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Ticket proceeds for seat where Kirk Gibson's '88 World Series home run ball landed will help Parkinson's research

4 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The Dodgers and former World Series hero Kirk Gibson have joined forces on a ticket-price increase that should be easy for fans to rally around. Gibson, whose dramatic Game 1 walk-off homer off Oakland Athletics closer Dennis Eckersley catapulted the Dodgers toward their last championship in 1988,...

Dodgers beat Athletics 3-1, but lose Justin Turner

The Dodgers beat the Oakland Athletics 3-1 on Monday giving them a 12-13 record in Cactus League play. AT THE PLATE: First baseman Cody Bellinger hit his third home run of the spring, and outfielders Joc Pederson and Trayce Thompson hit their first. Logan Forsythe had two hits, boosting his Cactus...

Nick Tropeano struggles in return from elbow surgery, Angels lose spring training opener to Oakland Athletics

The Angels lost their spring training opener to Oakland, 9-8, on Friday at Hohokam Stadium. The Angels are 0-1 in Cactus League play. AT THE PLATE: Colin Walsh hit a three-run homer to put the Angels up, 8-7, in the eighth inning. That came after Carlos Perez had driven in a run with a double....

Jon Gruden asks what Oakland will have when Raiders leave, A’s answer

New Raiders coach Jon Gruden wasn’t attempting to insult Oakland’s baseball team with a recent observation about the Raiders’ imminent departure. But the Athletics took it as an insult. In an interview with Sports Illustrated, Gruden said he wondered what the city will have left once the Raiders leave Oakland and become the Las Vegas [more]

Bruce Maxwell, A's catcher, won't kneel for national anthem

last monthNews : NY Daily News

Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell says he no longer will kneel for the national anthem as he did last season as a rookie.

With Khris Davis' power, A's look to build off strong finish

last monthNews : USAToday: News

With Khris Davis slugging in the middle of a young lineup, the Oakland Athletics realize they still have much ground to overcome in a division featuring the World Series champion Houston Astros        

Best 2018 MLB promotion: Oakland A's offer free admission on April 17

For one night, the game is on the house. In celebration of their 50th anniversary in Oakland, the Athletics are offering free admission to their April 17 game against the Chicago White Sox. Parking is free as well. The game marks 50 years to the day when the A’s made their Oakland debut, a 4-1...

Can A Moneyball Approach Bring Change to Evidence-based Medicine?

In the early 2000s, in preparation to write his bestseller, Moneyball, author Michael Lewis was trying to figure out how the Oakland Athletics could possibly be successful. A small-market team hemmed in by financial limitations, the A’s were regularly competitive even though their budget was dwarfed by that of teams like the Los Angeles Dodgers and New... Read More

In Stephen Piscotty trade with Oakland, Cardinals show grace rarely seen in baseball deals

3 months agoNews : USAToday: News

The Cardinals took human needs into consideration in sending outfielder Stephen Piscotty to the Oakland Athletics.        

Oakland A's ballpark plan dealt big blow

In September, the Oakland Athletics unveiled plans for a new downtown ballpark. They proposed to pay for the ballpark themselves, and they pledged to work with the community for a year to develop a project that would enhance the neighborhood, rather than force a stadium within it. That plan has...

MLB: Former Angels pitcher Petit heads to A’s

Versatile right-hander Yusmeiro Petit agreed to a $10-million, two-year contract with the Oakland Athletics, a deal that is pending a physical. His agent, Rafael Godoy, confirmed the agreement to the Associated Press on Thursday. Godoy said by phone he was working to schedule a physical with the...

Following the ‘Moneyball’ model to unearth talent

4 months agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Paris (AFP) – In the 2011 film “Moneyball”, Brad Pitt plays Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane, who, as the head of a struggling baseball team, turns to data analysis of recruitment and training methods. Beane was a trailblazer...Show More Summary

‘Great disrespect!’ Trump responds to Fox News report by attacking another NFL protester

4 months agoNews : The Raw Story

President Donald Trump responded to a Fox News report by attacking a black athlete on Twitter. “Fox & Friends” hosts spent two minutes Monday morning on Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch, who took a knee during the “Star-Spangled Banner” but remained standing...

Mariners acquire Ryon Healy from Athletics

We have our first trade of the hot stove season, and wouldn’t you know it, Jerry Dipoto was involved. The Seattle Mariners acquired corner infielder Ryon Healy from the Oakland A’s on Wednesday. Healy hit.271/.302/.451 with 25 home runs...Show More Summary

Plan was tailor-made for Dodgers outfielder Chris Taylor

Tim Leary pitched 13 years in the big leagues and had his best season in 1988, going 17-11 with a 2.91 ERA in 35 games to help the Dodgers win the World Series over the Oakland Athletics. Now 58 and living in Santa Monica, Leary is serving as a guest analyst for the World Series between the Dodgers...

Oakland Athletics’ Bruce Maxwell showed signs of intoxication during arrest, police say

The MLB player — the only one in the league to kneel during the U.S. anthem this year — is being accused of pointing a handgun at the head of a woman.

Bruce Maxwell: Oakland A’s Catcher And Only MLB Player To Take A Knee Arrested In Alleged Gun Incident

Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell, the only MLB player to kneel this season during the national anthem, was arrested yesterday in Arizona for allegedly pulling a gun on a female. Cops reportedly charged him with aggravated assault...Show More Summary

Police: A's Catcher Pointed Gun at Delivery Person

Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell was arrested in Arizona after a food delivery person alleged he pointed a gun at her, AP reports. Maxwell was the only player in Major League Baseball to take a knee this year during the national anthem to protest racial injustice. Scottsdale police said officers...

MLB Catcher Who Knelt For National Anthem Arrested On Gun Charges In Arizona

This story just seems… bizarre. Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell has been arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, because he allegedly pulled a gun on a food delivery woman on Saturday night in Scottsdale, Arizona. Related: NFL Teams Protest The Anthem In New And Different Ways The MLB catcher — who is best known for being [...]

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