Oakland Athletics

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 11: Alcides Escobar #2 celebrates with teammate Billy Butler #16 after scoring on Lorenzo Cain #6 of the Kansas City Royals RBI single to left field in the ninth inning against Zach Britton #53 of the Baltimore Orioles during Game Two of the American League Championship Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 11, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Playoff Pinch Hits: It’s All Kansas City In The American League Playoffs

The Royals have a six-game winning streak in the 2014 MLB postseason. And now they head back to Kansas City with a 2-0 lead over the Orioles in the ALCS.

10/12/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 05: Greg Holland #56 celebrates with Norichika Aoki #23 of the Kansas City Royals after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 8-3 in Game Three of the American League Division Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 5, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: American League Championship Series Is Set

The Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals are both in the ALCS, with unlikely sweeps in their respective ALDS matchups.

10/07/2014

DENVER, CO - AUGUST 19: Starting pitcher James Shields #33 of the Kansas City Royals delivers to home plate during the second inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on August 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.

Playoff Pinch Hits: American League Wild-Card Tale Of Two Underdogs

The Kansas City Royals and Oakland Athletics are both small-market teams with big MLB Playoff aspirations.

09/30/2014

Oakland Athletics vice president and general manager Billy Beane. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Felger & Mazz: Lester Trade Not Exactly Working Out For Billy Beane, A’s

Is Billy Beane on the hot seat in Oakland?

98.5 The Sports Hub–09/10/2014

(Photo Credit: Getty Images/Ed Zurga)

7 Great Fan Catches Using A Hat

Here are seven great fan catches using a hat.

08/04/2014

Yoenis Cespedes (Photo Credit: Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

5 MLB Trade Deadline Winners

After one of the craziest MLB trade deadlines ever, let’s take a look at who made the best moves of the day.

08/01/2014

Yoenis Cespedes, seen here making a catch in left field at Fenway Park, will likely be forced to play mostly in right for the Red Sox. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Oakland Tribune’s John Hickey: Cespedes Will Be Fine In Right Field At Fenway Park

To get the Oakland perspective on the Jon Lester/Jonny Gomes-Yoenis Cespedes trade, Rich Keefe checked in with John Hickey of the Oakland Tribune.

98.5 The Sports Hub–08/01/2014

Jon Lester  tips his cap as he leaves Game 1 of the 2013 World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals at Fenway Park. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Roche: An Appreciation Of Jon Lester

WBZ-TV’s Dan Roche takes a look at the trade of Jon Lester, and a look back at the lefties career in Boston.

08/01/2014

(Photo Credit: Getty Images/Scott Iskowitz)

Top 5 Starting Rotations If The Playoffs Started Today

By Jordan Tracy The trade deadline has come and gone. All that is left is possibly waiver wire trades that could include someone like Cliff Lee being dealt but major moves have been made before […]

07/31/2014

Red Sox deadlin day acquisitions Yoenis Cespedes, Joe Kelly and Allen Craig. (Photos by Dilip Vishwanat, David Welker and  Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Busy Red Sox Make Four Trades On Deadline Day

There was a fire sale at Fenway Park on Thursday, but one in which the Red Sox actually got some decent talent back in return.

07/31/2014

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