A's 2015 spring training
A roundup of all the A's news, notes, schedules, TV info, rosters, analysis, and everything else we have to offer about the 2015 Cactus League.
Spring game #34: Nobody got hurt, don't worry about it
The Oakland A's were shutout by the San Francisco Giants in the second game of the Bay Bridge Series.
AL West preview: Astros aren't a joke anymore
The Astros stopped being funny last year, and now they might be downright decent.
Sonny Gray: Early Season Cy Young Favorite?
Alex Hall makes his weekly appearance on the Phil Naessens Show and the guys discuss injuries to Coco Crisp and Josh Reddick as well as whether or not Sonny Gray should be a preseason Cy Young candidate
Spring Game #33: A's Roll On; Dismantle Giants 8-2
Spring Training is definitely not over for the Oakland Athletics. Picking up right where they left off after their 21-9-(2) record in the heat of Arizona, the A's kept the runs rolling right into the cool San Francisco night as they trounced the Giants tonight to the tune of 8-2, backed by two home runs and two triples.
Spring Game Thread #33: A's at Giants
After what has felt like an indeterminable Spring, the A's finally find themselves back in a big league ballpark, facing the San Francisco Giants no less; the team that got everything the A's wanted last season. Whether the A's will be settling any scores this season, especially early and without Josh Reddick and Coco Crisp, has yet to be determined.
AL West preview: Texas Rangers look to bounce back
The Rangers suffered through a lost season in 2014. Will they bounce back without Yu Darvish, or will they spend another year in the cellar?
Coco Crisp now likely headed to disabled list
It's looking like the competition between Tyler Ladendorf and Billy Burns is no competition at all for opening day.
Spring game #31: Zito but a dream, A's win 20th
The Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 13-10 in one of those games that just never seemed to end.
Was Tuesday Barry Zito's last appearance for Oakland?
With Zito starting today, the timing just does not support another appearance for Oakland during the Bay Bridge series. There's still hope yet, however.
Calling B.S. on the MLBPA
If the MLBPA doesn't want teams to manipulate service clocks, they should pay for that right in collective bargaining. They are the only ones who can change it, so don't complain to the rest of us about it.
Four live TV games for last week of exhibitions
The final week of spring training could not come any sooner.
Spring game #29: A's shutout Brewers 7-0
It's official, we've won the Josh Donaldson trade.
A's send five more players to minor league camp
The team will have 32 players to choose from for the opening night roster.
Spring game thread #29: A's vs. Brewers
Kendall Graveman starts today's game from HoHoKam Stadium on the final Sunday in Arizona.
Spring game #28: A's 'B's' shut Hawk the heck up
Scott Kazmir continues his spring dominance as the A's trounce the White Sox, 10-4.
Spring game thread #28: A's at White Sox
Why don't the White Sox wear White Socks?
Spring game #27: Canha walks it off for A's
Unfazed by his 0-3 start to the day, Canha unloaded on a Phil Klein offering, sending the A's to a 7-6 victory.
Who is going to open the season in the Bullpen?
Alex Hall makes his weekly appearance on the Phil Naessens Show and the guys discuss the remaining bullpen spots and who might fill them
A's Reddick now doubtful, Clippard named closer
Tyler Ladendorf or Billy Burns could slide into Josh Reddick's place on the opening day roster. Plus, word on when Sean Doolittle may return.
Spring game thread #27: A's vs. Rangers
The Oakland A's take on the Texas Rangers today in what MLB.com claims is their 27th game of the spring campaign.
Spring Game #26 recap: A's 6, Giants 4
The Athletics earned a 6-4 victory over the San Francisco Giants at Scottsdale Stadium this evening on the back of a perfect bullpen performance and power from hitters expected and not.
Spring game #26 game thread: A's at Giants
The Oakland Athletics visit Scottsdale Stadium to face the San Francisco Giants. Tonight's game is televised on Comcast Sports Net Bay Area and on radio on 95.7 the Game and KNBR 680.
A's injury report: Reddick, Crisp, Doolittle, etc.
Mostly good news coming out of Athletics camp, at least in terms of the opening day roster.
Zito is Zee Man!
Unless the Athletics are completely clueless in marketing and sales, and they aren’t, Barry Zito will open the season as a starter.
Spring game #25: I dislike Sonny Gray puns
The A’s and Brewers played to a 9-9 tie today. Kudos to the A’s offense on battling back in the 9th after the pitching and defense let them down.
Spring game #24: Bats gone wild
All of the starting nine reached base, most of them multiple times.
Ryan Cook sent to Triple-A
The right-handed reliever had been struggling all spring to the tune of an ERA over 16.
Spring game #23: Could the Cookie get cuttered?
The A's fell 8-3 to the Cleveland Indians, and Ryan Cook no longer has a bullpen spot sewn up.
Spring game thread #23: A's at Indians
The Athletics take on the Cleveland Indians at Goodyear Ballpark with a full lineup today. Ben Zobrist starts at shortstop just to give him reps.
Four live A's games this week
It is a big week for televised A's spring baseball with the Athletics on live television four out of seven games.