Joe Morgan was raised in Oakland, and also attended Castlemont High School, before beginning a Hall of Fame baseball career.
Carlos Correa hit a go-ahead, three-run homer after Michael Brantley's two-run shot in the fourth inning, helping the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 11-6 on Thursday to clinch their home-run heavy AL Division Series in four games.
The entire A's infield went deep in the win to keep Oakland alive.
Sean Murphy hit a two-run homer in the fourth against Codi Heuer as wives and families cheered from suites high above the diamond.
Oakland must win Game 2 on Wednesday at home to avoid another early playoff exit.
Oakland gets its shot against the Chicago White Sox in the best-of-three wild-card round having advanced just once during 11 previous playoff trips since 2000
The Oakland Athletics clinched their first AL West title since 2013 on Monday night with an assist from the rival Houston Astros.
The Giants earned their first win in six tries during this year's Bay Bridge Series and go into the season's final week chasing a playoff spot.
Lefty starter Jesús Luzardo (3-2) gave up five hits over six innings, striking out seven without a walk. He ended a four-start winless stretch.
Richard Sherman will be on the injured reserve list.
KTVU's Joe Fonzi reports on Javon Kinlaw who is looking to make his NFL debut with the San Francisco 49ers this weekend.
A number of Northern California wildfires sent a thick, sometimes orange-glowing haze over the area Wednesday that left the Bay Area in an eerie darkness all day. The sun was blocked by the smoke.
The 49ers were treated to an apocalyptic view of Levi’s Stadium Wednesday as they prepared for Sunday’s season opener.
The San Francisco 49ers, the defending NFC champions, begin the 2020 season on Sunday, but no fans will be in attendance in Santa Clara to witness it. Plus, team owners from around the league announced a COVID-19 testing plan.
This comes after a broken foot in mid-June.
Oakland faces playing three doubleheaders in a seven-day span starting next Tuesday.
The team said the games are postponed through Wednesday to give them more time for continued testing and contact tracing.
A member of the Oakland A's organization has tested positive for COVID-19, leading to the postponement of the team's game against the Astros while the Athletics self-isolate.
The Houston Astros and Oakland Athletics jointly walked off the field following a moment of silence, draping a Black Lives Matter T-shirt across home plate as they chose not to play on Friday night.
Following the lead of multiple sports teams who decided not to play in protest of the police shooting of Jacob Blake, the Athletics said are joining in the fight against racial inequality.