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  1. Report: Athletics working on a trade

    Nov 28, 2014, 8:44 PM EST

    Josh Donaldson

    The Athletics are reportedly close to getting three or four players back in a trade involving starter Jeff Samardzija.

  2. A’s do not plan to trade third baseman Josh Donaldson

    Nov 5, 2014, 7:48 PM EST

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    Josh Donaldson is arbitration-eligible for the first time this winter and is likely to command a big sum of money, but the cost-conscious A’s aren’t even considering trading the star third baseman.

  3. Cubs shutting down prospect Addison Russell from Arizona Fall League

    Oct 23, 2014, 7:49 PM EST

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    One of the game’s top shortstop prospects, Russell saw some time at second base in the Arizona Fall League.

  4. Who to root for in the postseason — American League

    Sep 29, 2014, 3:05 PM EST

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    If your team is eliminated, what do you do? Let us help.

  5. Settling the Score: Saturday’s results

    Sep 28, 2014, 8:58 AM EST

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    It was the second-to-last day of the regular season, and you probably already saw what happened in the games that mattered. But in case you didn’t …

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

    Sep 23, 2014, 6:29 AM EST

    Danny Duffy

    Twelve games, six shutouts. And the Mariners and Indians lose ground.

  7. Cubs ready to make a big play for pitching

    Sep 22, 2014, 3:15 PM EST

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    The Cubs know they can’t just get by on change-of-scenery guys and sign-and-flip deals.

  8. Somehow, it keeps getting worse for the A’s

    Sep 18, 2014, 3:15 PM EST

    Sean Doolittle

    The only thing more painful than hitting rock bottom is thinking you’ve hit it, only to find out there’s still more room to sink.

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

    Sep 18, 2014, 6:37 AM EST

    Matt Shoemaker

    The Angels clinch, the A’s clench.

  10. Athletics to use off-day to readjust starting rotation

    Sep 14, 2014, 11:05 PM EST

    Sonny Gray

    The Athletics changed up their starting rotation order so that Sonny Gray lines up to pitch the final game of the season on the road against the Rangers.

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

    Sep 11, 2014, 7:02 AM EST

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    Big Game James Shields shows up big in a big game . . . James . . . etc. etc. infinity

  12. Cubs will be in position to make a splash with Jon Lester

    Sep 10, 2014, 11:19 AM EST

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    Multiple industry sources say the Cubs are targeting Lester and will make a run at him this winter, trying to set a foundation piece in the rebuild at Clark and Addison.

  13. Jeff Samardzija is open to re-signing with the Cubs in 2016

    Sep 9, 2014, 3:05 PM EST

    Jeff Samardzija

    “That is absolutely something that is on my list.”

  14. Athletics halt losing streak, walk off in the ninth against the Astros

    Sep 6, 2014, 7:30 PM EST

    Jed Lowrie

    The slumping Athletics appeared to be well on their way to another loss, but put together a three-run ninth inning to work off victors against the Astros on Saturday.

  15. Settling the Score: Saturday’s results

    Aug 31, 2014, 8:58 AM EST

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    This weekend has been a nightmare for the A’s. They headed into Anaheim on Thursday for the start of a four-game series with the goal of recapturing the lead in the American League West standings, but runs have been difficult to come by and now the Angels enter play Sunday looking for the sweep.

  16. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Aug 30, 2014, 8:57 AM EST

    Albert Pujols AP

    A quick recap of a busy Friday around MLB, including an AL West showdown.

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

    Aug 26, 2014, 6:43 AM EST

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    It was Giancarlo Stanton vs. Mike Trout in Anaheim last night. Advantage: Stanton.

  18. Athletics calling up Drew Pomeranz to start Wednesday

    Aug 25, 2014, 11:02 PM EST

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    The change lines up Sonny Gray, Jon Lester, Scott Kazmir and Jeff Samardzija to start in a big four-game series against the Angels later this week.

  19. Jeff Samardzija content he chose baseball over football

    Aug 19, 2014, 11:19 AM EST

    Jeff Samardzija

    Baseball wound up the career path of choice for the A’s right-hander, but football will always be in Samardzija’s blood.

  20. Starlin Castro hopes to stay with the Cubs

    Aug 16, 2014, 10:15 AM EST

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    When the Cubs acquired top prospect shortstop Addison Russell from the Athletics in the Jeff Samardzija/Jason Hammel deal, many assumed that it likely signified the beginning of the end for Starlin Castro in Chicago. But Castro hopes to stick around.

  21. Winners and losers at the trade deadline

    Jul 31, 2014, 10:12 PM EST

    A.J. Burnett, Ruben Amaro Jr., Ryne Sandberg

    Keeping score in the aftermath of Thursday’s deadline deals.

  22. 2014 Trade Deadline Tracker

    Jul 31, 2014, 4:15 PM EST

    David Price

    Recapping all of Thursday’s dealings in one spot.

  23. Tommy Milone declines to comment on report he requested a trade from A’s

    Jul 22, 2014, 10:47 AM EST

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    Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com reported yesterday that A’s left-hander Tommy Milone has requested a trade after being demoted to Triple-A despite plenty of success in the big leagues.

  24. Report: Tommy Milone has asked the Athletics to trade him

    Jul 21, 2014, 6:24 PM EST

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    After a demotion to Triple-A earlier this month, Tommy Milone has asked the Athletics to trade him. He appears unlikely to get his wish.

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