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A’s wrap up strong home stand on winning note behind Davis blast

BY STEVEN LUKE After opening the home stand with his best outing of the season Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Daniel Mengden closed it out against the Boston Red Sox with another solid effort in a pitching duel with David Price. It was a 1-1 matchup between Mengden and the A’s …

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A’s Manaea dominates Red Sox in No-Hitter at Coliseum

BY ANTHONY SOSA In front of a crowd of 25,746, Oakland Athletics’ starting pitcher Sean Manaea pulled off one of the most impressive feats in baseball by throwing a no-hitter and striking out 10 against the team with the best record in the game, dominating the Boston Red Sox in …

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A’s split series with Texas, head out on first road trip

BY STEVEN LUKE The Oakland Athletics dropped the finale of their season opening home stand Thursday 6-3 to the Texas Rangers and sit at 3-5 on the season in spite of a gutsy performance by Daniel Mengden. It all fell off the rails early for the A’s and Mengden. He …

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Angels phenom Ohtani shuts down A’s bats in pitching debut

BY STEVEN LUKE Forget April Fool’s day. Forget Easter. Sunday, April 1, 2018 in Oakland was Shohei Ohtani day at the expense of the Athletics. The right hander made his Major League pitching debut and lived up to the hype reaching 99mph on the gun repeatedly and making Oakland Athletics …

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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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A’s sweep stalls Rangers playoff push on Little League weekend

BY RYAN LEONG The Oakland A’s have always been known for having colorful uniforms since moving to the East Bay in 1968. This past weekend represented an homage, not only to the A’s but the Astros and Pirates of the 1970s. This was Players’ Weekend where all thirty teams wore …

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