Bob Melvin

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Karl Buscheck
October 02, 2019 - 9:03 pm
Hours before Yandy Diaz sent a pair of home runs to nearly the exact same spot beyond the right-field wall, wrecking Sean Manaea’s night, and, effectively, the Oakland A’s 97-win season, a reporter from Tampa Bay informed the Rays first baseman that 50,000 fans — the actual number was 54,005 — were...
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Ileana Matzorkis
October 29, 2018 - 2:06 pm
The Oakland Athletics announce long-term contract extensions for for Billy Beane, David Forst and Bob Melvin, prompting me to do an "emergency A's Noise" live from the Oakland Coliseum Bart station on my way to work. I only had one minute til my train arrived, so here are some more details that I...
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Karl Buscheck
October 29, 2018 - 12:45 pm
The Oakland A’s have officially locked in their three most important baseball decision makers, announcing long-term extensions for executive vice president of baseball operations Billy Beane, general manager David Forst and manager Bob Melvin on Monday morning. The release from the club even...
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Karl Buscheck
October 05, 2018 - 1:26 pm
The A’s braintrust, Billy Beane, David Forst and Bob Melvin, took the stage at the Coliseum and delivered the end-of season state of the union. Beane, the A’s EVP of Baseball Ops offered a strong vote of support for manager Bob Melvin who is one year from free agency. Beane on Bob Melvin. “Bob is...
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Mychael Urban
October 03, 2018 - 1:11 pm
There aren’t many people outside the Oakland sphere of influence giving the A’s much of a chance in their Wednesday wild-card game at Yankee Stadium. Why? Well, the fact that the Yankees lead the universe in home runs probably has something to do with it. And they’re at home. Bonus. But let’s get...
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Karl Buscheck
October 02, 2018 - 4:06 pm
Liam Hendriks, jettisoned to the wilderness of the Pacific Coast League some three months ago, is as improbable a playoff starter — or, more accurately, opener — that there can be. But the Oakland A’s, baseball’s biggest surprise of the summer, aren’t putting their faith in the right-handed...
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Karl Buscheck
September 28, 2018 - 2:12 pm
Bob Melvin, front runner for the AL Manager of the Year Award, is reportedly headed towards a contract extension, per mutliple reports. A’s intend not to let Bob Melvin go into next year as Lame Duck, will talk after year https://t.co/ILURj3DIfG — Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) September 28, 2018 I can...
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Karl Buscheck
September 28, 2018 - 1:05 pm
The longer the Oakland A’s season rolls on, the longer the Raiders have to make do with a dirt infield. Jon Gruden, noted fan of all things Oakland, isn’t sweating the delay. He hopes for nothing but good things for manager Bob Melvin’s wild-card club. “I’m rooting for the A’s, man. I’m rooting for...
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Karl Buscheck
August 27, 2018 - 1:15 pm
In an alternate baseball universe, Bob Melvin is the manager of the New York Yankees. In this one, Melvin and his Oakland A's, improbably, are chasing the Yankees for the top American League wild-card spot and the Houston Astros for supremacy in the West. It’s truly remarkable. All five members of...
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