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.
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.
Technically Incorrect: In a critique of teams built on stats, the NBA analyst excoriates those who believe numbers are all. In fact, he says, there is no proof that numbers lead to winning.
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.
The football team, which plays its first game in its new stadium Sunday, worked with SAP to improve its scouting through the use of data analytics.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nokia was so wrong. Apple can be colorful, as its new, bouncy iPod ad proves. But there's an odd proliferation of what look like Target logos.