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Sep 14, 2018; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Oakland Athletics shortstop Marcus Semien (10) and Oakland Athletics second baseman Jed Lowrie (8) congratulate each other as they beat the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY S
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September 24, 2018 - 12:46 pm
With the Oakland Athletics on the brink of clinching a postseason berth, the team is putting playoff tickets on sale starting...
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In this Aug. 4, 2018 file photo, Oakland Athletics' Khris Davis hits a solo home run against the Detroit Tigers during the third inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif. Davis has certainly contemplated the idea of hitting 50 home runs. The Oakland sl
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August 27, 2018 - 11:00 am
Khris Davis has become known as Oakland's other superstar "KD."
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Houston Astros' Martin Maldonado, right, celebrates with Alex Bregman (2) after hitting a home run off Oakland Athletics' Emilio Pagan in the seventh inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
August 19, 2018 - 5:52 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Once they got behind closed doors in the clubhouse, the Houston Astros showered Justin Verlander with champagne. No, it wasn't for helping them avoid a sweep at the Coliseum. But that was a nice benefit, too. Verlander pitched just well enough to earn his 200th career win and...
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Oakland Athletics pitcher Trevor Cahill works against the Houston Astros in the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
August 18, 2018 - 5:00 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics were an average team two months ago, a dozen games behind the Houston Astros and closer to the bottom of the AL West than the top. Well, look at the A's now. Trevor Cahill pitched one-hit ball for seven shutout innings and the Athletics kept up their...
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Oakland Athletics' Jed Lowrie, right, is congratulated by first base coach Al Pedrique after hitting a double for his 1,000th career hit during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (
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August 13, 2018 - 12:53 pm
Lowrie homered and moved over 1,000 hits for his career, and the Oakland Athletics held on for an 8-7 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday, their ninth win in 11 games...
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In this Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, file photo, Oakland Athletics players celebrate after beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 in a baseball game in Oakland, Calif. Never before in his managerial career has Bob Melvin been around a team with such a knack for
(Photo credit: AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
August 10, 2018 - 1:52 pm
By now, most everyone in baseball realizes the Oakland Athletics are rarely out of it. Almost no deficit is too daunting for a rallying cry, which could be led by any number of sluggers in a loaded lineup.
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Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Trevor Cahill (53) delivers against the Detroit Tigers during the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron)
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August 06, 2018 - 10:24 am
Trevor Cahill struck out 10 in six innings, Davis and Matt Chapman both homered for the second consecutive game and the A's beat the Detroit Tigers 6-0 on Sunday to complete a season sweep.
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July 18, 2018 - 12:46 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story July 17 about the All-Star Game, The Associated Press reported erroneously that reliever Josh Hader had referenced the shooting of Trayvon Martin among offensive tweets. It's not clear the Martin tweet can be attributed to Hader. A corrected version of the story is...
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Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred stands with trophy before the MLB Home Run Derby, at Nationals Park, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. The 89th MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
July 17, 2018 - 6:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Major League Baseball wants a broad discussion with players about rule changes to combat decreased offense and longer games, an initiative likely to be met by a testy union stung by declining free-agent prices and already raising the possibility of a work stoppage after the 2021...
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Oakland Athletics' Stephen Piscotty swings for an RBI-single off San Francisco Giants' Andrew Suarez in the fourth inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 15, 2018, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
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July 16, 2018 - 10:55 am
Stephen Piscotty went deep for the fifth time in nine games on Sunday as the A's beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2
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