Athletics

Former Oakland Athletic Jose Canseco (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Jose Canseco To Dress, Live As A Woman For A Week To Show Support For Caitlyn Jenner

Bash Brother Jose Canseco is choosing a peculiar way to show support for Caitlyn Jenner’s transition by vowing to live as a woman for a week.

07/30/2015

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)

3 Takeaways From The Latest A’s Trades That Explain Why Fans Are Frustrated

I was asked to join the afternoon drive news team at KCBS to join them at 6:20 Tuesday evening to talk about the state of the Oakland Athletics, and why more and more fans are wondering if the magic of Moneyball has totally lost its direction. I jumped at the opportunity.

07/29/2015

Ben Zobrist. (Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)

Another A’s Trade: Ben Zobrist Sent To Royals

A’s general manager Billy Beane pulled off his second trade in 24 hours and third in six days.

07/28/2015

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

Frustrated A’s Fans Start Petition Demanding Ownership Starts Spending Or Sells Team

Many A’s fans saw last week’s trade of Scott Kazmir as a sign that ownership had waived a white flag on the 2015 season. Now some Oakland faithful are wondering if Lew Wolff should do the same on his tenure with the team.

07/27/2015

Scott Kazmir #26 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the New York Mets during the first inning of an interleague game at O.co Coliseum on August 19, 2014 in Oakland. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Another All-Star Gone: A’s Trade Kazmir To His Hometown Astros For 2 Minor-Leaguers

Scott Kazmir is heading to his hometown Houston Astros and into the thick of a pennant race, and the Oakland Athletics are starting their summer sell-off.

07/23/2015

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Ticket Broker Ranks A’s Fan Base Worst In Baseball, Giants Fans 2nd

(CBS SF) — A sports tickets website claims its latest rankings of Major League Baseball fans shows San Francisco Giants fans at number two in the league – and Oakland Athletics fans dead last. Ticket […]

07/20/2015

An A's fan was hit in the forehead with a broken bat during a game in Oakland. (Courtesy: Roberta Gonzales)

Dedicated A’s Fan Gets 9 Stitches After Taking Bat To The Face During Game

A dedicated A’s fan received nine stitches after getting hit in the face with a chunk of a broken bat during a game at the Oakland Coliseum.

07/01/2015

Dr. Michael Breus Ph.D

Sleep Specialist Dr. Breus Says Sleep Deprivation Makes ‘Pain Hurt Twice As Much’

On this installment of Secrets to Sleep Success with Michael Breus Ph.D., Dr. Breus talks about the serious effects a lack of sleep has on athletes and the public at large.

06/15/2015

A fan is attended to by medical staff after she was hit by a broken bat during a game between the Boston Red Sox and the Oakland Athletics in the second inning at Fenway Park on June 5, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Fan Severely Hurt By Broken Bat At Athletics – Red Sox Game Released From Hospital

A Massachusetts woman who was seriously hurt when a broken bat flew into the stands at Fenway Park last week has been released from a hospital.

06/12/2015

A fan is attended to by medical staff after she was hit by a broken bat during a game between the Boston Red Sox and the Oakland Athletics in the second inning at Fenway Park on June 5, 2015 in Boston. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Oakland A’s Brett Lawrie Sends Flowers To Mom Hit By His Bat At Fenway Park

Athletics third baseman Brett Lawrie has sent flowers to the woman who was seriously injured when she was hit in the head by Lawrie’s broken bat at Fenway Park last week.

06/10/2015

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