Oakland A’s

Roberta Gonzales' First Pitch at the Oakland A's game (CBS)

Roberta Crushes Her Fear & Throws First Pitch At Oakland A’s Game

For those who have never had the opportunity to throw out a First Pitch at a Major League Baseball game here’s how it goes down.

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Brett Lawrie #15 of the Oakland Athletics is held back by plate umpire Greg Gibson after be was almost hit by a pitch. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

3 Takeaways From The Latest A’s Trades That Explain Why Fans Are Frustrated

I was asked to join the afternoon drive news team at KCBS to join them at 6:20 Tuesday evening to talk about the state of the Oakland Athletics, and why more and more fans are wondering if the magic of Moneyball has totally lost its direction. I jumped at the opportunity.

07/29/2015

Ben Zobrist. (Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)

Another A’s Trade: Ben Zobrist Sent To Royals

A’s general manager Billy Beane pulled off his second trade in 24 hours and third in six days.

07/28/2015

Scott Kazmir #26 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the New York Mets during the first inning of an interleague game at O.co Coliseum on August 19, 2014 in Oakland. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Another All-Star Gone: A’s Trade Kazmir To His Hometown Astros For 2 Minor-Leaguers

Scott Kazmir is heading to his hometown Houston Astros and into the thick of a pennant race, and the Oakland Athletics are starting their summer sell-off.

07/23/2015

Toronto Blue Jays v Oakland Athletics (credit: Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)

A’s Celebrate, Wait For Review In Extra Inning Win Over Blue Jays

The bang-bang final play happened so fast Danny Valencia wasn’t sure whether Oakland pinch-hitter Ike Davis…

07/23/2015

Oakland Athletics at O.Co Coliseum (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Oakland A’s Season Ticketholder’s Lawsuit Seeks More Safety Netting At MLB Ballparks

An Oakland Athletics season ticket-holder asked a federal court Monday to protect fans from flying bats and balls by ordering Major League Baseball to extend the safety netting at its ballparks the entire length of the foul lines.

07/13/2015

A fan is attended to by medical staff after she was hit by a broken bat during a game between the Boston Red Sox and the Oakland Athletics in the second inning at Fenway Park on June 5, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Fan Severely Hurt By Broken Bat At Athletics – Red Sox Game Released From Hospital

A Massachusetts woman who was seriously hurt when a broken bat flew into the stands at Fenway Park last week has been released from a hospital.

06/12/2015

A fan is attended to by medical staff after she was hit by a broken bat during a game between the Boston Red Sox and the Oakland Athletics in the second inning at Fenway Park on June 5, 2015 in Boston. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Oakland A’s Brett Lawrie Sends Flowers To Mom Hit By His Bat At Fenway Park

Athletics third baseman Brett Lawrie has sent flowers to the woman who was seriously injured when she was hit in the head by Lawrie’s broken bat at Fenway Park last week.

06/10/2015

A fan is attended to by medical staff after she was hit by a broken bat during a game between the Boston Red Sox and the Oakland Athletics in the second inning at Fenway Park on June 5, 2015 in Boston. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Fan Struck By Broken Bat At A’s – Red Sox Game Still Hospitalized With Life-Threatening Injuries

A fan whose head was bloodied by a broken bat that flew into the stands at Fenway Park was in the hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said.

06/06/2015

A fan is attended to by medical staff after she was hit by a broken bat during a game between the Boston Red Sox and the Oakland Athletics in the second inning at Fenway Park on June 5, 2015 in Boston. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Woman Critically Injured By Broken Bat At Athletics-Red Sox Game

A woman watching the game between the Oakland A’s and Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park Friday evening was severely hurt by a broken bat that flew into the stands.

06/05/2015

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