Updated (12/19): Derek Norris was dealt to the ridiculously active Padres last night, leaving the A’s with two 2014 All-Stars. When Billy Beane dealt Yoenis Cespedes and their 2015 Competitive
Korean shortstop Jung-Ho Kang, who in 117 games hit 40 home runs in the VERY hitter-friendly* Korean Baseball Organization in 2014, was posted today as expected. Jung-Ho Kang posted, MLB
Some of the replies posted by Josh Donaldson on Twitter less than two weeks before he was shipped to Toronto raised eyebrows. However, according to what Scott Miller of Bleacher Report
The A’s traded one of the three best players in baseball (according to combined WAR over the past two seasons) to the Blue Jays for four players. This isn’t surprising
Here we go again, Giants fans. It’s October. It’s an even year. We’re back. Yay. Its been an odd season, to say the least. Odd start. Odd middle. Odd finish.
The Nielsen numbers were released two days ago, and KNBR finished No. 1 in San Francisco with a 5.7 rating. KCBS finished in second with a 5.3. Aaaaand that’s about it for this
I had a recap ready to go by the eighth inning. I was going to applaud the A’s for their resiliency, for gutting it out and winning a do-or-die playoff
Labor Day roundup: Boone’s back, ANOTHER 49ers arrest, more Huff stuff, Giants & A’s heading in opposite directions
We just got back from a mini-road trip that started in Mendocino and ended this afternoon at a pool at a swanky hotel in Sonoma County (reports that we snuck into the pool are
On August 17, 2014, a strange thing happened: the Oakland A’s — a team that has scored an average of 1.29 more runs per game than their opponents this season
Before we get into the notes, jokes and curmudgeony comments, it’s time to update your calendars with a cool event taking place in a couple weeks — Bruce and Kim Bochy are
The A’s left 18 runners on base, loaded the bases four times, and went 1-for-12 with runners in scoring position. But being the A’s, they walked off anyway on a
Michael Lewis’ book Moneyball is famous primarily for its description of how the Oakland A’s, a team with extreme salary restrictions, was able to compete in an unfair and unbalanced market.
Billy Beane and the Oakland Athletics made a big, unexpected splash in landing Jon Lester, while the San Francisco Giants came away from the trade deadline making no moves. Bay Area Sports
If general managers throughout baseball — wait, scratch that. If general managers throughout professional sports are irked in any way by Billy Beane, it’s not because Brad Pitt played him
The A’s have gotten trade deadline day off to a bang, acquiring Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes in exchange for Yoenis Cespedes according to WEEI’s Alex Speier. Boston is also getting a competitive