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Yankees celebrate ALDS win
Who can we blame for epidemic of teams losing three straight elimination games?
Seven teams in the last three years. 15 times in eight years. Winning three straight elimination games isn't so "amazing" anymore.
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Cleveland blows 2-0 series lead, Yankees win Game 5, head to ALCS
Didi Gregorius homered twice and the Yankees scored twice in the ninth to complete the comeback as they beat the Indians in the ALDS on Wednesday night.
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Bay Area pro sports teams unite to donate $450K for North Bay fire relief efforts
The 49ers, A's, Giants, Earthquakes, Raiders, Sharks, and Warriors have all joined forces to support those in need from fires throughout the North Bay.
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Bounced from Boston: Red Sox fire Farrell after five years as manager
After winning the World Series in 2013, John Farrell's tenure in Boston as the Red Sox's manager has come to an end Wednesday morning...
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Khris Davis thinking in dugout
With salary set to spike, could Khris Davis be in line for long-term extension?
Coming off back-to-back 40+ homer seasons, Khris Davis will get a raise this winter. But will the A's lock him up long-term? Joe Stiglich examines.
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Astros celebrate
Reddick drives in series-winning run as Astros eliminate Red Sox in ALDS
Josh Reddick's RBI-single off Craig Kimbrel in the top of the eighth gave the Astros a 4-3 lead and they went on to eliminate the Red Sox in the ALDS.
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Strong-armed catcher Murphy highlights A's prospects in Arizona Fall League
Oakland will have four pitchers and three position players on the roster of the Mesa Solar Sox, joining prospects from four other MLB organizations...
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Judge, bullpen rally wild-card Yanks past Twins; will face Cleveland in ALDS
The Yankees fell behind early but used power and the strength of their bullpen to get past the Twins in the Bronx and into the ALDS...
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Chapman earns spot on Baseball America's All-Rookie team
Chapman is part of a star-studded 2017 class that includes Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge and Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger...
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Five offseason tasks for the A's
The A's have a solid young nucleus to build around, and generally things appear headed in the right direction after a strong finish to the 2017 season...
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Beane: Signing A's young core long-term is already being discussed
Wait? The A's want to re-sign their young players? That appears to be the direction Billy Beane and David Forst want to travel...
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Bay Area athletes react to deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas
Current and former Bay Area athletes woke up to the news of the deadliest mass shooting in US history. Here's how they reacted.
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Melvin: Strong finish should help A's 'hit the ground running' next season
The young A's finished 2017 winning 17 of their final 24 games. Manager Bob Melvin is already looking forward to a confident group in 2018.
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Highlights: Lowrie, Davis end power-fueled season in Texas
Jed Lowrie extends his A's single-season record and Khris Davis ends his season in appropriate fashion...
Melvin on Mengden: It's the best work we've seen from him
The road hasn't always been easy for Daniel Mengden, but the A's young starter is solidifying his place in the rotation....
Drive of the Game: Khris Davis connects for 43rd home run
On the last day of the 2017 season, Khris Davis went deep one final time.
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Instant Analysis: Mengden mows down Rangers, A's end 2017 on high note
The A's 2017 season ended with plenty of reasons for optimism as Daniel Mengden dominated the Rangers in a road win Sunday in Texas.
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All the best moments from A's Pregame/Postgame Live in 2017
With the A's season coming to an end on Sunday, let's look back at some hilarious times with our Pregame and Postgame Live crew.
Drive of the Game: It's Gallo -- not once, but twice
Have yourself a season, Joey Gallo...
Gossett targets mental game as area of focus looking ahead to 2018
Heading into next season, only two spots in the A's rotation are spoken for -- and the list of competition for Daniel Gossett is long and talented...
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Highlights: Broken play goes A's way, still fall to Rangers
It's just how they drew it up way back in spring training...
Instant Analysis: Rangers jump on top of Gossett, pull away from A's
Daniel Gossett did not get out of the second inning as the Rangers took it to Oakland's pitching Saturday night in Texas...
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Finding underwear? Graveman dives into role as clubhouse attendant
There is no off day when your name is Kendall Graveman...
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Baseball and wedding bells: Couple ties the knot in middle of A's-Rangers game
A baseball season is a 162-game marathon. Two Rangers fans made the promise to last seasons on seasons Friday night in Arlington.
