Oakland Athletics

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MLB 5 Best And Worst Surprises From First Month

One full month of the MLB season is in the books, what are the biggest surprises?

05/13/2015

Rick Porcello #22 of the Boston Red Sox throws a pitch in the bottom of the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Red Sox-Athletics Pitching Matchups: Porcello Looks To Keep Rolling

A look at the pitching matchups for the upcoming three-game set between the Sox and A’s

05/11/2015

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Boston Trades Mujica To Athletics

The Boston Red Sox dealt struggling relief pitcher Edward Mujica to the Oakland Athletics for a player to be named later or cash.

05/09/2015

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30 Players: Semien Looks To Break Out With A’s

When you take a look at Marcus Semien’s stats, nothing really jumps out at you, until you get to his on-base percentage. If you were wondering why he was the main target of Athletics GM Billy Beane in the Jeff Samardzija trade, look no further.

04/01/2015

Alex Hassan. (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

Milton Native Alex Hassan Thanks Red Sox

Though he is no longer a member of the Boston Red Sox, Milton native Alex Hassan wanted to thank the organization that gave him a chance to become a professional ballplayer.

11/19/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 16: The San Francisco Giants celebrate after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 during Game Five of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 16, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Giants’ World Series Win Won’t Make Them A Dynasty

The San Francisco Giants could win a third World Series in five seasons by beating the Kansas City Royals. But it won’t make them a dynasty.

10/20/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 11: Alcides Escobar #2 celebrates with teammate Billy Butler #16 after scoring on Lorenzo Cain #6 of the Kansas City Royals RBI single to left field in the ninth inning against Zach Britton #53 of the Baltimore Orioles during Game Two of the American League Championship Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 11, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Playoff Pinch Hits: It’s All Kansas City In The American League Playoffs

The Royals have a six-game winning streak in the 2014 MLB postseason. And now they head back to Kansas City with a 2-0 lead over the Orioles in the ALCS.

10/12/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 05: Greg Holland #56 celebrates with Norichika Aoki #23 of the Kansas City Royals after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 8-3 in Game Three of the American League Division Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 5, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: American League Championship Series Is Set

The Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals are both in the ALCS, with unlikely sweeps in their respective ALDS matchups.

10/07/2014

DENVER, CO - AUGUST 19: Starting pitcher James Shields #33 of the Kansas City Royals delivers to home plate during the second inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on August 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.

Playoff Pinch Hits: American League Wild-Card Tale Of Two Underdogs

The Kansas City Royals and Oakland Athletics are both small-market teams with big MLB Playoff aspirations.

09/30/2014

Oakland Athletics vice president and general manager Billy Beane. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Felger & Mazz: Lester Trade Not Exactly Working Out For Billy Beane, A’s

Is Billy Beane on the hot seat in Oakland?

98.5 The Sports Hub–09/10/2014

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