Tag: Chris Smith

Bob Melvin amateur stockbroker and one more potential call-up

OAKLAND — Back in Bob Melvin's days as the Arizona Diamondbacks bench coach in 2001 and 2002, the current Oakland…

1 year ago

Athletics thwarted by Angels bullpen

The Oakland Athletics pulled off a rare and dubious feat on Tuesday by knocking the opposing starting pitcher out of…

1 year ago

After Casilla blows lead, A’s rally past Royals with six-run inning

OAKLAND — After an epic bullpen collapse, the Oakland Athletics scored six runs on the Kansas City Royals in the…

1 year ago

A’s activate Kendall Graveman, option Daniel Gossett

The Oakland Athletics activated Kendall Graveman from the disabled list on Thursday and optioned Daniel Gossett to Triple-A Nashville. Graveman,…

1 year ago

The most unlikely starter in pro baseball finds home on A’s

OAKLAND — Of the 12 pitchers who have started games for the Oakland A’s in 2017, Chris Smith, the self-styled…

1 year ago

Jefferson Starship rises to landmark 2,000th gig

Like most eclectic souls in The City, Jefferson Starship titan Paul Kantner has his favorite haunts. “I love the people…

7 years ago

Lively, lovely ‘Lady’

In 1924, a new musical opened in New York. “Lady, Be Good!” by George and Ira Gershwin was a smash…

9 years ago