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Who should have been 2020 National League All-Stars?The short season was nearly as long as a normal All-Star audition. Who would have gotten the call?

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Kotsay promoted to third base coach; Why the As are thrilled to keep him in OaklandOakland Athletics' Mark Kotsay returns to the field staff as manager Bob Melvin's third base coach.

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Kotsay promoted to third base coach; Why the A's are thrilled to keep him in OaklandOakland Athletics Mark Kotsay returns to the field staff as manager Bob Melvins third base coach.

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A's CastOn the December 3 edition of A's Cast Live, Chris Townsend discussed the non-tender deadline and two-way players in Major League Baseball.

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Oakland A's news: A's tender contracts to all playersWednesday brought the deadline for teams to tender contracts to their players. Doing so keeps the players under team control for the 2021 season, with a salary to be determined later, whereas non-tendering them makes them a free agent.

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Oakland A's announce 2021 coaching staff, with new role for Mark KotsayThe Oakland A's announced their 2021 coaching staff on Thursday, and almost everyone is back from last year.

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Oakland A's: Dan Straily to remain in Korean Baseball OrganizationAfter briefly flirting with the idea of returning to the majors, former Oakland A's pitcher Dan Straily has decided to return to the KBO.

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A's set 2021 coaching staffMark Kotsay, who spent the previous three seasons as the A's quality control coach, will return to the third-base coach's box next year.

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Athletics Name Mark Kotsay Third Base CoachThe Athletics announced that Mark Kotsay will take over as their third base coach in 2021.

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The Non-Tendered Player A's Should Go AfterWhen I saw mlbtr's mostly uninspiring list of non-tendered players, one name stood out as a possibly "great A's-y find".

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Can the A's keep both Matt Chapman and Matt Olson beyond 2021?The As have a history of flipping their star players when the price gets a little too steep.

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Ep239: Chris Bassitt on the 2020 A's, and how it endedAgainst so many odds, A's starter Chris Bassitt had a fantastic 2020 season, and was very much Oakland's ace.

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First baseman Matt Olson receives $5 million, 1-year deal from Oakland AthleticsSlugging first baseman Matt Olson reached agreement Wednesday with the A's on a $5 million guaranteed contract for the 2021 season, avoiding salary arbitration.

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Players Avoiding Arbitration: 12/2/20With the non-tender deadline coming today at 7pm CT, expect quite a few players to agree to contracts for the 2021 season, avoiding arbitration in advance. In many cases, these deals — referred to as “pre-tender” deals because they fall prior to the deadline — will fall shy of expectations and projections. Teams will...

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Oakland As agree to terms with key player, tender contracts to all those arb-eligibleSanta Clara County reports COVID outbreak at juvenile hall, youth ranch.

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Oakland A's agree to terms with key player, tender contracts to all those arb-eligibleOakland Athletics NewsNews Based on facts, either observed and verified directly by the reporter, or reported and verified from knowledgeable sources.

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Oakland A's sign Matt Olson to one-year contract, avoid arbitrationThe A's also announced that they tendered contracts to all of their remaining players, so nobody from Oakland will be non-tendered this winter.

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A's Agree to Terms with 1B Olson and INF Kemp on One-Year ContractsThe Oakland A's agreed to terms with first baseman Matt Olson and infielder Tony Kemp on one-year contracts for the 2021 season, the club announced today.

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Matt Olson, Tony Kemp A's agree to dealThe A's on Wednesday agreed to one-year deals with first baseman Matt Olson and infielder Tony Kemp and have tendered contracts to all previously unsigned players on their 40-man roster.

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Oakland wellness clinic honors Major League Baseball's 1st openly-gay playerGlenn Burke was the first openly gay ball player from the major leagues. In the '70s, the Oakland native played for the A's and the Dodgers.

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Oakland A's: Here's what they need to do to be a playoff team again in 2021The Oakland A's must sign these players to get back to the MLB playoffs in 2021 The Oakland A's have a long offseason ahead of them to reflect and add onto...

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Coronavirus economy: Job cuts hound Bay Area amid shutdownsBay Area News Group Claremont Hotel Club and Spa in Oakland. Bay Area companies have resumed plans for wide-ranging job cuts, even as they are being confronted by a fresh round of business shutdowns imposed by state and local government agencies to combat the coronavirus.

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Oakland A's avoid arbitration with three playersThe Oakland A's managed to avoid arbitration with three players on Tuesday, signing each to a one year deal for the 2021 season.

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Mike Minor's exit creates spot for A's to add veteran to rotationHis addition was an interesting one with Oakland. A’s general manager David Forst was transparent about the addition of the 32-year-old, who would act as an additional arm for a team that was dealing with a lot of double-headers amid a positive coronavirus test from starting pitcher Daniel Mengden.

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Oakland A's news: MLB arbitration non-tender deadline approachesToday is a major landmark in the MLB offseason, as it brings the deadline for teams to tender contracts to their players.

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Oakland A's add catching depth with Francisco PenaThe Oakland A's have added a depth option at the catcher position, as they have reportedly signed Francisco Pena to a one year contract.

