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Bartolo Colon #40 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the New York Yankees at Coliseum on June 11, 2013 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Norris, Colon Lead A’s Past Yankees

Derek Norris homered and drove in four runs and Bartolo Colon pitched six scoreless innings to lead the Oakland Athletics to a 6-4 victory over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night.


Derek Norris #36 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by third base coach Mike Gallego #2 after Norris hit a two-run homer during the second inning against the San Francisco Giants at Coliseum on May 28, 2013 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Norris, Parker Lead A’s Past Giants In Bay Bridge Series

Derek Norris hit a two-run homer in the second, Jarrod Parker pitched seven strong innings and the Oakland Athletics beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight victory.


Pablo Sandoval of the San Francisco Giants. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Sandoval Returns To Lineup, Giants Beat A’s In Exhibition

Giants slugger Pablo Sandoval is still a possibility for opening day at Dodger Stadium, and he returned to the lineup as designated hitter in a 3-1 victory against the Oakland Athletics on Friday night.


Josh Donaldson #20 and Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics congratulate one another after they both scored on a hit by Derek Norris #36 in the fifth inning of their game against the Texas Rangers at Coliseum on October 2, 2012. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Forge 1st Place Tie, Defeat Rangers

Travis Blackley allowed one run over six innings in a strong bounce-back performance that helped the Oakland Athletics move into a first-place tie in the AL West with Texas and set up a one-game showdown for the division title.


A.J. Griffin #64 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates the third out of the Los Angeles Angels eighth inning with the dugout at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on September 12, 2012. (Harry How/Getty Images)

A’s Rookie Griffin Goes 6-0 By Defeating Angels

A.J. Griffin threw eight scoreless innings, becoming the second Athletics pitcher in 85 years to start his major league career with six straight wins, and Yoenis Cespedes homered for Oakland in a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night.


Jonny Gomes #31 celebrates after scoring on a triple by Josh Reddick #16 of the Oakland Athletics in the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on July 27, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

A’s Score 6 Runs In 9th, Defeat Orioles

Jemile Weeks hit an RBI single to give Oakland the lead during a six-run ninth inning against All-Star closer Jim Johnson, and the Athletics beat the Baltimore Orioles 14-9 on Friday night in a back-and-forth duel that featured 31 hits and lasted four hours.


Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics bats during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays July 24, 2012 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Brad White/Getty Images)

Cespedes Hits 3-Run Single, A’s Win 6th Straight

Yoenis Cespedes hit a three-run single and the streaking Oakland Athletics beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-2 Tuesday night for their season-best sixth win in a row.


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A’s Rally Past Yankees 5-4 In 12 For 4-Game Sweep

Seth Smith hit a tying homer in the ninth inning, Coco Crisp singled home the winning run in the 12th and the surging A’s rallied from four runs down to stun the Yankees 5-4 on Sunday and complete a four-game sweep.


Mike Napoli #25 of the Texas Rangers looks on as Josh Hamilton #32, Michael Young #10 and Nelson Cruz #17 score on a three-run triple by Craig Gentry #23 in the eight inning for against the Oakland Athletics at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on June 29, 2012. (Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

A’s Give Up 8th Inning Lead In Loss To Rangers

Craig Gentry’s bases-loaded triple in the eighth capped a four-run rally and Matt Harrison pitched eight strong innings to win his 11th game, lifting the Texas Rangers past the Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Friday night.


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Derek Norris’ Walk-Off HR Leads A’s Past Giants, 4-2

Derek Norris hit a three-run shot with two outs in the ninth inning for his first major league home run, and the Oakland Athletics walked off with a stunning 4-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday.