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Pitcher Pat Venditte #74 of the Oakland Athletics poses for a portrait during the spring training photo day at HoHoKam Stadium on February 28, 2015 in Mesa, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

A’s Call Up 2nd Switch Pitcher In Modern Major League Baseball History

The Athletics have reportedly promoted switch-pitcher Pat Venditte from Triple-A Nashville prior to Friday’s game against the Red Sox, according to MLB.com.

06/05/2015

Ben Zobrist #18 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates his grand slam against the Detroit Tigers with Marcus Semien #10 and Billy Burns #1 during the seventh inning at Comerica Park on June 2, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. The Athletics defeated the Tigers 5-3. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Viral Video: A’s Grand Slam Brings Homer-Catching Kid To Tears In Detroit

Every kid who brings a glove to the game dreams of making a fully outstretched grab on a home run ball, but what if that perfect moment comes at the expense of your favorite team? Apparently that scenario is quite tragic.

06/03/2015

Denver Nuggets v Golden State Warriors - Game Four

Big Game Day In Oakland, Warrior, A’s Fans Urged To Use Public Transit

Sports fans converging on the O.co Coliseum and Oracle Arena Wednesday for Oakland Athletics and Golden State Warriors games are being strongly encouraged to take public transit

05/27/2015

One rendering of the Coliseum City project which includes the current Oracle Arena and new baseball and football stadiums. (City of Oakland)

Coliseum Official: Deal For New Oakland Raiders Stadium ‘Gurgling Blood’

A Coliseum official close to the talks for a new Raiders stadium in Oakland is saying the deal is “gurgling blood”, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

05/18/2015

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)

Royals’ Herrera Suspended, Ventura Fined For Throwing At Athletics’ Lawrie

Major League Baseball suspended Kansas City’s Kelvin Herrera for five games and fined him and fellow pitcher Yordano Ventura after both targeted Brett Lawrie during a testy series against Oakland over the weekend.

04/21/2015

Members of the Tennyson American Little League in Hayward. (CBS)

Oakland A’s, Hayward Firefighters Help Little League Team Recover From Burglary

Hayward firefighters and the Oakland A’s have each donated $1,000 to help the Tennyson American Little League after a person stole the league’s safe with about $7,000 inside.

04/17/2015

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

San Jose Files Petition With U.S. Supreme Court In Antitrust Case Against MLB

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo acknowledges that just getting the Supreme Court to hear the case is a longshot, but he remains hopeful.

04/15/2015

A stadium vendor sells hot dogs during Game One of the Major League Baseball World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Detroit Tigers at AT&T Park on October 24, 2012 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

11 Crazy New Foods Served Up At MLB Ballparks This Year

With three titles in five years you would think that Giants fans don’t have anything to complain about. But have you compared the menu at AT&T Park or at O.Co with the stuff people in the Midwest can stuff in their faces?

04/08/2015

Jeff Samardzija of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Houston Astros in the third inning at O.co Coliseum on September 5, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Noah Graham/Getty Images)

Former A’s Pitcher Jeff Samardzija – ‘No Chance’ To $7,500 A Month Rent In San Francisco

After being traded to the Oakland A’s last year, Samardzija stayed in hotels, rather than renting a spot in the Bay Area.

04/08/2015

Cody Ross #7 of the Arizona Diamondbacks bats against the Washington Nationals during the MLB game at Chase Field on May 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Former Giants Fan Favorite, Postseason Hero Cody Ross Reportedly Set To Join Athletics

Former San Francisco Giants player and postseason hero Cody Ross may be joining the Oakland A’s, according to a national sportswriter.

04/07/2015

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