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“A Shark In Bay Waters” - Jeff Samardzija Finally Finds His Way Out West

By Connor Buestad (connorbuestad@gmail.com)

Whether you like it or not, the Bay Area has never quite been a hotbed for college football. Conventional wisdom attributes this truth to the fact that there is “too much to do” around San Francisco and Oakland to expect fans to spend every Saturday of the fall tailgating from dawn til dusk. 1,147 more words


American League West Will Have Best Division Finish In 2014

With the second half of the 2014 season now in full swing, division races will begin to heat up. Soon, magic numbers will start to appear for teams looking to play in the postseason. 404 more words


MLB pre-Trade Deadline recap

Year in and year out the Major League baseball “trade deadline” promises a flurry of high-level activity, and delivers just a fraction thereof. For the second time in two seasons rumors involving the Rockies Troy Tulowitzki simmer behind the scenes, but will almost certainly produce nothing as Tulo makes his annual trip to the DL. 513 more words


Moss Powers A's Past Astros 13-1

A warm day helped Brandon Moss reach another milestone and it helped Jeff Samardzija enjoy even more run support.

Moss hit a grand slam and the Oakland Athletics gave Samardzija more run support than he has had all season in a 13-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Thursday. 633 more words


To catch A's, Angels must overcome schedule ...

The Angels and A’s are each playing their 100th game tonight, and when the day began, Oakland’s lead in the American League West remained at two. 268 more words

Levine: Barney Never Regained 2011, '12 Form

By Bruce Levine-

(CBS) Only two players from the 2010 Cubs remain on the current squad after it was announced Tuesday that Darwin Barney was designated for assignment. 482 more words