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  • Parity provides hope along with mediocrity

     Parity provides hope along with mediocrity
    MINNEAPOLIS — Parity has been one of the biggest stories of baseball's first half, with almost everyone still in the wild-card hunt. "Parity is good," White Sox manager Robin Ventura said recently. "More people are in it. Hope is always good."...
  • MLB team-by-team midterm grades

    The Sports Xchange By Rick Kaplan, The Sports Xchange MLB team-by-team midterm grades With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals. The American League West is home to the...
  • Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet

    Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet
    With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals. The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
  • Athletics midseason report: Setting up for run

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH They would never admit it publicly, but you have to know Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane and manager Bob Melvin aren't bothered at all to see the Los Angeles Angels of...
  • Canseco makes appearance at Athletics' O.co Coliseum

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Oakland Athletics kicked off a two-day reunion Friday for their 1989 World Series championship team, and Jose Canseco made his first appearance at the O.co...
  • Poor outing for Kazmir

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH NEW YORK -- Just because Oakland Athletics left-hander Scott Kazmir may have been due for a hiccup didn't make it any less surprising to witness for manager Bob Melvin. Kazmir, whose...
  • Davis' slam adds new chapter to Tigers-A's rivalry

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH DETROIT -- The Oakland-Detroit rivalry shows signs of getting some flavor to it. The Athletics and Tigers met in each of the last two postseasons, with Detroit coming out on top both...
  • A's O'Flaherty reinstated from DL

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Oakland Athletics bullpen got deeper and, presumably, better Thursday, and the improvement had nothing to do with a midseason trade. Left-hander Eric O'...
  • Rich get richer as A's reportedly acquire Samardzija

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- The pitching rich Oakland Athletics just got a whole lot wealthier. The A's reportedly acquired Chicago Cubs starters Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel in a...
  • A's to be well represented at All-Star Game

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- Going into this season, the Oakland Athletics hadn't had a position player make the American League All-Star team since catcher Ramon Hernandez in 2003, hadn't...
  • A's Cespedes to defend derby crown

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- It's official. Oakland Athletics left fielder Yonenis Cespedes will defend his title at the Home Run Derby on Monday night at Target Field, on the eve of the All-...