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  1. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 2, 2015, 7:22 AM EDT

    Carlos Carrasco

    This is what your face looks like when you give up your first hit of the game with two outs in the ninth inning.

  2. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 30, 2015, 7:32 AM EDT

    Mike Trout

    Mike Trout put on a clinic against the Yankees last night.

  3. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 18, 2015, 7:24 AM EDT

    Todd Frazier

    More blowouts. More position players pitching. A couple of heroic performances. We had a little of everything last night.

  4. Yoenis Cespedes questions the Athletics’ personnel moves

    May 25, 2015, 2:30 PM EDT

    Yoenis Cespedes

    “Don’t they want to win a championship?”

  5. A’s catcher Stephen Vogt’s story is one of perseverance, survival

    May 15, 2015, 11:50 AM EDT

    Stephen Vogt Getty

    Vogt has put together one of the best all-around offensive seasons in the majors so far in 2015.

  6. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 15, 2015, 7:28 AM EDT

    Blake Treinen

    Stop me if you’ve heard this one: the Nationals defense stunk.

  7. 2015 Preview: Oakland Athletics

    Mar 23, 2015, 3:33 PM EDT

    Bob Melvin

    They’ve reshuffled the deck for 2015. But that’s OK, they do that a lot and it always seems to work out OK.

  8. 2015 Preview: Kansas City Royals

    Mar 19, 2015, 2:28 PM EDT

    Division Series - Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v Kansas City Royals - Game Three

    Why doesn’t anyone believe in the defending American League champions?

  9. Casey Kotchman is making a comeback with the Royals

    Mar 6, 2015, 3:15 PM EDT

    Casey Kotchman

    Kotchman was the Angels’ first-round pick in 2001 and played 10 seasons in the majors for seven different teams, most recently with the Marlins in 2013.

  10. Josh Reddick gave up his number to Billy Butler for an X-Box

    Mar 2, 2015, 5:12 PM EDT

    Oakland Athletics v Toronto Blue Jays

    Seems a bit light as far as these things go.

  11. Billy Butler takes some hacks in Athletics gold. And looks weird.

    Feb 6, 2015, 7:41 AM EDT

    butler getty

    We’ve gotten used to this look from Butler. His new look? Not so much.

  12. 2015 Free Agent Tracker

    Dec 25, 2014, 1:23 PM EDT

    Hanley Ramirez

    Your one-stop shop for all of the offseason signings.

  13. Royals find Billy Butler replacement, sign Kendrys Morales

    Dec 11, 2014, 12:18 PM EDT

    kendrys morales getty

    Morales was awful in 2014 after turning down a qualifying offer.

  14. Kendrys Morales is looking for “Billy Butler money”

    Dec 8, 2014, 9:21 PM EDT

    kendrys morales getty

    Kendrys Morales hit just .218/.274/.338 with eight home runs and 42 RBI in 98 games this past season between the Mariners and Twins, but the Scott Boras client is again aiming high on the free agent market.

  15. Red Sox non-tender Juan Francisco

    Dec 2, 2014, 4:50 PM EDT

    juan francisco getty

    Boston claimed Francisco off waivers from Toronto on November 19.

  16. Great Moment in Fake Trade Rumors From Teen Reporters Who Aren’t Reporters

    Dec 1, 2014, 8:08 AM EDT

    Olsen

    They keep causing people to freak out. Maybe we shouldn’t care so much?

  17. Billy Beane: Athletics unlikely to get a shortstop through free agency

    Nov 29, 2014, 7:10 PM EDT

    Jed Lowrie

    The Athletics will likely have to address their vacant shortstop position via trade as opposed to free agency according to GM Billy Beane.

  18. Athletics GM Billy Beane: “What we thought we had to do was do something that wasn’t timid”

    Nov 29, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

    Billy Beane

    Many were caught off guard by the big Josh Donaldson trade with the Blue Jays last night. Athletics GM Billy Beane did his best to explain his rationale.

  19. Josh Reddick perplexed by the Josh Donaldson trade

    Nov 28, 2014, 11:30 PM EDT

    josh reddick getty

    The Josh Donaldson trade puzzled his now ex-teammate Josh Reddick.

  20. Billy Butler takes out a full-page newspaper ad to thank Royals fans

    Nov 27, 2014, 7:10 PM EDT

    New York Yankees v Kansas City Royals

    Billy Butler, now with the Athletics, thanked Royals fans for an “amazing ride” in Kansas City.

  21. Brandon Moss, Allen Craig on Marlins’ first base radar

    Nov 27, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

    Brandon Moss

    A couple more options have appeared on the Marlins’ radar for an upgrade at first base.

  22. Delmon Young wants a two-year deal

    Nov 20, 2014, 8:54 AM EDT

    Delmon Young

    He was a nice pickup for the O’s last season. But do you give Delmon Young a multi-year deal?

  23. Video: Ken Rosenthal gives a nod to a 13-year-old for scooping him on the Billy Butler deal

    Nov 19, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT

    Screen Shot 2014-11-19 at 3.37.02 PM

    Ken Rosenthal doesn’t take what he does too seriously, even if he’s really good at what he does. That’s pretty darn refreshing.

  24. Billy Butler is gone, so the Royals are searching for a new designated hitter

    Nov 19, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

    New York Yankees v Kansas City Royals

    Kansas City has already reached out to multiple replacement options.

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