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Oakland: New investor on board for Coliseum City

Inside Bay Area (By Matthew Artz Oakland Tribune) — The Oakland City Council on Tuesday will discuss extending negotiations with a development team that has brought aboard in new investor who will take the lead in trying to build new sports...
  • 2 days ago
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Earthquake World Series: The hero of Candlestick Park

Inside Bay Area (By Daniel Brown <a href='mailto:dbrown@mer) — Fay Vincent was praised for his actions when disaster struck the 1989 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics, but the former commissioner of Major League Baseball...
  • 4 days ago

A's Vogt recuperating from foot surgery

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Oakland A's catcher Stephen Vogt is scheduled for a post-surgery checkup Thursday, then will fly back from Los Angeles to Washington state to begin six to eight weeks of recovery; Vogt had Dr....
  • 5 days ago

Oakland Coliseum board to pick new leader, seek new powers

Inside Bay Area (By Matt O'Brien and Matthew Artz Staff) — The authority that runs O.co Coliseum and the Oracle Arena is set to name its first director in over five years, while also seeking a leading role in future stadium development with the...
  • 5 days ago
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A's hitting coach Chili Davis is candidate for same job with Yankees

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — New York Yankees are looking for a new batting coach, and Chili Davis of the Oakland A's will interview for the position.
  • 6 days ago

Reports: A's bench coach Chip Hale hired as new Diamondbacks manager

Inside Bay Area (Bay Area News Group staff and wire) — The Arizona Diamondbacks are set to announce Monday that Oakland A's bench coach Chip Hale is their new manager, USA Today reported
  • 8 days ago

A's Stephen Vogt, Brandon Moss have surgery dates set

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Oakland A's Stephen Vogt to have foot surgery Oct. 14; Brandon Moss having hip surgery Oct. 21
  • 12 days ago
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A's have numerous worries heading into 2015 season

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Oakland A's should have a competitive rotation, but the team needs up at second and short
  • 18 days ago
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Oakland A's: Five issues this off-season

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — A's most pressing issues will be free agency, payroll and injuries
  • 18 days ago
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A's coach Chip Hale interviewing for Arizona Diamondbacks' managerial job

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Chip Hale has received permission from the A's to interview with the Diamondbacks.
  • 18 days ago
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A's notebook: Manager Bob Melvin regrets not using Adam Dunn

Inside Bay Area (By Carl Steward <a href='mailto:csteward@b) — Shortstop will be a key offseason target of A's management as Jed Lowrie is now free to test the open market.
  • 19 days ago
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Coco and Soto would have been sidelined had the A's advanced

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Oakland A's manager Bob Melvin said neither Coco Crisp nor Geovany Soto would have been able to play in the Division Series if his team had beaten the Kansas City Royals in the wild card round.
  • 19 days ago
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A's Billy Beane defends deals

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Trading Yoenis Cespedes for Jon Lester was key to A's success, Billy Beane says
  • 19 days ago
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Oakland A's players not satisfied with their season

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Josh Reddick, Jed Lowrie feel like A's season shouldn't have ended in Kansas City
  • 19 days ago
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A's manager Bob Melvin admits to a few regrets

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey jhickey@bayareanewsgroup) — Oakland A's manager Bob Melvin said he might have used in bullpen differently in wild card loss to Kansas City Royals; added that he feels 'horrible' about not giving retiring Adam Dunn a chance...
  • 19 days ago
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Billy Beane says A's don't make playoffs without Jon Lester trade

Inside Bay Area (By Jimmy Durkin <a href='mailto:jdurkin@ba) — A's GM Billy Beane dimisses notion that trading Yoenis Cespedes to the Boston Red Sox harmed team chemistry in Oakland
  • 19 days ago
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Why A's viewers on Comcast missed Royals' game-winning hit

Inside Bay Area (By Jeff Faraudo <a href='mailto:jfaraudo@b) — Comcast spokesman says cable company is investigating why a glitch caused many viewers in the South Bay to miss the game-winning single that sent the Kansas City Royals past the A's in 12 innings
  • 19 days ago
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Thompson: A's collapse mirrors season pattern

Inside Bay Area (By Marcus Thompson II Bay Area News Group) — Tuesday's loss to the Royals in the American League wild-card playoff was a microcosm for the A's season, right down to the snatch-your-hopes-right-out-your-heart ending.
  • 20 days ago
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Royals beat A's in wild-card game

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Royals beat A's, will play Angels in A.L. Division Series
  • 20 days ago
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A's playoff notes: Oakland looks to keep Royals bullpen out of it

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Oakland A's wary of hard-throwing Kansas City bullpen heading into A.L. wild-card game
  • 20 days ago
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Blog Articles

