Finding an apartment in the Bay Area is hard enough nowadays, perhaps harder for professional ballplayers who may only want to be rent for less than a year, and especially if they have pets.
The Oakland A’s will be hosting their first LGBT Pride night in June and the girlfriend of A’s closer Sean Doolittle wants to make sure the stands are packed.
The San Jose City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to appeal its antitrust lawsuit against Major League Baseball to the U.S. Supreme Court.
The revamping Oakland Athletics made yet another trade of a star player this offseason, sending catcher Derek Norris and minor league right-hander Seth Streich to the San Diego Padres on Thursday night for righties Jesse Hahn and R.J. Alvarez along with an international signing bonus slot.
The Oakland Raiders don’t have a stadium lease for 2015, meaning this Sunday’s game against the Buffalo Bills could be the last one the Silver & Black play in Oakland. Where will the Raiders be playing their home games in 2015? Los Angeles? San Antonio? No one knows for sure, leaving a lot up in the air. Count on one thing, though: Whatever happens to the team, it won’t be without controversy.
Oakland traded All-Star third baseman Josh Donaldson to the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night for third baseman Brett Lawrie, left-hander Sean Nolin, right-hander Kendall Graveman and minor league shortstop Franklin Barreto.
The old adage is that on any given Sunday, the worst team in the league can beat the best team. Well, on Thursday night, the Oakland Raiders finally won their first game of the season, beating the Kansas City Chiefs at the Coliseum. The Chiefs were tied for the AFC West division lead and had won five straight games, while the Silver & Black had gone more than a year without winning a game. On any given Thursday?
Alvin Dark, manager of the San Francisco Giants in the 1960s and the Oakland Athletics in the 1970s following a stellar career as a player – has died at the age of 92.
Former major league pitcher Brad Halsey has died in a recreational climbing accident. He was 33.
Former A’s slugger Jose Canseco was hurt in an accidental shooting in Las Vegas Tuesday afternoon.