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Big Hurt Returns and Helps A's Win

Veteran claimed by '06 club after being released by Toronto

(Newser) - Frank Thomas won in his return to Oakland. Rajai Davis got three hits in his Athletics debut. With two new and familiar faces in the starting lineup, the A's jumped on Minnesota starter Francisco Liriano for six runs in the first inning on the way to an 11-2 victory over... More »

A's Rough Up Sabathia, Indians 9-7

Reigning A.L. Cy Young winner gives up nine in 3-plus innings

(Newser) - Reigning AL Cy Young winner C.C. Sabathia gave up nine runs and 12 hits in his shortest outing in nearly two years, and the Oakland Athletics held on to beat the Cleveland Indians 9-7 on Friday. Sabathia (0-2) was pulled after 3 1-3 innings, his shortest start since yielding... More »

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