Oakland A's

Karl Buscheck
July 26, 2018 - 11:53 am
The Oakland A’s will celebrate the iconic Bill King on July 30, almost exactly one year after he received the Ford C. Frick Award from the National Baseball Hall of Fame, airing a commercial-free broadcast of the game against the Blue Jays. Ken Korach, who penned Holy Toledo, Lessons from Bill King...
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Karl Buscheck
July 25, 2018 - 10:18 am
The morning after the Oakland A’s stunned the Texas Rangers, barrelling back from a 10-2 disadvantage to win 13-10 in extra innings, Jed Lowrie, All-Star second baseman, stopped by “Joe, Lo & Dibs” on 95.7 The Game. Turns out Lowrie was never really sweating the eight-run hole that the AL West...
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Karl Buscheck
July 24, 2018 - 9:23 pm
The text, from a friend who bleeds green and gold, rolled in at 7:42 pm Pacific Standard Time. Prescient pic.twitter.com/UADtnmRAPL — Karl Buscheck (@KarlBuscheck) July 25, 2018 Yeah, call it a comeback. On Tuesday night in Arlington, Texas, the A’s delivered the best win — in all of baseball — in...
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Karl Buscheck
July 23, 2018 - 6:14 pm
For the first time in a long time, the Oakland A’s are contenders. The front office is acting accordingly. Baseball ops boss Billy Beane and GM David Forst scooped up All-Star closer Jeurys Familia over the weekend and they’re looking for more reinforcements. Forst said as much during his...
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Karl Buscheck
July 21, 2018 - 1:29 pm
The A’s get a lot of heat. For their payroll. For their attendance. Some of it is earned. Some of it isn’t. But today, it’s time to give Billy Beane, the baseball ops czar/Moneyball man, some bleeping credit. His upstart A’s, a year ahead of schedule, are officially going for it. Jeruys Familia is...
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Karl Buscheck
July 17, 2018 - 11:31 am
A’s All-Star Jed Lowrie joined “Joe, Lo & Dibs” on Tuesday morning and explained just how confidence the club — winners of 21 of 27 heading into the break — are feeling at the unofficial midway point. “I think everybody’s feeling good,” Lowrie told Dan Dibley and Jim Kozimor. “We have a ton of...
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Karl Buscheck
July 16, 2018 - 10:57 am
For the first time in 13 years, the Oakland A’s are opening Mt. Davis. Fans will be able to purchase tickets to the seating section for Saturday’s meeting with the Giants as the team attempts to make history. “By opening Mount Davis we have the chance to set the Athletics all-time attendance record...
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Karl Buscheck
July 15, 2018 - 3:55 pm
Thanks to a 21-6 stretch, the Oakland A's head into the All-Star break three games out of the second wild-card spot. Oakland took care of the Giants, 6-2, on Sunday afternoon to close out the first half with a 55-42 record. In the win, Sea Manaea delivered six innings of two-run ball. Stephen...
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Karl Buscheck
July 14, 2018 - 10:37 pm
Brandon Crawford whiffed the 89 mph slider in the dirt. The Oakland A's poured out of the visitor's dugout at AT&T Park. For the 20th time in 26 games, the A's were winners. This time 4-3 over the San Francisco Giants, evening the Bay Bridge Series at 1-1, on Saturday night. It's July 14. The A...
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Karl Buscheck
July 14, 2018 - 8:05 pm
Jed Lowrie was slow to get up following his scary collision with a Stephen Piscotty in the third inning of Friday night’s 7-1 loss to the Giants. With Piscotty barrelling in and Lowrie ranging out, it was the kind of play that could have resulted in serious injury for the second baseman...
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