MLB Playoffs

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 03, 2018 - 9:15 am
The Oakland A's have officially unveiled their 25-man roster for the wild-card showdown with the New York Yankees on Wednesday night. The group consists of 14 position players and 11 pitchers — but just one is a starter, Edwin Jackson. Here's how the roster shapes up: RELATED: By giving the ball to...
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The Damon Bruce Show
October 02, 2018 - 6:19 pm
Heading into the Oakland A’s wild-card showdown with the New York Yankees, Damon Bruce offered his support, in spirited fashion, for the East Bay club. “I want one playoff game in Oakland,” Bruce said on 95.7 The Game. “That’s all I want. I want one playoff game at the Coliseum. I want that ‘Let’s...
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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
October 02, 2018 - 10:52 am
Way back on June 25, the Oakland A’s designated Liam Hendriks for assignment, banishing him off the 25-man roster and ultimately sending him to Triple-A. At the time, the A’s were 41-38, 10.5 games behind the AL West-leading Astros and seven games back of the Mariners, holders of the second wild-...
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Karl Buscheck
October 01, 2018 - 3:55 pm
What makes the MLB wild-card game unparalleled theater is that it’s do-or-die after a six-month, 162-game slog. It’s not logical but it’s entertaining. The Ultimate Yankees-A's Wild-Card Preview It’s against that backdrop that Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez has made his pick for Wednesday’s showdown...
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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
September 13, 2018 - 12:06 pm
The microcosm of the Oakland A’s magical 2018 came in the third inning on a Wednesday evening in Baltimore. Facing baseball’s lousiest club, the A’s buried the 41-win Orioles with a 10-run frame. Lights out. That was it. On a 15-hit night, the A’s won for the sixth time in as many games. They moved...
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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
October 18, 2017 - 9:51 pm
Warriors head coach Steve Kerr stopped by "The Damon Bruce Show" on 95.7 The Game on Wednesday afternoon to talk about his own squad, the reigning champs, and to offer up an awesome take on his MLB fandom. Check out the full conversation with Kerr and Damon in the podcast below: Steve Kerr
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