Oakland Athletics

Beltre: Chapman might be game’s best third baseman

Adrian Beltre, who knows something about playing third base, counts himself among Matt Chapman’s growing legion of fans.<p>Beltre, a four-time All-Star …

San Francisco

Numbers don’t lie: At their worst, Giants, A’s better than today’s game

It turns out that baseball’s current affectation isn’t just boring the purists, it’s angering up the blue bloods.<p>You’re probably hip to the talking …

Baseball

Heath Bowers Stats, Highlights, Bio | MiLB.com Stats | The Official Site of Minor League Baseball

Heath Bowers 29 P<p>Class A | Midwest League<br>• MLB Parent Club: Oakland Athletics<p>Heath Bowers Stats Summary<p>Heath Bowers Career …

Baseball

Oakland Athletics vs. Texas Rangers, at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, August 20, 2018 Matchups, Preview | Baseball

Rangers Batters (4.85 RS/G) vs. Athletics Pitchers (5.29 RA/G)<p>OPS ranges: bad - ≤.650; avg: .750; good: ≥.850<p>Rangers Batters (4.85 RS/G) vs. …

Extreme Sports

Oakland A’s selling on and off the field, Bartolo Colon returns, reinforcements coming with September call-ups

<b>OAKLAND</b> — Monday began with Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin and starting pitcher Sean Manaea manning the phones and selling A’s membership plans …

Baseball

Mariners get Jean Segura back, recall Ben Gamel from Triple-A

Seattle Mariners shortstop Jean Segura has returned from paternity leave and is back in the lineup for Monday's game against the Houston Astros.<p>The …

Baseball

Detroit Tigers: Team makes mathematical error and other news

Here at The Corner, we round up Detroit Tigers news and rumors around the Tigers blogosphere so that you don’t spend hours surfing the web …

Sports

Auburn in the Pros - Aug. 20 - Auburn

<b>Garrett Cooper (OF, Miami Marlins)</b><br>Season stats (14 games): .212/.316/.242, 2 R, 7 H, 1 2B, 2 RBI, 4 BB, 12 K<br>Placed on the 10-day disabled list on …

Baseball

Report: Shawn Kelley 'almost became physical' with Nationals GM after outburst that led to trade

Report: Shawn Kelley 'almost became physical' with Nationals GM after outburst that led to trade<p>In 3.1 innings over four appearances with the A's, …

AL West

Report: Nats GM Mike Rizzo, Reliever Shawn Kelley Almost Fought Before Trade

Washington National general manager Mike Rizzo and Shawn Kelley nearly got into a physical confrontation inside the team's clubhouse, according to …

Baseball

Hailey Baldwin Cuddles up To Justin Bieber & Raves He’s Her ‘Best Friend’ — Sweet New PDA Pic

Justin Bieber & Hailey Baldwin have the whole ‘date your best friend’ thing down to a science. See their latest adorable Instagram which proves …

Engagement Rings

Former Texas Ranger Michael Young Auctioning Off Home With No Reserve Price

Former MLB star Michael Young is auctioning off his French style-estate in the Dallas suburb of University Park. No no reserve price has been set.<p>Former MLB player <b>Michael Young</b> is auctioning off his home in the Dallas suburb of University Park. The home, which first went on the market in 2016 for …

Real Estate

'Football Night in America': Mike Tirico to Replace Dan Patrick as NBC Sports' In-Studio Host

Liam McHugh backfills Tirico’s NFL game-site role<p>Mike Tirico will replace Dan Patrick this season on NBC Sports’ studio show “Football Night in …

Notre Dame

The $70 million powerhouse: How A's built a baseball machine on the cheap - again

No, it’s not a sequel. Yet, what the Oakland Athletics are doing feels awfully familiar.<p>A team that lost 87 games in 2017, began 2018 with a major league-low $62 million payroll and still calls baseball’s most utilitarian facility home has climbed to the American League West summit, just one game …

Baseball

The Unlikely Ascent of Oakland’s Bullpen

There are a lot of things going right in Oakland these days. For one thing, there are early indications that a red-hot rental and home-ownership …

Sports Analytics

College Football’s Best Baseball Player

Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray is seeking to replace a Heisman Trophy winner, before reporting to spring training next year<p>That Oklahoma football star Kyler Murray decided to return to campus this fall means two things:<p>He must really love football. And the Oakland Athletics must really love …

College Football

The Rockies have stormed back into the MLB playoff picture, and they're doing it with pitching and defense

The Rockies have suddenly become a very good run prevention team despite Coors Field<p>Understandably, the Oakland Athletics are the talk of baseball …

Baseball

5 moves that built the Athletics into a contender

"An island of misfit toys."<p>A memorable line employed by actor Jonah Hill's character in the film "Moneyball" to describe the 2002 Oakland Athletics; …

Baseball

MLB Power Rankings: Red Sox remain on top, but what if the A's and Rockies crash the World Series?

The vaunted 'big three' teams have been cracked thanks to the red-hot Oakland A's<p>The Astros did salvage the series finale on Sunday, but the biggest …

Baseball

MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand with 6 Weeks to Go

The 2018 MLB season is rapidly winding to a close, as we are now just six weeks from the start of the postseason.<p>With 16 teams still sporting a winning record and four division titles and four wild-card spots still very much up for grabs, there's still a lot left to be decided between now and the …

Sports

New York Yankees: Didi Gregorius is likely headed to the disabled list

New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius was injured during a matchup with the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday and he is likely headed to the disabled …

Sports

White Sox in great position to have best rotation in baseball soon

With the recent success of the young left-handed pitcher, White Sox are putting themselves in position to have the best rotation in baseball …

Baseball

Red Sox vs. Indians series could be a postseason preview

A postseason preview comes to Fenway Park this week. The Indians come to town for a four-game series. The atmosphere should be electric at Fenway<p>The …

Sports

The Oakland Athletics need to find an Ace before the playoffs arrive

OAKLAND, CA - MARCH 30: Sean Manaea<p>The Oakland Athletics needed an ace-like performance on the mound Sunday from Sean Manaea, but he failed to …

Baseball

College Fantasy Football: QB battles still being played out

There are some important quarterback battles still raging in fall camp, and things remain unsettled at some high-profile programs weeks before the …

College Football

Way-too-early Red Sox-Indians playoff preview

Six weeks remain in the 2018 regular season, then all trackers roll back to zero and the wonderful anarchy of the postseason begins. How will this …

Baseball

Detroit Tigers: Has Matthew Boyd been team’s most reliable starter?

With Michael Fulmer on the disabled list and Mike Fiers now in Oakland, is it fair to say that Matthew Boyd is the ace of the Detroit Tigers staff …

Sports

MLB roundup: Astros hit 5 homers, Verlander wins No. 200

Martin Maldonado finished a single shy of hitting for the cycle, and the visiting Houston Astros slugged five home runs to salvage the finale of their showdown series with the Oakland Athletics with a 9-4 victory on Sunday.<p>The Astros moved back ahead of Oakland by one game in the American League …

Baseball

Big 12 football 2018 preview: Breakout stars, biggest games, predictions

Baker Mayfield is gone but the Big 12 has plenty of star power but will that result in one of the league’s teams making the College Football …

College Football

Taylor's Clutch Hit Leads Sounds to Win

Beau Taylor's clutch base hit in the bottom of the eighth inning lifted the Nashville Sounds to a 5-4 win over the New Orleans Baby Cakes in front of …

Texas