12:36 AM EST, Mon December 22, 2014
Oakland Athletics Rumors & News
Athletics Nation 5 hours ago
... and maybe Eric O'Flaherty too. The Oakland Athletics are going through a controlled purge as they overhaul their roster for the 2015 season. The four players who have been traded all shared All-Star status, but more importantly they fell into one of two categories: 1. Close to free agency (Samardzija)2. More likely to get worse next year than better (Donaldson, Moss, Norris) Watching those familiar names leave town makes you wonder who else from the 2012-14 core might be on the block. Josh Reddick and Sean Doolittle are both at risk, but there are reasons to believe that each of them...
Oakland Tribune Dec 19, 2014
The seemingly endless series of A's roster moves took an odd turn Friday when the A's released infielder Nick Punto with a year and $2.75 million left on his contract
Inside the A's | Oakland Tribune Dec 19, 2014
You have to wonder what’s next for the A’s. Billy Beane & Co. have spent the last six weeks stocking up on young talent, most of it pitching, including right-handed starter Jesse Hahn and right-handed reliever J.R. Alvarez who are… Continue Reading →
Oakland Tribune Dec 18, 2014
Oakland A's reportedly trade another All-Star, this time Derek Norris going to the Padres
Inside the A's | Oakland Tribune Dec 18, 2014
It was a small move the A’s made Thursday, if only because the newest left-hander in the bullpen is Eury De La Rosa, all 5-foot-9 and 165 pounds of him. The Dominican product isn’t overpowering with a low- to mid-90-mph… Continue Reading →
San Jose Mercury News Dec 16, 2014
The Toronto Blue Jays signed enigmatic former A's first baseman Daric Barton to a minor-league contract on Tuesday with an invitation to spring training
San Jose Mercury News Dec 16, 2014
Eric Sogard is the only remaining member of the 2014 A's infield still with the team after free agency Jed Lowrie signed Sunday with Houston.
Inside the A's | Oakland Tribune Dec 16, 2014
In trading Josh Donaldson, Brandon Moss and Jeff Samardzija this off-season, the A’s have made it very clear that they are going younger in 2015. And, as a byproduct, they are seeing their payroll obligations much reduced. But they A’s… Continue Reading →
San Jose Mercury News Dec 14, 2014
Former San Francisco Giants and Oakland A's pitcher Barry Zito has sold a property in the Hollywood Hills for $3.375 million
Inside the A's | Oakland Tribune Dec 12, 2014
The smart money says the A’s aren’t done with their tri-annual roster remake, but as we await those, there are some intriguing possibilities put forward by the moves the club already has made since the end of the season. For… Continue Reading →
Oakland Tribune Dec 12, 2014
Guy Houston, former Dublin mayor and assemblyman, faced strong union opposition in his candidacy to run the authority that operates O.co Coliseum and the Oracle Arena.
Reddick, Balfour, Crisp, Colon and Lowrie are among players that came to the Oakland A's between the end of the winter meeting and the start of spring training.
Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane could have more than $15 million to spend before spring training, and in the past the A's have added players such as Crisp, Reddick and Jaso after the winter meetings were through.
Oakland deals for minor-leaguer slugger Mark Canha, who was a teammate of new A's infielder Marcus Semien at Cal.
Inside the A's | Oakland Tribune Dec 11, 2014
Oakland had one more trick up its sleeve before leaving town at the end of the Winter Meetings Thursday, trading with the Colorado Rockies for infielder/outfielder Mark Canha. The A’s sent minor league pitcher Austin House and cash to the… Continue Reading →