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How Sonny Gray fares this spring is top A’s concern

How Sonny Gray fares this spring is top A’s concern Usually, the A’s like to make some waves during the offseason. Was Kaval the team’s major acquisition heading into the season? Or were the A’s handful of moves this winter enough to create some intrigue when the team’s pitchers and catchers report to camp in Mesa, Ariz., on Tuesday? Oakland brought back three former members of the team: outfielder Rajai Davis, reliever Santiago Casilla and infielder Adam Rosales, and also added free-agent third baseman Trevor Plouffe and Matt Joyce. Oakland moved corner infielder Danny...
Outside Pitch Feb 6, 2017

Oakland Athletics Sign Trevor Plouffe to a one-year deal for $5.25 million

The Oakland Athletics have signed Trevor Plouffe to their roster for one-year on a $5.25 million deal. Plouffe is heading to Oakland as another January addition to the Athletics roster for the 2017 season. The 30-year-old right-hander will add a productive bat and solid glove to Oakland’s infield. Outside of the deal for Rajai Davis, […] The post Oakland Athletics Sign Trevor Plouffe to a one-year deal for $5.25 million appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
Athletics Nation Feb 4, 2017
Why 2017 Will Be A Perfectly Interesting Season

Why 2017 Will Be A Perfectly Interesting Season

Don’t get me wrong, I could write a whole article about why the 2017 season will be boring and it would be titled "Vanilla" in homage to Jed Lowrie, Trevor Plouffe, Matt Joyce, and their merry band of "average journeymen who happen to be white but more importantly appear devoid of any known flair". But you know what? Maybe it’s the spring optimist in me — I see plenty of story lines and good reasons to enter the 2017 season with the usual excitement and full attention. Reason #1: Variance No sport has variance like baseball has variance. Are the A’s likely to be competitive in 2017?...

Trevor Plouffe, one of A’s few newbies, could improve defense

On Saturday, Trevor Plouffe was it - the lone offseason addition without previous A’s service time to attend the team’s big event at Jack London Square. With Plouffe’s addition, the A’s could have an improved infield defense, especially given his return to full health after some oblique injuries last year. Marcus Semien is expected to continue to take strides at shortstop after a major improvement last year, and Jed Lowrie, following foot surgery, should cover more ground at second base. Yonder Alonso is a proficient defensive first baseman, and Healy has played the position before...
Athletics Nation Jan 23, 2017
The Weekly Bernie, 1/23/17: Oakland A’s make free agent signings official

The Weekly Bernie, 1/23/17: Oakland A’s make free agent signings official

The A’s signings of free agents Santiago Casilla and Trevor Plouffe were made official this week, and two beloved members of the baseball community were lost over the weekend due to tragic accidents, among other news. Welcome back to The Weekly Bernie! It’s the best dance in the game, so let’s get rolling once more! The A’s finalized their two most recent free agent signings of right-handed reliever Santiago Casilla and third baseman Trevor Plouffe over the past week. Casilla will, somewhat surprisingly, be a ninth inning option for the A’s going into the spring. The 36 year-old...

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