1. Bob Melvin, Athletics Agree on 1-Year Contract Extension

    The Oakland Athletics and manager Bob Melvin reached an agreement on a one-year contract extension to keep him with the A's organization through the 2019 MLB season. Oakland announced the new deal on its official Twitter account Thursday...

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  2. A's Bruce Maxwell on Kneeling During Anthem: 'I'm Going to Continue to Do It'

    Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell confirmed he plans to continue kneeling during the national anthem after becoming the first MLB player to do so prior to Saturday's game against the Texas Rangers ...

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  3. Athletics Catcher Bruce Maxwell Becomes 1st MLB Player to Kneel for Anthem

    Oakland A's catcher Bruce Maxwell became the first Major League Baseball player to kneel during the national anthem on Saturday, according to the San Francisco Chronicle 's Susan Slusser ...

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  4. Astros Clinch AL West Title with 7-1 Win vs. Mariners

    The Houston Astros clinched the first American League West title in franchise history Sunday, per MLB , defeating the Seattle Mariners 7-1...

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  5. Mike Fiers Suspended 5 Games for Throwing at Luis Valbuena's Head

    Major League Baseball announced Thursday that Houston Astros pitcher Mike Fiers was suspended five games and fined an undisclosed amount for throwing at Los Angeles Angels infielder Luis Valbuena ...

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  6. Athletics Announce Plans for Site of New Stadium in Oakland

    The Athletics are one step closer to moving out of the Oakland Coliseum after officials announced they have decided on a spot for a new stadium...

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  7. Oakland Athletics Announce Free Admission for 2018 Home Game vs. White Sox

    The Oakland Athletics will celebrate their 50th anniversary in Oakland Coliseum with a free game for fans...

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  8. Carlos Gomez Suffers Ankle Injury vs. Yankees

    Texas Rangers outfielder Carlos Gomez left Saturday's game against the New York Yankees after rolling his right ankle while attempting to run out of the batter's box, according ...

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  9. Athletics Will Celebrate 50-Year Anniversary with 50 Stomper Statues

    The Oakland Athletics will commission 50 life-sized statues of their mascot, Stomper, to honor the team's 50-year anniversary. Per the team's website , the A's unveiled a "Stomper in the Town" initiative calling for artists to submit sketch designs...

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  10. Justin Verlander Traded to Astros for 3 Prospects After Deal Was Called Off

    The Detroit Tigers traded starting pitcher Justin Verlander to the Houston Astros late Thursday night, Houston announced , after the deal was initially called off...

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  11. Brandon Phillips Traded to Angels; Braves Get Prospect Tony Sanchez

    The Los Angeles Angels remained aggressive Thursday, acquiring veteran second baseman Brandon Phillips in a trade with the Atlanta Braves , the Braves announced ...

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  12. MLB Declined Montreal's Offer to Host Astros vs. Rangers After Hurricane Harvey

    Major League Baseball turned down an offer from Montreal's mayor, Denis Coderre, to host a three-game series between the Houston Astros and Texas Rangers , which was forced to move from Minute Maid Park in Houston due to Hurricane Harvey...

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  13. Adrian Beltre to Miss at Least 4 Weeks Due to Hamstring Injury

    The Texas Rangers announced third baseman Adrian Beltre suffered a strained left hamstring Thursday against the Houston Astros ...

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  14. Cameron Maybin Reportedly Traded to Astros from Angels

    Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reported Thursday that the Los Angeles Angels traded outfielder Cameron Maybin to the Houston Astros ...

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  15. Justin Upton Traded to Angels; Tigers Receive Grayson Long

    The Detroit Tigers announced Thursday they have traded outfielder Justin Upton to the Los Angeles Angels for right-handed pitcher Grayson Long and a player to be named later or cash considerations...

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  16. Astros Schedule Mets Doubleheader on Saturday After Hurricane Harvey

    The Houston Astros announced Wednesday they will return to Minute Maid Park on Saturday for a three-game series with the New York Mets . The series will begin with a doubleheader Saturday...

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  17. Mike Leake Traded to Mariners; Cardinals Receive SS Prospect Rayder Ascanio

    The St. Louis Cardinals reached an agreement Wednesday to trade starting pitcher Mike Leake to the Seattle Mariners in exchange for minor league shortstop Rayder Ascanio. Ken Rosenthal‏ of The Athletic first reported the news...

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  18. Texas Rangers Donate $1 Million to Hurricane Harvey Relief

    The Texas Rangers are reportedly doing their part to help their state's recovery efforts from Hurricane Harvey...

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  19. Rangers GM Jon Daniels Defends Team's Stance on Relocation of Astros Series

    After the relocation of the Texas Rangers ' series against the Houston Astros came under fire Monday, Rangers general manager Jon Daniels defended his team's stance in the decision...

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  20. Astros' Series vs. Rangers Moved to Tropicana Field Due to Hurricane Harvey

    The Houston Astros announced Monday that their upcoming three-game series against the Texas Rangers will be moved to Tropicana Field, home of the Tampa Bay Rays ...

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  21. MLB Reportedly Will Relocate Astros' Series vs. Rangers, Mets to Tropicana Field

    Major League Baseball is reportedly relocating the upcoming Texas Rangers vs. Houston Astros series to Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida amid the devastating flooding in the region...

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  22. Jose Altuve Day-to-Day After Leaving Game vs. Nationals with Neck Injury

    Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve was forced to leave Thursday's game against the Washington Nationals in the bottom of the sixth inning with neck discomfort and is now day-to-day, according to Fox 26's Mark Berman ...

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  23. Robinson Cano Suffers Hamstring Injury vs. Braves

    Seattle Mariners star Robinson Cano was forced to leave Wednesday's game against the Atlanta Braves with a hamstring injury, according to the team . Per MLB ...

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  24. Albert Pujols Passes Sammy Sosa for Most MLB Home Runs by Foreign-Born Player

    Albert Pujols passed Sammy Sosa as Major League Baseball's all-time home run leader among foreign-born players when he cracked his 610th career jack in the seventh inning of Tuesday night's game against the Texas Rangers ...

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  25. Rangers Teammates Joey Gallo, Matt Bush in Concussion Protocol After Colliding

    An infield collision between Texas Rangers teammates Matt Bush and Joey Gallo caused both players to leave the game early and enter the concussion protocol, according to ESPN...

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