Oakland Athletics

Kyler Murray
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February 11, 2019 - 1:38 pm
Being a two-sport professional athlete is incredibly difficult, which meant Kyler Murray had a decision to make. Murray won the Heisman Trophy in 2018 with Oklahoma, but last year also saw him get selected ninth overall by the Oakland Athletics in the MLB draft. Murray had to choose between...
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Jeurys Familia
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December 17, 2018 - 3:44 pm
The Mets essentially loaned Jeurys Familia to the Oakland Athletics for the end of the 2018 season. Familia began the campaign in New York's bullpen, but he was traded to the Bay Area on July 21 for Will Toffey and Bobby Wahl. The Dominican right-hander was solid for the A's despite not pitching as...
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Bob Mevlin and Brian Snitker -- USA TODAY Sports
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November 13, 2018 - 7:24 pm
By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Oakland's Bob Melvin was voted Manager of the Year for the third time, winning the American League honor after leading the Athletics to the playoffs despite the lowest opening-day payroll in the major leagues. Atlanta's Brian Snitker won the National League...
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October 04, 2018 - 2:58 pm
An Oakland Athletics fan got beer dumped on him in the bleachers at the Wild Card game at Yankee Stadium. It seemed to be for no reason at all, but for the fact that he was a fan of the opposing team. The video went viral and the A's are stepping up to get him some new gear.
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Giancarlo Stanton
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Mike Francesa
October 03, 2018 - 6:35 pm
Not many people know the New York Yankees better than Joe Girardi. Girardi was the Yanks' manager for nine years and led the team to within a game of the World Series last season. Aaron Boone is in charge this year, but Girardi embraced his current role as an analyst on MLB Network when he joined...
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