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Josh Donaldson Clutch As Athletics Take Series From The Yankees

It wasn't that long ago regardless of venue facing the New York Yankees was a difficult task for the Oakland Athletics. Yet, since the 2012 season that has changed after sweeping a four game series at home and overall a 5-5 record, the best mark since 2007 a year in which the team went 4-2. Friday night kicked off the series and A.J. Griffin pitched outstanding shutting out the Yankees for seven innings
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A’s Robbed Of Walk-Off Home Run Even With Review, End up winning 10-8 in 19 Innings

Major League Baseball has done at least one thing right in regards to replay and that's instituting reviews of home run calls.  Tonight that system failed as Oakland Athletics outfielder Chris Young hit a walk-off home run against the Los Angeles Angels. The original call on the field a triple. A's manager Bob Melvin went out to ask for a replay and after a short discussion the umpiring crew obliged him. One thing that was clear the ball
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It Wasn't Pretty, Yet The A's Win Their 6th Straight

Sometimes looks are deceiving and tonight was one of those times as the excellent pitching match-up between Jarrod Parker and C.J. Wilson. Yet, it never came to pass. Wilson retired the first two batters to open the game before running into trouble. He walked Jed Lowrie and Yoenis Cespedes and was visibly upset of what he thought were strikes got called balls. Derek Norris worked a 3-1 count and lined a single to plate the first run of the
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It Wasn’t Pretty, Yet The A’s Win Their 6th Straight

Sometimes looks are deceiving and tonight was one of those times as the excellent pitching match-up between Jarrod Parker and C.J. Wilson. Yet, it never came to pass. Wilson retired the first two batters to open the game before running into trouble. He walked Jed Lowrie and Yoenis Cespedes and was visibly upset of what he thought were strikes got called balls. Derek Norris worked a 3-1 count and lined a single to plate the first run of the
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A’s Win Third Straight Behind Straily’s Brilliance

The Oakland Athletics won their third straight game thanks to an outstanding start from Daniel Straily and a seven run outburst in the top of the fifth against the Houston Astros. Through three innings Straily struck out seven and wound up going 6.2 innings, striking out 11 and even more impressive did now allow a walk and his only blemishes were giving up a rbi single to Jose Altuve and a leadoff double to Jason Maxwell in the seventh. [caption id="attachment_8972" align="alignnone" width="300"] Bob Levey- Getty
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A's Win Third Straight Behind Straily's Brilliance

The Oakland Athletics won their third straight game thanks to an outstanding start from Daniel Straily and a seven run outburst in the top of the fifth against the Houston Astros. Through three innings Straily struck out seven and wound up going 6.2 innings, striking out 11 and even more impressive did now allow a walk and his only blemishes were giving up a rbi single to Jose Altuve and a leadoff double to Jason Maxwell in the seventh. [caption id="attachment_8972" align="alignnone" width="300"] Bob Levey- Getty
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New Acquisitions Provide The Fireworks As A’s Earn First Win Of 2013

The first inning didn't start well for Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Tommy Milone who had an excellent rookie season in 2012. Franklin Gutierrez greeted him with his first home run of the season and just two batters later Michael Morse took him deep for his third home run in two days. Jesus Montero opened the second inning up with a single and advanced to second after Jason Bay walked. Milone received his wake up call and got Robert Andino to hit into a double play and
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New Acquisitions Provide The Fireworks As A's Earn First Win Of 2013

The first inning didn't start well for Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Tommy Milone who had an excellent rookie season in 2012. Franklin Gutierrez greeted him with his first home run of the season and just two batters later Michael Morse took him deep for his third home run in two days. Jesus Montero opened the second inning up with a single and advanced to second after Jason Bay walked. Milone received his wake up call and got Robert Andino to hit into a double play and