Oakland A's

Karl Buscheck
August 06, 2018 - 12:29 pm
Fresh off a weekend sweep of the Detroit Tigers, which featured the guests scoring exactly zero earned runs and marked the first time the club has accomplished that feat since 1918, the A’s picked up another W on Monday morning. Billy Beane, the comeback exec of the year, did it again. Mike Fiers...
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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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Karl Buscheck
July 30, 2018 - 11:19 am
The Oakland A’s are doing away with their season ticket program, instead launching a new membership plan for the 2019 season. The new memberships program, aka A’s Access, gives all members general admission access to all games, a reserved seat plan and considerable benefits. “To better meet the...
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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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