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The Oakland A’s captured the A.L. West division crown this weekend, and they of course celebrated like they should with champagne and Bud Light. The only odd portion of the celebration was the baby who was also celebrating and drinking their Bud Light. Welp. [Deadspin] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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The Oakland Athletics secured their second straight American League West title by virtue of a Texas Rangers’ 4-0 extra-inning loss to the Kansas City Royals.
The A’s 16 division titles puts them just behind the Yankees (18) and Braves (17) for the most division titles.
The A’s have gone 17-5 since trailing the
With the Texas Rangers 10th inning loss today against the Kansas City Royals, the Oakland Athletics clinched their second straight and 16th overall AL West division championship. The A’s decided to put an exclamation point on the win by smashing in 11 runs against the Minnesota Twins to finish off the sweep and their last home game until the playoffs in exciting fashion.
The Oakland Athletics clinched the AL West in a win over the Texas Rangers in 2012
The Oakland Athletics are one game away from clinching the American League West division title for a second straight year. Last year, the Athletics earned the title on the last game of the regular season. This year, the A’s are not cutting it quite as close but the Texas Rangers are still holding...
Sunday was a momentous occasion for the Oakland Athletics as they secured their second straight division title with an 11-7 win at home over Minnesota.
After the game, they did what every Major League Baseball team does after winning a division crown, which is blow the stress and pressure off a long season with some cold beverages, loud music, and wild celebration.
The Oakland Athletics are known as a loose, fun baseball club, but this may be taking it a little too far.
As the A’s celebrated winning the American League West, everyone was getting in on the celebration — including some folks associated with the team who were not of drinking age (or barely any age at all).
Twenty-one years old? Try 21 months. With the suds flowing freely in...
For the second season in a row the Oakland Athletics won the AL West--so there is going to be some celebrating going on, right? While that is true in the future they may want to make sure that the revelers are all of age if they are enjoying a cold beer.
Hmmm...I wonder if a certain mommy has gotten a call from a certain state agency yet...
As John Jaso works his way toward an instructional league game in Arizona, he has been continuing to participate in team activities as much as possible. Yesterday, he took batting practice before the Oakland Athletics' game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Jane Lee of MLB.com says Jaso is still on pace to start in an instructional league game next Monday in Arizona. He...
Coco Crisp hit a three-run homer, Daric Barton and Jed Lowrie each had a solo shot and the Oakland Athletics wrapped up their second straight AL West title while overpowering the Minnesota Twins 11-7 Sunday.
The A's clinched their 16th division crown and 25th postseason appearance when Texas lost 4-0 at Kansas City earlier.
Oswaldo Arcia homered and drove in six runs for Minnesota...
The Oakland Athletics lock up a playoff birth and ... there's an infant downing a Bud Light. [@taddmike via SportsGrid]
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The Oakland A’s captured their second consecutive AL West division Championship on Sunday after beating the second-place Texas Rangers, 11-7.
While Grant Balfour was being interviewed during the post-game celebration, Comcast Sportsnet caught a woman giving a baby a drink out of Bud Light can. Getting ‘em started early, apparently.
Jed Lowrie hit a three-run homer, Brandon Moss added a two-run shot and the Oakland Athletics kept rolling toward the postseason with their fifth straight victory, 10-5 over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
Tommy Milone pitched into the sixth inning and Seth Smith had an early RBI double for the AL West champions, who have won 11 of 13.
Seven A's drove in a run at the...
The Oakland Athletics are AL West champions again.
The A's clinched their 16th division title and 26th postseason appearance when Texas lost 4-0 at Kansas City on Sunday. Oakland was hosting the Minnesota Twins.
With the Twins batting in the third, word started to circulate around the Oakland Coliseum of Justin Maxwell's two-out grand slam that beat the Rangers in the 10th...
The Oakland Athletics lowered their magic number to one for clinching their second straight AL West title, beating the Minnesota Twins 9-1 Saturday behind the pitching of Jarrod Parker and hitting of Alberto Callaspo.
The A's have won 12 of 15 and are 16 of their last 21, opening a season-high 7 1/2-game lead over second-place Texas entering Saturday. Texas was Kansas City later...
Coming into this season, both Oakland Athletics RHP Grant Balfour and Detroit Tigers RHP Joaquin Benoit were considered important pieces to their teams respective bullpens. While the Tigers seemed indecisive in regards to who their closer was going to be, Benoit was not considered to be the favorite to pitch in the 9th inning to finish games. His best success had come as a set up...
Although the Oakland Athletics have clinched a second straight AL West title, they still have something to play for with home-field advantage in a division series up for grabs.
It could still be another day, however, until they turn their entire focus to playoff seeding.
After celebrating their division crown, it's uncertain how many regulars will be in the starting lineup...