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SF Giants: Former Minor Leaguer Signs with Crosstown RivalsThe Oakland Athletics announced that they have signed former SF Giants minor leaguer Francisco Peña to a minor-league pact.

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Minor MLB Transactions: 12/2/20The latest minor league moves from around baseball... The Cubs signed outfielder Michael Hermosillo to a minors contract, MLB Network's...

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Jose Canseco wants to box one of the Paul brothersJose Canseco is tired of the Logan and Jake Paul talking smack on the internet after Jake knocked out Nate Robinson.

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Agent Rachel Luba's Amazing JourneyAgent Rachel Luba, who is from Monterey, is making waves this off-season by representing two high profile clients, Cy Young winner Trevor Bauer and outfielder Yasiel Puig.

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Oakland A's sign Tony Kemp to one-year contract, avoid arbitrationKemp has limitations in his profile, but also plenty of utility. His glove at second base is poorly rated by the metrics, but he can make a highlight play now and then, and he has the versatility to stand in at multiple positions around the field if needed.

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Oakland A's sign Chad Pinder to one-year contract, avoid arbitrationEven without those October heroics, Pinder still has plenty to offer. He hits the ball as hard as anyone on the team in terms of exit velocity, he doesn't strike out too much, he's versatile enough to play almost any position, and he's a particularly excellent defender in the outfield corners.

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Sources: Oakland A's keeping 2B Tony Kemp on $1.05M dealThe Oakland A's have agreed to keep second baseman Tony Kemp on a deal worth $1.05 million, sources told ESPN.

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The best Oakland A's closers come from the unlikeliest placesYou can keep going back through A's history in similar fashion. Their closer in 2014 used to be a first baseman, their closer in 2012-13 was originally signed as a setup man, and their closers in 2009-11 and 2005-08 got the job as rookies and each won Rookie of the Year.

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Pinder, Smith agree to terms with As a€” what does it mean for Oaklands other arb-eligible players?The Oakland As agreed to terms on one-year deals with right-handed reliever Burch Smith and utility player Chad Pinder, avoiding arbitration, the team announced Tuesday.

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Oakland A's news: MLB announces Draft Scouting League as part of new minorsThat means we'll see a flurry of one-year deals signed in the next 24 hours, followed by a deluge of players being set loose to free agency by clubs who don't want to pay their rising salaries.

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Pinder , Smith reach deals with A'sUtilityman Chad Pinder reached a $2,275,000, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics a day before Wednesday's deadline for teams to offer deals to unsigned players on their rosters.

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Athletics, right-hander Burch Smith reach $705,000 dealOAKLAND, Calif. — Right-hander Burch Smith agreed to a $705,000, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics a day before Wednesday's deadline for teams to offer deals to unsigned players on their rosters.

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Press release: A's and Bay Area sports teams launch #BayAreaUnite Giving Tuesday fundraiserThe Oakland A's have teamed up with the Golden State Warriors, San Francisco 49ers, San Francisco Giants, San Jose Earthquakes, and San Jose Sharks for a special #BayAreaUnite Giving Tuesday fundraiser.

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Oakland A's: Three potential trade targets for the pitching staffThe Oakland A's have plenty of holes to fill in their pitching staff. They may well be active on the trade front this offseason.

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Oakland A's sign Burch Smith to one-year contract, avoid arbitrationHe was already under team control, but now his salary is decided.

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Jose Canseco wants to fight Jake Paul nextIf Jake Paul is interested, he could have his next opponent lined up. Jose Canseco is willing to get in the ring with him next.

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Oakland Athletics top prospects 2021: Lefty A.J. Puk headlines top fiveThe lack of a minor-league season makes that more of a challenge this year. It doesn't help that some teams opted against sharing video and data from their alternate-site camps with the rest of the league.

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Players Avoiding Arbitration: 12/1/20MLB Trade Rumors is tracking the players who avoid arbitration prior to Tuesday's non-tender deadline.

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Oakland Athletics, Chad Pinder agree to dealThe Oakland Athletics and third baseman Chad Pinder have agreed to a one-year deal worth $2.275 million, sources told ESPN's Buster Olney.

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Athletics, right-hander Burch Smith reach $705,000 dealOAKLAND, Calif. — Right-hander Burch Smith agreed to a $705,000, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics a day before Wednesday's deadline for teams to offer deals to unsigned players on their rosters.

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Who should have been 2020 American League All-Stars?The short season was nearly as long as a normal All-Star audition. Who would have gotten the call?

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Oakland A's news: Kansas City Royals sign Mike Minor to two-year contractThe Oakland A's had 10 of their players reach free agency this winter, with most or all likely to move on to other clubs next season.

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Everything Juwan Howard said after OT win over OaklandFollowing the Michigan basketball team's overtime win over Oakland, Wolverines head coach Juwan Howard met with reporters to discuss the win, his freshmen and plenty more.

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Press release: Oakland A's to celebrate Community Champions throughout DecemberThis holiday season, the A's are celebrating the Community Champions who are making our communities brighter during a difficult year.

