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A bad week for Oakland A's baseball: What sweeping cost cuts will mean for teamThe Oakland Athletics cut off minor leaguers' stipends, furloughed workers and deferred rent. What does it mean for the players and team?

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What the Oakland A's sweeping cost cuts mean for the teamThe Oakland Athletics cut off minor leaguers' stipends, furloughed workers and deferred rent.

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I-5 Series Game 4 Postgame ShowA confident manager Bruce Jenkins joins Henry Schulman after his NorCal team takes a commanding 3-1 series lead.

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A's CastChris Townsend discussed the passing of Chester Farrow and the Voice of God, Roy Steele.

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How ex-A's pitcher went from All-Star to imprisoned drug dealerFormer A's pitcher Esteban Loaiza's wild journey from baseball to prison detailed in new report.

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MLB, MLBPA Stances Make It Hard To Root For Either SideIndeed, in this squabble between millionaires and billionaires it becomes a question of whose ideals you hate slightly less.

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How ex-A's pitcher went from All-Star to imprisoned drug dealerFormer A's pitcher Esteban Loaiza's wild journey from baseball to prison detailed in new report.

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There's No Telling Who Athletics Might Select in the June 10 Draft's First RoundSuggestions as to the Oakland's Athletics' first-round draft pick in the June draft range from catchers to infielders to starting pitchers.

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Oakland A's news: Players won't budge on topic of further pay cuts for 2020 seasonElephant Rumblings: Hundreds of minor leaguers cut from around the league.

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Esteban Loaiza and how to blow $44 millionFormer Oakland A's pitcher Esteban Loaiza blew $44 million after retirement, leading to his current residence in a prison in Washington State.

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Oakland A's Stadium Plan May Be Stalled By COVID-19The first sports venue causality of COVID-19? In the pre-COVID-19 pandemic world, the Oakland Athletics ownership was pushing to build a new stadium in the Howard Terminal waterfront area of the city but the COVID-19 pandemic may play havoc with the plans.

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Kirk Gibson Broke My HeartSports had never made this Bay Area boy cry... until 1988.

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Derek Jeter's 'Flip' Against the Athletics Still One of the Best Defensive Plays EverNot only was it a heads-up play, but it was a momentum changer. Derek Jeter's flip to catcher Jorge Posada turned the 2001 ALDS against the Oakland Athletics around.

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The State of Minor League BaseballWhile much of the focus on sports the past few months has been when will they return, there has been a quiet shutdown and change of Minor League Baseball.

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Latest News, Notes On Minor League PayThe manner in which teams are - or, in some cases, aren't - continuing to pay their minor league players has drawn increased attention as the end of the month draws near.

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Roy Steele, longtime Oakland A's public address announcer, diesThe "Voice of God" worked at the Coliseum for nearly 40 years.

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I-5 Series Game 3 Postgame ShowWhat a finish! Rollie Fingers strikes out Barry Bonds as the tying run in the ninth to preserve a 6-2 win for Southern California and keep Northern California from taking a 3-0 series lead.

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Oakland Athletics Will Furlough Staff And Stop Paying Minor Leaguers: Mason RiggsOakland News Now Today Blog - SF Bay Area News: Oakland, San Francisco, San Jose, East Bay, LA, ATL, USA, World ,NFL, Raiders, sports, movies, politics, tech, YouTube, Comic Con, CES, Zennie62Media.

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Roy Steele, the Oakland A's 'Voice of God,' diesRoy Steele, "the Voice of God" who was the Oakland A's public-address announcer for almost 40 years, died Thursday in his home in Auburn, the team said.

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Roy Steele, the A's 'Voice of God,' diesDick Callahan, who took over for A's PA announcer Roy Steele called his predecessor "absolutely a legend."

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Roy Steele, A's longtime PA announcer, diesDick Callahan, who took over for A's PA announcer Roy Steele called his predecessor "absolutely a legend."

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Healthy Mengden Would Be Bonus Asset for Athletics in 100-Game SeasonHad the 2020 season begun on March 26, Daniel Mengden would have begun on the Oakland Athletics' 60-day injured list.

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Oakland A's trivia: Saves leaders by yearWho are the A's yearly leaders in saves, since the stat began in 1969?

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Minor league baseball: 'Hundreds' of minor-leaguers reportedly released, season in perilThe coronavirus pandemic is decimating minor league baseball, with "hundreds" of players released on Thursday and hundreds more expecting the same fate, ESPN's Jeff Passan report...

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A's Prospect Peter Bayer: I've 'Completely Lost Respect' for Team After Pay CutOakland Athletics prospect Peter Bayer spoke out about the organization's decision to stop paying minor leaguers after May 31.

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John Fisher is a pathetic embarrassment to all A's fansThe multibillionaire owner of the Athletics decided that the burden of paying minimal wages and salaries to critical rank and file employees and A's minor leaguers was too much for him to bear.

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'Timeline may be adjusted' for Oakland A's ballpark projectIf the new park doesn't open in 2023 as planned, how does that affect the team on the field?

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Oakland Athletics: What John Fisher may be sayingOakland Athletics owner John J. Fisher has become a lightning rod of controversy due to his decision to stop paying his players.

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Bats on FireMany professional athletes have turned to steroids to enhance their performance. Besides making the muscles bigger, steroids have also been known to reduce any muscle damage that has occurred on or off the field, which often helps athletes recover much quicker as it enables them to work out harder and more frequently.

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How Esteban Loiaza went from A's pitcher to cocaine dealer, prisonIt's a wild tale of a baseball player who had the world at his fingertips, only to now find himself in federal prison.

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The Bowman PrimerThis is the first Article in the Bowman Series. In this series I will discuss various Bowman releases, what makes them special and why they can have some of the most highly sought after cards.

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Oakland A's explanation from ownership rings hollowJohn J. Fisher, the owner of the Oakland A's, emerged to send an e-mail explaining the refusal to pay minor leaguers.

