Jim Harbaugh sharpie
August 14, 201316

Who’s the toughest head coach/manager in the Bay Area? (contest post)

According to Elton John, “Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting.” But what about Tuesday evening — specifically, last night? At around 6 pm, C.J. Spillman and Michael Thomas got into it at

August 14, 20132

A’s comeback falls short (and just wide) in loss to Astros

The Oakland Athletics opened up a nine-game home stand against the Houston Astros on Tuesday night and stumbled out of the gates before coming up just shy in a 5-4

August 07, 20130

A’s left to search for answers as Reds take both games in Cincinnati

Last season, the oft repeated phrase, “what is happening in Oakland?” resonated a little differently than it does this year in regards to the Oakland Athletics. Last season at this

July 31, 20130

Squandered opportunities doom A’s in loss to Blue Jays

What an ugly game on a beautiful Wednesday afternoon in Oakland. The Athletics dropped the rubber match of a three-game set against Toronto 5-2 in 10 innings. The game featured

July 31, 20138

A’s trade for Alberto Callaspo, give up long-term upside for short-term flexibility

The trade deadline up to this point has been very quiet, but last night the A’s made some news with a non-blockbuster move with a division rival. The A’s acquired infielder

Yoenis Cespedes Oakland A's
July 30, 20131

Offense keeps rolling as A’s cruise past Blue Jays

It’s the middle of summer, but the Oakland Athletics apparently felt the need to do some serious raking. A day after putting up a 10-spot on the Angels, the A’s offense

July 29, 20138

Top 10 things I missed in July

As I made last-minute preparations for my first journey to Southeast Asia, Homer Bailey was putting the finishing touches on his no-hitter. If we needed a signal that things would

Yoenis Cespedes Oakland A's
July 28, 20133

Sogard, Cespedes spark A’s in comeback victory over Angels

What a ridiculous game. The Oakland Athletics took a four-game series from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim with a thrilling 10-6 victory on Sunday. Things looked bleak early on

July 24, 20130

Crisp’s late homer carries A’s over Astros

Well, it was a struggle, but the Oakland Athletics managed to escape Houston with a series victory after a 4-3 win on Wednesday afternoon. Tuesday night saw the A’s lose

Oakland A's Reddick Crisp clinch AL West
July 22, 20131

Josh Reddick’s late homer lifts A’s over Astros

The Oakland Athletics continued their dominance of the Houston Astros with a 4-3 win on Monday night at Minute Maid Park. Tommy Milone was not his sharpest, but battled through

Bartolo Colon
July 21, 20131

A’s find offense as Colon shuts out Angels

The Oakland Athletics finally looked like a first place team on Sunday afternoon in Anaheim. Bartolo Colon was superb and the A’s bats showed signs of life for the first

July 21, 20131

Athletics’ bats remain dormant in shutout loss to Angels

It’s been hot outside lately, and apparently Oakland’s bats haven’t gotten the memo. The team’s offensive woes continued on Saturday night in Anaheim as C.J. Wilson and Ernesto Frieri combined

July 20, 20130

A.J. Griffin lit up as A’s fall to Angels

The Oakland Athletics opened their second half with a bang. Unfortunately that bang was the team crashing back down to Earth after a week of nothing but positives. Between a

July 19, 201313

Raiders stadium tidbits: Dr. Death petition and Tim Kawakami on Howard Terminal potential

The Oakland Raiders stadium saga continues. Earlier this week I wrote about two events that thrust the team’s need for a new stadium into the spotlight: the release of a report

cliff lee face
July 16, 20133

AL shuts out NL in All Star Game, but it was still sort of entertaining

Most of you watched the All Star Game, right? As far as the major American sports go, nobody does it better than Major League Baseball. The NFL Pro Bowl is

July 16, 201319

Raiders looking to build smallest NFL stadium

The Oakland Raiders are the only remaining team in the NFL who shares its home field with a Major League Baseball team. While Sebastian Janikowski may have learned how to

Yoenis Cespedes Oakland A's
July 15, 201313

Yoenis Cespedes wins the 2013 Home Run Derby

Yoenis Cespedes was the last man selected to the 2013 Home Run Derby. The A’s knew that their outfielder had the ability to really put on a show, and he

July 14, 20131

Donaldson carries A’s to walk-off win over Boston

What a fitting way for the Oakland Athletics to finish off their best first half since 1990. Bartolo Colon had an all-star performance and Josh Donaldson drove in all three

July 14, 20130

Griffin tosses a gem, A’s blank Red Sox

The Oakland Athletics entered Saturday night’s contest having lost two in a row and playing some bad baseball while they were at it. That turned around thanks to some timely

A's Jarrod Parker
July 13, 20130

A’s bats stay ice cold in loss to Red Sox

Two titans of the American League opened a series on Friday night at O.Co Coliseum, and it was the Boston Red Sox that got the better of the Oakland Athletics.

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