September 18, 2019

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The A’s get back into the win column by beating the Royals 2-1 on Tuesday night

by Charlie O. Mallonee The Oakland A’s got back into the win column on Tuesday night as they downed the Kansas City Royals 2-1 at the Coliseum. The A’s were down 1-0 going into the bottom of the seventh inning when they bit back at the upstart Royals. Matt Olson hit a 450-foot home run […]

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September 17, 2019

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Camp Battles Begin in Sharks’ 4-3 Loss to Ducks

Photo credit: @SanJoseSharks By Jerry Feitelberg The San Jose Sharks lost to the Anaheim Ducks 4-3 to open the preseason slate of the 2019-20 campaign at home Tuesday night, but they did get some intel on a couple camp battles. Darkhorse candidates for open forward spots Jonny Brodzinski and Joachim Blichfeld both scored for the […]

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September 17, 2019

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Yastrzemski homers in Giants’ 7-6 win in 15 innings

Photo credit: bostonglobe.com By Jeremy Kahn Mike Yastrzemski was the talk of the town, but it was another first year member of the Orange and Black who came through in the end. Alex Dickerson hit a sacrifice fly in the top of the 15th inning to score Donovan Solano from third base, helping the San […]

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September 17, 2019

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Headline Sports podcast with Barbara Mason: Can Garoppolo, 49ers do it again with the offense this Sunday?; How concerned is Gruden about Raider defense?; plus more

Photo credit: nbcsports.com On Headlines Sports podcast with Barbara: #1 For the San Francisco 49ers, the offense gained 527 yards rushing and the defense stopped the Cincinnati Bengals ground game. #2 The Raiders couldn’t hold Kansas City’s offense as they scored four touchdowns in the second quarter in the Raiders’ 28-10 loss to the Chiefs. […]

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September 17, 2019

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Aces drop game 1 of best of 5 series, 97-95

Photo credit: Nick Wass (Associated Press) By Shawn McCullough Coming off a dramatic win in the second round of the playoffs, the Aces fell to the #1 seed Mystics 97-95 in Washington, D.C. The Aces rallied back in the 4th quarter with a 14-3 run, but Kelsey Plum missed a jumper at the buzzer which […]

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September 17, 2019

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That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary podcast: A’s drop crucial game to Royals on Monday; Pirates’ Vazquez in custody for child soliciting

Photo credit: royalsreview.com On That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary podcast: #1 Amaury, when you look back at the beginning of August, the A’s were in shouting distance of taking first place in the AL wild card. Now that they’re there, they’ve been playing unbelievable baseball against Houston Astros and the Texas Rangers to stay in […]

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September 17, 2019

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Oakland A’s podcast with Charlie O: Khrash noises, Semien belts a HR, A’s getting it done almost every night

photo from sfgate.com: Oakland Athletics Matt Olson (28) bumps elbows with Marcus Semien (10) after his two-run home run against the Texas Rangers in the third inning in a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. On the A’s podcast with Charlie O: #1 After Khris Davis had his earlier season injury to […]

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September 17, 2019

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San Francisco 49ers podcast with David Zizmor: Simply put, 49ers put this one out of reach

Photo credit: mercurynews.com On the 49ers podcast with David Zizmor: #1 The 49ers were all about the offense on Sunday in Cincinnati. The key quarter was when the 49ers got two touchdowns and pretty much put the Bengals away for the afternoon. #2 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo went 18-27 for 166 yards with one touchdown […]

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September 16, 2019

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Royals escape with 6-5 win in 9th inning

Photo credit: @NBCSAthletics By Lewis Rubman Kansas City: 6 | 11 | 0 Oakland: 5 | 10 | 1 OAKLAND–The A’s sent right-hander Tanner Roark to the fifty yard line—excuse me, the pitcher’s mound—to face the Kansas City Royals at the Coliseum this evening. Roark had pitched against them most recently on August 28, four […]

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September 16, 2019

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Red Sox, Giants aren’t where they want to be, could the two, iconic franchises partner up to improve their 2020 outlook?

By Morris Phillips Statistically, the 2019 Giants are a mixed bag of hope and despair, but one number continues to set itself apart from the group: the Giants have hit just 158 home runs, 52 fewer than the Major League average, and way fewer than anyone could envision a playoff contender subsisting on. Not hitting […]

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