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Instant Analysis: Five takeaways from Astros' sweep of once-hot A's
The Astros showed no mercy as they muscled up on Jesse Hahn early and took all four games of the series in Oakland...
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Vogt knew ahead of time that A's tenure was coming to end
What an emotional nine innings it must have been for Stephen Vogt on Wednesday night -- it was then he learned his time with the A's was over...
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A's designate Stephen Vogt for assignment
Stephen Vogt was an All-Star the last two seasons. He played some left field on Wednesday. The A's are parting ways with the fan favorite...
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Vogt's defensive cameo comes straight out of left field
Stephen Vogt made an unusual appearance in left field Wednesday night for the A's. Is it a preview of things to come?
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Dusting off the cobwebs: Vogt's memory bank tested in left
A's catcher Stephen Vogt was back in the outfield for the first time in years. How'd he feel out there?
Highlights: Vogt flexes on A's bullpen back in the outfield
A's catcher Stephen Vogt had to grab a new glove and he saw plenty of action at the Coliseum.
What was difference for A's Manaea in tough sixth inning?
Sean Manaea shoved through five innings. The sixth was different. Bob Melvin breaks it down.
Drive of the Game: Gattis gives Astros lead in the sixth
It wasn't crushed, but Evan Gattis did enough to knock in the first two runs of the game Wednesday in Oakland.
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Instant Analysis: Five takeaways from A's third straight loss to Astros
Sean Manaea was cruising until the sixth inning and the A's just couldn't counter against the first-place Astros Wednesday night.
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A's notes: Semien rehab assignment announced; Chapman update
Insider Joe Stiglich with all the latest A's news from Oakland.
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A's lineup: Joyce returns against Astros
After missing Tuesday's game with back tightness, Matt Joyce is back in the lineup against the Astros on Wednesday.
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Sonny Gray looking for ways to avoid his big-inning troubles
Sonny Gray clearly was bothered by his inability to shut off the Astros’ rally at just one run after he coaxed a double play from Carlos Correa.
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Drive of the Game: Pinder launches 9th homer of season
Chad Pinder continued his solid rookie season as he crushed a 448-foot home run Tuesday against the Astros.
Gray struggles to explain bad first inning vs Astros
Sonny Gray addresses the pattern where one inning in each start hurts him.
Highlights: Pinder pummels homer in A's loss to Astros
Among the highlights at the Coliseum on Tuesday were Jose Altuve taking a spill and Yonder Alonso making a nice catch.
Why were the Astros able to pounce on Gray in the first?
Bob Melvin analyzes how Sonny Gray was able to settle down after giving up five runs in the first inning.
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Instant Analysis: Five takeaways from A's 8-4 loss to Astros
Sonny Gray gave up five runs in the first inning and the A's were never able to fully recover as they fell to the Astros 8-4 on Tuesday.
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First 5 California: Yonder Alonso, proud papa of little Troy
Could 18-month-old Troy Alonso soon be donning the Green and Gold?
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Kaval: A's working 'as quickly as we can' to announce a ballpark site
With so many factors in play, A's president Dave Kaval reiterated his plan to announce the site for a new stadium by the end of 2017.
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Fallon engages in catfish-eating contest on A's Pregame Live
In honor of Catfish Hunter, Fallon Smith took part in a BBQ eating contest before Tuesday's A's game. It didn't end well.
A's 2017 top pick Austin Beck shows off power during BP
Austin Beck spent the day at the Coliseum and took batting practice with the team before their game against the Astros on Tuesday.
A's notes: 2017 first-rounder signs deal; update on Graveman
Prior to Tuesday's game, Insider Joe Stiglich has the latest news and notes on Austin Beck, Kendall Graveman and Matt Joyce.
Top pick Austin Beck responds to comparisons to Mike Trout
Austin Beck reveals which current MLB player he models his game after.
Top pick Austin Beck pinpoints top trait he brings to A's
Austin Beck describes emotions when he found out he had been drafted by the A's.
Kaval: 'Definitely no frontrunner' for A's new stadium site
On the day the A's released an economic impact report, team president Dave Kaval spoke with Joe Stiglich about the process of finding a site for a new ballpark and if there is a frontrunner.
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A's lineup: Rajai Davis shifts to new spot vs Astros
After spending the entire season in center field, Rajai Davis will be patrolling left field when the A's take on the Astros on Tuesday.
