Tag: Bob Melvin

Bob Melvin wins Sporting News AL Manager of the Year

The Sporting News has announced its American League Manager of the Year, and, no surprise, it's the Oakland Athletics' Bob…

4 days ago

Oakland Athletics plan on extension for manager Bob Melvin

OAKLAND -- At the start of spring training, Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin told the club's executive vice president of…

2 weeks ago

Oakland Athletics fall to Angels in final tune-up before heading to New York

By Matt Doan Special to S.F. Examiner The Oakland Athletics dropped the final regular season game of the season to…

3 weeks ago

Oakland Athletics could clinch playoff berth at home as magic number drops to one

OAKLAND -- The Tampa Bay Rays had just fallen behind 3-1 to the Toronto Blue Jays, and in the Oakland…

4 weeks ago

Should Oakland Athletics DH Khris Davis be in the MVP conversation? Bob Melvin thinks so

By John Hickey Special to S.F. Examiner OAKLAND – Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis leads the Major Leagues with…

1 month ago

Liam Hendriks takes ownership of the opener role for the Oakland Athletics

OAKLAND -- When Liam Hendriks was called back up to the Oakland Athletics on Sept. 1, he was checking into…

1 month ago

Oakland Athletics at home in the playoffs? It could be pretty special

OAKLAND -- As soon as the last fans exited the Oakland Coliseum on Sunday, and as the Oakland Athletics pulled…

1 month ago

Brett Anderson close to returning, Bob Melvin goes on Jim Rome

OAKLAND -- Brett Anderson threw three simulated innings on Saturday before the Oakland Athletics' 1 p.m. game against the Texas…

1 month ago