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A's may delay, alter future Oakland ballpark planA planned new Oakland ballpark plan for Howard Terminal may end up being delayed or scrapped, as the COVID-19 pandemic upends future Athletics facilities plans.

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I-5 Series Game 2 Postgame ShowTom Seaver fires a complete-game three-hitter and Barry Bonds homers twice for the second straight game as Northern California beats Walter Johnson and Southern California 5-2 to take a 2-0 lead in the APBA Baseball series pitting all-time rosters of NorCal and SoCal players in simulated games.

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Liam Hendriks podcast, Oakland A's PitcherOn this Liam Hendriks podcast, we talk about his preparation during the quarantine, his All-Star Game experience and how God keeps him humble.

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A's Scouting and Player Development Furloughs: What Does It Mean For The Future?By Bill Moriarity / A's Farm Editor Lost in yesterday's news about the A's ending payments to their minor league players this season was the fact that the A's have also decided to furlough the majo...

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For bad-news A's, Howard Terminal ballpark timeline in dangerThe Oakland A's are hoping to build a new ballpark on the Oakland waterfront at Howard Terminal, but recent developments have created clouds of doubt around the dream.

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Oakland Athletics: How Covid-19 could permanently affect the teamAs a small-market team, the COVID-19 pandemic has hit the Oakland Athletics harder than most.

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MLB: Players will take time to respond to money-slashing planMike Trout, Gerrit Cole stand to lose most under owners' recent sliding-scale proposal to get suspended season back on track.

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Kurtenbach: You shouldn't have expected any better from A's owner John FisherIt was Black Tuesday for the A's, as the team furloughed scouts and other team employees, issued pay cuts to "a number" of other employees, and eliminating a $400-a-week stipend for all minor-leagu...

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Latest On Furloughs, Pay Cuts Among MLB ClubsThe Athletics are halting minor league pay and making broad furloughs. Other clubs are making less severe moves.

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Oakland Athletics To Stop Paying Minor Leaguers, May Need To Furlough EmployeesDue to the coronavirus pandemic, many professional sport leagues have had to suspend their seasons.

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Oakland A's news: Players 'very disappointed' by latest MLB economic proposalAfter a previous plan based on a revenue-split was deemed a complete non-starter by the players, this latest version involves a sliding scale in which the highest earners would take the biggest cuts, reports Bob Nightengale of USA Today.

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Former Oakland A's in NPB Japan Pacific LeagueWith the NPB set to begin their season on June 19, let us take a look at the former members of the Oakland A's playing in the Japan Pacific League.

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Oakland A's will stop paying minor leaguers at end of May; one pitcher respondsAll MLB teams had previously committed to paying their minor leaguers a $400 weekly stipend through May 31, but with that deadline approaching in a few days, the A's have elected not to continue those payments.

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Two Aces in a One-of-a-Kind MomentIn 1971, these two players accomplished something never seen before in Major League Baseball. Read this article to find out what it was!

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Sherman and new Royals ownership will show true colors as challenges of returning to play unfoldsThere's no question: America misses Major League Baseball. Kansas City misses Royals baseball. There is no doubt that the summer would be a much drearier time, especially in Kansas City, if baseball does not resume in any form, either with or without fans, in 2020.

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Oakland Athletics to stop paying minor leaguers after May 31, report saysThe typical major-league organization club has 200-250 non-40-man roster minor leaguers under contract. players at $400 a week is $100,000 total per week, or less than $1 million to continue paying everyone through the end of July.

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Daniel Mengden ready to give the A's needed rotation depthThe Oakland A's are hoping that they do not need to count on Daniel Mengden in their rotation, but he is ready to provide some needed depth.

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Kyler Murray Looks Like Genius Choosing Football After Oakland A's Awful AnnouncementKyler Murray passed on the Oakland A's to sign for millions more with the Arizona Cardinals.

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Recap: 2020 Bowman 1st EditionIn late-April Topps offered customers a chance at ordering a special product tied in to the forthcoming 2020 Bowman release: 2020 Bowman 1st Edition.

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The Oakland Athletics are broke, and continue to be a jokeThe Oakland Athletics are hemorrhaging money they don't have and their minor leaguers are the next to feel the blow of not getting paid.

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Oakland Athletics To Stop Paying Minor Leaguers, Furlough ScoutsThe Oakland Athletics announced on Tuesday that as of June 1, they would stop the $400/week payments to its farm system.

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Hopefully, the KC Royals won't follow A's MiLB payment routeThe Oakland Athletics announced they won't pay their minor league players throughout the summer. Hopefully, the KC Royals stand by their farm system.

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A's To Stop Paying Minor Leaguers: Players ReactBy Bill Moriarity / A's Farm Editor After word broke early on Tuesday that the A's would be furloughing much of their baseball operations staff, including most of their player-development employees...

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Japan's NPB announces June 19 start to 2020 seasonWhen the NPB does start playing, a few former members of the Oakland A's organization will be participating.

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Oakland A's to stop paying minor leaguers on May 31The Oakland A's have decided to stop paying their minor leaguers, a decision that will take effect on June 1st and could have a long term impact.

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Oakland A's will stop paying minor league playersThe Oakland A's told minor league players that they will no longer be paying them $400 a week after the end of the month.

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Athletics Will Furlough Workers Beginning in June; Pay Cuts Await OthersThe Oakland Athletics are joining a host of other Major League Baseball teams who are furloughing some employees and issuing pay cuts to others with baseball not being played in the age of COVID-19.

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Oakland A's to furlough some full-time employees, including scouts, per reportsFirst reported by MLB insider Jon Heyman, and confirmed by Susan Slusser of the S.F. Chronicle.

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Kyler Murray was on everyone's mind after Oakland A's reportedly axed minor league salariesOn Tuesday, the Oakland A's reportedly told their minor league players they won't be getting paid any more amid the pandemic.

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A's institute significant furloughs, salary reductionsThe Oakland A's are telling scouts and other employees that furloughs and salary reductions will begin next week, The San Francisco Chronicle has learned.

