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Middling Giants likely facing year of transition in 2019

BY MASON BISSADA At the risk of pointing out the painfully obvious, the San Francisco Giants’ even year magic has officially warn off. The 2016 season was not simply an glitch in the system, as last season proved a much more realistic trend: the Giants are mediocre. A 73-89 season …

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A’s hoping to parlay steady off-season into greener pastures

BY GRADY DUGGAN Current Oakland Raider Marshawn Lynch said it perfectly at the Oakland City Council, “We’re losing the Raiders, we’re losing the Warriors, best not lose the A’s. Appreciate it.” Coming out of what was one of the more exciting seasons in recent years, the Athletics enter an interesting …

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Young A’s hoping to exploit powerful potential in 2018

BY STEVEN LUKE Expectations are low for the Oakland Athletics entering the 2018 season after back-to-back last place finishes, but a few key additions in the offseason and a young core could surprise the league. The 2017 season was not one that will be remembered for many Athletics fans, but …

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A’s rough up Astros pitching in doubleheader sweep

BY RYAN LEONG The A’s might not be going to the playoffs but the next best thing is to play spoiler to those who want to play baseball in October. After years of beating up on the Astros when the Athletics were headed to three straight postseason appearances including division …

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Gorky’s hot glove unable to save MadBum and wilting Giants

BY RYAN LEONG Gorkys Hernandez made the catch of the year for the Giants in the first inning against the Cardinals. Unfortunately, his highlight reel defense was only a sidebar to another loss. In what has been a disappointing season to say the least, the Cardinals won 7-3 on Sunday …

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Struggling A’s continue to make it interesting

BY RYAN LEONG It’s been a long season for the A’s and although more games have been lost than won, the 2017 squad has at least made it entertaining. On Wednesday, after leading by a run in the third, the A’s came back from a 5-2 deficit, but in the …

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