Oakland A's Eliminated In Wild Card; Now Must Deal With Ballpark Issues

ForbesThe season is over for the Oakland A's, but the political intrigue surrounding a new ballpark on the Howard Terminal site adjacent to the waterfront near downtown Oakland is ongoing. The A's lost the American League Wild Card Game, 5-1, to the Tampa Bay ...

October 3rd 2019


Oakland Athletics drop ninth consecutive winner-take-all games with latest wild card loss

USA TODAYOn Oct. 21, 1973, the Oakland Athletics won the franchise's fifth World Series title with a Game 7 victory over the New York Mets. Forty-six years later, the victory stands as the most recent winner-take-all victory for the franchise. Since then, the A's have lost ...

October 3rd 2019


Wednesday's baseball: Rays eliminate A's, reach ALDS

The Detroit NewsOakland, Calif. — Yandy Diaz slugged baseball's lowest spender into a matchup with mighty Houston, Charlie Morton silenced the powerful Athletics on the mound, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat Oakland at its own game 5-1 in the AL wild-card round ...

October 3rd 2019


Oakland A's fans pack coliseum for huge tailgater before big Wildcard game

KGO-TVOAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- The party started early at the Oakland Coliseum with gates opening at 11 a.m., the parking lot teaming with cars, six hours before the scheduled start of the single elimination game between the hometown A's and the Tampa Bay ...

October 3rd 2019


Tampa Bay Rays 5, Oakland Athletics 1: WILD CARD WINNERS

DRaysBayThe narrative for this game is easy: the Rays flipped the script on the Bashin' Oakland A's. Sandwiched between the Yandy Diaz opposite field homers on offense was Avisail Garcia, who absolutely punished a baseball 115 mph off the bat in the second for a ...

October 3rd 2019


Rays vs. A's takeaways: Yandy Diaz brings the power, Oakland squanders its chances and more

CBSSports.comThe Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night prevailed over the Oakland Athletics in the American League Wild Card Game at [checks notes] RingCentral Coliseum (TB 5, OAK 1). So the Rays are advancing, and the A's have seen their season draw to a close.

October 3rd 2019


A's vs. Rays: An electric atmosphere in Oakland

San Francisco ChronicleThe Oakland Coliseum hosted its first playoff game since 2013. The tarps were off. Any reservations about committing time and effort to the A's were gone. From the thousands of Chapman jerseys in the crowd, clearly the concern about investing money and ...

October 3rd 2019


Cinco estrellas jóvenes listas para hacerse cargo de octubre en MLB

ESPN DeportesLos periodistas de ESPN.com Alden González, Eddie Matz, Marly Rivera y David Schoenfield nos presentan a la próxima oleada de héroes de la postemporada, regresando en el tiempo para conseguir el mejor punto de comparación con cada una de estas ...

October 3rd 2019


Aaron Judge is hero MLB desperately needs right now

New York PostFor as badly as the Yankees, still banged up as they get ready for Friday night's Game 1 in The Bronx, need a great October from Judge, MLB could be an equal beneficiary of such a phenomenon. What other person in this postseason can move the needle ...

October 3rd 2019


A's and Rays: A Wild-Card Matchup of Overachievers

The New York TimesOAKLAND, Calif. — The Oakland A's and the Tampa Bay Rays are linked in baseball's consciousness, cousins from opposite coasts with rhyming nicknames, tarps often draped over empty seats in the upper deck and a knack for doing more with less.

October 3rd 2019


David Ortiz will be back on TV for the MLB postseason after June shooting in the Dominican Republic

CBSSports.comBoston Red Sox legend David Ortiz will be returning to television just in time for the MLB playoffs, after spending the summer and early fall recovering following being shot in his home country, the Dominican Republic, in June. This is great news for Ortiz, who ...

October 3rd 2019


The MLB's Postseason Teams Were (Mostly) Obvious From The Start

FiveThirtyEightMLB's postseason field expanded in 2012. But even with the double-wild-card format and 10 total postseason berths, there wasn't much drama this September. As of Sept. 13, eight teams had either clinched playoff berths or had 90 percent or greater playoff ...

October 2nd 2019