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A’s trade Wilmer Font to Rays

The A’s receive minor league reliever Peter Bayer. The Oakland A’s traded pitcher Wilmer Font to the Rays on Friday, the team announced. Font had been designated for assignment on Wednesday. In return, they received minor league pitcher Peter Bayer. Font entered the season as a popular sleeper prospect for …

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Game #51: A’s Drop Opener to Diamondbacks

Manaea rocked, pulled in fourth Read all the Game Thread Action here Well, this Friday night game thread didn’t exactly start our weekend out right; the A’s were down early and often tonight. Sean Manaea has been terrific in every single one of his starts, but not tonight. Pulled with …

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Celtics vs. Cavs: Cleveland needs a home win to stay alive

Boston leads best-of-seven series 3-2. Cavaliers 54, Celtics 43 (halftime) A stellar second quarter gave Cleveland a double-digit advantage, especially with the group of Jeff Green, Kyle Korver, Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr. teaming with LeBron James. It was James who led everyone with 25 points, but the Cavs …

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Game Thread #51: A’s vs. Diamondbacks

Good evening and welcome to Friday night baseball! We’re going for our fifth consecutive Friday night win. Tonight’s game features Sean Manaea facing off against Patrick Corbin; what should be a terrific pitching match-up. Corbin started the season off well, but his velocity has been down lately (too many sliders?), …

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