Oakland A's

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 - 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
September 25, 2018 - 1:33 pm
A little over 14 months ago, Billy Beane blew up the Oakland A’s bullpen, jettisoning Ryan Madson and Sean Doolittle to the Washington Nationals. Fast forward to the present and it’s clear this wasn’t just a salary dump for the then-rebuilding A’s. This was one of the executive VP’s all-time heists...
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Matthew Ashlock
September 20, 2018 - 4:35 pm
The A’s scored a season-high 21 runs in a monster win over the Angels today. The @Athletics battle back from a 1-0 deficit to beat the @Angels 21-3. Yes, you read that right, A's score a season-high 21 runs to win the series 2 games to 1. Stay tuned, the @DamonBruceShow will follow the network...
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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
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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