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Study: New A's ballpark would bring more than $3 billion to Oakland
This is the first concrete piece of information to come out in quite some time about the A’s proposed new ballpark...
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Melvin defends decision to send Pinder home on Lowrie double
Bob Melvin breaks down Daniel Gossitt's second career start.
Highlights: Astros execute perfect relay, nail Pinder
Among the highlights Monday night at the Coliseum was Yuli Gurriel's hair and a nifty play by Yonder Alonso and John Axford.
Gossitt: Curveball was 'night and day' in second start
A's rookie Daniel Gossitt analyzes his second career start.
Drive of the Game: Marisnick's big, big fly off Gossett
Jake Marisnick broke a scoreless tie with a long home run in the top of the fifth inning.
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Astros club three homers, snap A's winning streak
Jake Marisnick, George Springer and Derek Fisher all went deep as the powerhouse Astros put an end to the A's four-game winning streak.
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Source: A's agree to terms with 2017 first-round pick Austin Beck
Exactly one week after making him the No. 6 overall pick in the draft, the A's have agreed to terms with Austin Beck, a source confirmed.
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Strike three! JaVale throws out first pitch before A's game
To the winner goes the spoils and Warriors center JaVale McGee got a taste of that prior to the A's-Astros game on Monday.
Brugman shares what young A's learned from sweeping Yankees
Rookie Jaycob Brugman discusses what it means to come up with several other young A's players and who he leaned on when he debuted.
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A's bench coach Mark Kotsay takes leave of absence due to family matter
A tough week for the A's coaching staff took another turn Monday as bench coach Mark Kotsay has taken a leave of absence...
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A's lineup: Healy at 3B, Pinder at 2B in opener vs Astros
As the A's welcome the AL-best Astros to town, Matt Chapman and Jed Lowrie get the night off against former Oakland farmhand Brad Peacock.
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Report: A's may be leaning toward Laney College site for new ballpark
Dave Kaval maintains that the A's will announce a ballpark location during this calendar year, but he has not publicly disclosed a preferred site...
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MLB Power Rankings: Giants below Padres; A's climb
The Giants have lost 15 of their last 19 games and are 19.5 games behind the first-place Rockies. Things are bleak in San Francisco...
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A's hold Aaron Judge in check, spoil his NorCal homecoming
In sweeping the Yankees, the A's figured out a way to minimize the presence of big No. 99 in his return to northern California...
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A's confidence keeps building with four-game sweep of Yankees
By sweeping the Yankees, the A's have shown another snapshot of the top-notch baseball they are capable of playing...
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Highlights: Behind Cotton, A's complete sweep of Yankees
The Yankees rolled into town for four games and the A's are sending them away from Oakland with four losses...
Will sweep of Yankees springboard A's like it did in 2012?
Bob Melvin isn't saying it's 2012-- but a sweep of the Yankees has some similarities...
Cotton takes you inside his conversation with Vogt
Jharel Cotton and Stephen Vogt talked pregame about the Yankees' lineup. What was discussed?
Bob Melvin, your A's just swept the Yankees. How's it feel?
The A's manager knows how difficult it is to sweep a series -- so what are his thoughts about Oakland taking four from the Yankees?
Doolittle: A's bullpen 'under the radar' in sweep of Yankees
It was a big series for the A's bullpen in what was an eye-popping sweep of the Yankees...
Instant Analysis: Five takeaways from Athletics' sweep of Yankees
The A's scored four runs in their half of the third and that was just enough to complete a sweep of the Yankees...
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Order in the court! A's Pregame with emoji Judge and Jury
The A's Pregame crew delivers their opening and closing statements as the A's vie for a sweep of the New York Yankees...
A's notes: Triggs evaluating options, update on Casilla
Find out when the A's expect Andrew Triggs back plus the latest on Santiago Casilla after the pitcher took a foul ball off the shoulder...
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What they're saying: Happy Father's Day
On Father's Day, we all celebrate the love our dad shows us. Check out how the sports world is celebrating the holiday this year...
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A's lineup: Pinder back at shortstop, batting second vs Yankees
A day after being scratched late with an illness, Chad Pinder is back in Bob Melvin's lineup Sunday against the Yankees...
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First 5 California: How Semien's life has changed as new dad
In the latest First 5 California segment, A's shortstop Marcus Semien sits down with Angela Sun to discuss some of the activities he does with his son and how his teammates have helped him grow as a father.
