James Kaprielian

James Kaprielian

Height/Weight: 6' 3"/225 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Laguna Hills, California
College: UCLA
Draft: 2015 1st round (16th pick) by the

    A's Likely Headed to Las Vegas Strip After Oakland Drops Ball

    Las Vegas has a lot of patience when it comes to waiting for the arrival of a major league sports team. Back in 2007, an investment group made a pitch to the National Hockey League's executive committee to bring a team to Sin City, but was not successful. It would be 10 more years before the city would land its first major league sports team and the NHL's Las Vegas Golden Knights would celebrate their inaugural season in 2017-18.

  • North Carolina Daily

    Former high school rivals face off for A's, Angels

    Former Orange County, Calif. prep pitching rivals Michael Lorenzen of the Los Angeles Angels and Cole Irvin of the Oakland Athletics duel as starters for the first time in their major league career when the American League West teams continue a three-game series Tuesday night. The clubs, both eliminated from the playoff chase, needed 10 innings to decide the series opener, with Oakland overcoming a strong effort by Angels starter pitcher Patrick Sandoval to rally from a four-run deficit into a 5...

  • Athletics Nation

    Elephant Rumblings: James Kaprielian finishes strong

    Happy Monday, Athletics Nation! A’s starter James Kaprielian has had his share of ups and downs this season, but he finished strong after a particularly rough August, with an ERA of 1.80 in his final four starts. Kaprielian was struggling as summer gave way to fall; he had an especially tough start against the Yankees on August 25 in which he allowed eight runs and six walks in just 2⅔ innings.