A's Give Contract Extensions To Beane, Forst, MelvinManager Bob Melvin has received a long-term contract extension from the Oakland Athletics, who also reached new deals with executive vice president of baseball operations Billy Beane and general manager David Forst.
Video: A's Brass Discusses Future Of FranchiseA day after the A's finished the 2017 season with a win against the Rangers, team brass addressed the media in Oakland about the future of the franchise.
Fantasy Baseball Owners Must Anticipate Trade Deadline DealsNow is the sneaky time for fantasy baseball owners to anticipate action at the Major League Baseball trade deadline coming up on July 31. If a team moves a star player, someone has to take that player's place in the lineup. There are statistics to be had there in such a vacancy, so if you can get the jump on a replacement now, your fantasy baseball team will be the better off for it. Likewise, if one of your star player's value takes a hit with a trade, you have to be ready to replace lost stats. Always keep an eye on the MLB trade deadline!
Giants' Posey, Motley Crue Singer On Latest EBMUD Water-Waster ListSan Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey, an exercise industry leader and a heavy metal singer are part of a who's who of water wasters identified Thursday by the East Bay Municipal Utility District.
EBMUD Identifies 1,100 East Bay Households Fined For Using More Than 1,000 Gallons Per DayEast Bay Municipal Utility District officials fielded questions Friday about the district's revelation of a list of 1,108 households that have been penalized for using more than 1,000 gallons of water per day.
Amid Drought, A’s VP Billy Beane Among East Bay’s Biggest Water HogsThe East Bay Municipal Utility District has revealed their biggest water hogs, and among them is Oakland A’s executive Billy Beane.
A's Reward Manager Bob Melvin With 2-Year Contract ExtensionOakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin has received a two-year contract extension that takes him through the 2018 season.
3 Takeaways From The Latest A's Trades That Explain Why Fans Are FrustratedI was asked to join the afternoon drive news team at KCBS to join them at 6:20 Tuesday evening to talk about the state of the Oakland Athletics, and why more and more fans are wondering if the magic of Moneyball has totally lost its direction. I jumped at the opportunity.
Team Grades: Raiders Struggle At Mile High In 2014 FinaleThe 2014 Oakland Raiders season ended on Sunday in Denver at Sports Authority Field at Mile High with a 47-14 loss to the Broncos. The Raiders just struggled in almost every facet of the game as they lost their eighth road game of the season and their 11th overall dating back to 2013.
Star Exodus From Oakland Is No Reason For A’s Fans To Lose FaithAfter a series of high-profile (and cost cutting) trades, it's currently en vogue to take a swipe at the Billy Beane pinata. I'll pass, and here's why: the A's, under Billy Beane, have been incredibly successful.
GameDay: The Sweet Comeback Of A’s Pitcher Scott KazmirBilly Beane offered Scott Kazmir an eye-popping, 2-year, $22 million contract. The deal stunned many in baseball who believed Beane had risked too much for a pitcher whose home address was Sugar Land, Texas just two years earlier.
AL West Champion A's Make 3 Trades In 2 DaysIn one whirlwind stretch of less than 24 hours, Oakland general manager Billy Beane pulled off a trio of trades with three different clubs and upgraded Oakland's bullpen in the process.
A’s Head Into Winter, Hope To Keep Team IntactGeneral manager Billy Beane plans to keep his team intact as much as possible heading toward 2013.
A’s Provide Real Life Sequel To ‘Moneyball’A baseball team made up of players no one else wanted has returned to the Major League playoffs. The Oakland A's were pegged to finish last in their division, instead they finished first.
GameDay: Oakland Athletics Playing MannyballWe’ve seen this script before. Beane signs a power-hitting veteran whose best years are clearly in the rear-view mirror.