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  1. Ben Zobrist and his wife took out a full-page ad to thank Rays fans

    Jan 19, 2015, 9:08 AM EST

    New York Yankees v Tampa Bay Rays

    Ben Zobrist and his wife Julianna thanked Rays fans in a full-page ad for the Tampa Bay Times on Sunday.

  2. Billy Beane and Mike Rizzo love trading with each other

    Jan 15, 2015, 10:15 AM EST

    Billy Beane

    Oakland and Washington have made an average of one trade every five months for the past four years.

  3. Nationals acquire Yunel Escobar from the Athletics

    Jan 14, 2015, 7:19 PM EST

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    The Nationals have reportedly acquired shortstop Yunel Escobar from the Athletics.

  4. Josh Reddick is now on board with Billy Beane’s plan

    Jan 10, 2015, 5:00 PM EST

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    Josh Reddick openly criticized the logic behind the Josh Donaldson deal, but he’s back on board with Billy Beane’s plan after today’s trade for Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar.

  5. UPDATE: Athletics acquire Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar from Rays

    Jan 10, 2015, 1:24 PM EST

    Ben Zobrist, Yunel Escobar

    Billy Beane’s fascinating offseason continues, as the Athletics have acquired Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar from the Rays.

  6. Report: Athletics discussing Justin Upton, Evan Gattis with Braves

    Nov 29, 2014, 8:58 AM EST

    Justin Upton

    The Athletics dealt star third baseman Josh Donaldson to the Blue Jays last night for Brett Lawrie and three prospects, but general manager Billy Beane isn’t done with reshuffling his roster.

  7. Examining the DH market

    Nov 11, 2014, 8:26 PM EST

    Victor Martinez

    Who might want a designated hitter this winter?

  8. Geovany Soto leaves Wild Card game with thumb injury

    Sep 30, 2014, 9:06 PM EST

    Geovany Soto Athletics

    Derek Norris came off the bench to replace him.

  9. Concussion ends John Jaso’s season for second straight year

    Sep 17, 2014, 2:48 PM EST

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    This year he hit .264 with nine homers and a .767 OPS in 99 games, including 47 starts at catcher.

  10. John Jaso not cleared to return from concussion

    Sep 11, 2014, 10:15 AM EST

    John Jaso AP

    Earlier this week A’s catcher/designated hitter John Jaso was believed to be on the verge of returning from an August concussion, albeit in a limited bench role, but now those plans have been scrapped.

  11. John Jaso will be limited to pinch-hitting after returning from concussion

    Sep 8, 2014, 10:15 AM EST

    John Jaso AP

    He’s hoping to come off the concussion disabled list later this week.

  12. Injuries will test A’s in stretch run

    Aug 25, 2014, 12:48 PM EST

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    Depth has been a major key to the A’s success this year, and it’s going to play a huge factor over the final five weeks of the regular season.

  13. John Jaso is placed on the concussion disabled list

    Aug 25, 2014, 9:28 AM EST

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    Jaso missed the playoffs last year due to a severe concussion. He’s out with brain trauma once again.

  14. A’s acquire catcher Geovany Soto from Rangers

    Aug 24, 2014, 5:05 PM EST

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    As first reported by Chris Cotillo at MLB Daily Dish, the A’s have acquired catcher Geovany Soto from the Rangers for future cash considerations.

  15. 2014 Trade Deadline Tracker

    Jul 31, 2014, 4:15 PM EST

    David Price

    Recapping all of Thursday’s dealings in one spot.

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

    Jul 28, 2014, 6:32 AM EST

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    The Dodgers sweep their rivals in San Francisco, the Rays complain about Big Papi and I complain about Southwest Airlines messing with my kids’ vacation.

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

    Jul 4, 2014, 11:38 PM EST

    Billy Beane

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

  18. Rick Porcello’s 0-walk, 0-strikeout shutout was miraculous

    Jul 2, 2014, 7:46 PM EST

    Rick Porcello

    It had been almost 25 years since a pitcher had thrown a shutout without walking anyone or striking out anyone. Then Rick Porcello did it and showed what the game could look like.

  19. Will the second half bring more of the same for the MLB-leading A’s?

    Jun 30, 2014, 11:19 AM EST

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    The A’s reached the halfway mark of their season Sunday, and it’s tough to find too much fault with what took place over the first 81 games.

  20. “Clutch Norris” leads A’s three-headed catching monster

    Jun 18, 2014, 2:44 PM EST

    Derek Norris

    There is one lone sticker on the nameplates in the A’s locker room. It boasts the words “Clutch Norris” above Derek Norris’ stall.

  21. A’s take exception to Manny Machado’s antics

    Jun 9, 2014, 11:19 AM EST

    Manny Machado

    The A’s had strong words for Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado after he threw his bat during an eighth-inning incident Sunday that cleared the benches at Camden Yards.

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

    Jun 9, 2014, 6:47 AM EST

    Jordan Zimmermann

    Jordan Zimmermann was on point and the Nationals have won seven of their past nine and are now tied for first place.

  23. Tanaka tames the A’s

    Jun 5, 2014, 5:03 PM EST

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    And Alfonso Soriano finally got a hit.

  24. Athletics may look to bolster starting rotation through a trade

    May 3, 2014, 11:55 PM EST

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    The back of the Athletics’ starting rotation has been unreliable, so they may deal from depth to address the situation.

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