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For data-driven Oakland A's, the 'IT coach' sets the defense

For eight years, A's coach Tye Waller has been collecting data on opposing players and methodically building an application that gives the team an advantage on defense and on the bases.

By August 17, 2014

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Google Glasses head to ballpark with Oakland A's pitchers

Relievers will be able to wear the high-tech specs on the field for team activities but not during games, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

By August 14, 2013

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Crunching data to drive in home runs

The team with the best record in baseball right now, the Oakland A's, has gotten there in part by using a high-tech tool to interpret the game's myriad stats. CNET's Kara Tsuboi explains more.

By August 17, 2014

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Take me out to the baseball app

Got peanuts; Cracker Jack; and root, root, rooting for the home team on your mind? Kara Tsuboi can help. With baseball season just a few days away, CNET's ace Tech Minute reporter (and Oakland A's fanatic) points you toward some must-have apps.

By March 28, 2014

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Light 'em up! Behind-the-scenes with fireworks pros

Fireworks shows are getting more elaborate with intricate designs and meticulously timed explosions. At the Oakland A's "Star Wars"-themed fireworks show by California-based Pyro Spectacular, CNET's Daniel Terdiman embraces his inner pyro for a behind-the-scenes look at the setup for these awesome displays.

By September 23, 2013

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Telerobotics helps sick teen toss a baseball 1,800 miles

Stricken with a rare blood disease, 13-year-old Nick LeGrande threw out the first pitch before Wednesday's A's-Yankees game thanks to a telerobotic pitching machine.

By June 12, 2013

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May the fireworks be with you

For the Pyro Spectacular team that put on a recent "Star Wars" themed fireworks show at the Oakland Coliseum, it's a dangerous all-day job to put together a 15-minute show. CNET got the inside scoop.

By October 5, 2013

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CNET News Daily Podcast: Fantasy baseball comes to game consoles

2K Sports introduces a stats-heavy sports game starring Billy Beane, general manager of MLB's Oakland A's.

By January 23, 2009

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Billy Beane's video game pitch: You, too, can be a baseball GM

MLB Front Office Manager lets players take on the role of running a team from the ground up and gives them expertise from famous Oakland A's GM Billy Beane.

By January 23, 2009