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Raiders enter camp with ‘chip’ on shoulders

In this April 22, 2014 file photo, Oakland Raiders defensive end Justin Tuck answers questions during an NFL football news conference in Alameda, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — There was a common theme to the players the Oakland Raiders brought in this offseason.

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Hammel loses second straight as O’s beat A’s, 8-4

Oakland Athletics' Jason Hammel walks back to the mound in the third inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles Saturday, July 19, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jason Hammel planned to go home, get a good night’s rest and return to the ballpark ready to get back at it. He wants to put his latest outing behind him as soon as possible.

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Jones drives in 5 runs, O’s top A’s 8-4

Baltimore Orioles' Adam Jones (10) is congratulated by third base coach Bobby Dickerson, left, after Jones hit a three run home run hit off Oakland Athletics' Jason Hammel in the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 19, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Adam Jones wasn’t all that impressed with matching his career high for RBIs. The veteran outfielder was more concerned with the runners he and his Baltimore teammates left on base.

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Donaldson’s HR tops Machado, A’s stun O’s 5-4

Baltimore Orioles' Manny Machado celebrates after hitting a two-run home run off Oakland Athletics' Jeff Samardzija in the seventh inning of a baseball game Friday, July 18, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Manny Machado silenced the boos in Oakland with one swing. Josh Donaldson ignited the roars with another.

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Donaldson’s HR in 9th rallies A’s past O’s, 5-4

Oakland Athletics' Josh Donaldson (20) is welcomed after hitting the game-winning three-run home run off Baltimore Orioles' Zach Britton in the ninth inning of a baseball game Friday, July 18, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. Oakland won 5-4. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Josh Donaldson swiped the spotlight from Manny Machado in the biggest way he could.

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