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This Little Kid Had No Idea He Was Playing Baseball With An Oakland A’s Pitcher

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 07.31.2016 | Sports

An adorable little boy has likely become the envy of baseball fans everywhere — whether he’ll ever know it or not. After the little guy noticed an...

Birmingham Hosts a Baseball Game for the Ages

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.31.2016 | Sports
Keith Thomson

In 1991, Chicago's Comiskey Park became a parking lot (for the new Comiskey Park). Thus Birmingham, Alabama's Rickwood Field, which turns 106 this season, earned the distinction of America's Oldest Professional Baseball Stadium.

This Oakland A's Pitcher Was REALLY Excited For 'Star Wars'

The Huffington Post | Erick Fernandez | Posted 12.18.2015 | Sports

A LOT of people were pumped to see "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" when it premiered on Thursday, including Oakland Athletics pitcher Sean Doolittle. H...

Ten Games the Angels Wish They Could Get Back in 2015

Wayne Coito | Posted 10.06.2016 | Sports
Wayne Coito

With all the organizational hang-ups, the Angels fell just one win short of a tiebreak with the Astros. One. Single. Solitary. Win. Here are the 10 games in 2015 that the Angels wish they could have back.

Justine Siegal Becomes First Female Baseball Coach In MLB History

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 11.02.2015 | Sports

Justine Siegal made history on Tuesday when the Oakland A's announced it has hired her to serve as a guest instructor for the 2015 Instructional Leagu...

Sam Fuld's Pro Baseball Journey Is Hardly Defined By His Diabetes

The Huffington Post | Jordan Schultz | Posted 08.28.2015 | Sports

There were 868 players on the 2015 MLB Opening Day rosters. One of them was the Oakland Athletics' Sam Fuld. As the outfielder enters his eighth seaso...

Rainbows on the Field: Australian Footballers Combating Homophobia

The Good Men Project | Posted 05.26.2016 | Sports
The Good Men Project

On May 16, two local teams, Yarra Glen and Warburton Millgrove, faced off for the second annual Pride Cup, an event organized to promote inclusiveness and acceptance of gays and lesbians on the sporting field. The two teams wore special uniforms featuring prominent rainbow designs to mark the occasion.

Sonny Gray Has Stellar Opening Day, Poised for Big Things in 2015

Dan Karpuc | Posted 06.07.2015 | Sports
Dan Karpuc

Lost in all the hype of the spectacular college hoops matchup between Duke and Wisconsin on Monday night was the incredible outing by Oakland Athletics ace Sonny Gray, who very subtly took a no-hitter into the 8th inning against the Texas Rangers.

Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw Takes Line Drive Straight To The Kisser

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 03.20.2015 | Sports

Kershaw said a piece of tooth was recovered.

MLB Pitcher Has Ultimate Response To Former Player's GM Comments

The Huffington Post | Kyle Franco | Posted 11.06.2014 | Sports

If you ask former Major League Baseball player and two-time World Series champion Ryan Theriot, playing experience is what makes for a great general m...

Oakland Athletics Imploding Before Our Very Eyes

Dan Karpuc | Posted 11.10.2014 | Sports
Dan Karpuc

OK... OK. You may not view a team that is 81-63 as "imploding," but hear me out.

What Baseball Teaches Us About Big Data

Mike Cassidy | Posted 11.08.2014 | Sports
Mike Cassidy

The idea that stats can outsmart baseball brains is the source of a heated and ongoing debate. It is wise, but not necessarily universally accepted by fans and pundits. How can a machine outperform years of coaching ball?

A West Coast Post-Season

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 11.02.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

An all-West Coast World Series, a distinct possibility at this point, would present an image of baseball that is young, new and forward-looking, despite the inconvenient time zone for many in the East Coast.

Wild Stat of the Week: Why the Mariners Will Win the Pennant

Andrew Wild | Posted 10.27.2014 | Sports
Andrew Wild

Don't look now, but the third-place Mariners might be the best bet to represent the AL in the World Series this year. Lame duck commissioner Bud Selig's parting gift to baseball, the second wild-card spot, might hold the path to Seattle's first appearance in the Fall Classic.

Gray Leads A's to Win Over Angels

Malaika Bobino | Posted 10.23.2014 | Sports
Malaika Bobino

It's been awhile since these two teams have faced each other. Now it's a battle for first place and while the A's have held the position for half the season, the Angels now own it but in this much anticipated series will determine the better of the two teams.

Sport and Society for Arete -- Re-Entry and Disorientation

Richard Crepeau | Posted 10.04.2014 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

I have been out of the country for less than three weeks and it is mid-summer when not much happens of note. The first thing I confronted on returning was a total reorganization of the local supermarket. Under the influence of jet lag I found this quite disorienting. As it turned out, this was only one of many changes that faced me.

Star Pitcher Uses Full-Page Ad To Thanks Red Sox Fans

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 08.05.2014 | Sports

Jon Lester made a classy move by taking a full-age ad in the Sunday edition of the Boston Globe to show his gratitude to the Boston Red Sox and their ...

Tigers GM Jokes About AL Arms Race With A's GM

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 08.01.2014 | Sports

There's a new arms race in Major League Baseball and it seems like at least one of the general managers involved is having fun with it. Early in J...

Billy Beane and the New Moneyball

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 09.10.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

More than a decade after Moneyball was written, on base percentage, and the ability to draw walks are no longer undervalued by the market. Accordingly, identifying the new market inefficiency is an ongoing challenge for all teams. Billy Beane, the name most associated with Moneyball, may have just found one.

WATCH: This Amazing Throw Needs To Be Seen To Be Believed

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.11.2014 | Sports

Oakland A's outfielder Yoenis Cespedes is a strong man, very strong. With the A's and Los Angeles Angels deadlocked, 1-1, in the bottom of the eig...

Orioles Star Sparks 2nd Bench-Clearing Altercation In 3 Games

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.10.2014 | Sports

Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado and the Oakland Athletics haven't been getting along. After dodging a pitch thrown inside by A's rel...

The A's Are Doing A's Things Again

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.27.2014 | Sports

The Oakland A's are doing that thing again. They're getting far more bang for their buck than just about every other team in baseball. Despite ranking...

WATCH: A's Pitcher Saves Himself

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.07.2014 | Sports

A's pitcher Jesse Chavez showed off some incredible reflexes on Tuesday when Mariners outfielder Michael Saunders hit a sharp line drive at his head. ...

WATCH: MLB Player's Amazing Tribute To Ultimate Warrior

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 04.22.2014 | Sports

Oakland Athletic outfielder Josh Reddick paid tribute to the late WWE legend Ultimate Warrior on Monday during his interview with MLB Network's Intent...

WATCH: A's Pitcher Records Most Bizarre Out Of The Season (So Far)

Posted 04.07.2014 | Sports

Well here's something that doesn't happen everyday. Seattle Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager ripped a line drive off Oakland A's pitcher Sonny G...