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  1. Houston is going for it: Astros acquire left-hander Scott Kazmir from A’s

    Jul 23, 2015, 1:29 PM EDT

    Scott Kazmir

    Dallas Keuchel and Scott Kazmir atop the Astros’ rotation.

  2. A’s closer Sean Doolittle: “I have my mind set on pitching this year”

    Jul 23, 2015, 11:38 AM EDT

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    He’s been limited to one game by shoulder problems.

  3. Mets, A’s “discussing pieces” for Ben Zobrist trade

    Jul 21, 2015, 8:35 PM EDT

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    Zobrist is also reportedly drawing interest from the Yankees, Giants, and Nationals, but the Mets are said to be willing to overpay to get him from the A’s because how desperate they are for an upgrade on offense.

  4. Report: Blue Jays have “strong interest” in Brewers right-hander Mike Fiers

    Jul 20, 2015, 9:01 PM EDT

    MILWAUKEE, WI - JULY 17: Mike Fiers #50 of the Milwaukee Brewers pitches during the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Miller Park on July 17, 2015 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

    Fiers, 30, has a 3.79 ERA and 106/40 K/BB ratio over 107 innings this season.

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

    Jul 20, 2015, 7:25 AM EDT

    Zack Greinke

    Zack Greinke was impressive. Even if Bryce Harper wasn’t all that impressed.

  6. A’s GM Billy Beane says Jesse Hahn looking at “somewhat extended stay” on DL

    Jul 16, 2015, 10:33 PM EDT

    OAKLAND, CA - JULY 1: Jesse Hahn #32 of the Oakland Athletics pitches during the game against the Colorado Rockies at O.co Coliseum on July 1, 2015 in Oakland, California. The Athletics defeated the Rockies 4-1. (Photo by Michael Zagaris/Oakland Athletics/Getty Images)

    Athletics right-hander Jesse Hahn is looking at a “somewhat extended stay” on the disabled list due to a flexor tendon injury.

  7. HBT First-Half Awards: American League Cy Young

    Jul 16, 2015, 11:50 AM EDT

    Chris Sale

    This is probably the closest awards race of them all.

  8. Attention shoppers! Hamels, Cueto, Shields, Samardzija, Price headline rotation trade targets

    Jul 15, 2015, 12:07 PM EDT

    Cole Hamels

    Which big-name starting pitchers will contending teams go after the hardest between now and July 31?

  9. deGrom dominates, Andrew McCucthen homers as the N.L. makes it 3-2 in the sixth

    Jul 14, 2015, 10:37 PM EDT

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    We’re in the top of the seventh and substitutions are coming quickly, but the game remains tight.

  10. 2015 All-Star Game Preview

    Jul 14, 2015, 5:48 PM EDT

    GABP

    First pitch is 8:15. Here is everything you need to know.

  11. Zack Greinke and Dallas Keuchel named All-Star starters

    Jul 13, 2015, 12:31 PM EDT

    Zack Greinke AP

    Bruce Bochy and Ned Yost make their picks.

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

    Jul 13, 2015, 7:47 AM EDT

    Gregory Polanco

    Another day, another walkoff win for the surging Pirates.

  13. Hector Santiago replaces Sonny Gray on the AL All-Star roster

    Jul 12, 2015, 7:45 PM EDT

    Hector Santiago

    Sonny Gray pitched well to close out the first half, but won’t be available on Tuesday at the All-Star Game. Hector Santiago gets his spot.

  14. Mets, Yankees, Giants, Nationals interested in Ben Zobrist

    Jul 12, 2015, 5:01 PM EDT

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    The 34-year-old has posted a respectable .771 OPS (115 OPS+) with five home runs and 31 RBI in 57 games this season for the A’s, who entered play Sunday with a disappointing 40-50 record.

  15. Scott Kazmir expected to make next scheduled start following another minor arm problem

    Jul 12, 2015, 11:42 AM EDT

    Oakland Athletics v New York Yankees

    If his health cooperates, Kazmir will be a big-time trade chip for Oakland.

  16. A’s shut down Jesse Hahn with forearm injury

    Jul 10, 2015, 5:12 PM EDT

    jesse hahn getty

    Hahn hasn’t pitched since July 1.

  17. Jesse Hahn to undergo MRI on elbow

    Jul 9, 2015, 9:20 PM EDT

    OAKLAND, CA - JULY 1:  Jesse Hahn #32 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Colorado Rockies during the game at O.co Coliseum on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Brad Mangin/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

    Acquired from the Padres in the Derek Norris deal over the winter, Hahn has a 3.35 ERA and 64/25 K/BB ratio in 96 2/3 innings over 16 starts this season.

  18. A’s lefty Scott Kazmir leaves start with triceps injury

    Jul 9, 2015, 10:47 AM EDT

    Scott Kazmir

    Could hurt his trade value leading up to July 31.

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

    Jul 8, 2015, 7:26 AM EDT

    Johnny Cueto

    Johnny Cueto could make a huge difference in the second half. Even if it isn’t for the Cincinnati Reds.

  20. Pitchers and reserves for 2015 MLB All-Star Game announced

    Jul 6, 2015, 7:00 PM EDT

    All-Star Logo

    The starters for the 2015 MLB All-Star Game were announced on Sunday, so now it’s time to learn the pitchers and reserves who have been selected to represent the American League and National League at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati on Tuesday, July 14…

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

    Jul 6, 2015, 7:03 AM EDT

    Justin Verlander

    Justin Verlander, doing the same things over and over and expecting different results.

  22. Coco Crisp is dealing with kidney stones

    Jul 3, 2015, 11:45 PM EDT

    Coco Crisp

    Base Ba’al has no mercy for Coco Crisp.

  23. Report: Mets willing to “overpay” to acquire Ben Zobrist

    Jul 3, 2015, 11:05 PM EDT

    Ben Zobrist

    The Mets are VERY interested in Ben Zobrist.

  24. Josh Reddick expressed unhappiness with his playing time in a radio interview, then apologized

    Jul 3, 2015, 7:45 PM EDT

    Josh Reddick

    The Athletics haven’t used Josh Reddick much against left-handed starters. Reddick isn’t too happy with that, despite his results against southpaws.

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