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Oakland A's: Will Sheldon Neuse get his chance?The Oakland A's seemingly have an opening for Sheldon Neuse to get playing time in 2021, but he may never get his chance.

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Oakland County relocates coronavirus testing sites, Wayne adds 2Drive-through COVID-19 testing locations in Oakland County are being relocated as colder weather sets in, while Wayne County has added testing sites.

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Oakland County relocates virus testing sites, Wayne adds 2AP) — Drive-thru COVID-19 testing locations in Oakland County are being relocated as colder weather sets in, while Wayne County has added testing sites.

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Who is the best Oakland A's player not in the Hall of Fame? 1970s editionWe're only looking at players who spent significant time in Oakland — for example, you might notice Frank Thomas and Harold Baines aren't included in the list of HOFers in the first paragraph, after merely brief cameos with the A's.

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Mollee Of Mollee's Adventures On YouTube Asks Who Are The Oakland Athletics?Mollee Of Mollees Adventures On YouTube Asks Who Are The Oakland Athletics?

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Oakland A's: Mel Rojas Jr. could be intriguing lottery ticketThe Oakland A's are in need of a corner outfielder. Korean Baseball Organization sensation Mel Rojas Jr. could be worth a look.

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Hunter Dickinson helps Michigan basketball avoid upset vs. OaklandHunter Dickinson had 19 points off the bench for Michigan basketball as the Wolverines held off Oakland, 81-71, in overtime at Crisler Center.

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Who is the best A's player not in the Hall of Fame? 1970s editionWe’re only looking at players who spent significant time in Oakland — for example, you might notice Frank Thomas and Harold Baines aren’t included in the list of HOFers in the first paragraph, after merely brief cameos with the A’s.

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Oakland A's: Dan Straily nearing a return to the majorsFormer Oakland A's prospect Dan Straily has a chance to return to the majors as several teams are interested in his services.

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Oakland County relocates virus testing sites, Wayne adds 2PONTIAC, Mich. — Drive-thru COVID-19 testing locations in Oakland County are being relocated as colder weather sets in, while Wayne County has added testing sites.

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Michigan Basketball: 3 Predictions for Wolverines against OaklandMichigan basketball will play its second game of the season against Oakland Sunday and here are three predictions for the Wolverines.

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Oakland County relocates virus testing sites, Wayne adds 2Drive-thru COVID-19 testing locations in Oakland County are being relocated as colder weather sets in, while Wayne County has added testing sites.

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Oakland A's hoping A.J. Puk can fill that final spot in rotationThe Oakland A's plans this offseason will hinge upon whether or not A.J. Puk is healthy, and if he can return to the starting rotation.

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Happy Anniversary!Just when I thought my Thanksgivings couldn't get any weirder comes the Zoom version, circa 2020.

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Oakland A's: Addison Russell's disappointing career at crossroadsFormer Oakland A's top prospect Addison Russell will not be returning to the Kiwoom Heroes of the KBO.

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Dickinson, Livers Lead Michigan to Overtime Win Against OaklandSenior Hunter Dickinson added a career-high 19 to lift the No. 25-ranked University of Michigan men's basketball team to an 81-71 overtime victory over Oakland University on Sunday night at Crisler Center.

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49ers could be evicted from Levis Stadium with Santa Clara County banning sportsSanta Clara County officials have announced a ban on all sports related activities for the next three weeks, imperiling two upcoming San Francisco 49ers home games during that span, ESPNs Nick Wagoner is reporting.

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Domingo Acevedo leads Oakland A's 2021 minor league free agent pitcher signingsAcevedo's fastball has been clocked as high as 103 mph in the past, though he usually works from 93-97 mph as a starter, and it's especially difficult to hit because of the funkiness and angle his 6-foot-7 frame and low three-quarters arm slot create.

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Oakland A's news: Minor league realignment could move Stockton Ports to Low-ARookie League sticks around too, in Arizona / Florida and the Dominican Republic. Some of the teams cut from the ranks of the lower minors will become Draft Scouting leagues for current college players, and some of the previously independent leagues are now loosely affiliated as Partner Leagues.

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Several MLB teams interested in free agent Dan StrailyFree agent pitcher Dan Straily, who most recently revived his career in the KBO, is drawing attention from multiple MLB teams.

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Oakland A's: The question in left fieldThe Oakland A's have a major question at this point - who will be their Opening Day left fielder?

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Domingo Acevedo leads A's minor league free agent pitcher signingsEach winter, teams stock up on minor league free agent signings. Most of them will help fill out Triple-A and Double-A rosters.

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Hillmon's 35-Point Performance Helps Michigan Cruise Past OaklandJunior Naz Hillmon scored a career-best 35 points to lead the No. 25-ranked University of Michigan women's basketball team to a decisive 95-62 victory at Oakland Friday night at the O'rena.

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Former Oakland A's reliever Fernando Rodney has a shot at 1000 gamesFormer Oakland A's reliever Fernando Rodney is running out of time, but he still has a chance to reach the 1000 appearance plateau.

