Sean Doolittle

Sean Doolittle: One of the Good Guys

The A’s clubhouse is loaded with good guys. But today, there is only one official “Good Guy.”
The baseball writers named Sean Doolittle as the 2014 recipient of the Bill Rigney Good Guy Award. The award was created by the Chronicle’s John Shea and is given each year to a Giant and Athletic who is most accommodating with the media.

09/23/2014

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 29: Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics looks on during a game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on June 29, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

A’s Donaldson Turns Flub Into Fantastic Play

On Sunday he blasted a walk-off homer in extra innings. He followed that up Monday night with a pretty slick play against Angels Catcher Chris Ianneta.

09/23/2014

Jeff Samardzija

Athletics Score 6 Runs In 1st, Beat Angels To Keep Wild Card Lead

Jeff Samardzija pitched seven strong innings and received some rare run support to snap a four-start winless stretch, and the Oakland Athletics kept hold of the top AL wild-card spot by beating the AL West champion Los Angeles Angels 8-4 Monday night.

09/22/2014

Philadelphia Phillies v Oakland Athletics

Jerome Williams Beats A’s For 3rd Time With 3rd Team

The A’s missed an opportunity to extend their lead in the AL wild-card race with a 3-0 loss to the Phillies on Saturday.

09/21/2014

Phillies v. A's

Lester’s Strong Outing Leads A’s Past Phillies, Regain Wild Card Lead

Coco Crisp had two hits and drove in a run, supporting another strong outing from Jon Lester, and the Oakland Athletics defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 on Friday night to regain the top spot in the chase for AL wild cards.

09/19/2014

Raley Field in Sacramento, California. (Sacramento River Cats)

Giants Steal Sacramento Minor League Club From A’s; Oakland Forced To Partner With Nashville

Oakland has announced a four-year player development deal with Triple-A Nashville of the Pacific Coast League, The Giants new Triple-A affiliate is the Sacramento River Cats.

09/18/2014

J.P. Arencibia #7 of the Texas Rangers rounds the bases after hitting a three-run homer off of Sean Doolittle #62 of the Oakland Athletics in the top of the ninth inning at O.co Coliseum on September 17, 2014 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Lose To Rangers After Doolittle Blows Save, Angels Win AL West

Sean Doolittle allowed a three-run homer to J.P. Arencibia during a six-run ninth inning, and the Oakland Athletics lost 6-1 to the last-place Texas Rangers on Wednesday night.

09/17/2014

Raley Field, home of the River Cats (Sacramento River Cats)

Sacramento River Cats File Paperwork To Drop A’s Affiliation

Despite more than a decade as one of the most successful minor league baseball partnerships in the nation, the Sacramento River Cats are reportedly dropping their partnership with the Oakland Athletics, according to multiple media outlets.

09/15/2014

Josh Donaldson #20 and Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates after Donaldson hit a two-run homer in the top of the six inning against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on July 10, 2014 in San Francisco. Moss was on base when Donaldson homered. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

6 Teams More Likely To Go To World Series Than The Giants And A’s

Back in June the Giants and A’s looked destined to meet in the World Series, now they’ll be lucky to get more than one game of postseason play apiece.

09/15/2014

Oakland Athletics catcher Derek Norris #36, left, and relief pitcher Sean Doolittle #62 celebrate defeating the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on September 13, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. The Athletics won the game 3-2 and Doolittle earned the save. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Lowrie Draws Bases-Loaded Walk In 10th To Lift A’s Over Mariners, 3-2

It went right for the A’s in the end, as Jed Lowrie drew a bases-loaded walk with two outs in the 10th to force in the tiebreaking run and lift the Athletics to a 3-2 victory Saturday night.

09/13/2014

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3. Washington Nationals (96-66)

Baseball Shots Of The Week – October 1, 2014

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23. Cincinnati Reds (72-84)

Baseball Shots Of The Week – September 24, 2014

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20. Miami Marlins (72-76)

Baseball Shots Of The Week – September 17, 2014

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8. Kansas City Royals (74-62)

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8. Los Angeles Dodgers (74-57)

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5. Washington Nationals (69-53)

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