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Bay Area Social Media Embraces #BeatLA

Many taking to Twitter & Instagram to show support for their local teams…

8 hours ago

Tommy Milone #57 of the Oakland Athletics pithes to the Los Angeles Angels during the fifth inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 16, 2014 in Anaheim. (Harry How/Getty Images)

A’s Lose To Angels In 12 Innings

Chris Iannetta homered with two outs in the 12th inning against Drew Pomeranz, giving the Los Angeles Angels a 5-4 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night.

20 hours ago

Super Bowl XLV

Bay Area Teams Shut Out From ESPN’s ‘Highest Paid Athlete’ List

ESPN the Magazine’s list of the 25 best-paid athletes in sports lists no Barry Zito, Barry Bonds or even a Buster Posey. As in previous years, many of the highly-compensated don’t even play one of the four major American sports. Eight of the top 25 income earners come from the worlds of boxing, soccer or Formula One.

04/16/2014

Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics pitches the first pitch of the game against Nyjer Morgan #6 of the Cleveland Indians on Opening Day at O.co Coliseum on March 31, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Reportedly Making Plans To Stay In Oakland For A Decade

The Oakland A’s are shifting their focus from building a new South Bay ballpark to retrofitting the Oakland Coliseum as part of a new 10 year lease agreement.

04/16/2014

Brandon Moss of the Oakland Athletics receives high fives in the dugout after scoring a run against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the eighth inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 15, 2014 in Anaheim. All uniformed team members are wearing jersey number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Donaldson, A’s Rally In 11th To Beat Angels Again

Josh Donaldson drove in Jed Lowrie with an 11th-inning double, and the Oakland Athletics overcame Mike Trout’s tying homer in the ninth for a 10-9 victory against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.

04/15/2014

Pinch hitter John Jaso #5 of the Oakland Athletics is greeted by Josh Donaldson #20 after both score on Jaso's two run home run in the ninth inning to give the As a 3-2 lead against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 14, 2014 in Anaheim. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Jaso’s Pinch-Hit HR Lifts A’s Over Angels 3-2

Pinch-hitter John Jaso came through with a two-run homer off closer Ernesto Frieri in the ninth inning, sending the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.

04/14/2014

Members of the Oakland Athletics celebrate after defeating the Seattle Mariners 3-1 at Safeco Field on April 12, 2014 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Gray Stymies Seattle In Oakland’s 3-1 Win

Sonny Gray overcame a shaky start to allow one run in seven innings, Josh Donaldson hit a two-run homer and the Oakland Athletics won for the fifth time in six games by beating the Seattle Mariners 3-1 on Saturday night.

04/12/2014

Dan Straily #67 of the Oakland Athletics delivers a pitch against the Minnesota Twins during the first inning of the game on April 10, 2014 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Straily Shuts Down Twins To Complete 3-Game Sweep For A’s

Dan Straily pitched three-hit ball for seven innings and Sam Fuld hit a rare home run to help the Oakland Athletics complete a three-game sweep of the Minnesota Twins with a 6-1 victory Thursday.

04/10/2014

Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates scoring a run with teammate Derek Norris #36 against the Minnesota Twins during the second inning of the home opening game on April 7, 2014 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Athletics defeated the Twins 8-3. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

A’s Ruin Home Opener For Twins

Yoenis Cespedes proved he can play through a hurting right heel, giving Scott Kazmir and the A’s a spark with a pair of RBIs that helped spoil the Minnesota Twins’ home opener with an 8-3 victory on Monday.

04/07/2014

Crew Chief Gerry Davis, right, and Phil Cuzzi talk with the instant replay center to verify the balls and strikes count at Minute Maid Park on April 3, 2014 in Houston, Texas. (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: How To Fix Baseball’s Replay System

A week into the Major League Baseball season, it’s already clear that the new replay rules need some work.

04/07/2014

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