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I-5 Series Game 1 Postgame ShowNorthern California manager Bruce Jenkins joins Henry Schulman to talk about Game 1 of Golden Greats: The I-5 Series, an APBA Baseball simulation between all-time all-star teams from Northern California and Southern California.

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Sources: Athletics to have furloughs, salary cutsThe Athletics will be having furloughs for professional and amateur scouts and the player-development staff, while the baseball-operations department will face pay cuts, sources told ESPN.

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Los Angeles Dodgers to implement salary cuts to avoid furloughs, layoffsThe Los Angeles Dodgers announced Tuesday that they're implementing a system of tiered salary cuts for full-time employees in order to prevent furloughs and layoffs due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Kurtenbach: The MLB owners' clever proposal should result in baseball's returnThe Major League Baseball team owners know how to play the game, so they're embarrassing the players in restart negotiations.

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MLB owners' proposal should bring baseball back this summerThe Major League Baseball team owners know how to play the game, so they're embarrassing the players in restart negotiations.

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Report: Oakland A's Will Have 'Widespread' Furloughs Amid Coronavirus PandemicThe Oakland Athletics are set to become the latest MLB franchise to furlough several employees because of lost revenue from the coronavirus pandemic.

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Coronavirus: A's set to furlough scouts, half of their front officeFrom furloughs and salary cuts for baseball operations and business staff, the A's will join other MLB clubs in cutting costs while season is on hold.

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Oakland A's news: Negotiating the details of the 2020 MLB seasonElephant Rumblings: Chester Farrow, longtime A's scoreboard operator, dies at age 77.

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Daniel Mengden Recovered From February Elbow SurgeryAthletics righty Daniel Mengden underwent an arthroscopic procedure on his elbow back in February, but the right-hander told Brodie Brazil of NBC Sports Bay Area over the weekend that he's now at "about 95 percent" in his recovery process.

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A's Gone By: 'Smartest man' Craig Breslow among up-and-coming MLB execsFormer A's reliever Craig Breslow is one of several former Athletics players who are joining the front-office ranks.

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Ex-Reliever Craig Breslow: Still a BrainiacFormer A's reliever Craig Breslow, now an executive with the Chicago Cubs and once known as the smartest man in baseball, talks with Susan Slusser about his time with the A's, the logistics of baseball's return and his charity for pediatric cancer research.

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Reba, the very good groundsdog of the Oakland A'sThe A's grounds crew has a key member in Clay Wood's dog.

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Chester Farrow, longtime Oakland A's scorekeeper, has diedChester Farrow began operating scoreboard for A's in 1969 and stayed there for decades, collecting four World Series Championship rings along the way.

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Simulation: 1971 Giants and A's get a second chanceThere were only 24 big league baseball teams in 1971 and two divisions in each league.

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Three Player Comparisons for Prospect Jesus LuzardoWith Major League Baseball looking to return, it is time to take a dive into what the Oakland Athletics could hope for from one of their top prospects: Jesus Luzardo.

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Why A's should break protocol, sign Semien for long haulMarcus Semien is the perfect player for the A's to break tradition and keep a star in Oakland.

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Ep160: No SportsA's outfielder Stephen Piscotty is also a Bay Area native who is currently back home while sports, and much of life are on a shut-down.

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12 Great things about the underdog 2012 Oakland A'sPerhaps no A's season better illustrates this underdog mentality than 2012. Sure, the 2002 squad is immortalized in a Hollywood movie about this exact topic, but the dirty secret about that team was that they were still loaded with stars even after losing a few to free agency.

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What Glen Kuiper misses most about sports amid coronavirus hiatusA's broadcaster Glen Kuiper misses everything about a game day.

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Jesse Chavez, the most traded player in MLBA look through the eight times Chavez has been traded.

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What Is MLB Going to do About Celebrating the Walk-Off Home Run?You can count on rules about spontaneous celebrations being part of MLB's return in June and/or July.

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On this date, 1995: Dennis Eckersley joins the 300 clubAfter waiting 13 days for a chance, Dennis Eckersley took his place alongside Lee Smith, Rollie Fingers, Bruce Sutter, Goose Gossage and Jeff Reardon.

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MLB: A's Dennis Eckersley joins elite relievers with 300 savesAmong MLB pitchers with 300 saves - Lee Smith, Rollie Fingers, Jeff Reardon, Bruce Sutter and Goose Gossage - Dennis Eckersley got there fastest.

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Ep159: No SportsA's pitcher Jesus Luzardo still won't get to play a full season in 2020, but it will be his first MLB campaign start-to-finish.

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Former A's, Giants catcher Stephen Vogt in a competition for the agesStephen Vogt was a popular catcher for the Oakland A's and San Francisco Giants and now is with the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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Oakland Athletics benefiting from extended rehab during season delayThe Oakland Athletics have somewhat benefited from the delayed start to the MLB season allowing their players more time to rehab injuries.

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The "It Could Be Worse! " Silver Lining ReportNo, with regard to the pesky corona virus it couldn't be a whole lot worse, not if you try to keep track of fatalities or unemployment numbers, both of which probably rose during the time it took me to type this sentence.

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Oakland A's: From David DeJesus to Matt OlsonDavid DeJesus was a bust after being acquired by the Oakland A's, but his departure made the trade a successful transaction.

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Why May 23 is Such a Special Day For Athletics' Dave StewartIt was on this day in 1986 that the Oakland Athletics signed Dave Stewart as a free agent.

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Stephen Vogt Among I-5 LegendsFormer A's and Giants catcher Stephen Vogt, on the Northern California roster for the I-5 Series, talks with John Shea about his love and appreciation for baseball history and growing up in a baseball family.

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10-Year-Old A's Trade Paying DividendsIf you followed Major League Baseball for most of the this century, you probably remember David DeJesus.

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Olson's Path To OaklandIf you followed Major League Baseball for most of the this century, you probably remember David DeJesus.

