Below is an advertisement.
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...
Loading...

News Archive

Search:  News and Features Press Releases 

For date:   

News and Features | Returned : 21 results


1/29/2015 | Which prospects will make the Top 100 cut?

After an offseason filled with transactions and intrigue, Spring Training is fast approaching. That means it's time for the unveiling of the latest MLBPipeline.com Top 100 Prospects list. The Top 50 will be unveiled during a one-hour special on MLB Network and MLB.com beginning at 9 p.m. ET, and the entire list will be available on MLB.com.


1/29/2015 | Fuld determined not to let diabetes hamper him, others

A 12-year-old Sam Fuld, still coming to terms with the Type 1 diabetes diagnosis he received two years earlier, took the field during batting practice at Fenway Park for a meeting with Tigers pitcher Bill Gullickson. A diabetic himself, Gullickson had just two minutes for Fuld, who has since lived out every word he heard during those 120 seconds.


1/26/2015 | Inbox: Is Oakland's roster set for Spring Training?

Are the A's done making moves, or does general manager Billy Beane have one more up his sleeve before Spring Training? Beat reporter Jane Lee tackle this and other questions in her latest Inbox.


1/24/2015 | A's, Abad avoid arbitration with 1-year deal

The A's have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with reliever Fernando Abad, thus avoiding arbitration.


1/23/2015 | A's, Sogard avoid arbitration with one-year deal

The A's have avoided arbitration with Eric Sogard, coming to terms on a one-year deal with the infielder on Friday.


1/23/2015 | Crisp, Reddick to anchor A's outfield

This is the fourth of a seven-part Around the Horn series that features a position-by-position look at the A's projected starters and backup options heading into the 2015 season. Up next: Outfielders.


1/21/2015 | A's announce ticket sales date, upcoming promotions

Individual game tickets to all A's home games will go on sale Jan. 28 beginning at 9 a.m. PST, the club announced Wednesday.


1/20/2015 | Zobrist, Semien give A's infield new look up the middle

The A's entered this offseason with seemingly just one clear need: a shortstop. Nearly four months later, they've overhauled their entire infield. In fact, not one of last year's everyday infielders is returning. New faces will be seen at every position on the infield, including Ben Zobrist and Marcus Semien up the middle.


1/18/2015 | A's, Rays could ride overhauled rosters to postseason

Turns out, neither the A's nor the Rays ever intended to punt on the 2015 season. From the beginning, both tried to tell us there was a larger plan. It's just that it was hard to see it.


1/16/2015 | A's lock up five players on 1-year contracts

The Athletics on Friday avoided arbitration with five players, agreeing to terms on one-year deals with outfielders Josh Reddick, Craig Gentry and Sam Fuld, third baseman Brett Lawrie and right-hander Ryan Cook.


1/14/2015 | A's acquire reliever Clippard, send infielder Escobar to Nats

Yunel Escobar is on the move again. Less than a week after acquiring him from the Rays in the Ben Zobrist deal, the A's have traded the veteran shortstop to the Nationals for reliever Tyler Clippard.


1/14/2015 | A's out to continue success with Minor League free agents

The A's have a long history of signing Minor League free agents and turning them into prime big league talent. Already, they've inked several Minor Leaguers this offseason, all of whom will join a handful of the organization's top prospects in big league camp next month.


1/12/2015 | Versatile Zobrist excited to join new-look A's

Ben Zobrist expects to settle in with the A's rather easily. Zobrist is part of a horde of A's who'll be new to the team this season, due to general manager Billy Beane's active dealing. Thus, Zobrist will find plenty of kindred spirits wearing green and gold for the first time.


1/12/2015 | A's, righty Chavez avoid arbitration with one-year deal

The A's have agreed to a one-year deal with right-hander Jesse Chavez reportedly worth $2.15 million, avoiding arbitration with the 31-year-old.


1/10/2015 | Beane fearless when it comes to remaking A's

General manager Billy Beane has the ability to ignore the noise. He's been doing this stuff long enough that he trusts his judgment and that of his assistants. That's the lesson of this offseason in which Beane has taken the A's apart and put them back together again.


1/10/2015 | A's acquire utility man Zobrist, SS Escobar from Rays

The A's replenished the depth of their lineup as well as their bench Saturday by acquiring utility man Ben Zobrist and shortstop Yunel Escobar from the Tampa Bay Rays.


1/8/2015 | A's turn infield corners over to newcomers

The A's offseason reshuffling included the loss of third baseman Josh Donaldson and first baseman Brandon Moss, but the club begins 2015 with what it believes will be a strong suit at the infield corners with Brett Lawrie, Billy Butler and Ike Davis.


1/8/2015 | Spring workout dates announced for all clubs

Spring is officially on the horizon. Major League Baseball announced the first Spring Training workout dates for all 30 of its clubs on Thursday. Pitchers and catchers for the reigning World Series champion Giants -- along with the Phillies, Pirates and Reds -- will be the first to work out, with a Feb. 19 start date. Thirteen other clubs will work out pitchers and catchers for the first time the following day.


1/7/2015 | A's to host annual FanFest Feb. 8

Leading up to their 2015 campaign, the Athletics will host their annual FanFest on Feb. 8 at the O.co Coliseum and Oracle Arena.


1/5/2015 | Opportunity awaits Phegley at catcher for A's

This is the first of a seven-part Around the Horn series that will take a position-by-position look at Oakland's projected starters and backup options heading into the 2014 season, starting with catchers.


1/3/2015 | Inbox: Any free-agent surprises up the A's sleeves?

Are the A's quietly working on a blockbuster free-agent signing? Will Jarrod Parker and A.J. Griffin return from Tommy John surgery? MLB.com's Jane Lee answers fans' questions in her latest Inbox.