6:14 PM EDT, Mon April 27, 2015

VIDEO: Fuld's fielding Freeses Angel's third baseman

Athletics center fielder Sam Fuld has robbed Angels third baseman David Freese for the second time this series. Here, Fuld makes a diving catch on a shallow line drive to end the first inning and strand a runner at first. Monday night, Fuld made a...

VIDEO: Fuld's diving catch prevents Angel run

Athletics center fielder Sam Fuld kept his team ahead 4-3 with this diving catch in the bottom of the third Monday night at Angels Stadium of Anaheim. David Freese had singled on a line drive to center with two outs, driving in two in the first...

Super Sam Fuld is doing it all for A’s

From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan SlusserSam Fuld, Hank CongerSam Fuld scores in the first inning at Houston on Tuesday. AP Photo/Pat Sullivan Sam Fuld is holding down the leadoff spot for the A’s in Coco Crisp’s absence – and he has five multi-hit games, including two doubles tonight in Oakland’s 4-0 win over the Astros. He drilled a leadoff double in the first, went to third on a groundout by Mark Canha and scored on a sacrifice fly by Ben Zobrist. “That’s what we’ve been talking about all spring,” catcher Stephen Vogt said. “This team is going to have to do things a...
Fuld’s acrobatic catch has A’s marveling at his defensive skills

Fuld’s acrobatic catch has A’s marveling at his defensive skills

The A’s defense has had its share of issues the first eight games of the season, but there have also been some highlight film candidates, including Sam Fuld’s full-stretch dive in right-center to end the fifth inning Monday in Houston.… Continue Reading →
Rays Index Apr 10, 2015

[THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

RAYS (Off day) THE JUNKYARD DOGS WEBTOPIA… John Jaso became the 9th player the Rays have placed on the DL. Mikie Mahtook, a first round pick in the 2011 draft, has been called up for his big league debut. Mahtook has always reminded me of a bigger Sam Fuld, a […]
Athletics Nation Apr 5, 2015

A's Outfield Preview: Somebody Slap Me

Will the Athletics' speedy slap-hitting trio provide enough offense? In all of Billy Beane's wheelings and dealings this offseason, one area of the Oakland A's was left largely untouched: The outfield. Other than letting Jonny Gomes walk (an obvious decision), the A's made no moves with the outfield since re-acquiring Sam Fuld and jettisoning Yoenis Cespedes last year. With Coco Crisp's spate of injuries taking up his entire spring and possibly 6 more weeks, it's looking more and more likely that the A's cannot depend on him to be a consistent contributor. Whether he is ready for Opening...

Oakland A’s Sam Fuld still adjusting after injury to jaw

From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Hohokam Stadium Sam FuldSam Fuld in a game against Colorado this spring. Associated Press Sam Fuld, hit in by a throw en route to first base a week earlier, hasn’t been wearing a protective device for his face since returning to action Tuesday, but he’s considering it. Fuld peeled away from a throw while running up the line in yesterday’s game against the White Sox at Glendale, and he told me this morning that while it was pure instinct – a protective shield probably wouldn’t have helped keep his subconscious from veering – Fuld said he...

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