How it ended: A’s season ends with a thud fall to the Rays 5-1

sfgate.com photo: After surrendering three home runs Oakland A’s starter Sean Manaea heads for the A’s dugout as the Tampa Bay Rays win the AL Wild Card game at the Oakland Coliseum on Wednesday night 5-1 By Jerry Feitelberg OAKLAND- The Tampa Bay Rays won the Wild Card game and advanced to the ALDS againstContinue reading “How it ended: A’s season ends with a thud fall to the Rays 5-1”

At Home. Home Runs? A’s simply out of character in Wild Card game loss to the Rays

By Morris Phillips OAKLAND — Seven A’s homered at least 20 times this season. Manager Bob Melvin’s wasn’t trying to reinvent the wheel in advance of the win-or-swim Wild Card game: he penciled all seven into his lineup on Wednesday against the Rays. What happened next wasn’t what anyone in Oakland was expecting. One ofContinue reading “At Home. Home Runs? A’s simply out of character in Wild Card game loss to the Rays”

Headline Sports podcast with London Marq: This one’s for all the marbles, Rays-A’s, expect a good pitching match

yahoo.sports.com file photo: Oakland left handed pitcher Sean Manaea will start for the A’s in Wednesday’s AL wildcard game against the Tampa Bay Rays. On Headline Sports podcast with London: #1 The American League Wild Card game between Tampa Bay and Oakland is a one and done series. London tells us what’s on the lineContinue reading “Headline Sports podcast with London Marq: This one’s for all the marbles, Rays-A’s, expect a good pitching match”

Countdown to the AL Wild Card Game

By Charlie O. Mallonee In just over 19 hours, Sean Manaea is going to throw the first pitch in the 2019 American League Wild Card game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Oakland Athletics. In just over three hours (after all, it is an American League game) one team will be leaving for HoustonContinue reading “Countdown to the AL Wild Card Game”

Headline Sports podcast with Barbara Mason: It’s here, the AL Wild Card game, it’s anyone’s one and done; Raiders hold up for win against Colts; plus more

mercurynews.com file photo: Oakland Athletics’ Khris Davis (2), right, is mobbed by his teammates after winning the game with a walk-off walk against the Texas Rangers during the ninth inning of their MLB game at the Coliseum in Oakland, Calif. on Sunday, July 28, 2019. The Oakland Athletics defeated the Texas Rangers 6-5. On HeadlineContinue reading “Headline Sports podcast with Barbara Mason: It’s here, the AL Wild Card game, it’s anyone’s one and done; Raiders hold up for win against Colts; plus more”

Oakland A’s podcast with Charlie O: Should A’s manager Bob Melvin be worried about wild card game?

Photo credit: bleacherreport.com On the Oakland A’s podcast with Charlie O: #1 How much worry, how much concern should A’s manager Bob Melvin take into a game like the wild card on Wednesday afternoon at the Coliseum? #2 How big, how huge was Marcus Semien at the shortstop position for Oakland this season and asContinue reading “Oakland A’s podcast with Charlie O: Should A’s manager Bob Melvin be worried about wild card game?”

That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary podcast: Will A’s be one and done again? Can they advance this time after wild card losses last two times?

Photo credit: theathletic.com On Amaury’s News and Commentary podcast: #1 Will it be a one and done performance or an advance to the ALDS second round for the Oakland A’s? You’ve seen it before when you went to New York last season the A’s were one and done. #2 A’s pitcher Sean Manaea he’s 4-0,Continue reading “That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary podcast: Will A’s be one and done again? Can they advance this time after wild card losses last two times?”

Wild Card preview: Rays and A’s at Oakland Coliseum

mercurynews.com file photo: Oakland Athletics’ Khris Davis (2) removes his helmet after batting against the Toronto Blue Jays in the second inning of their MLB game at the Coliseum in Oakland, Calif. on Friday, April 19, 2019. By Jerry Feitelberg OAKLAND — After a long season of 162 games, the A’s and Rays will haveContinue reading “Wild Card preview: Rays and A’s at Oakland Coliseum”

Does It Matter?: A’s off their game day after securing Wild Card home field against the Rays, lose 3-1

By Morris Phillips With 97 wins in the bank and an important date booked for the Coliseum on Wednesday, the A’s weren’t in the mood to make any more deposits on Sunday. The final day of the regular season played out without fanfare, as the A’s dropped the series finale to the Mariners, 3-1. KyleContinue reading “Does It Matter?: A’s off their game day after securing Wild Card home field against the Rays, lose 3-1”

Oakland A’s podcast with Joey Friedman: A’s ready to begin workouts at Coliseum and host Tampa Bay for wild card Wednesday

photo from sfgate.com: Oakland Athletics’ Ramon Laureano hits a solo home run on a pitch from Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Marco Gonzales during the third inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, in Seattle. On the A’s podcast with Joey F #1 The Oakland A’s and the Tampa Bay Rays will workout atContinue reading “Oakland A’s podcast with Joey Friedman: A’s ready to begin workouts at Coliseum and host Tampa Bay for wild card Wednesday”