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Athletics Nation 4 hours ago
The Daily Bernie, 7/29/15: Oakland A's say goodbye to Ben Zobrist

The Daily Bernie, 7/29/15: Oakland A's say goodbye to Ben Zobrist

The final of three marquee Athletics free-agents-to-be has left Oakland, as super-utility man Ben Zobrist was sent to Kansas City, and the Nationals picked up closer Jonathan Papelbon from the Phillies, among other news. Welcome back to The Daily Bernie! It's the best dance in the game, so let's get rolling once more! The A's biggest trade chip has finally been dealt. Infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist was sent to the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday morning in exchange for Double-A lefty Sean Manaea and Triple-A righty Aaron Brooks. The great Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports was the first to...
Oakland Tribune 15 hours ago

Walt Weiss gets teary-eyed delivering trade news to Tulowitzki

Colorado Rockies manager Walt Weiss got emotional when he had to tell Tulowitzki he was being traded to Toronto, but Weiss had seen something similar in 1992 when he pal Jose Canseco was pulled off the on-deck circle and dealt to Texas.

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Oakland Tribune Jul 25, 2015

A's roughed up by Giants 9-3

Oakland loses first game of Bay Bridge series
Oakland Tribune Jul 24, 2015

ESPN fires radio host Colin Cowherd for remarks about Dominicans

Colin Cowherd questions intelligence of baseball players from the Dominican Republic, drawing the ire of Major League Baseball and players such as Jose Bautista and Miguel Cabrera.
Bassitt goes from fill-in to having a chance to win a job

Bassitt goes from fill-in to having a chance to win a job

Chris Bassitt has gone from a stopgap to the next big thing. At least that’s what the A’s are hoping to see from the 26-year-old right-hander, who will start against the Giants in the second game of the weekend series… Continue Reading →

Melvin on A’s-Giants rivalry; Butler starts at 1st

Steve Kroner at AT&T Park for the opener of a three-game series between the A’s and Giants: A’s manager Bob Melvin grew up in the Bay Area, went to Cal and played three seasons (1986-88) with the Giants. So, he has a pretty good perspective on what these Bay Bridge Series games mean: “When we play these guys, it’s always different than any other series that you play over the course of the season,” Melvin said during his pregame news conference late Friday afternoon in the first-base dugout. “Certainly the fans get after it. There’s a little more excitement when you take to the...
Oakland Tribune Jul 24, 2015

Cooperstown-bound Randy Johnson recalls the moment everything changed for him

Death of his father on Christmas Day 1992 drove Randy Johnson to become Hall of Fame pitcher.
Oakland Tribune Jul 23, 2015

Purdy: Beane raises white flag with deal

The A's trade of Scott Kazmir signals that the A's are giving up any hope of a wild-card spot this season
Oakland Tribune Jul 23, 2015

Why Tigers might have to deal Cespedes to keep him

Yoenis Cespedes has clause in his original A's contract, which expires after the 2015 season, that might make it easier for the Detroit Tigers to trade him now and attempt to re-sign him during the off-season
A’s who might be traded say they don’t want to leave

A’s who might be traded say they don’t want to leave

It didn’t talk long for the players in the A’s clubhouse to start talking among themselves after news broke that their teammate, Scott Kazmir, had been traded to Houston. They’d read the speculation, they’d heard the questions and they’d seen… Continue Reading →
San Jose Mercury News Jul 23, 2015

A's-Giants pitching matchups

Probable pitchers for the Giants' three-game series against the visiting A's
San Jose Mercury News Jul 23, 2015

A's lose to Toronto as Pomeranz struggles in emergency start

Drew Pomeranz was the last-minute replacement after Scott Kazmir was traded to Houston, but the A's lefty lasted only five outs and might not get back into the Oakland rotation.
San Jose Mercury News Jul 23, 2015

A's trade Scott Kazmir to A.L. West contender Houston

Oakland A's signal that they are giving up on 2015 season by trading Kazmir to the Houston Astros for a couple of prospects.
National Post Jul 23, 2015
Toronto Blue Jays fall to Oakland Athletics on close play in extra innings: ‘Everybody in this clubhouse feels like he was out’

Toronto Blue Jays fall to Oakland Athletics on close play in extra innings: ‘Everybody in this clubhouse feels like he was out’

Once the players returned to their clubhouse after the video review and watched the replay, they were still wondering if the call was right
Toronto Sun Jul 23, 2015
Blue Jays' extra-innings loss to A's will linger

Blue Jays' extra-innings loss to A's will linger

This 4-3 defeat at the hands of the Oakland Athletics will, for the Blue Jays, be hard to shake. The Jays came to the ninth inning trailing 3-2, loaded the bases with nobody out, unable to finish the kill, managed to score only one run.
San Jose Mercury News Jul 23, 2015

A's beat Blue Jays with Davis' walk-off hit

Oakland rallies after ejection but can't hold lead

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