Bob Geren

Bob Melvin, interim manager of the Oakland Athletics (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

A’s, Melvin Agree On 3-Year Contract

The Oakland Athletics have reached agreement on a three-year contract to keep Bob Melvin as their permanent manager


Bob Melvin, interim manager of the Oakland Athletics (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

A’s Rally Late To Beat White Sox, 7-5

Scott Sizemore hit a go-ahead three-run double in the ninth inning to rally the Oakland Athletics past the Chicago White Sox 7-5 Friday night, ending a 10-game losing streak.

CBS San Francisco–06/10/2011

Cardinals Manager Tony La Russa (Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: La Russa’s Longevity

Tony La Russa will be managing his 5,000th major league game when his Cardinals take the field against the Milwaukee Brewers Friday night.


Bob Melvin, interim manager of the Oakland Athletics (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

A’s Drop 10th Straight Despite Managerial Change

Adam Dunn and Paul Konerko each hit two-run homers and the Chicago White Sox spoiled the debut of Oakland interim manager Bob Melvin, beating the Athletics 9-4 on Thursday night.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/09/2011

Bob Geren

A’s Fire Geren; Bay Area Native Bob Melvin Takes Charge

The Oakland Athletics have fired manager Bob Geren in the midst of a nine-game losing streak that has sent them tumbling to the bottom of the AL West standings.

CBS San Francisco–06/09/2011

Ryan Sweeney of the Oakland A's. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Score 3 Runs In 6th, Beat Orioles

Ryan Sweeney hit a tiebreaking single as part of a three-run sixth inning and the Oakland Athletics held on to beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-2 on Friday night.

CBS San Francisco–05/27/2011

Designated hitter Hideki Matsui #55 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates a solo home run with his teammates off starting pitcher Scott Baker #30 of the Minnesota Twins during the fourth inning of their game on April 10, 2011 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Athletics defeated the Twins 5-3. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Matsui’s 1st Homerun Helps Lift A’s Over Twins, 5-3

Hideki Matsui wasn’t the only one getting a little anxious for his first home run in an Athletics uniform.

CBS San Francisco–04/10/2011

Oakland A's logo

A’s Hire New Bench Coach, Hitting Coach

The Oakland Athletics have hired Joel Skinner as bench coach and Gerald Perry as hitting coach as part of an overhaul of their coaching staff.

CBS San Francisco–10/20/2010