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Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:57:13 EDTThe A's and free-agent reliever Santiago Casilla have agreed to a two-year, $11 million deal. Casilla can also earn up to $3 million more in performance bonuses.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:16:18 EDTThe A's finalized a one-year pact with Trevor Plouffe on Wednesday, anointing him as their everyday third baseman, with plans to shift Ryon Healy into a shared role at first base and designated hitter.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:04:37 EDTA's prospect Matt Chapman was the talk of Spring Training last year, and for good reason. The slugging third baseman showed off his power, leading the club with six home runs and 14 RBIs in Cactus League play.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:42:53 EDTLeading up to the release of the 2017 Top 100 Prospects list, MLBPipeline.com looks at baseball's top 10 prospects at each position. Here are baseball's best 10 southpaw pitching prospects.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:27:15 EDTThese days, there may be more value placed on defense and certainly more time spent on evaluating and quantifying it than ever before. When MLBPipeline.com surveyed front-officials as to which prospects stood out most for their glovework, there was no shortage of candidates for out 2017 All-Defense Team.
Sun, 1 Jan 2017 11:57:19 EDTStay on top of all the offseason moves with the MLB.com Hot Stove Tracker, which updates with the latest free-agent signings and trades.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 15:00:57 EDTThe A's announced on Friday that they've avoided arbitration and settled on one-year agreements with starter Sonny Gray, All-Star catcher Stephen Vogt and reliever Liam Hendriks. Each were first-year arbitration-eligibile players.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 15:24:42 EDTThe A's outrighted infielder/outfielder Max Muncy to Triple-A Nashville on Tuesday after previously designating him for assignment following the signing Rajai Davis. Muncy will be a non-roster invitee to big league Spring Training.
Sun, 1 Jan 2017 12:30:00 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.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 03:27:00 EDTThe last time the two of them were in the same building, they were playing in and witnessing one of the great games of all time.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 08:27:47 EDTDespite the frigid temperatures throughout many big league cities, Major League Baseball's announcement Tuesday of the first workout dates of Spring Training should be enough to warm the hearts of baseball fans everywhere.
Fri, 6 Jan 2017 16:10:14 EDTThe multipart Around the Horn series, which features a position-by-position look at Oakland's projected starters and backup options heading into the season, turns its focus to shortstop.
Wed, 4 Jan 2017 16:28:57 EDTThe opportunity to return to an organization in which he has some comfort and a chance to bring some veteran leadership to the young Oakland A's was enough to convince veteran outfielder Rajai Davis to sign a one-year contract for the 2017 season.
Wed, 4 Jan 2017 16:01:25 EDTA's brought back their last player to steal 50 bases
Wed, 4 Jan 2017 17:20:00 EDTThe multipart Around the Horn series, which features a position-by-position look at Oakland's projected starters and backup options heading into the season, turns its focus to second base.
Wed, 4 Jan 2017 15:55:00 EDTThe Athletics have tabbed Don Schulze as the new pitching coach for Double-A Midland, the club announced Wednesday. The 2017 season will be Schulze's 12th as a coach in the A's farm system and his second stint with Midland.
Tue, 3 Jan 2017 11:29:19 EDTThe multipart Around the Horn series, which features a position-by-position look at Oakland's projected starters and backup options heading into the season, begins at first base.
Tue, 3 Jan 2017 22:14:47 EDTThe A's have reached a one-year, $6 million deal with free-agent outfielder Rajai Davis to return to the Bay Area, according to a report by Yahoo Sports.
Fri, 30 Dec 2016 23:37:10 EDTThere's a reason high velocity is prized in pitchers. It's not easy to square up heat that approaches or reaches triple digits.
Wed, 28 Dec 2016 11:38:57 EDTThe A's endured more difficulties in 2016, sustaining their second consecutive last-place American League West finish in a season marred by injuries and inconsistencies, with few bright spots chronicled along the way.
Fri, 30 Dec 2016 13:48:25 EDTThere were high expectations for Stone Garrett ahead of his 2016 full-season debut with Class A Greensboro. However, the Marlins' No. 7 prospect would appear in only 35 games before a practical joke by then-teammate Josh Naylor resulted in right thumb laceration and subsequent surgery that kept the 21-year-old outfielder out of action until mid-August.
Mon, 26 Dec 2016 00:06:01 EDTA multipart Around the Horn series, which features a position-by-position look at Oakland's projected starters and backup options heading into the 2017 season, begins at catcher.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 15:50:30 EDTA's reliever Sean Doolittle has had no trouble filling his days since the season ended. He and his girlfriend, Eireann, have spent time traveling to see their families and are now prepared to enjoy the Christmas season at their home in Arizona.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 12:54:31 EDTThe A's agreed to a Minor League deal with Cuban international free agent Norge Ruiz on Friday, the team announced.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 14:13:19 EDTSean Doolittle reviews 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 21:44:36 EDT"School of Rickey" opens with an Oakland graffiti artist named Vogue spray-painting a mural of Rickey Henderson: the young Man of Steal in his A's uniform, grinning as the city glints in the reflection of his sunglasses. The documentary, presented by MLB Network, aired Tuesday night.
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 16:59:54 EDTThe A's have extended Spring Training invites to 26 non-roster players, a group that includes several of their top prospects, as well as a slew of new faces hoping to make a home in the organization. Notable names on this list include:
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 19:10:08 EDTPhoto: Doolittle is ready for 'Rogue One'
Mon, 12 Dec 2016 16:30:41 EDTA's FanFest will be staged on different grounds in 2017, with the team shifting the annual event, scheduled for Jan. 28, to Jack London Square.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 00:16:08 EDTFor the second year in a row, MLBPipeline.com's early Draft Top 50 list is topped by a high school pitcher. There's still a long way to go between now and June -- last year's early No. 1 Jason Groome went No. 12 overall to the Red Sox -- but there is no question that Hunter Greene is the best overall talent in the Class of 2017.