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2017 Schedule
16-15
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1dJoe Peta

Predicting Athletics' 2017 record

For the past two seasons, Joe Peta has been optimistic about the Oakland Athletics, but will that change with a new roster heading into 2017?

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1d

BBTN: Cards' Plans For Molina, Cubs' Kasper, Indians' Hamilton

Buster Olney talks to Keith Law about Jose Canseco joining the A's broadcast booth, the Cardinals' plans with Yadier Molina and more. Plus, some "Inside Heat" on the Cubs from broadcaster Len Kasper and a check-in on the Indians from PxP voice Tom Hamilton.

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2dDan Szymborski, Special to ESPN.com

Should MLB's bad clubs just tank?

As the 2013 Astros proved, tearing things down can lead to a faster turnaround on and off the field for losing teams. Should the A's look to follow suit?

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3d

A's Cotton enjoys bounce-back spring start

Right-hander Jharel Cotton rebounded from a subpar outing against Seattle, striking out seven and allowing one run over 5 2/3 innings as his Athletics beat the Brewers 11-1 on Sunday.

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12d

A's OF Smolinski has right shoulder surgery

Oakland Athletics outfielder Jake Smolinski had an arthroscopic procedure Thursday on his right shoulder to repair his labrum and will be in a sling for the next four weeks.

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Jim Bowden

Worry about Sonny Gray's spring struggles

Gray's stock couldn't have been higher after 2015, but last year's disastrous season and his injury this spring have his value approaching rock bottom.

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19d

A's manager exits Arizona for personal matter

Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin has left spring training to tend to a personal matter. Bench coach Mark Kotsay will manage the A's during Melvin's absence.

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19d

BBTN: Division Race X Factors, Mariners' Dipoto

A chat with Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto follows Buster Olney's discussion with Karl Ravech and Justin Havens about Sonny Gray's health, X factors in each division and more. Plus, Doug Glanville lends perspective on Tim Tebow and rules changes.

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20d

A's lose ace Gray indefinitely to lat strain

Oakland Athletics ace Sonny Gray will begin the season on the disabled list with a lat strain and has been shut down from throwing for the next three weeks.

Eric Karabell ESPN Senior Writer 

A's RHP Sonny Gray likely to start season on DL with lat strain. Few in fantasy world were viewing him as top-60 starter. Hard to invest at all now in standard.

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31dBradford Doolittle

A's Problem Projection: Defensive Runs Saved

Oakland is projected to finish dead-last in Defensive Runs Saved by a wide margin. Can new additions Trevor Plouffe and Rajai Davis shore things up?

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31d

A's ace Gray denied WBC insurance coverage

Oakland A's ace Sonny Gray won't pitch in the WBC because he was denied insurance coverage for the event. The company that insures players cited Gray's lack of innings after his August DL return.

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40d

Swisher, 2 years after last MLB game, retires

Nick Swisher has officially retired from baseball after a 12-year major league playing career that included a World Series title with the Yankees.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs65328th
Batting Average.24626th
On Base Percentage.30428th
Slugging Percentage.39526th
Earned Run Average4.5125th
Quality Starts69Tied-18th
WHIP1.3415th
BAA.26322nd

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