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OAKLAND, Calif.- Jon Lester guided the Oakland A's back into the lead in the American League wild-card chase Friday with seven strong innings in Oakland's 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.
OAKLAND, Calif. - The Texas Rangers, whose record is the worst in the majors, completed a three-game sweep of the collapsing A's, beating them 7-2 on Thursday afternoon at the Coliseum.
OAKLAND, Calif. - Can two games played well offset five weeks of games played poorly?
SEATTLE-The Oakland A's played a game Friday night that wasn't in October, but it was all about October.
SEATTLE - The A's can exhale, just a little, because with their 4-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday, they have some breathing room again in their quest for the playoffs.
SEATTLE-The American League wild-card race 2014 should be something to watch. The A's can only hope they'll do well enough in their final couple of weeks of the season to be a part of it.
CHICAGO - Having made no progress in Chicago in their bid to salvage one of the American League's wild card berths, the A's now head to Seattle, where the task becomes exponentially more difficult.
CHICAGO - The A's squandered a splendid start by Jeff Samardzija when Nate Freiman's throwing error set up two unearned runs in the bottom of the eighth as the still hapless Athletics lost 2-1 to the White Sox.
CHICAGO - Jon Lester won for the first time in five starts Tuesday when the A's offense gave him enough support to craft an 11-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox that included a five-run ninth inning.
CHICAGO - Tyler Flowers, who tied the game with two out in the ninth inning with a solo homer Monday, gave the Chicago White Sox a 5-4 win over the A's with a solo homer in the 12th inning off Oakland reliever Jesse Chavez.