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Ex-A’s starter Tommy Milone set to pitch at Coliseum

Tommy Milone faces his former A’s club on Sunday, a little less than a year after being traded to Minnesota for outfielder Sam Fuld, and the left-hander is the Twins’ hottest starter. Milone actually had asked to be [Read entire story]

Rare off night for Gray part of uneven effort by A’s

Gray, who had not allowed a leadoff homer or a grand slam in his previous 63 big-league games, gave up both Friday night. Gray entered the day as the American League ERA leader and had allowed just five homers in 18 [Read entire story]

A’s beat: Hahn to be shut down for at least a month

Starter Jesse Hahn will be sidelined longer than initially thought, a somewhat alarming development for the A’s considering that Hahn is out with a forearm strain, which at times is a precursor to Tommy John [Read entire story]

All-Stars Stephen Vogt, Sonny Gray beat Indians 2-0

CLEVELAND — Stephen Vogt’s first time up on Sunday, pesky David Murphy jumped up and stuck his glove over the wall in right to steal a homer away from him. Gray, the AL ERA leader, threw his third career shutout, [Read entire story]

A’s beat: Dan Otero returns; team sets post-break rotation

CLEVELAND — Dan Otero, dubbed the “glue” in the A’s bullpen the past year-plus by closer Sean Doolittle, is back. “The last several times out, he’s been really good, going multiple innings, doing the things [Read entire story]

A’s edge Indians 5-4, end losing streak

CLEVELAND — Their offense barely humming the past two weeks, the A’s have a recent trend of scoring a run or two early, then going silent. At third after Billy Butler’s two-run double down the first-base line, [Read entire story]

Eric Sogard tours left side of infield

CLEVELAND — Eric Sogard was at third base Saturday for the first time in three years, and by the end of the game, he was at shortstop. In a one-run game in the bottom of the ninth, manager Bob Melvin replaced Marcus [Read entire story]

Hahn heads to disabled list

CLEVELAND — Jesse Hahn, a key offseason acquisition and a member of the A’s Opening Day rotation, has a right forearm strain and has been shut down for the next two weeks. Hahn had Tommy John surgery in 2010, and [Read entire story]

Walks doom A’s in loss to Indians

[...] the A’s starter walked Bourn twice to load the bases, and it worked the first time — but not the second — in Oakland’s 5-1 loss to the Indians. The first time Graveman walked Bourn was in the fourth, when [Read entire story]

A’s loss to Yankees a matter of inches

New York - Jesse Chavez was just missing his spots by a tiny margin on Thursday at Yankee Stadium, and New York twice got big hits by just a smidge, and those little variables of measurement made all the [Read entire story]

A’s Scott Kazmir is OK; now Jesse Hahn is hurting

New York -Scott Kazmir came out of his little triceps tightness episode well, but now the A’s are back to having concerns about another rotation member, Jesse Hahn. Hahn, who had Tommy John surgery in 2010 and missed [Read entire story]

After Kazmir leaves, A’s Scribner gets in deep trouble

NEW YORK — Scott Kazmir exited Wednesday’s game early with what he termed “super minor” triceps tightness, leaving a one-run lead in the hands of Oakland’s bullpen. The right-hander — the A’s best reliever [Read entire story]

A’s Jesse Hahn getting a break from pitching

NEW YORK — Jesse Hahn is getting nine days off between starts, a break that isn’t all that unusual for young A’s starters, but in Hahn’s case, he’s also dealing with a minor arm issue. Hahn said Wednesday [Read entire story]

A’s call up hot-hitting Smolinski

NEW YORK — The A’s, who have struggled in games started by opposing left-handed pitchers all year, called up one of the hottest hitting right-handers in the minor leagues Tuesday. Outfielder Jake Smolinski, batting [Read entire story]

A’s beat: Reddick apologizes to Melvin for playing-time comments

Josh Reddick said his remarks about his playing time Thursday on the A’s pregame show on 95.7 FM were not meant to make trouble for manager Bob Melvin. The outfielder told Ray Fosse that he originally had been in the [Read entire story]

Mariners’ 4 two-run blasts beat A’s at Coliseum

The Mariners got four two-run homers. A’s starter Jesse Chavez entered the day allowing the fourth fewest homers per nine innings (0.50) in the league, but he gave up shots to Logan Morrison in the third and to [Read entire story]

Scott Kazmir puts on show in A’s win over Seattle

With scouts from the Royals, Cubs, Nationals and Twins at the Coliseum, Scott Kazmir was at his very best Thursday night. Kazmir, one of the A’s top names considered in possible trades, retired the first 13 men he [Read entire story]

Salmonella left Sonny Gray reeling

Sonny Gray’s case of bacterial gastroenteritis was no joke. The A’s starter was the sickest he has ever been, and he was in quarantine for some of his time at John Muir Hospital in Walnut Creek. Even his [Read entire story]

Sonny Gray released from hospital after severe stomach bug

A severe case of bacterial gastroenteritis kept Sonny Gray in the hospital a second night, but the A’s right-hander was released Wednesday afternoon and will be back at the Coliseum on Thursday. Gray received IV [Read entire story]

A’s top Colorado; they’re 36-45 at halfway point

After downing Colorado 4-1 on Wednesday, Oakland is nine games below .500, at 36-45, and with the trade deadline looming at the end of the month, industry observers believe the team is far more likely to move name [Read entire story]