The 1968 Oakland Athletics were somewhat unremarkable their first season in the Bay Area after moving from Kansas City. They finished 82-80, good enough for sixth place in the 10-team American League. Catfish Hunter posted a 13-13 record and the worst ERA (3.35) of any Oakland starter in 1968, but for one glorious day in May, he was perfect.
(AP) – The Minnesota Twins wasted little time getting back in a groove at the plate and back in the win column following the end to a five-game run. The Twins will next try to reach […]
(AP) – The Oakland Athletics cooled off the Minnesota Twins’ surging offense behind a dominant pitching performance in the middle game of this four-game series. Scott Kazmir looks capable of keeping the Twins in check, though […]
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Even after shutting down the red-hot Minnesota Twins offense for 7 1-3 innings, Jesse Chavez left the mound wanting more. The Oakland Athletics right-hander pounded his glove and shouted as he was […]
(AP) – Trevor May appeared healthy in his latest start and showed no lingering effects from a bruised right elbow that cut short his prior outing. The Minnesota Twins hitters had one of their best showings […]
(AP) – The Minnesota Twins are the hottest team in the AL Central, and that’s been without much help from staff ace Phil Hughes. The Oakland Athletics don’t figure to grant Hughes any favors on Monday […]
The MLB season is just about ten games old, which is just old enough for us to draw some wild conclusions based on early sample sizes! Here are the top five teams, in order, based […]
The Twins have two of the top prospects in baseball in their farm system in Byron Buxton and Miguel Sano, but they’ll probably start the season in the Minors. Until they reach MLB, the club can still be excited by the arrival of Vargas, who right at the start of 2015 should bring a pure power presence the Twins were really lacking for much of last season.
The other pitcher the Oakland Athletics acquired in the trade for Jeff Samardzija is starting to look like he can contribute during the stretch run after all. Jason Hammel’s second straight superb start ended with […]
There’s nothing like a couple of timely home runs to get a stagnant offense back on track. Derek Norris hit a three-run homer, Stephen Vogt added a two-run shot, and the Oakland Athletics won their […]
Coco Crisp’s presence at the top of the batting order and in center field has led the Oakland Athletics to so many key victories. Now that he is back from a neck injury, the Athletics […]
Jon Lester got a rousing ovation the first time he pitched in an Oakland uniform. His second start for the Athletics ended with his name being chanted by the crowd at O.Co Coliseum. Lester pitched […]