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Cotton raises funds for hurricane-ravaged home

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:00:08 EDT

For much of September, Jharel Cotton's thoughts drifted home. The Virgin Islands, braving two hurricanes in two weeks, were in shambles, and Cotton could only watch from afar as the scale of devastation became clear.

A's trade outfielder Brugman to Orioles

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:49:34 EDT

The Orioles and Athletics have agreed on a deal that will send outfielder Jaycob Brugman to Baltimore in exchange for a player to be named or cash, the clubs announced Wednesday.

A's duo named to Pipeline's All-AFL Team

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:04:35 EDT

Here is a lineup of prospects who impressed the most in this year's Fall League as's All-AFL Team:

A's add 3 players to 40-man roster

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 20:39:33 EDT

The A's made a series of moves ahead of Monday's 40-man roster deadline, adding right-handers Heath Fillmyer and Lou Trivino, along with outfielder Ramon Laureano, who was acquired in a trade with the Astros earlier in the day.

New Prolight 59Fifty Spring Training caps are in

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 14:09:08 EDT

New Era unveiled the new PROLIGHT 59FIFTY that players will be wearing this spring, a fitted cap featuring a new featherweight polyester material that is the lightest on-field fabric in MLB history.

Williams joins A's staff as third-base coach

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:45:18 EDT

Longtime Major Leaguer Matt Williams, who enjoyed a managerial stint with the Nationals from 2014-15, has signed on to join the A's staff as the third-base coach.

Hello spring: Schedules are out

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 16:03:12 EDT

The A's will open Cactus League play Feb. 23 with a three-game weekend homestand at Hohokam Stadium and plan to host 17 games in total, including matchups against the Cubs (March 11), Giants (March 12) and Indians (March 16). Oakland will be home for four consecutive days during St. Patrick's Day weekend, beginning March 15.

A's Top 30 prospects list

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:13:40 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's Prospect Watch.

Neuse, Murphy among AFL's breakout prospects

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 17:04:01 EDT

Every year there are players who might not be at the top of prospect lists, but who use the Fall League as a bit of a coming out party. These are players who can be considered breakout prospects, with the usual caveat about small sample sizes.

A's acquire Pagan from Seattle for Healy

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 00:36:55 EDT

The A's traded designated hitter/infielder Ryon Healy to the Mariners for right-handed pitcher Emilio Pagan and Minor League shortstop Alexander Campos on Wednesday.

A's in search of right-handed outfield bat

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 17:58:09 EDT

The A's are dreaming up a roster that allows Khris Davis to occupy the designated hitter slot on a near-everyday basis, creating the need for a right-handed bat who can handle left-field duties in his stead.

Olson finishes 4th in AL Rookie of Year voting

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 21:51:49 EDT

Matt Olson's historic second-half home run tear helped the A's first baseman pick up some American League Rookie of the Year votes.

A's get Competitive Balance pick in 2018 Draft

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 17:26:53 EDT

The Competitive Balance rounds for the 2018 Draft -- at the ends of the first and second rounds -- have been set. Eight teams will pick in Competitive Balance Round A, while six will make selections in Competitive Balance Round B.

Prospect Mateo's 'high ceiling' a boon to A's

Wed, 8 Nov 2017 12:22:30 EDT

Athleticism has been lacking in the A's organization, an attribute that is often associated with the majority of successful ballclubs. To that end, Oakland has carefully curated trades to address these needs.

San Jose Sharks wear A's-themed jerseys

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 20:54:36 EDT

San Jose Sharks wear A's-themed jerseys

Canha has wrist surgery, should be ready by ST

Wed, 8 Nov 2017 18:24:14 EDT

Outfielder Mark Canha underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right wrist on Tuesday, the Athletics announced, and he is expected to be ready to fully participate in Spring Training.

A's exec Fuson wins player development award

Tue, 7 Nov 2017 15:05:51 EDT

Each year, the Sheldon "Chief" Bender Award is given the person in professional baseball with distinguished service that has been instrumental in player development. This year, that is Athletics special assistant to the general manager Grady Fuson.

