The 22-year-old Luzardo is widely considered to be among the five best pitching prospects in all of baseball and is expected to play a key role in the Oakland rotation both this year and for the foreseeable future.
While Black baseball players fear that speaking out would be a career death sentence, a new Players Alliance is mobilizing. And players are coming to terms with the lack of support for Bruce Maxwell, the only MLB player to take a knee.
Satchel Paige is remembered for his excellence in the Negro Leagues, and an impressive run with the Indians and Browns. But he had one outing with the Kansas City Athletics that truly defied expectations.
Who is that masked man? It’s Sean Manaea. | Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images Test delays, health protocols, finger licking, bullpen videos, and more! It took longer than usual due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the sights and sounds of baseball have finally returned.
As MLB’s Opening Day draws closer, players are making adjustments to what will be a very unusual 2020 season. As everyone looks for ways to ensure their safety while playing during a pandemic, Oakland Athletics pitcher Sean Manaea is considering taking a surprising step.
Mark Ellis was a solid player with the Oakland A’s, although his career is relatively forgotten amongst the stars of recent history. Despite the Oakland A’s run of success over the past 20 years, they still had periods where they struggled.
The Vermont Lake Monsters have an interesting history, but one must question their place as part of the Oakland A’s farm system. In theory, major league teams want to keep their minor league facilities as close as possible, with the Oakland A’s being no exception.
Due to ongoing complications from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Oakland A’s are still looking for a facility for their taxi squad. In theory, the easiest part of putting together a taxi squad for each team would involve finding a facility to practice.
Maybe this will be the year for the Oakland A’s in their quest to get over the Wild Card hump. While the Oakland A’s have had a great deal of postseason success over their franchise history, the same cannot be said for the past few years.
Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images Vote for your favorite! The American League has 15 teams, and over the decades the Oakland A’s have authored memorable moments — both good and bad — against most of them.
Oakland A’s prospect Luis Barrera could get a chance to show what he can do at the major league level in 2020. Luis Barrera flies under the radar when it comes to prospects close to reaching the majors.
Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images MLB news roundup Good morning, Athletics Nation! The Oakland A’s 60-man player pool for the 2020 season is now full, after the team announced six more additions on Wednesday.