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Scott Kazmir

Scott Kazmir #26 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Cleveland Indians during the second inning at O.co Coliseum on April 2, 2014 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

GameDay: The Sweet Comeback Of A’s Pitcher Scott Kazmir

Billy Beane offered Scott Kazmir an eye-popping, 2-year, $22 million contract. The deal stunned many in baseball who believed Beane had risked too much for a pitcher whose home address was Sugar Land, Texas just two years earlier.

07/10/2014

Josh Donaldson #20 and Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates after Donaldson hit a two-run homer in the top of the six inning against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on July 10, 2014 in San Francisco. Moss was on base when Donaldson homered. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Kazmir Sharp, A’s Beat Giants In Finale Of Bay Bridge Series

All-Star Scott Kazmir struck out nine in seven scoreless innings to help the Oakland Athletics win the annual Bay Bridge series by beating the San Francisco Giants 6-1 on Thursday.

07/10/2014

Josh Donaldson

Daily Madden: All-Star Selections Honor The A’s

Six players from the Oakland A’s have been selected for the All-Star game, the most since 1975.

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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 25: Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates with teammates Yoenis Cespedes #52 and Josh Donaldson #20 after hitting a three run home run in the first inning against the New York Mets at Citi Field on June 25, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

A’s Lead Major League Baseball With 6 All-Star Selections, Giants Earn 2

The team with baseball’s best record also boasts the most All-Star selections for next week’s midsummer classic. The Oakland A’s will send six of their starters to the game at Target Field in Minnesota on July 15.

07/07/2014

Curtis Granderson #3 of the New York Mets celebrates after hitting a two-run home run in the second inning against the Oakland Athletics at Citi Field on June 24, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Kazmir Roughed Up, A’s Lose To Mets In Rout

Slumping outfielder Chris Young homered twice, Travis d’Arnaud hit a three-run shot in his return from a demotion and the towel-waving New York Mets roughed up Scott Kazmir and the Oakland Athletics 10-1 on Tuesday night.

06/24/2014

Stephen Vogt #21 of the Oakland Athletics hits a ground ball for an RBI against the Boston Red Sox during the second inning at O.co Coliseum on June 19, 2014 in Oakland. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Kazmir Takes Shutout Into 6th Inning, A’s Defeat Red Sox

Scott Kazmir pitched seven innings to win his fourth straight start, Yoenis Cespedes hit his 14th home run of the season and the Oakland Athletics beat the Boston Red Sox 4-2 on Thursday night.

06/19/2014

OAKLAND, CA - MAY 28: Eric Sogard #28 of the Oakland Athletics throws after forcing out Torii Hunter #48 of the Detroit Tigers but not in time to complete the double play in the top of the second inning at O.co Coliseum on May 28, 2014 in Oakland, California. J.D. Martinez #28 was safe at first base. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Rally For 3-1 Win Over Detroit Tigers

Josh Donaldson hit a game-ending three-run homer off Joe Nathan with one out in the ninth and Scott Kazmir pitched his first complete game in nearly eight years to help the Oakland Athletics rally for a 3-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night.

05/28/2014

Steve Tolleson #18 of the Toronto Blue Jays turns a double play in the seventh inning during MLB game action as Nick Punto #1 of the Oakland Athletics slides into second base on May 23, 2014 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Kazmir’s Error Proves Costly, A’s Lose To Blue Jays

Liam Hendriks won his season debut, Steve Tolleson hit a two-run home run and the Toronto Blue Jays were victorious for the ninth time in 11 games with a 3-2 defeat of the Oakland Athletics on Friday night.

05/23/2014

Brad Miller #5 of the Seattle Mariners is tagged out by John Jaso #5 of the Oakland Athletics at home plate in the sixth inning at O.co Coliseum on May 5, 2014 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Fall To Surging Mariners In Return Home

Stefen Romero hit his first major league home run to break a tie in the fifth inning, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Monday night for their third straight victory and eighth in 10 games.

05/05/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 29: Derek Norris #36 of the Oakland Athletics hit a two run double for Coco Crisp #4 and Yoenis Cespedes #52 in the first inning against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington on April 29, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

Oakland A’s Beat Out Texas Rangers, 9-3

Derek Norris drove in three runs with a pair of doubles, Scott Kazmir outpitched Martin Perez and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 9-3 on Tuesday night.

04/29/2014

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