A new stadium for the Oakland Athletics would generate more than $3 billion for the local economy over a 10-year period, according to a report released Wednesday by the Bay Area Council Economic Institute.
What a difference a year has made for A’s right-hander Sonny Gray. Last season at this time, he was the staff ace and an American League All-Star. Now he’s struggling to find himself at 3-8 with a 5.16 ERA and a 1.47 WHIP.
Jefry Marte drove in Mike Trout with a game-ending sacrifice fly in the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Angels stopped a six-game losing streak with a 7-6 win against the Oakland Athletics on Sunday.
After top pitching prospect Sean Manaea performed well in his first spring training game on Friday, March 4, 2016, Oakland A's manager shared his thoughts about the young left-hander with the wicked strikeout stuff. Manaea threw two scoreless innings, allowing a single and a walk while striking out four.
Matt KawaharaThe Sacramento Bee
A's manager Bob Melvin assesses strong debut by rookie pitcher Sean Manaea
Fatality at Pentecost Drive and Kiernan in Modesto