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Vote: Best jersey design in Oakland A's historyA few weeks ago, I wrote an ode to Oakland A's jerseys. They have one of the most unique and creative looks in all of sports, and decades ago they helped innovate the entire concept of designing vibrant and colorful uniforms.

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Ep157: No SportsA's starter Mike Fiers could have easily been throwing out the first pitch on Opening Day 2020, and still might, depending on what happens in the next few weeks.

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Yesterday in Oakland A's historyThe 2020 MLB season is on hiatus during the coronavirus pandemic, so we've got some time to burn and a baseball void to fill.

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Oakland Athletics: Two former A's hurlers are on the comeback trailColon anchored the rotation with Oakland from 2012-2013, while the left-handed Kazmir was an All-Star in 2014 with the Green and Gold before being shipped off at the 2015 trade deadline to the Houston Astros.

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Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson has number retired by AthleticsAs a player, Reggie Jackson said, "I was a loudmouth because I said what I felt."

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On this date, 2004: A's retire Reggie Jackson's numberAs a player, Reggie Jackson said, "I was a loudmouth because I said what I felt."

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Oakland A's trivia: Name the 2012 walk-offsBut perhaps the best example of that underdog spirit was the 2012 season. The A's entered the year with a nondescript roster, and they were a popular pick to finish last place in their division.

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Watch A's pitcher Frankie Montas crush ball estimated 415 feet off teeMontas seems to want a shot at the throne of the Bay Area's best power-hitting pitcher sits empty.

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MLB Draft Rewind: 2006Take a look back at the Razorbacks selected in the 2006 MLB Draft, featuring the most draft picks under DVH at the time and most since 1999.

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How Didi Gregorius could fit A's in free agency if Marcus Semien leavesNobody wants Marcus Semien to stay with Oakland more than, well... Marcus Semien. But that might not be the case.

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Headline Sports podcast with Jerry Feitelberg: Offer still sits on the table for MLB players; Dr.Fauci says there could be a second wave from opening Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry interviewed Dr. Anthony Fauci on Thursday March 26th during the early days of the sheltering in.

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Oakland A's news: Looking for bright sides during a tough timePersonally, one of my favorite proposed changes is the universal DH. I'll get into it more in a future post, but the bottom line is this: I don't mind the NL not having the DH because it doesn't affect my team much and a little bit of quirkiness makes life fun, but I also think that having the DH is the better way to go by a wide margin.

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Oakland A's Refusing To Pay Coliseum Rent Because Of COVID-19 ShutdownThe Oakland Athletics, who have had their 2020 season sidelined by both the Major League Baseball and Alameda County COVID-19 shutdowns, has told Oakland Coliseum officials they will not be paying rent at the Coliseum until the season begins.

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Which 15 Players Should The Athletics Protect In An Expansion Draft?First, we'll remove free agents Marcus Semien, Joakim Soria, Yusmeiro Petit, Khris Davis, Mike Fiers, Liam Hendriks, T.J. McFarland, and Robbie Grossman from consideration.

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How Billy Martin revitalized the Oakland A's in 1980Excerpt from Dale Tafoya's book, "Billy Ball: Billy Martin and the Resurrection of the Oakland A's"

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Athletics reportedly skip annual rent paymentThe Oakland Athletics missed their $1.2 million annual rent payment, citing financial difficulties brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, the Bay Area News Group reported.

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Oakland A's news: A's defer April rent payment on ColiseumThe big news on Tuesday involved the Oakland A's and their stadium. David DeBolt of the Mercury News first reported that the team has refused to make its annual $1.2 million rent payment on the Coliseum, which was due on April 1.

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Oakland Athletics Refuse to Pay Rent on the Oakland Coliseum, Their Home StadiumA's executives said they had "no ability to pay" the $1.2 million due in April 1, and a lawyer for the team reportedly said the team has been unable to use the Coliseum because the arena was still under consideration as a coronavirus patient overflow site.

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Report: Oakland A's refuse to make $1.2 million Coliseum rent paymentThe Oakland A's have reportedly refused to make a $1.2 million rent payment for use of the Coliseum, citing the team's inability to use the facility to generate revenue.

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Oakland A's skip Coliseum rent payment"They said because they haven't used it, they were not able to generate revenue and there have no ability to pay," the head of the Coliseum Stadium Authority said Tuesday.

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Top 10 starts in Oakland A's historyNot every great performance by a starting pitcher results in zero hits, though. They can also set themselves apart by piling up strikeouts, or working deep into extra innings, or even just avoiding walks such that they allow fewer total baserunners than a no-hitter.

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Oakland A's skip Coliseum rent payment"They said because they haven't used it, they were not able to generate revenue and there have no ability to pay," the head of the Coliseum Stadium Authority said Tuesday.

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Is the Coliseum Ready if Athletics and MLB Get Going With Spring Training in June?With three clubhouses and two batting cages, the Oakland Athletics could make the Coliseum work for Spring Training II if the decision is made to hold it here.

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Gabe Kapler and Dave Roberts Pick Their I-5 Series LineupsIn an A's Plus/Giants Splash combo podcast, Giants manager Gabe Kapler and Dodgers manager Dave Roberts take to a Zoom call to pick their lineups from the 34-man rosters of all-time Norcal and SoCal greats selected from more than 100,000 votes.

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That's Amaury's News and Commentary podcast: The A's will be the only big league club to stream all games ; Will announcers do all games in Arizona?Tune In image from tunein.com That's Amaury's News and Commentary podcast: #1 When baseball does return the A's will be introducing it's new non radio streaming casts on tunein.com.

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Oakland A's news: Governor Gavin Newsom says California could host sports by early JuneThe prospect of holding a 2020 MLB season took a big step forward on Monday, as California Governor Gavin Newsom announced that the state is on track to begin hosting sporting events by the "first week or so in June."

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Oakland A's: Bartolo Colon wants one more MLB seasonFormer Oakland A's pitcher Bartolo Colon wants one more season in the majors, even though his preference does not involve the west coast.

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Ever wonder how 'The Wave' got started? It's a really 'Krazy' storyOne of the most polarizing events at a sporting event got its start in the Bay Area.

