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  1. Field of Links: A’s-Rangers set to collide with huge implications

    Sep 13, 2013, 10:40 AM PDT

    It sort of feels like this is it. If the Oakland Athletics can win this road series against the Texas Rangers, odds are they will once again don the American League West crown. The Rangers’ last stand will be on their turf. They won’t go down easy. This tough Texas team will be playing with…

  2. Field of Links: Are the A’s a lock to make the postseason?

    Sep 12, 2013, 9:54 AM PDT

    Last year, baseball fans learned that anything can happen in a playoff chase, but according to Baseball Prospectus’ playoff probability charts, the Oakland Athletics currently have a 100 percent chance to make the postseason. That hardly seems foolproof, but it’s a good sign. The A’s made a statement on Wednesday by clobbering the Twins 18-3 at Target Field in…

  3. Pirates sweep the ice-cold Rangers in Texas, A’s on deck

    Sep 11, 2013, 2:49 PM PDT

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have completed a sweep of the Texas Rangers with a 7-5 victory. Since August 24, the Rangers have plummeted six games in the A.L. West standings. The Rangers are on a three-game losing streak and have lose nine of the last 11 games. They take on the division-leading Oakland Athletics on Friday. …

  4. A’s increase their division lead over the Rangers

    Sep 9, 2013, 8:35 PM PDT

    The Oakland Athletics further distanced themselves from the Texas Rangers on Monday and they didn’t even have to pick up a bat or throw a ball. The Pittsburgh Pirates did all the work for them by defeating the Rangers 1-0 in Texas. The A’s now hold a two-game lead in the American League West. With…

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