Tag: Oakland Athletics

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...
Nationals and Mets MLB Opening Day

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....
Washington Nationals logo during a game against the New York Mets

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...
Nationals and Mets MLB Opening Day

A total of 31 players test positive for COVID-19 ahead of MLB season

The 2020 MLB season is slated to get going July 23 with the New York Yankees and Washington Nationals opening things up. Though, the ongoing...
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Padres acquire top prospect Jorge Mateo from the Athletics

It's nice to have actual baseball news back in the mix with Opening Day now less than a month away. It's in this that two...
Oakland Athletics pitcher Jesus Luzardo

5 MLB rookies poised for breakout seasons

Baseball fans have been waiting longer than ever for the 2020 MLB season. Now that it's less than a month away, following a captivating offseason...
The Athletics and Giants take part in a Spring Training game.

MLB to allow each team three ‘spring training’ games next month

After being suspended since all the way back in March, the 2020 MLB regular season is expected to get going in less than a month....
San Diego Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr

5 teams that can surprise during shortened MLB season

After months of waiting through the offseason and then MLB's indefinite suspension, baseball is finally set to return in July. While things will be different...
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Oakland A’s reverse course, will pay minor league players

The Oakland Athletics received overwhelming backlash in May when the organization decided it would stop paying minor league players for the remainder of the year....
Angels, trade

How teams handle finances during pandemic could impact MLB free agency

We've seen the reports that 1,000 minor league players will be released here over the next week. We've also seen major push back against teams...
Kyler Murray No. 1 pick Cardinals draft

Kyler Murray was on everyone’s mind after Oakland A’s reportedly axed minor league salaries

On Tuesday, the Oakland A's reportedly told their minor league players they won't be getting paid any more amid the pandemic. Jeff Passan of ESPN...
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MLB will not restrict off-field activity of players when season returns

Major League Baseball's plan for a return amid the ongoing pandemic is in-depth and includes a number of precautions on the field.
Athletics, A's

Former MLB manager Art Howe in ICU with COVID-19

This is certainly not news that the Major League Baseball world wanted to hear. One of the best-known managers in the modern era, portrayed in...
Scoreboard at Oracle Park on Opening Day

Report: MLB nearing plan for 2020 season in July

Nearly two months after Major League Baseball indefinitely suspended the start of the 2020 season due to the coronavirus, we could finally be close to...
Athletics, A's

Former A’s minor league player Miguel Marte dies at 30 from COVID-19

The Oakland Athletics organization is feeling the first-hand impact of the current COVID-19 pandemic. The A's announced on Friday that former...
Sports world suspended

10 times the sports world stopped on a dime

The event of the past few days around the sports world and the United States got us thinking. Since the World Health Organization (WHO) categorized...
Mike Fiers Astros

A’s fans show support for Mike Fiers ahead of Spring Training debut

Oakland Athletics hurler and former Houston Astros starter Mike Fiers has been a lightning rod for controversy since he blew the whistle on his old...
Don Mattingly, Mike Fiers

Don Mattingly calls out Mike Fiers for not speaking out on Astros sooner

While many have applauded Oakland Athletics pitcher Mike Fiers for blowing the whistle on the Houston Astros' cheating scandal, he's also received plenty of heat...
Jose Canseco, Mike Fiers

Jose Canseco defends Mike Fiers for whistleblowing, calls out David Ortiz

After hearing former MLB star David Ortiz call Oakland Athletics pitcher Mike Fiers a "snitch" for blowing the whistle on the Houston Astros' cheating scandal,...
David Ortiz

David Ortiz unloads on ‘snitch’ Mike Fiers

Mike Fiers helped blow the whistle on the Houston Astros for their sign-stealing scheme in 2017, and Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz thinks that...