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The Oakland Coliseum has been jointly owned by Alameda County and the City of Oakland since 1964. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Alameda County approves sale of Coliseum ownership share to Oakland A’s

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Monday to sell…

The Oakland Coliseum has been jointly owned by Alameda County and the City of Oakland since 1964. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Athletics re-sign reliever Jake Diekman, non-tender Treinen

Athletics re-sign reliever Jake Diekman, non-tender Treinen

A’s make flurry of moves at tender deadline, keeping veteran reliever but jetisoning former All-Star

Athletics re-sign reliever Jake Diekman, non-tender Treinen
Giants non-tender popular outfielder Pillar, bring back Dickerson

Giants non-tender popular outfielder Pillar, bring back Dickerson

San Francisco lets Kevin Pillar hit the market, but reaches an agreement with Alex Dickerson

  • Dec 2, 2019
Giants non-tender popular outfielder Pillar, bring back Dickerson
ESPN’s Karl Ravevch on set during the 2013 All-Star Home Run Derby at Citi Field in Queens, New York on July 15, 2013. (Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images)

On Sports Media: Ravech chimes in on Kapler, Giants future

ESPN’s Karl Ravech gives his take on hire of Gabe Kapler as Giants manager and the Winter Meetings

  • Nov 24, 2019
ESPN’s Karl Ravevch on set during the 2013 All-Star Home Run Derby at Citi Field in Queens, New York on July 15, 2013. (Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images)
Gregory Johnson replaces Rob Dean as Giants control person

Gregory Johnson replaces Rob Dean as Giants control person

San Francisco Giants make several changes to governance structure

Gregory Johnson replaces Rob Dean as Giants control person
Daulton Jefferies (center) addresses media at the Oakland Coliseum on June 15, 2016, after the Oakland Athletics picked him 37th overall in the 2016 Major League First-Year Player Draft. (Courtesy)

A’s select Daulton Jefferies, designate Cotton for assignment

Oakland Athletics make roster moves to protect second 2016 pick ahead of Rule 5 draft

Daulton Jefferies (center) addresses media at the Oakland Coliseum on June 15, 2016, after the Oakland Athletics picked him 37th overall in the 2016 Major League First-Year Player Draft. (Courtesy)
Oakland Athletics short stop Marcus Semien (10) fields a ground ball in the 8th inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at the Oakland Coliseum on October 2, 2019 in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).

Marcus Semien finishes third in American League MVP voting

Two A’s garner top 10 recognition for AL’s top honor for first time since 1994

Oakland Athletics short stop Marcus Semien (10) fields a ground ball in the 8th inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at the Oakland Coliseum on October 2, 2019 in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).
San Francisco Giants pitcher Will Smith (13) closes out the game and the win for pitcher Madison Bumgarner (40) over the Colorado Rockies 4-2 at Oracle Park on June 25, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

Former Giants closer Will Smith signs with Atlanta

One of Gabe Kapler’s first tasks as Giants manager will now be…

San Francisco Giants pitcher Will Smith (13) closes out the game and the win for pitcher Madison Bumgarner (40) over the Colorado Rockies 4-2 at Oracle Park on June 25, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi (left) watches new manager Gabe Kapler put on his jersey for the first time at his introductory press conference. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Giants introduce new manager Gabe Kapler, who’s got a lot to prove

New manager Gabe Kapler has heard the outcry over his hire, and knows he needs to change perceptions

San Francisco Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi (left) watches new manager Gabe Kapler put on his jersey for the first time at his introductory press conference. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
The San Francisco Giants’ Brandon Crawford gets five from third base coach Ron Wotus hitting a two-run home run during the seventh inning against the Atlanta Braves on Friday, May 4, 2018, at SunTrust Park in Atlanta. The Giants won, 9-4. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS)

Giants, Gabe Kapler to bring back coach Ron Wotus

San Francisco retains beloved third base coach to help smooth transition from Bochy to Kapler

