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Chris Coghlan is just the most recent player to be shipped from Oakland to the northside of Chicago. He doesn’t seem to resent the move, though. (Nancy Stone/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Eight former Athletics relish chance to play for best team in MLB

OAKLAND — Standing in the visitor’s clubhouse of the park he briefly…

 

The Bay Bridge Series: This dud’s for you, baseball fans. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Bay Bridge Series reminds us what’s wrong with baseball

Baseball Fever. Forget It. This is the week of the Bay Bridge…

 

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija, right, greets Chicago Cubs players before a spring training game on Saturday. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Samardzija looks season-ready vs. former team

MESA, Ariz. — Jeff Samardzija, who had struggled badly this spring, retired…

 

Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker Bruce Irvin (51) steps in for a touchdown after making an interception against the Oakland Raiders in  2014. Irvin signed a contract to join the Raiders on Wednesday. (Stephen Brashear/AP)

For roaming Raiders, the future has arrived

It’s Oakland’s luck. Just when the Raiders threaten to be good again,…

Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker Bruce Irvin (51) steps in for a touchdown after making an interception against the Oakland Raiders in  2014. Irvin signed a contract to join the Raiders on Wednesday. (Stephen Brashear/AP)
Baseball fan Keith Hartley, center, is photographed by another fan, after he caught a foul ball while bottle-feeding his 7-month-old son during the second inning of baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Wrigley field in Chicago. (Chicago Tribune via AP/Nuccio DiNuzzo)

Fan makes great catch over tarp while holding baby

CHICAGO — Two of the National League’s best teams faced off at…

Baseball fan Keith Hartley, center, is photographed by another fan, after he caught a foul ball while bottle-feeding his 7-month-old son during the second inning of baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Wrigley field in Chicago. (Chicago Tribune via AP/Nuccio DiNuzzo)