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Tag: A’s

August 25, 2011 | 4:37 pm

Yankees First Team in History to Hit 3 Grand Slams in One Game in 22-9 Rout of A’s

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Update 4:43 p.m. Best message post on Athletics Nation: “If this game was a movie it would be ‘Showgirls’ (AP) The New York Yankees became the first team in major league history to hit three grand slams in a game, with Robinson Cano, Russell Martin and Curtis Granderson connecting Thursday in a wet, wild 22-9 […]

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July 8, 2011 | 7:00 am

Fan Tumbles to His Death Going After Ball at A’s Game in Texas

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A camera caught the truly tragic fall — in slow motion, no less — resulting in the death of a fan at the A’s-Rangers game last night. A’s announcers, who couldn’t have known what happened, joked about it a little before expressing concern. The man was identified as Brownwood, Texas firefighter Shannon Stone. From the […]

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June 20, 2011 | 10:27 am

Video Preview: Showtime’s Reality Series on the Giants

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Showtime’s reality show about the Giants will debut on July 13. It’s called “The Franchise: A Season With the San Francisco Giants.” Here’s a preview video: Speaking of reality, the Giants have received a heavy dose of it over the last month or so, what with season-ending injuries to Buster Posey and probably Freddy Sanchez. […]

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June 16, 2011 | 1:48 pm

Watch the New “Moneyball Trailer”

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Finally, the chance to wallow in nostalgia that A’s fans, suffering through a horrendous season, have been waiting for: Moneyball! Yay! Who plays who at IMDB.

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June 9, 2011 | 9:45 am

A’s Fire Manager Bob Geren

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(AP) OAKLAND, Calif. – The Oakland Athletics have fired manager Bob Geren in the midst of a nine-game losing streak that has sent them tumbling to the bottom of the AL West standings. Oakland general manager Billy Beane immediately announced Thursday that former Arizona manager and broadcaster Bob Melvin will be the interim manager. The […]

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December 14, 2010 | 11:31 am

A’s Sign Hideki Matsui to One Year Contract

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Here it is from MLB.com. Buster Olney of ESPN tweets that the deal is worth $4.25 million. Comcast Sportsnet Bay Area will webcast the press conference at 3 p.m., right here. Matsui’s career stats from ESPN

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The Other Team: An A’s Fan Speaks Out

October 29, 2010 | 11:02 am

The Other Team: An A’s Fan Speaks Out

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This merits it’s own post: Justin Lafferty’s Knuckeblog entry titled Why I’m not rooting for the Giants. An excerpt: Giants fans may not see the A’s as your rival, but A’s fans do, in a weird “Oakland is the stepchild of San Francisco” way. Rooting for the Giants, especially now, is like selling out and […]

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