Tag: Oakland Athletics

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MLB wants to host fans for NLCS and 2020 World Series

Just like that, the 2020 MLB Playoffs are now set to begin in less than a week. It's been a fast pace throughout the truncated...

MLB roundup: A’s clinch division after Astros’ loss

Marco Gonzales pitched eight scoreless innings and the host Seattle Mariners defeated the Houston Astros 6-1 Monday night, allowing the idle Oakland Athletics to clinch...

A’s RHP Mengden tests positive for coronavirus

Oakland Athletics right-hander Daniel Mengden is quarantining at his home in Houston after testing positive for the coronavirus. A's general manager David...
Athletics hat during game against the Blue Jays

Oakland A’s entire team tests negative for COVID-19, should play Thursday

It does seem like Major League Baseball has its COVID-19 protocols down pat about five weeks into the truncated 2020 season.
texas Rangers starting pitcher Mike Minor

Report: Texas Rangers SP Mike Minor traded to Oakland Athletics

Texas Rangers starting pitcher Mike Minor is being traded to the Oakland Athletics, becoming the latest starter to be dealt with only hours remaining before...
Athletics hat during game against the Blue Jays

Oakland Athletics report positive COVID-19 test, game against Astros postponed

It's now becoming a troubling and consistent trend around the baseball world. Multiple teams having to suspend their seasons due to positive COVID-19 tests. During...
Kansas City Royals stars Whit Merrifield and Salvador Perez

5 deals we would love to see at MLB trade deadline

The 2020 MLB season rolls on as we pass the one-third mark of the 60-game schedule with teams fighting for playoff positioning. Things have already...
Athletics star Mark Canha after hitting home run against the Giants

MLB world reacts to another late A’s comeback win over the Giants

It's starting to look a lot like the Oakland Athletics' year. One day after coming back from a five-run ninth-inning deficit against the San Francisco...
Oakland Athletics outfielder Ramon Laureano after brawl

MLB finally gets it right, reduces Ramon Laureano’s suspension

It seemed somewhat fair on the surface. Following last weekend's bench-clearing brawl between the Oakland Athletics and division-rival Houston Astros, suspensions were handed down by...
Oakland Athletics outfielder Ramon Laureano after brawl

MLB suspends Ramon Laureano, Alex Cintron for Athletics, Astros bench-clearing brawl

Following  Sunday’s benches-clearing brawl between the Oakland Athletics and Houston Astros, Major League Baseball will reportedly suspend Astros hitting coach Alex Cintron and A's outfielder Ramón...
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred at winter meetings

Report: MLB considering cancelling 2020 winter meetings

Major League Baseball's winter meetings is one of the biggest events of the offseason, with all 30 teams coming together with clubs making blockbuster trades...
Athletics Astros brawl Ramon Laureano

Report: A’s outfielder Ramon Laureano, Astros coach Alex Cintron to receive ‘lengthy’ suspensions following...

On Sunday, the Oakland Athletics and Houston Astros engaged in a benches-clearing brawl when Ramon Laureano was hit for the second time in the game....
Oakland Athletics outfielder Ramon Laureano against the Houston Astros

WATCH: Astros-Athletics game erupts into benches-clearing scuffle

Major League Baseball has warned teams all season that it would drop the hammer on anyone involved in a benches-clearing brawl during the 2020 season....
Astros' George Springer before playoff game against Yankees.

Astros suffer another significant injury heading into important series against Athletics

The Houston Astros just can't catch a break during the early stages of the 2020 season. Already without multiple star players, Houston could be down...
A's Jesus Luzardo

WATCH: A’s pitcher Jesus Luzardo makes jaw-dropping defensive play against Rangers

Oakland A's pitcher Jesus Luzardo showed off his glove skills in a big way Tuesday night with a brilliant defensive play against the Texas Rangers.
Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell kneels during national anthem

Report: New York Mets sign first MLB player to kneel

The New York Mets are signing catcher Bruce Maxwell to a minor-league deal, per Newsday's Tim Healey. Maxwell, 29, became the first...
Oakland Athletics Mark Canha

WATCH: Oakland’s Mark Canha hits moon-shot home run, caps it off with bat flip...

Oakland Athletics first baseman Mark Canha put his team up 3-0 over the Los Angeles Angels Monday with a towering home run. Then, he capped...
Angels Mike Trout

WATCH: Mike Trout absolutely hammered his first home run of the season

Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Shohei Ohtani put his team in a huge hole with a brutal performance in the first inning Sunday against the...
Oakland Athletics pitcher A.J. Puk

Oakland Athletics SP A.J. Puk placed on injured list with shoulder strain

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher A.J. Puk was placed on the 10-day injured list with a shoulder strain, a significant blow for the club just days...
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Recently-acquired Padres rookie Jorge Mateo tests positive for COVID-19

The San Diego Padres pulled off an under-the-radar trade last week, acquiring former Oakland Athletics top prospect Jorge Mateo for a player to be named...
A's pitcher Jesus Luzardon has COVID-19

A’s budding star Jesus Luzardo reportedly has COVID-19, will self-isolate for 14 days

The Oakland A's have kept Jesus Luzardo away from team workouts and now we know why. He's reportedly tested positive for COVID-19.
MLB COVID-19

Report: Some MLB players reporting teams ‘not adhering closely’ to COVID-19 protocol

As MLB attempts to get its 2020 season off the ground, things aren't exactly going swell. Now, we're hearing more bad news on this front....
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Washington Nationals cancel Monday workout due to delayed COVID-19 test results

Yet another MLB team has had to cancel workouts due to a delay in COVID-19 test results. On Monday morning, the Washington Nationals announced they...
Oakland Athletics pitcher Sean Manaea

Oakland Athletics P Sean Manaea considering wearing mask during games

As MLB's Opening Day draws closer, players are making adjustments to what will be a very unusual 2020 season. As everyone looks for ways to...