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Sonny Gray

Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Cleveland Indians during Opening Day at O.co Coliseum on March 31, 2014 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Fall To Cleveland, Lose 10th Straight Season Opener

Nyjer Morgan hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the ninth inning against new Athletics closer Jim Johnson and the Cleveland Indians sent Oakland to its major league-record 10th straight opening loss with a 2-0 victory Monday night.

03/31/2014

Division Series - Detroit Tigers v Oakland Athletics - Game Five

Expectations High For Sonny Gray As He Takes The Mound For A’s Home Opener

Sure, Sonny Gray gained some nice momentum from that impressive pitcher’s duel with Detroit ace Justin Verlander last October.

03/31/2014

Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics leaves the mound after the second inning against the Detroit Tigers of Game Five of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 10, 2013 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Fantasy Baseball Preview: 5 Bay Area Bargain Players

But the Bay Area his home to a lot of reliable talent that should go in the middle rounds, and could be snapped up inexcusably early if you are playing in a league full of homer Giants and A’s fans. So who should you target if you miss out on Buster Pose, Hunter Pence, Madison Bumgarner, Matt Cain, Josh Donaldson or Yoenis Cespedes? There are several intriguing players worth taking a late round pick on in standard leagues.

03/24/2014

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 05: Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Houston Astros during the first inning at O.co Coliseum on September 5, 2013 in Oakland, California.

Athletics Need Sonny Gray To Show Off Masterful Curveball

The Oakland A’s, bitten by the injury bug, need to lean on starting pitcher Sonny Gray even more than expected.

03/21/2014

Oakland Athletics Photo Day

A’s, Diamondbacks Finish In 8-8 Tie In 10 innings

Brandon Moss and Sam Fuld homered and the Oakland Athletics finished in an 8-8 tie in 10 innings against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday.

03/06/2014

Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics hits a single in the seventh inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game Five of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 10, 2013 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Eliminated By Verlander, Tigers In Game 5 Of ALDS

Rookie pitcher Sonny Gray would have had to match his electric postseason debut for the Athletics to have any chance against Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers.

10/10/2013

Fans go through the turnstiles at O.co Coliseum.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Fans Geared Up For ALDS Game 5 Elimination Showdown With Detroit

Anticipation is heightened for a do-or-die ALDS Game 5 at the Coliseum between the A’s and the Detroit Tigers.

10/10/2013

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics reacts after closing out the fifth inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game Two of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 5, 2013 in Oakland, California.

A’s Name Gray to Start Game Five as Oakland Hopes to Break ALDS Hex

Once again, it’s an elimination game at home for the Oakland Athletics at the O.co Coliseum on Thursday night, and they’re starting a rookie against Justin Verlander.

10/09/2013

Minnesota Twins v Oakland Athletics

A’s Select Gray To Start Game 5 Of ALDS Against Verlander, Tigers

The A’s will counter with rookie Sonny Gray against Justin Verlander again after they put on a pitching show Saturday night at the Coliseum.

10/09/2013

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 05: Stephen Vogt #21 of the Oakland Athletics gets a pie in the face by teammate Josh Reddick #16 after scoring the game winning single against Al Alburquerque #62 of the Detroit Tigers in the ninth inning to win Game Two of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 5, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Phenomenal Pitching Put Vogt in Position to Even ALDS

Detroit and Oakland have each scored 3 runs in the series so far. The teams head to Motown for Game Three.

10/06/2013

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