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Will Ferrell throws out a ceremonial first pitch before the Chicago Cubs Miami Marlins game at Wrigley Field on July 18, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Will Ferrell To Play Ball In Pre-Season Games With A’s, Giants

The comedy star might not be known for his killer pitch (see above) or his precise batting skills, but Ferrell is still going to attempt a major athletic feat: he wants to play all nine positions in the Cactus League.

03/11/2015

NEW YORK - AUGUST 5:  Pitcher Barry Zito #75 of the Oakland Athletics delivers against the New York Yankees during the game at Yankee Stadium on August 5, 2004 in the Bronx, New York. The Yanks won 5-1. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s, Zito Agree To Minor League Deal

Former A’s ace Barry Zito will be returning to the Bay area on a minor league contract according to the San Francisco Chronicle. CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman says the deal has a base salary of $1 million and Zito can earn up to an additional $175,000 in incentives.

02/17/2015

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

New MLB Commissioner Optimistic About New Oakland A’s Ballpark; San Jose Still In Fight For The Team

The new commissioner of Major League Baseball said he is optimistic that the Athletics will be able to get a new ball park in Oakland. But those who want to see the A’s move to San Jose say they’re not yet ready to throw in the towel.

01/27/2015

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.  (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

San Jose Loses Challenge To MLB Antitrust Exemption Which Blocks Move By Oakland A’s

The city of San Jose has lost its antitrust lawsuit against Major League Baseball on Thursday.

01/15/2015

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The 12 Players You’ve Had To Cross Off Your A’s Roster

The trade of John Jaso for to the Tampa Bay Rays over the weekend means that A’s fans will likely be looking at a whole new starting infield for the 2015 season.

01/12/2015

A's v Yankees

Star Exodus From Oakland Is No Reason For A’s Fans To Lose Faith

After a series of high-profile (and cost cutting) trades, it’s currently en vogue to take a swipe at the Billy Beane pinata. I’ll pass, and here’s why: the A’s, under Billy Beane, have been incredibly successful.

12/09/2014

Billy Butler #16 of the Kansas City Royals scores in the second inning off a hit by Alex Gordon #4 against the San Francisco Giants during Game Seven of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

A’s Reportedly Sign Veteran DH Billy Butler To 3-Year Deal

The Oakland Athletics have apparently agreed to a three year contract with Kansas City fan favorite Billy Butler.

11/19/2014

Former Major League Baseball player Jose Canseco. (Photo By Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Jose Canseco’s 7 Funniest Tweets About Selling His Shot-Off Finger On eBay

As a member of the Oakland Athletics, Jose Canseco gained fame as the first person ever to steal 40 bases and blast 40 homers in the same year. Now in retirement, Canseco may become the first (we hope) to successfully sell a finger he shot off on eBay.

11/18/2014

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf (Libby Schaff/A Better Oakland)

Oakland Mayor-Elect Libby Schaaf Shares Her Vision For ‘The Coolest Place On The Planet’

Mayor-elect Libby Schaaf plans to end crime, fix the schools and keep both the A’s and Raiders in town. That’s what she told KCBS In Depth co-hosts Doug Sovern and Phil Matier when asked about her vision for Oakland’s future.

11/17/2014

Alvin Dark

Former Giants, Athletics Manager Alvin Dark Dies; Won World Series As Both Player And Manager

Alvin Dark, manager of the San Francisco Giants in the 1960s and the Oakland Athletics in the 1970s following a stellar career as a player – has died at the age of 92.

11/13/2014

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