Oakland Athletics

The As who will start in Fridays Cactus League opener |Feb 22, 2018

A's manager Bob Melvin revealed which players will be in Friday's lineup against the Angels for the start of Cactus League play.

As star misses practice, gets MRI on hand |Feb 22, 2018

MESA, Ariz. Matt Chapman was mysteriously absent from Thursdays workout at Fitch Park, and now theres a reason for it. As was first reported by MLB.coms Jane Lee, the As third baseman was sent to Los Angeles Thursday for a precautionary MRI to examine soreness in his right hand. The As do not expect []

Former Giants top prospect hopes to revitalize career with As |Feb 22, 2018

Former Giants top prospect Nick Noonan hopes to find his way back to the Bay Area with the A's this spring.

Bruce Bochy on As reliever Yusmeiro Petit: We missed him |Feb 21, 2018

Giants manager Bruce Bochy knows what the A's are getting with new reliever Yusmeiro Petit.

Rob Manfred gives thoughts on As Howard Terminal ballpark option |Feb 21, 2018

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred weighed in on Howard Terminal as an option for the A's new ballpark.

Santiago Casilla looking to impart wisdom as As elder statesman |Feb 21, 2018

A more mature Casilla understanding the process of winning is helpful for a young team with big aspirations like Oakland.

Venezuelan As struggle to focus on baseball with countrys turmoil |Feb 21, 2018

Venezuelan A's players Franklin Barreto and Yusmeiro Petit constantly have family on their mind with unrest in their home country.

As deliver a reminder to Raiders coach Jon Gruden |Feb 20, 2018

The A's used social media to send a gentle reminder to new Raiders coach Jon Gruden, who couldn't help but feel sad for Oakland fans during a recent interview.

As top prospect Jorge Mateo goes down with knee injury |Feb 20, 2018

The A's will be without top propsect Jorge Mateo for the start of Cactus League action.

The message Dave Stewart and Rickey Henderson gave young As |Feb 19, 2018

A's legends Dave Stewart and Rickey Henderson had a special message for the club before the first full-squad workout of the spring.

Noteworthy: anthem furor at East Bay campus; McClymonds High rings; and Warriors in a $40 million dispute |Feb 19, 2018

Star Spangled Banner decision made by California High School students was picked up by TV, newspapers, Fox News and something called ammoland.com.

How Dustin Fowler looked in first workout back from gruesome injury |Feb 19, 2018

A's outfielder Dustin Fowler returned to the field for his first workout since a gruesome knee injury that ended his season last June.

The temptation As will have to battle with this spring training |Feb 18, 2018

The A's already find themselves dealing with temptation around one of their supreme talents.

What Bob Melvin expects with looming MLB pace of play changes |Feb 18, 2018

A's manager Bob Melvin discussed what adjustments he might have to make with MLB's impending pace of play rule changes.

As pitcher Jesus Luzardo was supposed to be at Douglas High before shooting |Feb 17, 2018

A's pitching propsect Jesus Luzardo was planning to head over to Douglas High in Parkland before the tragic shooting occurred.

Who will pay? Golden State Warriors Oracle debt dispute headed to arbitration |Feb 16, 2018

The dispute stems from different interpretations of the team's 20-year lease agreement. The Warriors argue the team has no obligation to pay an estimated $40 million remaining debt for renovations to the arena once it departs for San Francisco next year, while Coliseum authority officials insists the team must cover the costs in full.

Healthy Paul Blackburn plans to fight for spot in As rotation |Feb 16, 2018

Paul Blackburn's quiet confidence may give him the upper hand in the A's starting rotation battle.

The As under-the-radar signing who could make the biggest impact |Feb 16, 2018

Devoid of any true veterans on the pitching staff, Yusmeiro Petit is determined to serve as a leader for the young A's.

The As pitcher who enters spring ahead of the pack in rotation battle |Feb 16, 2018

A's manager Bob Melvin says one pitcher is already ahead of the rest in the starting rotation battle.

As prospect affected by Parkland school shooting as alumnus |Feb 16, 2018

A's prospect Jesus Luzardo has set up a memorial fund for victims of the Parkland shooting, which occurred at high school he attended.

What Sean Manaea learned from encounter with Hall of Famer |Feb 16, 2018

A's pitcher Sean Manaea described receiving a special visit from a Hall of Fame pitcher.

As get first look at starting rotation competitors |Feb 15, 2018

The A's got a closer look at some of the starting rotation contenders on Wednesday in the first workout of spring training.

A.J. Puk and Randy Johnson? Comparisons arise for As phenom |Feb 15, 2018

A's manager Bob Melvin discussed similarities between top pitching prospect A.J. Puk and Hall of Famer Randy Johnson on Thursday.

Oldest living Oakland As player, father of MLB manager, dies at 84 |Feb 14, 2018

Tito Francona, father of Indians manager Terry Francona and the oldest living Oakland A's player, died Tuesday night. He was 84.

As closer Blake Treinen looking to take the next step |Feb 14, 2018

After cementing his role as the A's closer last year, Blake Treinen is looking to master the final step in his game.

2018 As 25-man roster prediction 1.0 |Feb 13, 2018

Projecting which 25 A's players will begin the season in Oakland.

Bruce Maxwell says he no longer will kneel during the anthem |Feb 13, 2018

A's catcher Bruce Maxwell has decided to longer kneel during the national anthem this upcoming season.

