Susan Slusser

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San Antonio Express-News
Dull to return ThursdayTwins García (4-7) vs. Gossett (2-5) vs. Twins Mejia (4-4) vs. Smith (0-1)
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 hours ago
Twins García (4-7) vs. Gossett (2-5) vs. Twins Mejia (4-4) vs. Smith (0-1) Ugly numbers: Entering Wednesday’s game at Toronto, the A’s minus-81 run margin was second worst in the league — behind the Blue Jays’ minus-85 mark. — Susan... Read more
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New York Post
This isn’t what a Mets problem looks likeit would have been more politically correct had Cespedes not told the San Franc
New York Post / Posted 4 days ago
it would have been more politically correct had Cespedes not told the San Francisco Chronicle’s estimable Susan Slusser before Friday’s game against the A’s that he would like to finish his career in Oakland, where he spent his... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
A’s Ryon Healy ready to play after taking bad hop off faceweek or two. at Mets Gossett (1-5) vs. Montero (1-6) TBA vs. at Blue Jays
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
week or two. at Mets Gossett (1-5) vs. Montero (1-6) TBA vs. at Blue Jays Gray (6-4) vs. TBA Nice numbers: Entering Saturday, the A’s 3.69 ERA in July was the third lowest in the league; the team had put up a 5.57 ERA in June. — Susan Slu... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Mets' Cespedes wants his career to end with A'sso far," he said. "I don't think there's a better manager than Melvin." The re
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
so far," he said. "I don't think there's a better manager than Melvin." The reporter who wrote the story, A's beat writer Susan Slusser, later clarified that Cespedes didn't mean he wanted to be with the A's now. "To Mets fans a little irked about... Read more
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CBS Sports
Mets' Yoenis Cespedes says he wants to finish his career in OaklandCespedes' putting up somewhat disappointing numbers, the outfielder may be thin
CBS Sports / Posted 5 days ago
Cespedes' putting up somewhat disappointing numbers, the outfielder may be thinking about the future. Here's what he told Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle ... In a rare interview conducted entirely in English, Céspedes told The... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Yoenis Cespedes hopes to finish career with return to AthleticsYoenis Cespedes has been well-travelled in his six-year major-league career. I
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 5 days ago
Yoenis Cespedes has been well-travelled in his six-year major-league career. In an interview with Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle, Cespedes confessed his love for the team that initially signed him as an international free agent in... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Despite upheaval, A’s sweep Indians; another strong start for Manaea(0-5) vs. Smith (0-0) vs. Rays Faria (4-0) vs. Gray (5-4) Smith on tap: Jha
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
(0-5) vs. Smith (0-0) vs. Rays Faria (4-0) vs. Gray (5-4) Smith on tap: Jharel Cotton (blister) will work in a rehab game at Triple-A Nashville on Wednesday, so Chris Smith will make his second big-league start Tuesday. —... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Franklin Barreto sent down but A’s expect him back soon - to staywas back after the birth of his second child, a boy named Calvin James, who arr
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 18 days ago
was back after the birth of his second child, a boy named Calvin James, who arrived at 12:56 a.m. Wednesday. “My major-league debut was July 5 and now it’s his birthday, I thought that was pretty cool,” Phegley said. — Susan Slusser — Susan Slu... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Chris Smith to be A’s oldest pitcher ever to make first big-league startwho is returning from a right knee strain, will throw live batting practice Fri
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 days ago
who is returning from a right knee strain, will throw live batting practice Friday in Arizona. at Mariners Manaea (7-4) vs. Paxton (6-3) at Mariners Smith (0-0) vs. Moore (1-1) at Mariners Gossett (1-3) vs. Hernandez (3-3) — Susan... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
A’s reliever John Axford struggles to find good grooveMariners Manaea (7-4) vs. Paxton (6-3) Homer reliant: Entering Tuesday, home
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 22 days ago
Mariners Manaea (7-4) vs. Paxton (6-3) Homer reliant: Entering Tuesday, home runs accounted for 178 of Oakland’s 355 runs, 50. 1 percent. The Oakland record for highest percentage of runs scoring on homers is 46.3 percent in 1996. — Susan Sl... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
