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  1. 2014 Home Run Derby participants …

    Jul 8, 2014, 7:05 PM EDT

    home run derby logo

    Home Run Derby league captains Troy Tulowtizki and Jose Bautista just revealed four of their five choices for next week’s event live on ESPN’s Sportscenter. The final two participants for the 2014 Home Run Derby will be announced Thursday.

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

    Jul 8, 2014, 6:56 AM EDT

    Manny Machado

    There were fireworks in the 11th inning in Washington last night, but there were also five shutouts around the bigs as the new era of the pitcher continues.

  3. The 2014 All-Star rosters have been announced

    Jul 6, 2014, 7:51 PM EDT

    Jose Bautista

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

  4. Jeff Samardzija impresses in debut with the Athletics

    Jul 6, 2014, 7:30 PM EDT

    Jeff Samardzija

    Jeff Samardzija pitched well and got a win — only his third of the season — in his debut with the Athletics.

  5. Jose Bautista calls MLB’s replay system “a joke”

    Jul 6, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT

    Melky Cabrera

    The umpires appeared to miss a call on Saturday night when the Blue Jays took on the Athletics, and they appeared to compound the problem by upholding their incorrect call after replay review. Jose Bautista wasn’t happy about it.

  6. Justin Verlander thinks the Tigers influenced the Athletics’ recent pitching acquisitions

    Jul 5, 2014, 10:00 PM EDT

    Detroit Tigers' Verlander reacts after leaving the game against Texas Rangers in their MLB American League baseball game in Arlington

    The Tigers — Justin Verlander specifically — have booted the Athletics out of the ALDS in each of the last two seasons in heart-breaking Game Fives. That’s why Verlander thinks that the A’s had them in mind when they acquired Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Cubs on Friday.

  7. Athletics option Tommy Milone to Triple-A Sacramento

    Jul 5, 2014, 9:25 PM EDT

    Tommy Milone

    The A’s did a bit of roster maneuvering in the wake of Friday’s Jeff Samardzija/Jason Hammel trade.

  8. Play of the Day: Yasiel Puig recovers from misjudging a fly ball

    Jul 5, 2014, 8:50 PM EDT

    Yasiel Puig

    Yoenis Cespedes and Yasiel Puig are your current leaders in turning a poor play into an amazing play (1).

  9. 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.

  10. A’s acquire Jeff Samardzija, Jason Hammel from Cubs for Addison Russell

    Jul 4, 2014, 10:46 PM EDT

    Washington Nationals v Chicago Cubs - Game Two

    Outfield prospect Billy McKinney and right-hander Dan Straily also on the move to the Cubs.

  11. A strange replay in Oakland reveals a big hole in the replay rule

    Jul 4, 2014, 9:04 AM EDT

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    Baseball needs to make an immediate fix to prevent a situation like the one which occurred in Oakland yesterday from happening again.

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

    Jul 4, 2014, 7:44 AM EDT

    Masahiro Tanaka

    Masahiro Tanaka gets his 12th win and a weird, weird replay goes down in the A’s-Blue Jays game.

  13. A’s activate Eric O’Flaherty, designate Jeff Francis for assignment

    Jul 3, 2014, 5:40 PM EDT

    Eric O'Flaherty AP

    As expected the A’s have activated reliever Eric O’Flaherty from the disabled list, completing his comeback from Tommy John elbow surgery 12 months ago. To make room on the roster they designated left-hander Jeff Francis for assignment.

  14. Once-dominant setup man Eric O’Flaherty is close to joining the A’s after Tommy John surgery

    Jul 3, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT

    Eric O'Flaherty AP

    Oakland’s bullpen is close to adding left-hander Eric O’Flaherty, who was a dominant setup man in Atlanta from 2009-2013.

  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. VIDEO: Rajai Davis hits walk-off grand slam against Athletics

    Jun 30, 2014, 11:48 PM EDT

    Rajai Davis Getty

    Athletics closer Sean Doolittle issued a rare walk before serving up a walk-off grand slam to Tigers outfielder Rajai Davis this evening in Detroit.

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

    Jun 30, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

    cespedes getty

    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.

  18. A’s lose Josh Reddick to another knee injury

    Jun 29, 2014, 12:38 PM EDT

    josh reddick getty

    Josh Reddick was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday morning after straining his right knee in the A’s defeat of the Marlins on Saturday.

  19. Sean Doolittle’s scoreless innings streak snapped at 26 2/3

    Jun 28, 2014, 8:45 PM EDT

    Sean Doolittle

    Sean Doolittle has quietly been one of baseball’s best closers this season. The Marlins put an end to his scoreless innings streak on Saturday.

  20. Giancarlo Stanton has agreed to participate in the Home Run Derby

    Jun 28, 2014, 2:50 PM EDT

    Giancarlo Stanton

    Wanna watch Giancarlo Stanton hit some dingers? Tune in to the Home Run Derby.

  21. Video: Yoenis Cespedes threw out another runner at home plate in spectacular fashion

    Jun 27, 2014, 8:28 PM EDT

    Yoenis Cespedes

    One of these days, players will learn not to test the arm of Yoenis Cespedes.

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

    Jun 26, 2014, 6:53 AM EDT

    Blood on the Tracks

    Tim Lincecum’s no-hitter reminded me of something.

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

    Jun 25, 2014, 6:57 AM EDT

    Clayton Kershaw

    The fella with the beard? The one who pitches for Los Angeles? Yeah, he’s pretty good.

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

    Jun 24, 2014, 7:13 PM EDT

    manny machado getty

    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.

  25. A’s activate Josh Reddick, place Kyle Blanks on disabled list

    Jun 24, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT

    Oakland Athletics v Toronto Blue Jays

    Oakland right fielder Josh Reddick is back from the disabled list after missing the past month with a hyperextended right knee and the A’s made room for him on the roster by placing first baseman/outfielder Kyle Blanks on the shelf with a strained calf.

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