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Texas Tough: Homerin’ A’s finish sweep of the Rangers with 6-1 win

September 15, 2019

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By Morris Phillips Winning the final six games of a seven-game road trip was exactly what the playoff-hopeful A’s needed to move clear of the Indians and Rays in the hunt for the top wild card spot in the American League. Except that it wasn’t. Now 30 games above .500 for the first time all […]

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A’s beat the Rangers 8-6 on Saturday night, but it might’ve been a costly win

September 15, 2019

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By Charlie O. Mallonee The Oakland Athletics won their fifth consecutive game on Saturday night in Texas as they downed the Rangers 8-6. The victory keeps the A’s in sole possession of the AL Wild Card Slot #1 by 1/2 game over the Tampa Bay Rays. The other Wild Card contender — the Cleveland Indians […]

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The A’s devour the Tigers 10-2 on Saturday night in Oakland

September 7, 2019

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By Charlie O. Mallonee @Charlieo1320 Oakland — The Oakland Athletics (83-59) did exactly what they had to do on Saturday night – beat up on a lesser opponent. The “Rooted in Oakland” crew demolished the lowly Detroit Tigers (42-99) by the score of 10-2. The Tigers have the worst record in all of Major League Baseball […]

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Giants crush A’s 10-5 in game three of the Bay Bridge Series 2

August 24, 2019

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by Charlie O. Mallonee OAKLAND — The A’s literally snatched defeat out of the jaws of victory on Saturday night as they watched a 4-2 lead going into the top of the eighth inning be wiped out when the San Francisco exploded for eight runs on seven hits off five Oakland pitchers. It was simply a […]

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A’s make it three wins in a row over the Astros with a big 8-4 victory on Saturday

August 17, 2019

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by Charlie O. Mallonee Oakland — A’s starting pitcher Chris Bassitt had to throw 31 pitches to get out of the top of the first against the Houston Astros on Saturday afternoon. That usually means two things: The chances of that starting pitcher being in the game after the fifth inning is almost nil. In fact, […]

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A’s come up short on the South Side on Saturday night, lose to the Sox 3-2

August 11, 2019

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By Charlie O. Mallonee The Oakland Athletics (66-51) lost to the Chicago White Sox (52-63) 3-2 on Saturday in Game two of their three-game series. The A’s were held scoreless until the top of the ninth inning when they scored to two runs on an unusual play. With two out and Alex Colome on the […]

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Fiers is on fire, leads the A’s to an 8-3 victory over the Cardinals on Saturday

August 3, 2019

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By Charlie O. Mallonee The Oakland Athletics have become the St. Louis Cardinals’ worst nightmare. Back in June, the A’s swept their two-game series in St. Louis. On Saturday night, the A’s never trailed in game one of the two-game series in Oakland. The Athletics jumped on the Cardinals early on Saturday night when they […]

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A’s end their losing streak beating the Rangers 5-4 in a wild game Saturday night

July 27, 2019

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All photos by Charlie O Mallonee Sports Radio Service by Charlie O. Mallonee Oakland — The Athletics had lost three straight games going into their contest on Saturday night with the Texas Rangers. More importantly, the A’s were no longer in possession of a Wild Card Playoff slot. Yes, there is slightly over two months of […]

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A’s score early and often in destroying the ChiSox 13-2 on Saturday

July 13, 2019

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by Charlie O. Mallonee Oakland — The A’s continued their winning ways on Saturday as they won for the eighth time in their last 10 games dominating the Chicago White Sox (42-46) 13-2. Oakland put seven runs up on the board in the first inning. That was the first time the Athletics had done that since […]

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Headline Sports podcast with London Marq: All-Star Game? A’s Hendriks and Giants’ Smith both give up the home run ball in relief; A’s Chapman scores on DP ball

July 10, 2019

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Photo credit: @athletics_fanly On the Headline Sports podcast with London: #1 After all the talk about the home run ball and plenty of them, the All-Star Game in Cleveland was a low scoring affair before the American League scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh to make it 4-1. Earlier, the American League […]

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