April 18, 2019

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Streak Snappers: Montas, Chapman lead A’s past Astros

By Morris Phillips Whatever the A’s had cooked up for Wednesday’s series finale against the Astros, they knew this, it had to be good. It may have been better than that. The A’s avoided a fifth, consecutive loss to baseball’s hottest team by being near perfect: stopping the Astros’ red hot offense dead in its […]

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April 18, 2019

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Oakland A’s Thursday day off report: A’s place RHP Estrada on IL, recall Bassitt from Vegas

mercurynews.com file photo: Oakland A’s pitcher Marco Estrada (42) has been placed on the 10 day disabled list and the A’s have called up Chris Bassitt from Triple A Las Vegas Aviators. By Daniel Dullum Sports Radio Service Thursday, April 18, 2019 At the conclusion of Oakland’s two-game series with AL West rival Houston, the […]

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April 17, 2019

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Oakland A’s Feature: Home and Away

Photo credit: Sports Graphic Number of Bungeishunjū Ltd. By Lewis Rubman SRS Contributor March 17, 2019 OAKLAND — MLB is a game of ambivalence, paradox, constant decision making, and frequent boredom, interspersed with excitement, tension, and brief flashes of indescribable beauty, in which young men with short careers toil in their craft or sullen art, […]

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April 17, 2019

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Nats’ 4 HR’s sink Giants 9-6

Photo credit: @SFGiants By Jeremy Harness Jeff Samardzija was in complete control of his pitches all night last Thursday, and it resulted in the best outing he has had in quite some time. By the end of the first inning Wednesday night, it was clear that it was not going to be a repeat of […]

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April 17, 2019

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Gulls edge Barracuda 6-5 on controversial goal in overtime

Photo credit: @sjbarracuda By Marko Ukalovic The playoffs are a whole different beast and if the first game of the opening round series between San Diego Gulls and the San Jose Barracuda is an indication on of what we’re in for you better strap on your helmet and don’t even think about blinking. In a […]

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April 17, 2019

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Headline Sports with London Marq: Can the A’s work things out with the port to get new stadium underway?; Was Game 2 win by Clippers just a fluke? plus more

sfchronicle.com photo file: The Oakland Maritime Industry says that a new Oakland A’s stadium at the port would impact shipping, cause safety concerns, and will be a economic hit to the region’s import and exports. On Headline Sports with London: #1 Oakland’s Maritime Industry is saying that building a new stadium for the Oakland A’s […]

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April 17, 2019

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San Jose Barracuda podcast with Marko Ukalovic: Cuda battle Gulls in San Diego tonight for Game 1 of Calder Cup Playoffs

sjbarracuda.com photo: The San Jose Barracuda share congratulations, concluding their final home game on Saturday April 6th at SAP Center in San Jose. The Barracuda prepare for Game 1 tonight in San Diego in the AHL Calder Cup Playoffs. On the SJ Barracuda podcast with Marko: #1 First game tonight in San Diego between the […]

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April 17, 2019

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Stanford football has a lot to solidify before season opener against Northwestern

Photo credit: gostanford.com By: Ana Kieu One of the biggest question marks entering spring practice was whether reduced hitting would delay the development of young and inexperienced Stanford Cardinal football players heading into fall camp. After watching last Saturday’s Cardinal and White Spring Game, that doesn’t seem to be the case for the team. Bodies […]

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April 17, 2019

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Astros Blasting Off: A’s get caught in their vapor trail in 9-1 loss

By Morris Phillips You know the popular methods employed by big league teams in 2019: home runs, walks and, accordingly strikeouts. Power pitching and at least for now, starters are ahead of bullpens, and both units are ahead of the hitters. The Houston Astros are the current masters of all those methods, and they arrived […]

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April 17, 2019

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NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs: Sharks on brink of elimination after 5-0 blanking

Photo credit: nbcsports.com  By Pearl Allison Lo Max Pacioretty led the Vegas Golden Knights with a four-point night over the San Jose Sharks in a Game 4 win 5-0 at T-Mobile Arena Tuesday. Pacioretty had a goal and an assist for the third straight game, two apiece at the end. Vegas had an identical game […]

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