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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

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

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

Stephen Vogt

Jump On Tomorrow: A’s San Jose Lawsuit, Westboro Church Protests Tech

On Tuesday, lawyers representing the City of San Jose will take their antitrust case against Major League Baseball to a federal appeals court.

08/11/2014

Twins v A's

A’s Hold On Late, Defeat Twins For 11th Straight Time

Scott Kazmir faced the minimum through six innings before running into trouble, Coco Crisp hit a bases-loaded triple, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Minnesota Twins 6-5 on Friday night for their 11th straight win in the series.

08/08/2014

Stephen Vogt #21 of the Oakland Athletics gets a pie in the face by teammate Josh Reddick #16 after scoring the game winning single against Al Alburquerque #62 of the Detroit Tigers in the ninth inning to win Game Two of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 5, 2013 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Catcher Vogt Takes Over MLB Network Interview Acting Out NBA Ref Persona

What was supposed to be an interview between recently-returned Oakland Athletic Jonny Gomes and the hosts of the MLB network show Intentional Talk turned into a showcase for the mimicking genius of catcher Stephen Vogt.

08/08/2014

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

Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics walks off the field after being taken out of the game by manager Bob Melvin in the fifth inning with the Tampa Bay Rays leading 6-0 at O.co Coliseum on August 6, 2014 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Gray Struggles, A’s Lose To Rays

The Rays handed reigning AL Pitcher of the Month Sonny Gray (12-5) his second straight defeat following a 5-0 July in which he had a 1.03 ERA. This is the second time Gray has lost consecutive outings in his first full major league season, also to Baltimore and the Yankees on June 7 and 13.

08/06/2014

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