Astros vs Athletics ALDS Preview

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Two familiar foes will face off in the American League Division Series as the Houston Astros and the Oakland Athletics will begin their series on Monday, October 5. After knocking off worthy opponents in the Minnesota Twins and the Chicago White Sox respectively, these teams will battle it out. This ALDS will be an extension […] READ MORE


Athletics vs White Sox: Wild Card Preview

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The 60-game season has wrapped up, and now it is time for the most unique postseason that MLB has ever seen. This year, eight teams from each league made the playoffs, as opposed to the previous rules with five per league. In a normal year, the AL West champion Oakland Athletics would have gotten the […] READ MORE


Oakland Athletics Clinch Postseason

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The Oakland Athletics have become the third American League and fourth overall team to clinch their spot in the 2020 MLB Postseason. This comes as a result of a 6-0 win for Oakland over the San Fransisco Giants and a 6-1 win for the San Diego Padres over the Seattle Mariners. The A’s are joining the […] READ MORE


Oakland A’s Acquire Mike Minor

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The Oakland A’s bolster their starting rotation Monday with a trade for right-handed starting pitcher Mike Minor, according to Jeff Passan of ESPN. Levi Weaver of The Athletic reports the team is sending two 2019 draft picks to the Texas Rangers for the 2019 All-Star. Outfielder Marcus Smith, 19, was drafted in the third round, […] READ MORE


Los Angeles Angels Trade Tommy La Stella

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Angels Trade Tommy La Stella  Los Angeles Angels infielder Tommy La Stella was noticeably absent from Friday’s lineup against the Seattle Mariners fueling speculation regarding a trade. Further, La Stella hugged fellow teammates at the start of the second inning before leaving into the clubhouse. By the third inning, it was announced on social media […] READ MORE


Astros Home Stand Looms Large

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Monday marks the beginning of a big home stand for the Houston Astros. This home stand isn’t just big in length, but big in postseason-positioning importance. The Astros enter Monday with a 15-13 record, four and a half games behind the division leading Oakland Athletics. With 10 games at home against the Los Angeles Angels, […] READ MORE


Ramon Laureano Suspension Reduced

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The MLB announced today that Oakland A‘s center-fielder Ramon Laureano has had his suspension reduced. The outfielder was suspended on August 11th, following a brawl between his Athletics and the Houston Astros on August 9th. The brawl started following an exchange of words between Laureano and Astros’ hitting coach Alex Cintron. Impact of the Suspension The reduction […] READ MORE


A’s Coach in Controversy Over “Salute”

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There are many questions surrounding Ryan Christenson of the Oakland Athletics coaching staff. Some say the A’s coach was seen on television giving a “Nazi Salute” to the team after their win today. Others say that he was just preparing to give his customary “Karate Chop” high-five-substitute to players after a victory. Christenson apologized for […] READ MORE



Top AL West Third Basemen

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The American League West is one of the most competitive divisions in baseball. The amount of talent up and down the rosters is why the level of play is so great. This era of talent on the left side of the infield, can be classified as a golden age. Specifically, some of the top third-basemen […] READ MORE