Young catching a different fly ball (June 1, 1996) | Photo credit should read JOHN G. MABANGLO/AFP via Getty Images One of only eight triple plays in Oakland history The 2020 MLB season is on hiatus during the coronavirus pandemic, so we’ve got some time to burn and a baseball void to fill.
With all the attention being placed on the Oakland Athletics pitching prospects, Frankie Montas has been lost in the shuffle. It is easy to understand why so much attention has been given to Oakland Athletics pitching prospects Jesus Luzardo and A.J.
The major league season being on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic is uncharted territory for everyone involved in baseball. Oakland Athletics utility man Chad Pinder expects that the effects will be felt into the season.
The Oakland Athletics are doing their part to help out healthcare workers and their fans during the epidemic. With the ongoing COVID-19 epidemic, the nation’s healthcare workers are being asked to work insanely long hours with not nearly enough equipment.
Once upon a time, Carlos Pen was one the top prospects in baseball. However, for the Oakland A’s, he was a flop. Prior to the 2002 season, the Oakland A’s made an intriguing trade with the Texas Rangers.
Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin tends to get lost in any rankings of the top five managers in the game. That should not be the case. When any list of the top managers in the game is created, the usual suspects sit atop the list.
This ballpark didn’t exist yet in 1996, but it’s now home to the A’s Triple-A affiliate in Las Vegas. | Photo by Jeff Speer/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images With baseball on hiatus, here’s a look back at another weird moment in A’s history.
Matt Chapman has been the best defensive third basemen in the majors since his debut, even if he is still somewhat overshadowed by Nolan Arenado. When it comes to the best defensive third baseman in the game, there tends to be one name that readily comes to mind.