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Bowden: A's could shop free agents

Among the teams that are likely to be sellers before the July 31 trade deadline are the Athletics. With the club's latest run of contention apparently halted, general manager Billy Beane can offer three quality free agents who would be attractive to contenders. 10 likely sellers (Insider)


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Long ball leads A's past Rockies (0:48)

A's snap skid, rout Rockies in Oakland

Billy Butler finished a triple shy of the cycle, Ike Davis homered in a 4-run 1st inning and Oakland defeated Colorado 7-1 to end its 3-game losing streak. Box score

Blackmon's HR gets Rockies on board

After Kendall Graveman shut them down for 7 innings, the Rockies needed just 4 pitches to score off reliever Evan Scribner. Charlie Blackmon drove a 2-1 pitch to right for a solo shot, but the A's still lead 5-1. Follow live

Sellers at trade deadline (1:28)

Kendall Graveman shutting down Rockies

The A's right-hander has tossed 6 shutout innings so far tonight, scattering 4 hits and 3 walks along with 2 strikeouts. Oakland has scored all of its runs on HRs, giving Graveman a comfortable 5-0 lead. Follow live

Butler extends Athletics' lead

Oakland's bats had gone quiet after a 4-run 1st inning. Billy Butler woke them up with a solo HR in the 4th, pushing the lead over the Rockies to 5-0. Follow live

Reddick, Davis homers put A's up

It's been a rough 1st inning for Rockies starter David Hale. Four A's batters have recorded hits, including 2-run HRs by Josh Reddick and Ike Davis. The last-place A's are trying to snap a 3-game losing skid. Follow live

Power Rankings: Oakland A's at no. 23

After winning five straight and fighting their way back into contention, the A's had a rough end of the week with a sweep at home by the Royals. The offense went cold, scoring just seven runs in the series, dropping Oakland back to 10 games under .500. Power Rankings


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Perez powers Royals to fourth straight win (0:27)

Kansas City wins 4th straight

Salvador Perez slugged his 12th homer of the year and the Royals plated 3 runs in the 6th inning to down the Athletics 5-3. Box score


Final: Royals 3, Athletics 2

Kendrys Morales collected 2 RBIs, bringing his June hit-count to 18, and Chris Young picked up his 7th win on the season as the Royals extend their streak to 3 wins.

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.2609th
On Base Percentage.3239th
Slugging Percentage.39914th
Earned Run Average3.466th
Quality Starts475th


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