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Bill Hanstock

Staff Writer

I'm a native of Northern California, but have recently relocated to Los Angeles. I've been writing online in one way or another since 2003, and I'm pleased to be joining SB Nation as a newsdesk writer for the West. Talk to me about sports!

MOST RECENT POSTS

Oakland sees hopes of capturing West slip away

The A's were forced to settle for a series split in Arlington. They will need to fight tooth and nail to protect their spot in the Wild Card race.

Oakland keeps messing with Texas in a big way

The A's whomped on Texas again on Wednesday. They're now just a few games behind the first-place Rangers.

A's mess with Texas, even series

The Rangers and A's squared off again on Tuesday night. This time Oakland picked up the win in a close game that went to extra innings.

Athletics Vs. Rangers Final Score: Oakland Drops Walk-Off 5-4 Win To Texas

The A's dropped another heartbreaker of a loss on Monday night. The Rangers gain a game in the West and the A's slip a bit in their Wild Card lead.

Athletics Vs. Rangers Series Preview: TV Schedule, Probable Pitchers & More

Of the A's remaining games, seven are against the Rangers. Can the A's take the top spot in the American League West?

Athletics Vs. Yankees Final Score: New York Walks Off With 2-1 Win

The A's took a rough loss in their series opener against the Yankees. New York picked up the win on a walk-off home run by Russell Martin.

Athletics Vs. Yankees Series Preview: TV Schedule, Probable Pitchers & More

The A's will face the Yankees in the Bronx. Oakland will try to contain the potent Yanks lineup in a three-game series.

Athletics Vs. Tigers Final Score: Oakland Strikes Late In 12-4 Win

The A's were able to avoid the sweep at Comerica Park. They blew out the Tigers in Thursday's series finale.

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