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Groups looking into bid for Oakland Athletics

...investors including Hall of Fame second baseman Joe Morgan is one of several groups considering a bid to purchase the Oakland Athletics, who went on sale last week. Morgan's group also includes George Zimmer, founder of the Men's Warehouse clothing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/28/bra_243050.shtml
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Giants' Hunter Pence out 6-8 weeks after breaking forearm

...it's weak," Lee said. CUBS: Manager Joe Maddon made his spring debut with Chicago, a 2-2 tie against the Oakland Athletics.Maddon opted out of his contract with Tampa Bay over the winter and then agreed to take over the Cubs, who begin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-05/giants-hunter-pence-out-
A's get Lester, Gomes from Red Sox for Cespedes

OAKLAND, Calif. - The Oakland Athletics won the Jon Lester sweepstakes, acquiring the left-hander and outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Boston Red Sox for slugging outfielder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-31/get-lester-gomes-red-sox
Former A's, Dodgers pitcher Bob Welch dies

OAKLAND, Calif. - Bob Welch, the 1990 AL Cy Young Award winner of the Oakland Athletics and the last major leaguer to win at least 25 games in a season, has died. He was 57.Welch died Monday night at his home in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-10/former-dodgers-pitcher-b
Teams win two arbitration hearings

...improved to 3-1 in salary arbitration when the Pittsburgh Pirates beat second baseman Neil Walker on Saturday and the Oakland Athletics defeated pitcher Jarrod Parker.Walker was awarded $8 million instead of his $9 million request in a decision...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-07/teams-win-two-arbitratio
Madison Bumgarner struggles in spring debut

...Series MVP Madison Bumgarner was roughed up in his exhibition debut, and Marcus Semien hit a pair of home runs as the Oakland Athletics opened their new spring training home by beating the champion San Francisco Giants 9-4 on Tuesday.Bumgarner gave...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-03/madison-bumgarner-strugg
Braves' Teheran changes approach vs. Athletics

...Braves starting pitcher Julio Teheran rode his changeup early and hard Saturday night against a left-handed-heavy Oakland Athletics lineup, showing how effective he can be in different ways. Teheran seemed to make a point to establish his changeup...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-08-16/braves-teher
Tigers use Jhonny Peralta at shortstop in Game 5

...for Game 5 of the AL Division Series against the Oakland Athletics.Leyland gave Jhonny Peralta his first start at...playoffs began to be ready for whatever role the Oakland Athletics needed him to fill.With the season on the line...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-10-10/tigers-use-jhonny-peralt
Indians acquire ex-GreenJacket Brandon Moss from Athletics

...the works for weeks on Monday by acquiring Moss, a first baseman/outfielder and All-Star last season, from the Oakland Athletics for minor league infielder Joey Wendle.The 31-year-old Moss, a former Augusta GreenJacket, batted .234 with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-08/indians-acquire-ex-green
Miami's McGehee, Seattle's Young are baseball's comeback players of the year

...Introduced new general manager Farhan Zaidi at Dodger Stadium on Friday.Zaidi spent 10 seasons as assistant GM of the Oakland Athletics.The 37-year-old, who holds bachelor's and doctorate degrees in economics, said he will have greater hands-on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-07/miamis-mcgehee-seattles-