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That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary: Ex-Athletics player elected to Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame

January 15, 2018

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Photo credit: @theScore By: Amaury Pi-Gonzalez OAKLAND — Although Hideki Matsui played most of his Major League career with the New York Yankees, he also made a brief stop in the Bay Area for the Oakland Athletics. His name was on the ballot for this 2018 MLB Hall of Fame election. He will not make […]

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That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary: 2018 MLB Hall of Fame Inductees and Prediction

January 9, 2018

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Photo credit: @theScore By: Amaury Pi-Gonzalez OAKLAND — All the votes are in, by members of the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) for the players that will be inducted this 2018. The results will be announced in January 24 on MLB Network. The inductions are scheduled for July 28 -29 in Cooperstown, New York. Any […]

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Oakland A’s unlock doors to newly constructed headquarters in Jack London Square, discuss ballpark relocation

January 9, 2018

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By: Alexandra Evans OAKLAND—As of Monday, January 8, the Oakland A’s have unlocked their newly constructed, 40,000 square-foot headquarters in Jack London Square. A day after its opening, the club invited members of the media to take a tour of the facilities, built by Devcon. Stocked with A’s memorabilia (such as the orange ball proposed […]

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That’s Amaury News and Commentary: The Hispanic Heritage Baseball Museum Hall of Fame at Oakland A’s FanFest on January 27

January 4, 2018

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Photo credit: @70sBaseball By Amaury Pi Gonzalez OAKLAND–The Hispanic Heritage Baseball Museum Hall of Fame will be at the Oakland Athletics’ FanFest this January 27 at Jack London Square in Oakland. The HHBM HOF is celebrating its 20-year anniversary, since it was founded in San Francisco in 1998 by Mr. Gabriel “Tito” Avila Jr., who’s […]

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That’s Amaury News and Commentary: Remembering Billy Martin–A flawed man, but a great Manager

December 16, 2017

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ultimateyankees.com photo: The late great Oakland A’s manager Billy Martin who managed the A’s from 1980-82 the documentary subject of MLB presents: Billy By Amaury Pi Gonzalez OAKLAND–This Christmas Day 2017 will mark 28 years since Billy Martin died in a car crash in Johnson City, New York, some 180 miles north and west of New […]

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Headline Sports Podcast with London Marq: Bringing back Warriors will be a small part of what Mayor Lee did for S.F.; Big media push for A’s Coliseum stadium but team wants downtown park

December 15, 2017

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FILE – In this May 22, 2012 file photo from left, Golden State Warriors owner and CEO Joe Lacob, NBA Commissioner David Stern, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and Warriors owner Peter Guber hold up 2017 jerseys following an announcement in San Francisco, that the NBA basketball team wants to build a new arena on […]

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Headline Sports with London Marq: Ohtani will provide power with his bat and great starting pitching for Angels; Stanford hoops; A’s working on new stadium plans

December 8, 2017

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Combined photo shows Nippon Ham Fighters’ Shohei Ohtani pitching and batting during a game at Sapporo Dome in Japan on Oct. 4, 2017. (Kyodo via AP Images) ==Kyodo On the Headlines Sports with London Marq: 1 With the signing of Shohei Ohtani the Angels now have a flexible player that will enter his rookie season […]

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Headline Sports Podcast with Tony Renteria: A’s still want out of Coliseum; Downtown Oakland only place for A’s

December 7, 2017

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File photo: Oakland A’s team president Dave Kaval who led the effort to build a new ball park at Lake Merritt will now have to do a study on one of two locations Howard Terminal at Jack London Square or the Oakland Coliseum On Headline Sports Podcast with Tony Renteria: 1 Laney College shot down the Oakland […]

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That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary: Setback for the A’s regarding Lake Merritt plans for new ballpark; Will A’s take a look at Jack London Square and a waterfront ball park?

December 6, 2017

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 oaklandmofo photo: Artists rendition of a waterfront ball park at the edge of Jack London Square. The A’s have two choices left to build a new ball park after Laney College voted to reject the A’s building a stadium in that location. The A’s have their existing location the Oakland Coliseum or Jack London Square […]

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That’s Amaury News and Commentary: Giancarlo Stanton prefers the Dodgers but could be a Giant

December 2, 2017

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AP File Photo: Giancarlo Stanton just might sign on with the San Francisco Giants but as of late is leaning towards the Los Angeles Dodgers By Amaury Pi Gonzalez SAN FRANCISCO–The National League MVP Marlins Giancarlo Stanton is from Southern California, the Marlins want to unload his $295 million remaining in his contract and so […]

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