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Big Game Day In Oakland, Warrior, A’s Fans Urged To Use Public Transit

Sports fans converging on the O.co Coliseum and Oracle Arena Wednesday for Oakland Athletics and Golden State Warriors games are being strongly encouraged to take public transit

05/27/2015

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MLB 5 Best And Worst Surprises From First Month

One full month of the MLB season is in the books, what are the biggest surprises?

05/13/2015

Pablo Sandoval #48 of the Boston Red Sox trots around the bases after hitting a solo home run off of Angel Castro #44 of the Oakland Athletics in the top of the 11th inning at O.co Coliseum on May 11, 2015 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Pablo Sandoval Homers In 11th In Return To Bay Area, A’s Lose To Red Sox

Pablo Sandoval homered leading off the 11th inning in his return to the Bay Area, where he won three championships for the Giants, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 on Monday night.

05/11/2015

Eric Sogard #28 of the Oakland Athletics and Brett Lowrie #15 of the Oakland Athletics celebrate with teammates after a win against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at O.co Coliseum on April 28, 2015 in Oakland. (Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)

Sonny Gray Strikes Out 6 To Pitch A’s Past Angels

The Oakland Athletics snapped a season-high four-game losing streak with a 6-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.

04/28/2015

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)

Royals’ Herrera Suspended, Ventura Fined For Throwing At Athletics’ Lawrie

Major League Baseball suspended Kansas City’s Kelvin Herrera for five games and fined him and fellow pitcher Yordano Ventura after both targeted Brett Lawrie during a testy series against Oakland over the weekend.

04/21/2015

Cody Ross #7 of the Arizona Diamondbacks bats against the Washington Nationals during the MLB game at Chase Field on May 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Former Giants Fan Favorite, Postseason Hero Cody Ross Reportedly Set To Join Athletics

Former San Francisco Giants player and postseason hero Cody Ross may be joining the Oakland A’s, according to a national sportswriter.

04/07/2015

Lon Simmons

Lon Simmons: More Than A Broadcaster

I grew up idolizing Lon Simmons and called the play-by-play every chance I got. Be it a football game, a whiffle ball game, even my All-Star baseball board game. The venue never mattered much to me, as long as I had the chance to be Lon Simmons.

04/06/2015

Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Texas Rangers in the top of the first inning on Opening Day at O.co Coliseum on April 6, 2015 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Gray Pitches Gem, A’s Win First Season Opener In More Than A Decade

Sonny Gray carried a no-hit bid into the eighth inning before Ryan Rua broke it up with a leadoff single, and the Oakland Athletics snapped their record 10-game losing on opening day by beating the Texas Rangers 8-0 Monday night.

04/06/2015

Facebook fandom 2015

Facebook Fandom Map Shows Giants’ Popularity Surging Past Dodgers

Facebook has released its annual Major League Baseball fandom map showing the World Series champion San Francisco Giants increasing its fan base across U.S. counties, overtaking that of arch-rival Los Angeles Dodgers.

04/01/2015

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30 Players: Semien Looks To Break Out With A’s

When you take a look at Marcus Semien’s stats, nothing really jumps out at you, until you get to his on-base percentage. If you were wondering why he was the main target of Athletics GM Billy Beane in the Jeff Samardzija trade, look no further.

03/31/2015

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