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  • Oakland Athletics - PlayerWatch

    C Derek Norris can expect a busy few days with the Los Angeles Angels starting left-handers in the first two games of the American League West showdown Friday and Saturday. Norris sat and watched left-handed-hitting John Jaso get the start Wednesday against the New York Mets. But instead of getting the full day off that manager Bob Melvin hoped, Norris had to be pressed into action late in a game the A's were losing. Norris went 0-for-2, once grounding into a double play.
  • Is the July 31 trade deadline overrated?

    Is the July 31 trade deadline overrated?
    Major league teams obsess throughout the month of July about the deadline for making trades without passing players through waivers, then some of them sacrifice their best young talent for the prospect of some instant postseason gratification. There...

    BBO-PLAYER-NEWS-WIRE - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange 08/21/2014 MLB Note - New York Mets Niese, Jon LHP Jonathon Niese takes his unbeaten lifetime record against the Los Angeles Dodgers to the mound Friday night in the opener of a three-game series. The left-hander has made five...

    Mets 8, Athletics 5

    (Updated: UPDATES standings, 3RD graph) Mets 8, Athletics 5: Lucas Duda clubbed a three-run homer and visiting New York scored seven of its eight runs with two outs to earn a split of the two-game series. Zack Wheeler (9-8) won his sixth...

    Oakland Athletics - TeamReport

    MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Oakland A's announced a change in their rotation Tuesday, then didn't start All-Stars Josh Donaldson and Derek Norris on Wednesday. Both things were done with the upcoming three-...