Found June 30, 2014 on
It's Always Sunny in Detroit:
A’s catcher flexed some serious muscle Monday night chasing a pigeon off the field in Detroit. The bird found an empty seat between the mound and home plate to watch Anibal Sanchez spit his magic until Jaso came on him like an angry usher. Home plate umpire Mike Dimuro also got tough giving the pigeon one last lunge before hopping back behind the plate.
The pigeon got the last laugh as he took a seat next to the on-deck circle to watch Jaso pop out.
DETROIT PIGEONS HUSTLE HARDER.
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Your browser does not support iframes.Oakland Athletics catcher John Jaso found himself in the unusual position of having to chase a bird out of the infield in order to take his at-bat during the first inning of Monday's game in Detroit. After Coco Crisp hit a double to lead off the game, a bird landed between home plate and the pitcher's mound. Jaso came out of the batter...
It is now widely agreed upon that the Oakland A’s are one of – if not the best team in baseball. They have the best record in the MLB, they are first in overall runs scored, and their bullpen has been dominate throughout the first half of the season. However, the players are starting to get worn down. Numerous Athletics have incurred injuries over these past few weeks, which...
Throughout the first-half of the season, the Oakland Athletics have been one of the most consistently dominant teams in baseball on their way to a 51-31 record and five game lead over the Los Angeles Angels for first in the AL West. But the All-Star break isn’t here just yet, and if Oakland plans on finishing the first-half of the current campaign with a firm grip on the AL West...
A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Sacramento River Cats Second Baseman Jake Elmore (3 for 5 / RBI / Stolen Base)
PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE (Triple-A)
Fresno Grizzlies 4
Sacramento River Cats 5
WP – Savery 5-0 / 2.52
Farmhand Of The Game:
Second Baseman Jake Elmore
(3 for 5 / RBI / Stolen Base)
After being down by four runs earlier in the game, the River Cats...
After returning to the big league club Tuesday after being on the disabled list for three weeks with knee problems, Josh Reddick has been placed on the 15-day DL again, according to Jane Lee of MLB.com.#451428288 / gettyimages.comReddick left Saturday’s 7-6 win over Miami in the fourth inning after he reinjured the knee he hyperextended and he’s scheduled to have an MRI Sunday...
Your browser does not support iframes.An Oakland Athletics fan brought a puppet to Sunday's game against Miami.The puppet was dressed in an A's jersey and cap and interacted with nearby fans. The puppet felt the disappointment of missing out on some foul balls, but he did get some consolation when a friend offered him a sip of his beer.Based on the large mustache on the...
The Oakland Athletics suffered a stunning defeat last night as the Detroit Tigers' Rajai Davis blasted a walk-off grand slam in the ninth inning against closer Sean Doolittle, who has now blown two consecutive saves after going 24 appearances without giving up an earned run. The night had already been a complicated one for the A's, who saw both Scott Kazmir and Yoenis...
MIAMI -- Nate Freiman hit a three-run homer in his 2014 debut and the Oakland Athletics beat the Miami Marlins 4-3 Sunday to complete a three-game series sweep.
The Athletics trailed 1-0 in the sixth inning before breaking out against rookie Andrew Heaney with four consecutive hits, including Freiman's home run. Freiman, who spent all of last season with the A's, was recalled...
Left-handed reliever Eric O'Flaherty, coming off Tommy John surgery, could be ready this weekend when the A's are at home to face the Toronto Blue Jays, according to John Hickey of bayareanewsgroup.com. On rehab, O'Flaherty last pitched a scoreless inning June 28 for Triple-A Sacramento. Right-fielder Josh Reddick, on the DL as of June 29 for a right knee strain...
At some point, every player’s career comes to an end. Regardless of age or how good you may think you are, the powers that be can make it all go away.
A few short years ago, Scott Kazmir was at a crossroads in his career. Injuries, control problems, and a lack of confidence haunted him. Whatever the cause, his career was all but over.
Until 2013, Kazmir’s last appearance...
The Miami Marlins/Oakland Athletics was halted for ten minutes as medical personnel attended to two fans who were injured when Oakland 2nd baseman, Nick Punto‘s line drive struck them both in the face. The ball struck the young woman first and then hit a man sitting nearby, according to the Miami AP:
The woman was conscious when she was placed in a wheelchair on the field and...
A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Sacramento River Cats Pitcher Arnold Leon (6 IP / 3 H / 1 ER / 2 BB / 5 K / Win)
PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE (Triple-A)
Las Vegas 51s 1
Sacramento River Cats 2
WP – Leon 8-2 / 4.55
HR – Buss (4)
Farmhand Of The Game:
Pitcher Arnold Leon
(6 IP / 3 H / 1 ER / 2 BB / 5 K / Win)
RHP Arnold Leon turned in a strong start for Sacramento...
The usually patient Oakland Athletics just couldn’t figure out Rick Porcello on Tuesday night in Detroit.
The right-hander needed just 95 pitches to shut out Oakland and send the club to its second defeat in a row. After losing 3-0 to the Detroit Tigers, the A’s are now 51-32 on the season. Starter Brad Mills worked six inning and racked up six strikeouts, but also allowed three...
That ending was like a never-ending buffet for a diehard’s soul.
Austin Jackson’s nine pitch walk was Sean Doolittle’s second walk issued this year. Doolittle had only allowed 1 walk against 56 strikeouts in 39 IPs this year. Those are video game numbers.
Then Rajai Davis stepped up, and took a curve for a ball.
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The Oakland Athletics remain hot as the calendar turns. Still atop rankings.