A's to seek complements to young core

Mon, 6 Nov 2017 16:00:04 EDT

The A's are readying themselves for the future, collecting young talent that can help them bring winning baseball back to Oakland. That process, of course, is already underway, the A's equipped with many pieces they believe to be at the center of this core. Identifying the missing parts is the next step, a measure that will keep them plenty busy this offseason.

Oakland sends 3 to Triple-A; 4 return from DL

Mon, 6 Nov 2017 18:22:47 EDT

The A's outrighted right-handers Michael Brady, Simon Castro and Josh Smith to Triple-A Nashville on Monday. Oakland also reinstated right-handers Paul Blackburn (wrist), Andrew Triggs (hip) and Bobby Wahl (shoulder), as well as outfielder Dustin Fowler (knee), from the 60-day disabled list.

Neuse keeps rolling in Fall League

Tue, 7 Nov 2017 22:55:05 EDT

Sheldon Neuse, Oakland's No. 14 prospect, continued his hot-hitting ways in the Arizona Fall League on Tuesday, going 2-for-4 with a two-run double to lead the Solar Sox to a 5-1 victory over Peoria at Sloan Park.

A's lineup stable heading into offseason

Thu, 2 Nov 2017 13:47:25 EDT

Even after a third consecutive last-place finish, the A's don't expect to make any sweeping changes this offseason. Rather, their to-do list appears short.

A's exercise Lowrie's $6 million club option

Thu, 2 Nov 2017 16:16:19 EDT

After strongly hinting they would do so at season's end, the A's officially exercised Jed Lowrie's $6 million club option for 2018 on Thursday.

A's help replace 9-year-old fan's memorabilia

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 22:38:05 EDT

In a touching moment on Friday, the Athletics helped replace memorabilia for a 9-year-old fan whose house was destroyed by Northern California wildfires.

Inbox: How will A's best find balance on roster?

Wed, 1 Nov 2017 21:05:33 EDT

How can the A's best combine youth and experience on the roster in 2018? Will Jed Lowrie be around after the Trade Deadline? Whatever happened to Jaycob Brugman? A's beat reporter Jane Lee answers these questions and more in the latest edition of her Inbox.

A's seek bullpen coach after Alston's departure

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 23:08:46 EDT

The A's have a vacancy on their Major League coaching staff following Garvin Alston's departure Thursday to join the Twins as pitching coach.

A's issue statement after Maxwell incident

Sun, 29 Oct 2017 16:19:43 EDT

The A's issued a statement on Sunday regarding catcher Bruce Maxwell, who was reportedly arrested Saturday night at his home in Scottsdale, Ariz., after a food delivery person alleged he pulled a gun on her.

Christenson joins A's staff as bench coach

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:07:52 EDT

The Oakland A's named Ryan Christenson as bench coach on Bob Melvin's coaching staff for the 2018 season, the club announced Thursday. Chip Hale, who moved from third base to bench coach in mid-June, will return to third base. The remainder of the A's coaching staff will return in the same roles.

Chapman wows A's with top-notch defense

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:50:38 EDT

Ryon Healy calls him "a living highlight reel." Jharel Cotton couldn't decide on just one play that was his favorite.

Youth movement to continue for A's this winter

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 21:53:28 EDT

The A's offseason is predominantly expected to be a continuation of a youth movement that started at midseason.

Treinen has surgery to remove cyst from finger

Mon, 9 Oct 2017 18:38:56 EDT

Blake Treinen has undergone surgery to remove a cyst on the middle finger of his pitching hand, the A's announced Monday. Treinen, who is expected to make a full recovery in six weeks, underwent the procedure by Dr. McPherson Bell on Friday in Portland, Ore.

Olson, Puk named Prospects of the Year

Thu, 5 Oct 2017 10:27:49 EDT

Matt Olson and A.J. Puk were named the A's Hitting and Pitching Prospects of the Year by