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OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 05: Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Houston Astros during the first inning at O.co Coliseum on September 5, 2013 in Oakland, California.

Athletics Need Sonny Gray To Show Off Masterful Curveball

The Oakland A’s, bitten by the injury bug, need to lean on starting pitcher Sonny Gray even more than expected.

03/21/2014

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Carroll, WCU Product Gailey Throwing Well In Texas

Frank Gailey has made a lot of stops during his seven-year pro baseball career. From Florida to Reading to Michigan and now Texas, Gailey has been all over the map. But no matter the setting, Gailey has always done a great job of getting people out.

08/07/2013

Vince Voiro (credit: Beloit Snappers)

Penn’s Voiro Climbing Ladder In A’s Organization

Vince Voiro is adjusting to a new approach to pitching in his second season as a pro after being selected by the Oakland A’s in the 15th round of the 2012 Draft.

06/18/2013

Oakland Athletics v Cleveland Indians

MLB Says Umpires Blew Home Run Call, Won’t Reverse It

MLB executive vice president Joe Torre said an “improper call” was made in the ninth inning of Wednesday’s game between the Indians and Athletics.

05/09/2013

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Verlander Pitches Tigers Past A’s, Back To ALCS

The reigning AL Cy Young Award winner and MVP backed up his credentials in the biggest moment of the season Thursday night, throwing a four-hitter in the decisive Game 5 to get the Tigers back to the AL championship series for a second straight year with a 6-0 victory over the overachieving Oakland Athletics.

10/12/2012

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A’s Rally Past Tigers 4-3 To Force Game 5

Seth Smith hit a game-tying, two-run double off closer Jose Valverde in the ninth inning, Coco Crisp capped Oakland’s rally with a two-out RBI single, and the A’s staved off elimination for a second straight night with a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers in Game 4 Wednesday night.

10/11/2012

Penn v Lafayette Baseball

Penn’s Voiro Nabbed in MLB Draft by Oakland

Tuesday proved to be a special day for University of Pennsylvania RHP Vince Voiro as he was selected in the 15th round (469th overall) of the MLB Draft by the Oakland A’s.

06/06/2012

Billy Beane (Photo by Michael Zagaris/Sports Illustrated/Getty Images)

Billy Beane Discusses ‘Moneyball’ Principles At Free Villanova Seminar Friday

“It really is about having to do a lot with a little — being creative, being thoughtful, as well as using analytics.”

02/09/2012