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Matt Kawahara

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Sacramento, CA, United States

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Past articles by Matt:

A’s mulling different structures for starting rotation: ‘It will be flexible’

The Oakland A’s have mostly used a five-man starting rotation in recent years. But personnel and other factors this season could produce a different approach. → Read More

What are the A's biggest lineup questions heading into spring training?

The A's head into spring training with major question marks over which players will earn playing time at different positions. → Read More

Giants postpone Carlos Correa intro, awaiting test results after issue in physical

The San Francisco Giants postponed the press conference to introduce Carlos Correa; The Chronicle was told that the team and Correa are awaiting test results. → Read More

Aledmys Díaz eyes bigger role with A’s, chance to make an impact

After four seasons as a Houston utilityman, Aledmys Díaz said that his deal with the Oakland Athletics is a chance for more regular playing time, a key factor in his signing with the A’s as a free agent. → Read More

A’s add versatility with signings of Jace Peterson, Aledmys Díaz

Jace Peterson said he expects to “play a little bit of everywhere” next season with... → Read More

Is the Bay Area heading back to mandatory masking? Here’s what to expect

Bay Area health officials are encouraging people to put face coverings on amid a rise in viruses like COVID, flu and RSV, but don’t expect mask mandates. → Read More

Time to wear a mask again? Here’s what Bay Area health experts say amid rising COVID cases

Mask mandates were lifted months ago in California. With case numbers and hospitalizations up, what’s the latest thinking on risk? → Read More

‘Swarm’ of variants is driving up California COVID cases. Is this the start of the next surge?

New coronavirus subvariants are rapidly spreading across the country and California. Cases... → Read More

COVID, flu and RSV spikes are straining Bay Area hospitals — and it’s hitting ‘our youngest children’

Triple blow of COVID, flu and RSV causing real concern among health officials. → Read More

Is it the flu, RSV or COVID? Here’s the latest ‘tripledemic’ advice from Bay Area experts

If you develop symptoms of a respiratory illness, how can you figure out what you have?... → Read More

COVID in California: UCSF’s Wachter now says he won’t dine indoors in S.F.

He reversed his personal stance on indoor dining in San Francisco. → Read More

Ex-San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy hired by Texas Rangers

Bruce Bochy, who managed three San Francisco Giants title teams, is the new manager of the Texas Rangers, who announced they’ve hired Bochy on a three-year contract. → Read More

A’s Seth Brown getting a look in center field

The Oakland Athletics are giving Seth Brown more time in an unusual spot late in the... → Read More

A’s activate Ramón Laureano, place starter Adam Oller on IL

The Oakland Athletics activated outfielder Ramón Laureano from the injured list and... → Read More

A’s call up Shea Langeliers, release Stephen Piscotty amid roster moves

The Oakland Athletics called up top catching prospect Shea Langeliers and released... → Read More

A’s Zach Logue roughed up by Astros in return to rotation, offense silent in 8-0 loss

Left-hander Zach Logue, in the latest of a sporadic series of chances in the Oakland... → Read More

A’s designate Jed Lowrie for assignment among roster moves

The Oakland Athletics designated veteran infielder Jed Lowrie for assignment in the wake... → Read More

‘It’s a heads-up play’: Why an A’s infielder let a pop-up drop Monday

Oakland Athletics rookie infielder Nick Allen tried a bit of strategy Monday, letting a... → Read More

A’s mount 6-run inning, withstand 7 Angels solo homers to win 8-7

The Oakland Athletics scored six runs in the third inning and then held off the Angels,... → Read More

A’s Ramón Laureano focuses forward on outfield dives after a costly misplay

After a missed catch led to an inside-the-park homer in Texas, Oakland Athletics... → Read More