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Oakland A’s Player, Chicago Mayor Host Thanksgiving for Syrian Refugees

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

Oakland Athletics’s pitcher Sean Doolittle hosted an atypical Thanksgiving dinner with his girlfriend Thursday, inviting 17 Syrian refugee families to join the festivities.

Brett Lawrie Trade Rumors: Latest News and Speculation on Athletics 2B's Future

After just one season as a member of the Oakland Athletics, infielder Brett Lawrie could very well be on the move via trade this offseason. Continue for updates. Report: A's 'Likely' to Deal Lawrie Friday, Nov. 27 In the wake of theShow More Summary

A's Acquire Jed Lowrie From Astros for Minor League Reliever

5 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Infielder Jed Lowrie was acquired by the Oakland Athletics from the Houston Astros on Wednesday for minor league right-hander Brendan McCurry.

Steph Curry Picked Up a Pretty Modest House Outside of Oakland (Pics)

To be clear, the $3.2 million that was just paid for his Walnut Creek house is a tremendous sum of money to 99.99% of the population, but it’s really not that much for an athlete of Steph Curry’s caliber. The guy is doing his best to lock up this year’s MVP race by game No. 20, […]

Jed Lowrie to Athletics: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

The Oakland Athletics let infielder Jed Lowrie walk in free agency one year ago, but the team realized its mistake and made amends. The Astros confirmed they shipped pitcher Brendan McCurry to the Athletics in return for Lowrie on Wednesday. Show More Summary

Jesse Chavez to Blue Jays: Latest Trade Details, Comments, Reaction

Needing to upgrade their pitching staff this offseason, the Toronto Blue Jays reportedly struck a deal with the Oakland Athletics for veteran right-hander Jesse Chavez. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports first reported the deal, adding that the Athletics will receive Liam Hendriks in return. Show More Summary

Athletics Add Versatile Lefty Rich Hill on $6 Million Deal

last weekSports / Baseball : Bats

Left-hander Rich Hill agreed to a $6 million, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics on Friday, giving the low-budget franchise a versatile, experienced pitcher who can handle a variety of roles.

Rich Hill to Athletics: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

The Oakland Athletics are to sign free-agent left-handed pitcher Rich Hill to a one-year, $6 million contract, pending a physical, per Jane Lee of Hill, an 11-year veteran, started four games for the Boston Red Sox in 2015 and was 2-1 with a 1.55 ERA. Show More Summary

Dallas Keuchel Wins AL Outstanding Pitcher at 2015 Players Choice Awards

After an incredible 2015 season, Houston Astros starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel was named the American League Outstanding Pitcher at the Players Choice Awards on Monday, MLB announced. The Houston ace beat out Oakland Athletics standout...Show More Summary

Former third baseman Eric Chavez hired as special assistant to Angels GM Billy Eppler

Former major league third baseman Eric Chavez, who played 17 seasons with the Oakland Athletics, New York Yankees and Arizona Diamondbacks, has been hired as a special assistant to new Angels General Manager Billy Eppler. Chavez, 37, retired as a player after the 2014 season and spent 2015 as a...

Bold managing can have beautiful results in baseball playoffs; ask Bruce Bochy or Tony La Russa

The fourth game of the 1992 American League Championship Series was tied, 6-6, when Oakland designated hitter Harold Baines led off the bottom of the ninth inning with a single. Up stepped Athletics slugger Mark McGwire, who had bashed 42 homers that season. Off went pinch-runner Eric Fox, who...

Billy Beane’s water bill is larger than the A’s payroll (well, almost)

With his “Moneyball” tactics, Oakland Athletics executive Billy Beane proved that you don’t have to spend a lot of money to field a successful baseball team. His scrupulous ways do not extend to the water usage at his home. According to public utility records obtained by Denis Cuff of the Bay Area News Group, Beane’s […]

Dan Haren to retire. Is he a HOFer?

Following the end of the Chicago Cubs playoff season, Pitcher, Dan Haren will complete his career as a Major League Baseball player. Haren entered MLB in 2003 with the St. Louis Cardinals and following a move to the Oakland Athletics, he would make his first All Star roster in 2007. Show More Summary

Michael Nolan, Former A's Draft Pick, Dies at 23 After Drive-by Shooting

Oakland Athletics prospect Michael Nolan died at 23 years old on Thursday as a result of injuries he suffered in a drive-by shooting on Sept. 18. "On behalf of the entire A's organization, I send my deepest condolences to Donna and Jimmy Nolan," said A's general manager David Forst in a statement from the team's Twitter account. Show More Summary

A's Promote Billy Beane to VP of Baseball Operations, David Forst to GM

The Oakland Athletics aren't in the playoffs after three consecutive prior appearances, but they aren't wavering in their support of front office executives Billy Beane and David Forst. The team announced Monday that Beane was promoted...Show More Summary

Semien's 13th-Inning HR Lifts Athletics to 7-5 Win

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Marcus Semien hit a two-run homer in the 13th inning to lift the Oakland Athletics to a 7-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night.

Valencia's 2-Run HR Lifts Athletics Over Mariners 4-2

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Danny Valencia hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning, lifting the Oakland Athletics over the Seattle Mariners 4-2 Friday night.

Angels' playoff hopes take hit in 8-7 loss to Oakland Athletics

If the Angels only have four days left in their season, this is the day that will haunt them. Four errors. Seven unearned runs. One critical loss. As the Angels dressed and hurried to catch a plane Wednesday evening, they did so with a sobering realization. They had their postseason destiny in...

Oakland Athletics hire Justine Siegal as MLB's first female coach

The National League has existed for nearly 140 years. Major League Baseball has for more than 110. In that time, there have been no female coaches among the professional ranks.

Justine Siegal Hired By Oakland Athletics, Becomes First Female Coach For The A’s

Justine Siegal was recently hired by Oakland Athletics, making her the first female coach for the A’s. The announcement was made on Tuesday, September 29, revealing that Siegal was hired for a two-week stint as a guest instructor with their Instructional League club in Arizona. Show More Summary

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