1. Springer-Fowler Bond Complicates Astros' Future

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 1 month ago 125 reads 0 comments

  2. Toronto Blue Jays' Brett Lawrie Says Goodbye on Twitter...

    On Friday, the Toronto Blue Jays dealt third baseman Brett Lawrie to the Oakland Athletics in a blockbuster trade that also sent prospects Sean Nolin, Kendall Graveman and Franklin Barreto to the A's in exchange for Josh Donaldson...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 1 month ago 63 reads 0 comments

  3. Next Up for the A's: Deciding When to Deal Samardzija

    Let’s not forget the reason the Cubs traded Jeff Samardzija to the Athletics last July: He wanted free-agent money in a long-term extension and wasn’t going to settle for anything less...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 155 reads 0 comments

  4. Samardzija May Be Next A's Star to Be Dealt

    OAKLAND -- Less than 24 hours after parting with All-Star third baseman Josh Donaldson, shipped to Toronto on Friday evening for four players in a blockbuster trade, the A's appear primed to continue dealing...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 1 month ago 114 reads 0 comments

  5. Brett Lawrie on Twitter

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 1 month ago 37 reads 0 comments

  6. What the Josh Donaldson Trade Means for the Mariners

    It's gotta be hard to be an Athletics fan. I mean, sure, they have a brilliant GM, and they've been really successful for the last few years. Given where the Mariners have been for the last decade-plus, you'd think I'd be jealous, but...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 1 month ago 219 reads 0 comments

  7. Josh Donaldson's Message to Oakland Fans

    Josh Donaldson tweeted a picture of the following message after being traded to the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 1 month ago 257 reads 0 comments

  8. Athletics GM Billy Beane Explains Thoughts on Trade

    Many were caught off guard by the big Josh Donaldson trade with the Blue Jays last night. This includes Donaldson's former teammate, Josh Reddick, who was baffled at how the team could deal away the team's best player over the past two seasons...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 1 month ago 138 reads 0 comments

  9. No, the A's Aren't Punting 2015

    As Dave Cameron pointed out, would a team that's starting over commit $30 million to Billy Butler? Not unless it was a really, really stupid team. An honorific for which the Athletics hardly qualify...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 1 month ago 124 reads 0 comments

  10. Beane Not Afraid to Take a Chance to Make A's Better

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 1 month ago 91 reads 0 comments

  11. Jeff Samardzija Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz, Speculation Surrounding Athletics SP

    The Oakland Athletics have traded one off their most prized assets, starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija , to the Chicago White Sox . Continue for updates. Tuesday, Dec...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 144,730 reads 219 comments

  12. Josh Donaldson Trade Just the Start for the Oakland Athletics

    The Oakland Athletics have dealt Josh Donaldson to the Toronto Blue Jays for Brett Lawrie and three players you've never heard of, per the team's Twitter account...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 1 month ago 7,382 reads 19 comments

  13. Athletics, Braves Discussing Justin Upton, Evan Gattis

    After pulling off a blockbuster earlier tonight, the Athletics are perhaps unsurprisingly exploring more deals...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Sean Jordan about 1 month ago 181 reads 0 comments

  14. Athletics Designate Kyle Blanks and Josh Lindblom for Assignment

    The trade between the Athletics and Blue Jays involving Josh Donaldson and Brett Lawrie has been made official...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Sean Jordan about 1 month ago 45 reads 0 comments

  15. Kyle Blanks Gets DFA'd After the Big Trade

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Sean Jordan about 1 month ago 12 reads 0 comments

  16. 3 Seattle Mariners Who Could Be with Different Clubs Next Season

    The 2014 season was a success for the Seattle Mariners . The team improved by 16 wins, transforming a 71-win team into an 87-win team. The 2014 season was also one of change...

    Ben Rosener Written by Ben Rosener about 1 month ago 5,270 reads 0 comments

  17. Seattle Mariners: How to Acquire Matt Kemp, Justin Upton or Yoenis Cespedes

    The Seattle Mariners need a cleanup hitter. What position that hitter plays remains to be seen. The club was reportedly interested in shortstop Hanley Ramirez, but it lost out on the former Dodger when he signed with the Red Sox ...

    Ben Rosener Written by Ben Rosener about 1 month ago 3,277 reads 0 comments

  18. Updated Odds for the Texas Rangers to Trade for Top 2 Targets

    Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels has said that his club won’t be doing much work in the free-agent market and will try to fill voids through trade. It is still early in the offseason and other proposals are bound to be mentioned...

    Trey Warren Written by Trey Warren about 2 months ago 3,628 reads 0 comments

  19. Angels Make Michael Roth a Free Agent After Three Proseasons

    It's not often that a player becomes a free agent after just three professional seasons, but unique circumstances have led to that happening with left-hander Michael Roth.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 months ago 11 reads 0 comments

  20. Minor Moves: Roth, Marte, Williams, Asencio

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 months ago 12 reads 0 comments

  21. Mike Trout Q&A: His workouts, goals and what he's thankful for

    If you thought Mike Trout would win the American League MVP, then spend his offseason slacking around, you're dead wrong. Trout, the 23-year-old Los Angeles Angels star, is already back in the gym getting ready for 2015...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 months ago 90 reads 0 comments

  22. Is a Cespedes Return Possible with BoSox Latest Signings?

    I caught an interesting glimpse on the MLB Network of the projected 2015 Boston Red Sox line up after the Boston Red Sox acquired Pablo Sandoval from the Giants and Hanley Ramirez from the Dodgers on Monday, Nov...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 months ago 24 reads 0 comments

  23. Backend Rotation Possibilities for Oakland

    With Jarrod Parker and A.J. Griffin both on the recovery path, and neither due back before May, it leaves the Oakland Athletics with a void in back-end pitching for the first month or so of the season...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 months ago 11 reads 0 comments

  24. Rangers Prospect Safe After Fatal Auto Wreck in DR

    The Associated Press has reported that Ronald Guzman, a highly regarded prospect in the Texas Rangers ' organization, was involved in a fatal automobile crash early Tuesday morning in his hometown of La Vega, Dominican Republic...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 2 months ago 15 reads 0 comments

  25. Chances for Oakland A's to Sign 6 Top Free-Agent Targets

    There are some fantastic free agents on the market this offseason, but the chances of the Oakland A's being major players for any of them are pretty slim. The signing of Billy Butler may be the biggest signing for Oakland over the winter...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 months ago 3,104 reads 0 comments