Oakland A's

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
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
September 11, 2018 - 12:27 pm
The Oakland A's will have to make do without Sean Manaea for the balance of 2018 (and then some), announcing on Tuesday morning that the starter is headed for left shoulder surgery. The arthroscopic procedure will be performed by Dr. Neil ElAttrache at the Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute in Los...
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Karl Buscheck
August 31, 2018 - 12:13 pm
The Oakland A’s are unveiling their debut class for the club’s new Hall of Fame on Wednesday Sept. 5 and it’s one hell of a group. Seven A’s will be enshrined during a pregame ceremony starting at 6:15 pm. The festivities, which precede the meeting with the Yankees, will feature a formal...
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Karl Buscheck
August 29, 2018 - 5:10 pm
Mike Fiers has been on point since landing at the Coliseum. In his first four starts with the green and gold, the righty has delivered a 1.50 ERA, surrendering four earned runs — while striking out 28 — in 24 innings. The starter has proved to be a memorable quote, too. Before the A’s lost 5-4 to...
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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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August 17, 2018 - 7:07 pm
Join the 95.7 The GAME Ground Crew at the Alameda Elks Lodge on Sunday, August 26th from 12pm-3pm for a great cause! Donate & earn a limited-edition Oakland A’s t-shirt and a pair of tickets to a home A’s game (tickets and t-shirts available while supplies last). Make your appointment call 888-...
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Karl Buscheck
August 24, 2018 - 12:13 pm
After the Warriors won the 2017 NBA title, Draymond Green took the stage, on the shores of Lake Merritt, and dropped one of his most memorable lines. “Can somebody give Bob some (expletive) credit?” Green asked , referring to Bob Myers, Golden State prez/GM. The same question applies to Davis, the...
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Karl Buscheck
August 24, 2018 - 9:54 am
Unblemished in his first six outings as a member of the Oakland A’s bullpen, Fernando Rodney offered up some bold quotes when he returned to Target Center on Thursday, the home of the Twins, his ex-employer. “Oh, we’re going to the World Series, man,” the 41-year-old reliever told reporters in...
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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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