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68-94, 5th in AL West
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My hypothetical awards selections

The Cy Young races hold a lot of intrigue, where Cubs ace Jake Arrieta could trump the Dodgers' duo of Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke.

Athletics drop in Power Rankings

Oakland finished its season with a 68-94 record, its worst mark since 1997. How far down did the A's fall in our final rankings? Find out here

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A's promote Beane, Forst to keep front office intact

The Oakland Athletics wanted to make sure they could keep David Forst in the front office after other clubs sought to hire him, so they promoted him to general manager Monday and elevated Billy B

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Hank Aaron Award finalists: AL West

The Hank Aaron Award is given annually to a player recognized as the most outstanding offensive performer in his league. Here are the nominees for each AL West team:

  • Houston Astros: Carlos Correa
  • Los Angeles Angels: Mike Trout
  • Oakland Athletics: Josh Reddick
  • Seattle Mariners: Nelson Cruz
  • Texas Rangers: Prince Fielder

Abad tries and fails to sit on beanbag

A's reliever Fernando Abad learned the hard way that beanbag chairs move when you try to sit on them. How bad was the damage? Injuries of the year

Burning up the basepaths

Billy Burns' 26 steals this season land him among the top-10 base-stealers in all of baseball. Did the speedy A's outfielder have the most unexpected rookie performance of the year? Rookie surprises, disappointments (Insider)

A tip of the cap to Tim Hudson

The 40-year-old right-hander made the final start of his 17-year career. He won 222 games with the A's, Braves and Giants, which should put him in Hall of Fame discussion. Thursday's Top 5

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Hudson, 17-year vet, cherishes final mound exit

Tim Hudson left the pitching mound for likely the last time Thursday, receiving a roaring ovation and tipping his cap to every section of the stadium in Thursday's 3-2 loss to the Dodgers.

A's regain advantage vs. Angels

The Angels put up three runs in the sixth and took a 5-3 lead into the seventh, but the Athletics quickly erased the deficit and took the lead on Stephen Vogt's RBI single. The Angels, who have a half-game lead over the Astros for the second AL wild-card spot, trail 7-5. Follow live

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Who's royally bad in September?

Well, the Royals, for one. You know it's bad when you're lumped in with the A's, Phillies and Reds, who are the worst teams in their respective divisions. The A's, in fact, are below .300 in September.

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Q&A with Justine Siegal

Justine Siegel has made history breaking barriers in baseball before. She did it again, becoming a guest instructor for the Oakland Athletics' Instructional League team.

Siegal first female coach in MLB history (1:37)
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Female coach to serve as A's instructor this fall

Justine Siegal, a female coach who was the first woman to throw batting practice for an MLB team, will serve as a guest instructor during the Athletics' instructional league that begins Sunday.

A's hire woman as Instructional League coach

The team named Justine Siegal a guest instructor, becoming the first MLB team to hire a female coach. Said Siegal, who will work with minor leaguers from Oct. 4-17, to the San Francisco Chronicle: "The A's are a first-class organization and it will be an honor to wear their uniform."

Will the Angels grab the second wild-card spot? (0:54)

A's drop in power rankings

Oakland wraps up its regular season with six games on the road, starting in Los Angeles tonight. See where the A's landed in our final-week rankings: Power Rankings


Barry Zito will get another start

The Athletics announced that Zito will pitch Wednesday in place of Sonny Gray, who's done for the season with a hip injury. On Saturday, Zito made his first start with Oakland since 2005.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.25118th
On Base Percentage.31220th
Slugging Percentage.39522nd
Earned Run Average4.1421st
Quality Starts83Tied-13th

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