| Apr 5, 2014
| 5:50 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. In its latest iteration, the old Oakland Coliseum has been rebranded as the O.co Coliseum thanks to corporate sponsor Overstock.com. Based on what's transpired the last few seasons, they could just as easily call it King Felix's Palace....
| Apr 1, 2014
OAKLAND, Calif. The pitching personifications of the future of the Oakland A's and the uncertain future of the Cleveland Indians squared off on Opening Day Monday and to no one's surprise it turned into a duel.
Justin Masterson made his third consecutive...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 8:20 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. Athletics manager Bob Melvin called the decision to leave catcher Stephen Vogt off the Opening Day roster one of the toughest he's ever had to make. Emotions ran even deeper for Vogt, who fought back tears when he spoke of starting the...
| Mar 26, 2014
PHOENIX Will the Oakland Athletics go with a straight platoon at catcher, John Jaso against right-handers and Derek Norris against left-handers?
It sounds as if that's exactly what's going to happen, and the fact that Norris had three more hits and his...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 5:10 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Angels might be all about Mike Trout this and Mike Trout that, but Albert Pujols scoffed at the suggestion that he might be motivated by all that Trout has accomplished.
"I don't need to compare with anybody, buddy," Pujols said...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 4:22 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. -- As the Angels identify their starting rotation, Joe Blanton is on the outside looking in.
Blanton lost his spot in the rotation last season. If he pitches well this spring and the Angels still like their starting five, they might be able...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 7:33 PM
OAKLAND -- Center fielder Mike Trout was blinded by the light Sunday, losing two fly balls in the sun that dropped for run-scoring hits in the Oakland Athletics' 10-6 come-from-behind victory over the Angels in the Oakland Coliseum.
"Those are things...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 3:49 PM
The All-Snubbed team
It's called the All-Star game — but not all the stars who deserve to play in the exhibition will be at Citi Field on Tuesday.
Some missed their flights to New York because of the rule requiring each team to have at least one...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Why don't the Cubs make a push to get Joe Maddon from the Rays? I think he is, by far, the best manager in baseball and is personally worth 10 to 20 wins a year. He works mostly with young players in Tampa Bay, which obviously will be our core for the...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:26 PM
OAKLAND — The Angels can't come close to matching the Oakland Athletics in volume of talented young starting pitchers, but in Garrett Richards, they have an arm that can cut into the deficit.
Richards, mixing a 94-mph fastball with a sharp...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:44 PM
Their second consecutive division title secured Sunday, the Oakland Athletics have set their sights on the best record in the American League, which would assure home-field advantage throughout the post-season and a first-round series against the wild-...
| May 1, 2013
| 4:35 PM
OAKLAND -- C.J. Wilson survived a rocky start, Howie Kendrick, Mike Trout and Mark Trumbo each hit solo home runs, and Ernesto Frieri came through with a five-out, 35-pitch save Wednesday, as the Angels snapped a four-game losing streak with a 5-4 victory...