Oakland Athletics

Karl Buscheck
April 16, 2018 - 3:03 pm
After Mychal Thompson joined "The Damon Bruce Show" on Friday to declare Trayce, not Klay, the best athlete in the Thompson family, the A's outfielder stopped by "The Greg Papa Show" with Bonta Hill to settle the debate. “My Mom is a special athlete," Trayce said of his mother, Julie, who was a...
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Karl Buscheck
April 13, 2018 - 4:42 pm
The always-entertaining Mychal Thompson, father of not one, but two Bay Area pro players, swung by “The Damon Bruce Show” on Friday afternoon. The eldest Thompson settled a debate in no uncertain terms: Who is the better athlete, Klay or Trayce? “Oh, it’s Trayce. Trayce is the better athlete. Klay’...
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April 13, 2018 - 4:15 pm
By Mohamed Bafakih Forbes has released its annual list of MLB franchise values and both Bay Area ball clubs are on the rise. The Giants rounded out the top five once again, ranking No. 4 — a one-spot jump from 2017 — while Oakland also moved up one place from No. 27 a year ago to No. 26. The orange...
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Karl Buscheck
April 12, 2018 - 5:50 pm
Trayce Thompson punctuated his starting debut with the Oakland A's in incredible fashion on Wednesday night, pilfering a potential home run from Yasiel Puig, his ex-teammate, in the A's 16-6 win, Then Klay entered th equation and celebrated the highlight-reel play in equally spectacular fashion:...
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Karl Buscheck
April 09, 2018 - 1:29 pm
Former Bash Brother Mark McGwire has offered up some bold claims, twenty years after breaking the single-season home run record. McGwire, who lost his record to Barry Bonds (73) in 2001, believes he would have reached the 70-home run club even without the aid of PEDs, as he detailed in an extensive...
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Karl Buscheck
April 05, 2018 - 11:47 am
The Oakland A's bolstered their outfield depth with a low-risk and media-savvy move, claiming Trayce Thompson, brother of Klay Thompson, off waivers. The #Athletics have claimed outfielder Trayce Thompson (brother of Klay) off waivers from the New York Yankees pic.twitter.com/Nx7dQUoaGI — 95.7 The...
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Karl Buscheck
April 04, 2018 - 11:29 am
The Oakland A’s announced on Wednesday morning that the team will be giving free tickets to those affected by the Northern California fires for an upcoming game. North bay Day, which will also feature tributes to first responders and firefighters — plus fundraising efforts — will fall on June 10...
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Gianna Franco
March 30, 2018 - 10:17 am
A sea of green and gold filled the Coliseum for the Oakland A's opening day festivites on Thursday! It turned out to be a great day of baseball with a thrilling extra innings win over the Angles, and a great day for fans to check out the new Treehouse, an indoor/outdoor venue that offers fans a...
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AJ Puk
USA Today
Anna Kagarakis
March 28, 2018 - 7:59 am
The Oakland A's were dealt another blow to their pitching staff. Top pitching prospect A.J. Puk was expected to make his major league debut this season, but now his time on the big stage will have to wait. The A's announced: "Dr. James Andrews was consulted after an initial diagnosis by Dr. Doug...
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Dave Kaval
USA Today
Anna Kagarakis
March 26, 2018 - 8:20 am
The Oakland A's announced on Monday morning that team President Dave Kaval has sent a letter to Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and the city council member with an interesting proposal: the team wants to pay off the $135 million debt on the Coliseum site in exchange for complete control of the area. We...
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