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SF Giants Interested In Free-Agent Dan StrailyThe SF Giants are reportedly keeping tabs on journeyman starter Dan Straily. According to a report by Craig Mish, free-agent starter Dan Straily is drawing...

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Elephant Rumblings: Minor league realignment could move Stockton Ports to Low-ARookie League sticks around too, in Arizona / Florida and the Dominican Republic. Some of the teams cut from the ranks of the lower minors will become Draft Scouting leagues for current college players, and some of the previously independent leagues are now loosely affiliated as Partner Leagues.

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Oakland Athletics Community Champion Contest Official RulesThe object of the Contest is to submit an original essay describing how an individual you know has shown, or is showing, tremendous courage and strength by contributing relief to their community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Know your sport? Test your sorts knowledge with our fun quizTest your knowledge with our regular quiz.

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9 movies leaving Netflix you have to watch before November endsCheck out these movies before they all disappear from Netflix on November 30. Movies include "Zodiac" and "Moneyball." There's also the documentary, "Diana: In Her Own Words."

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How to fix MLB's slow-paced offseasonWelcome to Major League Baseball's offseason where nothing happens for months as teams play what looks like a perpetual game of chicken with free agents and each other.

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2020 Final Value Survey: HittersLongtime leader Tim Anderson is supplanted by another star teammate as White Sox surplus value champion.

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Wild Card RoundOCTOBER 01: Liam Hendriks #16 of the Oakland Athletics reacts after he strikes out Nomar Mazara #30 of the Chicago White Sox to end the game and win Game Three of the American League Wild Card Round at RingCentral Coliseum on October 01, 2020 in Oakland, California.

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Oakland A's trivia: Name the 2020 A'sThis summer's campaign only lasted 60 games, which means we didn't see nearly as much action as usual — or nearly as many players, just three-quarters as many as the previous year.

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Alex Cora has the nerve to confront Mike Fiers over whistleblowingBoston Red Sox Alex Cora wants to confront pitcher Mike Fiers for blowing the whistle on the Houston Astros' sign-stealing scandal from the 2017 MLB season.

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Oakland A's: So the Rays need a catcherThe Tampa Bay Rays are looking for a catcher. The Oakland A's have several catchers amongst their top prospects.

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What Should The A's Do About Left Field?The Oakland A's may look to offset the potential loss of left fielder Robbie Grossman with organizational depth.

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Oakland A's: Tim Hudson gets a Hall of Fame voteFormer Oakland A's star Tim Hudson will not be shut out on the MLB Hall of Fame ballot, as he will receive at least one vote.

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A's trivia: Name the 2020 rosterThis summer’s campaign only lasted 60 games, which means we didn’t see nearly as much action as usual — or nearly as many players, just three-quarters as many as the previous year.

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Cora hopes to bury hatchet with Fiers over sign-stealing scandalBoston Red Sox manager Alex Cora hasn't yet spoken with former Houston Astros right-hander Mike Fiers since the latter blew the whistle on the club's sign-stealing scheme, but he's hoping that changes down the road.'He did what he did,' Cora said on MassLive's 'The Fenway Rundown' podcast on Tuesday.

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Oakland A's free agency: Would Brad Hand be a good target?The A's need a closer, and he's one of the best.

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Oakland Athletics 2020 Holiday Gift GuideThe holidays are here! 2020 has been pure madness, but now is the time to make sure all the Oakland Athletics fans you know are happy.

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Oakland A's news: Cincinnati Reds and Colorado Rockies make minor tradeThe swap sends two players in each direction. The Reds acquire pitchers Jeff Hoffman and Case Williams, and the Rockies get pitcher Robert Stephenson and outfielder Jameson Hannah.

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Would Brad Hand be a good free agent target for A's?The 2020 AL Reliever of the Year was the only member of the team who got MVP votes this year, and his 9th-inning dominance the last two seasons has been an enormous part of the club’s recent success.

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Oakland A's: Liam Hendriks not concerned with free agencyAs one of the top relievers available on the market, it is understandable that Oakland A's closer Liam Hendriks is not concerned with his trek through free agency.

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Royals "Hall of Not Forgotten": Billy Butler, 1B/DHIts hard to imagine a scenario where Billy Butler would be inducted into the Royals Hall of Fame.

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Musketeers in quarantine: How Xavier's handling an early COVID-19 curveballLess than 24 hours from its season-opener Wednesday, Xavier University announced that three men's basketball players had been placed in quarantine after contact tracing revealed they came in close contact with an individual who tested positive for COVID-19. Thanks to Xavier Athletics Freshman C.J. Wilcher was among three Xavier players who are...

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5 potential landing spots for Kris Bryant via tradeThe Chicago Cubs find themselves at a strange juncture with third baseman Kris Bryant. The former National League MVP can become a free agent after the 2021 season, and it feels like the organization is trending towards a retool or even rebuild.

