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Sean Doolittle

BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/10/2014

Presidents Rutherford B. Hayes, James A.Garfield, Benjamin Harrison

6 Baseball Players With Beards Like 19th Century Presidents

Styles always come back. But who knew the bushy beards of 19th Century presidents would take over Major League Baseball?

07/09/2014

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

Josh Donaldson #20 and Josh Reddick #16 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates after Donaldson hit a two-run homer against the Chicago White Sox in the bottom of the fifth inning at O.co Coliseum on May 12, 2014 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Jesse Chavez Pitches Gem, A’s Defeat White Sox For 5th Straight Win

Jesse Chavez struck out seven and came up an inning short of his first career complete game as the Oakland Athletics held on to beat the Chicago White Sox 5-4 on Monday night for their season-high fifth straight win.

05/12/2014

Pitcher Scott Kazmir #26 of the Oakland Athletics poses for a portrait during the spring training photo day at Phoenix Municipal Stadium on February 22, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Kazmir Stays Strong In Spring, A’s Fall To Royals In Cactus League

Scott Kazmir silenced the Royals for four innings in his second start of the spring. He has not allowed a run and only three hits over seven innings. He has five strikeouts.

03/12/2014

A's-Tigers game 4

A’s Unable To Close Out Tigers In Game 4 Of ALDS

Sean Doolittle lost the lead and gave up two runs in the seventh inning, Ryan Cook and Brett Anderson yielded three more in the eighth, and the Tigers rallied for an 8-6 win to force a decisive fifth game in their AL division series.

10/08/2013

Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by teammates after hitting a three-run homer in the first inning against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on September 27, 2013 in Seattle. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

A’s Defeat Mariners, Clinch Home Field In AL Divisional Series

Bartolo Colon outpitched Felix Hernandez to reach 18 wins for the fifth time in his career, Brandon Moss hit a three-run homer in the first inning and the Oakland Athletics beat Seattle 6-2 Friday night in the start of Eric Wedge’s final weekend as Mariners manager.

09/27/2013

Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by Stephen Vogt #21 after Moss scored during the fourth inning against the Minnesota Twins at O.co Coliseum on September 19, 2013 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Lower Magic Number To 4 For AL West Title

Coco Crisp hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the eighth inning, and the Oakland Athletics lowered their magic number to clinch the AL West to four with a back-and-forth 8-6 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.

09/19/2013

Dan Straily #67 of the Oakland Athletics throws against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on September 13, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

A’s Top Rangers To Start Key AL West Series

Yoenis Cespedes hit a three-run homer in the first inning, and the Oakland Athletics survived a shaky night from the bullpen to extend their AL West lead with a 9-8 victory over the Texas Rangers on Friday night.

09/13/2013

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