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Pitcher Pat Venditte #74 of the Oakland Athletics poses for a portrait during the spring training photo day at HoHoKam Stadium on February 28, 2015 in Mesa, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

A’s Call Up 2nd Switch Pitcher In Modern Major League Baseball History

The Athletics have reportedly promoted switch-pitcher Pat Venditte from Triple-A Nashville prior to Friday’s game against the Red Sox, according to MLB.com.

06/05/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: June 1st-June 5th

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.

06/05/2015

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Giants Becoming Regulars At White House With Third Visit In 5 Years

It seems like the Giants have been getting more White House invitations than most congressional Republicans during the last few years of the Obama Administration.

06/04/2015

Ben Zobrist #18 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates his grand slam against the Detroit Tigers with Marcus Semien #10 and Billy Burns #1 during the seventh inning at Comerica Park on June 2, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. The Athletics defeated the Tigers 5-3. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Viral Video: A’s Grand Slam Brings Homer-Catching Kid To Tears In Detroit

Every kid who brings a glove to the game dreams of making a fully outstretched grab on a home run ball, but what if that perfect moment comes at the expense of your favorite team? Apparently that scenario is quite tragic.

06/03/2015

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This Week In Baseball: Quarter Season Awards; Pace Of Play Update

A little over a quarter of the season has been played, which means it’s time to hand out some early season awards.

06/02/2015

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Fantasy Baseball Season Is One-Third Over, So What Does Your Team Need To Win?

Two months into baseball season, and it’s time to assess what categories your fantasy team needs to improve—and win. On offense, you want to find players that can help your team batting average, for example, or move you up a few places in steals. For the pitching side, do you need more wins or saves? Figuring out now where the biggest gains are to be had in your league will make all the difference through the summer months.

05/30/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: May 25th-May 29th

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.

05/29/2015

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This Week In Baseball: Umpires Have A Job To Do Too

“I don’t think 40,000 people came to see him ump tonight.”

05/26/2015

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Are Injured Veterans Worth The Risk In Fantasy Baseball?

Everyone likes to grab the hot rookies in fantasy baseball, but the truth is, only a few of them really stay productive over the course of the full season. Sometimes, investing in the veteran coming off the disabled list is a good idea, if you’re willing to risk the possibility of more injury later on.

05/23/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: May 18th-May 22nd

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.

05/22/2015

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