You know what hes been able to do with the bat is obviously impressive, but what he does at each position, to me, is more impressive.”
Posted: September 16, 2021, 11:21 pm
Condensed Game: Josh Harrison and Chad Pinder each drove in two runs to help Paul Blackburn earn his first win of the season in a 7-2 victor
Posted: September 16, 2021, 10:26 pm
Square stock bulls focus on its Cash App and the Afterpay acquisition as its merchant business rebounds from Covid-19.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 2:35 pm
Time is running short for the Oakland A’s if they are going to claim one of the American League wild-card spots. They need to win series — if not sweep them — every chance they get in order to pass the three teams in front of them. Oakland (78-67) will have a chance to claim a three-game seriesagainst the Kansas City Royals when the set concludes with a Thursday matinee.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 2:22 pm
Thursday, Sept. 16, brings a split slate, with early action starting at 12:20 p.m. ET and then a three-game main slate at 6:05 p.m. ET. Let’s get into the top MLB DFS picks for pitchers and stacks for Yahoo, DraftKings and FanDuel daily fantasy baseball lineups. MLB DFS Picks: Spotlight Pitchers and Top Stacks, Thursday, […] The post MLB DFS Picks: Spotlight Pitchers & Top Stacks for Thursday, Sept. 16 appeared first on Awesemo.com.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 2:18 pm
On Thursday, one team that is trying to find their way back into the playoff picture takes on a team looking to spoil the fun, as the Oakland Athletics and Kansas City Royals in the meet in the finale of their midweek three-game set. The A’s have fallen off in recent weeks. No longer do they have a hold on one of the two Wild Card spots in the American League, as they trail the Toronto Blue Jays, who hold the second Wild Card, by three games heading into Thursday.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 12:14 pm
Oakland Athletics (78-67, second in the AL West) vs. Kansas City Royals (66-79, fourth in the AL Central) Kansas City, Missouri; Thursday, 2:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Paul Blackburn (0-2, 5.24 ERA, 1.57 WHIP, 15 strikeouts) Royals: Daniel Lynch (4-4, 5.33 ERA, 1.61 WHIP, 44 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Royals +107, Athletics -125; over/under is 9 1/2 runs BOTTOM LINE: The Oakland Athletics travel to play the Kansas City Royals on Thursday.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 7:48 am
Condensed Game: Matt Olson belted a two-run home run and Josh Harrison added 3 RBI’s that led the A’s to a 12-10 win over the Royals
Posted: September 16, 2021, 5:10 am
Athletics coach Alberto Salazar’s four-year suspension for a series of doping violations was Thursday upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 1:35 am
The +1 Effect is all about having conversations with someone else in a positive way to spread awareness and spread positivity through other people and how they feel about race, so it’s been good. T-shirts created for the campaign have been visible at A’s games both in Oakland and on the road. Part of the proceeds go to the Players Alliance, a group founded by current and former Black major-league players to promote equity in baseball.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 1:03 am
Mark Canha launches an RBI single to center field to plate Matt Olson, extending the A’s lead to 3-1 in the top of the 3rd inning
Posted: September 16, 2021, 1:00 am
Elvis Andrus flares a two-run single to left field, giving the Athletics’ a 2-1 lead in the top of the 2nd inning
Posted: September 16, 2021, 12:39 am
Most importantly, Bassitt “looked like himself,” Manager Bob Melvin said. On Saturday, when the A’s travel to Anaheim to play the Los Angeles Angels, Bassitt will throw to hitters pre-game in a simulated game with players in position and will be “a full-go. There is no definitive plan until after the simulated game.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 12:16 am
They’ve played 21 games since then and lost 14 of them. Three teams have passed them in the standings, and they’re now 3.5 games out of that Second Wild Card, with 18 left on the schedule. Their odds of reaching the playoffs are down to 5% at best.
Posted: September 15, 2021, 11:50 pm
There are no worries right now for the position we have.”
Posted: September 15, 2021, 5:08 am
Clint Hurdle detailed his time managing Athletics’ Starling Marte and Josh Harrison.
Posted: September 14, 2021, 10:32 pm
Sep. 13—Five teams, two spots for the American League Wild Card Game, three weeks to settle baseball’s most competitive playoff race. Heading into this week the Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, Toronto Blue Jays, Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics are all separated by just three games in the standings, meaning any conceivable combination of the two could wind up facing off in the AL Wild …
Posted: September 13, 2021, 11:15 am
In the thick of the playoff race, the A’s dropped two costly games to the Rangers over the weekend.
Posted: September 13, 2021, 1:17 am
Isiah Kiner-Falefa had three hits and two RBIs, Taylor Hearn won his fourth straight start and the Texas Rangers put another dent in Oakland’s playoff hopes, beating the Athletics 4-3 on Sunday. Yohel Pozo singled twice and scored a run, and Leody Taveras added an RBI triple for Texas. The Rangers won their second series in Oakland this season after going 0-7-2 in their previous nine trips to the Coliseum.
Posted: September 12, 2021, 11:19 pm
Jerry Blevins talks about getting to know Billy Beane and says that he could be a good fit to help build the Mets.
Posted: September 10, 2021, 4:46 pm