San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed Thursday expressed frustration at the lack of a decision by Major League Baseball on whether to permit the Oakland A’s to move to his city.
Yoenis Cespedes hit a three-run home run and the Oakland Athletics held on to beat the San Francisco Giants 4-3 on Saturday in the final tuneup for both teams.
The San Francisco Giants’ two-time Cy Young Award winner struggled again on Saturday in his fourth start of the spring. The right-hander gave up five runs and six hits in three-plus innings, including a long homer to Yoenis Cespedes, as the Oakland Athletics defeated the Giants 12-5.
The American Academy of Neurology said athletes shouldn’t resume playing until they’ve been fully evaluated and cleared by a doctor or other professional with concussion expertise.
Josh Reddick hit a three-run homer off Jered Weaver in the first inning, Luke Montz and Yoenis Cespedes each had two-run drives in the second off the Angels’ ace and an Oakland Athletics split squad blew a big lead before rallying for a 13-13 tie with Los Angeles on Saturday.
Josh Reddick hit three-run home run in the third inning, leading the Oakland Athletics to a 6-3 win over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday.
Milwaukee slugger Ryan Braun homered in his first at-bat of the exhibition season and the Brewers beat the Oakland Athletics 2-1 Saturday.
While they’ve already locked up a playoff spot, the Oakland Athletics suddenly find themselves on the verge of overtaking the Texas Rangers.
Major League Baseball’s 2013 preliminary schedule is out and includes several format changes caused by the shift of the Houston Astros to the American League. A National League franchise for its first 51 seasons, the Astros start AL play on April 2 when they host cross-state rival Texas.
The Little Leaguers from Petaluma were being honored by the big leaguers on the Oakland A’s in a pre-game ceremony Friday following the team’s exciting run in the Little League World Series.