Oakland Athletics

Graveman roughed up in return from DL
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Like they did in Tuesday’s Bay Bridge series game in Oakland, the Giants found their offensive touch early on Thursday. Jarrett Parker doubled in his first at-bat since April, Brandon Belt notched his 18th homer — matching his career-high mark — and starter Ty Blach lifted his first career homer while pitching eight innings for […]

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Speedy Fowler ready to grow with Oakland
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Rehabbing outfielder Dustin Fowler, one of three players acquired by the A’s in Monday’s headline-grabbing trade that sent Sonny Gray to the Yankees, entered the Oakland clubhouse not knowing a single person. He doesn’t know much about the A’s, either.

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A's find extra motivation for Bay Bridge Series
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The Bay Bridge Series between the Giants and A’s kicks off Monday in Oakland. There may be no one who has a better perspective on the series than A’s manager Bob Melvin, who grew up in Menlo Park, played college ball at Cal, spent three seasons as a Giants player in the 1980s and has […]

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Cotton to come off DL, duel with Twins' Colon
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Minnesota Twins right-hander and ageless wonder Bartolo Colon will make his first start at the Oakland Coliseum in four years while A’s plan to activate right-hander Jharel Cotton for the series finale Sunday after scratching planned starter Sonny Gray.

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Smith takes on Twins seeking first win
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Minnesota left-hander Adalberto Mejia will try to get back on the winning track for the first time in nearly a month when the Twins play in Oakland on Saturday night, while the A’s will counter with 36-year-old right-hander Chris Smith, who is seeking his first victory in nearly a decade.

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A's can't pick up Gossett, fall to Twins
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The Twins got a big boost from the bottom of their lineup to back starter Jaime Garcia in his club debut, helping end a four-game losing streak with a 6-3 win over the A’s Friday night in Oakland.

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A's can't hold lead, lose on walk-off slam in 10th
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The Blue Jays are suddenly riding a wave of momentum after their second walk-off win in under 24 hours sealed a four-game sweep over the Athletics on Thursday afternoon. Steve Pearce was the hero, crushing a grand slam to left in the bottom of the 10th for an 8-4 win.

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Blackburn's dominant start spoiled in loss
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Justin Smoak and Kendrys Morales went back-to-back in the bottom of the ninth on Wednesday, giving the Blue Jays a dramatic 3-2 walk-off win over the Athletics.

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Manaea, A's eye win in finale vs. Blue Jays
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The Blue Jays and Athletics will end their four-game series in Toronto on Thursday with a pair of standout young pitchers on the mound as Marcus Stroman and Sean Manaea begin the finale at 12:37 p.m. ET.

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Dull nearing return, could aid Oakland's 'pen
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The A’s are prepared to activate Ryan Dull from the disabled list on Thursday, a move that will bolster the back end of their bullpen.

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Barreto leads 3 A's on Top Prospects list
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The A’s are riding a youth movement through the remainder of the season and beyond, with a focus on collecting young talent capable of forming a contender when a potential new stadium opens in Oakland.

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Rookie Blackburn gets the call vs. Jays
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The Blue Jays will send Marco Estrada to the mound on Wednesday night in Toronto against the Athletics with speculation building ahead of the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline.

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