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Eric Sogard #28 of the Oakland Athletics is interviewed after the game against the Minnesota Twins at O.co Coliseum on September 22, 2013 in Oakland, California. The Oakland Athletics defeated the Minnesota Twins 11-7 as they clinched the American League West Division. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

#NERDPOWER On Verge Of Making A’s Sogard ‘Face Of 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.

02/27/2014

Carlos Ruiz #51 of the Philadelphia Phillies is tagged out at the plate by catcher Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants in the fifth inning of Game Four of the NLCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs at AT&T Park on October 20, 2010 in San Francisco. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Major League Baseball Moves To Ban Home Plate Collisions

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.

12/11/2013

A rendering of what a downtown San Jose ballpark would look like. (SJ Redevelopment Agency)

San Jose Vows Litigation After MLB Reveals A’s Relocation Request Denied

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.

12/09/2013

Lew Wolff (L) owner and managing partner of the Oakland Athletics speaks at a press conference with Major League Baseball Commisioner Bud Selig in 2006 (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Letter Surfaces Showing MLB Denied A’s San Jose Move

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.

12/07/2013

(L-R) Second Baseman Jeff Kent #21, First Baseman J.T. Snow #6 and Left Fielder Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate during game one of the World Series against the Anaheim Angels on October 19, 2002 at Edison Field in Anaheim, California. The Giants defeated the Angels 4-3. (Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Jeff Kent, J.T. Snow Among Several Ex-Giants Joining Hall Of Fame Ballot

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.

11/27/2013

AT&T Park - San Francisco (Photo by Ron Del Rosario/cbsSF)

A’s, Giants May Share AT&T Park; A’s Owner Says Team Staying Put For Now

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.

11/04/2013

A rendering of what a downtown San Jose ballpark would look like. (SJ Redevelopment Agency)

San Jose Vows Action On A’s Move Despite Judge’s Split Ruling

A lawyer for San Jose said the city plans to request sworn statements from Major League Baseball’s Commissioner and owners of 30 teams after a federal judge on Friday allowed the city to proceed with a lawsuit claiming MLB disrupted a contract by the Oakland A’s to buy land to move to San Jose.

10/11/2013

Fans go through the turnstiles at O.co Coliseum.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Fans Geared Up For ALDS Game 5 Elimination Showdown With Detroit

Anticipation is heightened for a do-or-die ALDS Game 5 at the Coliseum between the A’s and the Detroit Tigers.

10/10/2013

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7-Run Third Inning Sinks Pirates In Game 1 Of NLDS Against Cardinals

Carlos Beltran’s three-run homer sparked a seven-run third inning and the St. Louis Cardinals got seven stingy innings from Adam Wainwright, delivering a reality jolt to the Pittsburgh Pirates with a 9-1 rout Thursday in their NL division series opener.

10/03/2013

San Jose ballpark

San Jose Lawsuit Against MLB Could See Delays With Government Shutdown

The shutdown of the federal government could slow San Jose’s ongoing efforts to bring the Oakland A’s downtown. The city’s lawsuit against Major League Baseball may be delayed due to court closures.

10/01/2013

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