Sean Doolittle wasn’t trying to make a political statement in November 2015, when the Oakland Athletics reliever and his now-fiancee, Eireann Dolan, sponsored a Thanksgiving dinner for 17 Syrian refugee families in Chicago. His motive was strictly humanitarian. “We just felt it was a way we could...
The Oakland Athletics of the 1970s are one of the more underappreciated teams in that era of baseball, receiving much less attention than the Big Red Machine, the mid-to-late 1970s Yankees, the “We Are Family” Pirates, and the 1969 Miracle Mets. Show More Summary
Henderson will also serve as an assistant to the team president of the Athletics
The Oakland Athletics infielder signed my two cards in blue Sharpie and kept the third card I sent - I saw he was pretty good about signing TTM, so I wrote to him c/o the Athletics [spring training] last year and eventually got a response back in January.
No hard feelings about leaving San Francisco for Santiago Casilla. He is focused on his second stint with Oakland, the place the hard-throwing reliever received his big league start. “There is a big part of my heart with the Athletics because they believed in me in the first place when they signed...
Michael Lewis' seminal book Moneyball, about the 2002 Oakland Athletics and their use of analytics to construct a winning baseball team on a shoestring budget, showed how important numbers, as opposed to gut feel, are to correctly analyzing...Show More Summary
The Golden State Warriors, Oakland Athletics and Oakland Raiders have presented a $750,000 check to aid victims from last month's deadly warehouse fire nearby in Oakland
Veteran reliever Santiago Casilla has found a new home this offseason, agreeing to a deal with the Oakland Athletics. Robert Murray of FanRag Sports first reported Casilla and the A's were nearing agreement on a two-year deal. SusanShow More Summary
Outfielder Rajai Davis signed with the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday. Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports first reported Davis' one-year deal worth $6 million from the A's. Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle confirmed the deal, adding...Show More Summary
The Warriors, Athletics, and Raiders are leading emergency relief efforts
If you’re fed up with hearing about the Oakland Athletics’ half-assed quest to find a new stadium, MLB and the MLBPA want you to know they’re right there with you. A stipulation in the new collective bargaining agreement reclassifies the Athletics as a major-market team, which does away with the exception they were… Read more...
Outfielder Matt Joyce found a new home Wednesday, as he signed a two-year, $11 million contract with the Oakland Athletics. The team announced the move after Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports was the first to report the deal. Joyce, 32, hit.242 with 13 home runs, 45 runs and 42 RBI in 140 games with the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 2016 season. Show More Summary
Earlier this year Forbes valued the A's at $725 million.
Oakland Athletics managing partner and co-owner Lew Wolff is stepping down. According to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle, Athletics primary owner John Fisher will be taking over Wolff's role. Slusser also reported WolffShow More Summary
Sonny Gray is coming off a disastrous 2016 season, though that's not stopping the Oakland Athletics right-hander from generating interest on the trade market. According to MLB.com's Mark Bowman and Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal, the Atlanta Braves have looked at Gray as a potential trade option to bolster their starting rotation. More to follow. Show More Summary
The Oakland Athletics reportedly traded infielder Danny Valencia to the division-rival Seattle Mariners Saturday in exchange for pitching prospect Paul Blackburn. Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports first reported Valencia was on the move. Greg...Show More Summary
Seattle Mariners trade rumors reveal a deal with the Oakland Athletics to acquire another hitter. The Mariners and Athletics have already agreed to the terms of a deal that will have utility man Danny Valencia playing at Safeco Field for the 2017 MLB season. Show More Summary
Following a disappointing 2016 campaign, the Oakland Athletics are reportedly willing to listen to offers for starting pitcher Sonny Gray. According to Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com, the A's aren't actively shopping Gray but are open to a deal if the right one presents itself. More to follow. Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com
Many high profile athletes like New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony, TNT’s Charles Barkley, and Former NFL linebacker Ray Lewis have questioned 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick on what he really is trying to accomplish by kneeling during the playing of the National Anthem. Kaepernick answered them and many critics during the 49ers bye week as he […]
Everyone has an oily well of anger and resentment pooling inside their souls. Toss in the match of social media and next thing you know, KA-BOMB! Smash Mouth and the Oakland Athletics are at each other’s throats on Twitter. The band best known for hits such as “All-Star" and "I'm ... More »