Officials in the East Bay are expressing concerns over plans to build a sports and entertainment center at the site of the Oakland Coliseum.
In one whirlwind stretch of less than 24 hours, Oakland general manager Billy Beane pulled off a trio of trades with three different clubs and upgraded Oakland’s bullpen in the process.
The Oakland Athletics acquired AL saves leader Jim Johnson from the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night as a replacement for All-Star closer Grant Balfour.
A person with knowledge of the negotiations says free-agent left-hander Scott Kazmir is closing in on a $22 million, two-year contract with the Oakland Athletics.
The Raiders will pay $400,000 in 2014. The A’s will pay $1.75 million each of the two years of the extension.
San Francisco 49ers stars — and even coach Jim Harbaugh — all gave shoutouts to 5-year-old Miles Scott. The San Francisco Giants and Oakland Raiders also cheered him, along with Stanford’s baseball team among many others.
Infielder Nick Punto has agreed to a one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics following a little more than a season with the Los Angeles Dodgers
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.
Coco Crisp makes the Oakland Athletics go from the top of the order, and figures to be doing so again in 2014.
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.