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Artist rendering of proposed Oakland Athletics waterfront ballpark at the Port of Oakland Howard Terminal. (Manica Architecture)

Port Of Oakland Votes To Deal With Business Group Proposing A’s Waterfront Ballpark

Port of Oakland commissioners have voted unanimously to enter into exclusive negotiations with a group of Oakland business leaders who are proposing to build a waterfront stadium for the Oakland A’s at Howard Terminal.

03/28/2014

Zevia will be available at A's games during the 2014 season. (Zevia.com)

A’s Become First Major Team To Offer ‘Naturally Sweetened, Zero Calorie’ Sodas

The team says four flavors of Zivia – a drink flavored with stevia, a plant-based alternative to artificial sweeteners – will be available at concessions throughout O.co Coliseum.

03/28/2014

Brandon Crawford, San Francisco Giants

A’s, Giants Playing Underdog Roles Again As Bay Bridge Series Begins

The 2-time American League West champions arrive at AT&T Park Thursday for the final tuneup games before the 2014 season against a Giants team hoping for another rebound year that ends with a World Series Ring.

03/27/2014

Infeilder Ehire Adrianza #53 of the San Francisco Giants throws over the sliding Daric Barton #10 of the Oakland Athletics to compelte a double play during the fifth inning of the spring training game at Scottsdale Stadium on March 15, 2014 in Scottsdale, Arizona. The A's defeated the Giants 8-1. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Giants Among Most Valuable MLB Teams; A’s Also Raking In Dough

The San Francisco Giants have surged in value more than any other Major League Baseball team over the last twelve months, according to a new report from Forbes.

03/26/2014

Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics leaves the mound after the second inning against the Detroit Tigers of Game Five of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 10, 2013 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Fantasy Baseball Preview: 5 Bay Area Bargain Players

But the Bay Area his home to a lot of reliable talent that should go in the middle rounds, and could be snapped up inexcusably early if you are playing in a league full of homer Giants and A’s fans. So who should you target if you miss out on Buster Pose, Hunter Pence, Madison Bumgarner, Matt Cain, Josh Donaldson or Yoenis Cespedes? There are several intriguing players worth taking a late round pick on in standard leagues.

03/24/2014

Coco Crisp, Josh Donaldson

San Jose Appeals Ruling On Baseball’s Anti-Trust Exemption In Battle Over A’s

San Jose’s five-year court battle to bring the A’s from Oakland took another legal turn Wednesday when the city filed a federal appeal to the anti-trust case dismissed by a judge last year.

03/06/2014

Eric Sogard #28 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates with Nate Freiman #7 after the game against the Minnesota Twins at O.co Coliseum on September 22, 2013 in Oakland, California. The Oakland Athletics defeated the Minnesota Twins 11-7 as they clinched the American League West Division. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s Fans Claim Conspiracy As Sogard Narrowly Misses ‘Face Of MLB’ Title

Call it revenge against the nerds: with just hours to go, the big-market New York Mets and star slugger David Wright staged a comeback to claim the “Face of MLB” title over surprising finalist Eric Sogard of the Oakland Athletics in a Twitter-based contest run by Major League Baseball.

02/28/2014

Eric Sogard #28 of the Oakland Athletics is interviewed after the game against the Minnesota Twins at O.co Coliseum on September 22, 2013 in Oakland, California. The Oakland Athletics defeated the Minnesota Twins 11-7 as they clinched the American League West Division. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

#NERDPOWER On Verge Of Making A’s Sogard ‘Face Of Major League Baseball’

A lack of name recognition hasn’t stopped the Oakland A’s from claiming the last two American League West titles and, if their fans have anything to say about it, it won’t stop spectacle-sporting infielder Eric Sogard from becoming the face of Major League Baseball.

02/27/2014

Grant Balfour Massive Black Truck Tampa Bay Rays

Former Oakland A’s Grant Balfour Shows Off Massive Truck At Rays Spring Training

Former Oakland A’s pitcher Grant Balfour has a new team and a new ride, pulling up in a gargantuan behemoth of a black truck at spring training with the Tampa Bay Rays.

02/19/2014

Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by teammates in the dugout after hitting a three run home run against the Minnesota Twins during the second inning at O.co Coliseum on September 22, 2013 in Oakland. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s Give Outfielder Coco Crisp 2-Year Contract Extension

Center fielder Coco Crisp is staying with the Oakland Athletics for an additional two seasons, agreeing Friday to a new contract through 2016 that adds $22.75 million in guaranteed money.

02/07/2014

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