Tag: Billy Beane

Bonta Hill: It’s time for the Oakland A’s to embrace change

In some cases, organizational change is a good thing. The Golden State Warriors made a change shortly after the 2013-14 season…

3 months ago

Oakland Athletics No. 1 draft pick Kyler Murray is not shy of comparisons

OAKLAND — Several weeks ago, baseball super-agent Scott Boras sat in an airport waiting for a flight. On television was…

3 months ago

Giants enter winter in precarious position as A’s sit back and watch young core grow

AT&T PARK — Seated on the edge of the dais, with CEO Larry Baer, general manager Bobby Evans and manager…

12 months ago

A’s have their preferred site for a new ballpark: Will they start spending on their roster?

OAKLAND — Amid the optimism swirling around the Oakland Athletics following the club’s selection of the Peralta site for its…

1 year ago

Indians’ streak hit 21, and A’s just can’t win

Know when you’ve had a really bad season? When you don’t play and still lose. That’s the sad saga of…

1 year ago

A’s sweep Cleveland after trading away Doolittle and Madson

OAKLAND — Some 20 minutes before Sean Manaea delivered the first pitch in the Oakland A's 7-3 win over the…

1 year ago

What does Billy Beane do for a living, anyway?

Of all the weird things in the wacky world of pro sports, Balls can’t think of anything weirder than this…

1 year ago

Cain no longer able, but does Bochy have nerve to pull him from rotation?

Can’t beat good teams. Can’t win at home. Can’t win close games. Can’t hit in the clutch. Can’t pitch in…

2 years ago