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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
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
Overtime

...Wright had 18 points for LeMoyne-Owen (8-3, 4-0 SIAC). BaseballA's land Zobrist, Escobar in dealThe Oakland Athletics acquired infielders Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar, a former Atlanta Brave, from the Tampa Bay Rays for catcher...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/gru/2015-01-10/overtime
Area baseball talent gathers to support former Evans, Augusta State's Matt Blume

...between the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins minor league systems.Beasley got his first taste of pro ball in the Oakland Athletics system after getting drafted in the 30th round this past June. The Harlem and USC Aiken product said he grew up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-27/area-baseball-talent-gat