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Former Rangers Manager Washington To Re-Join Athletics

Ron Washington is getting back into the big leagues, rejoining the Oakland Athletics as an instructor after working nearly eight years as manager of the Texas Rangers.


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Oakland Reportedly To Add Ron Washington To Staff

The Oakland Athletics are reportedly set to add former Rangers manager Ron Washington to their coaching staff.


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MLB 5 Best And Worst Surprises From First Month

One full month of the MLB season is in the books, what are the biggest surprises?


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Winning Streak Eludes Rangers In 7-1 Loss To A’s

Yovani Gallardo and the Texas Rangers are the only ones left without consecutive wins in the major leagues this season.


Scott Kazmir of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Texas Rangers in the top of the first inning at O.co Coliseum on April 8, 2015 in Oakland, California. (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Kazmir Shines As A’s Pound Rangers 10-0

Shut down by Sonny Gray on opening night, this time it was Scott Kazmir who kept Texas off the scoreboard with 10 strikeouts in a 10-0 win by the Athletics on Wednesday.


Prince Fielder of the Texas Rangers reacts after flying out to right field against the Oakland Athletics in the top of the seventh inning on Opening Day at O.co Coliseum on April 6, 2015 in Oakland, California. (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Fielder Leads Rangers To 3-1 Win Over A’s

Healthy at last, Prince Fielder was thrilled that he contributed to a special night for manager Jeff Banister and the rest of the Rangers in a 3-1 win against Oakland on Tuesday.


Stephen Vogt of the Oakland Athletics trots around the bases after hitting a three-run homer off of Phil Klein of the Texas Rangers in the bottom of the seventh inning on Opening Day at O.co Coliseum on April 6, 2015 in Oakland, California. (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Rangers Get 1 Hit In 8-0 Loss To A’s

Jeff Banister dropped his initial game as Rangers manager, with Sonny Gray carrying a no-hit bid into the eighth inning of Oakland’s 8-0 romp over Texas on Monday night.


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Rangers Open 2015 Season In Oakland

After an offseason featuring nine trades involving 27 players, new-look Oakland opens the season on Monday night against the familiar AL West rival Texas Rangers.


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30 Players: Semien Looks To Break Out With A’s

When you take a look at Marcus Semien’s stats, nothing really jumps out at you, until you get to his on-base percentage. If you were wondering why he was the main target of Athletics GM Billy Beane in the Jeff Samardzija trade, look no further.


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Rangers Beat A’s 4-1 In Preseason

Chi Chi Gonzalez threw three scoreless innings, Rougned Odor homered, and the Rangers beat the Athletics by a score of 4-1 on Monday in a spring training matchup in Arizona.


SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 16: The San Francisco Giants celebrate after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 during Game Five of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 16, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Giants’ World Series Win Won’t Make Them A Dynasty

The San Francisco Giants could win a third World Series in five seasons by beating the Kansas City Royals. But it won’t make them a dynasty.


BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 11: Alcides Escobar #2 celebrates with teammate Billy Butler #16 after scoring on Lorenzo Cain #6 of the Kansas City Royals RBI single to left field in the ninth inning against Zach Britton #53 of the Baltimore Orioles during Game Two of the American League Championship Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 11, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Playoff Pinch Hits: It’s All KC In The AL Playoffs

The Royals have a six-game winning streak in the 2014 MLB postseason. And now they head back to Kansas City with a 2-0 lead over the Orioles in the ALCS.