No discipline has been announced against coach Ryan Christenson, who apologized for a gesture that many said resembled the Nazi salute. Andria Borba reports. (8-7-20)
Manager, Teammates Support A's Coach Following Gesture That Resembled Nazi SaluteNo discipline has been announced against coach Ryan Christenson, who apologized for a gesture that many said resembled the Nazi salute. Andria Borba reports. (8-7-20)
A's Sue State Agency In Quest To Build Ballpark At Howard TerminalThe Oakland A's quest for a new ballpark along the waterfront is now heading to court. (8/6/20)
Diehard Fans Come Out To Giants' Home Openers At Oracle ParkAs the Giants get their season underway at a fanless Oracle Park, a few diehards came out in search of some normalcy. Andria Borba tells us what they found.
Fear Grips Major League Baseball as Virus Puts Reopened Season in DoubtThere's much uncertainty and some fear in the ranks of Major League Baseball, as coronavirus spreads through one team’s clubhouse. Andrea Nakano reports. (7-27-20)
Battle of the Bay, Pandemic Edition Brings New Look to Oakland Coliseum StandsAs the Giants and A's get set to face off in Oakland Monday night, KPIX 5's Dennis O'Donnell takes a look at what's in store. (7-20-20)
Danville Revives Youth BaseballIt has been more than three months since they've heard the crack of the bat but the Danville Aces are back. Vern Glenn reports. (7-11-20)
Buster Posey Opts Out of Playing in Pandemic-Shortened SeasonBuster Posey of the San Francisco Giants announced he plans to opt out of playing in the upcoming 2020 baseball season. (7-10-20)
Giants Begin Workouts at Oracle ParkKPIX 5's Vern Glenn went to Oracle Park Friday to see the new Giants bullpen and got a lesson on the status of Major League Baseball's reopening plans from pitcher Jeff Samardzija. (7-3-20)
Giants Begin Training For Coronavirus-Shortened SeasonAfter the start of baseball season was delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic, Giants players on Friday begin training for a shortened season expected to start later this month. Vern Glenn reports from Oracle Park. (7/3/20)
Oakland City Concilwoman Proposes Converting Coliseum Parking Lot to Drive-In TheaterOakland council member Rebecca Kaplan and others are working with the Coliseum authority to install massive screens in the parking lot of the Coliseum to show movies and live baseball to socially-distanced fans. Don Ford reports. (6-29-20)
Players May Not Be Ready For Live Sports By June 1Fans were delighted to hear Gov. Newsom say that live sports may be back by June 1. But Andrea Nakano tells us that the players might not be ready.
Raw Video: Newsom On MLB Plans To Restart SeasonGov. Gavin Newsom said he has talked to the commissioner of Major League Baseball about the league's plans to begin the season possibly as soon as July. (5/11/20)
Stanford Study May Help Settle Debate on COVID-19 Infection RateThe results from the first nationwide antibody test study coming from Stanford University and involving Major League Baseball are expected any day now. Kenny Choi reports. (4-30-20)
MLB Teams Up With Stanford Researchers in Fight Against COVID-19Ballparks across the country have shut down but Major League Baseball’s 30 teams are playing a big role in finding out how widespread COVID-19 really is. Kenny Choi reports. (4-16-20)
Coronavirus Pandemic Puts Baseball Opening Day on HoldThursday was supposed to be a great day for baseball -- no such luck. Wilson Walker reports. (3-26-20)
San Francisco Giants 2020 Season PreviewThe San Francisco Giants enter the 2020 MLB season with question marks up and down the roster. Dennis O'Donnell of KPIX in San Francisco looks at the team's prospects.
Oakland A's 2020 PreviewKPIX sports anchor Dennis O'Donnell speaks with CBS Local's Katie Johnston about the Oakland A's outlook for the 2020 season. He explains why he believes that it is "World Series of bust" for Billy Beane's team this season.
A's Rookie Pitcher Stands Out On And Off The MoundIf you spend a day at A's camp in Mesa, Arizona, you can't miss starting pitcher A.J. Puk. The 6'7" lefty has long flowing gold locks that he has not cut since was in college. (2-27-20)
A Spring Training Tradition Unlike Any OtherKPIX sports director Dennis O'Donnell sits down with KNBR host Marty Lurie for their annual spring training chat in Scottsdale to preview the Giants upcoming season. (2-17-20)
Giants' Alyssa Nakken Is First Female Full-Time Coach in MLB HistoryAlyssa Nakken is joining the San Francisco Giants coaching staff as the first female full-time assistant in Major League Baseball history. Andrea Nakano reports. (1-16-20)
Controversy Surrounds Gabe Kapler's Introduction As SF Giants ManagerFormer Phillies manager Gabe Kapler is replacing Bruce Bochy as the Giants manager. But his introduction Wednesday was overshadowed by questions about his past. John Ramos reports. (11-13-2019)
A's Offer To Buy Out Coliseum Site From OaklandThe Oakland A's have offered to buy out both halves of the 112 acre Oakland Coliseum site, hoping to smooth a dispute with the city and speed along their efforts to build a new waterfront ballpark. Emily Turner reports. (10-23-2019)
MLB Commissioner Says Oakland Could Lose A's Unless City Drops Coliseum LawsuitMajor League Baseball's commissioner is warning the city of Oakland to drop the lawsuit against the A's plans to redevelop the Coliseum site or risk losing the team altogether. Kiet Do reports. (10-7-2019)
Sold Out Coliseum Crowd Let Down By A's Wild Card LossThough it was a short-lived postseason for the Oakland A's, spirits were high as the Coliseum was packed with the biggest crowd it's seen in years on Wednesday night. Christin Ayers reports. (10-2-2019)