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  Team Notes - USATODAY.com
While Oakland has surprised many prognosticators with a strong first half, and the team generally has been playing well, the A's haven't been winning a lot of series in the past month or so.
Oakland wound up sweeping the Giants, and the A's have taken six in a row total against San Francisco, as well as winning 14 of the past 18 games between the two Bay Area clubs.
Eric Chavez had three hits for Oakland and drove in two runs; the A's third baseman said after the game that he is still trying to be more consistent offensively as he returns from back surgery.
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  Oakland Athletics Tickets - Buy / Sell Oakland Athletics Tickets
The Athletics (5-9) contributed to the Mariners' early scoring by committing errors in the second and third innings.
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  Oakland Athletics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Oakland was one game out of first place in the West Division (despite being 12 games under.500) behind Texas when play was stopped.
The Oakland Coliseum, though built as a multi-purpose facility, was initially considered by many to be one of the better ballparks in the major leagues.
Arguably, the Athletics' biggest American League rivals in recent years have been the teams that were their old traditional rivals from decades ago in Philadelphia—the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox—if only because of the hard-fought playoff games between the teams.
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In 1981 the Oakland A's were scheduled to play the Cincinnati Reds in the Hall of Fame Game but the players' strike cancelled the contest.
In 1968 the Kansas City A's moved west to Oakland and major league baseball was played in that city for the first time.
On April 10, 1968 the Oakland A's made their debut, losing 3-1 to the Orioles in Baltimore.
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The Athletics are in the Western Division of the American League.
The Athletics lost the World Series in 1988 and 1990, losing the latter to the Cincinnati Reds in a shocking 4-game sweep reminiscent of the A’s loss to the Braves 76 years earlier.
The Athletics began to gel, playing at a.622 clip for the remainder of the season, eventually finishing 88-74 (.543), seven games behind the newly-renamed Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and for many weeks seriously contending for the AL West crown.
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 Oakland Athletics Tickets - Athletics Baseball Games - Athletics Ticket Sales
Athletics home game tickets are available for the A's games at McAfee Coliseum which is also the home field for the Oakland Raiders.
The Oakland Athletics, also known as the A's, have been the perfect illustration to small market teams that they too can succeed if they spend their money wisely in scouting and on the right players.
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The Athletics is a baseball franchise based in Oakland, California, that participates in the Major League.
The Athletics remained to be a dominant team in the American League until 1914; it went on a slump after the 1914 World Series upset against the Boston Braves.
The Oakland Athletics is one of the most historic franchises in the Major League.
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 KFFL - Oakland Athletics News and Notes
Oakland Athletics SP Rich Harden threw six shutout innings Saturday, June 14, against the San Francisco Giants, according to The Associated Press.
The San Francisco Chronicle's Susan Slusser is reporting Oakland Athletics OF Travis Buck was not in the starting lineup on Thursday, June 12, for the first time since he was recalled at the end of May. It may be a possible indication of a roster move that may send Buck to Triple-A Sacramento.
The Associated Press reports Oakland Athletics DH Mike Sweeney (knees) underwent arthroscopic surgery on both knees Wednesday, June 11, and is expected to miss four to six weeks.
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Oakland Athletics center fielder Mark Kotsay will have arthroscopic surgery on his back Thursday and could be sidelined up to three months.
Oakland Athletics outfielder Bobby Kielty needs arthroscopic surgery on his left knee and will be sidelined for three-to-six weeks.
Scutaro drove in Kielty for the winning run with a single in the 12th inning and the Oakland Athletics reduced their magic number to win the AL West to two with a 5-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.
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 Oakland Athletics (1968-Present)
However, the Athletics would begin to get their acts together and by the all star break were approaching the.500 mark which but them in contention for the Wild Card.
The Athletics continued to be able to overcome the loss of key stars as Bobby Crosby who replaced former Miguel Tejada, who signed a Free Agent Deal with the Baltimore Orioles, at Shortstop had a solid year with 22 homers en route to winning the Rookie of the Year.
The Athletics would also lose Piazza for a long stretch, but it would open the door for Jack Cust, a career minor league slugger who finally showed the ability to hit in the majors as he would lead the Athletics in homers, RBI and slugging.
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 Oakland Athletics - sacbee.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
OAKLAND -- The Boston Red Sox were hurting enough as it was before learning that slugger David Ortíz had a recurrence of an irregular...
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 Oakland Athletics Visitation Policy
All visitations to the Oakland University campus made by a prospective student-athlete that have been arranged by, or involve Department of Athletics personnel and enrolled student-athletes will be at the discretion and approval of the Director of Athletics or his designee.
Oakland University shall limit an unofficial visit for a prospective student-athlete to a maximum of one day, with no overnight stay, no arrangements or payment of housing, and no paid meals (on or off campus).