A’s starter Andrew Triggs might require hip surgery(2-1) vs. Hahn (3-6) National pride: On Canada’s 150th anniversary, reliever J
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 25 days ago
(2-1) vs. Hahn (3-6) National pride: On Canada’s 150th anniversary, reliever John Axford wore a shirt that said “Have no fear, the Canadian is here” and maple leaf socks, and he put on an all-Canada music playlist for the clubhouse. — Susan Slu... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Many eyes on A’s trade pieces, including Lowrie, Madson(6-6) vs. Manaea (7-4) Great future: A.J. Puk, the A’s top pick in the 2016 dr
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 27 days ago
(6-6) vs. Manaea (7-4) Great future: A.J. Puk, the A’s top pick in the 2016 draft, will play for the U.S. team in the Futures Game in Miami on July 9, and Triple-A Nashville manager Ryan Christenson will coach third base. ... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
A’s Khris Davis says Home Run Derby isn’t his thing(6-5) vs. Cotton (5-7) Stingy: Wednesday’s starter, Jesse Hahn, allowed two h
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 28 days ago
(6-5) vs. Cotton (5-7) Stingy: Wednesday’s starter, Jesse Hahn, allowed two homers in his previous outing as his 492/3-inning homerless streak ended. But entering Wednesday, he had given up just three home runs in 672/3 innings. — Susan... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Jed Lowrie back in A’s lineup, other injured players make progress(4-1) vs. Braves Foltynewicz (5-5) vs. TBA No-go West: The A’s are 13-23 ag
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 29 days ago
(4-1) vs. Braves Foltynewicz (5-5) vs. TBA No-go West: The A’s are 13-23 against AL West teams, the second worst intradivision record in the league behind the Royals’ 9-19 AL Central mark. Oakland is 22-19 against all other clubs. — Susan Slus... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Brewers claim ex-A’s catcher Stephen Vogt on waivers(3-5) vs. Paulino (2-0) Shocker: When the unlucky-in-replay A’s won a challeng
San Antonio Express-News / Posted a month ago
(3-5) vs. Paulino (2-0) Shocker: When the unlucky-in-replay A’s won a challenge Saturday and Chicago lost its own challenge, manager Bob Melvin said, “Is that unbelievable? I almost passed out.” Oakland is 5-12 on challenges. — Su... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Stephen Vogt Claimed by Brewers After Being DFA'd by Athleticshe also was a liability defensively, allowing opposing baserunners to successfu
Bleacher Report / Posted a month ago
he also was a liability defensively, allowing opposing baserunners to successfully steal 25 straight times against him, per Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle. In Milwaukee, Vogt likely will split time behind the plate with Manny Pina,... Read more
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SportingNews
Athletics rookie trio makes history with first career home runsDuke Kenworthy, Art Kruger and John Potts, didn't get the same treatment as Ols
SportingNews / Posted a month ago
Duke Kenworthy, Art Kruger and John Potts, didn't get the same treatment as Olson, Brugman and Barreto did after Saturday's game; A's beat writer Susan Slusser reports the three Oakland rookies got "beer and baby powder" showers after... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
A’s Daniel Gossett earns first big-league winday, and Pinder and Melvin are hopeful that Pinder misses minimal time. Pinder
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 1 months ago
day, and Pinder and Melvin are hopeful that Pinder misses minimal time. Pinder has not yet had an MRI exam, so the team doesn’t know what grade his strain is. at White Sox Gray (2-3) vs. Holland (5-7) Manaea (6-4) vs. Fiers (5-2) — Susan Slu... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
A’s Matt Chapman still receiving IV treatment for knee(5-7) Fun fact: The A’s just-completed homestand was the second time in the pa
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 1 months ago
(5-7) Fun fact: The A’s just-completed homestand was the second time in the past 106 years the team has swept a four-game series and dropped a four-game series back-to-back (Sept. 23-28, 1977: swept by Texas, swept Kansas City). — Susan... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
A’s Matt Chapman hospitalized with knee infectionvs Shields (1-0) at Chicago Gray (2-3) vs. Holland (5-7) Domination: Houston
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 1 months ago
vs Shields (1-0) at Chicago Gray (2-3) vs. Holland (5-7) Domination: Houston has won 10 in a row and 15 of 16 at Oakland, perhaps some payback for 2013, when the A’s went 15-4 against the Astros en route to the division title. — Susan... Read more
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