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Rockies deal Jeff Hoffman, Douglas County prospect Case Williams to RedsJonathan Daniel, Getty Images Starting pitcher Jeff Hoffman #34 of the Colorado Rockies delivers the ball against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on June 04, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Jesus Luzardo Gives Thanks After Rookie SeasonLeft-hander Jesús Luzardo checks in with Matt Kawahara about his rookie season, his playoff experience and his offseason roommate.

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Former Obama official buys prominent downtown Bangor buildingA New York-based real estate development group has purchased 2 Hammond St. in downtown Bangor, a former bank that now houses the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce, with plans to restore the building and add upscale apartments to the upper floors.

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MLB roundtable: Which team will be next to snap a lengthy World Series drought?Matt Snyder: I'll go with the Mets. There's a decent enough foundation in place and now with Steve Cohen looking to make a huge splash in the middle of a period when nearly every other team is pinching pennies, they are in the perfect position to take advantage of the unique circumstances.

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Chicago Cubs Q&A: How to explain the team's hitting issues?The Tribune's Mark Gonzales answers readers' questions about the Chicago Cubs' hitting woes since Chili Davis was fired in 2018 and what it would it take to acquire Blake Snell from the Tampa Bay Rays.

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Oakland A's news: Calm before the offseason stormThere's not much going on in baseball right now. The World Series is over, the awards are handed out, and the offseason open market has officially begun.

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MLB hot stove: SF Giants linked ex-Cubs, Red Sox ace Jon LesterLester wouldn't represent the home-run swing some fans may be seeking, but signing him could bolster the middle of the Giants' rotation.

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MLB hot stove: SF Giants linked to five-time All-Star lefty LesterLester wouldnt represent the home-run swing some fans may be seeking, but signing him could bolster the middle of the Giants rotation.

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Oakland A's: To harness Wandisson CharlesThe Oakland A's added hard throwing Wandisson Charles to their 40 man roster. If he can harness his stuff, he could make a major impact upon their future.

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Oakland A's: Chris Bassitt blames himself for ALDS series lossThe 2020 season did not end the way that the Oakland A's had hoped. There were plenty of positives, as the A's won the AL West and won a playoff series for the first time since 2006.

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Elephant Rumblings: Calm before the offseason stormThere’s not much going on in baseball right now. The World Series is over, the awards are handed out, and the offseason open market has officially begun.

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Mets: Reacting to a trade idea with the Athletics involving Dominic SmithIs there a trade to be made between the New York Mets and Oakland Athletics?

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Alameda, Oakland cat rescue group to host online fundraiserThat's why the smart rescue groups, such as Island Cat Resources and Adoption in Alameda and Oakland and Fix Our Ferals in the Berkeley / Richmond corridor, focus all their energies on the supply side: preventing those unwanted kittens from being born in the first place.

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Ep235: Liam Hendriks is a Free AgentA's closer Liam Hendriks is one of 10 Oakland players becoming a Free Agent this winter.

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Michigan to Open 2020-21 With Games Against CMU, OaklandThe No. 25-ranked University of Michigan women's basketball team will kick off the 2020-21 campaign with a pair of in-state opponents, welcoming Central Michigan to Crisler Center on Wednesday at 12:30 p.m.

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Sandy Alderson Thinks Tim Tebow, Mets 'Committed' to Opportunity for 2021 SeasonNew York Mets president Sandy Alderson is looking forward to having Tim Tebow return to the organization in 2021.

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Oakland A's trivia: Name the autographs!Can you figure out which nine A's players and coaches signed this baseball?

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Chicago Cubs: 5 general manager candidatesJed Hoyer seeks a general manager with candid thoughts in his new duties as Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations.

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Oakland A's news: Liam Hendriks save voted Best 2020 A's MomentThe final vote began Friday morning, pitting two favorites: Matt Olson's Opening Day walk-off grand slam against the Los Angeles Angels, and Liam Hendriks' save in the deciding Game 3 of the Wild Card Series against the Chicago White Sox to seal Oakland's first postseason series victory in over a decade.

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Division SeriesOCTOBER 07: Liam Hendriks #16 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Houston Astros during the seventh inning in Game Three of the American League Division Series at Dodger Stadium on October 07, 2020 in Los Angeles, California.

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A's trivia: Name the autographs!Can you figure out which nine A's players and coaches signed this baseball?

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MLB Trade Rumors: Sonny Gray's Value Being Gauged by Reds; CIN Open to DealThe Cincinnati Reds may lose two of the starting pitchers who helped lead them to the playoffs in 2020.

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Press release: Oakland A's coming together with Bay Area sports teams for Giving Tuesday FundraiserThe Oakland A's are teaming up with the Golden State Warriors, San Francisco 49ers, San Francisco Giants, San Jose Earthquakes, and San Jose Sharks for a special #BayAreaUnite Giving Tuesday fundraiser.

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Elephant Rumblings: Liam Hendriks save voted Best 2020 A's MomentThe final vote began Friday morning, pitting two favorites: Matt Olson’s Opening Day walk-off grand slam against the Los Angeles Angels, and Liam Hendriks’ save in the deciding Game 3 of the Wild Card Series against the Chicago White Sox to seal Oakland’s first postseason series victory in over a decade.