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From Venezuela to Oakland: Nunez's first homer as amazing as he dreamed
The A's signed Renato Nunez as a highly touted Venezuelan prospect when he was just 16 years old. On Friday, he took a swing he always dreamed about.
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Highlights: A wedding, foul ball heaven & an Oakland record
The A's lost Friday night to the Rangers, but the game had everything you could ask for.
What Oakland single-season doubles record means to Lowrie
Jed Lowrie is in awe to be at the top of any record with so many great hitters playing for Oakland in the past.
Nunez reacts to first homer, accomplishing childhood dream
Renato Nunez was a star in Triple-A this season. Now he's a major-league home run hitter.
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Instant Analysis: A's winning streak vs Rangers ends at seven
After taking down the Rangers in seven straight games, the A's were finally stopped Friday night on the road in a tough two-run loss.
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Drive of the Game: Nunez notches first career home run
After hitting 32 home runs in Triple-A this season, Renato Nunez hit his first in the majors Friday night for the A's.
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Jed Lowrie bumps aside Jason Giambi to set Oakland doubles record
Move over Jason Giambi, there's a new man atop the record board for the most doubles in Oakland A's history for a single season.
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Jed Lowrie sets Oakland A's single-season doubles record
Jed Lowrie enters the Oakland A's record books with a historic double in Texas.
For love of the game: Marriage goes down at A's-Rangers game
This couple will certainly have a story to tell about their wedding.
Bob Melvin compares 2017 A's to other young and hungry teams
The young A's have caught fire recently late in the 2017 season. And manager Bob Melvin has seen this before.
Oakland's Khris Davis pacing MLB strikeout record
As baseball evolves to a more offensive minded approach, the league will top 40,000 strikeouts for the first time in its history.
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Melvin's longevity with A's a remarkable feat in Billy Beane Era
Billy Beane and the A's are known for their quick-trigger trades. Bob Melvin's tenure stands tall as an impressive anomoly among all the changes...
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Boos for Maxwell 'very mild' in first road game since kneeling for anthem
Bruce Maxwell has received death threats on social media since kneeling during the anthem. But, it's a lot less harsh in real life.
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Manaea attributes late-season dip in velocity to the 25 pounds he dropped
Sean Manaea saw his velocity drop as the season went on just as he lost a large amount of weight. And he thinks he knows how it all happened...
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Highlights: A's get a Chap Slap over the wall in Arlington
The A's win their seventh straight game over the Rangers as Matt Chapman rocks his 14th home run of his rookie year.
Sean Manaea reveals biggest thing he learned this season
The most important aspect of his game Sean Manaea will take into the offseason is all mental.
Melvin speaks on Manaea finishing strong after grinding
Sean Manaea went through some tough stretches this season. Bob Melvin still believes he belongs at the front of the rotation next year.
A's motivated by having fun playing winning baseball
Matt Chapman breaks down the A's 4-1 win over the Rangers and the team's attitude as of late.
Drive of the Game: Healy drops one in, gives A's huge run
He didn't crush the ball, but Ryon Healy still came through in the clutch Thursday night for the A's.
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Instant Analysis: A's take Game 1 from Rangers in final series of 2017
In the final series of the season, the A's started out strong with a win over AL West foe, Texas Rangers, on the road Thursday night.
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Beane explains Melvin's extension: 'We couldn’t have a better man' as manager
The A's haven't won many games the past few seasons, yet the front office knows they have the right man leading this team...
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The A's Insider Podcast: Khris Davis
Khris Davis has put together two historic seasons with his powerful bat in Oakland. The slugger joined Joe Stiglich on the latest episode of The A's Insider Podcast.
A's extend Bob Melvin one year through 2019
Bob Melvin's contract was set to expire after next season, but the A's on Thursday ensured at least one more season with the skipper.
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You have to see the A's Rookie Dress-Up Day outfits
The A's dressed up their rookies for their flight to Texas on Wednesday, and they did it right...
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Highlights: A's give fans walk-off win in final home game
The A's final game at the Coliseum in 2017 was a wild one that ended in walk-off fashion thanks to Mark Canha.
Why A's winning final home of 2017 meant so much to Melvin
A's manager Bob Melvin wanted nothing more than for his team to avoid a home sweep Wednesday in Oakland.
Mark Canha after walk-off homer: 'We never say die'
Mark Canha reacts to the A's 6-5 win Wednesday after he played hero with his solo home run in the ninth inning.
