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  1. Sonny Gray and the youthful A's

    Jerry Crasnick

    PHOENIX -- Sonny Douglas Gray looks relatively unimposing at 5-11, 200 pounds, but the Oakland Athletics have no reservations about throwing expectations his way. The last time Gray appeared on a national stage, he was going head-to-head with Detroit...

    Blog | February 22, 2014
  2. Orioles' Buck Showalter and A's Bob Melvin favorites for AL Manag...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Baltimore and Oakland both came from out of nowhere to make the playoffs. Now, Buck Showalter and Bob Melvin are in a close race for AL Manager of the Year.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2012
  3. Young starters hold key to Oakland Athletics' success

    Jerry Crasnick

    The A's need their now all-rookie rotation to be the driving force that pushes them into the postseason.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2012
  4. Oakland A's have assembled a dominant, deep rotation

    Jerry Crasnick

    Expectations are high in Oakland, thanks in large part to the top four starters in the A's rotation.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2011
  5. Oakland A's played to their strengths in building for 2011

    Jerry Crasnick

    After a few setbacks early in the offseason, the A's essentially played to their strengths in building for the 2011 season.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2011
  6. Stephen Strasburg, Alex Rodriguez and Todd Van Poppel among the m...

    Jerry Crasnick

    The list of the most-hyped draft picks of all time includes a pair of surefire Hall of Famers, some who showed flashes of brilliance and some who were utter flops.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2010
  7. Dallas Braden tosses a perfect game against the Tampa Bay Rays

    Jerry Crasnick

    He's been in a tiff with A-Rod and now has a perfect game, but then, following the normal path hasn't always been Dallas Braden's thing anyway.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2010
  8. Jerry Crasnick: Veteran right-hander Ben Sheets gives Oakland Ath...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Ben Sheets gives the Athletics exactly what they need, on and off the mound: a top-of-the-rotation starter and a mentor for their budding young pitchers.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2010
  9. Oakland Athletics, Justin Duchscherer agree to deal, source says

    Jerry Crasnick

    Free-agent pitcher Justin Duchscherer has agreed in principle to a one-year, guaranteed major league contract with the Oakland Athletics, a baseball source told

    Story | Conversation | December 24, 2009
  10. Javier Vazquez, Ubaldo Jimenez and Doug Davis among starters who ...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Javier Vazquez and Doug Davis are among the starters with .500 or losing records who've been better than the W's and L's would suggest.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2009
  11. Jerry Crasnick: Oakland Athletics developing another Big Three

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Athletics bolstered their lineup by adding some veteran bats, but their success in 2009 may rest on the precocious, talented, untested group of starting pitchers in camp.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2009
  12. Oakland Athletics Justin Duchscherer doubtful to pitch Opening Da...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Justin Duchscherer's chances of pitching Opening Day for the Oakland Athletics are looking increasingly more remote, as he plans to shut it down for the next few days in hopes that rest and medication can help alleviate the pain in his right elbow.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2009