After slipping into second place, the A’s finally start playing some of the lesser division opponents. I don’t know who any of their outfielders are. Rendon, Walsh, and Ohtani are good. Fletcher will somehow get 5 hits in 4 at-bats every day, but at least Scioscia is batting him 9th today. But it’s the pitching ...
Eovaldi vs. Bassitt Eduardo Rodriguez vs. Kaprielian Garrett Richards vs. Manaea All 4:10 PDT starts
One week until opening day in Oakland!
Happy Ides of March, everyone. Time for some roster cuts. Per MLB transactions page, the #Athletics optioned the following players to Triple-A: Pitchers Grant Holmes, James Kaprielian, Wandisson Charles, Miguel Romero; OFs Luis Barrera, Skye Bolt, Greg Deichmann — Matt Kawahara (@matthewkawahara) March 15, 2021
A’s Cast coverage of Spring Training has been expanded and will now include all home and away games for the remainder of Spring Training. https://t.co/z1MneXp64A@athleticscast24 — AthleticsPR (@AthleticsPR) March 5, 2021
It begins. Melvin says Frankie Montas is not with the team: "He's dealing with COVID" — Matt Kawahara (@matthewkawahara) February 17, 2021 Sean Murphy had a collapsed lung this offseason, Melvin says. Prognosis is good and team believes he could be ready for opening day — Matt Kawahara (@matthewkawahara) February 17, 2021
Mostly the Super Bowl gives you two teams you don’t like. Maybe 65-90.9% of the time, depending on how low your standards are. Today’s game certainly qualifies, so I need a different metric for picking a rooting interest. Today, I will cheer on the team with the closest baseball connection. Pat Mahomes contributed a whopping ...
Marcus Semien to Jays — Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) January 26, 2021
Bob Melvin says Matt Chapman “is full speed ahead,” will be a full go for spring training. — Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) December 17, 2020 Fill it up!
Reality is the new fiction, they say. College basketball starts tomorrow and promises to test my resolve. It was easy to eschew college football, because I never cared that much and knew that UNC was sure to disappoint (unlike Cincinnati!). So it was easy to proclaim college football as a monstrous affront to public safety ...