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Yokoso, Nori Aoki!

The Giants finally made a move to do something about the left field hole.  WHEW!  They signed Nori Aoki from the Royals to a 1 year, $4 million deal, including $1.5 million in performance bonuses and a club option for 2016.  938 more words

A's Claim Jeff Francis Off Waivers

An interesting move was made by Billy Beane and the Athletics brass today as they claimed lefty-Canadian hurler Jeff Francis off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds. 327 more words

A's Roster

Blanks Deal Brokered; Barton Bounced

They say where there is smoke there is fire, and alas again today that is true – especially in San Diego, I suppose. The rumors of a… 460 more words

A's Roster

An Opening Series to Remember

The past few days have been a whirlwind of excitement and just about every other emotion of happiness. For years I’ve watched Opening Series events on TV from around the globe, always watching in jealousy, vowing to one day go. 928 more words

2004 and lessons for 2014

In 2004 the M’s were coming into the new season after consecutive 93 win, no playoff appearance seasons.  But there was hope for the new year. 739 more words

Correia Frustrates Rangers As Twins Win 4-2

ARLINGTON (AP) — Kevin Correia pitched seven strong innings and the Minnesota Twins clinched their first series victory at Texas in four years, beating the AL West-leading Rangers 4-2 on Sunday. 616 more words


Pierzynski's HR Helps Beat Mariners 8-3

SEATTLE (AP) — When August started, Travis Blackley was a reliever on the worst team in the majors. Now he’s starting for the AL West leaders. 665 more words