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Conor Jackson of the Oakland A's. (Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Ex-Athletic Conor Jackson Signs With Rangers

First baseman-outfielder Conor Jackson has agreed to a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers. Jackson hit .244 last season with Oakland.

02/06/2012

Kurt Suzuki #8 kneels over Brandon McCarthy #32 of the Oakland Athletics as he lays on the ground in pain after being hit in the knee with a line-drive off the bat of Endy Chavez #9 of the Texas Rangers in fourth inning during a MLB baseball game at the O.co Coliseum August 12, 2011 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Line Drive Knocks Out McCarthy, A’s Lose To Rangers

Brandon McCarthy (5-6) was knocked out of the game when he was struck by Chavez’s line drive in the fourth, sidelined by a bruised right knee.

CBS San Francisco–08/12/2011

Matsui, Willingham, Oakland A's

Matsui, Jackson Lead A’s Past Toronto, 10-3

Conor Jackson drove in three runs, Hideki Matsui had four hits and the Oakland Athletics beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-3 on Thursday.

CBS San Francisco–08/11/2011

Gio Gonzalez #47 of the Oakland Athletics delivers a pitch during MLB game action the Toronto Blue Jays August 10, 2011 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Brad White/Getty Images)

A’s Road Winning Streak Snapped By Blue Jays

The Athletics were seeking their fourth consecutive win, all coming on the road. But they instead dropped to 6-11 in their last 17 games in Toronto, dating to 2009.

CBS San Francisco–08/10/2011

Matt Joyce #20 of the Tampa Bay Rays steals second as Jemile Weeks #19 of the Oakland Athletics applies the tag at O.co 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

Brandon McCarthy #32 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays at the O.co Coliseum on July 26, 2011 in Oakland. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

A’s Defeat Struggling Rays Again

Cliff Pennington had three hits to remain the hottest hitter in the major leagues since the All-Star break, Brandon McCarthy pitched eight innings and the Oakland Athletics beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-1 on Tuesday night.

CBS San Francisco–07/26/2011

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

Hideki Matsui #55 of the Oakland Athletics hit a home run in the sixth inning against the Detroit Tigers during an MLB game at Comerica Park on July 20, 2011 in Detroit. Matsui became the first player to hit 500 home runs combined playing in both Japan and in Major League Baseball. (Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

Matsui Hits 500th Professional Homer, A’s Defeat Tigers

Hideki Matsui hit his 500th professional homer Wednesday and drove in three runs to lead the Oakland Athletics over the Detroit Tigers 7-5.

CBS San Francisco–07/20/2011

Conor Jackson of the Oakland A's. (Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Jackson’s 1st Grand Slam Lifts Athletics Over Angels

Conor Jackson hit his first career grand slam to highlight an eight-run first inning and the Oakland Athletics cruised to a 9-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday.

CBS San Francisco–07/17/2011

Police and fans look over the railing where a fan fell from the stands during the second inning of a baseball game between the Texas Rangers and the Oakland Athletics, Thursday, July 7, 2011, in Arlington, Texas. The fan later died. (AP)

Hamilton Recalls Death Of Fan At Rangers, A’s Game

Josh Hamilton could hear 6-year-old Cooper Stone screaming for his dad, who tumbled over an outfield railing and fell 20 feet onto the concrete.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/08/2011

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