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A’s Season Once Again Ends In Disappointment

Last year the Oakland Athletics skipped over Mike Fiers who ranked 10th overall in era in 2018. Instead electing to use Liam Hendriks as an opener. Sean Manaea got the start after only making five starts, yet finished witn an era of 1.21 in 29.2 innings.  Another questionable decision was to start rookie catcher Sean Murphy instead of going with the veteran Josh Phegley. With a crowd of 54,000 plus
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Left Field Is The Biggest Blemish In The Oakland Athletics Lineup

In 2018 outfielder Nick Martini made a name for himself in the Oakland Athletics lineup. Unfortunately prior to the start of the 2019 season he injured his knee. Which meant the signing of Robbie Grossman. That move has not paid off for the Athletics nor Grossman. While he has not shown much of an arm in left field, he positions himself well and has made several nice plays in left
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Oakland A’s Shut Down Top Prospect A.J. Puk

Per a story on MLB.com, A.J. Puk, the A's top prospect according to MLB Pipeline, has been shut down with biceps soreness, reports the San Francisco Chronicle. While the A’s don’t believe the injury to be serious, the team is taking every precaution to make sure Puk does not further injure himself. An MRI done on Puk did not reveal any structural damage. "We have several guys pitching pretty well
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A’s Catcher Bruce Maxwell Becomes First MLB Player To Kneel During Anthem

The NFL and the NBA has been on the mind of the president of the United States. First tweeting about Colin Kaepernick and Michael Bennett and those who have decided to kneel during the national anthem.  Then today tweeting at Stephen Curry regarding the Golden State Warriors not being invited to the white house.  Major League Baseball has not been one of the sports the president has turned is attention
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New York Yankees: Sonny Gray Trade a Win-Win For Both Teams

In what has become this year's most unsurprising deadline trade, the New York Yankees acquired Sonny Gray and $1.5 million in international bonus money from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for prospects Jorge Mateo, Dustin Fowler and James Kaprelian. It wasn't a matter of if the Yankees would get Gray but a matter of when and for whom. While Mateo was widely expected to be part of the deal, Fowler
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MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Should Pass on Sonny Gray

Heading into the last few days of the MLB Trade Deadline, it had seemed like the New York Yankees were the front runners to land Sonny Gray from the Oakland A's. Now, it seems like they may not get the ace pitcher from Oakland given the latest demands. Heading into late Thursday night, reports had indicated that the Oakland A's were demanding either Clint Frazier or Gleyber Torres in return
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New York Yankees Rumors: Considered Favorites for Sonny Gray?

This could finally be the year where Sonny Gray gets traded from the Oakland A's. Over the last month, rumors have been rampant in regards to Oakland's ace, but that's been nothing new over the last few years around the trade deadline. For whatever reason, it seems like this year seems different since Oakland may be more inclined to trade Gray and get value for him. It appears the New
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Oakland A’s: 3 Players To Watch In Spring Training

Spring Training is underway. It’s time for clubs to evaluate players, and see who will impact the Major League roster. The Oakland A’s have a few players to keep an eye on during this time of year. Yonder Alonso The Oakland A’s will most likely have Ryon Healy splitting his time between first base and designated hitter. When Healy isn’t at first, Matt Olson appears to have the remaining time locked
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Oakland A’s – Projected Rotation

The Oakland A’s are most certainly in rebuilding mode. They have made interesting acquisitions over the last two off-seasons. These new additions are keeping the team young, and setting them up for success in the, possibly near, future. The A’s pitching staff has been the beneficiary of some of these additions. Will the rotation find success in 2017? Here’s where the Oakland rotation stands. [Blake] Sonny Gray Come August of
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Oakland A’s – 2017 Projected Lineup

The Oakland A’s 2017 projected lineup raises a lot of questions, as far as teams in the American League West. The division is going to be extremely competitive this coming season. The A’s will need to have their entire offense firing on all cylinders, if they hope to make a run at the division title. Some off-season acquisitions have kept the club relevant. Will those new additions be what the