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Can Oakland’s offense make-up for lackluster pitching staff?

Can Oakland's offense make-up for lackluster pitching staff?
May 10, 2018

The 2018 Major League Baseball season is now in full swing, and the Oakland Athletics have started out predictably mediocre. A month into the season, the team has earned an 11-11 record which already puts...

MLB playoffs lack Bay Area feel

MLB playoffs lack Bay Area feel
October 5, 2017

Oct. 1 marked the end of the Major League Baseball regular season. Unfortunately for baseball fans, the last day of the regular season was drama-free as the last of the 10 playoff teams clinched postseason...

Baseball in Cuba

September 20, 2017

In Major League Baseball, nearly one-third of all active players come from Latin America. Most of these players have the freedom to travel home during the offseason and visit their families or play in...

Bay Area baseball in trouble at halfway break

Bay Area baseball in trouble at halfway break
July 12, 2017

Halfway into the regular season, the Oakland Athletics are struggling to play .500 ball. Individually, however, players are having phenomenal years. The San Francisco Giants, on the other hand, could only...

The Oakland Athletics still aren’t good

The Oakland Athletics still aren’t good
May 17, 2017

It’s an ongoing sad story for Oakland’s home squad, the Oakland Athletics. They still are not good. For the past two years the A’s have had a losing record, 69-93 in 2016, 68-94 in 2015, and this...

Why it sucks to be an Oakland A’s fan

Why it sucks to be an Oakland A's fan
April 5, 2017

For baseball fans, April is the best month of the year. The MLB season just started and every team has a chance to be a champion, as least for a little while. However, not all fans are so lucky. An Oakland...

Bay Area baseball back in play

Bay Area baseball back in play
March 29, 2017

The 2017 baseball season starts this weekend and both the Giants and the A’s made roster moves to improve on last season’s results. San Francisco Giants This season, Giants fans will notice some...

Oakland A’s presence felt in the World Series

Oakland A’s presence felt in the World Series
November 2, 2016

Oakland A’s fans who tuned into the World Series may have recognized a familiar face or two. As a matter of fact, they might have recognized seven familiar faces on the field playing for both the Cleveland...

A’s, Giants active at trade deadline

A’s, Giants active at trade deadline
August 3, 2016

The MLB trade deadline came and went on Monday with the San Francisco Giants and the Oakland Athletics in their traditional roles. San Francisco were buyers and traded away a fan favorite to do so in...

Should NCAA pay its athletes?

Should NCAA pay its athletes?
June 9, 2016

Amateurism. It is a core value of the National Collegiate Athletic Association that means student athletes cannot be compensated for anything more than the costs to attend their colleges or universities. UCLA,...

Women’s U.S. soccer struggles to break ground

Women’s U.S.  soccer struggles to  break ground
March 10, 2016

The NBA, NFL, and MLB, remain the best leagues of their kind in comparison to the rest of the world, and chances of this changing anytime soon appear substantially slim. While the United States is unquestionably...

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