Rich Hill

Sean Doolittle is entering the season healthy and the A’s front office made moves in the offseason to bolster a rock-bottom bullpen. Will it be enough to save the team from back-to-back last-place finishes? (Chris Carloson/AP)

A’s address horrible bullpen, others impediments remain

After blowing up the bullpen and importing a new one, the A’s…

Sean Doolittle is entering the season healthy and the A’s front office made moves in the offseason to bolster a rock-bottom bullpen. Will it be enough to save the team from back-to-back last-place finishes? (Chris Carloson/AP)
A's pitcher Rich Hill has struggled mightily so far this spring training. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Rich Hill’s ERA jumps to 15.26 after another rough outing

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Mark Reynolds hit a three-run home run, Nolan Arenado’s…

A's pitcher Rich Hill has struggled mightily so far this spring training. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
Trayce Thompson, brother of Klay, homered on Thursday against the Oakland Athletics. (Chris Carlson/AP)

Klay Thompson’s brother homers vs. Athletics

MESA, Ariz. — Kenta Maeda pitched three scoreless innings in his second…

Trayce Thompson, brother of Klay, homered on Thursday against the Oakland Athletics. (Chris Carlson/AP)
COURTESY  PHOTOStudents at De Marillac Academy in San Francisco have released their third volume of poetry.

Tenderloin students make waves with poetry

Eighth graders at De Marillac Academy, an extraordinary Catholic school in San…

COURTESY  PHOTOStudents at De Marillac Academy in San Francisco have released their third volume of poetry.