Oakland University may finance only one official visit to its campus for a prospect, and each prospect may take a maximum of five expense paid visits.
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 Oakland Athletics Tickets - Athletics Tickets
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Oakland threatened to tie it in the ninth, but pitcher Odom, pinch run¬ning, ended the game when he was thrown out at the plate trying to score on a short foul fly.
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The Athletics continued to struggle until 1925, and traveled full circle to be a contending team in 1927, by finishing second to the New York Yankees.
Connie Mack continued to be the Athletics’ manager until after the 1950 season, posting a 50-year managing career that is second to none.
Fans with Athletics tickets were brought to the World Series in 1972, with the A’s facing the Cincinnati Reds.
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 Oakland Athletics News
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Dan Haren wants to be a real shot in the arm for the Oakland A's this year, and that's no joke: The A's projected Opening Day starter is so focused on the 2007 season, he volunteered for a chicken pox...
Bobby Crosby's second at-bat showed the Oakland Athletics their shortstop is back.He's certainly not afraid to swing away as usual now that his bad back is finally healthy again.After Crosby grounded out on a...
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The 2008 Oakland Athletics turn to the bat of Jack Cust to fuel the offense!
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 Oakland A's Fan Coalition - Athletics baseball enthusiasts dedicated to watching a winner
Since 1998, the goal of the Oakland Athletics Fan Coalition has been to preserve and honor the legacy of Oakland A.s baseball and to prevent the Athletics from relocating to another city outside of Oakland.
Oakland is a vibrant, diverse, and cosmopolitan city that enjoys far more financial strength than given credit for.
Oakland deserves to retain the Athletics and to preserve the city's storied baseball past.
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 Oakland Athletics Tickets - Oakland Athletics Schedule - Oakland Athletics Baseball Tickets
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The Oakland Athletics are best remembered for the Bash Brothers in the late ‘80s, but actually have a long history dating back to 1901 when the club was in Philadelphia.
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The Oakland Athletics are a Major League Baseball team based in Oakland, California.
The Athletics name dates back to 1860 when an amateur team, the Athletic of Philadelphia, was formed.
The franchise that would become the modern Athletics originated as the Indianapolis Indians of the Western League in 1893, a minor league with teams concentrated in the Great Lakes states.
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 BaseballAmerica.com: Prospects: Top 10 Prospects: Oakland Athletics
But even as Oakland was sweeping the Twins in an AL Division Series--a prelude to getting swept by the Tigers in the AL Championship Series--it plainly wasn't Macha's team.
Oakland also hit just 175 home runs and had a modest.340 on-base percentage.
Oakland can't pull that off over the long haul without a productive farm system, and that's why the next few years will be crucial.
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 Oakland Athletics - BaseballWiki
The Athletic played in the National Association through 1875, becoming a charter member of the National League in 1876, but were expelled from the N.L. after one season.
The Oakland Coliseum, though built as a multi-purpose facility, was initially considered by many to be one of the better ballparks in the major leagues.
Arguably, the Athletics' biggest American League rivals in recent years have been the teams that were their old traditional rivals from decades ago in Philadelphia---the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox---if only because of the hard-fought playoff games between the teams.
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The Oakland Athletics are a professional baseball team established in 1901 and based in Oakland, California since 1968.
The Athletics are nicknamed "the A's" and are also known as "the White Elephants" or simply "the Elephants".
A.L. owners gave Finley permission to move the Athletics to Oakland for the 1968 season on October 18, 1967 and the Athletics became one of baseball’s most successful teams at the gate, drawing 2,900,217 in 1990.
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 Oakland Athletics Tickets - Atheltics Baseball Tickets - A's Tickets
Oakland gave up 2 runs in the first inning which proved to be too much to overcome.
Mark Ellis was the only Oakland player to contribute as he had 3 hits and the one run batted in.
Oakland will try to get the offense going tonight when they play game two of the series against the Yankees.
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 Oakland Athletics Tickets - 2008 Athletics Schedule - Athletics Baseball Tickets
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Some of the highlights of the Athletics schedule include series against the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox, plus an inter-league battle against the San Francisco Giants.
It appears that the Athletics days are numbered at the old McAfee Coliseum, as it has been announced that the team will move to the new Cisco Field in Fremont for the 2010 season.
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 Oakland Athletics Quizzes and Oakland Athletics Trivia -- FunTrivia
The Philadelphia Athletics - R.I.P. All we have left of the old A's is their history.
This quiz will test your knowledge on the 1989 Oakland Athletics, who went on to win the World Series.
In 1989, the Oakland Athletics won the World Series by sweeping the San Francisco Giants.
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