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Bay Area Social Media Embraces #BeatLA

Many taking to Twitter & Instagram to show support for their local teams…

04/17/2014

Super Bowl XLV

Bay Area Teams Shut Out From ESPN’s ‘Highest Paid Athlete’ List

ESPN the Magazine’s list of the 25 best-paid athletes in sports lists no Barry Zito, Barry Bonds or even a Buster Posey. As in previous years, many of the highly-compensated don’t even play one of the four major American sports. Eight of the top 25 income earners come from the worlds of boxing, soccer or Formula One.

04/16/2014

Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics pitches the first pitch of the game against Nyjer Morgan #6 of the Cleveland Indians on Opening Day at O.co Coliseum on March 31, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Reportedly Making Plans To Stay In Oakland For A Decade

The Oakland A’s are shifting their focus from building a new South Bay ballpark to retrofitting the Oakland Coliseum as part of a new 10 year lease agreement.

04/16/2014

Scott Kazmir

Cespedes Homer Breaks Tie To Lift Athletics Over Mariners, 3-0

Yoenis Cespedes hit a two-run homer that broke a scoreless tie in the eighth inning, lifting the Oakland Athletics over the Seattle Mariners 3-0 Sunday.

04/13/2014

Members of the Oakland Athletics celebrate after defeating the Seattle Mariners 3-1 at Safeco Field on April 12, 2014 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Gray Stymies Seattle In Oakland’s 3-1 Win

Sonny Gray overcame a shaky start to allow one run in seven innings, Josh Donaldson hit a two-run homer and the Oakland Athletics won for the fifth time in six games by beating the Seattle Mariners 3-1 on Saturday night.

04/12/2014

Dan Straily #67 of the Oakland Athletics delivers a pitch against the Minnesota Twins during the first inning of the game on April 10, 2014 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Straily Shuts Down Twins To Complete 3-Game Sweep For A’s

Dan Straily pitched three-hit ball for seven innings and Sam Fuld hit a rare home run to help the Oakland Athletics complete a three-game sweep of the Minnesota Twins with a 6-1 victory Thursday.

04/10/2014

A slimmed-down Pablo Sandoval in a pool. (Pablo Sandoval via Twitter)

Baseball’s Heaviest Hitters: The Fittest and Fattest MLB Teams For the 2014 Season

Baseball players’ weight has always been a hot topic, as the really heavy hitters truly tipped the scales. Who’s fittest and fattest of the 2014 MLB rosters?

04/08/2014

Crew Chief Gerry Davis, right, and Phil Cuzzi talk with the instant replay center to verify the balls and strikes count at Minute Maid Park on April 3, 2014 in Houston, Texas. (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: How To Fix Baseball’s Replay System

A week into the Major League Baseball season, it’s already clear that the new replay rules need some work.

04/07/2014

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics reacts after closing out the fifth inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game Two of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 5, 2013 in Oakland, California.

A’s Pitcher Makes Rare Putout On Line Drive To 1st

When Kyle Seager of the Mariners ripped a liner toward first base it looked like he’d be running for extra bases, until the bag got in the way.

04/07/2014

Cleveland Indians v Oakland Athletics

A’s Fans Treated To Rare Early-Season Doubleheader

Scott Kazmir must wait an extra day to make his Oakland Athletics’ debut against a Cleveland Indians team that gave him the chance to revive his career last season.

04/02/2014

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