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A’s Closer, Girlfriend Buying Tickets To Fill Stands For LGBT Pride Night

The Oakland A’s will be hosting their first LGBT Pride night in June and the girlfriend of A’s closer Sean Doolittle wants to make sure the stands are packed.

03/31/2015

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KCBS Sports Fans: Forget Your Formula – A’s And Giants Fans Are The Best

The good people at Forbes clobbered together some kind of mathematical mumbo-jumbo to “prove” that San Francisco Giants fans are only the fifth-best in baseball (tied with Milwaukee Brewers fans), and that A’s fans don’t even make the top 10.

03/26/2015

A general view during Game Five of the 2014 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals at AT&T Park on October 26, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Forbes Lists Giants Fans Among Best In Baseball; Team Doubles In Value To $2 Billion

A report rating the best fans in Major League Baseball has found the San Francisco Giants, fresh off their third World Series title in five years, tied for fifth in the league, while the Oakland A’s fans did not make the top ten.

03/25/2015

An artist’s rendition of Coliseum City development that includes new stadiums for the A’s and Raiders at the current Coliseum site. (City of Oakland)

Alameda County Supes Working With Oakland, Development Firm To Keep A’s, Raiders, Warriors In Town

Alameda County supervisors hope new negotiations between the county, the city of Oakland and a development firm yield a plan to keep all three Oakland sports teams at the existing Oakland Coliseum site without spending taxpayer money on stadium construction, the supervisors said at their meeting Tuesday.

03/24/2015

Will Ferrell and Rickey Henderson. (Photo Credit: Major League Baseball)

John Madden: Will Ferrell ‘Lacks Respect’ By Playing In Spring Training Games

Madden said he won’t be tuning in when the actor and comedian takes the field at five Arizona Cactus League games, playing all nine positions.

03/12/2015

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9 Tweets That Capture Will Ferrell’s Brief Career As An Oakland Athletic

The Oakland A’s spring training routine got a jolt Thursday from comedian Will Ferrell and his attempt to play in 10 positions for 10 teams in five different Cactus League games in one day.

03/12/2015

Will Ferrell throws out a ceremonial first pitch before the Chicago Cubs Miami Marlins game at Wrigley Field on July 18, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Will Ferrell To Play Ball In Pre-Season Games With A’s, Giants

The comedy star might not be known for his killer pitch (see above) or his precise batting skills, but Ferrell is still going to attempt a major athletic feat: he wants to play all nine positions in the Cactus League.

03/11/2015

A general view of Scottsdale Stadium during a spring training game between the San Francisco Giants and the Oakland Athletics at Scottsdale Stadium on March 4, 2015 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by Rob Tringali/Getty Images)

Things Heating Up More Than Ever Before At Spring Training In Arizona

Every February, The San Francisco Giants gather for Spring Training at their home Park in Scottsdale, Arizona. In 1977, the A’s opened the newly built Hohokam Stadium in Mesa, Arizona.

03/11/2015

Pitcher Pat Venditte #74 of the Oakland Athletics poses for a portrait during the spring training photo day at HoHoKam Stadium on February 28, 2015 in Mesa, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Ambidextrous Pitcher Could Be 2nd In Modern Major League Baseball If He Cracks A’s Roster

Pat Venditte is used to it by now. Teammates, coaches and others regularly stop him for a chance to check out his one-of-a-kind glove, the same one he has used for years featuring space for either hand.

03/02/2015

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Barry Zito’s 2006 Giants Contract Vs. His 2015 A’s Contract

In 2006, Barry Zito was the biggest free agent pitcher signing in MLB history. Eight Years later he’s trying out the team that originally drafted him, hoping for a chance to make a small fraction of his Giants contract. The veteran lefty says he’s playing now for the love of the game. A look at his pay cut will sure make you believe him. Check the numbers:

02/17/2015

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8. Los Angeles Dodgers (74-57)

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5. Washington Nationals (69-53)

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