NEW YORK (AP) — On a night usually dominated by news of players let loose, the Washington Nationals and Oakland Athletics filled pitching needs with trades.
The Oakland Athletics made another high-profile move on Monday, acquiring closer Jim Johnson from the Baltimore Orioles for second baseman Jemile Weeks. The Athletics team Twitter account announced the move late Monday night: The #Athletics...Show More Summary
In 2013, Scott Kazmir revitalized his career with the Cleveland Indians. In 2014, he'll be compensated quite handsomely for doing so, as he has reportedly signed a two-year contract with the Oakland Athletics. From Jim Bowden of ESPN: Kazmir...Show More Summary
Jose Canseco is an odd dude. At one time he was one of the best players in baseball (when he played for the Oakland Athletics). Then he admitted to steroid use and decided to rat out a bunch of other guys who supposedly juiced. At that point, baseball wanted nothing do with him anymore. Since(...)
Shortstop Addison Russell was drafted in 2012 by the Oakland Athletics and in his first professional season in 2013 - reached AAA for a cup of coffee after spending much of the minor league season in A-ball in the California League.Show More Summary
It seems like GM Billy Beane has found a formula for building a MLB team in Oakland that can contend for the playoffs - even if they aren't as good as other teams when they get into the postseason. The A's are a division rival of the...Show More Summary
After nine seasons with the Atlanta Braves, veteran right-hander Tim Hudson is headed back to the Bay Area, where he began his MLB career. Only this time he'll be pitching for the San Francisco Giants, not the Oakland Athletics. FoxShow More Summary
"Welcome to AT&T Park, home of the San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics." Don't laugh. We might actually be saying that in real life before long. As reported by Phillip Matier and Andrew Ross of the San Francisco Chronicle, Major...Show More Summary
Oakland is negotiating a new lease.
Major League Baseball is reportedly willing to help the Oakland Athletics play in the crosstown rival San Francisco Giants' AT&T Park if Coliseum officials can't agree to a deal on a new short-term lease for the club. Sources informed...Show More Summary
Oakland heads into the offseason with team control over nearly all of its roster and back-to-back AL West crowns, so chances are that there will be more tweaking than wholesale changes going on under GM Billy Beane's watchful eye over...Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Angels were one of the most disappointing teams in baseball. After entering the 2013 season with a lot of hype, they never developed into a serious contender, finishing 18 games behind the Oakland Athletics in the AL West. Now, the effort to fix the roster begins. Show More Summary
From 2012 to 2013 the Oakland Athletics kept their roster mostly intact. In both seasons, they went as far as Game 5 of the ALDS. Chances are, they'll keep this roster in 2014 as well, but if they want to get over the hump, there are...Show More Summary
Grant Balfour has been a force at the back of the Oakland Athletics' bullpen for the last three years, but could be on his way out now that his contract has expired. After the A's second straight trip to the American League DivisionShow More Summary
Just as they do every offseason, the Oakland Athletics must make decisions on key free agents, arbitration-eligible players and potential trades. Yet this year, the stakes are very high. The A's are coming off a repeat AL West championship. Show More Summary
With Game 1 of the 2013 World Series taking place on Wednesday, it is unofficially the 25th anniversary of Kirk Gibson's legendary walk-off home run for the Los Angeles Dodgers against Dennis Eckersley and the Oakland Athletics. I say...Show More Summary
On this day in 1989, a 7.1 Richter magnitude earthquake rattled San Francisco during the San Francisco Giants – Oakland Athletics World Series game. Also on this day in 1989, my mom told my dad to find a new job because she didn’t want to live with the San Francisco shakes anymore. #AtlantaMigrants Peaches Stefan [...]
The city of Oakland’s marquee professional teams—the Oakland Raiders, Oakland Athletics and Golden State Warriors—have been in limbo as surrounding areas eye relocation. But the city is putting together a plan to nail their futures down long term. A report from Contra Costa Times outlines how a group of Raiders fans were expected to attend [...]
Another year, another loss in the Division Series for the Oakland Athletics. There are some teams that are better equipped to perform well over the course of 162 games as opposed to a short series, though it's not like the A's didn't have chances to defeat Detroit. No matter. Show More Summary
Last night, the high-powered, higher-priced Detroit Tigers, led by Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder, defeated the plucky, Moneyballin’ Oakland Athletics, led by Yosemite Carpool and other people, 3-0 after Justin Verlander pitched 8 beautiful innings to stymie the A’s for just 2 hits. Obviously, there wasn’t much inside of Verlander’s brain last night other than, “MUST.