Mike Gallego


ANAHEIM -- Bud Black has rejoined the Los Angeles Angels as a special assistant to the general manager.


On a day the A’s fired a coach and added another sad chapter to a dismal season, they took the field and registered one of their more inspiring victories.


It’s easy to go snotty and say, “Oh, so Mike Gallego is the reason the A’s have the worst one-run record in baseball,” or “Well, a new third-base coach will fix it,” or even “Someone has to teach


The A’s fired third-base coach Mike Gallego on Monday and replaced him with Ron Washington, who has been working with the team since May as a special infield instructor.