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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- While the A’s have a team of people working on future concepts for a new ballpark… A day in the life at @Athletics HQ! Designing a new ballpark for Oakland is a full team effort. #RootedInOakland pic.twitter.com/ouUsqMg6Xv Chris G
First-time All-Stars Jed Lowrie and Blake Treinen are riding high as they head into the All-Star Game presented by Mastercard at Nationals Park on Tuesday.First-time All-Stars Jed Lowrie and Blake Treinen are riding high as they head into the All-Sta
Now we know something is happening. Sort of. Yesterday, Assemblyman Rob Bonta (D-Alameda) submitted an amendment to AB 734, a bill working its way through the Assembly. Its purpose is to limit the number and length of potential legal challenges to an
Seeking to set a single-game attendance record during this weekend's Bay Bridge Series against the crosstown-rival Giants, the A's announced on Monday that they will open Mount Davis, an upper-deck section in center field at the Oakland Coliseum.Seek
Just before 4 PM today, a fire broke out at the Schnitzer Steel metal recycling plant immediately to the west of Howard Terminal. This followed a similar fire in March, and other fires that have hit the facility over the last several years. Thankfull
The 20th edition of the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game had no shortage of big moments, with the two sides combining for eight home runs -- doubling the previous Futures Game record -- as Team USA outslugged the World, 10-6, on All-Star Sunday at Nati
Hello again. It’s Memorial Day weekend, 2018. I recently slowed down my posting rate throughout the month of May while I transitioned, first to my brother’s home in Phoenix, then back to my home in Scottsdale – hopefully
Led by closer Blake Treinen, the A's earned MLB Bullpen of the Week presented by The Hartford for the period of July 9-15.Led by closer Blake Treinen, the A's earned MLB Bullpen of the Week presented by The Hartford for the period of July 9-15.
So here we are, almost Memorial Day, and the A’s have entered separate Exclusive Negotiating Agreements with two potential ballpark sites in Oakland: the Coliseum and Howard Terminal. That was followed by A’s president Dave Kaval&
Each team slugged four home runs, but it was Team USA who came out on top in a 10-6 victory at Sunday's SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game at Nationals Park.Each team slugged four home runs, but it was Team USA who came out on top in a 10-6 victory at Su
No, that’s not a typo. BANG’s Jon Becker is reporting tonight that Las Vegas is opening up – but it’s not quite the threat you think. Vegas, which briefly hosted the A’s at Cashman Field in the mid 90
It was only appropriate that the A's capped their fruitful first half with a win Sunday. The American League Wild Card contenders put together a four-run fourth inning that fueled a 6-2 victory over the Giants behind Sean Manaea, taking two of three
Does this read like deja vu? That’s because it is. The Port of Oakland is getting ready to approve a one-year window for negotiating with the A’s on Howard Terminal. To help pave the way, they will also approve a feasibility study
Following the All-Star break, the A's and Giants will resume play across the Bay for a three-game set in Oakland, beginning with Friday's 6:35 p.m. PT matchup. The A's have taken 14 of their last 20 against the Giants at the Coliseum.Following the Al
This sums up my thoughts on the Portland Oregonian’s John Canzano’s clarion call to recruit the A’s to Portland (or convince MLB to expand there): The Portland Diamond Project group, which made two separate offers on lan
Mark Canha's first career pinch-hit home run -- a go-ahead, two-run blast off lefty Tony Watson in the seventh inning -- catapulted the A's to a 4-3 victory over the Giants on Saturday night at AT&T Park. With a Mariners loss in Colorado, Oakland
For those who haven’t yet dismissed out-of-hand the idea of an aerial tram linking Downtown Oakland (12tb Street BART) to Jack London Square/Howard Terminal, I’ve put together the following chart comparing the proposed transit opt
Watch on MLB Network, simulcast live on MLB.com, as the next generation of stars play in the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.Watch on MLB Network, simulcast live on MLB.com, as the next generation of stars play in
For those who haven’t yet dismissed out-of-hand the idea of an aerial tram linking Downtown Oakland (12tb Street BART) to Jack London Square/Howard Terminal, I’ve put together the following chart comparing the proposed transit opt
A collection of the best talent in the Minor Leagues has been assembled for the 20th annual SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, which will be broadcast live from Nationals Park on MLB Network on Sunday at 4 p.m. ET. Below is everything you need to know,
That’s right. Matier and Ross are reporting that, absent a BART link to Jack London Square and Howard Terminal, A’s President Dave Kaval is proposing a cable car or gondola to link the waterfront to Downtown Oakland. Oakland and B
A's second baseman Jed Lowrie is considered day to day after suffering a bone bruise in his left lower leg during Friday night's 7-1 loss in San Francisco.A's second baseman Jed Lowrie is considered day to day after suffering a bone bruise in his lef
That’s right. Matier and Ross are reporting that, absent a BART link to Jack London Square and Howard Terminal, A’s President Dave Kaval is proposing a cable car or gondola to link the waterfront to Downtown Oakland. Oakland and B
