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MLB All-Star Game 2015: Should Sonny Gray start for the American League?

Plus an update on the American League voting, with Athletics catcher Stephen Vogt still lagging behind Salvador Perez and Josh Reddick still on the leaderboard. Oakland Athletics catcher Stephen Vogt picked up about 1.1 million votes, but Russell Martin picked up 1.7 million votes to fall further behind in the race for second place in the American League All-Star catcher voting. Royals catcher Salvador Perez earned 1.4 million more votes but still leads the catcher voting by over five million with three days remaining to vote. Josh Reddick was passed by Jacoby Ellsbury to fall to 11th in...

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San Jose Mercury News Jun 26, 2015

A's infielder Eric Sogard leads off for first time

Eric Sogard leading off for the Oakland A's on Friday night so Billy Burns can have a game off.
Oakland Tribune Jun 26, 2015

MLB plans to open 2nd replay center in San Francisco

Speaking Thursday at AT&T Park, Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said the sport will open a second replay center at MLB Advanced Media's San Francisco office, located near the ballpark.
Oakland Tribune Jun 25, 2015

A's on a roll with Kansas City Royals coming to Coliseum

Oakland A's win season-high fifth game in a row by sweeping Texas Rangers; clinch first winning month since trading away Cespedes
Lawrie expects weekend series with Royals to be “just a baseball series”

Lawrie expects weekend series with Royals to be “just a baseball series”

Everybody remembers the last time the A’s took on the Kansas City Royals. Rather than a fine rematch of the American League Wild Card game, the series deteriorated into a string of bean balls and hot tensions. Royals pitcher Kelvin Herrera earned a five-game… Continue Reading →
San Jose Mercury News Jun 24, 2015

A's rout Rangers

The Oakland A's beat the Texas Rangers as Brett Lawrie hits a first-inning grand slam
Vogt’s elbow “feel great,” will be back catching Thursday

Vogt’s elbow “feel great,” will be back catching Thursday

Stephen Vogt is back in the lineup Wednesday, as expected, and is playing first base. He said his elbow felt great after doing some early hitting in the cage and his cortisone shot from Sunday appears to be doing the… Continue Reading →
San Jose Mercury News Jun 23, 2015

A's beat Rangers 8-6

Jesse Chavez had his worst start of the season but reversed a trend when Oakland's offense bailed him out Tuesday in an 8-6 win over the Texas Rangers.
Oakland Tribune Jun 23, 2015

A's fans among MLB's least literate?

Proofreading company Grammarly says A's fans rank among bottom 10 in major league baseball.
Vogt out after cortisone shot, Venditte could be throwing by end of the week

Vogt out after cortisone shot, Venditte could be throwing by end of the week

A’s catcher Stephen Vogt had a cortisone shot in his left elbow and is not in the lineup Tuesday for the opener of a brief three-game road trip to Texas. Vogt had the cortisone shot on Sunday to relieve what… Continue Reading →
Oakland Tribune Jun 23, 2015

Ron Washington returns to Texas, tells Rangers fans I love them

ARLINGTON, TEXAS — Ron Washington was greeted everywhere he went Tuesday when he returned to the stadium where he managed for eight years.
Ron Washington returns to Texas, tells Rangers fans “I love them”

Ron Washington returns to Texas, tells Rangers fans “I love them”

ARLINGTON, TEXAS — Ron Washington was greeted everywhere he went Tuesday when he returned to the stadium where he managed for eight years. “I parked in the parking lot upstairs and the fans greeted me coming in, then the security… Continue Reading →
San Jose Mercury News Jun 22, 2015

A's-Rangers matchups

Pitching matchups for three-game series in Arlington
San Jose Mercury News Jun 22, 2015

A's general manager Billy Beane not ready to begin making deals

Oakland A's remain buried in American League West, but team has showed life in June and Beane says trades will have to wait.
Oakland Tribune Jun 22, 2015

Oakland not releasing Raiders stadium plan

Preliminary plan to finance a new stadium for the Oakland Raiders and surround the stadium with homes, offices and shops was submitted on Monday

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  • Billy Burns

    Billy Burns

    Burns back in lineup; Lawrie, Semien sit

  • Brett Lawrie

    Brett Lawrie

    Oakland A's outfielder Billy Burns returns to lineup, days off for Brett Lawrie and Marcus Semien

  • Scott Kazmir

    Scott Kazmir

    Young bounces back as Royals defeat A's

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