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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…

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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…

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Billy Beane: ‘A lot can happen’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAfter making three trades and coming to terms with a free agent in roughly 24 hours, the Oakland Athletics now have arguably the majors’ top bullpen, a deep rotation and solid outfield. And Billy…


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