Tag: Oakland Athletics

Shohei Ohtani, MLB

Eight MLB players poised for breakout seasons in 2020

One of the best aspects of the baseball season is watching young players emerge as the game's newest stars. Now, as a new MLB season...
Bartolo Colon

Bartolo Colon signs to play in Mexican league this season

Bartolo Colon wanted to keep playing baseball entering his age-47 season and now he gets his wish. Colon has agreed to pitch for the Acereros...
Bob Melvin, Astros, Athletics

A’s manager: Team called MLB about Astros’ cheating before scandal broke

It took Oakland Athletics pitcher Mike Fiers coming forward publicly before MLB launched its investigation into the Houston Astros' sign-stealing method. Athletics manager Bob Melvin...
Kyler Murray baseball

Cardinals QB Kyler Murray interested in playing baseball

It appears this story is not going to die down any time soon. A first-round pick of MLB’s Oakland Athletics back in 2018, Kyler Murray...
Mike Fiers Astros

MLB says whistleblower Mike Fiers ‘did the right thing and should be commended’

ESPN personality and New York Mets special assistant Jessica Mendoza made waves on Thursday when she called out Mike Fiers for being the whistleblower that...
Tim Hudson Auburn Tigers

MLB great Tim Hudson named pitching coach at Auburn

The Auburn Tigers baseball program have added one heck of a figure to lead their pitching staff. The program announced on...

Are the Houston Astros as good this year as they were in 2017?

The Houston Astros were unsuccessful in getting to the World Series in 2018, but 2019 looks to be the year their fortunes turn.
Athletics, A's

Athletics troll Game of Thrones after completing series sweep

The Oakland Athletics wrapped up a series sweep against the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday with a 7-2 win. Afterwards, they had some fun at the...

Players say Yankees, Dodgers have MLB’s best uniforms

A poll of current players was conducted by MLB.com recently focusing on which team boasts the game’s best uniform. In what...

Tigers troll themselves in the cutest way after blowout loss

When MLB games end, it's customary for teams to post the final score on Twitter, regardless of the result. But the Detroit Tigers went another...

Yankees acquire Kendrys Morales in trade with Athletics

Dealing with a rash of injuries, the New York Yankees have made a trade to upgrade their offense, acquiring Kendrys Morales from the Oakland Athletics....
Oakland stadium

Lighting issue at Oakland Coliseum delays start of Reds vs. Athletics game

Tuesday's game between the Cincinnati Reds and Oakland Athletics was delayed. Given that its the Oakland Coliseum, the reason feels quite appropriate.
Vincent loves Khris Davis

WATCH: Khris Davis exits with hip injury after making spectacular catch

Oakland Athletics star DH Khris Davis was playing left field Sunday against the Pittsburgh Pirates when he flashed some serious leather with a stunning catch....

WATCH: A’s get lucky on crazy play at home against Red Sox

Oakland Athletics pitcher Mike Fiers was in a pinch against the Boston Red Sox Wednesday and appeared to be getting deeper into trouble. He had...
Athletics, A's

WATCH: Athletics security guard takes foul ball to the head

Late in Wednesday's game between the Texas Rangers and Oakland Athletics, a security guard unfortunately found himself right in the middle of a play.

10 MLB stars on early MVP pace

While some big-name players have struggled in the early part of the 2019 MLB season, others have made it their own. Defending...
MLB Teams, Tim Anderson

Eight budding MLB stars flying under the radar

In a lot of ways, the MLB's middle class has a marketing problem. The headlines and social media posts in the realm of baseball are...
Athletics, A's

WATCH: A’s pull off craziest double play of the season

The Oakland Athletics pulled off one of the most incredible, most mind-blowing double plays we've ever seen during Sunday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays....

MLB must toughen stance against pitchers who throw at batters

It happened again. Two weeks following a similar situation, baseball saw a starting pitcher take revenge into his own hands on Wednesday. Now with the...
Vincent loves Khris Davis

Khris Davis contract should make the A’s and their fans ecstatic

The Oakland Athletics announced on Thursday that they had extended Khris Davis to a contract extension through the 2021 season. Susan...

WATCH: Matt Chapman makes unbelievable diving catch

Matt Chapman is known as one of the best defensive third basemen in in the league. A play he made on Tuesday will only pad...

WATCH: Khris Davis blasts two homers against Orioles

The Baltimore Orioles’ pitching staff might as well be renamed the launching pad. This team had given up a MLB-high 27 homers heading into Wednesday’s...

Orioles challenging Marlins for attendance futility

The Baltimore Orioles might have drawn a nice crowd at Camden Yards for their home opening series against the New York Yankees this past weekend....

Eight biggest early MLB season surprises

In some respects, the early part of the 2019 MLB season has gone as expected. But the early games have also offered their share of...