There wasn't supposed to be any major questions revolving around the Athletics infield this offseason.
In the 40 June amateur drafts between 1978 and 2017, the Giants failed to draft and develop a single All-Star outfielder.
The Giants spent the offseason improving the infield and outfield on both sides of the ball but had done very little to upgrade the bullpen. Until Friday, that is.
The last time Oakland's was a top-five bullpen in the American League was 2014 -- the last time the A's played in the postseason.
The Giants infield of the past few seasons has shown spurts of being one of the better units in the majors.
After wily, grey-haired vets Kendall Graveman and Sean Manaea the competition is pretty much wide open for spots in the Oakland rotation.
Since the departure of fixtures Javier Lopez, Santiago Casilla and Sergio Romo the San Francisco bullpen has lacked lockdown-ability.
The San Francisco Giants have long since been characterized as a team built on pitching and defense.
Thousands of fans packed the field -- yes, the field -- of San Francisco's AT&T Park Saturday.
Tyler Beede will sport the number 38 on his back when pitchers and catchers report to Scottsdale, Ariz. Feb. 13 and 14.
Buster Posey: “Those guys are baseball players and they want to win, and that’s what our goal is."
Amidst the two blockbuster trades that brought Longoria and McCutchen to San Francisco, Jackson was signed last month to far less fanfare.
The San Francisco Giants announced Tuesday the team's plan to retire Barry Bonds' jersey number, 25, in a ceremony on August 11.
Since he joined the Athletics in 2016, no American Leaguer has hit more home run than Khris Davis. Only four have driven in more runs.
The Athletics acquired lefty reliever Ryan Buchter, and with him former-Athletic Brandon Moss, via trade from the Kansas City Royals.
The pair of pitching additions Oakland did make offer the combination of youthful power and veteran savvy to that overworked relief corps.
The word "comeback" is one that may become something of a mantra of the 2018 Oakland Athletics.
Sixty degrees and sunny, nary a cloud int the sky, with only the calmest breeze sweeping through Jack London Square off the Bay.
The weather was perfect — for Athletics fans to show up in droves and ask only the…
Dustin Fowler and Emilio Pagan understand that replacing Sonny Gray and Ryon Healy will not be easy.
The Athletics have taken great pride in celebrating their 50 years in Oakland.
Just like that, the Giants have their outfield.
The major league season unofficially begins in less than four weeks, when pitchers and catchers report to camp.
The takeaway from Friday's press conference: Everything is going according to plan for the Giants, and they're not done.
After nabbing Evan Longoria in December, the Giants seem intent on building the best team of 2013.
The Athletics and NBC Sport California have filled their television broadcast team for the 2018 season, the team announced Wednesday.
The Giants acquired Evan Longoria from Tampa Bay, immediately improving both the lineup and the team's already sterling infield defense.
Lone active "A" Khris Davis is joined by a veritable who's who of green and gold glory.
The organization announced the hiring of four design firms Thursday, including the Oakland-based Studio T-Square.
Ryon Healy, who was among the top offensive weapons for the A's in 2017, has been traded to the Mariners, Oakland announced Tuesday.
The Oakland offense was the AL's 5th-highest scoring in the second half of 2017. It had the 8th-highest average, 5th-highest OBP and 2nd-most XBH.
Khris Davis not only led the Athletics in home runs (43) and RBIs (110), he was tops in runs (91) and total bases (299).
San Francisco's road to recovery from 98 losses back into postseason contention is a hazardous one.
As selfish and absurd as it may sound, baseball fans deserve a World Series Game 7 -- sports fans deserve Game 7.
Maxwell was inebriated and making anti-police statements, reports say.
Coaching changes were expected this offseason, but perhaps not to this extent.
All seven major Bay Area sports organizations have joined forces in support of the North Bay fire relief efforts.