Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Oakland A's

  • Oakland A's hope to continue their magic in Motown

    OAKLAND -- Their final act Wednesday provided the most thrills, but what the A's pulled off in game No. 162 was merely an extension of the magic they've spun all season.

  • American League playoff scenarios

    If the A's lose to Texas and finish second in A.L. West: -- Orioles beat Tampa Bay and finish one game ahead of Oakland: A's would play Baltimore in wild-card game Friday at Camden Yards. -- Orioles lose to Tampa Bay and finish with same record as A's ...

  • Die-hard Oakland Athletics fans celebrating 'magical' season at division ...

    As the 2012 season began, Oakland A's fans were livid -- general manger Billy Beane had again traded some of the team's best players for prospects and owner Lew Wolff talked openly of his desire to move the team to San Jose.

  • Monte Poole: Bullpen blazed the way for the Oakland A's

    Unsung vagabonds from across the baseball map as well as the globe itself, five Oakland relievers recorded the final 19 outs Wednesday to lock up a 12-5 win over Texas, sweeping the three-game series and sealing the A.L.

  • Amazing Oakland A's facts, all culled from Twitter

    (Jemile Weeks and Yoenis Cespedes celebrate the A's AL West title. Photo by Associated Press). I can't believe what I just saw, to channel old-school Jack Buck.

  • Oakland A's employee says this team is the most rewarding

    OAKLAND -- A's equipment manager Steve Vucinich has been with the A's for as long as they have been in Oakland.

  • Ailene Voisin: These Oakland Athletics don't need a 'Moneyball' script

    "We won all those championships with the River Cats," said an emotional bullpen coach and Folsom resident Rick Rodriguez, in his second season in Oakland, "and to go from there to here is incredible. (Josh) Donaldson. (Cliff) Pennington. Tyson Ross.

  • A's win AL West, Yanks & O's to settle AL East

    On Saturday, the newly crowned AL West champion Oakland Athletics will face Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera, Justin Verlander and the Tigers in Detroit to open the best-of-five division series.

  • Cabrera gets Triple Crown, Yankees, A's win divisions

    (Reuters) - Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera became the first Triple Crown winner in 45 years while the New York Yankees and Oakland Athletics claimed division titles on a wild final day to the Major League Baseball's regular season. Cabrera left ...

  • Oakland Athletics: Should Jarrod Parker Start One-Game Wild Card Playoff?

    If the Oakland Athletics obtain a postseason berth as the Wild Card, Jarrod Parker should be the guy to pitch in a one-game playoff.

  • Oakland A's playoff schedule

    Oakland A's playoff schedule. Bay Area News Group. Posted: 10/03/2012 07:59:02 PM PDT. October 4, 2012 2:59 AM GMTUpdated: 10/03/2012 07:59:03 PM PDT.

  • Brandon McCarthy Injury: Latest Updates on A's Pitcher's Postseason Status

    Oakland Athletics pitcher Brandon McCarthy suffered a scary injury when a line drive hit him in the head, but his recovery has gone remarkably well.

  • White-hot A's ready for Tigers' best shot in ALDS

    OAKLAND -- Against all odds, the A's claimed their first division title in six years on Wednesday, their status as the ruthless underdogs seemingly making them the team to beat moving forward in the postseason.

  • Oakland A's, San Francisco Giants Postseason Bound; Bay Bridge Series in ...

    It's a good year for Bay Area baseball, but even better for Oakland A's fans. It all comes down to today. Sweep the Rangers and the A's take the West, something that many fans thought was never possible at the beginning of the year.

  • Athletics 5, Mariners 2

    Another dramatic win in hand, the Oakland Athletics gathered around the big screen clubhouse TV and began feasting on Mexican food while watching the Angels and Rangers play the second game of their Texas doubleheader.

  • Cespedes HR moves A's closer to playoff berth

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Another dramatic win in hand, the Oakland Athletics gathered around the big screen clubhouse TV and began feasting on Mexican food while watching the Angels and Rangers play the second game of their Texas doubleheader.

  • Oakland A's move closer to American League playoffs

    OAKLAND -- As Brandon Moss watched the ball he'd just pummeled sail long and far over the Oakland Coliseum's right-field wall Saturday afternoon, he soaked in the nirvana of the A's latest, greatest moment of a storybook season. "There isn't a much ...

  • Josh Donaldson helping Oakland Athletics nail down playoff berth (poll)

    Oakland needs to win only one of its final three games to secure the last available postseason spot in the American League.

  • Rangers-Athletics Preview

    The Oakland Athletics are headed to the postseason for the first time in six years. Now they can focus on a bigger prize. The Athletics can move into a first-place tie in the AL West with the visiting Texas Rangers when this three-game set continues ...

  • Oakland A's clinch final spot in American League playoffs by beating Texas ...

    Coco Crisp's latest big hit helped put Oakland back in the playoffs for the first time in six years, and the Athletics beat the first-place Texas Rangers 4-3 on Monday night to remain in contention for a division crown. Crisp had a go-ahead double in ...

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