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X-rays come back negative after Casilla struck by foul ball
Things got scary for the A's in the fourth inning Saturday as a foul ball hit Santiago Casilla near the dugout. After the game, Bob Melvin had an update.
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Healy celebrates with Chapman after homer
'Premier guy' Healy continues hot streak with two homers vs Yankees
Ryon Healy was pretty grumpy before Saturday's game. Then he crushed two home runs and received high praise from his manager afterwards.
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Joe Rudi shares memories of Catfish Hunter's perfect game
Former A's outfielder Joe Rudi discusses what dedication of Gate C to Catfish Hunter means to his teammates.
For younger generation, Vida Blue describes Catfish Hunter
On the day the A's named Gate C after Catfish Hunter, Vida Blue explains how the two legendary pitches pushed each other.
Highlights: Healy hits 7th, 8th homers of June in A's win
On a day when the A's honored Catfish Hunter, a ballboy made an error and Ryon Healy slugged Oakland past the Yankees.
Drive of the Game: Healy's third two-homer game of June
Ryon Healy's scorching June continued on Saturday as he hit two home runs off the Yankees.
Melvin labels red-hot A's hitter 'a premier guy'
Bob Melvin offers his view on closer Santiago Casilla getting hit by a foul ball and what his status is.
Joyce on young A's hitter: 'He doesn't know how good he is.'
Veteran Matt Joyce discusses the infusion of young talent into the A's lineup and what he's seeing from them.
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Instant Analysis: Five takeaways from A's third straight win over Yankees
The young A's continued their hot play as they beat the Yankees again Saturday thanks to two home runs from Ryon Healy.
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Can't fool us! Canseco brothers try to pull switcheroo
Jose Canseco can't fool the A's Pregame Live crew with his twin brother.
A's notes: Another arm added to the bullpen
Insider Joe Stiglich provides the latest A's news before a mid-day game in Oakland.
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A's lineup: Phegley catching, Chapman moves up one spot vs Yankees
The A's look to secure a home series win over the Yankees and have made some slight changes to the batting order on Saturday...
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Drive of the Game: Chapman picks perfect time for first hit
A's rookie Matt Chapman came through in the clutch for his first hit in the bigs Friday night.
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A's trade third baseman Plouffe to Rays
With rookie Matt Chapman up in Oakland, the A's have moved on from third baseman Trevor Plouffe and sent him to Tampa Bay on Saturday.
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Chapman delivers game-winner, impresses A's teammates
The A's are getting younger and their top prospect showed why he's been so highly touted as he shined brightest in the clutch Friday night.
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Highlights: A's rookie Chapman flashes glove and bat in win
A's rookie Matt Chapman gives fans a glimpse of a bright future on both sides of the ball against the Yankees.
A's lefty Manaea assesses his outing against Yankees
Sean Manaea was knocked around a bit by the Yankees but still found the positives after a win in Oakland.
Melvin on Chapman's game-winner: 'Kid's here for a reason'
A's manager Bob Melvin sends praise to rookie Matt Chapman for his first big league hit.
Chapman reacts to 'unbelievable feeling' of first MLB hit
Rookie Matt Chapman came through in the clutch and then earned a Gatorade shower after the A's win over the Yankees.
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Instant Analysis: Five takeaways from A's win on Chapman's clutch first hit
A's rookie Matt Chapman picked the perfect time to produce his first career hit in the bigs with a go-ahead single in the eighth inning.
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A's notes: Big step for Semien; utilizing Pinder
Insider Joe Stiglich provides all the latest A's news from Oakland before taking on the Yankees.
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A's lineup: Vogt behind the dish to catch Manaea
As the A's look to take down the Yankees again Friday night in Oakland, Sean Manaea and Stephen Vogt will pair up as battery mates.
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A's win thriller, set course for future with arrival of Matt Chapman
The A's fought their way to a walk-off win in extra innings. But the bigger story started before the first pitch in Oakland.
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A's prospect Matt Chapman takes you through his MLB debut
Matt Chapman talks the jitters of stepping in a MLB batters box for the first time with the A's.
Highlights: A's do just enough to fight off Yankees in win
Khris Davis' bloop in the 10th inning propelled the A's to a walk-off over the Yankees in Oakland.
