A’s Rally to Beat Dodgers 4-3 in 10 for 1st Win Of SeasonMitch Moreland hit an RBI single with one out in the 10th inning and the A’s rallied to beat the defending champion Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 Wednesday for their first win of the season.
Flexen, France And Haniger Lead Mariners Past GiantsChris Flexen returned to the big leagues with a win after a year in South Korea, Mitch Haniger and Ty France each hit a homer and the Seattle Mariners beat the San Francisco Giants 4-0 on Saturday night.
COVID: Oakland A's Welcome Fans Back To Coliseum For Opening Night Against HoustonFor the first time since Oct 2019, the Oakland Athletics will open the 2021 season Thursday night with as many as 12,000 actual fans in the stands and not just in front of row after row of photo cutouts and canned audience sounds blaring over the loud speakers.
Giants Spring Training: Brandon Belt Making Progress From Illness, Resumes Baseball ActivityFirst baseman Brandon Belt has resumed baseball activities with the San Francisco Giants at spring training after dealing with what manager Gabe Kapler called a virus without providing further details — though Kapler did say previously it wasn't COVID-19.
COVID Reopening: 'We Have Confidence' About Fans At Ballparks On Opening Day, Newsom SaysGov. Gavin Newsom expressed confidence that some fans could return to the state's Major League Baseball stadiums possibly as soon as Opening Day in April.
Closer Trevor Rosenthal Finalizes 1-Year, $11 Million Deal With A’s Right-hander Trevor Rosenthal finalized an $11 million, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics on Monday, providing manager Bob Melvin with a new reliable ninth-inning option after former closer Liam Hendriks’ departure in free agency.
Jake McGee Guaranteed $5 Million In 2-Year Deal With GiantsJake McGee is guaranteed $5 million in his two-year contract with the San Francisco Giants and could earn $10.5 million over three seasons, including performance bonuses.
Sergio Romo Returns To Bay Area; Signs Deal With Oakland A'sReliever Sergio Romo’s $2.25 million, one-year deal with the Oakland Athletics includes $250,000 in bonus opportunities for pitching appearances and another $500,000 if he regains his former role as a closer.
SF Giant Buster Posey Worked Out Arm in Offseason Flinging DiapersBuster Posey has spent the past seven months in serious multitasking mode, working to stay in baseball shape while on full-time dad duty to two sets of twins.
San Francisco Giants Sign A's Free Agent Infielder Tommy La StellaVersatile infielder Tommy La Stella completed an $18.75 million, three-year contract with the San Francisco Giants on Thursday, giving the club a reliable left-handed hitter with a track record of getting on base.
A's Third Baseman Matt Chapman Earns Big RaiseSlick-fielding third baseman Matt Chapman reached agreement Friday on a guaranteed $6.49 million, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics to avoid arbitration, and the club also secured deals with its five other arbitration-eligible players.
Legendary Los Angeles Dodgers Manager Tommy Lasorda Dies At 93Hall of Fame manager for the Los Angeles Dodgers Tommy Lasorda has died, the team announced Friday. He was 93.
COVID: MLB Sues Insurance Providers In Alameda County Court Over Virus Losses In 2020 SeasonMajor League Baseball and all 30 of its teams are suing their insurance providers, citing billions of dollars in losses during the 2020 season played almost entirely without fans due to the coronavirus pandemic.
A's Playoff Run Ends, Lose To Astros In Game 4 Of ALDSThe Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 11-6 on Thursday to clinch their home-run heavy AL Division Series in four games.
A's On Brink Of Playoff Elimination After Falling To Astros In ALDS Game 2George Springer hit two homers and the Houston Astros kept making more noise in the playoffs, beating the Oakland Athletics 5-2 on Tuesday to take a 2-0 lead in their AL Division Series.