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Heading into the offseason, the famously frugal A’s face decisions over key free agents.
Gallery Playoffs 2013.
O.CO COLISEUM — The Detroit Tigers and Justin Verlander outgunned the Oakland A’s to advance to the AL Championship Series.
Detroit prevailed 8-6 over the A’s Tuesday afternoon to send the division series back to Oakland on Thursday.
Despite a late-inning comeback fueled by a Yoenis Cespedes home run, the A’s fell just short and dropped Game 1.
The A’s were swept by the Tigers in 2006 and fell to Detroit in last year’s ALDS. So what’s in store tonight?
The A’s are on the cusp of another AL West crown, but owner Lew Wolff is disappointed over meager attendance.
After a pitcher’s duel prevailed much of Tuesday night, The A’s pulled off some late-inning magic to defeat the Angels.
Jarrod Parker struggled and the offense was stagnant as the Angels trounced the Athletics 12-1.
The A’s routed the Astros in a decisive 7-2 win Sunday to maintain their 1-1/2 game lead in the American League West.
On a night where both starting pitchers were outstanding, a solo home run made the difference for the A’s.
In a wild back-and-forth game, Oakland pitching settled in as they regained first place in the AL West.
The A’s failed to capitalize on a weaker team and move into sole possession of first place in the West.
The A’s homered their way back into a first-place tie in the American League West Wednesday afternoon.
The Oakland A’s lost a game in the standings Tuesday night, dropping game two of their series with the Texas Rangers.
Oakland has won seven of their last 10 games, just in time for a huge home series against the first-place Texas Rangers.
O.CO COLISEUM — In a brilliant pitching duel between young starters, the A’s and Sonny Gray came out on top.
In a tightly pitched ballgame Friday night, the Oakland Athletics came out on top over the Cleveland Indians, 3-2.
Sonny Gray tossed eight shutout innings and Nate Freiman jolted the A’s offense as Oakland avoided a sweep by the Astros.
The Athletics scratched and clawed their way back against the lovable losers, fueled by an unlikely power source.
6-foot-8 rookie Nate Freiman had two hits and three RBIs for the A’s who have won six straight and 11 of 12.
With two impressive hits, Yoenis Cespedes led the A’s to a 10-6 win over the Angels Tuesday night.
It’s been a tough week to be an Oakland A’s fan. On Friday night against the Orioles, it got even tougher.
In the battle of the vowels, the O’s hammered the A’s 10-2 in the opener of a six-game homestand for the Athletics.
Oakland is now 11-4 on the season and off to their best start in 23 years after a come-from-behind win Tuesday night.
The A’s are back to playing their brand of “green collar” baseball.
The A’s bring back a club that surprised many by winning the AL West with the league’s lowest payroll.
Despite leading the team in hits and RBi this spring, the A’s likely won’t have a roster spot for their No. 2 prospect, Michael Choice.
The MLB is making the Giants and their fanbase sweat this week, offering guidelines for an A’s move down south.
After Spring Training workouts and batting practice, A’s manager Bob Melvin is “pleasantly surprised” by Hiro Nakajima.
A funny icebreaker by Hiroyuki Nakajima led to an informal ranking of the sexiest general managers in baseball.
Running out of options, the A’s signed Hiroyuki Nakajima from the Seibu Lions of the Japan Pacific League.
After guiding a group of rookies and journeymen to an AL West crown, A’s manager Bob Melvin was honored as the best in the league.
The A’s got more than most expected out of Yoenis Cespedes, who Monday was named the second-best rookie in the American League.
The A’s finished 12th in attendance in the American League this year. It’s time for A’s fans to change that.
Whether you’re an Giants or A’s fan, all of us who lived around here in 1989 have something in common.
Oakland struck first and led from start to finish, getting timely hitting from Yoenis Cespedes and Seth Smith.
A’s fans want the tarps removed from the upper deck. The A’s say they’ll consider it — if the team makes it to the ALCS.
The A’s and Giants are both in win-or-go-home situations, but both have the talent — and the heart — to win three straight.
For the first time this season — when it matters — the Oakland A’s hold sole possession of first place in the AL West.
OAKLAND — It will take 162 games this season to decide who will win the American League West crown.
The underdog Athletics — with the second lowest payroll in baseball — have clinched a playoff berth.
If you haven’t caught A’s playoff fever by now, you still have a chance to become infected over the next three days.
The A’s could reach the playoffs despite a team batting average near the bottom of postseason teams through history.
Petaluma’s little leaguers will get some major league recognition when the A’s honor them before Friday night’s game.
Cha-ching! Starting in 2014, the Giants and A’s will collect a large sum of TV money thanks to ESPN’s new deal.
The A’s acquisition of Stephen Drew set off a chain-reaction of moves, including the unexpected demotion of Jemile Weeks.
The outspoken A’s owner was shown on TV sitting in the front row at Dodger Stadium Monday night.
During a "secret" meeting with MLB executives, Oakland officials proposed a waterfront location for an A’s stadium.
The A’s trade of veteran catcher Kurt Suzuki Friday leaves only a new arrival and an untested rookie behind the plate.
The same scrappy A’s that have battled to the top of the AL West will try to take it the rest of the way.
Down 4-3 to the Yankees Sunday, you could feel something was going to happen. Then, BAM!
In what was supposed to be a rebuilding year, the A’s are contending. That makes general manager Billy Beane’s job tougher.
Sacramento came calling, but Lew Wolff shot them down. Bud Selig won’t pull the trigger. Where do the A’s go from here?
Dodgers manager Don Mattingly took a shot at A’s fans after watching his team get swept out of the O.co last week.
Sunday’s A’s-Giants game at the O.co saw yet another senseless fan-on-fan beatdown.
Despite downplaying trade speculation, the A’s are likely looking to deal Kurt Suzuki after calling up catching prospect Derek Norris.
Oakland A’s top pick Addison Russell confirmed he will sign with A’s rather than attend Auburn.
Longtime TV color analyst Ray Fosse will be replaced in the booth for 20 select games this year by former A’s first baseman Scott Hatteberg.
The A’s used their first round draft pick to build for the future, while Giants picked a pitcher they hope can to track into the bigs.
The A’s stadium issue came up at the latest owners’ meeting, but no real progress was made.
An unhappy Grant Balfour has been relieved of his closing duties, replaced by inconsistent lefty Brian Fuentes.
They might be making lots of money in comparison, but athletes in the Bay Area have seen their salaries decrease over the last year.
The A’s offense is the worst in the American League and doesn’t show signs of improving. It’s time to shake things up.
With the price of tickets, food, drinks and team merchandise, it will cost a family of four a lot to attend a MLB game.
The A’s ownership could learn a lesson from Kansas City Royals right fielder Jeff Francoeur.
A’s fans didn’t know what to make of the offseason moves by Billy Beane, but so far, those moves are looking good.
It’s beyond absurd that Bay Area baseball fans could not watch the A’s season opener live from Japan Wednesday morning.
If MLB wants a quick resolution to the fight between the Giants and A’s, they need to propose a deal the Giants can’t refuse.
The gloves came off today in the battle between the A’s and Giants regarding the dispute over territorial rights.
Starting this season, MLB is making it easier for teams to qualify for the playoffs, which is good for the A’s and Giants. But is it good for the sport?