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Oakland Athletics outfielder Josh Reddick received a memorable birthday present Tuesday when someone lent him the World Wrestling Entertainment Championship belt to take pictures with.
No word yet as to how he got the WWE belt, but he's certainly making the most of it, and who wouldn't?
Photo via @MLB. H/T Buzzfeed.
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2012 was a vintage performance by the Oakland A’s. They were just kind of cruising along under the radar, sitting at 43-43 at the All-Star break, and then BAM, they went on a roll like old times and shockingly bypassed the Rangers on their way to an AL West pennant.
Under Manager Bob Melvin, the A’s took their $52M payroll and went 51-25 in the second half of the season to finish...
PHOENIX On a rainy morning at Phoenix Municipal Stadium on Wednesday, Chris Young worked out in a cramped exercise room alongside new Oakland Athletics teammates. It was a far cry from the sprawling complex he'd used last spring at Salt River Fields but merely a small change in the big picture for the center fielder.
After being traded from the Diamondbacks after last season...
The S an Francisco Giants may have taken home the World Series title, but they weren’t the only team in the Bay Area to grab our collective attention last year. The Oakland A’s, of Catfish Hunter Bash Brothers Moneyball regular baseball fame, had a great year and, in combination with a Texas collapse, rallied to actually win the AL West in 2012.
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Josh Reddick not only looks like Terrence Maddox (Will Ferrell‘s “Homeless Model” character from Saturday Night Live) he’s just as funny.
Tuesday marked “Picture Day” for MLB teams at spring training and the A’s outfielder took first prize in the entertainment category for rocking a WWE championship belt to go with an unkempt coif and beard.
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Josh Reddick is a big WWE fan. That much can be deciphered every time one hears Rowdy Roddy Piper’s theme played as Reddick’s walk-up music at the Coliseum.
And then there’s Reddick’s antics during the team’s photo day Monday at Phoenix Municipal Stadium.
That photo above is of the outfielder on Monday posing with an authentic WWE Championship belt that, according to BANG’s...
Josh Donaldson enters this spring as the Oakland A's starting third baseman. But does he have competition for the job? And who else might get at-bats at the position? We take a look at the A's spring battles at the hot corner.
Bartolo Colon on Tuesday broke his silence after his suspension for PEDs last year, speaking to the media about the 50-game ban that ended his season on Aug. 22.
“The only thing I can say about last year is I apologize to everyone, even the fans, the team, the front office about what happened.”
The right-hander tested positive for testosterone, but after pitching well in the...
Oh, another Oakland A’s player linked to PED use. What’s new?
Anyway, reliever Jordan Norberto on Tuesday was among five additional baseball players named by an ESPN report to have ties with Anthony Bosch’s Biogenesis of America, the Miami-area clinic at the heart of baseball’s latest fast-developing steroid scandal.
Sources said the players, like those who have been named...