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    ( JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO )
    A's lefty Jon Lester, formerly with Red Sox, knows all about hype

    Jon Lester, acquired by the A's from the Boston Red Sox last month, played in plenty of overhyped series against the New York Yankees, and he says players should tune out the noise and turn up their games. 
    Samardzija struggles as A's lose 8-5 to New York Mets
    Jeff Samardzija loses his second consecutive start as Oakland A's, in tuneup for series with the Los Angeles Angels, lose 8-5 to New York Mets  

    Jim Harbaugh, Bob Melvin are new old friends
    Budding relationship in the Bay Area between San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and Oakland A's manager Bob Melvin, writes Tim Kawakami
     

    A's Eric O'Flaherty ready for increased workload
    Oakland A's reliever Eric O'Flaherty could see action in back-to-back games, manager Bob Melvin says  

    Coco Crisp helps Oakland A's end five-game losing streak
    Coco Crisp's bases-loaded triple sparks the Oakland A's victory over the New York Mets, ending a five-game losing streak 

    Purdy: Bud Selig offers revisionist history on A's-Giants territorial rights feud
    Baseball commissioner Bud Selig was in Oakland on Tuesday, along with A's owner Lew Wolff, and while there was nothing new about his blue ribbon panel's progress, he did say former San Francisco Giants owner Bob Lurie and former A's owner Walter Haas created the territorial issue
     

    Bud Selig: Oakland A's situation 'complicated'
    Retiring baseball commissioner Bud Selig says he couldn't have done anything differently for Oakland
     

    Cespedes says trade from A's surprised him
    Former Oakland A's outfielder Yoenis Cespedes was caught off-guard by the trade to the Boston Red Sox but wishes his old team nothing but the best. 

    Thompson: A's trade for Jon Lester will be judged in October
    Jon Lester came to the A's for one reason: to bring a World Series to Oakland; trading Yoenis Cespedes to Boston Red Sox was heavy price, and that's how trade will be judged.
     

    Oakland A's-New York Mets preview
    A's VS. NEW YORK METSTuesday: A's Scott Kazmir (13-5, 2.78) vs. Mets' Dillon Gee (4-5, 3.69), 7:05 p. 

    Vogt's injury hurts A's versatility
    With Stephen Vogt unable to catch, the Oakland A's lineup is less versatile, and other injuries have hurt the team as well. 

    A's, Lester lose to Braves
    Jon Lester took his first loss in an Oakland uniform as the A's fell to Atlanta 4-3 despite two homers from Nate Freiman; the Braves swept the three-game series, and the A's went 1-6 on the road trip. 

    A's third basemen Josh Donaldson gets pregame thrill
    Josh Donaldson got a nice surprise when Atlnata Braves broadcaster Don Sutton came to A's clubhouse to say hello; the two grew up in the same area. 

    Oakland A's come up short against Braves in Turn Back The Clock in Atlanta
    Oakland A's lose 4-3 to Atlanta Braves, fall percentage points behind Los Angeles Angels in American League West 

    A's manager Bob Melvin briefly meets with team after third loss in a row
    Oakland A's manager Bob Melvin conducts a brief team meeting after a mistake-filled loss to the Atlanta Braves on Friday  

    A's fall to Braves as Hammel is hit hard
    Jason Hammel allowed three home runs in the Oakland A's 7-2 loss to the Atlanta Braves. 

    Reddick, Moss back playing in their home state
    A's teammates Josh Reddick and Brandon Moss grew up in Georgia, but they say the state is as different as Nothern and Southern California 

    A's trade tracker: Analyzing aftermath of Lester-Cespedes trade
    How A's have performed since blockbuster trade 

    Baseball: Manfred elected commissioner
    Rob Manfred elected baseball's 10th commissioner, winning a three-man race to succeed Bud Selig 

    A's-Braves preview
    Pitching probables for Oakland A's weekend series against the Atlanta Braves 

    Purdy: Will anything change under Manfred?
    With Rob Manfred taking over as baseball commissioner, will there be a resolution to the A's stadium situation?
     

    A's collapse in seventh inning, lose to Kansas City Royals 7-3
    The Kansas City Royals chased the Oakland A's out of town Thursday with a five-run seventh inning rally and a 7-3 victory at Kauffman Stadium, beating starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija and hammering Ryan Cook 

    A's shortstop Jed Lowrie placed on disabled list
    Oakland A's shortstop Jed Lowrie was placed on disabled list with hairline fracture in tip of his right finger, and Andy Parrino has been called up from Triple-A Sacramento; Lowrie met with manager Bob Melvin Wednesday night and two agreed on the course of action 

    Jason Vargas, Kansas City Royals shut down Oakland A's
    Left-hander Jason Vargas pitches a three-hit shutout as the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland A's. 

    All-or-nothing A's
    A's offense has struggled with consistency since trading Yoenis Cespedes on July 31. 

    A's rip Kansas City Royals 11-3
    A's third baseman Josh Donaldson hits two home runs to lead 20-hit attack that ends Royals' 8-game winning streak. 

    Purdy: A's move to San Jose not drawing support from judges
    Tuesday's hearing in a San Francisco courtroom went well for the business of baseball and lousy for San Jose.
     

    A's Jed Lowrie has hairline fracture on finger but will continue to play
    Oakland A's shortstop Jed Lowrie has hairline fracture on right index finger and will need a few more days off than usual; he says it affects his throwing more than hitting. 

    A's lose to streaking Royals 3-2
    Four hard-throwing Kansas City pitchers limited the Oakland A's to three hits while striking out 10 Monday night as the red-hot Royals beat Oakland 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium.
     

    Oakland A's-Kansas City Royals pitching matchups
    A's AT KANSAS CITYMonday: A's Sonny Gray (12-5, 2.87) vs. Royals' Yordano Ventura (9-8, 3.47), 5:10 p. 

     
     
     
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, file)
    Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon split up, report says

    The diva and the “America’s Got Talent” host are living apart; reportedly things went downhill after Cannon admitted he had a fling with Kim Kardashian.