Bob Melvin

The Oakland A's manger talks playoff run, Puk debut, and more.

Jim Rome
August 22, 2019 - 10:38 am

Info & Stats: Oakland Athletics Manager

All Topics: Win over Yankees last night | Khris Davis breaking out of a slump last night | Davis’ slump | Marcus Semien’s game | A.J. Puk’s Major League debut last night | Putting Puk in a pressure spot right away | Puk coming back from Tommy John surgery | Chance to sweep Yankees tonight | Playing good baseball right now | Having a good clubhouse now

Aug 22nd 2019

Mar 13th 2019

All Topics: New season coming soon | In Japan now playing games | Having a special 2018 team | Feels like 2019 will be special too | Complements of him as a manager | Clubhouse atmosphere | Playing for the guy next to you | Last summer’s impressive run | Explains how much managing has changed over the years | Bruce Bochy’s last season managing


All Topics: 20 straights days of baseball | Grit and toughness of this club | 2018 club makeup | Bullpen’s play | Bullpen use evolving | Khris Davis | Davis not getting a lot of national attention | Improving their middle infield defense this season | Entire infield defense | Gold glove on the corners, with Matt Olson and Matt Chapman | Organizational goals

Sept 7th 2018