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A’s, Mariners play doubleheader despite ‘very unhealthy’ air

Seats are shown with cutout photos of fans during a baseball game at T-Mobile Park, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, in Seattle. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, games are being played without fans in attendance, but the Mariners allowed people to purchase photos to place in the seats, and if a foul ball makes it to […]

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Report: Oakland A’s trade for Texas Rangers starter

Texas Rangers left hander Mike Minor has been traded to the Oakland Athletics, according to ESPN’s Jeff Passan. Texas Rangers left hander Mike Minor has been traded to the Oakland Athletics, according to ESPN’s Jeff Passan. Photo: Tom Pennington / Getty Images Photo: Tom Pennington / Getty Images Texas Rangers left hander Mike Minor has […]

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A’s announce positive coronavirus test, game vs. Astros postponed

The Oakland Athletics and the Houston Astros stand together in a moment of silence before leaving the field without playing their scheduled baseball game in a protest of racial injustice Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, in Houston. (Kevin M. Cox/The Galveston County Daily News via AP) less The Oakland Athletics and the Houston Astros stand together […]

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Laureano, Cintron suspended in A’s-Astros kerfuffle

Oakland Athletics’ Ramon Laureano (22) charges the Houston Astros dugout after being hit by a pitch thrown by Humberto Castellanos in the seventh inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in Oakland, Calif. less Oakland Athletics’ Ramon Laureano (22) charges the Houston Astros dugout after being hit by a pitch thrown by Humberto […]

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Did an insult about his mother provoke Laureano’s charge?

We don’t know yet what provoked Ramón Laureano’s headlong dash toward the Astros’ dugout Sunday, but at least one report suggested that Houston’s hitting coach made a nasty comment about Laureano’s mother. “…a person I respect has been told that the A’s Ramón Laureano charged toward Alex Cintron because Cintron mentioned Laureano’s mother in a […]

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A’s Laureano charges Astros hitting coach who goaded him after he’s plunked a second time

Oakland Athletics and Texas Rangers scuffle after Athletics’ Ramon Laureano charged the dugout after being hit by a pitch thrown by Astros’ Humberto Castellanos during the seventh inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) less Oakland Athletics and Texas Rangers scuffle after Athletics’ Ramon Laureano charged the […]

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So many bad things happened to the Astros Friday night vs. the A’s

The Houston Astros had a Friday night to forget in Oakland. While the coronavirus pandemic robbed A’s fans of their chance to boo and heckle the team whose sign-stealing cheating scandal dominated the MLB offseason up until said pandemic, some fans found ways to shame the Astros regardless. One fan went through the trouble of […]

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Past footage supports Ryan Christenson’s ‘karate chop’ defense of Nazi salute

FILE – Bench Coach Ryan Christenson #29 of the Oakland Athletics stands in the dugout prior to the game against the San Francisco Giants at Oracle Park on August 14, 2019 in San Francisco, California. FILE – Bench Coach Ryan Christenson #29 of the Oakland Athletics stands in the dugout prior to the game against […]

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Oakland A’s coach Ryan Christenson says apparent Nazi salute was ‘not intentional’

FILE: Bench Coach Ryan Christenson #29 of the Oakland Athletics stands in the dugout during the game against the Texas Rangers at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on April 22, 2019 in Oakland. FILE: Bench Coach Ryan Christenson #29 of the Oakland Athletics stands in the dugout during the game against the Texas Rangers at the […]

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Oakland A’s fan cutout of Astros mascot in trash can goes viral

Oakland A’s fan Bryan Johansen poses with the three cardboard cutouts he placed in the stands at the Oakland Colisuem. Oakland A’s fan Bryan Johansen poses with the three cardboard cutouts he placed in the stands at the Oakland Colisuem. Photo: Bryan Johansen Oakland A’s fan Bryan Johansen poses with the three cardboard cutouts he […]