Melvin: A's walk-off 'an absolute back-and-forth game'
A's manager Bob Melvin assesses Thursday night's walk-off win in extras against the Yankees.
A's get Davis with pie and Gatorade after walk-off win
Khris Davis gets the walk-off treatment from his teammates in Oakland.
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Instant Analysis: Five takeaways from A's walk-off win vs Yankees in extras
The A's and Yankees battled all game, and Oakland found a way to win with a walk-off in the 10th inning in front of their home fans.
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Drive of the Game: Alonso smashes 17th home run in 2017
A's first baseman Yonder Alonso continued his power surge Thursday night in Oakland.
A's notes: Significant changes made before Yankees series
Insider Joe Stiglich reports all the latest A's news as the team made a big promotion and a big firing the same day.
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A's lineup: Chapman at third base, batting seventh in MLB debut
As the A's host the Yankees in Oakland, a new era is underway with rookie Matt Chapman making his MLB debut on the hot corner.
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A's fire Curt Young, name Scott Emerson new pitching coach
Curt Young's second stint as the A's pitching coach is over with the Athletics' staff near the bottom of the league in team ERA...
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Source: A's to promote highly touted third baseman Matt Chapman
The A's season is going downhill, but it's about to get a boost with the promotion of a power-hitting top prospect...
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The A's Insider Podcast: Equipment manager celebrates 50th season
Longtime equipment manager Steve Vucinich joins Joe Stiglich on The A's Insider Podcast in his 50th season with the team. Enjoy!
Marlins rough up Gossett in big-league debut, A's swept
Daniel Gossett allowed seven runs and did not escape the fourth inning as the A's lost in Miami, 11-6.
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Highlights: A's make two stellar plays in loss to Marlins
The A's didn't get the win Tuesday night in Miami but Matt Joyce and Ryon Healy provided to bright spots.
Melvin highlights biggest problem plaguing A's recently
Bob Melvin breaks down what Marlins starter Jose Urena did to slow them down.
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Stanton, Marlins rough up Cotton, trounce A's in Miami
Jharel Cotton allowed eight hits and five earned runs in five innings Tuesday as the Marlins beat the A's 8-1 in Miami.
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Drive of the Game: Stanton hits towering homer off Cotton
Giancarlo Stanton showed off his tremendous power Tuesday night with a home run that reached a max height of 152 feet.
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A's felt 2017 first-rounder Austin Beck's 'bat ability was unique'
The A's haven't taken a high school player this high in the draft in 23 years. But they worked out Austin Beck and saw something they liked.
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Eric Kubota: 2017 top pick Beck has 'explosive upside'
A's director of scouting Eric Kubota shares the team's hopes for 2017 first-round pick Austin Beck.
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A's select high school OF Austin Beck with No. 6 overall pick in 2017 Draft
A year after taking A.J. Puk with the No. 6 overall pick, the A's used the same selection in the 2017 Draft on high school outfielder Austin Beck.
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Hahn frustrated, but gives credit where credit is due
Jesse Hahn had some good things going on the mound against the Rays, but tells reporters Tampa Bay did a good job at this one thing...
Rosales, what happened on the bases out there?
It was a key play in the game -- Adam Rosales, who admits being too aggressive, breaks the play down...
Highlights: A's fail to capitalize, drop series to Rays
The A's had ample opportunity to take Sunday's game against the Rays but failed to do so...
Despite losing series, Melvin finds a silver lining for A's
No manager likes to lose a series, but Bob Melvin told reporters there is one important thing the A's can takeaway from their time in Tampa...
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Instant Analysis: Five takeaways from A's 5-4 loss to Rays
Liam Hendriks gave up the tying home run and an error by Daniel Coulombe led to the go-ahead run as the Rays beat the A's Sunday.
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Drive of the Game: Rasmus crushes 429-foot homer vs A's
With the A's leading 4-3, Colby Rasmus tied things up with a long home run to center off of Liam Hendriks.
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Highly-touted prospect Gossett to start Wednesday for A's in MLB debut
With Andrew Triggs on the DL, the A's will summon one of their top pitching prospects to make his major league debut on Wednesday.
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A's lineup: New leadoff hitter for finale in Tampa Bay; reliever optioned
After batting at the bottom of the order in his first three games, rookie Jaycob Brugman will hit leadoff Sunday against the Rays.
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