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Oakland extends lease with Athletics through 2015 season

By Matt Snyder | Baseball Writer

O.co Coliseum will remain the A's home for at least two more seasons.
O.co Coliseum will remain the A's home for at least two more seasons. (USATSI)

The Oakland Athletics will remain in O.co Coliseum through the 2015 season, as an agreement on a lease extension was reached with the city of Oakland Monday.

At least that's what the mayor says:

Several weeks ago, some reports noted the threat of Major League Baseball possibly forcing the A's to share AT&T Park with the Giants for a year or two, but that isn't happening for now. Negotiations on a new lease for O.co Coliseum took place for around seven months before an agreement was reached.

Still, the A's stadium situation remains in limbo thanks to a territorial dispute with the Giants over San Jose and Major League Baseball doing very little -- in four and a half years, mind you -- to help solve the dispute.

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