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  1. By the numbers: Scott Kazmir

    Dec 2, 2013, 6:22 PM PST

    The Oakland Athletics won’t be getting a Cyber Monday deal for left-handed pitcher Scott Kazmir. The soon-to-be 30-year-old pitcher and the A’s have agreed to a two-year, $22 million contract, according to multiple reports. Here’s a look at the Kazmir signing by the numbers. 22,000,000: The amount of dollars Kazmir will reportedly be getting paid by…

  2. The 6 best Bay Area offerings for MLB and MTV’s new partnership

    Nov 11, 2013, 2:12 PM PST

    Are we suddenly on the verge of Yo! MLB Raps? On Monday, Major League Baseball and MTV announced what they are calling a multi-year cross-platform partnership. The result of the partnership will be the launch of a 30-episode series on MTV2 that will feature David Ortiz and Andrew McCutchen as executive producers. Oh say can…

  3. TBT: October 10 has been a good day in A’s history

    Oct 10, 2013, 4:34 PM PDT

    The Oakland Athletics have found good fortune on this day in history. As they get set to take on the Detroit Tigers in a win-or-go-home Game 5, here’s a brief history lesson. Oct. 10, 1990: The A’s swept the Boston Red Sox in the American League Championship Series. Dave Stewart started the game and only…

  4. A’s-Tigers insane ALDS Game 4 recapped through GIFs and your tweets

    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…

  5. TBT: Rating the signature songs of our Bay Area sports teams

    Oct 3, 2013, 5:45 PM PDT

    The Bay Area is rich in culture. Musical acts like Metallica, Green Day, Huey Lewis and the News, Grateful Dead, Journey and many more have local ties. In this edition of Throwback Thursday, we’re throwing it back to some songs from Bay Area sports history that we may not hold as high in regard. In…

  6. Field of Links: Dodgers’ disrespectful dunk, Coco’s many handshakes, Giants rookies strip down

    Sep 20, 2013, 9:40 AM PDT

    On Thursday, baseball got its first playoff participant, the Los Angeles Dodgers. After the Diamondbacks asked the Dodgers not to celebrate on their field in a clinching scenario, they did the classy thing expected of a history-rich franchise and obliged by dunking themselves in their pool instead. By acting like a bunch of boys trying to…

  7. Field of Links: Why the A’s should win the AL West

    Sep 5, 2013, 10:15 AM PDT

    The Oakland Athletics should be considered favorites to win the American League West for a second year in a row. Here’s why: After taking five of six against the Tampa Bay Rays and Texas Rangers, both teams they trailed heading into each series, their next seven games are against bottom of the barrel teams. Their…

  8. A’s issues aren’t what you think

    Aug 6, 2013, 11:31 PM PDT

    The literal red flags over Cincinnati are emblematic of the home team’s historic achievements. The figurative ones signify the A’s offensive anguish.

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