After just missing out on the playoffs in 2021 and doing so for each of the three seasons before that, things didn’t go Oakland’s way last year in a 60-102 season. But the A’s have always been good at turning young talent into winners. One intriguing pickup was 28-year-old pitcher Shintaro Fujinami, who will be in the starting rotation. Top pitching prospect Ken Waldichuk is also worth watching after striking out a batter per inning in a brief stint in the majors. Young hitting prospects include 1B/C Tyler Soderstrom and infielder Zach Gelof, each of whom could blossom this season.
Since it became a baseball-only venue a few years ago, the Oakland Coliseum is trying to become more fan-friendly to the A’s fans. The Terrace, Lounge Seats, and Coppola Theater Boxes are all popular choices, and traditional suites are, of course, available all around the venue. Mini suites... MORE