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Canha, A's walk off on Mariners in final home game of 2017
The A's gave their fans a final home game to remember as Mark Canha's solo shot beat the Mariners Wednesday in Oakland.
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Mariners remain a riddle to A's despite Khris Davis' 42nd homer
Khris Davis belted a career-high tying 42nd homer Tuesday. But the A's still dropped their eighth straight to the Mariners thanks to two former Athletics.
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Highlights: Beckham mirrors Donaldson with crazy tarp catch
With a cell phone in his left hand, a fan made a barehanded catch with his right hand.
Melvin analyzes A's setting a club record for homers at home
Does Khris Davis deserve more national recognition for his power numbers? Bob Melvin ponders.
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Instant Analysis: Alonso, Valencia burn former team, A's drop second straight
The A's hit two home runs on Tuesday, but it wasn't enough as Yonder Alonso and Danny Valencia went deep in Seattle's 6-3 win.
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In Bay Area, bad teams get dismissed in most passive-aggressive way of all
We stop attending, watching or talking about them and find other things to do with ourselves...
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Highlights: Oakland Unified School District band take knee
While one fan got a big bruise on his head, another caught two balls!
Was Bruce Maxwell surprised by ovation from A's fans?
Bruce Maxwell offers his thoughts on A's fans giving him an ovation before his first at-bat since kneeling.
Is Matt Olson's season over? Bob Melvin provides update
Bob provides details of Matt Olson's injury.
Gossett reacts after homer
Mariners club four home runs, end A's seven-game winning streak
The A's rode a wave of momentum into their series with the Mariners, but by the second inning, it was gone as the M's went on to win 7-1.
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Drive of the Game: Bay Area native homers twice off Gossett
Archbishop Mitty alum Mitch Haniger returned to the Bay Area on Monday and homered twice.
Maxwell receives applause before first at-bat since kneeling
A's fans gave Bruce Maxwell a standing ovation when he came to the plate on Monday against the Mariners.
Maxwell shares reaction when he told team of plan to kneel
Bruce Maxwell addresses what happens next now that he's protested during the national anthem.
Aaron Judge breaks Mark McGwire's rookie record
Mark McGwire hit 49 homers for Oakland in 1987, breaking the previous mark of 38 set by the Boston Braves’ Wally Berger in 1930...
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Maxwell's Army father: 'I’m right there with my baby' when it comes to anthem protest
One person watching from afar in Alabama wasn’t surprised when Maxwell became the first major league baseball player to take a knee...
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Highlights: Khris Davis now one home run off career high
Khris Davis went deep for home run No. 41 in the A's 8-1 win Sunday over the Rangers.
Melvin: Cotton's changeup 'can make you look pretty silly'
Bob Melvin breaks down Jharel Cotton five shutout innings Sunday vs. the Rangers.
Josh Phegley: A's showed Rangers who has the better lineup
Josh Phegley sends a message to the Rangers after the A's swept their division foe at home.
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Instant Analysis: A's sweep Rangers in Oakland, win seventh straight
The A's offense erupted for five runs in the fifth inning as the pitching staff held the Rangers to three hits on the day, winning their seventh in a row.
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Drive of the Game: A's Khris Davis crushes home run No. 41
A's slugger Khris Davis goes deep in Oakland for a 445-foot shot against the Rangers.
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Bruce Maxwell: Kneeling for anthem not 'disrespecting my country or my flag'
Bruce Maxwell's father was an Army officer. The A's rookie made history taking a knee, but his hand remained over his heart until the end.
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Full Interview: Why Bruce Maxwell took knee during anthem
A's rookie Bruce Maxwell is the first MLB player to take a knee in a form of protest during the national anthem. After the win Saturday, he explained why and what he plans to do in the future.
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Instant Analysis: Davis' back-to-back 40-homer season leads A's to win
All the A's needed Saturday night was Khris Davis as his 40th home run of the night, a solo shot, provided the only run necessary in win vs. the Rangers.
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MLB issues statement on A's Bruce Maxwell kneeling during national anthem
After A's catcher Bruce Maxwell took a knee during the national anthem, Major League Baseball sent out their thoughts on the action. 
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Bruce Maxwell becomes first to kneel in MLB during anthem
A's catcher Bruce Maxwell, who is the son of an Army officer, took a knee Saturday night during the national anthem in Oakland.
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A's catcher Bruce Maxwell becomes first MLB player to kneel during anthem
A's catcher Bruce Maxwell made history Saturday in Oakland as he took a knee during the national anthem after President Trump's inflammatory tweets.
