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Call to the Pen Jan 14, 2019

Oakland Athletics: Kyler Murray has team right where he wants them

Kyler Murray is set to get exactly what he wants from the Oakland Athletics. It was understandable that Kyler Murray wanted to give football one more shot. The Oakland Athletics ninth overall draft pick was set to be the starting quarterback for the Oklahoma Sooners, a team with National Championship aspirations. The A’s, even though […] Oakland Athletics: Kyler Murray has team right where he wants them - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Mercury News Jan 13, 2019
A’s looking to keep Kyler Murray away from NFL

A’s looking to keep Kyler Murray away from NFL

With Kyler Murray set to cross the goal line in NFL Draft decision, the Oakland A's are looking to make a last-minute stand.
The Mercury News Jan 11, 2019
A’s reach deals with five, Blake Treinen still up for arbitration

A’s reach deals with five, Blake Treinen still up for arbitration

The A's are still trying to hammer out a deal with Blake Treinen after taking care of the rest of their key pieces from last year's playoff run.
SFGate Jan 11, 2019

A’s reach one-year deals with DH Khris Davis, four others

The A’s signed five arbitration-eligible players to one-year contracts Friday, with Khris Davis’ expected to be the richest, but they could be headed to a hearing with closer Blake Treinen. The club announced deals with Davis, starter Sean Manaea, outfielder Mark Canha and infielders Jurickson Profar and Marcus Semien. An industry source said Treinen is not expected to sign before Friday’s deadline for teams and players to submit salary proposals for potential arbitration hearings. Treinen earned $2.15 million in a breakout 2018 season for the A’s. He became one of the majors’ most...
Call to the Pen Jan 11, 2019

Oakland Athletics Kyler Murray expected to enter NFL Draft

Oakland Athletics draft pick Kyler Murray is expected to declare for the NFL Draft this weekend. The Oakland Athletics knew they were taking a risk when they selected Kyler Murray with the ninth overall pick in the 2018 MLB Draft. There was no questioning his raw potential, even if he is still a work in […] Oakland Athletics Kyler Murray expected to enter NFL Draft - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
SFGate Jan 8, 2019

A’s announce plans for 2019 FanFest at Jack London Square

The A's have scheduled their 2019 FanFest for Saturday Jan. 26 at Jack London Square, a hop, skip and a Khris Davis homer away from their proposed Howard Terminal ballpark site. Twenty players, including Gold Glove first baseman Matt Olson, and pitchers Mike Fiers and Sean Manaea, will attend, as well as old-timers Vida Blue, Rollie Fingers, Bip Roberts and Dave Stewart. The event, which runs from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m., is free and features 10 food trucks giving away their treats, the popular question-and-answer sessions with players and management and a Ballpark Experience area where fans...
Call to the Pen Jan 1, 2019

Oakland Athletics Need Starting Pitching…So Trade Some Away

The Oakland Athletics desperately need starting pitching. Yet, it might make sense to trade some away to add starters. After putting together a makeshift rotation in 2018, including Edwin Jackson, Trevor Cahill and Brett Anderson, the Oakland Athletics miraculously made the playoffs.  As injuries surmount, the A’s face a dearth of starting pitching heading into […] Oakland Athletics Need Starting Pitching…So Trade Some Away - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Golden Gate Sports Dec 30, 2018

Oakland Athletics should join the Yusei Kikuchi sweepstakes

The Oakland Athletics need another starting pitcher, and Japanese lefty Yusei Kikuchi would be an off-kilter but exciting addition.  It was no secret that the Oakland Athletics‘ biggest need heading into the offseason was starting pitching. That fact hasn’t changed much, even after recently re-signing Mike Fiers to a two-year deal. And while the A’s project to […] Oakland Athletics should join the Yusei Kikuchi sweepstakes - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site
The Mercury News Dec 30, 2018
Decision time for Oklahoma star QB Kyler Murray

Decision time for Oklahoma star QB Kyler Murray

Oklahoma star quarterback and Oakland A's draft pick Kyler Murray can begin contemplating his career plan a week earlier than he hoped.
Call to the Pen Dec 25, 2018

Oakland Athletics Jesus Luzardo heads up prospects that could impact 2018 playoff teams in 2019

Comments from Oakland Athletics management that they will give their elite lefty every chance to impact the major league club this season makes sense, but what other 2018 playoff teams may have a prospect provide impact on their 2019 success? As Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reported this week, the Oakland Athletics are […] Oakland Athletics Jesus Luzardo heads up prospects that could impact 2018 playoff teams in 2019 - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Golden Gate Sports Dec 25, 2018

Oakland Athletics Rumors: SP Sean Manaea returning sooner than expected?

If the rumors are to be believed, the Oakland Athletics’ pitching rotation could get a big boost in the form of Sean Manaea earlier than expected. Back in September, Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Sean Manaea underwent shoulder surgery to repair a torn labrum. The initial expectation was that he’d miss most if not all of […] Oakland Athletics Rumors: SP Sean Manaea returning sooner than expected? - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site
Puckett's Pond Dec 25, 2018

Minnesota Twins 2018-2019 Offseason Trade Partner Profile: Oakland Athletics

The Minnesota Twins 2018-2019 offseason is here. Here we explore who could be their trade partners as they look to return to the playoffs. The Minnesota Twins need to make some moves with the offseason now upon us. Free agents will attract a lot of the attention over the next several weeks as there are […] Minnesota Twins 2018-2019 Offseason Trade Partner Profile: Oakland Athletics - Pucketts Pond - Pucketts Pond - A Minnesota Twins Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Athletics bring back righty starter Fiers on 2-year deal

Free agent right-hander Mike Fiers has agreed to a two-year contract to stay with the Oakland Athletics, who were determined to find an experienced starter this offseason to help lead a young rotation.
Call to the Pen Dec 23, 2018

Oakland Athletics smartly re-signed Mike Fiers to two-year deal

The Hot Stove baseball world is starting to make some sense again as the Oakland Athletics re-signed the veteran pitched to a two-year contract. Mike Fiers was traded to the Oakland Athletics in 2018 after spending the first half of the season with the Detroit Tigers. Oddly, the A’s non-tendered Fiers in late November. It […] Oakland Athletics smartly re-signed Mike Fiers to two-year deal - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen Dec 22, 2018

Oakland Athletics create excellent depth with addition of Jurickson Profar

With a bit of question on a few positions in the infield, the Oakland Athletics made a great acquisition, picking up a positionally-flexible switch-hitter who just happened to be a former #1 overall prospect. With Jed Lowrie receiving multiple overtures around the league, making his return to the bay less likely, and the news that […] Oakland Athletics create excellent depth with addition of Jurickson Profar - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Athletics Player News

  • Jurickson Profar

    Jurickson Profar

    A’s reach one-year deals with DH Khris Davis, four others

  • Mike Fiers

    Mike Fiers

    Reviewing Astros Trades 2014-2018: Part II, The Gomez Trade. (w/ 2015 comment thread)

  • Sean Manaea

    Sean Manaea

    A’s reach one-year deals with DH Khris Davis, four others

  • Khris Davis

    Khris Davis

    A’s reach one-year deals with DH Khris Davis, four others

  • Blake Treinen

    Blake Treinen

    A’s reach deals with five, Blake Treinen still up for arbitration

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