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Around the Horn: Semien brings pop to shortstop

This is the fourth of a multipart Around the Horn series that features a position-by-position look at the A’s projected starters and backup options heading into the 2017 season. Previously: 2B | 1B¬†| C Who’s at shortstop? Marcus Semien made g

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Around the Horn: Second thoughts for A’s

The multipart Around the Horn series, which features a position-by-position look at Oakland’s projected starters and backup options heading into the season, turns its focus to second base. Who’s on second? Jed Lowrie, if he’s healthy, bu

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Sources: A’s reach out to Trumbo

The Oakland Athletics have reached out to free-agent slugger Mark Trumbo, sources told MLB Network insider Jon Heyman on Wednesday. The power-seeking A’s have turned their attention Trumbo, who led the Major Leagues with 47 home runs last season, af

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Davis returns to Oakland on one-year deal

The Athletics have reached a one-year deal with free-agent outfielder Rajai Davis to return to the Bay Area, the club announced Tuesday. Davis, who spent last season with the Indians, played for the A’s from 2008-10. To clear a spot on the 40-man ro

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A’s, Davis reportedly agree to one-year deal

The A’s have reached a one-year, $6 million deal with free-agent outfielder Rajai Davis to return to the Bay Area, according to a report by Yahoo Sports. Davis played for Oakland from 2008-10, and he spent last season with the Indians. The A’s

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Around the Horn: Who’s on first for A’s?

The multipart Around the Horn series, which features a position-by-position look at Oakland’s projected starters and backup options heading into the season, begins at first base. Who’s on first? The A’s opted to hang on to Yonder Alonso

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A’s Nunez among top winter league performers

There were high expectations for Stone Garrett ahead of his 2016 full-season debut with Class A Greensboro. However, the Marlins’ No. 7 prospect would appear in only 35 games before a practical joke by then-teammate Josh Naylor resulted in right thu

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A’s will be patient piecing together young core

OAKLAND — An Oakland club that enjoyed three consecutive postseason appearances is now mired in a difficult stretch, having compiled fewer than 70 wins in each of the last two seasons. The A’s hope for better in 2017, though contending could b

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Khrushed it: Davis a bright spot for A’s in 2016

OAKLAND — The A’s endured more difficulties in 2016, sustaining their second consecutive last-place American League West finish in a season marred by injuries and inconsistencies, with few bright spots chronicled along the way. The growing pai

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