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MLB: A’s Keep Doolittle Long-term

The Oakland A’s have signed Sean Doolittle to a long term deal. The deal goes through the 2018 season with options in 2019,2020. For more information on this story visit: Aaron Gleeman, Hardball Talk


A Controversial Solution To The Tommy John Epidemic In Baseball

Some of the top pitchers in the game are having lost seasons in 2014 due to having Tommy John surgery, and increasing epidemic in the baseball world.


Report: Joe Blanton Set To Retire From Baseball

News of a pitcher retiring slipped under the radar for most folks yesterday. Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reported that Joe Blanton decided to retire. While no official announcement has been made, Blanton has spent the 2014


A’s Remove Jim Johnson As Their Closer

Jim Johnson's early struggles have removed him from the closer's role for Oakland.


Jim Johnson Is Finished As Athletics’ Closer

After a nightmarish start to the 2014 season, Athletics reliever Jim Johnson has been removed from

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Chris Gimenez Considering Return To Rays Organization

Chris Gimenez considering return to Rays organization.


VIDEO: First Base Bag Makes Great Play

Sometimes, first basemen make great plays. Sometimes, first-base bags make great plays. The latter happened during Sunday’s Mariners-A’s game: Your browser does not support iframes. As you can see, the base stopped a Kyle Seager grounder headed down the


Monday Notes: A’s Activate Ryan Cook From DL

Oakland has another option if closer Jim Johnson continues to struggle, activating Ryan Cook from the disabled list after the right-hander missed the first week of the season with a strained shoulder. Cook has been one of the best


MLB: A’s-Mariners Game Postponed Due To “Poor Conditions”

Although the skys in California were blue, the game between the Oakland A’s and the Seattle Mariners was postponed. The reason? Poor fielding conditions. Apparently, the infield wasn’t covered as the A’s staff didn’t expect as much rain as

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Baseball Fan Faceplants to Catch Foul Ball (GIF)

Baseball fans should start wearing protective gear to enjoy a day at the ballpark if they keep diving and jumping for balls. It’s getting dangerous. On Wednesday afternoon, a gentleman at the Oakland A’s-Cleveland Indians game sacrificed his body