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Jon Lester’s Full-Page Farewell to Boston, Red Sox

August 4, 2014 | 1:42 pm

Jon Lester’s Full-Page Farewell to Boston, Red Sox

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The Oakland A’s starting pitcher, acquired for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, says goodbye to team, fans.

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After One Last Mound Mishap, Oakland A’s Jettison Jim Johnson

July 24, 2014 | 12:44 pm

After One Last Mound Mishap, Oakland A’s Jettison Jim Johnson

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A formerly elite reliever reaches the apparent end of a short, ugly stint for AL West-leading Athletics.

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Oakland A’s: Anatomy of the Bay Area’s No. 1 Team

July 8, 2014 | 6:02 pm

Oakland A’s: Anatomy of the Bay Area’s No. 1 Team

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The A’s have the best record in baseball and will send six players to next week’s All-Star game.

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Oakland A’s Pitcher Bob Welch Remembered

June 11, 2014 | 1:11 pm

Oakland A’s Pitcher Bob Welch Remembered

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Right-hander was Oakland’s ace in 1990, when he won the American League Cy Young Award.

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Play Ball! A’s and Giants Fans Create Their Own T-Shirts

March 29, 2014 | 8:00 am

Play Ball! A’s and Giants Fans Create Their Own T-Shirts

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It’s all good-natured competitive fun as the baseball season gets underway next Monday.

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Baseball Hall of Fame Vote: Barry Bonds Shut Out Again

January 8, 2014 | 12:45 pm

Baseball Hall of Fame Vote: Barry Bonds Shut Out Again

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The cloud of the steroid era still hangs over Giants slugger as Hall of Fame announces electees.

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Class Act: Barry Zito’s Farewell to San Francisco Giants Fans

October 14, 2013 | 6:39 pm

Class Act: Barry Zito’s Farewell to San Francisco Giants Fans

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After seven years marked mostly by disappointment and criticism, the departing pitcher offers thanks.

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American League Playoff Update — Game 4 Final: Tigers 8, A’s 6

October 8, 2013 | 5:00 pm

American League Playoff Update — Game 4 Final: Tigers 8, A’s 6

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Detroit prevails in a must-win game. The series moves back to Oakland for Game 5 on Friday.

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American League Playoff Update: Oakland A’s 6, Detroit Tigers 3

October 7, 2013 | 1:58 pm

American League Playoff Update: Oakland A’s 6, Detroit Tigers 3

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Oakland finally breaks through against Detroit pitching, then turns to its bullpen to seal the win.

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A’s Bill King, Giants’ Duane Kuiper up for Hall of Fame Vote

October 4, 2013 | 4:30 pm

A’s Bill King, Giants’ Duane Kuiper up for Hall of Fame Vote

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A chance for a measure of baseball immortality for two Bay Area announcers.

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