Dave Magadan doesn’t get Yankees’ job, might be A’s top choice

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Kauffman Stadium Onetime A’s player Dave Magadan was a finalist for the Yankees’ hitting job, but he told me today that he did not get that...
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Chili Davis goes to Red Sox, A’s seek hitting coach

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — With Chili Davis heading to Boston to become the Red Sox’s new hitting coach as reported by WEEI Boston, the A’s are likely to target Angels’ assistant hitting coach Dave Hansen,...
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Chili Davis interviews with Yankees, Red Sox next

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at AT&T Park It’s pretty safe to assume the A’s will be looking for a new hitting coach soon: Chili Davis interviewed for the...
  • 4 days ago

Chip Hale set to become Arizona’s manager today

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser A’s  bench coach Chip Hale, 49, will be announced as the Diamondbacks new manager later today, according to numerous reports this morning. This will...
  • 8 days ago

Another look at A’s wild-card loss, plus today’s news

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at the Coliseum A’s manager Bob Melvin has done a lot of rehashing of last night’s 9-8 loss in 12 innings to the Royals in the American League...
  • 19 days ago
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A’s wild swing of a season ends in wild-card loss to Royals

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Kauffman Stadium Kansas City, Mo. – If you missed Oakland’s regular season, you got to see the condensed version at Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday. For...
  • 20 days ago
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Adam Dunn not in A’s wild-card lineup; Geovany Soto is catching

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Kauffman Stadium The A’s lineup hasn’t been posted yet, but I’ve heard it is the same as Sunday’s but with Adam Dunn out and...
  • 20 days ago
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Eric O’Flaherty out, but A’s roster includes Hammel, Burns

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle staff writer Susan Slusser in Kansas City As I wrote in this morning’s Chronicle might be the case, left-handed reliever Eric O’Flaherty was left off today’s...
  • 21 days ago
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A’s Jon Lester, king of the big game, takes on KC’s Big Game James

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Kauffman Stadium Jed Lowrie, the A’s shortstop and a former player representive, said that when Major League Baseball and the Players Association first...
  • 21 days ago
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Oakland A’s fans: Time for playoff predictions

SFGate.com (Vlae Kershner) — Just a normal season, right? Las Vegas over-under lines for the A’s in spring training ranged between 86.5 and 88.5 games, the and they wound up right around there with 88. Well, maybe not...
  • 21 days ago
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Sonny Gray magnificent as A’s grab wild-card spot

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at the ballpark in Arlington Sonny Gray is a big-game pitcher, that’s why the A’s gave him Game 5 vs. Detroit last October. And in Game 162, Gray was the...
  • 22 days ago
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Game 162 – A’s need to win to avoid Game 163

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at the baseball stadium in Arlington, Texas Crunch time. Well, yes, it’s been crunch time for a while now, and who’d have thought we’d...
  • 22 days ago
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A’s fall to Rangers, wait for Mariners’ result

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at the ballpark in Arlington Oakland had a superb chance to snatch a wild-card spot on Saturday. The A’s had Jeff Samardzija, pitching as well as anyone...
  • 23 days ago
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Josh Donaldson in lineup; A’s could clinch spot tonight

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at the onetime Ballpark in Arlington Josh Donaldson is hurting, but the All-Star third baseman is in the lineup after leaving hard on his injured left...
  • 23 days ago
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A’s on verge of playoff spot with win over Rangers

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser in Arlington, Texas If anything, throughout six miserable weeks for the A’s, the team’s players tried too hard, were guilty of wanting to do too much. On...
  • 24 days ago
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Adam Dunn batting second tonight for A’s

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at the former Ballpark in Arlington (which is still a ballpark in Arlington) The A’s, stalled yesterday in their effort to whittle down their magic...
  • 24 days ago
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Adrian Beltre’s walkoff homer beats A’s

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at the former Ballpark in Arlington Since the addition of the second wild-card team, the credo in baseball is to try to avoid the wild-card spots and the...
  • 25 days ago
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After cortisone shot, Brandon Moss in A’s lineup at Texas

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at whatever the Arlington Ballpark is called now As I reported in this morning’s paper, Brandon Moss was not available yesterday because of a hip...
  • 25 days ago
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A’s Brandon Moss out with hip problem; will need surgery

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) —  From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at the Coliseum First baseman Brandon Moss was unavailable Wednesday with a right hip problem that will require offseason microfacture surgery, Moss told...
  • 26 days ago
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Defense is A’s undoing in loss to Angels, magic no. still 3

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at the Coliseum For much of their regular-season home finale, the A’s displayed every flaw that opponents would try to exploit in the postseason. And then...
  • 26 days ago
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