Thursday, October 4, 2012

Oakland A's

  • Congratulations to Oakland A's on job well done

    OK, so let's recap the past year for the Oakland A's. One more year has passed without Major League Baseball deciding on a home for the team.

  • Our Say: Oakland A's fan sheepishly returns to the fold

    Having completed one of the most miraculous comebacks in pennant-race history, the Oakland A's inexplicably find themselves in the playoffs this weekend.

  • Oakland A's pitcher Pat Neshek asks for prayer following unexplained tragedy

    Advertisement. The Oakland A's were on their way to taking the American West League title, while their pitcher Pat Neshek was experiencing "the sweetest playoff birth of his career.

  • ALDS Preview - Detroit Tigers vs. Oakland Athletics

    Raise your hand if you had the Oakland Athletics reaching the postseason this year, let alone entering the playoffs as American League West champions.

  • Oakland A's 10 most improbable storylines

    OAKLAND -- With all due respect to BillyBall and MoneyBall, no A's team has defied the CrystalBall quite like the 2012 version.

  • Fancy That: Oakland A's Win AL West!

    The A's are the emperors of the AL West. Who would have thought? But after last night's win against Texas (12-5), the little team that could proved just that, making them and the Giants the leaders of the AL and NL West, respectively.

  • Oakland A's rally to clinch wild AL West

    A dropped fly ball by Josh Hamilton, a home run by Ryan Zimmerman and pitch by pitch, the baseball playoff picture became a bit more clear on the final day of the regular season.

  • A's, Rangers Playoff Bound

    Daniels said Hamilton shouldn't shoulder all the blame for the Rangers losing nine of their last 13 games as the Oakland Athletics capitalized to win the AL West title on the final day of the regular season. Josh Hamilton. Jose Luis Villegas/Sacramento ...

  • Roaring start

    Once again, the unlikeliest victors - this time, the renegade Oakland A's - stomped on the infield. Longoria is the undisputed heavyweight champion of season finales, by virtue of his low-flying walk-off homer to win last year's American League wild ...

  • Oakland Athletics Cap off Magical Regular Season with AL West Title

    Well, that offense hit 195 total home runs, and the most in MLB since the All-Star break (112); Weeks struggled to a .220 average before being sent to the minors; and yesterday, in front of a raucous sellout crowd at the Oakland Coliseum, the A's beat ...

  • Oakland A's win AL West, 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 have spun all season.

  • Oakland A's Division-Clinching Win Causes Fan to Go Awesome

    The Oakland A's managed to cause one fan to go into the most ecstatic and giddy conniption fit we have ever seen. Oh, and they also took the AL West.

  • MLB Playoff Celebrations: Watch (Almost) Every Team Go Wild After Clinching ...

    Oakland Athletics. Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates in the lockerroom after the Athletics beat the Texas Rangers to clinch a playoff spot at Coliseum on October 1, 2012 in Oakland, California.

  • 2012 ALDS: Oakland Athletics Looking for Revenge Against the Detroit Tigers

    Eight outs away from a possible rematch with Detroit, one which ended badly during the 2006 playoffs for the Athletics. The aforementioned closing trio again shut the door in the faces of the Texas Rangers, who for the third time in three years have ...

  • 5 Ways To Slow Down The Oakland A's?

    And the AL West Champion is....... the Oakland Athletics. Who would have thought that the A's would make the playoffs let alone win the division when the team was 13 games back from the Texas Rangers going in to the month of July.

  • A's reliever Pat Neshek says newborn son died

    OAKLAND -- Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Pat Neshek said that his newborn son has died. The right-hander posted on his Twitter account late Wednesday night that he and his wife lost their first child 23 hours after his birth "with no explanation ...

  • Oakland takes surprising A's to heart

    The Oakland Athletics' improbable rise to first place - and a division title Wednesday - drew a sold-out stadium full of fans who showed their ear-splitting support for the team with the lowest payroll in the American League.

  • 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.

  • Oakland A's win, move closer to playoff berth

    OAKLAND -- The A's enter their final series of the season on the cusp of a wild-card berth, which is enough in itself to boggle the mind.

  • Oakland A's beat Texas Rangers to capture AL West crown

    OAKLAND, Calif.— The Oakland Athletics captured the AL West with another improbable rally in a season full of them, coming back from four runs down and a 13-game division deficit to stun the two-time defending league champion Texas Rangers 12-5 on ...

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