Matt Chapman

Community Champions
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Anna Kagarakis
December 14, 2018 - 2:50 pm
In the latest episode of "Community Champions," Anna Kagarakis was invited to a private event where Warriors Shaun Livingston surprised three families with a HUGE shopping spree at Levi's Headquarters for the "Warriors Season of Giving Program." Two of the families were identified through the...
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Karl Buscheck
September 17, 2018 - 4:26 pm
At exactly 7:00 am on Monday morning, the dawn of the penultimate week of the 2018 MLB regular season, Baseball-Reference sent out a tweet that succinctly explained just how masterful Matt Chapman’s first full season in the green and gold has been. The Oakland A’s third baseman is keeping MVP...
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Karl Buscheck
August 22, 2018 - 10:41 am
After Khris Davis lofted home run No. 38 beyond the right-field wall on Tuesday night, the “MVP” chants rained down at the Coliseum. “Why wouldn’t you?” manager Bob Melvin astutely observed , when asked about the chants. “I've been hearing some talk on some of these national broadcasts about MVP,...
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Karl Buscheck
August 20, 2018 - 5:08 pm
Matt Olson, the Oakland A’s emerging star at first base, joined “The Damon Bruce Show” on Monday afternoon for a fun and entertaining conversation. Olson told Damon about his unique batting stance, Ramon Laureno’s epic throw earlier in the month and the moment the A’s knew this was for real. Olson...
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Karl Buscheck
August 17, 2018 - 11:49 am
It’s Aug. 17. — the start of the most important weekend of the Oakland A’s season. Come Sunday afternoon, the upstart parvenu of planet baseball could be standing alone atop the AL West. Beginning Friday night, the A’s host the World-Series champion Astros for three games. They trail their guests...
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Karl Buscheck
August 14, 2018 - 9:25 am
After a monster night in the Oakland A’s 7-6 win over the Mariners on Monday, Matt Chapman grabbed the mic and spoke candidly. For the win, which pushed the A’s within two games of the Astros atop the AL West, 10,400 fans were in the stands at the Coliseum. “All the fans and support we can get, we...
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Karl Buscheck
August 01, 2018 - 10:28 am
The play of the night — or at least what should have been — came in the top of the fourth. Matt Chapman raced in to field the bunt, eluded Trevor Cahill who ducked out of the way then slung the throw clear across the diamond, a one-hop out scooped up by Matt Olson. Bunt to beat the shift, they said...
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Stephen Vogt
USA Today
Anna Kagarakis
June 22, 2017 - 8:41 am
The A's made a move this morning and designate catcher Stephen Vogt for assignment. Vogt was batting .217 with four home runs and 20 RBI in 54 games with Oakland. The two-time All-Star made 42 of his 43 starts (36 as catcher, seven as designated hitter) in games started by a right-handed pitcher...
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usa today
The Butcher Shop with Covay & Shasky
June 13, 2017 - 2:14 pm
I've had a lot of fans come up to me this year and complain about this season. I totally understand at the big league level, it's all about wins and loses, but this team was never going to compete for anything. This roster is about young starting pitching and a bunch of place holders. That's why at...
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