The A’s underwent major changes in the offseason, and life in 2012 begins without much of last year’s roster, including former All-Star pitchers Trevor Cahill, Gio Gonzalez and Andrew Bailey.“It’s tough,” A’s catcher Kurt Suzuki said at a FanFest event at Oracle Arena on Sunday. “It’s not just the fact that they’re leaving; it’s the fact that you build relationships with these players and you become close to them. ... It’s kind of a surreal feeling.” Read More
Say this for the Oakland A’s. The commissioner of baseball hasn’t felt the need to commandeer them, as he did the Los Angeles Dodgers.
At least the people who run the A’s still are controlling their direction. Or misdirection. Read More