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97-65, 2nd in AL West
Did Melvin deserve AL Manager of the Year over Cora? (1:18)
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A's Melvin voted top AL manager over Cora, Cash

Oakland Athletics skipper Bob Melvin was named American League Manager of the Year on Tuesday after guiding the team with the lowest Opening Day payroll in baseball to a 97-65 record and its first playoff berth in four years.


Rickey Henderson just kept playing baseball...

At age 46, Rickey Henderson refused to walk away from the game of baseball. This is the story of a baseball legend doing everything he can to keep playing the game he loves, whether or not it will ever love him back. Produced by Pineapple Street Media. Narrated by The Undefeated's Clinton Yates. 30 for 30 Podcasts is hosted by Jody Avirgan.

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25 players eligible for MLB arbitration as super 2s

Cincinnati outfielder Scott Schebler and Texas pitcher Matt Bush just missed the cutoff for salary arbitration eligibility, while Chicago Cubs pitcher Carl Edwards Jr. and Toronto pitcher Joe Biagini earned the final spots.

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Oakland's Beane voted MLB executive of year

Oakland Athletics executive vice president of baseball operations Billy Beane was voted the inaugural Major League Baseball Executive of the Year.

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2018 MLB Manager of the Year finalists: AL — Oakland's Bob Melvin, Boston's Alex Cora and Tampa Bay's Kevin Cash. NL — Colorado's Bud Black, Milwaukee's Craig Counsell and Atlanta's Brian Snitker. Winners will be announced Nov. 13

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A's give long-term extensions to Melvin, Beane

The Oakland A's have given long-term extensions to manager Bob Melvin and executive vice president Billy Beane, architects of Oakland's surprising run to the playoffs this season.

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Melvin extension among A's offseason priorities

The Oakland Athletics plan to discuss a contract extension with manager Bob Melvin this offseason as well as possible new deals with home run leader Khris Davis and All-Star second baseman Jed Lowrie.


Who Deserves The Blame/Credit

Tony Reali and the national panel debate if the Yankees deserve the credit or the Athletics deserve the blame for the ALWC game, if they prefer the Braves or Dodgers, discuss Edelman's season debut against the Colts on TNF and much more.


Are The Yankess The Real Deal?

Bomani & Pablo question if the Yankees have what it takes to beat the Red Sox after last night's win, if Julien Edelman's return makes the Patriots dominant again, if Kevin Durant can be lured to the Knicks and much more.

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A's step in for fan drenched by Yanks fan's beer

A's fan John Spencer, who was caught on video being doused with beer at Yankee Stadium, will receive a "care package" from the Athletics after they tracked him down.


BBTN: Yanks Dominate, Division Series Predictions, Power 8

Buster talks to Tim Kurkjian about the Yankees' dominant win over the A's, his Division Series predictions & more (1:32). Plus, a post-mortem on the Cubs from Jesse Rogers (25:35), Inside Heat on the Yankees from Coley Harvey (35:29), Sarah Langs' Numbers Game (41:37), and a postseason edition of the "Power 8" (46:15).

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Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average3.8111th
Quality Starts82Tied-15th
Batting Average.25213th
On Base Percentage.32510th
Slugging Percentage.4394th