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  1. Somehow, it keeps getting worse for the A’s

    Sep 18, 2014, 3:15 PM EST

    Sean Doolittle

    The only thing more painful than hitting rock bottom is thinking you’ve hit it, only to find out there’s still more room to sink.

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

    Sep 18, 2014, 6:37 AM EST

    Matt Shoemaker

    The Angels clinch, the A’s clench.

  3. Concussion ends John Jaso’s season for second straight year

    Sep 17, 2014, 2:48 PM EST

    john jaso getty

    This year he hit .264 with nine homers and a .767 OPS in 99 games, including 47 starts at catcher.

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

    Sep 17, 2014, 7:08 AM EST

    Washington Nationals Celebrate

    Beer showers on the Beltway as the Nats and Orioles both clinch

  5. Major League Baseball announces nominees for the Clemente Award

    Sep 16, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

    Clemente

    Carlos Beltran won last year. Who gets it this year?

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

    Sep 15, 2014, 6:11 AM EST

    Orioles celebrate

    Against all odds, the Orioles are poised to clinch their first AL East title in seventeen years.

  7. Athletics to use off-day to readjust starting rotation

    Sep 14, 2014, 11:05 PM EST

    Sonny Gray

    The Athletics changed up their starting rotation order so that Sonny Gray lines up to pitch the final game of the season on the road against the Rangers.

  8. After skipping a start with tired shoulder, Tommy Milone now has neck soreness

    Sep 13, 2014, 2:57 PM EST

    Tommy Milone Getty

    Milone has struggled to the tune of a 7.40 ERA and 12/11 K/BB ratio in 20 2/3 innings over his first five starts with Minnesota.

  9. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Sep 13, 2014, 8:57 AM EST

    Fernando Rodney AP

    A quick recap of a busy Friday around MLB, including a crucial series in the AL Wild Card race.

  10. John Jaso not cleared to return from concussion

    Sep 11, 2014, 10:15 AM EST

    John Jaso AP

    Earlier this week A’s catcher/designated hitter John Jaso was believed to be on the verge of returning from an August concussion, albeit in a limited bench role, but now those plans have been scrapped.

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

    Sep 11, 2014, 7:02 AM EST

    Screen Shot 2014-09-11 at 6.23.49 AM

    Big Game James Shields shows up big in a big game . . . James . . . etc. etc. infinity

  12. Sean Doolittle due back from disabled list Friday

    Sep 10, 2014, 7:20 PM EST

    sean doolittle getty

    Oakland manager Bob Melvin told Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle on Wednesday that closer Sean Doolittle, who has been sidelined since August 24 with a strained intercostal muscle, is on track to be activated from the disabled list Friday.

  13. Craig Gentry diagnosed with a concussion after collision

    Sep 10, 2014, 11:50 AM EST

    Craig Gentry A's

    A’s outfielder Craig Gentry suffered a concussion Tuesday night when he collided with White Sox second baseman Carlos Sanchez while trying to beat out a bunt single.

  14. Cubs will be in position to make a splash with Jon Lester

    Sep 10, 2014, 11:19 AM EST

    Jon Lester Getty

    Multiple industry sources say the Cubs are targeting Lester and will make a run at him this winter, trying to set a foundation piece in the rebuild at Clark and Addison.

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

    Sep 10, 2014, 6:50 AM EST

    Screen Shot 2014-09-10 at 6.06.29 AM

    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.

  16. Jeff Samardzija is open to re-signing with the Cubs in 2016

    Sep 9, 2014, 3:05 PM EST

    Jeff Samardzija

    “That is absolutely something that is on my list.”

  17. A’s activate Nick Punto from the disabled list

    Sep 9, 2014, 2:04 PM EST

    Nick Punto

    Surely this will turn things around for the free-falling A’s.

  18. Tyler Flowers’ walk-off homer deflates the free-falling A’s

    Sep 9, 2014, 10:47 AM EST

    Tyler Flowers

    A’s reliever Jesse Chavez literally walked off the field as soon as the pitch was hit.

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

    Sep 9, 2014, 6:18 AM EST

    Tyler Flowers

    Tyler Flowers hit two homers to crush the Athletics, Marcus Stroman hurled a Maddux and the Cardinals can’t be stopped.

  20. John Jaso will be limited to pinch-hitting after returning from concussion

    Sep 8, 2014, 10:15 AM EST

    John Jaso AP

    He’s hoping to come off the concussion disabled list later this week.

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

    Sep 8, 2014, 6:47 AM EST

    Nelson Cruz

    A third of all of yesterday’s games were shutouts. Three dudes had two-homer games. Happy 2014.

  22. Mike Trout is about to become the ninth #2 hitter with 100 RBI

    Sep 6, 2014, 10:25 PM EST

    mike trout getty swing

    #2 hitters don’t often accrue 100 RBI, but Mike Trout will accomplish the feat soon.

  23. Athletics halt losing streak, walk off in the ninth against the Astros

    Sep 6, 2014, 7:30 PM EST

    Jed Lowrie

    The slumping Athletics appeared to be well on their way to another loss, but put together a three-run ninth inning to work off victors against the Astros on Saturday.

  24. Sean Doolittle successfully threw a 20-pitch bullpen

    Sep 6, 2014, 4:20 PM EST

    Sean Doolittle

    Sean Doolittle threw a 20-pitch bullpen on Saturday morning and will travel with the Athletics to Chicago on Monday, which may indicate he could be activated during the week.

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