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Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics scores a run in the 4th inning against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field on September 9, 2014 in Chicago (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Donaldson Gets Career-High 5 Hits, A’s Defeat White Sox In Rout

Josh Donaldson had a career-high five hits while driving in four runs, helping Jon Lester and the Oakland Athletics beat the Chicago White Sox 11-2 on Tuesday night

09/09/2014

1. Oakland Athletics (67-43)

Lester Gives Up 2 Homers In 7th, A’s Lose To Mariners

The A’s have lost seven of nine, including a four-game series at the AL West-leading Los Angeles Angels before dropping two of three to Seattle at the Coliseum.

09/03/2014

Athletics v Angels

A’s Shut Out By Angels, Move 3 Games Back In AL West

Jered Weaver outpitched Jon Lester, Albert Pujols hit his 516th career homer and the Los Angeles Angels beat Oakland 4-0 Friday night, extend their AL West lead over the A’s to three games.

08/29/2014

1. Oakland Athletics (67-43)

Lester Sharp, A’s Snap Royals Winning Streak

Jon Lester pitched six strong innings and Josh Donaldson homered twice and drove in four runs as the Oakland Athletics beat Kansas City 11-3 Tuesday night, snapping the Royals’ eight-game winning streak.

08/12/2014

Derek Norris #36 and Jon Lester #31 of the Oakland Athletics congratulate one another after they beat the Minnesota Twins 3-0 at O.co Coliseum on August 7, 2014 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Lester Goes The Distance, A’s Shut Out Twins For 70th Win Of The Season

Jon Lester pitched a three-hitter for his fourth career shutout, and Oakland Athletics beat the Minnesota Twins 3-0 on Thursday night. The All-Star left-hander struck out eight, walked two and only allowed two runners past first base in the 11th complete game of his career.

08/07/2014

Sam Fuld #23 of the Oakland Athletics, Jon Lester #31 and Jonny Gomes #15 hold up jerseys during a press conference before the game against the Kansas City Royals at O.co Coliseum on August 1, 2014 in Oakland. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

New A’s Players Welcomed To Baseball’s Winningest Team For World Series Run

Jon Lester walked through the Oakland clubhouse doors to quite a greeting, from the snappy, patriotic marching tune blaring from the sound system to the handshakes and hellos from every corner.

08/01/2014

Yoenis Cespedes (Photo Credit: Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

5 MLB Trade Deadline Winners

After one of the craziest MLB trade deadlines ever, let’s take a look at who made the best moves of the day.

08/01/2014

Yoenis Cespedes 'La Potencia' t-shirt. (Oakland Athletics)

A’s To Go Ahead With T-Shirt Giveaway Honoring Traded-Away Cespedes

The Oakland Athletics will go ahead with a planned T-shirt day promotion this weekend honoring outfielder All-Star Yoenis Cespedes, hours after the team announced he had been traded to the Boston Red Sox.

07/31/2014

(Photo Credit: Getty Images/Scott Iskowitz)

Top 5 Starting Rotations If The Playoffs Started Today

By Jordan Tracy The trade deadline has come and gone. All that is left is possibly waiver wire trades that could include someone like Cliff Lee being dealt but major moves have been made before […]

07/31/2014

BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/10/2014

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