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  1. Bold general managers Billy Beane and Dave Dombrowski go for it o...

    Jayson Stark

    The A's and Tigers, teams with win-the-World Series dreams, were fearless on a wild deadline day, Jayson Stark writes.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2014
  2. Justin Verlander says Oakland Athletics' trade for Jeff Samardzij...

    Justin Verlander says Oakland Athletics completed Friday's blockbuster trade with Chicago Cubs with beating Detroit Tigers in playoffs in mind

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2014
  3. Oakland Athletics exercise option for CF Coco Crisp

    Coco Crisp makes the Oakland Athletics go from the top of the order, and figures to be doing so again in 2014.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2013
  4. Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera showing encouraging signs a...

    Jim Caple

    His power sapped by injuries down the stretch, Detroit's Miguel Cabrera is showing signs that may be ready to resume his slugging ways.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2013
  5. The Unfaltering, Inexorable, and Victorious Detroit Tigers Are AL...

    Michael Baumann

    Five thoughts from the Detroit Tigers' decisive 3-0 victory over the Oakland Athletics in Game 5 of the ALDS. 1. Justin Verlander Is Still Justin Verlander Justin Verlander won the Cy Young in 2011, and he should have won it again last year. Th...

    Blog | October 11, 2013
  6. PEDs, baseball fans and hypocrisy

    Jim Caple

    We jeer the PED users on those other teams, but cheer the abusers who play for our hometown nine. Off Base says we can't have it both ways.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2013
  7. Why each team can win it all

    David Schoenfield

    With help from the blog network writers, here are reasons each team can win the World Series. St. Louis Cardinals 1. A potent, balanced lineup. The Cardinals had the best on-base percentage in baseball, including four starters -- Matt Holliday, J...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  8. 2011 ALCS -- Texas Rangers advance to World Series

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Rangers punched their ticket to the World Series for the second straight year, knocking out the Tigers in ALCS Game 6.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2011
  9. Oakland Athletics name Bob Melvin permanent manager

    Bob Melvin is Billy Beane's new man to lead the Athletics for the long haul, or so Oakland's general manager hopes.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2011
  10. Oakland Athletics hire Phil Garner as special adviser

    Former manager Phil Garner is now a special adviser to the Athletics, his first major league club.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2011
  11. Oakland Athletics fire manager Bob Geren amid nine-game skid

    With his banged-up team mired in a nine-game losing streak and rampant speculation about the tenuous status of manager Bob Geren, general manager Billy Beane felt he had no other choice than to make a change at skipper.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2011
  12. A's GM Beane, team president Crowley get 7-year deals

    Athletics general manager Billy Beane, the architect behind Oakland's four division titles since 2000, was rewarded with a seven-year contract extension Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2007
  13. Beane: A's should have a manager by week's end

    Athletics general manager Billy Beane plans to announce Oakland's new manager by week's end, saying Tuesday he had yet to choose between the three remaining candidates.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2006
  14. Hershiser to interview for A's open manager job

    Orel Hershiser will interview after the World Series with the A's for their open managerial job.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2006
  15. Beane manages to sustain his 'genius' label

    Jim Caple

    A "genius" label is difficult to sustain in baseball, but A's GM Billy Beane manages to remain on top of the sport's Mensa list, writes Jim Caple.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2006
  16. Beane says restructured deal sign of stability

    Billy Beane's contract as general manager of the Oakland Athletics was extended by three years Friday through the 2008 season.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2002