- Bonta Hill: It’s time for the Oakland A’s to embrace change...
- McTaggart Asks: Will the A’s trade Jed Lowrie?
- Oakland A’s injury updates: Matt Joyce, Ryan Buchter nearing return...
- Burrell: 5 quirky minor league ballparks, from Stockton to Frisco (Texas, that is)...
- Passan: Citing ‘corruption’ and ‘fraud,’ MLB bans transactions with Mexican League...
- ESPN: Giants’ Hunter Strickland says he’ll consider counseling after latest outburst
- Yankees’ Gleyber Torres is going to pass on the Home Run Derby: ‘I’m not a home-run hitter’...
Baseball Interest Stories:
- Axisa: In the age of strikeouts, Indians slugger Jose Ramirez is MLB’s most dangerous contact hitter...
- Normandin: The World Cup makes me miss the World Baseball Classic...
- After receiving a ball from Jesse Winker, this young Reds fan paid it forward by gifting a foul ball to another fan...
Today in Baseball History:
- 1984 - Rick Monday, baseball’s first-ever first pick in the June free-agent draft (by the Kansas City A’s in 1965) is released by the Dodgers, ending a 19-year major league career.
- 1992 - Mariners OF Dave Cochrane ties a club record for most assists by an outfielder in a game with 2, and sets a club mark for most errors in a game with 3. The Athletics defeat the Mariners, 7 - 2.
Best of Twitter:
#2080ProSide report on #OaklandAthletics LHP Jesus Luzardo, written by @2080_John.— 2080 Baseball (@2080ball) June 22, 2018
Future Role: 60/High Risk
Full Report:https://t.co/idtxHbAw9A#RootedInOakland https://t.co/NvYlj2sbpd
- Would be nice to see Shel get back on track...
Sheldon Neuse hit his first home run of the season tonight. I’ll bet that felt good. He’s been swinging the bat much better of late.— Melissa Lockard (@melissalockard) June 22, 2018
- Bobby Valentine-esque!
Who's the new guy on the Mariners? pic.twitter.com/uJ19x0qFoz— Cut4 (@Cut4) June 22, 2018