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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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Baseball clubhouses see changes in camaraderie

...They're in the lounge. Now you have a lounge rather than guys playing cards in the middle of the locker room."When Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin made his major league debut as a player with the Detroit Tigers in 1985, almost the entire team...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-08/baseball-clubhouses-see-
Red Sox pitcher Jake Peavy cuts finger while preparing to go fishing

...25 million contract signed in the spring of 2012. RANGERS: Claimed infielder Andy Parrino off waivers from the Oakland Athletics.The Rangers made the move Monday. They also put left-handed pitcher Derek Holland on the 60-day disabled list...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-03/red-sox-pitcher-jake-pea
Athletics pitcher Jarrod Parker to miss season with elbow injury

Oakland Athletics right-hander Jarrod Parker needs elbow ligament-replacement surgery and will miss the season.Parker was examined Monday in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-03-17/athletics-pitcher-jarrod
A stronger Yoenis Cesoedes - both mentally and physically - wants to get his career back on track, and beat the Detroit Tigers

...turned his attention to making better, more consistent contact, he still plans to regularly clear the fences for the Oakland Athletics ? and the reigning Home Run Derby champion hopes that means hitting more than the 26 long balls he had last season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-02-08/stronger-yoenis-cesoedes
Diamondbacks sign free agent Arroyo

...discussions with the Los Angeles Dodgers and Baltimore Orioles.ATHLETICS: Center fielder Coco Crisp is staying with the Oakland Athletics for an additional two seasons, agreeing Friday to a new contract through 2016 that adds $22.75 million in guaranteed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-02-07/diamondbacks-sign-free-a
Top-ranked Arizona knocked from ranks of unbeaten by California

...different NBA teams in attendance. Former Wildcats coach Lute Olson sat in the stands behind Arizona's bench, and Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin - a former Cal baseball player - also supported his Bears."No. 1 brings out everybody...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-02-02/top-ranked-arizona-knocke
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
A's starter Bartolo Colon suspended 50 games for testing positive for testosterone

...Ex-Cy Young Award winner Bartolo Colon of the Oakland Athletics was suspended for 50 games Wednesday after a positive...A closed-door team meeting was called."The Oakland Athletics are disappointed to learn of today's suspension...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-08-22/starter-bartolo-colon-su
Verlander leads Tigers into ALCS

...AL Championship Series a day after Jose Valverde failed to hold a ninth-inning lead with a 6-0 win against the Oakland Athletics in the decisive Game 5 of their division series Thursday night.Verlander tossed his first career postseason shutout...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-10-12/verlander-leads-tigers-a