• Rockies, Blue Jays swap star shortstops - 07/28/2015 09:41 AM PDT
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    ( Mark J. Terrill )
    A's lose to Dodgers; Beane talks about change in approach

    General manager Billy Beane explained his flurry of trades last winter in part by saying 'I'm too old to be on a five-year rebuild.'' Then in the middle of trading away starter Scott Kazmir, closer Tyler Clippard and versatile Ben Zobrist over the course of the last week, Beane said 'we're focusing on some guys who are a little further away (from the big leagues).' 
    Oakland A's-Cleveland Indians pitching matchups
    Pitching matchups for Cleveland Indians at Oakland A's 

    With Raiders, NFL at table, Alameda County seeks exit from stadium talks
    Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley, who first called for the county to be bought out of its Coliseum holdings two years ago, said eliminating the county from the equation would simplify negotiations with the sports teams and developers. 

    Jose Canseco: I will be a woman for Caitlyn Jenner
    The former Oakland A's slugger says he has come to support Jenner's transition into a woman, and will live as a female for one week to show his allegiance. 

    A's won't face Kershaw in finale of Dodgers series
    Los Angeles scratches Clayton Kershaw from his Wednesday night start because of hip soreness 

    A's Sonny Gray tosses 3-hitter as Oakland blanks Los Angeles Dodgers
    Sonny Gray gets his 11th win in a 2-0 shutout against the Dodgers. 

    Walt Weiss gets teary-eyed delivering trade news to Tulowitzki
    Colorado Rockies manager Walt Weiss got emotional when he had to tell Tulowitzki he was being traded to Toronto, but Weiss had seen something similar in 1992 when he pal Jose Canseco was pulled off the on-deck circle and dealt to Texas. 

    A's may be done after sending Ben Zobrist to Royals
    Oakland A's make their third trade in a week, sending Zobrist to Kansas City for two pitchers including left-hander Sean Manaea, the Royals' third-rated prospect. 

    A's trade Tyler Clippard to Mets
    Beane suggests team is building to be competitive in a new stadium.
     

    A's-Dodgers matchups
    Pitchers for two-game series at Dodger Stadium 

    A's shouldn't count on deadline deals working out
    Oakland A's have been sellers before, but trading away established players such as Mark McGwire and Matt Holiday hasn't exactly brought a bounty of young talent. 

    A's still winless since Kazmir trade
    The A's lost their fourth straight since trading Scott Kazmir to Houston as the Giants completed a sweep of the three-game series 

    Crips headed out fora long-awaited injury rehab start; Melvin one of the few who had Randy Johnson's number
    Coco Crispheads out on an injury rehabilitation assignment Monday with Class-A Stockton.For the better part of a week, Coco Crisp has been saying "I really want to get out and start playing. 

    A's Coco Crisp begins rehab Monday
    Coco Crisp headed to Stockton to begin rehab assignment; could return to A's next weekend 

    A's lose again despite strong outing by Chris Bassitt
    Oakland A's right-hander Chris Bassitt limits San Francisco Giants to two runs but receives little support from the offense 

    A's roughed up by Giants 9-3
    Oakland loses first game of Bay Bridge series 

    ESPN fires radio host Colin Cowherd for remarks about Dominicans
    Colin Cowherd questions intelligence of baseball players from the Dominican Republic, drawing the ire of Major League Baseball and players such as Jose Bautista and Miguel Cabrera. 

    Cooperstown-bound Randy Johnson recalls the moment everything changed for him
    Death of his father on Christmas Day 1992 drove Randy Johnson to become Hall of Fame pitcher. 

    Purdy: Beane raises white flag with deal
    The A's trade of Scott Kazmir signals that the A's are giving up any hope of a wild-card spot this season 

    Why Tigers might have to deal Cespedes to keep him
    Yoenis Cespedes has clause in his original A's contract, which expires after the 2015 season, that might make it easier for the Detroit Tigers to trade him now and attempt to re-sign him during the off-season 

    A's-Giants pitching matchups
    Probable pitchers for the Giants' three-game series against the visiting A's 

    A's lose to Toronto as Pomeranz struggles in emergency start
    Drew Pomeranz was the last-minute replacement after Scott Kazmir was traded to Houston, but the A's lefty lasted only five outs and might not get back into the Oakland rotation. 

    A's trade Kazmir to Houston; Zobrist and Clippard could be next
    Oakland A's throwing in the towel on the 2015 season by trading Kazmir to the Houston Astros for a couple of prospects. 

    A's beat Blue Jays with Davis' walk-off hit
    The A's overcame a blown lead in the ninth inning Wednesday to earn a 4-3 walk-off win in 10 innings over the Toronto Blue Jays. 

    Toronto manager John Gibbons not a fan of Oakland
    John Gibbons, manager of the Toronto Blue Jays, pokes fun at Oakland during conversation with third baseman Josh Donaldson 

    Blue Jays rock A's 7-1
    In Josh Donaldson's return to the Oakland Coliseum, the Toronto Blue Jays pound the A's 7-1 

    Purdy: Could Yoenis Cespedes return to A's?
    Oakland won just 22 of its final 57 games last season and barely squeaked into the wild card game, so why not take a chance on Cespedes? 

    Donaldson says no need to 'forgive' Beane for trade from A's
    Former A's star, back in Oakland this week with the Toronto Blue Jays, was surprised by November trade but 'grateful' to A's G.M. for giving him his big break 

    Josh Donaldson's bat hasn't cooled since he left Oakland
    Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson, returning to Oakland for the first time since he was traded by the A's, is among American League leaders in several offensive categories.  

    Oakland A's vs. Toronto Blue Jays pitching matchups
    Oakland A's vs. Toronto Blue Jays pitching matchups 

     
     
     
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