Council votes to make changes to proposed deal to keep A’s at Coliseum for the next 10 years.
Reid voted for it because team brings pride to the city and he feared it would move without an agreement.
I attended the Oakland A’s game last night. To be more precise, I attended most of the first half of the game. Thinking about my 5:30 a.m. wake-up time and the facts reflected on the scoreboard—the visiting and much unloved Anaheim team was winning 7-2— I left as the home crowd sang “Take Me Out […]
Josh Dubow, AP Sports Writer OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Almost as soon as Omar Infante threw out Seth Smith to end the Oakland Athletics surprising season, despair turned to appreciation. The defeated A’s came out of their dugout to a standing ovation from a towel-waving crowd, soaking in the energy that fueled their run to […]
by Josh Dubow, AP Sports Writer OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After a season filled with dramatic comebacks and memorable endings, the Oakland Athletics now expect the unexpected. Two runs down and three outs away from their season ending, the A’s staged their most magical finish yet. Seth Smith hit a game-tying two-run double off closer […]
DENVER (AP) The Colorado Rockies have traded outfielder Seth Smith to the Oakland Athletics for right-hander Guillermo Moscoso and left-hander Josh Outman. Monday’s deal came a deal after Smith and the Rockies avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year contract worth $2,415,000. Smith has spent the last three seasons with the Rockies, playing both left […]