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Rebecca Kaplan (Facebook/Kaplan for Oakland Mayor 2014)

Oakland Mayoral Candidate Returns Campaign Donations From A’s Owner Lew Wolff

Oakland mayoral candidate Rebecca Kaplan’s campaign says she’ll return 21-hundred dollars in donations from Oakland Athletics owner Lew Wolff and his family.

10/13/2014

Eric Hosmer #35 of the Kansas City Royals scores on a wild pitch in the eighth inning during their American League Wild Card game against Oakland Athletics at Kauffman Stadium on September 30, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: AL Wildcard Game Was Exciting Despite A’s Loss; Raider Team Needs Take Ownership

Coach Madden talks about watching the A’s lose to the Royals in the AL postseason opener and discusses what he thinks Tony Sparano, the Raiders’ newly appointed interim coach, should do.

10/01/2014

7. San Francisco Giants (84-70)

Las Vegas Has Giants Favored, A’s Underdogs In Wild Card Playoff Games

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.

09/29/2014

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

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

Bryan Cranston  (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Bryan Cranston Dons An Oakland A’s Jersey For MLB Post-Season

The “Breaking Bad” star dons an A’s jersey and premiered his one-man show for the MLB post-season

09/16/2014

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

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)

2015 MLB Schedules Released; Giants, A’s Won’t Face Off Until Late Season

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.

09/08/2014

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