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The Oakland A's recalled shortstop Brandon Hicks and right-hander Tyson Ross to the club and placed righty Bartolo Colon and outfielder Collin Cowgill on the disabled list, CSN Bay Area reported Saturday. Cowgill injured his ankle Friday night against the San Francisco Giants trying to make a diving catch in the ninth inning. Colon strained an oblique after pitching two innings against the San Diego Padres last Sunday. He played catch before Wednesday's game but manager Bob Melvin said Colon could possibly return before the All-Star break. Hicks is batting .272 with 13 homers and 48 RBI in 65 games with Class AAA Sacramento. Ross has split time between Sacramento and Oakland this season.
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Derek Norris will have a hard time topping his first major league home run celebration.
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''It's something I'll never forget,'' Norris said.
Norris hammered a...
Derek Norris hit a three-run shot with two outs in the ninth inning for his first major league home run, and the Oakland Athletics walked off with a stunning 4-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday.
Norris hammered a full-count pitch from Santiago Casilla (1-3) over the left-field wall to help the A's avoid the first three-game sweep by San Francisco in Oakland....
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