Tag Archives: A’s

Favorite baseball teams: spot the Oakland green

Via Atlantic magazine based on Facebook data. A huge swath of Giants orange in Nor Cal and zero presence for the Oakland Athletics (as well as the Mets and Blue Jays). This is probably just the thing to make another … Continue reading


Eric Chavez to begin rehab assignment tomorrow

Six-time gold glover Eric Chavez, the Oakland Athletics’ third baseman who has not suited up this year after offseason back surgery, will be making his first appearance in Sacramento wearing River Cats maroon this week. Chavez will take the field … Continue reading

Frank Thomas Signs With A’s

Somebody kill a fatted calf. Frank Thomas has returned to Oakland.

Two Kudos for the Bee

1) Not putting the new Neo Mnemonic movie, “Street Things” on the front page of the Ticket section. Rather than pimp a movie that once again has felt the wrath of Carla Meyer, the editorial staff wisely chose to feature … Continue reading

DeFrancesco gets call up to the bigs

Just got the press release that Tony DeFrancesco, River Cats manager the last 5 seasons, will be reporting to Oaklandtown to be the new A’s third base coach. With 3 PCL titles and a Triple-A championship, it was a great … Continue reading

Big News in Bay Area Baseball!

That’s right, the nation as a whole reached a new milestone last night.  It was months, nay years, in the making, but it’s about time that I admit what I’ve known for while:  The A’s aren’t making the playoffs this … Continue reading

Suzuki promoted to Oakland

Beloved River Cat Kurt Suzuki is getting a permanent spot in the bigs as a result of yesterday’s trade sending Jason Kendall to the Cubbies. He’ll be behind the plate for Oakland, with Mike Piazza as his backup. Piazza will … Continue reading

Take me out

The Sacramento River Cats are playing the Oakland A’s tomorrow night at 6:35 p.m. in an exhibition game at Raley Field. This is great news for my fellow fans of Barry Zito and Huston Street. But perhaps even more exciting … Continue reading


Huge news in local sports! The sports world is abuzz with talk of a pending deal that could change the face of NorCal sports as we know it. Yes, that’s right, the Oakland A’s are signing the Frank Thomas to … Continue reading