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Josh Donaldson

  1. A’s halt Royals’ winning streak at eight with 11-3 drubbing

    Aug 12, 2014, 11:15 PM EDT

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    A’s starter Jon Lester fanned nine batters over six solid innings and the Oakland offense set a season-high with 20 hits in an 11-3 beatdown of the host Royals on Tuesday night at Kansas City’s Kauffman Stadium. It was the first loss for the Royals in nine games.

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

    Aug 5, 2014, 6:38 AM EDT

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    Don’t look now, but the Angels are only a game back of the A’s in the AL West. And, thus, a game away from having the best record in baseball.

  3. Pedro Alvarez out at third base, but no position change imminent

    Aug 3, 2014, 7:30 PM EDT

    Pedro Alvarez

    For now, Pedro Alvarez won’t be switching positions, but he is no longer the team’s everyday third baseman.

  4. Athletics to place Nick Punto on the disabled list with a strained hamstring

    Aug 2, 2014, 7:50 PM EDT

    Nick Punto

    Nick Punto strained his right hamstring running the bases on Saturday afternoon and will go on the disabled list as a result.

  5. The 2014 All-Star Game Preview

    Jul 15, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

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    The Midsummer Classic is finally here. Let’s look at what we’ll be looking at this evening.

  6. Yoenis Cespedes wins his second Home Run Derby in a row

    Jul 14, 2014, 11:52 PM EDT

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    Cespedes repeats. And a new Home Run Derby format fizzles.

  7. Your 2014 Home Run Derby Live Blog

    Jul 14, 2014, 7:50 PM EDT

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    We’re keeping a running commentary on the Home Run Derby. So you don’t have to.

  8. Your 2014 Home Run Derby Preview

    Jul 14, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

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    Giancarlo Stanton is the favorite. Who else is in the hunt?

  9. All-Star game lineups, with Jeter and McCutchen leading off

    Jul 14, 2014, 1:25 PM EDT

    Derek Jeter

    Cardinals right-hander Adam Wainwright and Mariners right-hander Felix Hernandez have been named the starting pitchers for the All-Star game, and here are the starting lineups they’ll be facing tomorrow night.

  10. Giancarlo Stanton is the favorite to win the Home Run Derby

    Jul 11, 2014, 9:13 AM EDT

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    Giancarlo Stanton: the California Chrome of the Home Run Derby

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

    Jul 11, 2014, 6:55 AM EDT

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    The scoreless streak is over for Clayton Kershaw, but the dominance remains.

  12. Josh Donaldson and Justin Morneau added to Home Run Derby

    Jul 10, 2014, 7:20 PM EDT

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    The field for next week’s Home Run Derby is officially in place.

  13. The 2014 All-Star rosters have been announced

    Jul 6, 2014, 7:51 PM EDT

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

  14. 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.

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

    Jul 2, 2014, 7:46 PM EDT

    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.

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

    Jun 30, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

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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.

  17. Manny Machado will have his five-game suspension appeal heard Wednesday in Baltimore

    Jun 24, 2014, 7:13 PM EDT

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    Major League Baseball gave a five-game suspension to Manny Machado after he chucked his bat in the direction of A’s third baseman Josh Donaldson on June 8 at Camden Yards. Machado appealed that suspension immediately to remain active, and his case is finally going to be heard on Wednesday in Baltimore.

  18. American League All-Star voting update: The A’s may finally get a fan-elected starter

    Jun 23, 2014, 8:23 AM EDT

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    Donaldson leads at his position and Norris and Cespedes are knocking on the door.

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

    Jun 9, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

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    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.

  20. Jose Bautista takes the lead in AL All-Star voting

    Jun 8, 2014, 8:52 PM EDT

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    Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista has passed Mike Trout in the AL All-Star balloting.

  21. Manny Machado ejected after he intentionally tosses his bat

    Jun 8, 2014, 5:46 PM EDT

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    Orioles third baseman Manny Machado was ejected from today’s game against the Athletics after he intentionally tossed his bat. A suspension from MLB should be coming.

  22. The benches cleared between the Orioles and A’s after a tag play

    Jun 6, 2014, 8:50 PM EDT

    Manny Machado

    The Orioles and Athletics weren’t getting along well on Friday after Josh Donaldson tagged out Manny Machado.

  23. A’s showing opponents that no lead is safe

    Jun 5, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

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    Trailing in a game does little to affect the Oakland A’s right now.

  24. 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.

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

    May 29, 2014, 7:01 AM EDT

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    Ryan Howard walked the Phillies off with a three-run homer. Josh Donaldson did the same thing for the Athletics. Really, if you weren’t hitting walkoff three-run homers last night, we don’t want to know you.

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