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That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary: Roberto Clemente Award Nominees and Where to Vote

September 12, 2019

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Photo credit: mlb.nbcsports.com By: Amaury Pi-González It was once called the Commissioner’s Award when it was first given in 1971, but it eventually became the Roberto Clemente Award in 1973 — a year after the great Pirates outfielder died when a chartered plane he was taking to Nicaragua to help the people of that country […]

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That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary: Lifelong Bay Area Baseball Man, Charlie Silvera, Dies at 94

September 10, 2019

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Photo credit: sfchronicle.com By: Amaury Pi-González Charlie Silvera was born in San Francisco, California on October 13,1924 and passed away in Millbrae, California on September 7, 2019. An original Bay Area baseball man, he attended St. Ignatius College Preparatory High School. In 1942, he signed with the Yankees and played the outfield for the Wellsville […]

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That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary podcast: Beane and Forst made the right decisions staying at the A’s

September 10, 2019

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photo sfgate.com On That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary podcast: #1 The Boston Red Sox fired their general manager David Dombrowski citing reasons why the Oakland A’s Billy Beane and David Forst declined to work for the Sox. #2 Dombrowski led the Sox to a World Series last year. The Sox beat the Dodgers. Dombrowski will […]

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That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary: A Coup D’état in Boston, Dombrowski Is Out

September 9, 2019

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Photo credit: forbes.com By: Amaury Pi-González It has not been very long since Dave Dombrowski held the World Series trophy over his head during the parade in Boston. But today, Dombrowski is not the reigning World Champion General Manager anymore. In a town that lives and dies with their beloved Red Sox, there is no […]

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That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary: Could the A’s Win Their Fifth World Series?

August 23, 2019

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Photo credit: athleticsnation.com By Amaury Pi-Gonzalez This Saturday, the Oakland Athletics will conclude their crucial nine-game homestand hosting the San Francisco Giants for the last two games this year against their Bay Area rivals. The A’s won three of four against the Astros and swept the Yankees in three games. Those are the best two […]

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That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary podcast: Major traffic worries clog Warriors’ new SF arena in Dogpatch neighborhood

August 21, 2019

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Photo credit: sfexaminer.com On That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary: #1 San Francisco Mayor London Breed said with a lot of events scheduled at Chase Center in San Francisco, how are people going to get in and out of Dog Patch especially with USCF Hospital next door on game nights at Golden State? #2 The A’s […]

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Headline Sports podcast with Barbara Mason: How 49ers looked on Monday Night Football and what to expect from Raiders on Thursday Night Football; plus more

August 20, 2019

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Photo credit: actionnetwork.com On Headlines Sports with Barbara Mason: #1 The San Francisco 49ers played preseason game two on Monday Night Football. Talk about how quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo looked. He had one snag in scrimmage last week when he threw into traffic and got picked five times in a row. Going forward Thursday until making […]

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That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary podcast: Sox get a taste and get shut out from former Sox pitchers Bassitt and Golito

August 13, 2019

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Photo credit: nbcsports.com On That’s Amaury’s podcast: #1 The Oakland A’s on Sunday combined for a shutout 2-0 against the Chicago White Sox and got it from pitchers Chris Bassitt and Lucas Giolito, who combined for 20 strikeouts, allowing three hits over 13 innings #2 The Sox gave up on Giolito and Bassitt while they […]

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That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary: Baseball — ¿Qué Pasa?

August 10, 2019

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By; Amaury Pi-Gonzalez I remember the old Cuban winter league in the late 1950’s as a kid. My father would take me every Sunday to watch the four teams that made that league. Leones del Habana (Havana Lions), Alacranes (Scorpions) del Almendares, Tigres (Tigers) del Marianao, and Elefantes (Elephants) del Cienfuegos. Every Sunday, there was […]

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That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary: Historic A’s Spanish Radio Now 10,000 Watts, 24 Hours a Day

July 29, 2019

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Photo credit: athleticsnation.com By: Amaury Pi-Gonzalez Historic KIQI1010AM/990AM Oakland Athletics Spanish Radio Network used to be 10.000 watts at day and 500 Watts at night, but is now a clear 10,000 watts all day and all night. Owned by Multicultural Radio, a media company based in New York City owned by Chinese-American businessman Arthur Liu. […]

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