Cherington hopes to meet with Lester
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Starting on Tuesday, the Red Sox can start negotiating with free agents on other teams. And that could include a pitcher the Red Sox are extremely familiar with in lefty Jon Lester, the man they traded to the Oakland Athletics for Yoenis Cespedes back i…Upvote Share Tweet
Bush promoted to replace Davis as hitting coachMLB.com 13 hours agoThe A's have promoted from within to fill out their 2015 coaching staff. Notably, Darren Bush has been chosen to replace Chili Davis as hitting coach after serving as the club's bullpen coach the past two seasons.Upvote Share Tweet
Essay: When the Earth Shook and the Series Stood Stillnytimes.com Oct 25 (6 days ago)Dave Stewart, the Diamondbacks’ general manager, grew up in East Oakland and pitched for the Athletics in the 1989 World Series that was interrupted by the Loma Prieta earthquake.Upvote Share Tweet
Kansas City Royals Aren't the First Team From Their City to Exploit Pinch-Runningnytimes.com Oct 24 (6 days ago)In 1967, Charlie Finley, the unconventional owner of the Kansas City A’s, took Allan Lewis, nicknamed the Panamanian Express, and used him to run for his team’s slower players.Upvote Share Tweet
The World Series Earthquake: 1989ESPN.com Oct 17On Oct. 17, 1989, the Loma Prieta earthquake struck the Bay Area and disrupted the World Series between the Giants and the A's for 10 days. A retrospective look on the 25th anniversary.Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com Oct 15This Royals team is incredible. Just two weeks ago, they were down a run in the bottom of the 12th inning of the AL Wild Card play-in game against the A's. But a furious rally advanced them to the ALDS, where they swept the Angels 3–0, and tonight they …Upvote Share Tweet
A's hitting coach Davis to interview with YanksMLB.com Oct 15A's hitting coach Chili Davis has reportedly granted both the Yankees and Rangers permission to interview him for the same position. A source confirmed to MLB.com that Davis has already committed to a trip to New York for an interview, as first reported…Upvote Share TweetArizona hired the Oakland Athletics’ bench coach, Chip Hale, as its manager to replace Kirk Gibson.Upvote Share Tweet
A's Vogt (foot), Moss (hip) set for surgeriesESPN.com Oct 10Oakland Athletics catcher Stephen Vogt is scheduled for surgery on his troublesome right foot Tuesday, while outfielder Brandon Moss is set for surgery on his right hip later this month.Upvote Share Tweet
Moss, Vogt scheduled for surgery this monthMLB.com Oct 8The A's Brandon Moss (right hip) and Stephen Vogt (right foot) are scheduled for surgery within the next two weeks, the club announced Wednesday. Both are expected to be ready by the start of the 2015 season.Upvote Share Tweet
Major League Baseball Roundupnytimes.com Oct 7Bench coach Chip Hale was granted permission from the Oakland Athletics to interview for managerial openings with the Minnesota Twins and Arizona Diamondbacks.Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Oct 6The Kansas City Royals stole their way to a 12-inning victory over the Oakland A's in the AL wild-card game. They powered their way past the mighty Los Angeles Angels with an emphatic three-game sweep in the divisional round.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 3What a week it's been for Kansas City Royals closer Greg Holland, who spent Tuesday night running around Kauffman Stadium with a giant Royals flag after his team knocked off the Oakland A's in the AL wild-card game. The Royals advanced to the ALDS where…Upvote Share Tweet
Chart: Royals-A's Was Awesome; Giants-Pirates Was Shitdeadspin.com Oct 2Everyone knows the AL wild-card game between Oakland and Kansas City was much more exciting than San Francisco's blowout win over Pittsburgh in the NL game . Fangraphs' Jeff Sullivan has provided all of us with a stark visual representation of that fact…Upvote Share TweetGeneral manager Billy Beane would do the Yoenis Cespedes trade all over again. He didn't use those precise words with the Oakland Athletics media on Wednesday, but certainly that was the gist in John Shea's column for the San Francisco Chronicle. The A'…Upvote Share Tweet
OTL San Francisco Talkback 10/17Oct 17Today marks the 25th anniversary of the massive earthquake that hit the San Francisco Bay Area just before Game 3 of the 1989 World Series. Bob Ley talks with former A's pitcher Dave Stewart, and Dr. James Betts about their experience that day.
1989 World Series Earthquake: 25 Years LaterOct 16Bob Ley looks back on Game 3 of the 1989 World Series between the Giants and the Athletics, and the earthquake that shook Candlestick Park.
30 for 30: The Day The Series Stopped - SafetyOct 14Fans begin to realize the trauma Candlestick Park went though during the earthquake. 30 for 30: The Day The Series Stopped premieres Tuesday October 14th at 10pm ET on ESPN.
30 for 30: The Day The Series Stopped - AftershockOct 13Baseball is put on hold while the city struggles to deal with the damages from the earthquake. 30 for 30: The Day The Series Stopped premieres Tuesday October 14th at 10pm ET on ESPN.
The Race to SevenOct 31There are two premier games this weekend featuring four six-win teams. In the AFC, it’s 6-1 Denver at 6-2 New England, with superstars all over the field. In the NFL, it’s 6-1 Arizona at 6-2 Dallas, with emerging players like John Brown and Jeremy Mince…
Oklahoma City Thunder's West path gets trickier without Russell WestbrookOct 31Without a margin for error in the unforgiving West, the Thunder are winless and now perhaps starless with Russell Westbrook joining Kevin Durant in street clothes.
Kawhi Leonard of San Antonio Spurs might not receive extension by deadlineOct 31There is a strong likelihood that Friday's midnight deadline for contract extensions for first-round picks from the Class of 2011 will pass without a new deal for reigning NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard, according to league sources.
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