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Bob Melvin gets 3-year contract to manage Padres

Mon, 2021-11-01 09:07

The San Diego Padres announced the hiring of Bob Melvin as manager on Monday, bringing a veteran presence to an exciting team that imploded down the stretch. Melvin takes his 18 years of big league managerial experience to a team where his two predecessors had no experience as a major league skipper before they were hired. Melvin, 60, signed a three-year contract.

Oakland vs. Las Vegas: It's A Baseball Battle Bigger Than The World Series

Sat, 2021-10-30 22:00

MLB wants the team to announce a decision on the A’s fate before the end of the year. For most of the baseball season, Oakland fans haven’t felt overly confident that their beloved Athletics would stay put after hearing about all those jaunts A’s management made to Southern Nevada this summer to scout 20 potential sites for a new ballpark.

Saturday Rockpile: If Oakland sells, the Rockies should buy

Sat, 2021-10-30 05:00

We will have to wait until next season to see what impact Melvin makes on a Padres organization thirsty to become a perennial contender, but what this move means for Oakland is a question that we may quickly get an answer to. Many consider Melvin’s departure, which was allowed by Oakland without requiring compensation despite the fact he was already under contract, as a sign of things to come for the A’s: It was a clear sign from management that the A’s likely won’t be all-in on contending again...

AP source: Padres hire Oakland’s Bob Melvin as manager

Fri, 2021-10-29 16:53

The San Diego Padres have hired Bob Melvin away from the Oakland Athletics to be their new manager, according to a person with knowledge of the agreement.

Here are the best BART options if Oakland Athletics choose stadium site near Jack London Square

Fri, 2021-10-29 16:20

Then, they walked from Lake Merritt Bart to Howard Terminal and repeated the walk from the 12th Street Station - live streaming on Facebook the whole way. They call it the Howard Terminal Experiment. Here are Casey's reviews: TREK 1 - Oakland Coliseum BART to Championship Plaza Distance: 0.4 Miles (0.3 Miles to D Gate) Time: 8 minutes Pace: 18:02 / mile Level Of Difficulty: 1/10 Review: Simple, straight-forward, clean and easy.

Who should A's hire as new manager to replace Bob Melvin?

Fri, 2021-10-29 13:40

The Oakland A’s need a new manager. This week, before the offseason has even officially begun, longtime skipper Bob Melvin jumped to the San Diego Padres. That leaves a big hole to fill in the A’s dugout.

MLB Team Roundup: Oakland Athletics

Fri, 2021-10-29 12:46

Ryan Boyer recaps the Athletics' 2021 season and braces for a likely roster overhaul in 2022. (Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports)

Chris Bassitt, Athletics reflect on Bob Melvin's stunning exit

Fri, 2021-10-29 11:04

Bob Melvin's departure from the A's after 11 seasons stunned many within the organization, who will be sad to see the 60-year-old move on.

Melvin leaves the A's for a franchise that cares

Fri, 2021-10-29 10:45

He wasn’t always appreciated, not in the manner that clubs cherished the presence of a Bruce Bochy, Mike Scioscia, Ned Yost or Bobby Cox in recent years. Going back to the first connections between Billy Beane and Sandy Alderson in the A’s front office, there was curious dismissal of a manager’s importance. Art Howe, Ken Macha and Bob Geren, among others, often felt like puppets under Beane’s stewardship.

Alameda County Board of Supervisors To Take Key Vote On Oakland A's Waterfront Ballpark

Fri, 2021-10-29 00:00

The East Bay future of Major League Baseball's Oakland A's hangs in the balance Tuesday as the Alameda County Board of Supervisors were preparing to take a key vote on the proposed waterfront ballpark at the Howard Terminal. Jocelyn Moran reports.

AP source: Padres hire Oakland's Bob Melvin as manager

Thu, 2021-10-28 22:39

The San Diego Padres have hired Bob Melvin away from the Oakland Athletics to be their new manager, according to a person with knowledge of the agreement. The person spoke with The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday because the hiring hadn't been formally announced. The 60-year-old Melvin will receive a three-year contract, the person said.

Source: Padres hire Oakland's Bob Melvin as manager

Thu, 2021-10-28 21:46

The San Diego Padres have hired Bob Melvin from the Oakland Athletics as their new manager, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. The person spoke with The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday because the hiring hadn't been officially announced. The 60-year-old Melvin will receive a three-year deal, the person said.

AP source: Padres hire Oakland's Bob Melvin as manager

Thu, 2021-10-28 20:15

The San Diego Padres have hired Bob Melvin away from the Oakland Athletics to be their new manager, according to a person with knowledge of the agreement. The person spoke with The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday because the hiring hadn't been formally announced. The 60-year-old Melvin will receive a three-year contract, the person said.

AP source: Padres hire Oakland's Bob Melvin as manager

Thu, 2021-10-28 18:00

The San Diego Padres have hired Bob Melvin from the Oakland Athletics as their new manager, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. The person spoke with The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday because the hiring hadn't been officially announced. The 60-year-old Melvin will receive a three-year deal, the person said.

A's Sean Murphy, Matt Olson, Matt Chapman named Gold Glove finalists

Thu, 2021-10-28 17:53

As of Aug. 22, the SABR Defensive Index ranked Murphy as the AL’s top catcher. Gold Glove awards are calculated by a mix of manager and coaches’ votes and the SABR Index, which accounts for about 25%. Kansas City’s Salvador Perez, a five-time Gold Glove winner, and Houston’s Martin Maldonado, who owns one Gold Glove, are the other AL finalists.

MLB Twitter reacts to Bob Melvin joining Padres in shocking move

Thu, 2021-10-28 17:53

Twitter reacted to the shocking news that Bob Melvin was leaving the A's to become the new manager of the Padres.

AP source: Padres hire Oakland's Bob Melvin as manager

Thu, 2021-10-28 17:31

The San Diego Padres have hired Bob Melvin away from the Oakland Athletics to be their new manager, according to a person with knowledge of the agreement. The 60-year-old Melvin will receive a three-year contract, the person said. Melvin replaces Jayce Tingler, who was fired Oct. 6 after a second-half collapse dropped the Padres from a solid grip on the NL’s second wild card spot to finishing with a losing record for the 10th time in 11 seasons.

MLB rumors: Bob Melvin, Padres agree to three-year managerial contract

Thu, 2021-10-28 17:01

Bob Melvin is leaving the A's to become the manager of the San Diego Padres, sources confirm to NBC Sports California.

2021 Gold Glove finalists: Matt Chapman, Matt Olson, Sean Murphy in the running for defensive awards

Thu, 2021-10-28 13:45

Awards season is heating up, and the Oakland A’s have a few more players in the running for hardware. On Thursday, finalists were announced for the 2021 Gold Glove awards. Each league has an award at each position, and there are three finalists for each spot.

Three Oakland A's among MLB's Gold Glove finalists

Thu, 2021-10-28 12:43

A’s infield anchors Matt Chapman and Matt Olson and catcher Sean Murphy were recognized among the top defensive players in the game on Thursday and named finalists for the Gold Glove Award. The winners of the award, which recognizes each league’s best defensive players at each position, will be announced Nov. 7. The announcement on Thursday was to reveal the final three players at every position as picked by MLB managers and coaches with input from the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR).

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