Oakland Athletics

New A’s outfielder Stephen Piscotty a popular subject at his old school

The Stephen Piscotty news traveled fast among the faculty and office staff at Amador Valley High. The A’s were bringing the kid back home.<p>It’s been …

Stephen Piscotty

Steward: Despite flunking out at Laney, A’s earn high marks for Piscotty deal

Darting here and there …<p>–The A’s may have flunked out of Laney College, but we’re still giving them a very high grade on their winter meetings final …

Stephen Piscotty

Stephen Piscotty’s mom has touching message for Cardinals, fans

PLEASANTON — Fulfilling a lifelong dream sometimes comes with complications. Just ask the Piscotty family.<p>Fantasy met reality in Pleasanton Thursday …

Stephen Piscotty

Live updates: Warriors vs. Mavericks on Thursday night

Get live updates, news and analysis on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. as the Warriors put their seven-game winning streak on the line when they face the …

Basketball

A’s Billy Beane on Piscotty deal: ‘Cardinals one of the classiest organizations in sports’

SAN FRANCISCO — Billy Beane’s day got off to a lousy start Thursday. The A’s executive vice president scheduled a 4 a.m. wake-up call to make a …

Stephen Piscotty

Opinion: For the Oakland A’s, there’s no place like home

When Peralta Community College District trustees decided this month to end negotiations with the Oakland A’s, it marked the latest setback for the …

San Jose

2017 MLB Rule 5 Draft Results

With the 2017 installment of the annual Major League Baseball <b>Rule 5 Draft</b> taking place on Thursday morning, each team from around the league had the …

Baltimore Orioles

Meet the Lobby Dwellers: The underground culture of baseball’s Winter Meetings

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Far below the posh hotel suites, where executives try to trade millionaires, a bustling subculture of the Winter Meetings …

San Francisco Giants

Twitter rant costs Jose Canseco his job as A’s TV analyst

Jose Canseco’s Twitter rant about politicians and sexual misconduct has reportedly cost him his job as an Oakland A’s television analyst.<p>In a series …

Anaheim Angels at Oakland Athletics Box Score, September 27, 2000 | Baseball

How the A’s are handling Bruce Maxwell situation after ‘unfortunate incident’

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — A’s catcher Bruce Maxwell earned the wrong kind off-season award. After his arrest under bizarre circumstances in October, …

Bruce Maxwell

Report: Giants, Blue Jays among teams eyeing CarGo

It appears Carlos Gonzalez is moving on from Denver.<p>Despite a disappointing 2017, the San Francisco Giants, Kansas City Royals, Oakland Athletics, …

Sports

A's Distance Team From Former Star Canseco After Questionable Tweets

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — The Oakland Athletics issued a statement Tuesday afternoon distancing the team from former slugger Jose Canseco after the retired …

Kirsten Gillibrand

Why the A’s pledge to keep building around young players – even as stadium hits snag

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Shohei Ohtani signed with an A’s division rival last week.<p>“Typical,” said Billy Beane said Monday.<p>The A’s will see Ohtani, …

Stephen Piscotty

MLB Rumors: Mets Willing to Trade Matt Harvey

It has been a slow free agency period so far, but things are expected to pick up once the winter meetings take place this week in Orlando, Fla.<p>So …

Sports

Top 50 Oakland Athletics, as voted on by fans, players 1-5

(Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)<p>On Monday the Oakland Athletics unveiled their fan-voted 50th anniversary team as part of their season-long …

Sports

A’s likely to be quiet at winter meetings, but could they pull a surprise?

Having already executed the biggest move they’re likely to make in the off-season, it figures to be a quiet few days for the A’s at this year’s Major …

Sean Manaea

Kansas City Royals need Alex Gordon to regain hitting skills

KANSAS CITY, MO - APRIL 10: Alex Gordon #4 of the Kansas City Royals bats during the Royals 2017 home opener against the Oakland Athletics at …

Major League Baseball

Editorial: For the Oakland A’s, the Coliseum grass is greener

It’s time for the Oakland A’s, back to the start in their search for a new ballpark site, to recognize they’re sitting on the best location right now.<p>…

KQED

The proposed site for a new Oakland Athletics ballpark near Lake Merritt appears to be off the table, after the Peralta Community College District’s …

Oakland

Kurtenbach: The elephant in the room — the A’s could leave Oakland

Last March, just as it was becoming clear that the Raiders were moving to Las Vegas and two months after the Warriors broke ground on their new San …

Santa Clara County

Official: Peralta/Laney Ballpark is Dead

Wash: “It’s incredibly hard.”<br>Beane: “Hey, anything worth doing is.”<p>About six months ago I wrote the tweet below, not knowing yet which ballpark site …

Rob Manfred

Nashville? Portland? A's relocation an option after Peralta site pulled

And suddenly, the formerly Oakland Athletics are in play as a concept again.<p>The A’s, whose covetous eyes had turned to Laney College as their …

Athletics told to look for new stadium site

Back in September the San Francisco Chronicle reported that the Oakland Athletics had settled on a location for their proposed new ballpark: the site …

Major League Baseball

Oakland Athletics' stadium deal hits major snag

The A's may have to look another direction for a new stadium. Neville E. Guard-USA TODAY Sports<p>The Oakland Athletics bid for a new stadium is back to …

Major League Baseball

A’s plans for a new downtown ballpark dealt a crushing blow

The A’s dream of a downtown ballpark in Oakland may have just died.<p>The Peralta Community College District’s board of trustees decided in a …

Oakland

Kurtenbach: It’s time for the A’s to move to Plan C — fixing the Coliseum

The area adjacent to Oakland’s Laney College is a near-perfect site for the A’s to build their new ballpark.<p>It’s easily accessible by highway and …

Oakland

Major League Baseball roundup

(The Sports Xchange) - Rafael Palmeiro believes he has more to offer the game of baseball, and more to prove as well.<p>The 53-year-old Palmeiro, who last played in 2005, told The Athletic that he is thinking about making a comeback.<p>"There's no doubt in my mind I can do it," says Palmeiro, who ended …

Sports

Oakland Athletics reveal their fan-voted 50th anniversary team

OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 03: Former Oakland Athletics Rickey Henderson (L) and Dave Stewart (R) stand together after Henderson threw out the ceremonial …

Sports

A’s hire first base coach to complete Bob Melvin’s staff

The A’s coaching staff is now set for the 2018 season.<p>The club announced Monday it has hired Al Pedrique to serve as the first base coach on Bob …

Baseball