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Michael Young, Colby Lewis Featured in This Week's Texas Rangers Classic BroadcastsOver the past few weeks, fans have had the opportunity to relive all of the victories from the Texas Rangers' playoff runs in the prev decade.

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Oakland's Meager Return For A SuperstarOne of the highest-profile trades of the previous decade saw the Athletics send third baseman Josh Donaldson to the Blue Jays for a four-player package consisting of infielders Brett Lawrie and Franklin Barreto, right-hander Kendall Graveman and lefty Sean Nolin in November 2014.

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Oakland Athletics: Art Howe puts another one in the win column, the best yetFormer Oakland Athletics manager Art Howe had a 14-year managerial career, won over 1000 games, and won the division twice.

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Ex-A's manager Art Howe, recovering from COVID-19, is homeArt Howe said he is feeling better after contracting COVID-19, but has no taste or smell.

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Ex-A's manager Art Howe, hospitalized with COVID-19, returns homeArt Howe said he is feeling better after contracting COVID-19, but has no taste or smell.

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Coronavirus: Pro sports could return in California by June, Gov. Gavin Newsom saysCalifornia is eyeing the first week of June to begin to allow live pro sporting events, as well as "a number of other sectors" of the economy, "if we hold these trend lines,&#8221..."

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I-5 Series Rosters Revealed: Who'll Win?In an A's Plus/Giants Splash combo podcast, The Chronicle's John Shea and Bruce Jenkins and the L.A. Times' Houston Mitchell and Steve Henson break down the all-time NorCal vs. SoCal rosters based on fan votes ahead of a seven-game APBA virtual series in which Game 1 lineups will be selected by Giants manager Gabe Kapler and Dodgers manager Dave...

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Oakland A's news: MLB proposes safety protocols regarding coronavirusAs Major League Baseball and the Players Union continue to discuss how to appropriately start a 2020 season, the next step on Friday involved the health and safety of players and personnel.

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Former Oakland A's 'Moneyball' Manager Art Howe Released After COVID-19 Treatment In Houston ICUFormer manager Art Howe, who spent seven years at the helm of the 'Moneyball' A's, winning 600 regular-season games, has been released from a Houston hospital where treatment for his COVID-19 infection required a stay in the Intensive Care Unit.

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Art Howe released from hospital, still battling coronavirusFormer major league player and manager Art Howe was released from a Houston hospital on Sunday as he continues his battle with the coronavirus.

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Former Oakland A's manager Art Howe released from hospital amid coronavirus recoveryFormer Oakland A's manager Art Howe has been released from the hospital after making progress in his recovery from coronavirus, via reports from MLB insider Brian McTaggart and Tracy Ringolsby of Sports Illustrated.

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Former Oakland A's manager Art Howe returns home from hospitalHowe was hospitalized on Tuesday, just two days after he began feeling symptoms.

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A patient Seattle Mariners' rebuildJohnny Crane analyzes the Seattle Mariners' rebuild and how far they are from ending their playoff drought.

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Oakland A's trivia: Opening Day lineups from 1970-79Without further ado, let's get to it! The question is, how many players can you name from the A's 1970-1979 Opening Day lineups?

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Can Using Raiders' Locker Room Help Athletics Achieve Social Distancing at Coliseum?Major League Baseball's new proposal for protecting players' health as the sport attempts to resume calls for social distancing in the clubhouses.

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Oakland Athletics: Recent mock draft connecting A's to top college pitcherThe MLB draft is just a few weeks away, and a recent mock draft has the Oakland Athletics taking Louisville University pitcher Bobby Miller.

Golden Gate Sports Shared .

What if the Oakland A's hadn't traded Josh Donaldson before 2015?As bad as that deal was, the alternate reality might be even worse.

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Harper chose A's for favorite MLB team in throwback clipBryce Harper recently said the A's were among the potential teams he and agent Scott Boras were looking into as trade partners for the Washington Nationals at the 2018 deadline.

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You Must Watch…'MoneyBall'Brad Pitt's latest film "Moneyball" focuses on the financial divide which exists in professional sports; in this instance, baseball.

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Keeping it Reel: A Perfect Scene 2A few weeks ago I wrote an article called "A Perfect Scene", focusing on Schofield's desperate run across the battlefield at the end of "1917" and it got me thinking of other scenes in movies that are perfect.

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Kemp knows exactly when he realized he belonged on A'sOne week before he was traded to the A" s, Tony Kemp and his wife Michelle watched Moneyball."

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There's more to A's slugger Mark Canha's epic bat flips than you thinkMark Canha has got his bat flips down to a science, literally.

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Bob Watson, ex-All-Star, A's hitting coach, dies at 74Former All-Star slugger and ex-A's coach who scored baseball's one millionth run at Candlestick Park dies of kidney disease at 74.

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Former Oakland Athletics manager in ICU with coronavirusFormer Major League Baseball manager, coach and player Art Howe is being treated in the ICU with coronavirus, according to multiple reports.

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Oakland A's news: Teams could lose $4B if 2020 MLB season canceledMLB Commissioner Rob Manfred did an interview on CNN on Thursday, in which he expressed optimism in baseball returning in time for a 2020 season.

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Former Oakland A's Manager Art Howe Battling COVID-19 In Houston ICUFormer manager Art Howe, who spent seven years at the helm of the A's, winning 600 regular-season games, was in intensive care Friday in a Houston hospital with the coronavirus.

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Oakland A's former manager Art Howe fighting coronavirusFormer Oakland A's manager Art Howe is currently in intensive care as he continues his nearly two week battle against the coronavirus.

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On this date, 1991: Canseco, Oakland A's meet Queen ElizabethQueen Elizabeth II gets the royal treatment from A's, Orioles players and coaches in Baltimore before Oakland's victory.

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On this date, 1991: Canseco, A's meet Queen ElizabethQueen Elizabeth II gets the royal treatment from A's, Orioles players and coaches in Baltimore before Oakland's victory.

