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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...

This Is How A's Fans Are Taunting Justin Verlander

Posted 10.11.2013 | Sports

Some Oakland Athletics fans walked into O.co Coliseum for Game 5 prepared to taunt Detroit ace Justin Verlander.. with giant images of Kate Upton's fa...

TIME LAPSE: Stadium Converts From MLB To NFL

Posted 10.09.2013 | Sports

The Oakland A's are still playing in October, which means that the Raiders aren't the only ones who get to call O.co Coliseum home this month. Of cour...

Tigers Rally To Force Game 5

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 10.08.2013 | Sports

DETROIT -- DETROIT (AP) — On a night of desperation, dispute and finally, delirium, Max Scherzer and the Detroit Tigers kept their season alive by t...

A's Take Control Of Series

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 12.07.2013 | Sports

DETROIT — DETROIT (AP) — The Oakland Athletics have beaten Detroit with both pitching and power. And that's left the Tigers on the brink of el...

OUCH! Cops Take Down Rowdy A's Fan With Stun Gun

Posted 10.08.2013 | Sports

Security guards and police officers at Oakland's O.co Coliseum tried to detain an Athletics fan sitting in the front row near home plate during an ALD...

A's Get Even With Walk-Off Win

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 12.06.2013 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — For much of the season, Stephen Vogt caught Sonny Gray with Triple-A Sacramento. Neither could have pictured pairing up on su...

Tigers' Ace Dominates A's

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 10.05.2013 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. -- OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After watching Max Scherzer breeze through a spectacular playoff opener, Detroit closer Joaquin Benoit beg...

Low-Spending Teams Crash MLB Playoffs

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Hey big spenders! Baseball's playoffs are no longer your exclusive playground. Pittsburgh, 26th among the 30 teams wi...

Tigers Tap Scherzer For Game 1

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 12.01.2013 | Sports

DETROIT — DETROIT (AP) — Max Scherzer will start Detroit's AL division series opener Friday night at Oakland, with star Justin Verlander follo...

Winners Of The West.. Again

AP | ANTONIO GONZALEZ | Posted 09.22.2013 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Wearing a gold robe and swim goggles, bearded right fielder Josh Reddick ran around the Oakland Athletics clubhouse guzzling beer a...

WATCH: MLB Player Disappears, Still Makes Catch

Posted 09.04.2013 | Sports

Oakland third baseman Josh Donaldson disappeared and somehow made an amazing catch on Tuesday when he tracked a pop fly in foul territory. Donaldson d...

Rays Closer Locked In Bathroom

Posted 08.31.2013 | Sports

Rays closer Fernando Rodney had a tough time on Friday night trying to get out of the dugout bathroom at O.co Coliseum. ...

Tigers Cap Comeback With Walk-Off Homer

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 10.29.2013 | Sports

DETROIT — Torii Hunter hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting Detroit over the Oakland Athletics 7-6 Thursday and boos...

WATCH: Broken Bat Takes Out Shortstop

Posted 08.16.2013 | Sports

Oakland A's shortstop Eric Sogard was able to keep his focus in the line of fire on Thursday. ...

WATCH: Walk-Off HR Robbery

Posted 08.15.2013 | Sports

Oakland's Chis Young thought he had just hit a walk-off home run in the 10th inning on Wednesday night against the Houston Astros. That's when Robbie ...

Former MLB Star Coping With Parkinson's

AP | WILL GRAVES | Posted 10.07.2013 | Sports

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Seven-time major league All-Star Dave Parker is dealing with Parkinson's disease. Parker told The Associated Press ...

Garza Goes On Twitter Rant About A's Player & His Wife

Posted 08.04.2013 | Sports

Texas Rangers pitcher Matt Garza went on an angry Twitter rant directed at Oakland A's second baseman Eric Sogard and his wife, Kaycee, following an i...

AL West Rivals Make Trade

AP | RICK EYMER | Posted 07.31.2013 | Sports

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland General Manager Billy Beane was looking to shore up his infield, both offensively and defensively. He ...

Cubs Win 3-1 Over A's

AP | RICK EYMER | Posted 09.03.2013 | Chicago

OAKLAND, Calif. — Derek Norris scored on a passed ball with two outs in the seventh inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Chicago Cubs 1-0 o...

Cubs Lose To A's 8-7

AP | ANTONIO GONZALEZ | Posted 07.03.2013 | Chicago

OAKLAND, Calif. -- One bad pitch blew what would've given the Chicago Cubs something they've rarely achieved this season: a winning streak. Derek Nor...

Why San Jose Sued Major League Baseball -- And Wrote Its Own Declaration of Independence

Sam Liccardo | Posted 08.19.2013 | San Francisco
Sam Liccardo

San Jose is already the largest city in Northern California. We provide a home to the world's most talented, diverse workforce, and to hundreds of great companies. Every American industry, that is, except Major League Baseball.

San Jose Officials Sue MLB

AP | SUDHIN THANAWALA | Posted 08.18.2013 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — Major League Baseball is dragging its feet on having team owners vote on the Oakland Athletics' proposed move to a new ballpark ...

MLB Prospect Lashes Out At Former Coach

Posted 06.17.2013 | Sports

Oklahoma pitcher Dillon Overton had a few choice words for his former coach, Sunny Golloway, and posted them on Twitter. The Sooners’ left-hande...

WATCH: MLB Umpire Forgets Count

Posted 06.14.2013 | Sports

By Chris Yuscavage, Complex Sports Well, this is certainly embarrassing… During the Yankees/Athletics game yesterday—an 18-inning affair tha...