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  1. First-place Athletics set a franchise mark with 59th win before the All-Star break

    Jul 13, 2014, 11:20 PM EDT

    Jed Lowrie, Mike Zunino

    The Athletics avoided a series sweep in Seattle. With their win, their 59th of the season, the A’s set a franchise mark for wins at the All-Star break.

  2. Drew Pomeranz allows just one hit in rehab debut

    Jul 13, 2014, 10:59 AM EDT

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    A’s starter Drew Pomeranz made his minor league rehab debut on Saturday night with the Triple-A Sacramento River Cats. And it was promising. The left-hander struck out seven, walked none, and yielded only one hit — a solo home run — over four strong innings.

  3. CSNBayArea’s exclusive interview with Billy Beane

    Jul 8, 2014, 11:59 PM EDT

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    Here’s part one of an exclusive interview that Joe Stiglich of CSNBayArea.com conducted this week with Billy Beane, general manager of the team with the best record in the majors …

  4. The 2014 All-Star rosters have been announced

    Jul 6, 2014, 7:51 PM EDT

    Jose Bautista

    Find out who’s on the roster for each league in the All-Star Game at Target Field in Minnesota on July 15.

  5. Jeff Samardzija impresses in debut with the Athletics

    Jul 6, 2014, 7:30 PM EDT

    Jeff Samardzija

    Jeff Samardzija pitched well and got a win — only his third of the season — in his debut with the Athletics.

  6. Justin Verlander thinks the Tigers influenced the Athletics’ recent pitching acquisitions

    Jul 5, 2014, 10:00 PM EDT

    Detroit Tigers' Verlander reacts after leaving the game against Texas Rangers in their MLB American League baseball game in Arlington

    The Tigers — Justin Verlander specifically — have booted the Athletics out of the ALDS in each of the last two seasons in heart-breaking Game Fives. That’s why Verlander thinks that the A’s had them in mind when they acquired Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Cubs on Friday.

  7. Athletics option Tommy Milone to Triple-A Sacramento

    Jul 5, 2014, 9:25 PM EDT

    Tommy Milone

    The A’s did a bit of roster maneuvering in the wake of Friday’s Jeff Samardzija/Jason Hammel trade.

  8. Quote of the Day: Darwin Barney on the Cubs’ roster makeover

    Jul 5, 2014, 3:20 PM EDT

    Darwin Barney Getty

    Darwin Barney is feeling a little lonely in the Cubs’ clubhouse these days.

  9. Report: A’s talked to Rays about David Price before finding match with Cubs

    Jul 5, 2014, 2:24 PM EDT

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    The A’s have strongly positioned themselves for another run in October after their trade with the Cubs, but they also considered a deal for the Rays’ David Price.

  10. The Cubs’ collection of position prospects is ridiculous

    Jul 5, 2014, 12:18 AM EDT

    Javier Baez

    Get excited, Cubs fans. You too, fantasy leaguers.

  11. After sacrificing two top prospects, the A’s are now all in for 2014

    Jul 4, 2014, 11:38 PM EDT

    Billy Beane

    Billy Beane gets a jump on the trade market by parting with Addison Russell, Billy McKinney.

  12. A’s acquire Jeff Samardzija, Jason Hammel from Cubs for Addison Russell

    Jul 4, 2014, 10:46 PM EDT

    Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs - Game Two

    Outfield prospect Billy McKinney and right-hander Dan Straily also on the move to the Cubs.

  13. Brian Cashman could make a deal in the coming weeks

    Jun 20, 2014, 7:40 PM EDT

    Brian Cashman

    The Yankees may be on the prowl for a rotation upgrade in the coming weeks.

  14. Cubs reportedly made new five-year offer to Jeff Samardzija, but he isn’t going to accept it

    Jun 18, 2014, 6:24 PM EDT

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    Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times reported earlier this week that the Cubs were making a late push to lock up ace right-hander Jeff Samardzija. But it doesn’t sound like anything is going to get done between the two parties.

  15. The Giants and Royals were scouting Jeff Samardzija last night

    Jun 18, 2014, 11:33 AM EDT

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    The hottest property at the trade deadline is being scouted by contenders.

  16. The Cubs are talking to Jeff Samardzija about a long term deal

    Jun 17, 2014, 8:23 AM EDT

    Chicago Cubs Photo Day

    I’m mostly happy that I get to use this pic. Oh my God, this pic.

  17. Giants are “showing strong interest” in Jeff Samardzija

    Jun 15, 2014, 1:03 PM EDT

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    Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times reported Saturday afternoon that the Cubs have already been in trade talks with multiple teams about ace right-hander Jeff Samardzija. Some of those calls have apparently come from San Francisco.

  18. Report: Cubs already talking potential trades involving Jeff Samardzija, Jason Hammel

    Jun 14, 2014, 12:55 PM EDT

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    The number of sellers before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline will likely be limited. The Cubs are one of the obvious ones and they are already talking about potential trades.

  19. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 2, 2014, 6:08 AM EDT

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    Six shutouts on Sunday afternoon. So don’t worry if you think you wasted your day because 20% of all major league teams didn’t get much done yesterday either.

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

    May 27, 2014, 7:11 AM EDT

    George Springer

    After a rough start to his big league career, George Springer has sprung.

  21. Jeff Samardzija finally has a win

    May 26, 2014, 7:20 PM EDT

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    Cubs right-hander Jeff Samardzija pitched in a ton of tough luck over his first 10 starts this season, but he finally got into the win column today as part of an 8-4 victory over the Giants.

  22. Adam Wainwright continues to be ridiculously good

    May 26, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

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    A lot of NL pitchers are having great years. Wainwright may be the best of them all.

  23. Blue Jays among teams scouting Cubs ace Jeff Samardzija

    May 25, 2014, 11:54 AM EDT

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    Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that the American League East-leading Blue Jays are among the teams with interest in trading for Cubs right-hander Jeff Samardzija.

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

    May 22, 2014, 6:55 AM EDT

    Al Alburquerque

    Well, that’s something you don’t see every day.

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