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Former Oakland A's manager Art Howe in ICU with coronavirusFormer Oakland A's manager Art Howe is in the hospital due to coronavirus, reports Tulsi Kamath of Houston TV station KPRC 2.

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Coronavirus: Ex-A's manager Art Howe in ICU in Houston after testing positiveArt Howe, 73, is hospitalized in Houston with COVID-19 but says he's getting better.

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Kurtenbach: The real reason sports need to return ASAPWhen will sports come back? Sooner than you might think is acceptable.

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Potential DH candidates for each NL West teamIf the universal DH arrives in 2020, here's who the Oakland A's might face.

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Howard Terminal's Future Cloudy for Athletics in a Time of PandemicEnvironmental, financial, legal and construction issue all point to the Athletics having trouble meeting their proposed timeline of an April, 2023 opening.

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Oakland Athletics: Remembering Dwayne MurphyDwayne Murphy went from being a 15th round selection in the 1973 MLB Draft to being a key part of the Oakland Athletics success.

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Baseball uninterrupted: Where would the A's be today?Were it not for the pandemic, the A's would be in Anaheim this weekend to play the Angels with a showdown in Houston looming.

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MLB without Covid-19: Another A's-Astros series loomsWere it not for the Covid-19 pandemic, the Oakland Athletics would be in Anaheim this weekend for a three-game series against the Los Angeles Angels.

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Oakland Athletics: Jake Diekman should be concern with restarting seasonOne of the problems with restarting the season involves keeping the players safe. That is a particular concern for the Oakland Athletics with reliever Jake Diekman.

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Barry Zito revealed as contestant on 'The Masked Singer'The former Oakland A's star is enjoying a second career as a musician.

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Oakland A's news: Universal DH could be coming in 2020Indeed, it could finally be happening. MLB insider Jon Heyman tweeted yesterday that the universal DH is "expected to be easily approved by players, who long favored the idea." If both sides are into it, then it's already done, even if it's not official yet.

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'The Masked Singer': The latest reveal is… who?Former A's and Giants pitcher Barry Zito turned out to be the Rhino.

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Oakland A's trivia: Most career startsOver the last week, we celebrated the anniversaries of four A's no-hitters in a span of six days, including Chief Bender of the Philadelphia A's on Tuesday.

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The One That Got Away From The AstrosIn 2017 the Athletics got their center fielder of the future from the Astros at a bargain rate.

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Former Corona del Mar baseball star Matt Keough rememberedMatt Keough, a former MLB All-Star who pitched for the Oakland Athletics for seven seasons, died at the age of 64.

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Sean Doolittle stresses importance of health safety in plans for 2020 MLB seasonThere are many angles to that "how." There are the logistics of where to play the actual games, whether it be in home stadiums or spring training parks, and all around the country or just in a few states.

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Oakland Athletics: Todd Van Poppel and rushing prospectsTodd Van Poppel was once the top prospect in baseball. Instead of finding stardom, his career became a cautionary tale in rushing prospects.

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Oakland Athletics history: The four aces that never wereThe Oakland Athletics drafted four pitchers in the first 36 picks of the 1990 MLB Draft, thinking they had four future aces.

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Oakland A's news: Arizona will open for pro sports on May 16The latest news in the sports world comes out of Arizona, where the governor announced that major pro sports could resume in the state on May 16, which is this-coming Saturday.

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Reggie Jackson Speaks!Reggie Jackson, the centerpiece of the A's 1970s dynasty, talks to Susan Slusser from his home in Monterey about how he's handling sheltering in place, his thoughts on baseball starting up again and his love for the Oakland A's franchise even after decades of working for the Yankees.

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Today in Oakland A's historyThe second no-hitter in franchise history, over a century ago.

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What if MLB Owners, Players Can't Agree? Athletics Would Be Badly ImpactedIf there is no deal to put together a 2020 MLB season, the Oakland Athletics would be one of the franchises most severely impacted.

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Oakland A's: Matt Harvey still trying to make a comebackFormer Oakland A's minor leaguer Matt Harvey is not giving up in his quest to return to the majors, and is hoping for a contract when the lockdown ends.

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Baseball Olympics Reach "High Hurdles" EventYou've been waiting months for baseball finally to stage the fierce competitions you have been craving, and it looks like today is Opening Day - of the squabble between millionaires and billionaires as they endeavor to agree on the terms of a baseball season that would begin in early July.

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Oakland A's news: Owners send proposal to players for 2020 MLB seasonThe baseball news cycle is really heating up this week, as the sport takes steps toward potentially starting a 2020 MLB season amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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La Russa surprised to hear Air Jordan almost became A's JordanTony La Russa did not learn until recently the A's made a pitch for Michael Jordan as he took up baseball in 1994.

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Tony La Russa surprised to hear A's made pitch for Michael JordanTony La Russa did not learn until recently the A's made a pitch for Michael Jordan as he took up baseball in 1994.

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Oakland A's and a 5-round MLB draftNews came out Sunday that the 2020 MLB draft will be limited to just five rounds due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, reported by Jeff Passan and Kiley McDaniel of ESPN.

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Did Catfish Hunter have the most perfect game ever?Over the weekend, we celebrated the anniversary of Catfish Hunter's perfect game in 1968. Every perfect game is an amazing feat, but what struck me about Hunter's was that he was also the hero at the plate, driving in three of his team's four runs on the day.

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Kia Tigers' Matt Williams on managing in KBO, why he left A'sFormer San Francisco Giants star and A's coach Matt Williams is managing the Kia Tigers of the Korean Baseball Organization.

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Michael Jordan and the Athletics: Wouldn't That Have Been Fun?Basketball icon Michael Jordan took a break from the court to take a swing at baseball.

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Oakland Athletics: Can Vimael Machin win out at second?In the Oakland Athletics battle for second base, Vimael Machin tends to be an afterthought.