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Chicago White Sox tentatively scheduled a€” again a€” to play the New York Yankees in the MLB at Field of Dreams game in 2021Major League Baseball announced Monday the teams are tentatively scheduled to meet Aug. 12 in Dyersville, Iowa, in an 8,000-seat temporary ballpark built on the farm where the iconic Oscar-nominated 1989 film "Field of Dreams" was shot.

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Oakland A's may have something with Trey SupakThe Oakland A's are taking a chance that former top prospect Trey Supak can turn his career around in their organization.

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NBCSBA announces new pre/post talent for Warriors, GiantsNBC Sports Bay Area today announced a pair of on-air talent moves for its surrounding pre/postgame coverage of the Golden State Warriors and San Francisco Giants.

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A's Bassitt can't get ALDS loss off his mind: 'I have a lot of regretsOakland Athletics starter Chris Bassitt still thinks about losing to the Houston Astros in last month's American League Division Series and blames himself for how things turned out.'I have a lot of regrets over my last game that I pitched,' Bassitt told Brodie Brazil of NBC Sports Bay Area.

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Chris Bassitt has regrets, blames himself for A's ALDS loss to AstrosThe A's fell to the Astros in a hotly contested AL Division Series, and one player is taking it especially hard.

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Minor League Progress Hard To GaugeSo we finally have a winner in 2020: turkeys. Turkeys will be rooting hard for an annual pandemic after this week's Zoomsgivings in which families virtually share Turducken.

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Oakland A's: Yonder Alonso announces retirementFormer Oakland A's first baseman Yonder Alonso has announced that, after a ten year major league career, he is retiring.

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Oakland A's best moment in 2020 determined by fan voteLiam Hendriks closing out the Wild Card Round to send the Oakland A's to the ALDS has been determined to be the best moment of 2020 according to the fans.

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How Can MLB Make Their Offseason More Like The NBA?As the MLB offseason drags deep into the winter, and likely into next year, the biggest moves of the NBA offseason have already transpired.

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Brewers: Could 3B Jake Lamb be a free agent target?The Milwaukee Brewers have a need at third base this offseason. Could former All-Star Jake Lamb be a good fit in free agency?

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Ranking the Chances for Every MLB Team to Land George Springer in Free AgencyIn a top-heavy free-agent market thin on superstar talent, a case can be made that George Springer is the most complete all-around player available this winter.

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All-Time Marlins Countdown: Isan Diaz, Fernando Rodney and moreThe subjects of today's Marlins countdown chapter range from former top prospects to journeymen.

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Oakland A's: Sean Murphy makes Topps All Star Rookie TeamOakland A's catcher Sean Murphy made an impact as a rookie, with his performance leading to his being named to the Topps All Star Rookie Team.

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Oakland A's add intriguing arm in Domingo AcevedoOne time Yankees prospect Domingo Acevedo is getting a second chance as the Oakland A's have signed him to a minor league deal.

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Raiders' victory lap wasn't first bus incident in Kansas CityWhen Andy Reid complained about the Raiders taking a victory lap in the team bus, it was learned that they were involved in another bus brouhaha in Kansas City 25 years ago.

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Wild trade idea: Oakland A's and New York Mets could transform each other's offseasonsThe A's biggest restriction this winter will be money. That's normal. To be more specific, they have a lot of free agents coming off the books, but much of the money they're saving is going directly to arbitration raises before they get a chance to fill the holes that opened up in the roster.

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Raiders, Chiefs turning up the temperature on NFL's most infamous rivalryRecent off-the-field developments add to lore of Chiefs-Raiders showdowns that reached their zenith 50 years ago.

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10 MLB Free Agents Who Could Get Screwed by Suppressed MarketMajor League Baseball teams have grown to be especially risk-averse on the free-agent market in recent years.

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Oakland A's add three prospects to 40 man rosterThe Oakland A's added three prospects to their 40 man roster ahead of the deadline to protect them from the Rule V Draft.

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Oakland football's Isaiah Horton has another big catch in Battle of the 'Boro playoff winIt just seems like it. Horton's latest, a left-handed grab against his body for a touchdown Friday night, was another highlight-reel play for the four-star receiver in Oakland's 39-14 Class 6A state quarterfinal win over rival Riverdale at Ray Hughes Stadium.

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Vote: Final round, 2020 Best Oakland A's Moment BracketWhat was the best moment of the Oakland A's 2020 season? The team offered up 16 nominees, and fans have now voted them down to two finalists.

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Oakland A's news: New York Mets interested in A's GM David Forst?For today's Rumblings, let's double back to some quiet news from earlier this week. On Tuesday, Susan Slusser of the S.F. Chronicle offered this tidbit.

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Oakland A's select two pitchers and outfielder, leave others off 40-man rosterOakland As select Miguel Romero, Wandisson Charles and Greg Deichmann; leave Parker Dunshee, Brian Howard and Buddy Reed off 40-man roster.

