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Oakland A’s to use Excite Ballpark as alternative training site

July 10, 2020

OAKLAND, Calif. – The Oakland A’s will use Excite Ballpark in San Jose as their alternative training site for the 2020 season, the Club announced today. All players not on the active roster or taxi squad are assigned to the alternative training site and will report to San Jose this

OAKLAND, Calif. – The Oakland A’s will use Excite Ballpark in San Jose as their alternative training site for the 2020 season, the Club announced today. All players not on the active roster or taxi squad are assigned to the alternative training site and will report to San Jose this weekend.

“We are grateful to the San Jose Giants for their partnership in this unique endeavor for baseball. We look forward to working with Dan Orum and his staff in San Jose for the duration of the 2020 season. Additionally, Larry Baer, Farhan Zaidi, and the San Francisco Giants organization were instrumental in making this happen and I appreciate their willingness to collaborate across the Bay,” said Oakland A’s General Manager David Forst. “We’re excited for our players to continue their development and preparation to potentially join our Major League Club at some point this season.”

All practices and baseball-related activities by the A’s in San Jose are closed to the public and media, consistent with MLB guidance to ensure the health and safety of the players.