The Oakland A’s still boast the best record in baseball. The Giants trial only the Dodgers in the National League standings, so you’d expect local ballplayers to be in the hunt for the major postseason awards, but you’d be wrong.
James Shields pitched eight sharp innings for his first win in nearly a month, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Sunday.
Jon Lester walked through the Oakland clubhouse doors to quite a greeting, from the snappy, patriotic marching tune blaring from the sound system to the handshakes and hellos from every corner.
When you go all in in poker you’re betting you’ve got the best hand. Billy Beane won’t know until October if the river card is an Ace or a Joker.
The Oakland Athletics will go ahead with a planned T-shirt day promotion this weekend honoring outfielder All-Star Yoenis Cespedes, hours after the team announced he had been traded to the Boston Red Sox.
The A’s have added another ace to their rotation, and brought back fan favorite Jonny Gomes for slugging outfielder Yenis Cespedes, confirms John Heyman of CBS Sports.
Brandon Moss was having a frustrating night before the ninth inning.
The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to extend the Oakland A’s lease at the O.co Coliseum for another 10 years.
The Giant’s remain among the league’s elite, despite a sputtering offense. The A’s? Still #1, but look who’s right behind them.
John Jaso drove in three runs, helping Scott Kazmir and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 9-3 Sunday night.