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Josh Reddick #16 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by teammates after he scored against the Tampa Bay Rays in the bottom of the third inning at O.co Coliseum on August 4, 2014 in Oakland, California. Reddick scored from first base on an RBI double from Jed Lowrie #8. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

‘Rally Possum’ Becomes Instant Fan Favorite After Extra Inning A’s Win

An opossum ran onto the field in the 10th inning during the A’s- Rays game. A short time later, Derek Norris hit a single to give the A’s a walk-off win.

08/05/2014

A's Pitcher Sonny Gray

Despite Playoff Potential, A’s And Giants Seen As Longshots For Postseason Awards

The Oakland A’s still boast the best record in baseball. The Giants trial only the Dodgers in the National League standings, so you’d expect local ballplayers to be in the hunt for the major postseason awards, but you’d be wrong.

08/05/2014

Josh Reddick #16 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by teammates after he scored against the Tampa Bay Rays in the bottom of the third inning at O.co Coliseum on August 4, 2014 in Oakland, California. Reddick scored from first base on an RBI double from Jed Lowrie #8. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Derek Norris Singles In 10th, A’s Defeat Rays

Derek Norris singled up the middle with two outs and the bases loaded in the 10th inning against former Oakland closer Grant Balfour, and the Athletics beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Monday night.

08/04/2014

(Photo Credit: Getty Images/Ed Zurga)

7 Great Fan Catches Using A Hat

Here are seven great fan catches using a hat.

08/04/2014

Alex Gordon #4 of the Kansas City Royals is tagged out at home plate by Derek Norris #36 of the Oakland Athletics in the top of the fourth inning at O.co Coliseum on August 2, 2014 in Oakland, California. Gordon attempted to score from third on a fly ball to center field by Mike Moustakas. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Lester Wins A’s Debut, Gomes Backs Him To Beat KC, 8-3

Jon Lester worked into the seventh inning to win his Athletics debut and Gomes produced two timely hits during an eight-run burst in his Bay Area return for an 8-3 victory against the Kansas City Royals on Saturday.

08/02/2014

Sonny Gray

Raul Ibanez Homers To Carry Royals Past ‘Noenis’ A’s

Raul Ibanez homered to break his own franchise record for oldest Royals player to clear the fences, and Kansas City beat the A’s 1-0 on Friday night.

08/01/2014

Sam Fuld #23 of the Oakland Athletics, Jon Lester #31 and Jonny Gomes #15 hold up jerseys during a press conference before the game against the Kansas City Royals at O.co Coliseum on August 1, 2014 in Oakland. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

New A’s Players Welcomed To Baseball’s Winningest Team For World Series Run

Jon Lester walked through the Oakland clubhouse doors to quite a greeting, from the snappy, patriotic marching tune blaring from the sound system to the handshakes and hellos from every corner.

08/01/2014

Yoenis Cespedes (Photo Credit: Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

5 MLB Trade Deadline Winners

After one of the craziest MLB trade deadlines ever, let’s take a look at who made the best moves of the day.

08/01/2014

(Photo Credit: Getty Images/Scott Iskowitz)

Top 5 Starting Rotations If The Playoffs Started Today

By Jordan Tracy The trade deadline has come and gone. All that is left is possibly waiver wire trades that could include someone like Cliff Lee being dealt but major moves have been made before […]

07/31/2014

Tommy Milone #57 of the Oakland Athletics pithes to the Los Angeles Angels during the fifth inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 16, 2014 in Anaheim. (Harry How/Getty Images)

Busy A’s Bring Back Outfielder Fuld For Starter Tommy Milone

Just minutes after swinging their second blockbuster trade of the season, trading slugger Yoenis Cespedes to the Red Sox for Ace Jon Lester and outfielder Jonny Gomes, the A’s have made another trade, bringing back outfielder Sam Fuld from the Twins for pitcher Tommy Milone.

07/31/2014

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