Category Archives: Oakland Athletics

A’s exec rejects his character in “Moneyball”

Paul DePodesta, the former A’s assistant who was highlighted in Michael Lewis’ famous book Moneyball, has refused to be typecast in the upcoming movie based on the book. Known for avoiding stereotypes,¬†DePodesta said the book and movie inaccurately portray him … Continue reading

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Ray Ratto’s new ventures

I’m sure by now you all have heard The Great Ray Ratto has quit his post at the SF Chronicle and now writes for CSNBayArea.com and CSNCalifornia.com. As he put it on CSNBayArea (he is also a contributor for the … Continue reading

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NL wins All Star Game for first time since ’96

NL 3, AL 1: Well, it took 14 straight tries, but the National League finally beat the American League in the All Star Game Tuesday. The star of the game was Bravos catcher Brian McCann, who came through with a … Continue reading

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NL wins All Star Game for first time since '96

NL 3, AL 1: Well, it took 14 straight tries, but the National League finally beat the American League in the All Star Game Tuesday. The star of the game was Bravos catcher Brian McCann, who came through with a … Continue reading

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My All-Bay Area fantasy baseball team (All-Star Break)

It’s been a wild first half in baseball land as usual. Despite our Bay Area teams struggling in the standings, we can take solace that Gigantes and Atleticos players would make a decent fantasy baseball squad. Here are my picks, … Continue reading

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Gio Go Gaga

Atleticos 3, Little Indians in the Cupboard 0: Gio went (Lady) Gaga Friday, pitching 6 2/3 innings of scoreless ball against the¬†Little Indians in the Cupboard, striking out five and giving a fist pump every single time (well, that’s what … Continue reading

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A’s dominate Baltimore Birds

Atleticos 8, Baltimore Birds 1: After losing to the Baltimore Birds 9-6 on Wednesday, the A’s came back with a vengeance Thursday, pummeling the Birds into shock. Trevor Cahill went seven innings and gave up one run, good enough for … Continue reading

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