Ep. 5 — Shayna Rubin / @Sandlot408

Get to know A’s beat writer Shayna Rubin (Bay Area News Group) and hear what it’s like report at a game during the 2020 pandemic. Shayna and host Alex Espinoza discuss the pros/cons of the 60-game season, women in sports, the future of sports journalism and she drops some nuggets on some personalities on the A’s.

The Sideshow (1:15:02) features A’s superfan and LF Bleacher crew member Bryan Johansen (aka @Sandlot408 on Twitter/Instagram), who was part of the group that got to hang banners on the railings at the Oakland Coliseum. We discuss his experience returning to the Coliseum during the pandemic, how he became a pin collector and why he’s so obsessed with A’s outfielder Ramón Laureano.