The A's usual late-inning shenanigans were missing in Friday night's 7-1 loss to the Giants at AT&T Park. Instead, their neighbors mimicked them in the Bay Bridge Series opener, pouncing for five runs in a disastrous seventh inning after the A's
Okay. If you’ve been following my Twitter feed, you may know that I was discharged from the hospital a week ago. Since then I’ve been holed up in my twin brother Caesar’s house only a few blocks away – the bett
A's second baseman Jed Lowrie departed Friday night's game against the Giants in the middle of the fifth inning after a collision in the field.A's second baseman Jed Lowrie departed Friday night's game against the Giants in the middle of the fifth in
Okay. If you’ve been following my Twitter feed, you may know that I was discharged from the hospital a week ago. Since then I’ve been holed up in my twin brother Caesar’s house only a few blocks away – the bett
Folks, today we’re gonna talk about something I’m sure (only) some of you are interested in: minor league soccer. In an interview with the SF Business Times’ Ron Leuty, East Bay developer Mark Hall made a full throated p
The A's will turn to lefty Brett Anderson (1-2, 5.75 ERA) in the middle matchup of this three-game set, scheduled for 7:05 p.m. PT at AT&T Park on Saturday. Anderson, who will be facing the Giants for the first time since 2015, put together five
Folks, today we’re gonna talk about something I’m sure (only) some of you are interested in: minor league soccer. In an interview with the SF Business Times’ Ron Leuty, East Bay developer Mark Hall made a full throated p
The A's announced Friday that they selected the contract of left-handed pitcher Jeremy Bleich from Triple-A Nashville and optioned right-handed pitcher Josh Lucas to Nashville.The A's announced Friday that they selected the contract of left-handed pi
Hello everyone. Your friendly regional blog runner here. A lot of you have wondered where I’ve been and what/how I’m doing. It starts like this. I’ve been dealing with high blood pressure for some time though I haven&amp
The A's sealed a four-game series victory against the host Astros in familiar fashion Thursday afternoon, their late-inning antics sparking a 6-4 win at Minute Maid Park.The A's sealed a four-game series victory against the host Astros in familiar fa
Hello everyone. Your friendly regional blog runner here. A lot of you have wondered where I’ve been and what/how I’m doing. It starts like this. I’ve been dealing with high blood pressure for some time though I haven&amp
With less than three weeks until the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline, things are heating up.With less than three weeks until the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline, things are heating up.
During a joint announcement with Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf today, Dave Kaval made this rather pointed statement about how he envisions the future home of the A’s: Having just a destination ballpark with a sea of parking thats not a suitabl
The A's will return to the Bay for a three-game Interleague set with the Giants at AT&T Park beginning Friday. Right-hander Edwin Jackson, who has a 2.45 ERA in three starts with his new club, gets the ball for the 7:15 p.m. PT opener in San Fran
During a joint announcement with Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf today, Dave Kaval made this rather pointed statement about how he envisions the future home of the A’s: Having just a destination ballpark with a sea of parking thats not a suitabl
Back at the scene of Tuesday's loopy loss to the Astros, the A's bounced back in a big way Wednesday, jumping out to a six-run lead en route to an 8-3 victory at Minute Maid Park.Back at the scene of Tuesday's loopy loss to the Astros, the A's bounce
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Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Wednesday.Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Wednesday.
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A's outfielder Stephen Piscotty exited Wednesday night's game with a left wrist contusion after taking a pitch to his left arm.A's outfielder Stephen Piscotty exited Wednesday night's game with a left wrist contusion after taking a pitch to his left
UPDATE: The A’s are offering $135 million for the whole shebang. We want to assume control of the Coliseum in exchange for paying more than $135 million of City and County debt. We want to own our . This is more than a slogan. #RootedInOakl
A's outfielder Stephen Piscotty exited Wednesday night's game in Houston in the middle of the fifth inning after taking a pitch to his left arm.A's outfielder Stephen Piscotty exited Wednesday night's game in Houston in the middle of the fifth inning
Matier and Ross are reporting this week that A’s brass are going to enter discussions about buying the Coliseum complex. The 130-acre complex, which now includes peripheral lots to the south thanks to a swath of acquisitions, has the Colise
Following Tuesday night's bizarre loss in Houston, the A's bounced back in a big way Wednesday, jumping out to a 6-0 lead in support of starter Chris Bassitt.Following Tuesday night's bizarre loss in Houston, the A's bounced back in a big way Wednesd
The A's will activate right-hander Trevor Cahill (1-2, 2.77 ERA) ahead of Thursday's finale against the Astros, which begins at 11:10 a.m. PT and can be viewed on MLB Network. Cahill, who was recovering from a right Achilles strain, has faced the Ast
The A's staged a remarkable rally in Houston on Tuesday night but ultimately landed on the wrong end of a wild 6-5 affair that spanned 11 innings at Minute Maid Park.The A's staged a remarkable rally in Houston on Tuesday night but ultimately landed