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Chris Young #25 of the Oakland Athletics high fives Shane Peterson #32 after the Athletics beat the Houston Astros at Coliseum on April 17, 2013 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Look To Continue Dominance Of Young Astros Team

Coming off their first loss in six games, the Oakland Athletics may be feeling good about their chances of getting back on track against the Houston Astros.


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A’s Look To Continue Dominance Over Astros

The Oakland Athletics’ bats had seemingly gone dormant in their last series before busting out in a big way in the series opener against the Houston Astros.


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Lowrie Leads A’s Offense Against Visiting Astros

Jed Lowrie is a big reason the Oakland Athletics have already swept a three-game series from the Houston Astros this season.


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3 HRs Propel A’s In Sweep Of Astros

Brett Anderson struck out 10 more Houston batters and the Oakland A’s backed him with three home runs for a 9-3 win Sunday and a three-game sweep of the Astros.


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Colon Strong In Return, A’s Beat Astros 6-3

Bartolo Colon was sharp in his return from a drug suspension and Coco Crisp, Jed Lowrie and Seth Smith homered to lead the Athletics to a 6-3 victory over the Astros on Saturday night.


Josh Reddick #16 and Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics celebrate after they both scored on a two-run double by Jed Lowrie (not pictured) against the Seattle Mariners in the fourth inning at Coliseum on April 3, 2013 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Hit The Road As Their Bats Start To Awaken

In danger of being shut out in three straight games for the first time in almost 28 years, the Astros look to avoid a third consecutive loss while trying to prevent the visiting A’s from winning their third in a row Friday evening.


Starting pitcher Travis Blackley #54 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on June 26, 2012. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

A’s Trade LHP Blackley To Houston

The Oakland Athletics have traded lefty Travis Blackley to the Houston Astros for minor league outfielder Jake Goebbert.


head coach Mike Rice of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights shouts instructions to his team against Notre Dame Fighting Irish during the second round of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 13, 2013 in New York City. (Al Bello/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Fired Rutgers Coach Was In The Wrong Profession

Rutgers University has fired basketball coach Mike Rice after video surfaced showing him physically and verbally abusing his players.


Nate Freiman. (Courtesy of

A’s Claim 1B Freiman Off Waivers From Astros

The A’s are taking another risk on a minor league first baseman. This year, it is Nate Freiman who is getting his chance after the A’s claimed him off waivers.


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Giants Look To Build Division Lead During Trip To Houston

The San Francisco Giants’ homestand didn’t end well, but they still hit the road with the NL West lead. Facing two of the worst teams in the major leagues during their trip could help the Giants keep that spot.