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When teams play the Oakland Athletics they might as well not bother trying to run if the ball is hit in to left field. Chances are way too high that Yoenis Cespedes is going to gun them down. He has been making a bit of a habit out of it this season after all.He did it again Friday night when Giancarlo Stanton dared run after a ball was hit his way.via Cut4With the throw Cespedes became the first outfielder to record ten assists on the season.Well done sir. Well done indeed. Loading...
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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...
Coco Crisp got caught in a rundown between first and second after a pickoff attempt Friday night. But the A's outfielder managed to use a ninja-like move to escape the tag.Now you see him, now you don't.Even the baffled Marlins players stood around wondering what just happened after Crisp's catlike crawl and slide back to the base.Your browser does not support iframes.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- David Williams remembers arriving here from Ohio State in 2000 to become Vanderbilt's vice chancellor, general counsel and secretary.
He knew the school's colors (black and gold), but very little he saw suggested it. Instead, there was an abundance of orange and white being worn by fans of SEC rival Tennessee, which was just two years removed from winning...
Ugh! Not another silly Grateful Dead reference and about their one commercial hit from 1987 at that. Seriously that song is the least Dead song in the history of Dead songs. It’s not my fault that Sonny Gray’s last name is Gray and not Sonny Darkstar or Sonny “Sugar” Magnolia. I wasn’t in charge of giving out sir names whenever that happened, so give me a break. Anythewho...
For years, the baseball world has been waiting for Commissioner Bud Selig to say something definitive about a new home for the Oakland Athletics. On Wednesday, he finally did. The reaction was anything but definitive. The A’s have been negotiating a lease extension with the Oakland-Alameda County Joint Powers Authority, the entity that operates the Oakland […]
A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Vermont Lake Monsters Outfielder Ben McQuown (3 for 5 / Home Run)
NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE (Class-A Short-Season)
Lowell Spinners 7
Vermont Lake Monsters 8
WP – McMullen 1-0 / 0.00
HR – McQuown (1)
Farmhand Of The Game:
Outfielder Ben McQuown
(3 for 5 / Home Run)
With the game tied in the bottom of the 11th, center fielder...
While the Oakland Athletics enjoyed an off day in Miami, the Marlins arrived back in South Florida early Friday morning after a 14-inning loss in Philadelphia late Thursday.
Miami (39-40) hosts Oakland (48-30) this weekend to kick off a six-game homestand. Although they are one shy of the major-league lead with 24 home wins, the Marlins have gone 6-12 with series losses in five of...
Oakland Athletics catcher Derek Norris exited Friday nights game against the Miami Marlins with lower back tightness. This is not a huge deal, Norris is considered day-to-day and could be back in the starting lineup as soon as Sunday. Norris has had back issues in the past, he will be replaced by Stephen Vogt until he returns.#451221880 / gettyimages.comNorris had a few things...
Entering Saturday’s game against the Marlins, Athletics closer Sean Doolittle hadn’t allowed a run in over two months. Doolittle gave up four to the Astros in abysmal performance on April 26.
The Marlins ended Doolittle’s scoreless innings streak at 26 2/3. In the bottom of the ninth, Giancarlo Stanton ripped a one-out double, then promptly scored on Casey McGehee‘s single...
MIAMI (AP) -- Josh Donaldson's two-out RBI single scored the go-ahead run from second base in the 14th inning, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Miami Marlins 7-6 Saturday.
For the second game in a row, the Athletics won despite squandering a 4-0 lead. They also overcame a blown save by Sean Doolittle, whose streak of 26 2-3 innings ended when Miami scored the tying run in the...
Once upon a Friday, the A's blew a four-run lead.
It was bound to happen; they hadn't done that all season.
That Oakland came back to score a 9-5 victory over the Miami Marlins on Friday night says as much about the A's relentless pursuit of wins as anything could.
To get back into a tie, the A's needed a brilliant eighth-inning dash from Stephen Vogt to score...
A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Sacramento River Cats Outfielder Nick Buss (4 for 6 / Double / RBI / Stolen Base)
PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE (Triple-A)
Las Vegas 51s 6
Sacramento River Cats 7
WP – Smyth 3-1 / 2.84
Farmhand Of The Game:
Outfielder Nick Buss
(4 for 6 / Double / RBI / Stolen Base)
With two outs in the bottom of the 10th and the game tied, left...
TV: FOX Sports Florida
Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m.
As the Oakland Athletics hope to string together another strong stretch on the mound, Jesse Chavez will try to continue his surprising season for the AL West leaders.
While the Athletics seek their seventh victory in nine games, the Miami Marlins look to turn things around at home with their ninth straight interleague...
MIAMI (AP) -- Coco Crisp scored the go-ahead run in the ninth inning on a replay reversal, and the Oakland Athletics bounced back after blowing a four-run lead to beat the Miami Marlins 9-5 on Friday night.
Josh Reddick's two-out RBI triple tied the game in the eighth, and Oakland scored four times in the ninth off Marlins closer Steve Cishek (4-3).
Crisp singled to start the...