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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 28: Eric Sogard #28 of the Oakland Athletics throws after forcing out Torii Hunter #48 of the Detroit Tigers but not in time to complete the double play in the top of the second inning at Coliseum on May 28, 2014 in Oakland, California. J.D. Martinez #28 was safe at first base. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Rally For 3-1 Win Over Detroit Tigers

Josh Donaldson hit a game-ending three-run homer off Joe Nathan with one out in the ninth and Scott Kazmir pitched his first complete game in nearly eight years to help the Oakland Athletics rally for a 3-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night.


Josh Reddick #16 of the Oakland Athletics hits a grand slam during the second inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on May 16, 2014 in Cleveland. (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Reddick Homers Twice, Including Grand Slam, A’s Defeat Cleveland

Josh Reddick homered twice, including a grand slam, and drove in a career-high six runs, and Josh Donaldson added a three-run shot in the Oakland Athletics’ 11-1 win over the Cleveland Indians on Friday night.


Alexei Ramirez #10 of the Chicago White Sox completes the double-play over the top of Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics in the bottom of the ninth inning at Coliseum on May 14, 2014 in Oakland. The White Sox won the game 4-2. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Unable To Sweep White Sox, 6-Game Win Streak Snapped After Bullpen Meltdown

John Jaso and Josh Donaldson hit solo homers off Andre Rienzo for the Athletics, who were in line for a season-best seventh straight victory before the bullpen meltdown in the eighth cost Tommy Milone a chance at a win.


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Donaldson Leads A’s Past Astros

Josh Donaldson hit a pair of two-run homers to help the Oakland Athletics cruise to a 10-1 win over the Houston Astros on Thursday night.


OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 22: John Jaso #5 of the Oakland Athletics is tagged out at home plate by Robinson Chirinos #61 of the Texas Rangers in the bottom of the second inning at Coliseum on April 22, 2014 in Oakland, California. Jaso was attempting to score on a fly ball to center field off the bat of Jed Lowrie. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Gregerson Blows 3rd Save Opportunity In A’s Loss To Rangers

Michael Choice singled in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning and the Texas Rangers rallied to beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 on Tuesday night.


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A’s Complete Sweep Of Astros WIth 4-1 Win

Josh Donaldson homered and doubled twice to back another solid start by Jesse Chavez, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 4-1 on Sunday to complete a series sweep.


Brandon Moss of the Oakland Athletics receives high fives in the dugout after scoring a run against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the eighth inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 15, 2014 in Anaheim. All uniformed team members are wearing jersey number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Donaldson, A’s Rally In 11th To Beat Angels Again

Josh Donaldson drove in Jed Lowrie with an 11th-inning double, and the Oakland Athletics overcame Mike Trout’s tying homer in the ninth for a 10-9 victory against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.


OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers stands on deck in the fourth inning against the Oakland Athletics during Game Five of the American League Division Series at Coliseum on October 10, 2013 in Oakland, California.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Third Base

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top players at third base for your fantasy baseball draft.


Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics hits a home run against the Minnesota Twins during the second inning at Coliseum on September 20, 2013 in Oakland. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Cespedes, Donaldson Homer, A’s Shut Out Twins

Yoenis Cespedes and Josh Donaldson homered, Alberto Callaspo had two hits and drove in two runs, and Bartolo Colon pitched six shutout innings as the Oakland Athletics trimmed their magic number to two with an 11-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night.


Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by teammates after he scored on an RBI double from Brandon Moss #37 (not pictured) during the first inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Coliseum on September 17, 2013 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Defeat Angels In Walk-Off, Stay 6 ½ Ahead In AL West

The Oakland Athletics have that September swagger again. And it’s looking a lot like a year ago when they rallied to win the AL West and stun the Texas Rangers on the season’s final day — with walkoffs and whipped cream pie celebrations.