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Reopening MLB? What About At-Risk Players?Will plans to restart baseball be safe for players who are at higher risk? Reliever Jake Diekman, who has ulcerative colitis, tells Susan Slusser he wants to play, but he doesn't want to compromise his health or his family's, nor does he want baseball to take tests away from those who need them most.

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Breaking: MLB owners OK plan to start the coronavirus-delayed season in JulyMajor League Baseball owners gave the go-ahead to making a proposal to the players' union that could lead to the coronavirus-delayed season starting around the Fourth of July weekend in ballparks without fans.

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Why Matt Williams left the A's to manage a team in KoreaFormer Giants star tells how a chance meeting 40 years ago led to a job offer that has him working 6,000 miles from home.

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Oakland Athletics: Matt Chapman still underrated around gameOakland Athletics fans know the type of value Matt Chapman brings to the franchise. However, he is still underrated around the game.

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Oakland A's news: 2020 MLB draft will last 5 roundsThe latest piece of the puzzle has been put in place for the 2020 season, as the league has decided to limit the MLB draft to just five rounds this summer.

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Study: Only 0.7% of Major League Baseball employees test positive for virus antibodiesJust 0.7% of Major League Baseball employees tested positive for antibodies to COVID-19, the illness caused by the new coronavirus.

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Let's Play APBA Baseball, and You're InvitedWith baseball on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic, we're going to play an APBA series between Northern California and Southern California - Golden Greats: the I-5 Series - with rosters full of big-leaguers through the years and fans voting to decide both rosters.

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Press release: Press release: Peralta Colleges Foundation selects four students to receive Oakland A;s Sports Management Endowed Scholarship AwardXingzhen Ma , Jafet Ortega , Nathan Quach , and Erica Williams will each receive a $1,000 scholarship to apply toward college.

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Oakland A's trivia: Name the 8 no-hittersCan you name the pitchers who threw Oakland's 8 no-hitters... in order?

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Chaptain America, the Oakland A's own Marvel superheroCaptain America's signature is his nearly indestructible vibranium shield, and similarly, Chapman's calling card is his nearly impenetrable defense, which has earned him two consecutive Platinum Glove awards as the best fielder in the league among many other major accolades.

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Mother's Day: Stories about my Oakland A's fan MomThis one goes out to my mom, an integral part of my baseball journey.

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For Oakland Athletics to contend, youth must be servedThe Oakland Athletics have a strong roster heading into 2020. But in order to contend, their youth must be ready to step up.

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Mother's DayToday's Mothers Day, and today's the day we remember Dallas Braden's perfect game, at the time only the 19th perfect game every thrown in MLB history.

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Oakland Athletics to host a Fantastic Negrito concert for 510 DayCelebrating the East Bay the Town way. Tomorrow. A's x @BukueOne x @MusicNegrito. 5pm PT.

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The A's Draft Gamble That Paid OffThe A's have built a pair of reigning playoff teams, a much-welcome return to relevancy after three consecutive last place finishes from 2015-17.

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Oakland Athletics can benefit from short MLB DraftThe 2020 MLB Draft will last for only five rounds. However, the aftermath could be a major boon for the Oakland Athletics.

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A's Dallas Braden pitches 19th perfect game in MLB historyDallas Braden threw a perfect game, then shared the limelight with his grandmother who helped "keep me out of jail."

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On this date, 2010: A's Dallas Braden authors Mother's Day perfectoDallas Braden threw a perfect game, then shared the limelight with his grandmother who helped "keep me out of jail."

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Oakland Athletics dominant 1989 World Series titleThe Oakland Athletics not only swept the San Francisco Giants in the 1989 World Series, they dominated the Giants in every way possible.

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Phillies 50: Forgotten 2004Better known as a big-league manager, A.J. Hinch is the 2004 position player in our 'Phillies 50' series on the most random players with the club 1971-2019.

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How A's, Giambi error played role in MJ's baseball careerThe A's played a major part in Michael Jordan's baseball career, especially on one night in July 1994.

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Oakland Athletics: The window for dominance is ready to openThe stage is set for the Oakland Athletics to dominate the AL West into the new decade with the expected exodus from the Houston Astros.

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Former A's lefty admits pitching perfect game while hungoverWith no major-league baseball being played because of the coronavirus pandemic, all players can do is reminisce and hope the season starts soon.

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Oakland A's news: Sunday brings Mother's Day and 510 DayIf that is news to you, then you're welcome for the reminder! Go figure out what nice thing you're gonna do for your mom, even if you aren't able to actually visit in person right now.

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Oakland A's Catfish Hunter throws majors' 10th perfect gameA's Catfish Hunter throws first perfect game in the American League in 46 years.

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On this date, 1968: Catfish Hunter is perfectA's coach Joe DiMaggio called Catfish Hunter's perfect game a "masterpiece"

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Evie the Cat, and a brief history of animals running on baseball fieldsCelebrating the 30th anniversary of Evie's historic run on the Oakland Coliseum field during an A's game.

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The Cat That Changed Tony La Russa's LifeIt was on this day in 1990 that a feral cat ran on the field at the Coliseum and wound up being adopted by manager Tony La Russa.

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Hall of Fame 2021 Ballot Preview: Barry ZitoPart five of our Hall of Fame ballot preview as we deal with not having live sports in North America brings us to Barry Zito.

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Oakland Athletics: Dallas Braden hurls perfect game, and possibly between inningsNearing the 10-year anniversary of his perfect game, former Oakland Athletics pitcher Dallas Braden shares some details about how he was feeling during his most triumphant day.

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Even on vacation, Alex Rodriguez couldn't get away from A's Dallas BradenIn the wake of his 2010 feud with Dallas Braden, Yankees infielder Alex Rodriguez couldn't escape the A's pitcher.

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Gov. Newsom says restarting sports is 'difficult to imagine' until a vaccine is availableCalifornia won't reopen sporting events to fans until immunity to COVID-19 has increased and a vaccine is widely available, per Gov.

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Press release: Oakland A's to stream exclusive performance by Fantastic Negrito on Sunday to celebrate 510 DayPT on Sunday, May 10. The 45-minute musical set will also include an original DJ set from Bukue One, the.

