Athletics rookie catcher Sean Murphy has undergone surgery on his left knee and is expected to be fully recovered for the start of spring training in February.
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MLB commissioner Rob Manfred told Oakland officials that Las Vegas could be a possible relocation site for the A's if the city didn't drop its lawsuit blocking the sale of the Coliseum to the team.
Look away, Pirates and D-backs fans! We identify which eliminated teams have the most former players starring in new homes this postseason.
Can the Rays go to Houston and take down the Astros? Buster and Keith Law discuss that after reacting to the triumphant return of Yandy Diaz, Charlie Morton's strong start and Oakland's stumble in another winner-take-all game (14:57). Plus, Sarah Langs and "The Numbers Game" (41:13).
In the year of the long ball, Tampa Bay hit four home runs -- two by Yandy Diaz -- for a wild-card win and a date with Houston in the American League Division Series.
Yandy Diaz slugged baseball's lowest spender into a matchup with mighty Houston, Charlie Morton silenced the powerful Athletics on the mound, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat Oakland at its own game 5-1 in the AL wild-card round Wednesday night.
Buster speaks to Susan Slusser ahead of tonight's winner-take all AL Wild Card game to discuss Oakland's decision to start Sean Manaea, the crazy crowd expected and how the A's have learned from last year's mistakes.
A top reliever melts down, a young star emerges and one team moves on. With that, Buster welcomes Dave Schoenfield to break down the wild NL Wild Card game that was (11:05). Then, ESPN's Matt Vasgersian talks about the crazy atmosphere expected for tonight's AL Wild Card (27:11) and Susan Sussman of the San Fransisco Chronicle (34:53) and Marc Topkin of The Tampa Bay Times (39:20) preview tonight's A's/Rays showdown. Plus, "Hembo Knows" (43:50).
The NL wild-card game had drama, memorable moments and (of course) home runs. Will the AL game be able to deliver the same?
Wild-card foes Oakland and Tampa Bay are showing that you don't have to spend huge money to be successful. Here's how they've done it.
Manager Bob Melvin announced that Sean Manaea will take the mound for the A's to start the wild-card game against the Rays and Charlie Morton.
Can the Dodgers win their first title since 1988? Or will the Astros, Yankees or Twins finish off 100-plus-win seasons with a World Series trophy? Our experts make their postseason picks.
As teams start the quest for World Series glory, we've got inside intel, odds for every series and names to know to get you set for the postseason.
Some have fallen just short of the biggest prize. Others are trying to bring a first World Series title to their city. Who enters the postseason with the most weight on their shoulders?
The Astros, Yankees and Dodgers clearly were up to the task all season, but which teams were pleasant surprises and which ones disappointed?
Balls have been leaving the yard at record rates all season long. Here's what that means for the postseason.
Sorting through the playoff field, we asked our experts to predict how this October will unfold and which postseason heroes will emerge.
Kyle Seager hit a two-run homer in the first inning, promising prospect Kyle Lewis added an RBI single and the Seattle Mariners closed out the season with a 3-1 win over the playoff-bound Oakland Athletics on Sunday.
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The 2019 MLB playoff field is officially set. The Brewers and Nats will meet in the NL wild-card game with the winner facing the Dodgers in one NLDS and Cardinals-Braves the other. The Rays will face the A's in the AL wild-card game with the winner playing the Astros in one ALDS and Twins-Yankees the other matchup.
Can Kenley Jansen still dominate? Will Jack Flaherty's hot hand keep sizzling? We examine the big questions for the 10 postseason-bound ballclubs.
Ramon Laureano hit a solo home run in the third inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 1-0 on Saturday night, clinching home-field advantage for the American League wild-card game.
Playoff positioning, awards arguments, statistical titles -- they're all coming down to the wire. Here are the MLB matchups to watch.