After 11 seasons and 105 career saves, submarine reliever Brad Ziegler announced his retirement on Wednesday.
by: Ben Ross — NBC Sports Bay Area 10 Oct
If you're trying to gauge Jonathan Lucroy's value to the A's in 2018, don't look at his offensive numbers. Talk to the pitchers. They probably all want him back in 2019.
by: Nico — SB Nation: Athletics Nation 6 Oct
The great thing about baseball is that no matter how tough a loss may be there is always a game tomorrow. Except, of course, when there isn’t. It’s harder to ‘turn the page’ when you have just read...
by: Martin Gallegos — Mercury News 4 Oct
Guys like Mark Canha, Chad Pinder, and Franklin Barreto could make just as big an impact as the starter in the wild-card game at Yankee Stadium.
by: Jon Becker — East Bay Times 3 Oct
Could Yusmeiro Petit be a factor for the A’s in Wednesday’s Wild Card game? History suggests he would be up to the challenge, if called upon.
by: Alex Hall — SB Nation: Athletics Nation 3 Oct
Here are the batters who will face Luis Severino and Liam Hendriks on Wednesday.
by: The Associated Press — The Denver Post 3 Oct
Edwin Jackson is the only starting pitcher included on the Oakland Athletics’ roster for their AL wild-card game against the New York Yankees.
by: (AP) — YES Network 3 Oct
Much has been re-made recently about Luis Severino's short and very unsweet outing in the 2017 American League Wild Card Game, both leading up to Tuesday's announcement that Sevy will start the 2018 version tonight and especially since.
by: N/A — MLB: Athletics 3 Oct
NEW YORK -- The A's season is on the line tonight, when they take over Yankee Stadium for a date with the Bronx Bombers in the American League Wild Card Game. The prize: A trip to Boston for an AL Division Series matchup with the Red Sox.
by: Mike — YES Network: River Avenue Blues 3 Oct
Thoughts prior to the 2018 AL Wild Card Game 2018 Wild Card Game Preview: Oakland Athletics Earlier this morning both the Yankees and Athletics announced their 25-man active rosters for tonight’s AL Wild Card Game. We were able to piece together the...
by: RONALD BLUM, AP Baseball Writer — Houston Chronicle 3 Oct
NEW YORK (AP) - Fittingly, Liam Hendriks wore his cap backward. A reliever is going to start a team's postseason opener. A pitcher with no wins in the regular season. A pitcher cut from the 40-man roster in June who spent two months toiling in the minor..