Boog Powell

Daniel Mengden. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)

A’s call up eight players, experiment with new pitching strategy

By Alex Hall Special to S.F. Examiner OAKLAND -- The Oakland Athletics…

 

Paul Blackburn, seen here last July, wasn't able to get through the fifth on Friday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: A’s option Bruce Maxwell to Nashville, reinstate Paul Blackburn

The Oakland Athletics have officially reinstated right-handed starter Paul Blackburn from the…

 

Paul Blackburn, seen here last July, wasn't able to get through the fifth on Friday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland A’s Pregame: Paul Blackburn throws on flat ground, could return by end of month; Dustin Fowler could arrive soon

OAKLAND -- Oakland A's starting pitcher Paul Blackburn threw on flat ground…

 

Jharel Cotton won't take the mound again in 2017.  (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Cotton shut down for the year, Olson stakes his claim to everyday role

OAKLAND — Jharel Cotton's 2017 has officially reached its end as the…

Jharel Cotton won't take the mound again in 2017.  (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics left fielder Khris Davis (2) bats against the Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California, on September 6, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Davis hits No. 42 but ex-A’s sink hosts

OAKLAND — In the penultimate home game of 2017, Khris Davis tied…

Oakland Athletics left fielder Khris Davis (2) bats against the Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California, on September 6, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Matt Chapman, seen here September 6, struggled in the field on Thursday and is headed for an MRI. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

A’s use unusual rally, long ball to sweep past Astros

OAKLAND — Thanks to a bizarre sixth-inning rally and a quartet of…

Matt Chapman, seen here September 6, struggled in the field on Thursday and is headed for an MRI. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
This is not Boog Powell. But fans like Banjo Man Stacy Samuels will get a chance to watch the young Oakland Athletics player this weekend. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

A’s to get their first look at Boog Powell this weekend

OAKLAND — The Oakland Athletics called up reliever Michael Brady and newly…

This is not Boog Powell. But fans like Banjo Man Stacy Samuels will get a chance to watch the young Oakland Athletics player this weekend. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)