Eric Surkamp

Eric Surkamp

Height/Weight: 6' 5"/220 lbs
Bat: L
Throw: L
Born: Cincinnati, Ohio
College: North Carolina State
Draft: 2008 6th round by the

    Athletics, manager Mark Kotsay return home determined to put 102-loss season in rear-view mirror

    A 60-102 record was good for last place in the American League West and led to worst home attendance in Major League Baseball with an average of 9,973. “We'd love the opportunity to fill this place up,” Kotsay said Sunday before the Giants beat the A's 9-5. The Coliseum was far from full Sunday, and a good portion of the crowd of 11,325 was there to see the Giants and not the A's. Starting pitcher Ken Waldichuk, who will be in the starting rotation, struggled with his control and the A's had just an infield single and Tony Kemp's three-run double offensively until there were two outs in the ninth inning and a six-run deficit.

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    Odd sixth-inning gaffe highlights Giants' exhibition win vs. Athletics

    Even the best officials make mistakes and the umpires during the Giants-Oakland Athletics exhibition Sunday had a bizarre gaffe in the sixth inning.

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    Jeurys Familia, Athletics agree to one-year contract for 2023 MLB season

    The Athletics brought a familiar face back to the bullpen for the 2023 MLB season after agreeing to terms with reliever Jeurys Familia on a one-year contract.