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Jarrod Parker does not take many swings with the bat. To date Parker has nine plate appearances spread across three big league seasons. On Friday the Oakland Athletics starter tweeted out a photo of some new bats he had received from Marucci. Nailed it! #Spellcheck… — Jarrod Parker (@JarrodBParker) May 24, 2013 Either the company misspelled Parker’s name or the bats were intended for Jarret Parker, a .247 hitting infielder for the Double-A Richmond Flying Squirrels.

Report: Jose Canseco passes polygraph, claims it’s proof he didn’t rape woman (Video)

Former Major League Baseball star and admitted PED user Jose Canseco took a polygraph test, which he said proves he innocent of the rape charges against him. “Just passed the polygraph exam,” Canseco tweeted. “Skip Ensley said it’s the cleanest he has ever seen. He said I am obviously innocent. I am the victim, not Susie.”

Former Athletic Lenny DiNardo tosses no-no

Unless you are a die-hard baseball fan, the name Lenny DiNardo won't mean much. DiNardo played parts of six years in the bigs with his best season coming in 2007 for the Oakland Athletics. He appeared in 35 games, made 20 starts and went 8-11 wiht a 4.11 ERA in 131 innings. Never was he the most imposing pitcher or intimidating, DiNardo relied on keeping batters off-balance...

Athletics' Josh Reddick at least a week from return

Oakland Athletics outfielder Josh Reddick was eligible to come off the disabled list yesterday. As expected, the day passed without an activation, as Jane Lee of reports that the outfielder is expected to require at least another week of rehab before rejoining the team. Reddick remains on track to rejoin the A's in Houston tomorrow to take part in batting practice...

Just How Good Can Josh Donaldson Get for the A’s This Season?

With the exception of perhaps Jed Lowrie, Josh Donaldson has been the A’s most consistent all-around player thus far in 2013. His defense has been particularly strong, as he’s made more than a handful of absolutely stellar plays at the hot corner. Whether charging through the bullpen to make running catches on foul pop-ups with no regard for his well-being or stabbing vicious...

Athletics' Jed Lowrie out with bruised foot

The Oakland Athletics held shortstop Jed Lowrie out of last night's starting lineup for their contest against the Texas Rangers due to a bruised right foot, according to Jane Lee of The foot contusion isn't viewed as severe, as A's manager Bob Melvin didn't rule out using Lowrie in case of emergency. "He won't be pinch-running today, let'...

Athletics 11, Astros 5

Josh Donaldson had four hits and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 11-5 Saturday night. Chris Young had three hits and drove in two as Oakland's bats came alive for a season-high 18 hits, and the A's scored their most runs in a month. Every Oakland hitter drove in at least one run. Brandon Moss had a home run as well for the A's, who improved to 8-0 this...

Athletics-Astros Preview

Coming off their first loss in six games, the Oakland Athletics may be feeling good about their chances of getting back on track against the Houston Astros. Having swept the first two series, the visiting Athletics try to continue their domination of the Astros in the opener of a three-game set Friday night. Oakland (25-23) posted back-to-back wins at Texas before falling 3-1 on...
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