The San Francisco Giants’ Brandon Crawford gets five from third base coach Ron Wotus hitting a two-run home run during the seventh inning against the Atlanta Braves on Friday, May 4, 2018, at SunTrust Park in Atlanta. The Giants won, 9-4. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS)
Gabe Kapler hired as next Giants manager

Gabe Kapler hired as next Giants manager

Gabe Kapler to be named as Bruce Bochy’s successor in the dugout

Gabe Kapler hired as next Giants manager
Giants introduce Scott Harris as new general manager

Giants introduce Scott Harris as new general manager

New Giants GM had formative relationship with general manager who helped save franchise

Giants introduce Scott Harris as new general manager
Giants hire Cubs’ Scott Harris as general manager

Giants hire Cubs’ Scott Harris as general manager

Theo Epstein’s young assistant GM will come to San Francisco to aid Farhan Zaidi

Giants hire Cubs’ Scott Harris as general manager
San Francisco Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi speaks with the media during his season post-mortem on Oct. 1, 2019, at Oracle Park in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Giants add Rockies righty Rico Garcia as Hot Stove League begins

What’s next for San Francisco as the Giants add a pitcher, tenders offers to Bumgarner and Smith?

San Francisco Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi speaks with the media during his season post-mortem on Oct. 1, 2019, at Oracle Park in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics shortstop Marcus Semien (10) rounds third base after hitting a grand slam in the 8th inning against the Minnesota Twins to extend their lead to 7-3 at the Oakland Coliseum on July 4, 2019 in Oakland, Calif. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

Athletics shortstop Marcus Semien named MVP finalist

Miguel Tejada was last Oakland A’s player to win MVP

Oakland Athletics shortstop Marcus Semien (10) rounds third base after hitting a grand slam in the 8th inning against the Minnesota Twins to extend their lead to 7-3 at the Oakland Coliseum on July 4, 2019 in Oakland, Calif. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)
Oakland A’s 3rd baseman Matt Chapman (26) poses with former A’s player Eric Chavez after receiving the Rawlings Gold Glove award at the Coliseum on March 24, 2019 in Oakland, California.

A’s Matt Olson, Matt Chapman win Gold Gloves

Oakland’s corner infielders win back-to-back Gold Gloves

Oakland A’s 3rd baseman Matt Chapman (26) poses with former A’s player Eric Chavez after receiving the Rawlings Gold Glove award at the Coliseum on March 24, 2019 in Oakland, California.
San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy (left) lines-up next to hitting coach Hensley Meulens (second from left) and Ron Wotus (center) at Oracle Park on September 29, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

On Sports Media: Chris Russo talks Bochy managing, 49ers

Chris Russo made waves during an interview with Bruce Bochy where he said he’d like to manage again

  • Nov 3, 2019
San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy (left) lines-up next to hitting coach Hensley Meulens (second from left) and Ron Wotus (center) at Oracle Park on September 29, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics short stop Marcus Semien (10) fields a ground ball in the 8th inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at the Oakland Coliseum on Oct. 2, 2019 in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).

Semien, Chapman, Grossman and Olson named Gold Glove finalists

Marcus Semien’s two-year streak of being a Gold Glove finalist was unthinkable nine years ago

Oakland Athletics short stop Marcus Semien (10) fields a ground ball in the 8th inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at the Oakland Coliseum on Oct. 2, 2019 in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).
Philadelphia Phillies manager Gabe Kapler before the Phillies played the Miami Marlins on Sept. 27, 2019. (Yong Kim/The Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS)

On Sports Media: Who’s predicting the next Giants manager?

National media handicaps who will be the next San Francisco Giants skipper

  • Oct 13, 2019
Philadelphia Phillies manager Gabe Kapler before the Phillies played the Miami Marlins on Sept. 27, 2019. (Yong Kim/The Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS)
Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin addresses the media during the team’s post-season press conference on Oct. 3, 2019 at the Oakland Coliseum. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

A’s catcher Sean Murphy undergoes knee surgery

Young Oakland catcher will be back in time for spring training

Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin addresses the media during the team’s post-season press conference on Oct. 3, 2019 at the Oakland Coliseum. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)