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Matt Keough, former A's pitcher and executive, dies at 64

The Athletics announced the death Saturday night without providing details.
Credit: ASSOCIATED PRESS
Matt Keough, the starting pitcher for the Oakland A's, tries to gain some composure after two consecutive wild pitches that scored two Yank runs in the third inning at Yankee Stadium, New York, Aug. 26, 1978. Keough settled down and continued in the game. (AP Photo/G. Paul Burnett)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Matt Keough, the former Oakland Athletics pitcher and special assistant, has died. He was 64. 

The Athletics announced the death Saturday night without providing details. 

Keough was an American League All-Star as a rookie in 1978 and was selected AL Comeback Player of the Year in 1980. 

He was 58-84 with a 4.17 ERA with Oakland, the New York Yankees, St. Louis, Chicago Cubs and Houston. His father, Marty and uncle, Joe, were major league outfielders.