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Oakland A’s redesign proposed Howard Terminal stadium

In the latest renderings, released with the stadium’s draft Environmental Impact Report, the stadium will now drop to ground level in right field instead of center field. The redesign will allow people on the waterfront promenade to look into the stadium and watch the action during game days. Fans will be able to view the […]

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Reliever Adam Kolarek has A’s history

MESA, Ariz. — Two weeks ago, reliever Adam Kolarek called his father, Frank, with news: The defending champion Dodgers had just traded him to the A’s. “I could feel his smile through the phone,” Frank Kolarek said. For the Kolareks, the A’s already held meaning. Well before Adam emerged as a sinker-slinging left-hander, Frank was […]

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Dick Callahan, longtime PA announcer for the A’s and Warriors, dies at 80

Dick Callahan, the public-address announcer for A’s games at the Oakland Coliseum for 15 seasons, died Friday morning, the team announced on Twitter. “Today we lost a beloved member of our Green & Gold family, Dick Callahan. Our home games will not be the same without his voice echoing through the Coliseum,” the A’s tweeted. […]

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Robbie Grossman leaves A’s, signs 2-year deal with Tigers

DETROIT — The Detroit Tigers signed outfielder Robbie Grossman to a $10 million, two-year contract, adding a switch-hitting veteran to a rebuilding team coming off consecutive last-place finishes. The deal includes salaries of $5 million annually plus performance bonuses. Grossman, 31, spent the past two seasons with the A’s. He hit .241 with eight home […]

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This World Series game 30 years ago marked the beginning of the end for the A’s dynasty

Few observers noticed the Oakland A’s reign had peaked until it was too late. Their Game 1 loss to the Cincinnati Reds in the 1990 World Series? Just a flesh wound. Now at least we’d get a more entertaining series before the A’s inevitably repeated as champions. But a few bizarre innings in Game 2 […]

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White Sox, Renteria agree to split after breakout season

CHICAGO (AP) — Rick Renteria fostered a culture that allowed young players to develop into stars. And just like the last time, he lost his job after helping start a turnaround. The Chicago White Sox and their manager agreed to split following a disappointing finish to a breakout season in which they made the playoffs […]

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Is Astros’ Zack Greinke calling his pitches against the A’s?

Houston Astros pitcher Zack Greinke has always kept his opponents on their toes, but tipping off batters in the middle of a playoff game seems like a bit much. At first glance, that’s exactly what it looked like Greinke did against the Oakland Athletics in Game 4 of their ALDS series. In the top of […]

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2B Tommy La Stella saves the A’s with crazy catch vs. White Sox

Tommy La Stella, right, of the Oakland Athletics makes a great catch on a ball hit by Adam Engel of the Chicago White Sox as Ramon Laureano watches him in the fifth inning of Game 3 of the American League wild card series at RingCentral Coliseum. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images For the first time since 2006, the […]

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Astros whistleblower Mike Fiers will start for A’s in wild card finale vs. White Sox

Mike Fiers of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Los Angeles Angels in the top of the second inning at RingCentral Coliseum on Aug. 21, 2020, in Oakland, Calif. Thearon W. Henderson / Getty Images At noon PST, the Oakland Athletics and Chicago White Sox will face off in Game 3 of their Wild Card series […]

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A’s, Mariners play doubleheader despite ‘very unhealthy’ air

Seats are shown with cutout photos of fans during a baseball game at T-Mobile Park, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, in Seattle. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, games are being played without fans in attendance, but the Mariners allowed people to purchase photos to place in the seats, and if a foul ball makes it to […]