(AP) — Mike Montgomery pitched seven seasons in the minors before getting his shot with the Seattle Mariners and producing an unexpectedly stellar first month in the major leagues. His story doesn’t sound like much […]
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Jake Smolinski has made a big impression with his bat in less than 24 hours of his first home games for Oakland. Smolinski homered twice for four RBIs a day after driving […]
The MLB trade deadline is approaching and if you’re an Oakland A’s fan, you know your team will be involved. Last year, the A’s made a splash by trading Yoenis Cespedes for ace Jon Lester. That […]
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Josh Reddick and Ike Davis quickly helped the Oakland Athletics put a difficult weekend behind them. Reddick and Davis hit two-run homers in the first inning to back seven scoreless innings from […]
Strange as it may seem, not all injuries are created equal in sports. In baseball, any kind of hand/wrist injury can really impact a hitter’s ability to turn on a fastball, and those players trying to come back from such injuries often struggle at the plate. Likewise, foot injuries are hard to overcome for hitters and pitchers, especially if it’s to a plant foot that gives the player power to swing or throw the ball.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) For one night in a rough season, Sam Fuld and the Oakland Athletics enjoyed some of that old walkoff magic that used to define this club. Fuld slid into home to just […]
Josh Reddick knows how to end a debate. Right now, the Golden State warriors are in the middle of a series with the Cleveland Cavaliers. There are endless stories right now about who has the […]
DETROIT (AP) No matter how badly things are going for the Oakland Athletics, they have a good feeling every fifth day. That’s when Sonny Gray takes the mound, and they usually have their best shot […]
We are just over a month away until the 2015 MLB All Star Game! Who will be selected? Who will rep their team and league in Cincinnati? Well, you have a choice in the matter! […]
SEATTLE (AP) – As soon as strike three was called, everyone in Safeco Field knew it was a special moment. Felix Hernandez became the fourth-youngest player to reach 2,000 strikeouts in a 4-3 win against the […]
If you have veterans who are not performing after one month of the season, it’s time to let them go. Someone else has to chance them on the roster; you need players performing right now. So shelve your emotions and make the tough choices that other owners can’t—and won’t—make. It will help you win in September.
(AP) – Mike Trout put together an impressive hitting streak to open the season, but he’s fallen on harder times in the batter’s box more recently. It’s likely no coincidence that Los Angeles’ offense is struggling […]