Monday Apr 14
Spider baseball salvages series finale with VCU
The University of Richmond Spiders baseball team clubbed a season-high 16 hits en route to a 9-6 victory over VCU at Pitt Field on Sunday afternoon.
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Monday Apr 14
Oakland Athletics WiR: Departures, Returns and Demotions
The past week for the Oakland Athletics went about as well as one could have hoped.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Weekend Digest: Braun gets booed; new awards revealed; Adam Jones expresses his opinion
Let's face it: Ryan Braun will be on the receiving end of so much business on each road trip, it's ridiculous.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Roto Roundup: Michael Pineda, Danny Salazar, Stephen Strasburg, and others
Ray highlights some of the top fantasy performers from Thursday's roto action including Jim Johnson, Michael Pineda, Stephen Strasburg and others.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Johnson out as closer; A's finish sweep of Twins
Apr 10, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Oakland Athletics third baseman Josh Donaldson hits a RBI single in the sixth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field.
Dan Straily shines as A's sweep Twins
Minneapolis, MN, United States - Dan Straily pitched seven innings of one-run ball while Josh Donaldson hit his first long ball of the season as the Oakland A's completed a three-game sweep of the Minnesota Twins via a 6-1 win Thursday at Target Field.
Contra Costa Times
A's take closer's role away from Jim Johnson
To the surprise of almost no one, the A's are taking the closer's role away from Jim Johnson for the time being.
Jim Johnson Out as Oakland Athletics Closer
According to Susan Slusser of the SF Chronicle, Bob Melvin announced this morning that Jim Johnson will "get a break" from closing duties.
Roto Roundup: Masahiro Tanaka, Billy Hamilton, Emilio Bonifacio, and others
Ray highlights some of the top fantasy performers from Wednesday's roto action, including Billy Hamilton, Emilio Bonifacio, Josh Hamilton, and others.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Espn MLB analyst: Trevor Cahill's struggles are confusing
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Mon Apr 07, 2014
Ryan Cook comes off DL, A's send Evan Scribner to Sacramento
Ryan Cook missed only one week of the season after shoulder tendinitis kept him out all spring; the A's put him on the roster today and optioned right-hander Evan Scribner to Triple-A Sacramento.
The Miami Herald
Oakland activates Cook
The Oakland Athletics activated pitcher Ryan Cook from the 15-day disabled list and optioned pitcher Evan Scribner to Triple-A Sacramento on Monday.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Cook 'ready to go' after latest rehab outing
Ryan Cook was all smiles as he greeted reporters in the Oakland clubhouse before Sunday's matinee against the Seattle Mariners.
The Fresno Bee
Rawhide Report for 4/5: Stockton 3, Visalia 2
Ports hold on: Wade Kirkland, batting ninth in the order, hit a three-run, two-out double in the second inning and the Stockton Ports withstood a late Visalia rally to win 3-2 in a Cal League game Saturday night at Rawhide Ballpark.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Cazenovia ices Baldwinsville, 13-5, with second-half flurry in boys lacrosse
Last year's Class C state-champion Cazenovia boys lacrosse team took some heavy hits through graduation - losing All-CNY players Connor Cannizzaro and Ryan Cook.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
New lefties in bullpen make quick impression
There has been a lot of talk about the A's bullpen since general manager Billy Beane reshaped the group with a host of moves this past offseason.
Why A's are wearing glasses with no lenses; updates on Ryan Cook, Craig Gentry; lineups
"Absolutely. It's hard not to. Our fans have been unbelievable with it," said Sogard, adding the fans' support for him in the MLB Network's face-of-the-franchise contest in spring training "took it to the next level.
Ryan Cook Set to be Activated From D.L.
Ryan Cook came into the game on Thursday in the 7th inning after Doolittle had worked the 6th, and gave up nothing.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
The Fresno Bee
Rawhide Report for 4/3: Stockton 4, Visalia 1
For openers: The Stockton Ports bolted to a 3-0 lead in the first inning and remained in command while beating Visalia 4-1 in a Cal League season opener Thursday night at Rawhide Ballpark.