It’s that time of year for sportswriters. A week after Santa does it, we make a list and check it twice to find out which stories from 2012 were, well, naughty or nice.
Only this time, let’s leave out the naughty. Negativity feels out of place around New Year’s Day. Thus, we’ll stick to the pleasant memories that stood out. A decade from now, the following likely still will bring smiles to the faces of those involved and witnesses thereof. Read More
Derek Norris drove in three runs and Stephen Drew had four hits and two RBIs as the A’s pulled within three games of the Texas Rangers in the American League West with a 9-3 rout on Wednesday at the Ballpark in Arlington. Read More
OAKLAND — When it’s a warm day game, balls fly out of the Oakland Coliseum as easily as they would in Coors Field. But it was the A’s who got the clutch base hits that made the difference.
Yoenis Cespedes hit the go-ahead two-run single and Chris Carter added a two-run homer in the sixth inning for the A’s, who edged the Los Angeles Angels 9-8 on Wednesday afternoon. Read More