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  1. Brad Peacock undergoes hip surgery, may miss spring training

    Oct 28, 2014, 3:45 PM EST

    Brad Peacock

    Peacock, who was acquired from the A’s as part of the Jed Lowrie/Chris Carter trade in February of 2013, has a 4.90 ERA in 215 innings for the Astros through age 26.

  2. On Yoenis Cespedes in Boston: “He marches to his own drum and the coaches all hate him”

    Oct 27, 2014, 9:14 PM EST

    Cespedes Getty

    From all indications, it sounds like Yoenis Cespedes’ time in Boston is going to be brief.

  3. Brandon Moss has hip surgery

    Oct 23, 2014, 8:57 PM EST

    Brandon Moss

    Moss will use crutches for around four weeks and the expectation is that he’ll begin running in 12 weeks.

  4. Cubs shutting down prospect Addison Russell from Arizona Fall League

    Oct 23, 2014, 7:49 PM EST

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    One of the game’s top shortstop prospects, Russell saw some time at second base in the Arizona Fall League.

  5. Gold Glove finalists announced

    Oct 23, 2014, 1:47 PM EST

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    On your mark. Get set. Complain!

  6. Red Sox could make Yoenis Cespedes available

    Oct 19, 2014, 1:24 PM EST

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    Boston has an outfield logjam that needs to be addressed this winter.

  7. Stephen Vogt gets foot surgery, faces two-month recovery

    Oct 16, 2014, 1:15 PM EST

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    Vogt joined the A’s in June and put up big numbers right away to grab hold of the first extended role of his career at age 29, but then hit just .186 in 39 games after August 1.

  8. Against all expectations, Ned Yost figured it out

    Oct 15, 2014, 10:28 PM EST

    Ned Yost

    Ned Yost’s team is going to the World Series. Ned Yost’s team. Ned Yost…

  9. Why did the O’s sign J.J. Hardy now? Because the shortstop market is a hot mess

    Oct 10, 2014, 10:54 AM EST

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    Many, many teams would’ve lined up to sign Hardy if the Orioles didn’t lock him up.

  10. Brandon Moss to undergo hip surgery

    Oct 8, 2014, 5:20 PM EST

    Brandon Moss

    Moss had a big first half, but then was terrible after the All-Star break by hitting .173 in 58 games.

  11. Eric Hosmer homers in 11th, sends Royals up 2-0 in the ALDS against the Angels

    Oct 4, 2014, 1:31 AM EST

    Eric Hosmer

    Eric Hosmer was the hero for the Royals on Friday night, when he broke a 1-1 tie in the 11th inning with a two-run home run. The Royals are now up 2-0 in the ALDS against the Angels.

  12. Brandon Moss on batting average: “It’s the stupidest stat!”

    Oct 3, 2014, 9:45 PM EST

    Brandon Moss

    Eno Sarris of FanGraphs had a very interesting and revealing interview with Athletics slugger Brandon Moss.

  13. Russell Martin’s free agency looms large as Pirates face offseason

    Oct 1, 2014, 11:54 PM EST

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    After Wednesday’s 8-0 loss, it’s time for the Pirates to start thinking about next year.

  14. A’s option for Nick Punto vests at $2.75 million

    Oct 1, 2014, 7:19 PM EST

    Nick Punto

    Punto hit just .207 with two homers and a .589 OPS in 73 games.

  15. Royals to start Yordano Ventura in Game 2 of ALDS

    Oct 1, 2014, 6:33 PM EST

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    Jason Vargas, who spent last season in the Angels’ rotation before signing with the Royals as a free agent, will start Game 1 for Kansas City.

  16. Odd, and unfulfilling, season ends for A’s

    Oct 1, 2014, 3:15 PM EST

    Eric Sogard A's

    Somehow, it all seemed to tie this strange 2014 season together in one fitting package, though the end result wasn’t what anyone in green and gold wanted.

  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. Adam Dunn still plans to retire

    Oct 1, 2014, 9:40 AM EST

    Adam Dunn

    Adam Dunn has no problem with not playing last night. And, apparently, does not plan to play again.

  20. Playoff Reset: The National League Wild Card Game

    Oct 1, 2014, 8:29 AM EST

    Andrew McCutchen

    Bumgarner vs. Volquez is, on paper anyway, something of a mismatch. But as we saw in last night’s game, predicting these things is a fool’s errand.

  21. Bailed out by offense, Ned Yost lives another day

    Oct 1, 2014, 2:02 AM EST

    Wild Card Game - Oakland Athletics v Kansas City Royals

    Yost’s controversial call fails to doom Royals after all.

  22. A’s will have six months to play the “what if” game

    Oct 1, 2014, 1:44 AM EST

    Jonny Gomes, Sam Fuld

    In-game losses left the A’s undermanned in defeat.

  23. 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.

  24. Coco Crisp exits Wild Card Game with hamstring injury

    Oct 1, 2014, 12:14 AM EST

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    A’s center fielder Coco Crisp was removed from Tuesday night’s American League Wild Card Game before the bottom of the 11th inning with an apparent hamstring injury.

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