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Not since Brian Wilson and fellow free agent Dallas Braden hit the "Happiest Place on Earth" has anyone seen the bearded one.
Well...stop the presses. There's been a sighting.
According to "sources" (we'll call them ESPN The Magazine and San Jose Mercury News), the former San Francisco closer was back in the city by the bay throwing pitches this past weekend. Wilson was seen Friday at the University of San Francisco, continuing to rehab from a second Tommy John surgery.
Oh, Wilson was also spotted Saturday playing disc golf in Golden Gate Park. So...yeah.
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The Oakland Athletics had a great first half of the MLB season. Even though they wavered a bit in June, they were able to finish strong with a two game lead in the AL West. Since the Athletics are usually a second half team, many were certain that the A’s were on their way to the postseason. However, after starting off the second half of the season with two loses, have...
The Oakland Athletics have been without outfielder Yoenis Cespedes since the start of the second half of the season. There was hope that he would rejoin the A's today, but manager Bob Melvin indicated that the slugger's absence could extend into the new week, according to AJ Cassavell of MLB.com.
Cespedes was out for the third consecutive game Sunday due to his sore...
The Oakland Athletics were once again without outfielder Yoenis Cespedes yesterday as he continues to be hampered by a left wrist injury. Manager Bob Melvin indicated to reporters -- including Jane Lee of MLB.com -- that Cespedes' chances of playing today are slim, making a Wednesday or Thursday return to the lineup more likely for the slugger.
Still, Melvin didn't rule...
While Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin said outfielder
Yoenis Cespedes is available to pinch-run this weekend, he was held out for the
second consecutive game last night due to his lingering wrist injury. The same
is expected to be the case for the weekend finale, as Melvin told reporters –
including AJ Cassavell of MLB.com – that Cespedes will likely not start today’s...
You'll have to forgive Brett Anderson if he feels like jumping off the walls after Monday's 35-pitch bullpen session. A stress fracture in his right foot, has sidelined much of his 2013 campaign and truncated a fourth consecutive season for the often-injured lefty.
Confined to a walking boot for much of the last two months, the southpaw last appeared in action on April...
Oakland Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes was a late decision not to play in Saturday’s game against the Los Angeles Angels.
According to Manager Bob Melvin, the soreness in Cespedes’ left wrist is not HR Derby related.
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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Bartolo Colon pitched a four-hitter for his third shutout this season and center fielder Coco Crisp robbed Albert Pujols of a home run to help the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-0 on Sunday.
Eric Sogard hit a two-run homer to back Colon (13-3), who struck out five and walked one. The 40-year-old right-hander, making his first start since...
We’re all familiar with NMATV by now, right? Well, they threw their hat in the ring on the Biogenesis case, and it’s gonna be useful, I predict.
Well, the GIFS are.
Ryan Braun with the sneaky neck injection and orgasm face.
Alex Rodriguez with the little used/known anal injection with a look of satisfaaction.
Nelson Cruz’s bat explodes and he exits slowly.
Bartolo Colon pitched a four-hitter for his third shutout this season and center fielder Chris Young robbed Albert Pujols of a home run to help the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-0 on Sunday.
Eric Sogard hit a two-run homer to back Colon (13-3), who struck out five and walked one. The 40-year-old right-hander, making his first start since returning from his third...
There was only one word to describe Oakland's play through four innings on Monday night against the Houston Astros.
''Ugly,'' player after player and manager Bob Melvin said.
As ugly as the start was, the Athletics managed to put it behind them and rallied for a 4-3 win.
Josh Reddick put Oakland on top with a two-run homer in the eighth inning and the Athletics...
A day after being dominated by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and C.J. Wilson, the Oakland A’s returned the favor on Sunday afternoon behind a complete game shutout from All-Star Bartolo Colon.
Matched up against Jerome Williams, Colon was easily the star of the day, mixing his fastballs and occasional off-speed pitches with authority en route to his 13th win of the season....
The Oakland A’s dispatched the Houston Astros 4-3 on Monday night for their tenth win against Houston on the season – but it wasn’t easy.
The game looked like it was going to be frustrating for Oakland from the get-go: Coco Crisp led off the game with a wringing double against Houston starter Dallas Keuchel but the A’s failed to score, stranding Crisp at second to end the...
The A’s offense was stymied again on Saturday, as Oakland couldn’t answer C.J. Wilson en route to a 2-0 loss in the second game of this weekend series. Oakland has now scored one run through two games leading off the post-All-Star break portion of the 2013 season.
Yoenis Cespedes sat out his second consecutive game with a sore left wrist – although the team maintains it has...
This is a quick preview of MLB’s scheduled games for Tuesday July 23rd, 2013.
Games – 16
AL Games – 7
NL Games – 8
IL Games – 1
American League Games (7):
Tampa Bay Rays (59-41) @ Boston Red Sox (60-41) – 7:10 pm
The Rays won a very close game one yesterday in large part because of their pitching staff. The Rays shutout the Boston Red Sox, who lead all of baseball in...