Major League Baseball
Josh Donaldson hit his first home run of the spring and the Oakland A’stied the Chicago White Sox 2-2 in a game stopped after nine innings Sunday.
The breakout band riding high on the success of “Best Day of My Life” have few ideas of musicians who’d make great athletes, including Fall Out Boy drummer Andy Hurley.
Right-hander Tim Hudson made his first start since breaking his ankle on July 24, pitching two no-hit innings, and the Giants beat the Diamondbacks 5-3 Sunday.
Call it revenge against the nerds: with just hours to go, the big-market New York Mets and star slugger David Wright staged a comeback to claim the “Face of MLB” title over surprising finalist Eric Sogard of the Oakland Athletics in a Twitter-based contest run by Major League Baseball.
A lack of name recognition hasn’t stopped the Oakland A’s from claiming the last two American League West titles and, if their fans have anything to say about it, it won’t stop spectacle-sporting infielder Eric Sogard from becoming the face of Major League Baseball.
Major League Baseball plans to eliminate home plate collisions, such as the one that severely injured San Francisco Giants star catcher Buster Posey, possibly as soon as next season but no later than by 2015.
Major League Baseball revealed over the weekend that their commissioner sent a denial letter to the Oakland Athletics over the summer, to block their plans to move to San Jose.
Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig formally informed the Oakland A’s this summer that the team’s bid to move San Jose had been denied.
Former San Francisco Giant MVP Jeff Kent and fan favorite J.T. Snow are among 19 newcomers to be listed on this year’s Hall of Fame ballot, joining steroid-tainted holdovers Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa.
Major League Baseball has suggested the Oakland A’s temporarily share AT&T Park with the San Francisco Giants for a couple of years as lease extension talks between the A’s and the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Authority have stalled.