Sonny Gray's spectacular Game 2 performance led A's manager Bob Melvin to start the rookie over veteran Bartolo Colon in Game 5 of the ALDS against Justin Verlander and the Tigers.
When is a home run not a home run? How many pitching changes can you fit on the head of a pin? For answers to these and other baseball rules questions, just 'Ask The Ump!'
Why wait to find out what's going to happen in MLB the rest of the year? Know it now by gazing into Off Base's crystal ball.
Ariel Prieto's past as a major leaguer from Cuba makes him the perfect interpreter for Yoenis Cespedes' present with the Oakland A's.
When it comes to arguing with umpires, "Sweet" Lou Piniella ranks among the game's all-time greats.
After a winter getting to know his players and tinkering with lineups, the Bob Melvin Era begins in Seattle.