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Bartolo Colon Finalizes 2-Year, $20 Million Deal With Mets

Free-agent right-hander Bartolo Colon and the New York Mets finalized a two-year, $20 million deal.

12/14/2013

Division Series - Oakland Athletics v Detroit Tigers - Game Four

Tigers Rally Past A’s 8-6 To Force Game 5 In ALDS

Max Scherzer escaped a major jam in relief and the Detroit Tigers rallied past the Oakland Athletics 8-6 on Tuesday to force a decisive fifth game in their AL division series.

10/09/2013

An exterior view of Shea Stadium (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Bud Selig Says Oakland Coliseum, ‘A Pit,’ Reminds Him Of Shea Stadium

“It’s a pit,” Selig said. “It reminds me of old County Stadium and Shea Stadium. We need to deal with that. I’ve had a committee working on it for two or three years, and there’s no question we’re going to have to solve that problem.”

09/26/2013

Miguel Tejada (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Tejada Suspended 105 Games For Violating MLB’s Joint Drug Program

Royals infielder Miguel Tejada has been suspended 105 games by Major League Baseball for violating its joint drug program, one of the longest suspensions ever handed down.

08/17/2013

Alfonso Soriano (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Soriano Has Exceeded All Expectations In Yankees Return

Soriano’s mighty stick and megawatt smile have lifted the gloomy mood in the Bronx.

08/15/2013

Brett Gardner follows through on his ninth-inning game-winning home run against the Detroit Tigers at Yankee Stadium on August 11, 2013. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Yankees Spark Plug Brett Gardner Deserves His Due

Out of everyday players, Gardner has been the Yankees’ MVP in an unusual season.

08/12/2013

Mariano Rivera #42 of the New York Yankees waves to the crowd after he is presented with a surfboard, a bottle of wine and a check for his foundation by Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin and team president Michael Crowley. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

5 Great Moments From First Half Of Mariano Rivera’s Farewell Tour

When visiting his long-time opponents during road trips, Rivera has been meeting with players, coaches and the individuals behind the scenes to say his goodbyes. Check out our top Mo-ments…

07/16/2013

Manny Ramirez poised to swing during his debut game on the island after joining EDA Rhinos in March, in Taiwan's southern Kaohsiung baseball stadium. (Photo credit: Mandy Cheng/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Rangers Sign Manny Ramirez To Minor League Contract

The Texas Rangers have signed Manny Ramirez to minor league contract. He has agreed to cut his dreadlocks.

07/03/2013

Yankees manager Joe Girardi argues with home plate umpire CB Bucknor after the Athletics’ John Jaso slides safely under the tag of Chris Stewart during the third inning at O.co Coliseum on June 13, 2013 in Oakland, Calif. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Agonizing At-Bat After Agonizing At-Bat Lead To Yankees’ 18-Inning Loss To A’s

Nate Freiman singled home the winning run in the 18th inning against Mariano Rivera, lifting the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Thursday for a three-game sweep.

06/14/2013

Mariano Rivera #42 of the New York Yankees waves to the crowd after he is presented with a surfboard, a bottle of wine and a check for his foundation by Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin and team president Michael Crowley. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Mariano Rivera Gets Surfboard, White Wine As Retirement Gifts From A’s

Yankees closer Mariano Rivera got a surfboard and a bottle of Napa Valley white wine as retirement gifts from the Oakland Athletics.

06/13/2013

Andy Pettitte of the New York Yankees pitches against the Oakland Athletics at Yankee Stadium on May 5, 2013. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Athletics Edge Yankees, Oakland Takes Rubber Game Over Bombers

Andy Pettitte surrendered two home runs as the Yankees lost 5-4 on Sunday.

05/06/2013

Eduardo Nunez (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees Shortstop Nunez Suffers Ribcage Injury, Set To Undergo MRI

Eduardo Nunez left Sunday’s game after four innings because of tightness in his left ribcage and was sent for an MRI.

05/05/2013

Phil Hughes (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Hughes In Full Command As Yankees Top Athletics

Phil Hughes struck out nine and hurled eight scoreless innings as the Yankees beat the A’s on Saturday.

05/04/2013

CC Sabathia stands on the mound against the Athletics at Yankee Stadium on May 3, 2013. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Bats Abandon Sabathia In Yankees’ Shutout Loss To Athletics

A.J. Griffin pitched six-hit ball into the eighth inning Friday night and Adam Rosales homered on CC Sabathia’s first pitch, leading the Oakland Athletics to a 2-0 victory over the New York Yankees.

05/03/2013

(Credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A.J. Griffin Part Of Athletics’ Young, High-Potential Starting Pitching

If the A’s are going to make the playoffs again, it will be on the strength of their pitching. A.J. Griffin will be a big part of that.

03/13/2013

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