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Oakland Tribune Feb 3, 2016

Guest commentary: Residents must be involved in any stadium deal with Raiders, A's

San Francisco is beaming with pride as the site for the Super Bowl. On our side of the bay, we are proud, too -- for our Oakland teams, but also for the pride we take in our good union jobs at the Coliseum and Oracle Arena and for the East Oakland neighborhood surrounding the stadiums.
Elbow surgery means Vogt misses start of spring training

Elbow surgery means Vogt misses start of spring training

A’s catcher Stephen Vogt’s spring training will be a work in progress after he underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow Friday. The surgery, performed by Dr. Jon Dickinson in San Francisco, was a debridement of the elbow joint… Continue Reading →
San Jose Mercury News Jan 29, 2016

A's catcher Vogt has elbow surgery, will miss start of spring training

Stephen Vogt had arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow to remove a bone chip and could be sidelined for up to six weeks.
San Jose Mercury News Jan 25, 2016

A's Gray accepts leadership role at 26

A's right-hander Sonny Gray was unable to persuade left-hander Scott Kazmir to re-sign with Oakland, meaning the A's rotation will rely more than ever on Gray to carry the banner for a team that lost 94 games last year, the most in the American League.
Semien’s fight through error issues impresses teammates

Semien’s fight through error issues impresses teammates

Marcus Semien’s claim to fame last year was more a claim to infamy – 35 errors, an Oakland record for a shortstop. Along the way, though, Semien picked up a huge group of admirers in the A’s clubhouse for the… Continue Reading →
Unable to talk Scott Kazmir into a return to A’s, Sonny Gray finds himself shouldering an even larger role in rotation

Unable to talk Scott Kazmir into a return to A’s, Sonny Gray finds himself shouldering an even larger role in rotation

Sonny Gray spent his winter trying to catch up to his son, Gunnar, and his pal, Scott Kazmir. He jokes that he was unsuccessful at both. Gunnar, who turns 1 on Wednesday, began walking at 10 months, although as Gray… Continue Reading →
San Jose Mercury News Jan 24, 2016

A's rotation a mystery behind Sonny Gray

At Oakland A's FanFest on Sunday, manager Bob Melvin admitted that rotation 'isn't settled.'
A’s will have to wait and see on recoveries of Crisp, Parker

A’s will have to wait and see on recoveries of Crisp, Parker

Much of the focus of the A’s in spring training will be on two of the players who weren’t able to make it to FanFest Sunday, left fielder Coco Crisp and right-handed starter Jarrod Parker. The A’s had been at… Continue Reading →
Reddick ready if A’s come forward with multi-year offer

Reddick ready if A’s come forward with multi-year offer

Suggestions that the A’s would try and get right fielder Josh Reddick’s name on a contract extension have yet to pan out. Reddick says there’s no hurry, but if the club wants to talk, he’s all ears. He was thrilled… Continue Reading →
Oakland Tribune Jan 23, 2016

Development rights no cure-all for Raiders stadium shortfall

The Raiders insistence on preserving most of the 120-acre Coliseum site for tailgating and pressure to build affordable housing could limit the value of development rights that both the team and city hope can help pay for a new stadium

Australian Rules football’s loss is A’s gain as Liam Hendriks gets ready to settle in to do short work in Oakland bullpen

Liam Hendriks was never supposed to play Major League Baseball. Growing up in Perth on the west coast of Australia, he was the son and grandson of Australian Rules football stars, both of whom played in the Western Australian Football… Continue Reading →
Oakland Tribune Jan 19, 2016

As trial was to start, settlement reached in MLB TV dispute

Just as a trial was to begin, Major League Baseball and a group of its fans who had sued reached agreement Tuesday to expand the menu of online packages for televised games and lower prices.

Does Lambo have the stuff to be the new Brandon Moss?

Andrew Lambo doesn’t invite the comparison, but his arrival in Oakland has some striking parallels with that of Brandon Moss five years ago. Both came aboard at low cost because of a miserable season the year before. Moss had just… Continue Reading →
Oakland Tribune Jan 18, 2016

St. Louis Cardinals GM fears National League moving toward designated hitter

Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak says momentum has changed as NL front-office personnel soften their opposition to the DH.
Oakland Tribune Jan 16, 2016

'Lucky' Oakland still has chance to keep its teams

Sticking to their guns against helping pay for new stadiums, city leaders have watched Major League Baseball keep the A's out of San Jose and the NFL this week deny the Raiders a slot in Los Angeles next season. Even the Golden State Warriors announced Friday that they are in town another three seasons as they fend off twin lawsuits against their proposed move to San Francisco.

Athletics Player News

  • Josh Reddick

    Josh Reddick

    Oakland A's 2016 player profiles by fatrolf

  • Coco Crisp

    Coco Crisp

    A’s will have to wait and see on recoveries of Crisp, Parker

  • Stephen Vogt

    Stephen Vogt

    Oakland A's catcher Stephen Vogt has elbow surgery, will recover in 4 to 6 weeks

  • Danny Valencia

    Danny Valencia

    Oakland A's 2016 Player Profile: Danny Valencia

  • Marcus Semien

    Marcus Semien

    Semien’s fight through error issues impresses teammates

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