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  1. Padres acquire catcher Derek Norris from Athletics

    Dec 18, 2014, 9:30 PM EST

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    The Padres continue to overhaul their lineup while the A’s continue to unload.

  2. A’s to get Marcus Semien, Chris Bassitt from White Sox for Jeff Samardzija

    Dec 9, 2014, 3:05 AM EST

    Marcus Semien

    White Sox set to add a top starter to go along with their new closer.

  3. UPDATE: The A’s and Indians could agree to a Brandon Moss trade as soon as Friday

    Dec 4, 2014, 10:23 PM EST

    Brandon Moss

    The Athletics have already traded Josh Donaldson and it’s beginning to sound like a foregone conclusion that Moss will follow him out the door.

  4. “Billy Boy”: The Josh Donaldson trade was reportedly sparked by an argument with Billy Beane

    Dec 3, 2014, 7:59 AM EST

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    If this is true, it wouldn’t be the first time Beane rode a promising player out of town on a rail.

  5. A’s GM Billy Beane discusses the Josh Donaldson trade

    Nov 30, 2014, 8:54 AM EST

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    A’s general manager Billy Beane joined MLB Network by phone on Saturday to discuss the controversial trade that sent Josh Donaldson to the Blue Jays for Brett Lawrie and three prospects …

  6. Josh Donaldson credits new teammate Jose Bautista for breakout

    Nov 29, 2014, 9:20 PM EST

    Josh Donaldson

    Josh Donaldson emulated Jose Bautista and it helped him put himself on the map in 2013 with the Athletics.

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

    Nov 29, 2014, 7:10 PM EST

    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.

  8. Josh Donaldson writes farewell message to A’s fans

    Nov 29, 2014, 3:30 PM EST

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    After coming over the Cubs in 2008, Josh Donaldson emerged as a star in Oakland.

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

    Nov 29, 2014, 10:15 AM EST

    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.

  10. 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.

  11. Josh Reddick perplexed by the Josh Donaldson trade

    Nov 28, 2014, 11:30 PM EST

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

  12. Athletics designate Kyle Blanks and Josh Lindblom for assignment

    Nov 28, 2014, 10:34 PM EST

    Mike Gallego, Kyle Blanks

    The A’s cleared some space on their roster following the Josh Donaldson trade by designating Kyle Blanks and Josh Lindblom for assignment.

  13. Blue Jays acquire Josh Donaldson in a trade with the Athletics

    Nov 28, 2014, 9:57 PM EST

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    Brett Lawrie and a couple of minor leaguers are headed to the Athletics in exchange for Josh Donaldson.

  14. 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.

  15. 2014 Fielding Bible Award winners announced

    Oct 30, 2014, 7:24 PM EST

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    The Fielding Bible Awards are back. And they have an interesting wrinkle this time around.

  16. Gold Glove finalists announced

    Oct 23, 2014, 1:47 PM EST

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    On your mark. Get set. Complain!

  17. The beauty of belief

    Oct 1, 2014, 1:53 PM EST

    Nosotros Creemos!

    The Royals may not have won the AL Wild Card if not for the confounding decisions of manager Ned Yost.

  18. Could Billy Beane bust up the A’s?

    Oct 1, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

    Billy Beane

    The A’s went all-in and busted. Now what will Billy Beane do?

  19. Royals complete thrilling comeback to defeat A’s in the American League Wild Card Game

    Oct 1, 2014, 1:10 AM EST

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    Salvador Perez was held hitless in his first five at-bats of Tuesday’s American League Wild Card Game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, but he smacked a walkoff RBI single down the left-field line in the 12th inning to give the Royals a 9-8 victory over the A’s.

  20. Wild Card Game: A’s vs. Royals lineups

    Sep 30, 2014, 3:05 PM EST

    Royals WIld Card Game

    Some surprises for Oakland. Zero surprises for Kansas City.

  21. Pouliot’s 2014 American League awards picks

    Sep 29, 2014, 12:40 PM EST

    Mike Trout

    Trout vs. Martinez? Hernandez vs. Kluber? Here are one person’s picks for MVP, Cy Young and Rookie of the Year.

  22. Previewing the 2014 Playoffs

    Sep 29, 2014, 8:59 AM EST

    Playoffs

    Let’s meet our ten playoff teams and assess their strengths, weaknesses and overall outlook.

  23. Derek Jeter has the most popular player jersey since the All-Star break

    Sep 25, 2014, 4:30 PM EST

    Derek Jeter

    The old man tops the list, but a lot of young stars are right on his heels.

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

    Sep 22, 2014, 5:14 AM EST

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    The Royals salvage one and their hopes of an AL Central title remain alive.

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

    Sep 10, 2014, 6:50 AM EST

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    Yusmeiro Petit was a study in efficiency as the Giants solidified their hold on the top wild card slot in the National League and pulled to within two and a half of the Dodgers.

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