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A's rookie Olson stays humble during record-breaking power surge
A mix of reverence and a shrug-of-the-shoulders type humbleness isn't exactly the demeanor you'd expect from an MLB slugger who is white hot...
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Highlights: Matt Olson stays white hot in win over Rangers
We dare you to find someone in MLB hotter than Matt Olson right now at the dish...
How has a wrist injury made Semien a better hitter?
Marcus Semien talks postgame about building momentum for next season, his feeling towards the lead-off spot and how an injury has been him a better player...
Melvin uses one word to pinpoint why Olson is thriving...
It's not a word you'd usually associate with a rookie power hitter...
Instant Analysis: Olson continues HR tear in win over Rangers
Matt Olson tied an Oakland A's record in what was a 4-1 win over the Rangers -- the victory is the Athletics' fifth straight...
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Drive of the Game: Dear Matt Olson, this is ridiculous now
Don't touch Matt Olson right now -- he is white hot...
Kaval calls A's ballpark plan 'as big a project' as Oakland has seen
A's fans had the opportunity to ask Dave Kaval about some of the details important to them as talk of the new ballpark continues to grow...
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The A's Insider Podcast: Grady Fuson, special assistant to the GM
Grady Fuson, special assistant to the GM in Oakland, joins Joe Stiglich on the latest episode of The A's Insider Podcast to break down some of the team's top prospects.
Could Franklin Barreto get a look in center field for A's?
It’s long been speculated that the middle infielder might eventually get a look in the outfield, and the idea has at least been discussed in team circles...
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Bob Melvin provides update on Bruce Maxwell after 'pretty good shot' to face
Bruce Maxwell left Wednesday's game in Detroit after taking a foul tip square in the facemask. Afterwards, Bob Melvin addressed his catcher's status.
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Olson's home run streak ends, but Mengden dazzles as A's sweep Tigers
Matt Olson didn't homer on Wednesday, but he didn't need to as Daniel Mengden threw seven more scoreless innings to lead the A's past the Tigers.
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Matt Olson taking record stats with 'grain of salt'
Matt Olson reacts to hitting a home run for a fifth straight game.
Highlights: Lowrie, Olson go deep in A's 9-8 win over Tigers
With the A's in need of a big hit, Jed Lowrie came through with a grand slam in the top of the eighth.
Joking Melvin: I'm done talking about Matt Olson's homers
Bob Melvin ponders if he's ever seen a home run streak like Matt Olson is on.
Jed Lowrie on cusp of A's history: 'Not looking to stop'
Jed Lowrie discusses the importance of the young A's team learning to win on the road.
Drive of the Game: Olson makes MLB history with 23rd homer
Matt Olson clubbed his 15th home run in his last 21 games, something that no other rookie has done.
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Instant Analysis: Matt Olson, Jed Lowrie slug A's past Tigers
Trailing 8-5 in the eighth, Jed Lowrie came through with the big hit, delivering a go-ahead grand slam to push the A's past the Tigers.
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The Happy Hour: How Olson's tear has changed A's mindset
Joe Stiglich joins Monte, Papa and Ray to discuss the historic stretch Matt Olson is on.
Olson sets team rookie record with HR in 5th straight game
Matt Olson did it again, hitting his 23rd homer of the season.
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Matt Olson breaks Oakland rookie record by homering in fifth straight game
This has gotten ridiculous. Matt Olson homered for a fifth straight game on Tuesday, setting an Oakland rookie record for consecutive games with a long ball.
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A by-the-numbers look at Matt Olson's home run tear
Although he’s only played in roughly one-third of Oakland’s games, Matt Olson has vaulted into a tie for fourth on the team with 22 homers this season...
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Highlights: Olson ties A's rookie record in win over Tigers
While Matt Olson used his bat, Liam Hendriks and Matt Chapman used their gloves to help the A's beat the Tigers.
Drive of the Game: Matt Olson homers for fourth straight day
Matt Olson continues to give Rhys Hoskins a run for his money...
In midst of homer tear, does Olson realize what he's doing?
Rookie Matt Olson discusses the pitches he has hit for home runs the last four days.
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Instant Analysis: Olson homers for fourth straight game, A's beat Tigers
It happened again. Matt Olson tied an A's rookie record by homering for the fourth straight game, fueling an 8-3 win over the Tigers Monday.
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