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  • 5 biggest questions A's face heading into '19
    The A's front office has several difficult decisions to make in the coming months, and MLB.com has identified five questions they must answer before the advent of the spring season:
  • Pipeline names A's Prospects of the Year
    Ramon Laureano, who dazzled upon his August promotion, has been named Hitting Prospect of the Year, while Jesus Luzardo was christened Pitching Prospect of the Year, per MLB Pipeline.
  • This is the A's greatest postseason moment
    To kick off the first week of postseason play, this week we take a look at the greatest postseason moments of the division era. Even if your team isn't a postseason team, you can remember your great October moments … and if it is, you can dream of maybe having another one this month that's even better.
  • Coker sharp in relief in Arizona Fall League
    Here's a team-by-team breakdown of how all 30 teams' prospects fared in Arizona Fall League action on Thursday.
  • With pain of WC still fresh, A's set sights on '19
    The recovery period can only last so long before A's decision-makers regroup and conquer the next task at hand. A Wild Card matchup with the Yankees in the Bronx didn't end in their favor, but business must continue in Oakland, and several critical decisions will be in play in the coming weeks. A's executive vice president of baseball operations Billy Beane, general manager David Forst and manager Bob Melvin reunited at the Coliseum on Friday to discuss those decisions with local media.
  • Treinen wins Baseball Digest's Reliever of Year
    The first wave of honors in the baseball awards season were announced on Thursday, as Baseball Digest revealed the winners of its Player, Pitcher and Relief Pitcher of the Year, with Mookie Betts, Jacob deGrom and Blake Treinen receiving each, respectively.
  • A's magical season halted by Yankees
    The A's decision to bullpen their way through Wednesday's American League Wild Card Game was the first of its kind in a postseason setting, and scrutiny surrounding it will surely accompany their 7-2 season-ending loss. But it can't be single-handedly blamed. A robust offense gone rogue will also have to answer for the disappointing ending.
  • A's bats miss early opportunities in WC loss
    As the Athletics dissect Wednesday night's 7-2 loss to the Yankees in the American League Wild Card Game, they no doubt will conclude they squandered too many opportunities to escape Yankee Stadium with a victory.
  • A's Top 30 Prospects list
    Who do the Athletics have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Oakland's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
  • 30 top prospects in the AFL -- 1 from each team
    Seven clubs are sending their No. 1 prospect to the Arizona Fall League this year, and each team is sending an impressive array of up-and-coming talent. Here is a list of the top prospect from each organization that fans can check out in AFL action next week.
  • Beane invites Cashman to not watch WC Game
    A's executive vice president of baseball operations Billy Beane will be looking on from Yankee Stadium as his team's all-bullpen experiment unfolds in Wednesday's American League Wild Card Game-- or will he? "If we get a lead, then I'll disappear," Beane said, smiling. "One time I got on a subway here during a game in New York."
  • White notches two hits in Fall League
    Here's a team-by-team breakdown of how all 30 teams' prospects fared in Arizona Fall League action on Wednesday.
  • A's go with 'pen-heavy roster for date with Yanks
    The A's rolled out their American League Wild Card Game roster this morning, which features 11 pitchers, 14 position players and few surprises.
  • Connections between A's, Yankees go way back
    Two of the American League's oldest franchises, the A's and Yankees, are set to battle in the winner-take-all 2018 AL Wild Card Game. As one might expect with over 100 years of shared history, the franchises' shared connections run deep.
  • Quiz time: Which AL Wild Card team are you?
    Quiz time: Which AL Wild Card team are you?
  • Hendriks gets call for A's in Wild Card Game
    In a season that debuted the use of an opener and in a winner-take-all game, it's perhaps reflective of the climate and club's needs that the A's are using Liam Hendriks, a primary reliever, to pitch the first inning of tonight's American League Wild Card Game presented by Hankook Tire against the Yankees in New York.
  • For A's, Wild Card feels like 'any other game'
    The A's have a large assemblage of postseason first-timers on their roster, but to presume the pressure of a playoff atmosphere will rattle them tonight would undermine just how they got to this point.
  • Who has edge? A's-Yanks position by position
    Where are the A's and Yankees strongest in the 2018 AL Wild Card Game? Let's go position by position to find out.
  • Treinen talks success with A's, AL WC Game
    On the eve of the American League Wild Card Game, Athletics closer Blake Treinen answered questions on a wide range of topics, from the win-or-go-home game to becoming one of the best relievers in the American League.
  • HR king Khrush bats .247 for 4th straight year
    Khris Davis had a shot at 50 homers in Sunday's regular-season finale. In falling short, though, the A's slugger accomplished an even rarer feat.
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