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Oakland A's select Miguel Romero, Wandisson Charles and Greg Deichmann; leave Parker Dunshee, Brian Howard and Buddy Reed off 40-man rosterOakland A's select Miguel Romero, Wandisson Charles and Greg Deichmann; leave Parker Dunshee, Brian Howard and Buddy Reed off 40-man roster.

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MLB: Oakland A's select Miguel Romero and Wandisson CharlesOakland A's select Miguel Romero, Wandisson Charles and Greg Deichmann; leave Parker Dunshee, Brian Howard, Lazaro Armenteros and Buddy Reed off 40-man roster.

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Athletics' Cristian Alvarado: Joins Oakland as non-roster inviteeAlvarado has spent the entirety of his professional career with the Orioles. He hasn't advanced beyond Double-A but produced a strong 2.66 ERA in 74.1 innings of relief at that level for Bowie in 2019.

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Oakland A's: Jake Diekman wants lifetime ban for PED usersOakland A's reliever Jake Diekman isn't a fan of performance enhancing drugs. He wants Robinson Cano to get a lifetime ban for his PED violation.

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Oakland A's add 3 prospects to 40-man roster for Rule 5 draft protectionFriday is the deadline for teams to protect their prospects from the upcoming Rule 5 draft, which they can do by adding those prospects to their 40-man rosters.

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A's Add Three To 40-Man Roster, Announce Several Minor League SigningsThe Athletics announced Friday that they've selected the contracts of right-handers Miguel Romero and Wandisson Charles, as well as outfielder Greg Deichmann.

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Oakland A's: Jake Diekman has strong thoughts about Robinson CanoOakland A's reliever Jake Diekman is not in a forgiving mood when it comes to Robinson Cano and his latest PED suspension.

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MLB Free Agent Focus: How Liam Hendriks Can Keep White Sox a€˜Pen a StrengthThe White Sox bullpen was a strength of the team in 2020. Signing a free-agent closer like Liam Hendriks could keep it that way.

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Elephant Rumblings: Mets interested in A's GM David Forst?For today’s Rumblings, let’s double back to some quiet news from earlier this week. On Tuesday, Susan Slusser of the S.F. Chronicle offered this tidbit.

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Arizona Cardinals QB Kyler Murray staying optimistic about baseballKyler Murray, Arizona Cardinals QB1, and former Oakland Athletics draft pick is not calling it quits yet on baseball, but it seems more and more unlikely.

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A's mailbag: Billy Beane's potential departure and moreThe A's not only have 10 free agents and 10 players, but members of their front office are coveted by other teams.

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Athletics' Domingo Acevedo: Invited to Athletics' campThe 26-year-old spent last season at the Yankees' alternate training site. He's yet to make his big-league debut and owns an unimpressive 4.97 ERA in 29 career innings at the Triple-A level.

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Athletics' Miguel Romero: Joins 40-man rosterThe move protects the 26-year-old righty from the Rule 5 draft. Romero spent all of 2019 at the Triple-A level, recording a solid 3.96 ERA in 72.2 innings for Las Vegas, but he remained at Oakland's alternate training site throughout the 2020 campaign.

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Athletics' Jacob Wilson: Receives chance in OaklandWilson signed with the Athletics as a non-roster invitee to spring training Friday.

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Jon Lester To Red Sox? Whether Reunion Makes Sense For Either SideJon Lester is a free agent and would fill a need for the Red Sox, but would a reunion really make sense for he and Boston?

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ESPN 2021 MLB opening day quadruple-header features Dodgers-RockiesNov. 20 - The World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers will start their title defense with a game against the Colorado Rockies as part of an Opening Day quadruple-header on April 1 on ESPN.

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Where are they now? Neal CottsNeal Cotts was on track to graduate when Major League Baseball came calling during the 2001 draft, where the Oakland Athletics selected him the second round with the 69th overall pick.

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The 2020 Rays finally conquered Third-Order Winning PercentageJust about three years ago, during the post-2017 offseason, I penned a piece looking at just how bad the Rays franchise had been in terms of living up to their billing in regards to Baseball Prospectus' third-order winning percentage.

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Baseball: Angels' Shohei Ohtani opens up on most difficult seasonTwo years after Tommy John surgery on his right elbow, the Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani is entering what could be described as his winter of discontent.

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Arizona Cardinals QB Kyler Murray reiterates desire to play baseball: 'Never say never'Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray wishes he didn't have to choose between football and baseball: 'I wish I could do both.'

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Oakland A's news: Who is the A's most untouchable player in trades this winter?Respectfully, I'll disagree with that choice. Perhaps you could make a case that Puk's value is too low due to injury and so this would be an unwise time to sell on him, but that's not the rationale given for the pick: "He should be recovered from shoulder surgery by the start of next season, and whether he's in the bullpen or in the rotation,...

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Oakland A's make solid depth move in signing Pete KozmaThe Oakland A's have made a move to address their infield depth, signing Pete Kozma to a minor league deal.

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ESPN to broadcast four MLB games on Opening Day 2021ESPN will showcase 19 teams during 11 season-opening games, including four on Opening Day, over the first week of the 2021 MLB season.

