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Add Hansen to the list of A’s batting coach possibilities

The A’s have been able to add another strong candidate for the club’s open batting coach position. When Chili Davis took off to be the batting coach with the Boston Red Sox, Oakland thought about trying to hire Dave Hansen,… Continue Reading →
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Jon Lester would be a substantial, expensive upgrade to the Tigers' rotation

The Tigers will probably lose Max Scherzer this offseason, so why not go for the next best thing? The Tigers traded for one of the best left-handed pitchers in the American League already in 2014, acquiring David Price at the non-waiver trade deadline. Hours before that deal was finalized, the Oakland Athletics struck a deal for another excellent lefty, Jon Lester. With Max Scherzer likely to depart this offseason, could the Tigers bring in Lester to maintain their ace-heavy...

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Oakland Tribune Oct 14, 2014

A's hitting coach Chili Davis is candidate for same job with Yankees

New York Yankees are looking for a new batting coach, and Chili Davis of the Oakland A's will interview for the position.
Yankees to interview Chili Davis for vacant batting coach slot

Yankees to interview Chili Davis for vacant batting coach slot

Chili Davis, the A’s hitting coach the last three seasons, will fly to New York in the near future for an interview with the Yankees about taking the vacant job in the Bronx, this newspaper has learned. Davis, who spent… Continue Reading →
Hale to be DBacks manager; a look at A’s coaching options

Hale to be DBacks manager; a look at A’s coaching options

Longtime A’s bench coach Chip Hale will be named manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks later today, multiple media reports said Monday morning. Hale spent the last three seasons with the A’s under manager Bob Melvin and has been looked at… Continue Reading →
Sacramento Bee Oct 13, 2014

Diamondbacks hire A's bench coach Hale as manager

The Arizona Diamondbacks have hired Oakland Athletics bench coach Chip Hale as their next manager.

Chip Hale set to become Arizona’s manager today

From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser A’s  bench coach Chip Hale, 49, will be announced as the Diamondbacks new manager later today, according to numerous reports this morning. This will be the first big-league manager’s job for Hale, who will being enormous enthusiasm and energy to the job along with detailed preparation. Hale, who was born in San Jose and attended Campolindo High School, was a star at the University of Arizona and still lives in Tucson in the offseason. A top candidate to replace Hale: St. Louis Cardinals bench coach Mike Aldrete, who is friends with (and a former...
San Jose Mercury News Oct 13, 2014

Reports: A's bench coach Chip Hale hired as new Diamondbacks manager

The Arizona Diamondbacks are set to announce Monday that Oakland A's bench coach Chip Hale is their new manager, USA Today reported
Sacramento Bee Oct 10, 2014

A's Stephen Vogt, Brandon Moss set for surgeries

Oakland Athletics catcher Stephen Vogt is scheduled for surgery on his troublesome right foot Tuesday, while outfielder Brandon Moss is set for surgery on his right hip later this month.
Sacramento Bee Oct 9, 2014

A's release retiring Dunn

The Oakland Athletics officially released designated hitter Adam Dunn Thursday in order to clear a spot on the team's 40-man roster.
Oakland Tribune Oct 8, 2014

A's Stephen Vogt, Brandon Moss have surgery dates set

Oakland A's Stephen Vogt to have foot surgery Oct. 14; Brandon Moss having hip surgery Oct. 21
Sacramento Bee Oct 8, 2014

Shutting down the Royals' running game key for Orioles in ALCS

All Orioles manager Buck Showalter had to do was watch the Kansas City Royals' comeback win over the Oakland Athletics in the American League wild-card game last week to see how dangerous his team's AL Championship Series opponent can be on the base paths.
Sacramento Bee Oct 3, 2014
Royals closer has wild day before playoff save

Royals closer has wild day before playoff save

After a cross-country scramble that included the birth of his first child, a night in the hospital and some fast talking, just getting inside Angel Stadium was quite a relief for Kansas City closer Greg Holland. Kansas City Royals' Greg Holland celebrates after the Royals' 9-8 victory over the Oakland Athletics in 12 innings in the AL wild-card playoff baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez, right, celebrates with relief pitcher Greg Holland after the Royals defeated the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 in 11 innings in Game 1 of...
Sacramento Bee Oct 3, 2014
MLB's small markets like KC, Pittsburgh revive

MLB's small markets like KC, Pittsburgh revive

Fans gathered at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City this week for a pep rally ahead of the Royals' first playoff game since 1985. A Kansas City Royals fan holds up a sign during batting practice before the start of the AL wild-card playoff baseball game between the Kansas City Royals and the Oakland Athletics Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. A Pittsburgh Pirates fan holds up a towel handed out at a Pirates pep rally in downtown Pittsburgh Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. The Pirates face the San Francisco Giants in the wild card game in Pittsburgh Wednesday night. A fan wears...
Oakland Tribune Oct 2, 2014

A's have numerous worries heading into 2015 season

Oakland A's should have a competitive rotation, but the team needs up at second and short

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