1. Game 51 Recap: A's Offense All Z's in Meek 4-0 Loss in Minnesota

    It was a similar script from much of this 2012 season as the A's were shut out and mustered only three hits in a 4-0 defeat to the Twins at Target Field. The three-game sweep by the Twins stretches the current losing streak to eight games...

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  2. Game 50 Recap: Oakland A's Blow Ninth Inning Lead and Lose 3-2

    Talk about a good walk spoiled. Brian Fuentes gave up a two out, three-run home run to former Oakland slugger Josh Willingham and the A's lost their seventh straight game, 3-2 in Minnesota ...

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  3. 2011 Oakland Raiders: Year in Review

    Watching the Raiders defense fruitlessly try and defend the Chargers in the final game of the 2011 season, I was reminded of that famous quote by Aristotle. He said, "We are what we repeatedly do...

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  4. Dwight Howard and 4 Moves the Los Angeles Lakers Need to Make

    For some fans, the fact that the Los Angeles Lakers let two of the four losses to Oklahoma City in their five-game playoff defeat get away masks a hard fact to accept: As constructed, this team is not going to win a title...

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  5. Pacquiao vs. Bradley: Why This Fight Will Be Closer Than You Think

    Despite the credentials of Timothy Bradley, most people are treating the June 9 fight as a bump in the road for Manny Pacquiao...

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  6. Game 49 Recap: A's Lose Sixth Straight in Frustrating Fashion 5-4

    A very solid start spoiled. A relative offensive explosion ruined. And a golden opportunity to break through in the ninth wasted. The recipe for a loss mixed together in Minnesota and the Oakland A's dropped their sixth straight game 5-4 to the Twins ...

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  7. Oakland A's Use Four-Run Fourth Inning to Beat Giants 6-2

    Down 2-0, the A's used a gritty fourth inning rally against Tim Lincecum to score four runs and defeat the San Francisco Giants 6-2, salvaging the final game of the Bay Bridge series in San Francisco...

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  8. Oakland A's Doomed by Questionable Call in 4-0 Loss to Giants

    Either Ryan Vogelsong is secretly a comic book superhero, or he just may be the beneficiary of one of the more favorable calls of the 2012 MLB season...

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  9. A's vs. Giants: Oakland Rallies but Loses Game 1 of Bay Bridge Series, 8-6

    After trailing by as many as seven runs in the first game of their three-game series with the San Francisco Giants , the Oakland A's put the tying run on and had a chance to come all the way back...

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  10. Game 39: A's Overcome Bad Call and Rangers to Win 5-4 in Extra Innings

    Justice was delayed, but in the end, it was served in Texas. Kila Ka'aihue singled in the game-winning run in the 10th inning and the A's split their short series with the first-place Texas Rangers in a 5-4 win this afternoon...

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  11. How Will the Oakland Raiders Be Impacted by Rolando McClain's Sentence?

    Earlier this afternoon, Raiders middle linebacker Rolando McClain was sentenced to 180 days in jail on charges of assault, reckless endangerment, menacing and wrongful discharge by a Decatur (Ala...

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  12. Game 38 Recap: Oakland A's Stymied by Yu Darvish and Fall 4-1

    For the second straight game, the Oakland A's offense was stymied by great starting pitching, and fell in Arlington to the Texas Rangers by a score of 4-1...

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  13. Oakland A's: Season Checkpoint No. 1

    After 37 games, the Oakland A's sit in second place in the American League West with a 19-18 record. Many pundits had them picked to finish dead last and lose upwards of 100 games in 2012...

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  14. Game 37 Recap: Ervin Santana Performs Black Magic on A's Bats as Angels Win 4-0

    Ervin Santana went 7.2 shutout innings and Mike Trout and Albert Pujols paced the Los Angeles Angels' offense as the Oakland A's fell 4-0 in Anaheim. Losing pitcher Bartolo Colon allowed four runs on 12 hits in 6...

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  15. Oakland Raider Rookies Who Can Surprise in 2012

    For the Oakland Raiders to win in 2012, they will need key stars (see: McFadden, Darren) to stay healthy and be productive...

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  16. Oakland A's Blank Angels 5-0 as Tyson Ross Is Boss Again

    Based on the results, Tyson Ross should only pitch against the Los Angeles Angels . Ross was sharp, throwing six shutout innings. Ross threw 94 pitches in six innings, with 60 for strikes...

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  17. Oakland A's Recap: Too Much Verlander and Cabrera, as Oakland Falls to Detroit

    If you are going to lose, you might as well lose to the best in the business, and the best would be Justin Verlander . He was as advertised, holding the A's to a single run on just two hits...

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  18. Game 34 Recap: McCarthy Razor Sharp as A's Declaw Tigers 3-1

    Brandon McCarthy was just a little bit better than Doug Fister, and as a result, the A's defeated the Tigers 3-1 at the Coliseum this evening. McCarthy was fantastic over seven shutout innings, allowing only four hits and striking out 10...

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  19. Oakland Athletics: A's Smash Detroit Tigers to Move Back over .500

    With this type of run support, Tom Milone could win 20 games. After getting nine runs in his last start, the A's offense gave Milone 11 total runs and thumped the Detroit Tigers 11-4 at the Coliseum...

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  20. Game 31 Recap: Oakland A's Drop Matinee to Toronto Blue Jays 5-2

    After an emotional comeback win, the A's could not muster much against Toronto starter Brandon Morrow and lost 5-2 in the second of a two-game series...

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  21. Game 30 Recap: Brandon Inge Grand Slam Lifts A's to 7-3 Win

    Welcome to the Bay Area, Brandon Inge. The A's rallied for five runs off of Toronto reliever Francisco Cordero—the last four coming on Inge's ninth-inning grand slam—and the A's defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 7-3...

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  22. Game 29 Recap: Oakland A's Move over .500 with Comeback 9-5 Win over Tampa Bay

    Down 4-0 after the first inning, the A's rallied to score eight consecutive runs, including five in the key third inning, and defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 9-5 to move back over ...

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  23. Oakland Athletics Game 28: Jonny Gomes Blasts A's Past Rays in Extra Innings

    Previous opportunities squandered, Jonny Gomes took it upon himself to ensure it would not happen again. His lead-off home run off Tampa Bay reliever Joel Peralta in the 12th inning ...

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  24. Oakland Athletics: Tyson Ross Battered as A's Fall to Tampa Bay, 7-2

    Seven runs in the third and fourth innings doomed the Oakland A's and a dominant David Price kept the offense quiet as the Tampa Bay Rays took the first game of a three-game series over Oakland , 7-2...

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  25. Game 26 Recap: Backed by Strong McCarthy Start, A's Take Series in Boston

    Brandon McCarthy was good and Ryan Cook was great in his relief. Cook struck out Adrian Gonzalez with the bases loaded to end the seventh inning, and backed by McCarthy's 6...

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