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Sam Fuld #23 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by teammates after he scored against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the bottom of the six inning at O.co Coliseum on August 22, 2014 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Gray Ends Losing Skid, A’s Beat Angels To Begin Crucial AL West Series

Sonny Gray ended a monthlong losing streak, pitching into the ninth inning and leading the Oakland Athletics over the Los Angeles Angels 5-3 Friday night in a matchup of AL West rivals.

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OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 20: Jeff Samardzija #29 of the Oakland Athletics waits with the infielders for manager Bob Melvin to take him out of the game in the inning of their game against the New York Mets at O.co Coliseum on August 20, 2014 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Samardzija Struggles, A’s Lose To Mets

Lucas Duda hit a three-run homer, Eric Campbell also connected and the New York Mets beat the Oakland Athletics 8-5 on Wednesday to snap a three-game losing streak.

08/20/2014

Scott Kazmir #26 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the New York Mets during the first inning of an interleague game at O.co Coliseum on August 19, 2014 in Oakland. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s Snap Skid, Defeat Mets In Return Home

Coco Crisp hit a tiebreaking three-run triple in the fourth inning to help Scott Kazmir earn his career-best 14th win, and the Oakland Athletics beat the New York Mets 6-2 on Tuesday night to snap a five-game losing streak.

08/19/2014

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig. (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Selig ‘Frustrated’ Over Unresolved A’s Ballpark Situation, Reiterates Need For New Stadium

Bud Selig will likely leave his tenure as baseball commissioner early next year with one unsettled situation that has him “frustrated.” The Oakland Athletics still don’t have the new ballpark he says he believes they desperately need.

08/19/2014

A's v. Braves

Upton’s 2-run Homer Helps Braves Top A’s 4-3

Justin Upton hit a 2-run homer, Chris Johnson also went deep and the Atlanta Braves beat Jon Lester and the reeling Oakland A’s 4-3 on Sunday night.

08/17/2014

Andrelton Simmons #19 of the Atlanta Braves breaks up a double play attempt by Eric Sogard #28 of the Oakland Athletics in the fourth inning at Turner Field on August 16, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Johnson, Teheran, Braves Hand A’s 4th Loss In A Row, 4-3

ATLANTA (CBS/AP) — The Braves are trying to use a visit from Oakland, who came to Atlanta with the majors’ best record, to prove they shouldn’t be dismissed in the NL playoff hunt. Chris Johnson […]

08/16/2014

A's v Braves

Hammel Allows 5 Runs, A’s Lose To Braves In Opener Of Interleague Series

Freddie Freeman hit a three-run homer, one of four by Atlanta, and the Braves beat the Oakland Athletics 7-2 on Friday night in the opening game of the interleague series.

08/15/2014

Starting pitcher Scott Kazmir #26 of the Oakland Athletics pitches during the 1st inning of the game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on August 13, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

A’s Fall To Royals In Shutout

Jason Vargas tossed a three-hitter for his sixth career shutout, Omar Infante hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 3-0 on Wednesday night.

08/13/2014

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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

A rendering of what a downtown San Jose ballpark would look like. (SJ Redevelopment Agency)

Appeals Court Judges Appear Dubious Of San Jose’s Bid To Lure Oakland A’s

A federal appeals court panel at a hearing in San Francisco Tuesday appeared dubious of a bid by the city of San Jose to reinstate an antitrust lawsuit against Major League Baseball.

08/12/2014

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