Oakland A's

Karl Buscheck
May 07, 2018 - 11:15 am
In the wake of the passing of Gretchen Piscotty, the mother of Oakland A's outfielder Stephen Piscotty, who lost her battle with ALS on Sunday night, the club has announced how memorial contributions can be made. Those who want to donate in Piscotty's honor can contribute to the ALS Therapy...
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Anna Kagarakis
May 07, 2018 - 9:54 am
Some heartbreaking news out of the Oakland A's organization, as the mother of outfielder Stephen Piscotty passed away Sunday night. She was 55 years old. Gretchen Piscotty was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or better known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Stephen was traded to Oakland...
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Karl Buscheck
May 03, 2018 - 3:10 pm
Now in his 11th season in the majors, Jed Lowrie is playing his way toward a destination he's as-of-yet never reached: the All-Star game. The veteran second baseman has delivered quite the résumé. In April, he tallied 35 hits, breaking his own record for most hits in that month. Lowrie's drilled...
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Karl Buscheck
May 03, 2018 - 2:45 pm
The A's Community Fund was hard at work in April. Last month, the club's charity arm raised more than $78,000 for local organizations and dished out nearly 4,500 tickets to home games. Check out the full community impact below: We love our community! ---- #OakLend pic.twitter.com/2Fh6Qj68Lx —...
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Karl Buscheck
May 03, 2018 - 2:23 pm
Sean Manaea, the newly-minted American League Pitcher of the Month, delivered the highlight of 2018 back on April 21 when he authored the first no-hitter of the year. The call from Ken Korach, the radio voice of the A's, was simply magical... “And they’re mobbing Manaea just to the left of the...
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Karl Buscheck
May 01, 2018 - 3:32 pm
The A's are headed back to Tokyo. Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association announced on Tuesday that A's and Seattle Mariners will open the 2019 Championship Season with a two-game set on March 20-21 at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan. "The Oakland Athletics are proud to once again take...
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Karl Buscheck
April 16, 2018 - 3:03 pm
After Mychal Thompson joined "The Damon Bruce Show" on Friday to declare Trayce, not Klay, the best athlete in the Thompson family, the A's outfielder stopped by "The Greg Papa Show" with Bonta Hill to settle the debate. “My Mom is a special athlete," Trayce said of his mother, Julie, who was a...
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April 13, 2018 - 4:15 pm
By Mohamed Bafakih Forbes has released its annual list of MLB franchise values and both Bay Area ball clubs are on the rise. The Giants rounded out the top five once again, ranking No. 4 — a one-spot jump from 2017 — while Oakland also moved up one place from No. 27 a year ago to No. 26. The orange...
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Karl Buscheck
April 12, 2018 - 5:50 pm
Trayce Thompson punctuated his starting debut with the Oakland A's in incredible fashion on Wednesday night, pilfering a potential home run from Yasiel Puig, his ex-teammate, in the A's 16-6 win, Then Klay entered th equation and celebrated the highlight-reel play in equally spectacular fashion:...
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Karl Buscheck
April 09, 2018 - 1:29 pm
Former Bash Brother Mark McGwire has offered up some bold claims, twenty years after breaking the single-season home run record. McGwire, who lost his record to Barry Bonds (73) in 2001, believes he would have reached the 70-home run club even without the aid of PEDs, as he detailed in an extensive...
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