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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 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
Braves complete sweep of A's

...Chris Johnson also went deep and the Atlanta Braves beat former Augusta GreenJacket Jon Lester and the reeling Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Sunday night, ending Lester's seven-game winning streak.The Braves swept the three-game series...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-17/braves-complete-sweep
Braves topple A's again

...runs with three hits, Julio Teheran threw six strong innings and the Atlanta Braves edged the suddenly struggling Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Saturday night.The A's, who began the day with the best record in the majors, matched their worst skid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-16/braves-topple-again
Former Augusta GreenJackets Brandon Moss and Jon Lester visit Atlanta as teammates

ATLANTA - Baseball sometimes has a way of creating a circle effect on the paths of teammates and careers.Oakland Athletics teammates Brandon Moss and Jon Lester can speak to the positive results of this effect.While Moss impacted Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-16/former-augusta-greenjack
Series shows hitting differences between Braves, Athletics

ATLANTA - Although the Oakland Athletics are in an offensive funk that has resulted in six losses in the past seven games, the weekend series against the Atlanta Braves...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-08-17/series-shows
Pace of play among issues for next baseball commissioner Rob Manfred

...along to Manfred, who under the Major League Constitution will receive a term of at least three years.? The Oakland Athletics' hope to build a ballpark in San Jose, Calif. ? territory of the San Francisco Giants ? remains stalled in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-15/pace-play-among-issues-n
Braves' offense breaks out in win over A's

...up his challenge at the plate.Freeman hit a three-run homer, one of four by Atlanta, and the Braves beat the Oakland Athletics 7-2 on Friday night in the opening game of the interleague series.Justin Upton and Evan Gattis hit homers off...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-15/braves-offense-breaks-ou
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
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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