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A's leave Winter Meetings with more work to do

Thu, 8 Dec 2016 15:57:23 EDT

The A's departed the Winter Meetings on Thursday morning with an unchanged roster, their search for a center fielder still ongoing.



10 homers in 30 games for A's Nunez in Venezuela

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 13:55:40 EDT

Aneury Tavarez, who was taken by the O's with the 12th pick in the Rule 5 Draft, headlines the top performers from the winter leagues.



Late A's voice King honored with Frick Award

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 15:50:14 EDT

Longtime Oakland Athletics broadcaster Bill King has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the Ford C. Frick Award presented by the National Baseball Hall of Fame.



A's content to lay groundwork at Meetings

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 19:10:07 EDT

All is quiet on the A's front, as the Winter Meetings reach the final stages without the club so much as making a peep.



Melvin balancing winning now, rebuild in Oakland

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 14:27:03 EDT

A's manager Bob Melvin, entering his seventh season at the helm in Oakland, has been tasked with the challenge of breeding success in the short term with a club that's directing its efforts for the future.



Hot Stove Tracker: Free agents and trades

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:59:55 EDT

Stay on top of all the offseason moves with the MLB.com Hot Stove Tracker, which updates with the latest free-agent signings and trades.



Source: A's target Dyson deal, but nothing imminent

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 23:10:29 EDT

The A's appear to be casting a wide net in their search for a center fielder, while also looking to add security at second base as they attempt to piece together a club that's more than a season away from contending.



A's mourn death of Minors video coordinator

Tue, 6 Dec 2016 22:22:00 EDT

The A's are mourning the passing of Minor League video coordinator Mark Smith, who died Monday at 41 years old.



A's Top 30 prospects list

Sat, 3 Sep 2016 20:30:34 EDT

Who 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.



A's president Kaval welcomed fans to his office

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 10:38:21 EDT

A's president Kaval welcomed fans to his office



Gray spurs early interest at Winter Meetings

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 20:02:26 EDT

A late-arriving group of A's front-office executives descended upon the Winter Meetings early Monday evening, their presence preceded by more rumors surrounding their ace.



Winter Meetings interview with Bob Melvin

Wed, 7 Dec 2016 10:19:47 EDT

A's manager Bob Melvin answers questions at the Winter Meetings on Wednesday.



A's match donations for Oakland fire victims

Sat, 3 Dec 2016 22:00:55 EDT

The A's announced Saturday night that they are matching donations up to $30,000 for those affected by the deadly fire that broke out inside a warehouse in Oakland's Fruitvale neighborhood overnight Friday.



A's reach deal with Alonso, tender arb eligibles

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 16:32:22 EDT

The A's reached a one-year agreement with first baseman Yonder Alonso on Friday, while also tendering contracts to each of their other arbitration-eligible players: right-handers Sonny Gray and Liam Hendriks, outfielder Khris Davis and catcher Stephen Vogt.



Labor deal to cut A's revenue-sharing funds

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 20:16:29 EDT

Baseball's new collective bargaining agreement will have significant monetary implications on the A's, who should be further motivated to build a new ballpark after learning of the deal's terms.



Inbox: Chances A's trade a core player?

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 13:51:26 EDT

How likely are the A's to trade Sonny Gray, Stephen Vogt or Sean Doolittle? What is the club's plan at second base for 2017? Beat reporter Jane Lee answers those questions and more in the latest Inbox.



Peace & glove: Owners, players reach CBA deal

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:15:09 EDT

Major League Baseball's players and owners have reached a tentative five-year Collective Bargaining Agreement through the 2021 season.



Joyce headed to A's on 2-year, $11M pact

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:50:19 EDT

The A's have augmented their outfield depth, reaching a two-year, $11 million deal with Matt Joyce, MLB.com confirmed Wednesday morning. The deal, which has not been confirmed by the club, is pending a physical.



The Next Big Leaguers: Athletics' Montas

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:33:11 EDT

The Arizona Fall League always is loaded with talent, and it was stronger than usual in 2016. In the initial installment of MLBPipeline.com's "The Next Big Leaguers," which premieres Tuesday, we focused on five prospects: Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger, Twins shortstop Nick Gordon, Cubs outfielder Eloy Jimenez, Red Sox infielder Yoan Moncada and Yankees shortstop Gleyber Torres.



Melvin a hit with students at De La Salle Academy

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:00:00 EDT

After playing shy in front of Bob Melvin in the early going of a much anticipated meeting Tuesday morning, students at De La Salle Academy quickly warmed to the A's manager, peppering him with a hodgepodge of questions.



Watch Barry Zito's music video for 'Secret to Life'

Sat, 26 Nov 2016 19:10:17 EDT

Watch Barry Zito's music video for 'Secret to Life'



Stairs gets 1st shot on HOF ballot

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 12:15:44 EDT

The big names on the Hall of Fame ballot can obscure some of the others who are eligible for the first time. While it's likely that none of them will wind up in Cooperstown they still have accomplishments that are worth celebrating.



Montas, Barreto among Top 25 Fall League prospects

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:39:49 EDT

Jim Callis identifies the top 25 prospects from the 2016 Arizona Fall League.



Covey, Montas shut down Surprise in Fall League championship

Sat, 19 Nov 2016 19:31:20 EDT

Oakland's No. 20 prospect Dylan Covey was perfect through four innings and Frankie Montas, the Athletics' No. 10 prospect, struck out five in three innings of relief, with the duo limiting Surprise to one run on two hits in eight innings in Mesa's 6-1 win in the AFL title game.



Fisher succeeds Wolff as managing partner of A's

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 20:38:12 EDT

Lew Wolff is stepping down as managing partner of the A's, handing the reins to majority owner John Fisher.



Barreto among 5 added to A's 40-man roster

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 17:26:52 EDT

The A's added five players to their 40-man roster on Friday, protecting them from next month's Rule 5 Draft.



A's announce 2017 Minor League staff

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 16:42:25 EDT

The A's announced their 2017 Minor League coaching staff on Tuesday, revealing several changes -- chief among them the appointment of Ryan Christenson as manager of Triple-A Nashville.



A's add righty prospect in deal for Valencia

Sat, 12 Nov 2016 17:23:42 EDT

The A's acquired pitching prospect Paul Blackburn from the Mariners on Saturday in exchange for infielder/outfielder Danny Valencia.



White Sox claim lefty Soto off waivers from A's

Mon, 7 Nov 2016 15:09:15 EDT

The White Sox claimed left-hander Giovanni Soto off waivers from the A's on Monday. Soto, 25, was previously claimed by Oakland on Oct. 26 from the Cubs.