1. A's Offense Electric in Cactus League Debut

    MESA, Ariz. -- A's shortstop Marcus Semien made quite the first impression in green and gold, belting two home runs and finishing 3-for-3 with four RBIs in the club's Cactus League ...

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  2. Marcus Semien Enjoys 2-Homer, 4-RBI Day in A's Debut

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  3. Watch: Semien Goes Yard off MadBum in A's Spring Opener

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  4. Oakland A's Putting Their Money in the Bullpen

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  5. Semien Studies Up in Bid to Become A's Shortstop

    MESA, Ariz. – The thought of Bay Area native Marcus Semien playing shortstop for the A's on Opening Night at the Coliseum makes for great theatre.....

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  6. 5 Oakland A's Players Who Will Determine If They're a 2015 Contender

    With five All-Stars now missing and a sixth on the shelf to start the season, the Oakland A's will need five guys in particular to step up and carry the team...

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  7. A's Outfielder Coco Crisp Has Pinkeye, Will Miss a Few Days

    The A's were without Coco Crisp Saturday on photo day and the center fielder could miss a few more days of spring training after having come down with a case of pinkeye.....

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  8. A's Like What They Have in Versatile Zobrist

    MESA, Ariz. -- Ben Zobrist came to Oakland from Tampa Bay by trade in January with a reputation as a versatile player, a tough out and a selfless, team-oriented guy...

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  9. Coco Crisp Is the A's Gaming Entrepreneur

    Baseball players spend a lot of time on their phones, playing games. Turns out some of them are doing more than just playing. A's center fielder Coco Crisp launched a new game – free in the App store – for the iPhone on Thursday...

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  10. Zito on Mark Ellis retirement: "Hanging it up" is tough

    The news about former A's teammate Mark Ellis retiring hadn't reached Barry Zito until he was addressing reporters Thursday afternoon.....

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  11. Athletics Claim Chad Smith from Tigers

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  12. Kawakami: A's and Oakland Have Only Each Other

    It's Oakland . Other teams in other sports have other options, but for the A's, the singular serious option is to remain in Oakland and try to get a new stadium built on the Coliseum site (or elsewhere in the city)...

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  13. A's third baseman Lawrie is a bundle of energy

    Nobody in baseball illustrates how the business of the game can break the heart of a fan more than Brett Lawrie.....

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  14. Twice-Traded Alvarez Eager to Make Mark with A's

    MESA, Ariz. -- R.J. Alvarez is a right-handed third-round Draft pick who believes he could've been a left-handed first-round Draft pick....

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  15. Building Chemistry a Spring Priority for A's

    MESA, Ariz. – A's co-owner Lew Wolff addressed his team Wednesday morning, but only after being introduced by a doctored version of “Louie, Louie” as his walkup song...

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  16. A's Middle Infielders Zobrist, Semien Get Early Start

    MESA, Ariz. — The A's have a new double play combo, and second baseman Ben Zobrist is anxious to get as much playing time with his right-hand man once Cactus League games start next week as possible...

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  17. Gentry Looks to Bounce Back from Injury-Marred 2014

    MESA, Ariz. -- The A's started and finished the 2014 season without Craig Gentry, who is eager for a second chance to introduce himself to fans after multiple injuries interrupted his first season in green and gold...

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  18. Zito Revamps Motion in Effort to Make A's Rotation

    MESA, Ariz. — Wearing No. 75, his hair long and shaggy again, Barry Zito looks much as he did during his A's heyday a decade earlier...

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  19. Manfred's 'New Stand' on A's Ballpark Situation Not New Stand at All

    Rob Manfred, the Bud Selig for the 21st Century, has decided to weigh in on the Great Oakland Matter, and unlike his predecessor, he decided to make a stand...

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  20. A's Bob Melvin Wants Pitchers, Catchers to Improve Against Running Game

    MESA, Ariz. — There's a new addition this spring to the pitchers' work in the A's spring training camp. Every day, one of the pitching groups gets to start with ``game awareness...

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  21. Can Barry Zito Bring Career Back from the Dead with Oakland A's?

    Back when Barry Zito was Barry Zito —the guy who won 23 games and a Cy Young Award in 2002 —his signature pitch was the curveball...

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  22. Jesse Hahn Looks to Make Impact with A's

    In eastern Connecticut, residents are busy shoveling snow well into spring training, so the area doesn't have the reputation of a baseball hotbed...

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  23. Strong-Armed Rodriguez Wants to Prove Worth to A's

    Fernando Rodriguez is nearing the two-year anniversary of his Tommy John surgery, and the celebration is already underway. After throwing a bullpen Sunday, the A's right-hander said his arm hasn't felt so strong since college...

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  24. A's Camp, Day 3, Tidbits Plus Barry Zito Video

    Hi from Fitch Park, where the A's day is just getting underway. They're here most days starting at 10 am local time, with pitchers' side sessions starting about 11 am. Catchers' batting practice is before that...

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  25. Jarrod Parker Says June Return Is Very Realistic

    There's a balancing act that A's right-hander Jarrod Parker is trying to find right now. He wants to be cautious coming back from his second Tommy John procedure, yet at the same time Parker wants to return to Oakland 's rotation as soon as possible..

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