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69-93, 5th in AL West

Remembering two A's playoff debuts

With Julio Urias set to become the youngest starter in postseason history on Wednesday, David Schoenfield looks back at the other 10 youngest pitchers to start a playoff game. Two Athletics -- Bullet Joe Bush (20 years, 316 days) in 1913 and Chief Bender (21 years, 158 days) in 1905 -- make the list, with each posting a complete-game win in a World Series game. A talented group (Insider)

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Chip Hale named Athletics' third-base coach

The Athletics announced the hiring of Chip Hale, who served as their bench coach prior to managing the Diamondbacks, as their new third-base coach on Tuesday.

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Barreto has big day in AFL

No. 1 Athletics prospect Franklin Barreto went 4-for-4 with a double, two runs scored, two RBIs, two stolen bases and a walk hitting leadoff for the Mesa Solar Sox in Arizona Fall League action on Tuesday. Box score

Salary arbitration projections: Athletics

All estimates via Matt Swartz and MLB Trade Rumors' projection model:

  • Danny Valencia - $5.3 million
  • Yonder Alonso - $4.1 million
  • Khris Davis - $5.0 million
  • Stephen Vogt - $3.7 million
  • Sonny Gray - $3.7 million
  • Liam Hendriks - $1.0 million
  • MLBTradeRumors.com

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Franklin Barreto disappointing in AFL

One of baseball's top prospects, Barreto has proven susceptible to outside sliders and is even making mistakes on defense, which is usually one of his strengths, Keith Law writes. Law: More AFL scouting notes (Insider)

Remembering Campaneris' LCS heroics

Few people could have predicted Miguel Montero's pinch-hit grand slam on Saturday, but was it the most unlikely in LCS history? Bert Campaneris, who had a mere 27 extra-base hits in 151 games in 1973, could claim the title for his blast in Game 3 of that year's ALCS. Schoenfield: Improbable LCS homers

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Two Athletics solid in AFL action

Top prospect Franklin Barreto went 2-for-5 with two RBIs and two runs scored for the Mesa Solar Sox of the Arizona Fall League on Friday. Frankie Montas, acquired from the Dodgers in the Rich Hill/Josh Reddick trade, threw three scoreless innings, striking out one. Box score

Barreto K's three times in AFL debut

Franklin Barreto, the Athletics' No. 1 prospect and the key to the Josh Donaldson trade, struck out three times while batting second for the Mesa Solar Sox of the Arizona Fall League on Wednesday. Box score

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Hank Aaron Award finalists: AL West

The Hank Aaron Award is given annually to a player recognized as the most outstanding offensive performer in his league. Fans can vote for their selections on MLB.com or on Twitter. Here are the nominees for each AL West team:

  • Houston Astros: Jose Altuve
  • Los Angeles Angels: Mike Trout
  • Oakland Athletics: Khris Davis
  • Seattle Mariners: Nelson Cruz
  • Texas Rangers: Adrian Beltre

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Worst home attendance in 2016

  • Tampa Bay Rays - 1.29 million
  • Oakland Athletics - 1.52 million
  • Cleveland Indians - 1.59 million
  • MLB attendance figures

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Healy earns Rookie of the Month honors

Ryon Healy was named the AL Rookie of the Month for September after batting .355 with 19 runs scored, nine doubles, seven home runs and 19 RBIs. This is his first career monthly award. MLB.com

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Athletics' longest homers of 2016

All distances calculated by ESPN's Home Run Tracker:

  • Khris Davis - 473 feet (9/12)
  • Ryon Healy - 472 feet (9/15)
  • Ryon Healy - 453 feet (9/13)
  • Danny Valencia - 451 feet (5/28)
  • Khris Davis - 448 feet (4/27)

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Athletics finish near cellar of rankings

The A's ended the season in last place in the AL West for the second straight year and fell two losses short of the No. 2 pick in the draft. Instead, they'll be picking sixth. Week 26 Power Rankings

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What's next for the Athletics?

With Oakland missing the postseason yet again, Jim Bowden lays out three objectives for the team this offseason. Among the priorities is improving the defense and getting key players healthy. To-do lists for eliminated teams (Insider)

Lineup: Athletics (68-93) at Mariners (86-75)

  • 1. Marcus Semien, SS (R)
  • 2. Joey Wendle, 2B (L)
  • 3. Stephen Vogt, DH (L)
  • 4. Ryon Healy, 3B (R)
  • 5. Yonder Alonso, 1B (L)
  • 6. Bruce Maxwell, C (L)
  • 7. Brett Eibner, CF (R)
  • 8. Matt Olson, RF (L)
  • 9. Jake Smolinski, LF (R)
  • SP: Sean Manaea, RHP

Jim Caple ESPN Senior Writer 

Mariners lose 9-8 in 10 innings to Oakland, knocking them out of the wild card race. Their postseason drought is now 15 years, longest active in majors. But at least fans got to enjoy a shot at the postseason the final weekend, which is better than has been the case many past years.

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What's the story of the 2016 A's?

The Athletics will finish last in the AL West, but at least Khris Davis' bat provided some excitement. Jayson Stark looks back on the defining themes, numbers and memories of Oakland's regular season. Beyond the Ivy

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.24626th
On Base Percentage.30428th
Slugging Percentage.39526th
Earned Run Average4.5125th
Quality Starts69Tied-18th

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