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A’s split the series behind Kemp’s home run

A’s split the series behind Kemp’s home run

Oakland – It’s been seven years since the Oakland A’s made their last appearance on Sunday Night Baseball. Tony Kemp made sure it would be a night to remember. He went deep with a two-run shot in the eighth to give the A’s a 3-1 victory over the New York Yankees and split the series….

Harrison and Marte magnificent in Bay Bridge series

Harrison and Marte magnificent in Bay Bridge series

Oakland – The Bay Bridge series is always an exciting matchup but this time the stakes are high for both teams. The San Francisco Giants currently hold the best record in the Majors. And the Oakland A’s just need to win. On opening night of the series it was the duo of Josh Harriosn and…

A’s Acquire LHP Andrew Chafin from the Chicago CubsOF Greg Deichmann and Minor League RHP Daniel Palenica sent to Chicago

A’s Acquire LHP Andrew Chafin from the Chicago CubsOF Greg Deichmann and Minor League RHP Daniel Palenica sent to Chicago

OAKLAND, Calif. – The Oakland A’s have acquired left-handed pitcher Andrew Chafin and cash from the Chicago Cubs for outfielder Greg Deichmann and minor league right-handed pitcher Daniel Palencia, the club announced today. Chafin is 0-2 with a 2.06 ERA and .154 opponents batting average in 43 relief appearances with the Cubs.  He ranks third…

A’s get pounded at the plate, beat the Halos’ 8-5

A’s get pounded at the plate, beat the Halos’ 8-5

Oakland – The A’s got pounded at the plate, three batters were hit by pitches including pinch-hitter Chad Pinder who left the game in the seventh after a scary hit to the head. Nonetheless, Oakland had another game where they scored multiple runs in one inning. “His helmet was actually coming off and the ball…

A’s offensive burst was too much for the Royals

A’s offensive burst was too much for the Royals

Oakland – The Kansas City Royals had no answer for the “hot” bats they faced today. The A’s continued their winning ways behind an offensive burst while the Kansas City Royals struggled with their pitching.  Oakland’s three home runs today sparked their 11-2 win over Kansas City. Jackson Kowar lasted only 1.1 frames allowing five…

Cobb was almost perfect, A’s shutout by Angels 4-0

Cobb was almost perfect, A’s shutout by Angels 4-0

OAKLAND – After a good defensive game through four innings, the Los Angeles Angels opened up their offense and scored four runs in the fifth.  Alex Cobb had a solid day on the mound while Shohei Ohtani and Anthony Rendon got big hits off Frankie Montas. “He kept us off balance,” said Oakland’s manager Bob…

A’s pitching exasperated by the Toronto Blue Jays

A’s pitching exasperated by the Toronto Blue Jays

OAKLAND – Marcus Semien knew how to close out the series.  Facing his former team, he left it all on the field as a reminder to what he meant to the Oakland A’s.  Semien’s four-hit outing was a masterpiece to lead off a lineup of fierce hitters. “Four-hit game is pretty good,” A’s manager Bob…

The Astros spoil the A’s Home Opener

The Astros spoil the A’s Home Opener

Oakland – There’s nothing like Opening Day and this year Major League Baseball has allowed fans to attend but only at twenty-five percent capacity since the world is still dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.  For the Oakland A’s, the fans the brightest part of tonight’s game. 10,436 people came out to watch a ball game…

Oakland A’s Name Amelia Schimmel Team’s Public Address Announcer

Oakland A’s Name Amelia Schimmel Team’s Public Address Announcer

Schimmel made guest debut as in-ballpark voice during 2020 season  OAKLAND, Calif. — The Oakland A’s have named Amelia Schimmel the team’s new public address (PA) announcer for all home games at the Oakland Coliseum. Schimmel succeeds Dick Callahan, who passed away in January after serving as the team’s PA announcer for 15 seasons.  “We…

Coliseum Accessible Voting Location to Open for Voting on Oct. 31 through Nov. 3

Coliseum Accessible Voting Location to Open for Voting on Oct. 31 through Nov. 3

Alameda County voters can vote in person in the Oakland Arena, vote from their car, or drop off a completed mail-in ballot OAKLAND, Calif. – The Coliseum Accessible Voting Location will open to all Alameda County residents on Saturday, Oct. 31 through Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 3. The Coliseum Accessible Voting Location will include…

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