The Oakland A's return home today after a rough roadtrip that saw the team drop seven of nine games and fall 1.5 back of the division-leading Angels. There were a few injuries during the trip. Two aren't expected to be serious, while the other might be season-ending. Fortunately for Oakland, there are reinforcements on the way. We take a look at those developments and Gregorio Petit's debut inside
May 19, 2008
SACRAMENTO, CA -- The Sacramento River Cats took on the Salt Lake Bees on Sunday with a chance to take three of four games in the series. Sacramento, behind a strong start from Gio Gonzalez and contributions from some rehabbing Oakland A's players, crushed a rehabbing Dustin Moseley and the Bees by a score of 8-1. We have the details inside...
May 18, 2008
After winning 18 games during the exhibition season -- including two games versus Japanese teams over the weekend -- the Oakland A's are ready to start playing games that actually count. The team has set its Opening Day roster and will take the field at 3:05 am PST in Tokyo.
March 24, 2008
In part two of our spring interview with Oakland A's manager of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi, we discuss the impact of Mike Sweeney on the clubhouse, the injury status of Javier Herrera and Landon Powell, first impressions of Dana Eveland, Gio Gonzalez, Greg Smith and Fernando Hernandez, the growth of Henry Rodriguez, the composition of the bullpen with the addition of Keith Foulke and more…
March 11, 2008