Nov 20, 2013, 10:10 AM PDT
Two proud bearded contenders entered Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, but only one left with facial hair intact. There can only be one true King of Beards, after all. The beard-off between WWE Superstar Daniel Bryan and Oakland Athletics right fielder Josh Reddick has been decided. It was Reddick’s scruff that hit the mat and…
Nov 18, 2013, 1:20 PM PDT
Lately it feels like every Major League Baseball player is rocking a WWE Championship belt. There is one man, however, that started the trend. Oakland Athletics right fielder Josh Reddick has been showing off his high-quality replica strap since the 2012 season. Known to be a huge wrestling fan, Reddick always uses WWE entrance music as…
Oct 11, 2013, 2:06 PM PDT
The Oakland Athletics season ended on Thursday night after losing Game 5 of the American League Division Series to the Detroit Tigers. After winning 96 games and the American League West for second consecutive season, the bulk of the A’s roster will be back for 2014. A’s general manager Billy Beane is know for wheeling…
Oct 10, 2013, 9:46 PM PDT
The Oakland Athletics are left searching for answers after another abrupt departure from the postseason at the hands of Detroit Tigers’ ace Justin Verlander. Verlander dominated the A’s over eight innings of shutout baseball to send his team to the American League Championship Series with a 3-0 victory. The A’s have been eliminated by the…
Oct 8, 2013, 5:52 PM PDT
The Oakland Athletics had the Detroit Tigers’ backs against the wall. Needing a win to force a Game 5 in Oakland, the Tigers looked like they were on the verge of elimination before scratching and clawing their way back into the game. Early in the game, the A’s looked unstoppable, the Tigers looked tame, and…
Oct 7, 2013, 2:07 PM PDT
The Oakland Athletics defeated the Detroit Tigers in the third game of the American League Division Series. The raw emotion wasn’t limited to the field during the 6-3 win. Here’s a look at what went down through GIFs and the crazy tweets of the fans. There will be total coverage from Detroit on CSNBayArea.com from…
Oct 4, 2013, 11:54 PM PDT
Here’s the first game of the A’s-Tigers American League Division Series in .GIF form. We’re using fan tweets to demonstrate the raw emotions of the game. There were a lot of fun overreactions on Twitter. Special thanks to Carmen Kiew for her assistance on the .GIFs. Bartolo Colon gets off to a rough start. He…
Sep 26, 2013, 9:00 AM PDT
Advances in mobile technology have made rookie dress-up day one of baseball’s most interesting traditions. In the past, teams would force their rookies to dress in drag, or don embarrassing costumes during a road trip and the fans would only get vague descriptions. Now, we get high quality pictures and often revolting video. On Wednesday,…
Sep 19, 2013, 4:37 PM PDT
If you’ve ever wondered what baseball on psychedelics would be like, sit in section 149 of the Oakland Coliseum. It’s sort of like Woodstock in the stands. There are musical instruments — ranging from cowbells to drums — flying flags, popcorn and dive-bombing birds, singsong chants, people hand feeding each other, immeasurable enthusiasm, and a…
Sep 4, 2013, 12:07 PM PDT
The Vegas oddsmakers don’t like the Oakland Athletics chances of winning the World Series. Sure, they’re up there on the list, but they are behind seven other teams, including the Pittsburgh Pirates, who are having their first winning season since 1992. Here’s how Bovada.lv stacks up MLB’s World Series contenders: Los Angeles Dodgers – 13/4…
Field of Links: The Bay Bridge Troll is safe, but distance between Oak and SF feels farther than ever
Aug 30, 2013, 7:12 AM PDT
Sometimes sports have to take a back seat to more important news items of the day. And what’s more important than the safety of the Bay Bridge Troll? With the Eastern span of the bridge closed and set for demolition, there was a lot of concern over what would happen to the bridge’s official guardian.…
Aug 24, 2013, 9:33 PM PDT
Orioles All-Star outfielder Adam Jones is a good sport as he tells the story behind the WWE Championship belt that Yoenis Cespedes was wearing after winning the home run derby. He also details his life-long love for wrestling and challenges Oakland Athletics right fielder Josh Reddick to a title-for-title wrestling match. The A’s and Orioles…
Aug 15, 2013, 9:09 AM PDT
The Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants suffered a similarly cruel fate on Wednesday. Each team had victory swiped away from them by the sticky glove of a defender.
Aug 14, 2013, 2:15 PM PDT
Josh Reddick and the MLB Fan Cave knock this spoof of Brad Pitt’s Chanel No. 5 commercial out of the park.
Aug 13, 2013, 2:26 PM PDT
WWE Superstar Daniel Bryan ambushed A’s right fielder Josh Reddick on 95.7 The Game on Tuesday. Clearly, this beard-off has just escalated into a hairy situation.
Aug 12, 2013, 9:01 AM PDT
Here are the top 5 things you may have missed this weekend.
Aug 6, 2013, 5:34 PM PDT
The Oakland Athletics were visited by a popular online baseball coach on Tuesday. Could Coach Kent Murphy and some extra cheese dogs help the A’s snap out of their offensive slump?
Jul 27, 2013, 12:46 PM PDT
The A’s turned back the clock to 1969. Find out what songs the A’s young players chose to walk out to.
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