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Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:31:10 EDTThe A's won't exactly be easing into spring game action, readying instead to face the defending World Series champion Cubs on the road on Saturday.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:28:23 EDTLeft-hander Ross Detwiler intends to sneak his way onto the A's roster with a strong spring showing. Otherwise, he's likely out the door.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:57:47 EDTAnother season, another math problem for the Athletics: How to be last in the division in spending and remain competitive over 162 games?
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:28:53 EDTMLB.TV is back, and it's better than ever. Watch live out-of-market games -- including almost 300 Spring Training games and the World Baseball Classic (in U.S.) without blackouts -- on more than 400 devices.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:00:04 EDTThe Athletics made the most of a tough situation in 2016, using the non-competitive year to audition a host of rookies in the big leagues, all the while furthering the development its top prospects.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:52:40 EDTSeven years later, Mark Ellis has resumed the role of mentor to Adam Rosales, one of his many students gathering in the infield each morning for early work this spring. Ellis, in A's camp as a guest instructor, is urging him to do some of his own tutoring.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 18:10:28 EDTA's catcher Sean Murphy, the walk-on Wright State University catcher who blossomed into a third-round A's Draft pick, has a standout arm that's drawing attention in big league camp.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:36:37 EDTA's right-handers Sonny Gray and Kendall Graveman squared off Thursday in one of two intrasquad games, each dueling with a large handful of the team's better bats. Among the highlights was Mark Canha's two-out RBI double against Gray.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:13:40 EDTWho do the Athletics have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Oakland's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:28:38 EDTKendall Graveman is labelled a perfectionist by Oakland manager Bob Melvin as the right-hander soaks up as much information from some of the best pitchers in the game.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:30:57 EDTA's manager Bob Melvin is OK with the new rule that will allow a dugout sign to move a batter to first base for an intentional walk instead of having pitchers toss four balls.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:27:23 EDTGear up for Spring Training with updated authentic caps, jerseys, socks and more, and wear what your favorite A's are wearing.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 11:28:34 EDTJerry Dipoto knows that the Astros are favored to win the American League West, and if baseball analysts aren't talking about Jose Altuve's budding powerhouse, they're focused on the Rangers. Why not? They've won the AL West two years in a row.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:36:48 EDTSantiago Casilla is held up in the Dominican Republic by visa paperwork that was delayed because he was a late sign, only committing to a second tour with the A's -- via a two-year, $11 million deal -- in late January.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:27:43 EDTFrom baseball's brightest stars to the next great fantasy steal lurking on the A's depth chart, everything you need to know is one click away.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:01:14 EDTJesse Hahn was the A's No. 3 starter when the 2015 season opened, but he went down to injury after just 16 starts. He will get an early chance to showcase his talents Saturday.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:19:58 EDTRehabbing from Tommy John surgery is a long, arduous process that can be equal parts lonely and boring. Except A's right-hander Chris Bassitt has hardly been lonely, and only occasionally bored.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:38:44 EDTSean Doolittle is easing into spring action, after admittedly overextending himself in the early going of camp last year.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:00:00 EDTDave Kaval is making good on his promise to better the current fan experience and embrace the club's history while waiting for a new stadium in Oakland to take shape.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 15:05:41 EDTA's left fielder Khris Davis has bowed out of the World Baseball Classic, forgoing his invitation from Team Mexico to focus his energy on preparing for his second season in Oakland.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 18:07:25 EDTA's super-utility man Adam Rosales isn't so much attached to his gloves, but he still enjoys the day he receives his new ones from Wilson each spring, as he did Sunday morning.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 14:52:07 EDTA's infielder Jed Lowrie was able to enjoy a fairly normal offseason and enters camp fully healthy with no restrictions, though A's manager Bob Melvin said he would probably ease Lowrie into Cactus League games.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 17:00:15 EDTThe A's made a special baseball card for a young fan
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:47:45 EDTNot long ago the A's No. 3 starter, right-hander Jesse Hahn is simply hoping to crack the team's rotation, and he'll seemingly need to put together a near-perfect spring to do so.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:12:05 EDTA.J. Puk was nearly driving age by the time he learned how to throw a curveball, and it wasn't long after that his college coaches told him to stash it away for a future date.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:42:04 EDTNew A's center fielder Rajai Davis couldn't put back on the uniform soon enough, reaching for the green and gold the moment he found his locker upon joining camp Thursday morning.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 19:08:07 EDTVeteran Matt Joyce, signed by the A's to a two-year deal to play in a platoon in right field, descended upon A's camp Thursday morning following an adventurous travel day to the desert.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:35:22 EDTRecent history suggests the A's will call on a majority of pitchers who report to camp at some point during the season. Last year, a horde of injuries forced Oakland to use 27 pitchers,
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 21:11:34 EDTFrankie Montas is ready to help the A's, be it as a starter or coming in relief. "I've done both before, so I feel comfortable doing both," he said.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:48:20 EDTWith four closing options in tow, A's manager Bob Melvin isn't opposed to picking more than one ahead of Opening Day. "We might not have one particular closer," Melvin said Wednesday. "You saw the way bullpens were used in the postseason."
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 20:48:29 EDTThere was already plenty reason for the A's to keep close watch on their ace this spring, and now even more so, with Sonny Gray electing to participate in the World Baseball Classic.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 19:15:39 EDTA's catcher Josh Phegley, hardly seen on the field last year because of recurring right knee issues, is back to his regularly scheduled programming just in time for camp's christening.
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