Both the Giants and A’s will be on the road this week hoping to extend the 2014 postseason beyond a single game, but Las Vegas bookies say the Giants actually have a better shot at advancing than the boys from Oakland.
It’s time for Giants and A’s fans who have been lamenting the Bay Area’s fall from MLB dominance in recent weeks to turn their attention to the silver lining of their second place finishes in the West – both teams appear headed to the post season, something fans of 20 other teams can’t console themselves with.
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.
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.
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.
The “Breaking Bad” star dons an A’s jersey and premiered his one-man show for the MLB post-season
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.
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.
The Bay Bridge series may take on added importance next year as the Giants and A’s meet down the stretch with playoff implications likely.
Adam Dunn is in a pennant race at last, and what an impression he made on his new team as the September stretch run began.