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As spring training games start, Josh Donaldson thinking ahead for Oakland … – The Birmingham News – al.com

As spring training games start, Josh Donaldson thinking ahead for Oakland …The Birmingham News – al.comThe first games of Major League Baseball’s spring training are scheduled for Tuesday, but former Faith Academy star Josh Donaldson is thinking about October. This October, he wants the Oakland Athletics to get past the Detroit Tigers into the World […]

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Josh Reddick signs $2.7 million deal with A’s, avoids arbitration – San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

Josh Reddick signs $2.7 million deal with A’s, avoids arbitrationSan Francisco Chronicle (blog)The A’s have no more unsigned arbitration-eligible players – Josh Reddick has agreed to a $2.7 million deal. Reddick had requested $3.25 million in his arbitration filing, while the A’s offered $2 million. A hearing was set for next Wednesday, but as I […]

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Coco Crisp staying with A’s – ESPN

ESPNOAKLAND, Calif. — Center fielder Coco Crisp is staying with the Oakland Athletics for an additional two seasons, agreeing Friday to a new contract through 2016 that adds $22.75 million in guaranteed money. The deal includes a 2017 option that could …Coco Crisp signs two-year extension, with 2017 optionSan Francisco Chronicle (blog)Oakland A’s sign Coco […]

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Pitchers’ protective caps approved – ESPN

ESPNIn the nearly 17 months since then-Oakland Athletics pitcher Brandon McCarthy was struck in the head by a line drive and suffered life-threatening brain injuries, Major League Baseball says it has received and tested numerous prototypes from different …MLB approves new headgear to protect pitchers, but how much protection do …SI.comMLB approves protective caps; Brandon […]

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Power Ranking Oakland Athletics’ Offseason Signings, Trades so Far – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportHi-res-170780575-jerry-blevins-of-the-oakland-. Jerry Blevins, likely just wiping his brow, looks as if he’s waving one final goodbye to the Oakland fans. Tom Pennington/Getty Images. Last week I gave out grades for all of the transactions made by the …Oakland Athletics – TeamReportGlobalPost all 2 news articles …read more Source: Oakland News By Google

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Oakland A’s To San Jose Rejected By MLB, Court In SJ v MLB Records (Here For View)

UPDATE: Oakland A’s Move To San Jose Rejected By Major League Baseball. The Oakland Athletics as owned by Lew Wolfe are prohibited from moving to San Jose, both by Major League Baseball and by U.S. District Judge Ronald Whyte. The much written about, but little-understood-by-the-media court records specifically say, in black-and-white, that the the City […]

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Rangers receive top prospect from Athletics for Craig Gentry – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe Texas Rangers, who entered the winter desperate for power hitters, added hometown hero Michael Choice in a trade with the Oakland Athletics along with infielder Chris Bostick for outfielder Craig Gentry and right-handed pitcher Josh Lindblom.A’s acquire Gentry, Gregerson on another busy dayMLB.comRangers bring home Michael Choice in a trade with OaklandMiamiHerald.comA’s acquire […]

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For Oakland A’s, cash far less a concern these days – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBeane jolted the offseason market with a pair of rapid-fire pitching acquisitions that will end up costing his Oakland Athletics more than the $25 million boost major league teams are getting in national TV rights fees. Beane combined a two-year, $22 …MLB Trade Rumors: Indians interested in Oakland’s Brett AndersonWaiting For Next YearBrett Anderson […]

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Athletics to sign Scott Kazmir to a 2-year deal – USA TODAY

USA TODAYIn adding a veteran starter to their youthful rotation, the Oakland Athletics are almost certainly subtracting another one. The two-time defending American League West champions have agreed with left-hander Scott Kazmir on a two-year, $22 million contract, …Scott Kazmir something of a gamble for Oakland A’sSan Jose Mercury NewsAthletics sign Scott Kazmir for two […]

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Neil Diamond Sings ‘Sweet Caroline’ At Boston Red Sox Game After Marathon Bombings

Neil Diamond’s great song ‘Sweet Caroline’ was one I got massively sick of hearing Boston Red Sox fans sing at Oakland Athletics games – yes, you did read that correctly. But now, I love ‘Sweet Caroline’ in the wake of the horror Boston experienced over this last week. After Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, one of the two […]