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Roberta Gonzales' First Pitch at the Oakland A's game (CBS)

Roberta Crushes Her Fear & Throws First Pitch At Oakland A’s Game

For those who have never had the opportunity to throw out a First Pitch at a Major League Baseball game here’s how it goes down.

16 hours ago

Brett Lawrie #15 of the Oakland Athletics is held back by plate umpire Greg Gibson after be was almost hit by a pitch. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

3 Takeaways From The Latest A’s Trades That Explain Why Fans Are Frustrated

I was asked to join the afternoon drive news team at KCBS to join them at 6:20 Tuesday evening to talk about the state of the Oakland Athletics, and why more and more fans are wondering if the magic of Moneyball has totally lost its direction. I jumped at the opportunity.

07/29/2015

Oakland Athletics at O.Co Coliseum (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Frustrated A’s Fans Start Petition Demanding Ownership Starts Spending Or Sells Team

Many A’s fans saw last week’s trade of Scott Kazmir as a sign that ownership had waived a white flag on the 2015 season. Now some Oakland faithful are wondering if Lew Wolff should do the same on his tenure with the team.

07/27/2015

Scott Kazmir #26 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the New York Mets during the first inning of an interleague game at O.co Coliseum on August 19, 2014 in Oakland. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Another All-Star Gone: A’s Trade Kazmir To His Hometown Astros For 2 Minor-Leaguers

Scott Kazmir is heading to his hometown Houston Astros and into the thick of a pennant race, and the Oakland Athletics are starting their summer sell-off.

07/23/2015

Toronto Blue Jays v Oakland Athletics (credit: Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)

A’s Celebrate, Wait For Review In Extra Inning Win Over Blue Jays

The bang-bang final play happened so fast Danny Valencia wasn’t sure whether Oakland pinch-hitter Ike Davis…

07/23/2015

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Ticket Broker Ranks A’s Fan Base Worst In Baseball, Giants Fans 2nd

(CBS SF) — A sports tickets website claims its latest rankings of Major League Baseball fans shows San Francisco Giants fans at number two in the league – and Oakland Athletics fans dead last. Ticket […]

07/20/2015

A general view of campers setup during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway on June 21, 2013 in Sonoma, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

7 Big Events That Will Make Bay Area Traffic A Nightmare On Sunday

Some of you are so excited to celebrate the Supreme Court marriage equality ruling that you already have the car packed up and ready to drive down to Sunday’s San Francisco Pride Parade. That’s a good thing. You might want to consider leaving now.

06/26/2015

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)

Developer Expected To Present Plans For Raiders- A’s Shared Oakland Site On Monday

We may know sometime Monday whether a plan to build a new football stadium for the Oakland Raiders in the East Bay is still in play. A San Diego developer is expected to present proposed plans for a $1 billion stadium project.

06/22/2015

A fan is attended to by medical staff after she was hit by a broken bat during a game between the Boston Red Sox and the Oakland Athletics in the second inning at Fenway Park on June 5, 2015 in Boston. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Oakland A’s Brett Lawrie Sends Flowers To Mom Hit By His Bat At Fenway Park

Athletics third baseman Brett Lawrie has sent flowers to the woman who was seriously injured when she was hit in the head by Lawrie’s broken bat at Fenway Park last week.

06/10/2015

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BART Needs To Shut Transbay Tube For 5 Days, Likely Over Labor Day Weekend

BART has announced major closures this summer, likely over Labor Day Weekend, for critical track maintenance that will close the Transbay Tube for five days.

06/08/2015

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