Mr. Phillips spent half of his 18-year major league career with the Oakland Athletics, finding glory with them in a World Series delayed by an earthquake.
Tony Phillips, the feisty leadoff hitter and utility player who helped push the Angels to within one game of the 1995 playoffs, died Wednesday in Scottsdale, Ariz., of an apparent heart attack. He was 56. The Oakland Athletics, for whom Phillips played eight big-league seasons (1982-89) to start...
Former Major League Baseball utility man Tony Phillips has died at the age of 56 due to a heart attack. The Oakland Athletics, whom Phillips spent most of his career playing for, announced his death Friday on Twitter. For the modernShow More Summary
Tony Phillips, an infielder and outfielder who made the final defensive play in the Oakland Athletics' sweep of the Giants during the earthquake-interrupted 1989 World Series, has died. He was 56.
The Milwaukee Brewers sent Khris Davis to the Oakland Athletics in exchange for two prospects.
Khris Davis fulfills the Oakland Athletics' biggest need. But he comes at the expense of a power-hitting catching prospect.
On Friday, the Milwaukee Brewers announced they acquired catcher Jacob Nottingham in a trade with the Oakland Athletics. The Brewers also received minor league pitcher Bubba Derby in a deal that sent outfielder Khris Davis to Oakland. While...Show More Summary
The Milwaukee Brewers announced Friday that they traded outfielder Khris Davis to the Oakland Athletics for catcher Jacob Nottingham and pitcher Bubba Derby, both of whom are prospects. In 121 games last season, Davis hit a career-best...Show More Summary
The Milwaukee Brewers have traded power-hitting outfielder Khris Davis to the Oakland Athletics for a pair of prospects.
Have the analytics people infiltrated the NASCAR ranks? Maybe someone performs some serious homework for the major garages, toying in inefficiencies like the Oakland Athletics and Cleveland Browns (parting ways with Johnny Football doesn’t...Show More Summary
A study of former Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler's brain following his July death revealed that the Super Bowl-winning athlete was suffering from moderate brain trauma, a leading specialist in the field said on Wednesday.
Oakland Athletics catcher Stephen Vogt underwent surgery on his right elbow on Friday. Continue for updates. Vogt Expected to Be Ready by Opening Day Friday, Jan. 29 The team announced (via CSNBayArea.com) that the All-Star catcher, who hit 18 home runs last year, is expected to need four to six weeks to recover. Show More Summary
After spending the last year as sellers, the Oakland Athletics may be ready to start investing in their future with star outfielder Josh Reddick. According to John Hickey of the Bay Area News Group, the Athletics and Reddick are ready...Show More Summary
Henderson Alvarez can earn $1.6 million in performance bonuses based on starts in addition to his $4.25 million salary as part of his one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics.
Oakland made a step forward to improve their bullpen with the addition of free agent right-hander Henderson Alvarez in a one-year deal worth $4 million.
Professional baseball player Yonder Alonso, who was dealt by the San Diego Padres to the Oakland Athletics earlier this month, has put a penthouse condominium in Miami Beach on the market for $2.975 million. Recently renovated, the two-bedroom unit at the MEi Condominium building features open-plan...
After missing the 2014 season due to a second Tommy John surgery, it should be more than welcoming for right-handed pitcher Jarrod Parker to hear that he now has the opportunity to come back in the majors after the Oakland Athletics agreed to sign him for one-year contract that's worth $850,000, in the process avoiding arbitration.
Former Miami Marlins pitcher Henderson Alvarez signed a one-year contract with the Oakland A's worth approximately $4 million with "big incentives," according to Yahoo Sports' Jeff Passan. Chris Cotillo of SB Nation confirmed the deal. Show More Summary
A LOT of people were pumped to see "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" when it premiered on Thursday, including Oakland Athletics pitcher Sean Doolittle. He posted a hilarious video of him nodding his head to the classic theme song while in the car. Show More Summary
The Oakland Athletics traded third baseman Brett Lawrie to the Chicago White Sox for the right-handed pitcher J. B. Wendelken and the minor league left-hander Zack Erwin on Wednesday.