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Dallas Braden was hungover for perfect game with Oakland AthleticsThe only no-hitter or perfect game in history thrown by a player who was born in Arizona just got even more interesting.

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Dallas Braden: Threw perfect game despite brutal hangoverFormer A's pitcher Dallas Braden isn't the first major league baseball player to perform wonders while hung over.

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Dallas Braden throws change-up: Ex-A's pitcher reveals he was hung over during perfect gameFormer A's pitcher Dallas Braden isn't the first major league baseball player to perform wonders while hung over.

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Oakland A's news: Dallas Braden pitched perfect game while hung overAs odd as this story is, it's not unique. David Wells famously admitted to being hung over when he threw his perfect game in 1998, and of course there's the epic story of Dock Ellis tossing a no-hitter while tripping on acid.

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10 Years Ago, Braden and Powell Were PerfectAs the 10th anniversary of Dallas Braden's perfect game - on Mother's Day, 2010 - approaches, the man who caught that game, Landon Powell, takes Susan Slusser through that remarkable day.

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Dallas Braden admits to throwing his 2010 perfect game while hungoverIn an interview with Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle, Braden admitted to Slusser that he was actually hungover when he pitched his perfect game.

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It May Be That Former Athletics 3B Trevor Plouffe Had Good Sources About MLB RestartReports are that the players' association will get a proposal from Major League Baseball within the next week about the possible start of the 2020 season.

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Oakland A's trivia: Opening Day lineups from 1980-89With an Opening Day being celebrated yesterday, this is a good time to continue our own series of Oakland A's Opening Day lineups.

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Top prospects Jesus Luzardo and A.J. Puk are the Au2019s next dominant startersSEPTEMBER 21: A.J. Puk #31 and Jesus Luzardo #44 of the Oakland Athletics sit in the dugout prior to the game against the Texas Rangers at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on September 21, 2019 in Oakland, California.

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Hall of Fame 2021 Ballot Preview: Dan HarenWelcome to part four of our Hall of Fame ballot previews as we deal with not having sports for the time being.

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Bryce Harper reveals A's were possible trade destination at 2018 deadline"When I was going through it, I sat there and - we were at the trade deadline and I was talking to Scott and they were like 'Oakland possibly, Indians possibly - Houston's probably the number one you could go to," Harper explained in a wide-range interview on "Starting 9."

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A conversation with Dave Stewart: On his COVID-19 scare, the 1988 World Series and moreCoronavirus: State reports more than 2,500 new cases, most in a single day.

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Dallas Braden: I threw my perfect game while hungoverFormer Oakland Athletics left-hander Dallas Braden threw the 19th perfect game in baseball history despite being far from 100% on the field.

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Oakland Athletics: Jon Lester could be a fit in 2021The Oakland Athletics could have an opening in the rotation next year. Jon Lester would be a solid option to fill that gap.

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Oakland Athletics: The underrated Kiko CaleroMiddle relievers only get noticed if they implode on the mound. That was the case with Kiko Calero, an underrated part of the Oakland Athletics bullpen.

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The A's do less then the bare minimumFormer Oakland A's farmhand Miguel Marte passed away and the response of the Oakland A's has been infuriating.

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Q&A with scouting director Eric Kubota: How the A's are preparing for a date-less draft from homeCoronavirus: State reports more than new 2,500 cases, most in a single day.

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Oakland A's news: Scott Boras calls for baseball to returnThe sun comes up on another day, and we're still no closer to learning if, when, or how baseball will return in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Former Oakland A's playing in the Korean Baseball OrganizationNow that ESPN is slated to televise games from the Korean Baseball Organization, let's look at some former Oakland A's playing in South Korea.

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Oakland Athletics linked to top international outfield prospectThe Oakland Athletics are poised to sign top international prospect Pedro Pineda when the international signing period begins.

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KBO opens 2020 season, featuring a few former Oakland A'sTwo former A's pitchers made Opening Day starts in South Korea on Tuesday.

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Oakland A's news: KBO Opening Day!Baseball is back, in South Korea at least. The KBO had its Opening Day on Tuesday, which was late Monday night here in California.

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Athletics blow an eight-run lead, fall to Rangers 17-16"It was like the Cowboys and Raiders out there," Rangers starting pitcher Darren Oliver said.

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On this date, 2000: A's blow huge lead, lose 17-16"It was like the Cowboys and Raiders out there," Rangers starting pitcher Darren Oliver said.

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Former A's Owner Wally Haas' Oakland PrideFormer A's owner Wally Haas talks with Susan Slusser about his family's tenure with Oakland from the days of Billy Ball, A World Series title and an unprecedented work stoppage that has parallels to today.

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Oakland Athletics got a steal with Marcus SmithA third round pick in the 2019 MLB Draft, Marcus Smith is rewarding the Oakland Athletics for their decision to add him to the organization.

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Remembering An Athletics One-Hit WonderIt was 16 years ago that the Athletics traded away a successful homegrown talent in left-hander Mark Mulder, whom they sent to the Cardinals in exchange for righties Dan Haren and Kiko Calero and first baseman Daric Barton.

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Appreciating minor league Star Wars uniformsHowever, nobody capitalizes on pop culture for promotional purposes more than minor league baseball. Filling the seats ain't easy in the minors, and they're good at making use of creative ideas to attract more eyeballs.

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Mother's Day 2020: Last-minute gifts for your favorite Athletics fanDallas Braden set the bar high for Mother's Day, authoring an all-time great highlight on the field with his perfect game and then dedicating it to the woman who helped raise him.

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Former Athletics' 3B Coach Matt Williams New Managerial Career in Korea in Full View NowMatt Williams, the Oakland third base coach the last two years, is in charge of the KIA Tigers, the Korea equivalent of the Yankees.

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Oakland Athletics: Three players to extend right nowThe Oakland Athletics have a plethora of young talent. It is the perfect time to begin to lock in some of those players to a long term deal.

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