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Elephant Rumblings: A’s surge back to .500 after sweep of Cleveland

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Today in Baseball History:

  • 1906 — In Oakland‚ the San Francisco Seals play the first Pacific Coast League game in the Bay Area since the earthquake‚ beating the Fresno Raisin Pickers‚ 4 - 3. A new ballpark will be ready for the Seals by the start of next season.
  • 2011 — Brian Fuentes of the A’s falls to 1-7, dropping his fourth straight decision. He becomes the third reliever (since at least 1920) to lose 7 times in his team’s first 50 games - Gene Garber and Jim Kern had previously done so.

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