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Landon Powell

Wilson Betemit #20 of the Detroit Tigers is tagged out at home plate by Landon Powell #11 of the Oakland Athletics in the six inning during an MLB baseball game at O.co Coliseum on September 16, 2011 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Release Backup Catcher Landon Powell

Powell has been Oakland’s backup catcher behind Kurt Suzuki each of the past three seasons, but played in only 36 games in 2011 with a .171 batting average, one home run and four RBIs.

03/09/2012

Kevin Kouzmanoff of the Oakland A's

A’s Trade 3B Kouzmanoff To Rockies

The Oakland Athletics have traded third baseman Kevin Kouzmanoff and cash to the Colorado Rockies for a player to be named or cash.

CBS San Francisco–08/23/2011

Oakland Athletics players (L-R) Adam Rosales, Conor Jackson, David DeJesus, Ryan Sweeney,Ciff Pennington, Coco Crisp, and Jemile Weeks celebrate after they defeated the San Francisco Giants 2-1 in a MLB baseball game June 19, 2011 at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Sweep Bay Bridge Series With 2-1 Win Over Giants

Landon Powell hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning, his first homer of the season, and the Oakland Athletics held on to beat the San Francisco Giants 2-1 on Sunday, completing a three-game sweep at home of the defending World Series champs.

CBS San Francisco–06/19/2011

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Tiebreaking 3-Run Homer Powers Twins Over Athletics

Danny Valencia delivered another key hit, launching a tiebreaking three-run homer in the sixth inning that sent Kevin Slowey and the AL Central-leading Minnesota Twins over the Oakland Athletics 4-2 Saturday.

CBS San Francisco–09/18/2010