40-man Roster Day Grill 410

The #Athletics have added RHP Raul Alcantara to the 40-man roster. He was 12-6 with a 3.11 ERA in 27 starts with Beloit & Stockton in 2013. — Oakland Athletics (@Athletics) November 20, 2013 Baseball America listed 1B Anthony Aliotti and 1B/3B Miles Head as the only other two possibilities for the 40-man roster while ...

Save Oakland Sports Ticket Fundraiser 7

Most of you know that I am the Vice President of Save Oakland Sports, , and we are having a fundraiser selling tickets to the A’s game on July 27th vs Anaheim. This is the turn back the clock game and also the Oaklandish T-Shirt giveaway game. This game is currently scheduled to begin ...

May 8: Grilling Once, Grilling Twice, Grilling Chicken Soup With Rice 171

Hail and farewell, Mr. Sendak. Yesterday’s thread was getting crowded, so here’s a new one and a couple of links. If you want to weigh in on the change of management companies at the Coliseum, Friday morning is your chance. Robert Gammon of the East Bay Express joins the chorus calling for Wolff and Fisher ...

Why Grills Begin On Opening Day (of the Bay Bridge Series) 134

Here is a very good article in the New York Times about the A’s and the Giants and Oakland and San Jose. Nothing new for most of us, but a good primer to send to your friends and relatives who haven’t been following the saga. If you want to blow another of your 10 free ...

Forbes 2012 MLB report 24

It’s out. I have yet to read it. Marine Layer’s take Maury Brown’s take

I’m gonna stand up for what I believe in even if I go broke doing it 158

/Lew MLB social media policy is pretty good — but MLBAM still really, really, really doesn’t get it. Which is weird. I’m talkin’ about franchise swappin’. I’m talkin’ about what they call nowadays open territories. I’m talk– ML’s series this week — has he given up? I know he’s setting up the framing/facts presented in ...

From the archives 151

HABUO Hartlaub: forgotten Lake Merritt stadium proposal from … 1960! (via Marine Layer) KEENYUN SOSHULIZM!!1! (via Sully) ICIP whale bones for The Great Eskimo Vocabulary Hoax Bloom bait: Via andeux: CSN Calfornia will air today's #Athletics game in the Bay Area. Tune in at noon for Yoenis Cespedes' debut! — Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) March 10, ...

STFU, Lew 154

I’m not seeing any value whatsoever in this. Panicky/reactive reiteration of non-news for no public audience’s benefit.

All stadium and no TV makes Fisher something something 12

Interesting piece by Maury Brown on the meda-tv deals being signed by clubs, especially in the ALW. Even the Astros have just completed a big regional deal. And “Who else is in line? The Mariners … are in play.”

Mission: ImpossibLew 107