Sports media: Mindi Bach out at NBC Sports Bay Area |Feb 13, 2018

Veteran sports anchor and reporter Mindi Bach has parted ways with NBC Sports Bay Area. The cable network chose not to renew Bachs contract. Bach tweeted about the development Sunday afternoon: As you may or may not have heard, NBCSBA has decided not to renew my contract. Without a doubt, my favorite time during my []

Meet our new As beat writer, Martin Gallegos |Feb 12, 2018

You might have noticed him last season. This season, you can't miss him.

As spring training preview: Starting rotation tops question marks |Feb 12, 2018

The A's have have improved their roster in several areas this offseason, but questions still remain as the club arrives to Arizona for Cactus League action.

Tim Lincecum to throw for teams in comeback bid |Feb 7, 2018

Lincecum, 33, is looking more ripped than he has ever been.

As projected for improvement in 2018 |Feb 7, 2018

The Oakland A's are expected to win more games in 2018, but not as many as fans are hoping for.

As announce 50th anniversary gala |Feb 6, 2018

In continuance with the As season-long 50th anniversary celebration, the club will be hosting a special gala at its new headquarters. The special ticket event will feature a gathering of As alumni and legends at the As offices in Jack London Square at 55 Harrison Street. Food, cocktails, and baseball-themed games are on the schedule []

Busting out: Owens, Moss welcomed into Hall of Fame |Feb 4, 2018

Terrell Owens and Randy Moss, who took turns as Bay Area lightning rods, are going into the Pro Football Hall of Fame together astwo of the NFLs most productive and controversial wide receivers ever. Owens and Moss were voted in Saturday with linebackers Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher, as well as a nine-time Pro Bowl []

Top agent urges MLB players boycott spring training |Feb 2, 2018

Could major league baseball players stage a boycott of spring training as a way to protest the glacier-like pace of the offseason free agent market?

Brandon Moss excited but a little apprehensive on return to As |Jan 31, 2018

Brandon Moss, 34, is coming to an A's team that already has everyday first baseman Matt Olson and DH Khris Davis

As join other MLB teams in adding safety measure for fans |Jan 30, 2018

The As are expanding the protective netting at the Coliseum for at least this season, with the netting extending to the far ends of both dugouts

As player lands on Top 10 list from MLB Network |Jan 29, 2018

The MLB Network released its annual list of top-10 left fielders, and an under the radar As slugger finally got some love. Khris Davis came in at No. 6 on the list, one spot behind Trey Mancini of the Baltimore Orioles. Former Athletic Yoenis Cespedes came in at No. 2, which is sure to get []

As fans grill Billy Beane about ever-changing roster at FanFest |Jan 27, 2018

Billy Beane heard from plenty of frustrated A's fans worn out by constant player turnover at Saturday's FanFest.

No-nonsense ex-Giant on bat flip trend: Today its almost an art form |Jan 27, 2018

New A's third base coach was famous for his business-like home run trots

Can the As sneak into 2018 postseason? Players are believing |Jan 27, 2018

As strong 2017 finish has players thinking playoffs this upcoming season despite a tough division.

As go to bat for undefeated championship high school football team |Jan 24, 2018

A's, other Oakland entities, partner in effort to raise $25,000 to buy championship rings for undefeated McClymonds High School football team.

All-Star outfielder thankful he wasnt traded to Oakland As |Jan 15, 2018

New St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Marcell Ozuna said he was relieved that he wasn't traded to the Oakland A's instead.

Oakland As announce free FanFest in Jack London Square |Jan 12, 2018

As fans will have the opportunity to meet their favorite players Jan. 27 when the club hosts its annual FanFest. The event takes place in Jack London Square for the second consecutive year and will be free of charge, featuring autograph and photo sessions along with a Q&A with players, coaches, and broadcasters. In addition []

Former ace out as As analyst: It was something that I really enjoyed |Jan 10, 2018

Mulder, who would fill in occasionally for regular color analyst Ray Fosse. will not be back in the broadcast booth this season alongside Glen Kuiper for A's telecasts

With Mulder out, fiery former pitcher is hired for As broadcasts |Jan 10, 2018

Dallas Braden is heading to the broadcast booth -- and back to the field -- for a number of A's telecasts this season on NBC Sports California

Oakland As make Khris Davis their highest-paid player |Jan 10, 2018

The As have have made sure to secure a contract with one of baseballs premier sluggers. The club announced Wednesday it has reached an agreement on a one-year, $10.5 million deal with Khris Davis to avoid arbitration. The deal will make Davis the highest-paid player on the team next season. Khris Davis, as settle at []

As add to outfield with Cuban international free agent signing |Dec 19, 2017

The As have found success with Cuban players in the past with sluggers such as Yoenis Cespedes and Jose Canseco, and they went back there in search of outfield help. The club announced Monday it has signed 24-year-old outfielder Dairon Blanco as an international free agent. Terms of the contract are unknown. Were excited to []

Steward: Despite flunking out at Laney, As earn high marks for Piscotty deal |Dec 15, 2017

Where were the Giants in pursuit of Bay Area native outfielder? Snowed in, perhaps?

New As outfielder Stephen Piscotty a popular subject at his old school |Dec 15, 2017

It's been nearly a decade since new A's outfielder Stephen Piscotty graduated from Amador Valley High and established a legacy. But in some ways, it's as if he never left.