The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Joint Powers Authority today finalized its approval of an agreement to extend the Oakland A’s lease at the O.co Coliseum for the next decade.
Jason Hammel pitched scoreless ball into the sixth inning to snap a four-start losing streak since being traded to Oakland, leading the Athletics past the Tampa Bay Rays 3-0 on Tuesday night.
An opossum ran onto the field in the 10th inning during the A’s- Rays game. A short time later, Derek Norris hit a single to give the A’s a walk-off win.
The Oakland A’s still boast the best record in baseball. The Giants trial only the Dodgers in the National League standings, so you’d expect local ballplayers to be in the hunt for the major postseason awards, but you’d be wrong.
Derek Norris singled up the middle with two outs and the bases loaded in the 10th inning against former Oakland closer Grant Balfour, and the Athletics beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Monday night.
Here are seven great fan catches using a hat.
Jon Lester worked into the seventh inning to win his Athletics debut and Gomes produced two timely hits during an eight-run burst in his Bay Area return for an 8-3 victory against the Kansas City Royals on Saturday.
Raul Ibanez homered to break his own franchise record for oldest Royals player to clear the fences, and Kansas City beat the A’s 1-0 on Friday night.
Jon Lester walked through the Oakland clubhouse doors to quite a greeting, from the snappy, patriotic marching tune blaring from the sound system to the handshakes and hellos from every corner.
After one of the craziest MLB trade deadlines ever, let’s take a look at who made the best moves of the day.