April 16, 20140

A’s offense breaks out In 10-9 extra-inning win over Angels

The A’s have won their last three games thanks to their pitching, allowing two or fewer runs in each game while scoring just three runs a game. On Tuesday night they

Radio Wars
April 15, 201420

March ratings and some notes on Byrnes, Bruce, Barnett

The ratings for all three stations crept up — slightly — in both Bay Area markets according to the Nielsen data. San Francisco January February March Station AQH% Reach AQH%

Matt Cain San Francisco Giants
April 15, 20140

SF Giants have the 14th highest payroll in the world

ESPN the Magazine, in partnership with Sportingintelligence Global Salary Survey, released the payroll spending of 294 teams in 15 leagues in seven sports from around the world. So where do the local teams

April 13, 20140

Cespedes, Donaldson power A’s past Mariners

Yoenis Cespedes dropped a routine fly ball in the seventh inning that gave the Mariners a free baserunner. He made up for it big-time an inning later. Cespedes’ two-run homer

Jim Johnson gets pulled
April 09, 20140

With Jim Johnson struggling, a closer controversy could start brewing in Oakland

The A’s turned some heads over the winter when they bucked conventional wisdom on how a team on a budget should build a bullpen with the acquisition of Jim Johnson,

Oakland Coliseum
April 05, 20142

A’s game postponed due to unplayable field conditions

If you thought you’d seen all the ways the Coliseum could embarrass the Oakland A’s, boy were you wrong. The A’s game on Friday night against the Seattle Mariners was

March 31, 20141

Oakland A’s drop MLB-record 10th straight opener

The Oakland A’s lost another home opener and fans are mad at Daric Barton. What else is new? Barton’s lack of baserunning awareness in the eighth inning wound up being

AT&T Park sunset
March 31, 20142

2014 MLB Predictions

I hadn’t planned on doing this, but after Marty Lurie asked me for some baseball predictions on Saturday — you can listen to my segment here — I figured it’d

Larry Baer Ed Lee Keith Greggor Anchor
March 26, 20141

Giants, A’s see valuations rise in latest Forbes report

Forbes released their annual estimates of the financial situations for each Major League Baseball franchise. Here are the highlights from around the league: – The Giants saw their valuation take the

Radio Wars
March 26, 201425

February ratings: baseball can’t start soon enough for KNBR and 95.7 The Game

Baseball is just around the corner, and that’s just in time for the local radio stations. They say February is the slowest month in the sports world — the sports

Yusmeiro Petit one-hitter Hector Sanchez
March 21, 20142

Giants pitchers combine for two-hitter to defeat Athletics

Maybe the Giants’ pitchers all rubbed Madison Bumgarner’s shaggy brown-and-blond beard for luck, because they mirrored his dominant ways on Friday night in a 3-0 win over the A’s. It

Aubrey Huff Giants
March 18, 201426

95.7 The Game adds ex-Giant Aubrey Huff to morning show

In two weeks 95.7 The Game will add a deeper, slightly raspier voice to their morning show. Starting Monday, March 31st, two-time World Series Champion and former San Francisco Giant Aubrey

Jarrod Parker
March 17, 20141

A’s dealt huge blow: Jarrod Parker requires Tommy John surgery, out for season

The Oakland A’s have made many moves this season to shore up both their starting rotation and bullpen, but there is no way they could have envisioned or prepared for

March 14, 20141

A’s likely to start season without Jarrod Parker and A.J. Griffin

The A’s have gotten quite a bit of bad news this afternoon. Here is the scoop from Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle: Major news, and not good, for the A’s

Oakland Athletics Waterfront Ballpark
March 04, 20145

AT&T Park triangle: Giants open to being neighborly with A’s and Warriors

According to recent reports, two Oakland teams (hint: not the Raiders) might be looking toward 24 Willie Mays Plaza as a place to call home. It would be a short-term

Oakland A's AL West Champions
March 03, 20142

CSN Bay Area names full-time A’s insider

Oakland A’s fans wondering who’d serve as the team’s “insider” in 2014 now have their answer. I’m very excited to be joining Comcast SportsNet full-time as their A’s Insider! @CSNAthletics

February 28, 20141

MLB announces #FaceofMLB winner, bans “N-word” at all ballparks

Oakland Athletics fans woke up to some disappointing news this morning, as a massive early-morning push from New York Mets fans led to a comeback win for David Wright in

February 19, 201410

95.7 “The Game” brings back Mychael Urban

95.7 “The Game” is bringing back a host they let go two Novembers ago. “Inside The Bigs” w/ @BigUrbSports returns March 1st & airs Saturdays 9a-12p during baseball season! Plus

isoblox hat pitchers
February 01, 20143

New hats designed to protect pitchers are going to be a tough sell

MLB recently approved a new style of hat designed to protect pitchers from severe injuries resulting from line drives to the head. Brandon McCarthy is probably the most high-profile example

January 22, 20140

A’s Add More Bullpen Depth, Sign Eric O’Flaherty

The entire baseball world is buzzing today about the Yankees inking prized Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka to a blockbuster contract, but apparently Billy Beane has other things on his mind.

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