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Oakland City Council Debates A’s Lease Behind Closed Doors

July 8, 2014 | 8:00 am

Oakland City Council Debates A’s Lease Behind Closed Doors

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Reid voted for it because team brings pride to the city and he feared it would move without an agreement.

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Oakland A’s in Talks to Stay at Coliseum

June 25, 2014 | 2:04 pm

Oakland A’s in Talks to Stay at Coliseum

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Sewage problems have plagued ballpark in past year, and Athletics are still hoping for a new stadium.

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Let’s Go Oakland! (And Go and Go and Go — A’s Win in 19!)

April 30, 2013 | 8:54 am

Let’s Go Oakland! (And Go and Go and Go — A’s Win in 19!)

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I attended the Oakland A’s game last night. To be more precise, I attended most of the first half of the game. Thinking about my 5:30 a.m. wake-up time and the facts reflected on the scoreboard—the visiting and much unloved Anaheim team was winning 7-2— I left as the home crowd sang “Take Me Out […]

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Fans Salute Eliminated A’s

October 12, 2012 | 8:25 am

Fans Salute Eliminated A’s

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Josh Dubow, AP Sports Writer OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Almost as soon as Omar Infante threw out Seth Smith to end the Oakland Athletics surprising season, despair turned to appreciation. The defeated A’s came out of their dugout to a standing ovation from a towel-waving crowd, soaking in the energy that fueled their run to […]

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A’s rally past Tigers 4-3 to force Game 5

October 11, 2012 | 8:18 am

A’s rally past Tigers 4-3 to force Game 5

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by Josh Dubow, AP Sports Writer OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After a season filled with dramatic comebacks and memorable endings, the Oakland Athletics now expect the unexpected. Two runs down and three outs away from their season ending, the A’s staged their most magical finish yet. Seth Smith hit a game-tying two-run double off closer […]

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Athletics Two-for-One Trade: Guillermo Moscoso and Josh Outman for Denver Rockies’ Seth Smith

January 16, 2012 | 2:13 pm

Athletics Two-for-One Trade: Guillermo Moscoso and Josh Outman for Denver Rockies’ Seth Smith

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DENVER (AP) The Colorado Rockies have traded outfielder Seth Smith to the Oakland Athletics for right-hander Guillermo Moscoso and left-hander Josh Outman. Monday’s deal came a deal after Smith and the Rockies avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year contract worth $2,415,000. Smith has spent the last three seasons with the Rockies, playing both left […]

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