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The Coliseum experience gets upgraded

Also, some updates on the search for a new stadium and why the Coliseum is my favorite place to watch baseball.

Oakland A’s 2017 Community Prospect List #24: Raul Alcantara faces make-or-break spring

He's been on the Community Prospect List for years, but one way or other this will be his last appearance.

An honest discussion about a ballpark’s transportation needs

For an A's ballpark at Howard Terminal, how should Oakland bridge the 1 mile distance from BART? — newballpark (@newballpark) February 6, 2017 The discussion always starts the same way. I throw out a question or poll to my Twitter followers about transportation at Howard Terminal.

Jesse Hahn is a dark horse to crack the A’s rotation

Will moving back to his old arm slot make Jesse Hahn a good pitcher again?

Former A’s fan favorite Nick Swisher announces retirement

Former Oakland Athletics first baseman and outfielder Nick Swisher announced his retirement on Friday via The Players' Tribune,

Oakland A’s spring training 2017: 5 early developments to follow

You know about the big things, like Sonny and the rookie hitters, but what about the rest of the team?

Chip Hale finds comfortable landing spot with Athletics

MESA, Ariz.  -- The day in early October when Chip Hale lost his job as manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks, he called his good friend Bob Melvin. Just to talk.

Former Diamondbacks manager Hale at home with A’s as coach

MESA, Ariz. (AP) The day in early October when Chip Hale lost his job as manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks, he called his good friend Bob Melvin. Just to talk.

Oakland A’s 2017 Community Prospect List #23: Heath Fillmyer’s steep learning curve

From college infielder to MLB spring training as a pitcher? He's our newest Community Prospect List member.

Rajai Davis eager to get started in second stint with A’s

MESA, Ariz. (AP) Rajai Davis pulled on his Athletics cap straight away when he walked into Hohokam Stadium, then grabbed his sparkling new white cleats specked with green and took an admiring glance