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Posted on October 2, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The American League Playoffs get underway on Wednesday with the Wild Card Game between the New York Yankees and Oakland Athletics. This will be the third time in the last four years that the Yankees are hosting the Wild Card Game. They are 1-1 in those games, […]

Posted on September 26, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine For the second straight season, the Houston Astros have on the AL West. The division was locked up early Wednesday morning when the Oakland Athletics lost to the Seattle Mariners. Unfortunately, that game was played a few hours after the Astros won their 100th game of the season […]

Posted on September 11, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine On Thursday, the Oakland Athletics had their worst fears about starting pitcher Sean Manaea confirmed. The club has announced that Manaea will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his shoulder on September 19. The procedure will ensure that Manaea will miss the rest of the 2018 season. However, the […]

Posted on August 26, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine With the Oakland Athletics moving toward a playoff birth, they have lost arguably their best starting pitcher to injury. The club placed lefty Sean Manaea on the 10-day DL on Sunday with a shoulder impingement. Even if Manaea’s time on the DL is brief, the injury comes […]

Posted on August 6, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Oakland Athletics continue to be busy on the trade market. On Monday, the team acquired starting pitcher Mike Fiers from the Detroit Tigers in a waiver trade. As part of the deal, the Tigers will either receive cash or two prospects to be named later from […]

Posted on July 21, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Oakland Athletics have made a bold move to improve their chances of making the postseason. On Saturday, the club completed a trade with the New York Mets for closer Jeurys Familia. In exchange, the Mets will receive pitcher Bobby Wahl, third base prospect William Toffey, and […]

Posted on April 22, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Somehow, MLB’s first no-hitter of the 2018 season came at the expense of its best team. Oakland Athletics lefty Sean Manaea threw nine no-hit innings against the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night. Oakland’s 3-0 win snapped Boston’s eight-game winning streak. It was the first no-hitter by […]

Posted on February 17, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Oakland Athletics have endured three straight losing seasons and three straight last-place finishes in the AL West. However, last year’s 75-87 season did yield some signs of progress and hope for the future. Outside expectations remain low, but are the A’s in a position to surprise […]

Posted on January 30, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine In a trade completed Monday night, the Oakland A’s have acquired first baseman Brandon Moss and pitcher Ryan Buchter from the Kansas City Royals. In exchange, the Royals have received pitchers Jesse Hahn and Heath Fillmyer. The Royals are also sending $3.25 million to Oakland to help cover […]

Posted on December 14, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine One day after the St. Louis Cardinals acquired Marcell Ozuna from the Marlins, they’ve pulled off a second trade to free up some room in their outfield. Thursday morning, the Cardinals announced that they have sent outfielder Stephen Piscotty to the Oakland Athletics for infield prospects Max […]

Posted on December 6, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Plans for the Oakland Athletics to build a new stadium have come to a screeching halt. The A’s were hoping to build a new stadium around Laney College, which is adjacent to downtown Oakland. However, the board of Peralta Community College District has instructed the school’s chancellor to […]

Posted on November 30, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Surprisingly, one of the first teams to go out and spend money this offseason has been the Oakland Athletics. Monday night, the A’s reached a deal with free agent relief pitcher Yusmeiro Petit on a two-year deal worth $10 million. According to reports, there is also a […]

Posted on November 16, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The winter trade season is officially underway. Late Wednesday night, the Seattle Mariners acquired infielder Ryon Healy from the Oakland Athletics for relief pitcher Emilio Pagan and minor league shortstop Alexander Campos. The 25-year old Healy has emerged in Oakland over the past couple of seasons as […]

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