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Venditte Joins Oakland

The big news coming out of Oakland on Wednesday was the signing of free agent Billy Butler. The splash that the transaction left may have overshadowed another signing: minor league pitcher… 255 more words

Team Grades: Any Given Thursday? Raiders Finally Win First Game Of 2014

By Sam McPherson

Anyone who claims they saw this one coming is lying.

The Oakland Raiders won their first game of the 2014 NFL season Thursday night at home against the Kansas City Chiefs, and all it took was the best effort the offense has seen all year—followed by a defensive stand that was just good enough. 888 more words

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Team Grades: Any Given Thursday? Raiders Finally Win First Game Of 2014

By Sam McPherson

Anyone who claims they saw this one coming is lying.

The Oakland Raiders won their first game of the 2014 NFL season Thursday night at home against the Kansas City Chiefs, and all it took was the best effort the offense has seen all year—followed by a defensive stand that was just good enough. 925 more words

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Team Grades: Any Given Thursday? Raiders Finally Win First Game Of 2014

By Sam McPherson

Anyone who claims they saw this one coming is lying.

The Oakland Raiders won their first game of the 2014 NFL season Thursday night at home against the Kansas City Chiefs, and all it took was the best effort the offense has seen all year—followed by a defensive stand that was just good enough. 887 more words

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The Braves are a "dark horse" for Yasmany Tomas

On the day that the Braves are meeting with Jon Lester, they are being connected with another guy that, frankly, it seems like a stretch to think they’ll sign: Yasmany Tomas. 114 more words

AFL Recap: Robertson's Impressive Encore

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Athletics’ farmhand Daniel Robertson concluded his Arizona Fall League with a .301/.398/.356 stat line. The infielder played 20 games at shortstop during the exclusive offseason league, recording team-high marks in hits (22) and runs scored (13). 144 more words

A's sign switch-pitcher Pat Venditte, invite him to spring training

Here’s some interesting news:

Client @PatVenditte has signed a minor league deal w/an invitation to #mlb spring training with the @Athletics. @MiLB @mlb @Yankees…

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