Roenis Elias #29, Robinson Cano #22, and Hisashi Iwakuma #18 of the Seattle Mariners get ready in the dugout before the game against the Oakland Athletics at Coliseum on Sunday, April 6, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Brad Mangin)

Baseball in Oakland is always fun

The 2014 baseball season started with games in Oakland.

Javier Baez of the Chicago Cubs bats during a spring training game against the Cleveland Indians at Cubs Park in Mesa, Arizona on March 7, 2014. Photo by Brad Mangin

Cubs fans: Here comes Javier Baez!

Javier Baez is the next great Cubs ballplayer.

Quite moments in spring training are always special to come by, and this conversation between student and pupil before a game in Peoria is a favorite of mine. Coach and legend George Brett offering tips to the kid, Eric Hosmer. (Photo by Brad Mangin)

My favorite pictures from 2013

I thought I would look back at my favorite pictures from 2013.


Cox, La Russa, Torre elected to Hall of Fame

Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa, and Joe Torre were unanimously elected to Hall of Fame.

Kurt Suzuki #22 and Jarrod Parker #11 of the Oakland Athletics celebrate with champagne in the clubhouse after the A's defeated the Minnesota Twins 11-7 to clinch the American League Western Division title at Coliseum on Sunday, September 22, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Brad Mangin)

The A’s win the West. AGAIN!

The Oakland A’s won their second straight AL West title.

Chris Young #25 of the Oakland Athletics runs to first base against the Texas Rangers during the game at Coliseum on Sunday, August 4, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Brad Mangin)

I love shooting overhead. Volume 146

I had fun shooting the A’s game from upstairs on Sunday.

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees grimaces after being hit by a pitch during first inning action against the Oakland Athletics during the game at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on August 18, 2009 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Brad Mangin)

A-Rod is a lightning rod

Alex Rodriguez is a fraud and a liar.

Bat boy Austin Ginn of the Oakland Athletics stands in front of the team during the National Anthem before the game against the Los Angeles Angels during the game at Coliseum on 1969 Turn Back the Clock Day on Saturday, July 27, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Brad Mangin)

Turn back the clock to 1969 in Oakland

The Oakland A’s wore their awesome 1969 gold uniforms on Saturday.