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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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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
Royals, Astros combine passion with fun

...fell in seven games to the San Francisco Giants. But it was the Royals' dramatic, extra-inning victory over the Oakland Athletics in their AL wild-card game that instilled in them a belief that they could play with anybody in baseball.Much...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-10-07/royals-astros-combine-pa
Zack Greinke becomes a free agent again

...Alderson said Wednesday that the club had given the Dodgers permission to speak to Geren, who previously managed the Oakland Athletics when current Dodgers GM Farhan Zaidi was with the team.Geren had a 334-376 record with the A's. ROYALS: All-Star...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-11-04/zack-greinke-becomes-fre
Blue Jays clinch first division title since 1993

...reminder: "Just the first step!"The Dodgers haven't reached the World Series since winning it all against the Oakland Athletics in 1988, losing eight postseason series in a row."It just feels great to do it again," manager Don Mattingly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-09-30/blue-jays-clinch-first-d
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
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
Athletics top Twins

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Oakland Athletics found a great way to quiet that noisy Metrodome - hitting home...followed with a drive over the right-field wall, sending the Oakland Athletics past the Minnesota Twins 6-3 Friday for a 2-1 lead in their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/05/bas_356648.shtml
Baseball
Athletics break through

OAKLAND, Calif. - The Oakland Athletics swept away years of first-round futility. Milton Bradley homered and threw out Torii Hunter in a disputed play at the plate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/07/bas_99622.shtml
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