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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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Report: Cespedes Signs With A’s

Cuban-born outfielder Yoenis Cespedes came to Miami last week to hear the Marlins’ best pitch for him to sign with the team. But he made his decision Monday and is headed to the west coast.

CBS4–02/13/2012

ANAHEIM, CA - SEPTEMBER 23: Gio Gonzalez #47 of the Oakland Athletics throws a pitch against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on September 23, 2011 at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Marlins Inquire About Athletics’ Gio Gonzalez

The Miami Marlins have a need for starting pitching help, and the Oakland Athletics have a starting pitcher to deal. But, the price to acquire the southpaw from Hialeah may be too steep for the Fish.

CBS4–11/22/2011

ST. LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 30: Manager Tony LaRussa of the St. Louis Cardinals acknowledges the celebrating crowd inside Busch Stadium on October 30, 2011 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Szczepanski/Getty Images)

Tony LaRussa Calls It A Career

World Series winning manager Tony LaRussa, a native of Tampa, called it a career Monday, just three days after leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a world championship.

CBS4–10/31/2011

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Marlins Win With Shutout Of A’s

Don’t look now, but the Marlins are threatening to win their first series in the month of June on the final day of one of the most miserable months in the history of baseball.

CBS4–06/30/2011

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Marlins Held To 1 Hit In Loss To A’s

Gaby Sanchez struck out on a checked swing, then angrily tossed his bat toward Florida’s dugout before getting ejected for the first time in his career.

CBS4–06/29/2011