, who went to the Boston Red Sox for three players, leaving an opening at closer for 2012.


Matt Joyce #20 of the Tampa Bay Rays steals second as Jemile Weeks #19 of the Oakland Athletics applies the tag at Coliseum on July 28, 2011 in Oakland. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

A’s Bullpen Melts Down In Loss To Rays

Conor Jackson had a two-run home run in the first inning when the A’s hit for the cycle with four consecutive batters, but Oakland’s bullpen imploded and wasted a solid outing by starter Rich Harden.

CBS San Francisco–07/28/2011

Conor Jackson #28 of the Oakland Athletics hits a two-run double in the seventh inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on July 25, 2011 in Oakland. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

A’s Rally From 3-Run Deficit To Beat Rays

Conor Jackson hit a two-run double in the seventh inning and the Oakland Athletics rallied from three runs down to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-5 on Monday night.

CBS San Francisco–07/25/2011