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Lester-Cespedes Trade: The Long And Short Of It

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To me -- and I know fans' views on this differ a ton -- the mark of the best General Managing is the ability to keep the organization potentially strong now and strong later, to be able to take the...

Unmitigated excitement is totally allowed

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Forget about 2015. The A's just traded a roughly three-win outfielder for an ace. Their fourth ace. Oakland's front four is as follows, in no particular order because everyone on this list is a...

Lester to debut Saturday on Cespedes t-shirt night

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Well that's awkward.

Making sense of the A's deadline deals

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Yoenis Cespedes and Tommy Milone are out. Jon Lester, Jonny Gomes, and Sam Fuld are in. What does it all mean?

The road to the WS still runs through Detroit

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Early (very early) this morning, the A's were the hands-down favorites to win the ALCS. Later this morning, they became the slam-dunk, anything-else-would-be-a-huge-upset favorites to win the ALCS....

Not done yet? A's fielding calls on Jason Hammel

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Billy Beane might not be done quite yet. This is, after all, what happens when you put together a team with four bona fide aces and another plus starter in Jesse Chavez — quality pitchers like...

Goodbye, Yo, and Thanks For All The Memories

Breaking news in Oakland as Yoenis Cespedes has been traded away and the A's and the fans try to find a way to say goodbye to the glitz and glamor of this larger-than-life player.

Tommy Milone traded to Twins for Sam Fuld

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The Athletics had Fuld in April but waived him.

Lester and Gomes to A's for Cespedes

Alex Speier and Jeff Passan report that a trade has been completed moving Red Sox left-handed pitcher Jon Lester, outfielder Jonny Gomes, and cash to the Oakland Athletics in exchange for Yoenis...

Open Thread: MLB Trade Deadline

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It's deadline day. Let's talk about it!

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