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A's hit 3 homers, fall to Tribe in series opener
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The Indians counted off three home runs, including two in a four-run fourth inning, to spoil the season debut of Oakland starter Daniel Mengden and claim a 5-3 series-opening victory behind Carlos Carrasco at Progressive Field on Monday.

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Khris homers late, but miscues hurt A's in loss
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Aaron Judge ripped his first career grand slam in the third inning to put the Yankees ahead for good, and Michael Pineda gutted out six innings in the team’s 9-5 win over the Athletics on Sunday at Yankee Stadium.

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Triggs tabbed for finale vs. Yankees
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Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda has won two straight starts and has gone at least six innings in four straight outings heading into Sunday’s matchup against righty pitcher Andrew Triggs and the Athletics at Yankee Stadium.

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Homer sinks Cotton's no-no bid, A's
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Matt Holliday broke up a no-hit bid with a long homer and CC Sabathia struck out a season-high nine batters to win his third straight start, leading the Yankees to a 3-2 victory over the Athletics on Saturday at Yankee Stadium.

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A's wait out Tanaka, strike late in Bronx
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Jed Lowrie and Khris Davis punched RBI singles before Stephen Vogt slugged a two-run homer, helping the Athletics overcome Masahiro Tanaka’s career-high 13 strikeouts in a 4-1 victory over the Yankees on Friday evening at Yankee Stadium.

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Rookie Cotton tries to contain Yankees
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After winning consecutive starts for the first time this season, Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia (4-2) will look to carry his recent success into Saturday’s game against the Athletics at Yankee Stadium. To make it three straight wins, Sabathia will have to silence an A’s lineup that has a knack for hitting home runs. Oakland’s starter, […]

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Graveman toes rubber in opener vs. Yanks
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One of Aaron Judge’s first experiences in a Major League clubhouse came prior to an Athletics-Yankees game, as the Linden, Calif., native was invited to take batting practice with his new organization after being selected in the first round of the 2013 Draft. For the first time in his career, he will have the opportunity […]

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Lowrie, Krush lead A's as Gray K's 11
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Hitting with two outs was not an issue for Jed Lowrie on Wednesday afternoon. The second baseman matched a career high with four hits, all with two outs, and he drove in a pair of runs in the A’s 4-1 victory over the Marlins at Oakland Coliseum.

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Bassitt has soreness in rehabbing elbow
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Rehabbing right-hander Chris Bassitt said he is experiencing soreness between starts as he recovers from Tommy John surgery he underwent in May 2016. Bassitt made a start for Triple-A Nashville on Saturday in Sacramento, and has rejoined the A’s briefly in Oakland as he gets some extra rest.

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Players hit the links for annual charity event
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A little off-day at the links never hurt anyone. On Monday, a group of current and former A’s players joined members of the front office, team broadcasters, season ticket holders and fans at the 35th Annual Oakland A’s Community Fund Golf Classic.

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Hahn welcomes Marlins in Interleague opener
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The Marlins and A’s begin a two-game Interleague Series Tuesday. The series marks the third time the Marlins have visited Oakland.

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Triggs tries to keep rolling as A's eye sweep
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The last time Red Sox lefty Eduardo Rodriguez pitched at the Coliseum, he nearly tossed a no-hitter. On Sunday, the young lefty looks for his sixth straight quality start when he opposes righty Andrew Triggs, the A’s most reliable starter, in the four-game series finale. With a win, Oakland would sweep the set.

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