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Oakland A's: Kyler Murray wants to play baseball againThe Oakland A's drafted current Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray in the first round of the 2018 MLB draft as an outfielder.

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Is Arizona Cardinals Quarterback Kyler Murray Single Now or in a Relationship?The Arizona Cardinals selected Kyler Murray with the No. 1 pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.

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Chicago Cubs won't fill out roster before Friday's deadlineWith a large batch of free agents expected to be available after the Dec. 2 tender date, the Chicago Cubs likely won't fill their six remaining open spots on the 40-man roster by Friday's 5 p.m.

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Dan Straily's Season in KoreaFormer A's pitcher Dan Straily talks with beat writer Matt Kawahara about playing the 2020 season for the Lotte Giants of the KBO, how it restored his confidence on the mound, the experience of being overseas during a global pandemic - what about that time he brought a gong to the Lotte dugout?

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Kyler Murray: 'Never say never' on becoming two-sport starMurray remains curious about how he'd fare professionally on the diamond, and he's not ruling out possibly trying to follow in the footsteps of two-sport stars Jackson and Sanders.

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2B or not 2B: Could Sheldon Neuse be Oakland A's answer at second base?This idea isn't new, nor is it completely based in fantasy. The A's have already thought of it and given it a try in real life, having Neuse play a little bit of 2B in Triple-A in 2019 as well as in his MLB debut trial that same year.

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All-Time Marlins Countdown: Chapter 33Today's haul of Marlins includes some obscure throwbacks.

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Oakland A's sign shortstop Pete Kozma to minor league contractThe A's signed shortstop Pete Kozma to a minors deal on Tuesday, per the team's website.

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Dodgers issue layoffs across organization due to economic losses from coronavirusThe Dodgers issued layoffs across the organization Wednesday due to the economic losses from the coronavirus pandemic, according to people with knowledge of the situation.

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Vote, Round 2: 2020 Best Oakland A's Moment BracketWe're down to eight highlights in contention, and on to the second round. Here's what the bracket looks like now.

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Chances of Each MLB Hall of Fame Candidate Being Inducted in 2021The 2021 BBWAA Hall of Fame ballot was officially announced Monday afternoon, and with no slam-dunk newcomers among the 11 players added to the mix this year, it will be interesting to see how voters handle the field of candidates.

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Oakland A's news: New York Mets Robinson Cano tests positive for PEDs, suspended for 2021 seasonAll of that means that this news affects the Oakland A's. They are in the market for a free agent second baseman, and now there is another potentially wealthy team unexpectedly added to the mix of fellow suitors — demand has risen but without an increase in supply.

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As MVP campaign heats up, Cardinals' Kyler Murray says he misses baseball: 'I wish I could do both'Not that there was much of a debate when the Arizona Cardinals selected him with the No.

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Potential FSG deal presents possibility of Liverpool link with AZ AlkmaarThe connections are already in place should Liverpool's owners move forward with plans.

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Oakland A's could have major front office shakeupThe Oakland A's front office could look drastically different in just a few weeks as general manager David Forst is reportedly being targeted by the Mets.

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SF Giants Free Agency: Should Liam Hendriks be a Target?With Oakland Athletics closer Liam Hendriks a free-agent this offseason, could the SF Giants try to bring the ace reliever across the bay?

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Who should the Oakland A's protect from the 2020 Rule 5 draft?From Oakland's perspective, the only prospect they chose to protect last year was pitcher Daulton Jefferies, and they lost outfielder Mark Payton to the Reds — he was later returned to the A's, then traded back to Cincinnati, where he went 3-for-18 with a double and two walks in eight MLB games.

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Can I Draw It With A Crayon?The Power of a Goal  Part One An Art of the Question Blog What are my goals?

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Kyler Murray won't give up baseball dream even as he stars for Cardinals: 'I never say never'Murray, a former top-10 pick in the MLB Draft, isn't pulling the plug on a baseball career.

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SF Giants Sign OF Jason Krizan To Minor League ContractThe SF Giants added to their outfield depth by signing Jason Krizan to a minor-league pact.

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Who should the A's protect from the Rule 5 draft?From Oakland’s perspective, the only prospect they chose to protect last year was pitcher Daulton Jefferies, and they lost outfielder Mark Payton to the Reds — he was later returned to the A’s, then traded back to Cincinnati, where he went 3-for-18 with a double and two walks in eight MLB games.

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Oakland A's: Three players that need to step up in 2021The Oakland A's have made the postseason in each of the last three years. If they are going to make it four in a row, these players need to step up in 2021.

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Cardinals QB Kyler Murray admits hes not closing door on baseball dreamIn just his second season in the NFL, Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray is becoming a legitimate contender for NFL MVP honors.

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Athletics' Pete Kozma: Signs minors deal with AthleticsKozma signed a minor-league contract with the Athletics on Wednesday, Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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'I wish I could do both': As MVP campaign heats up, Cardinals' Kyler Murray says he misses baseballArizona Cardinals QB Kyler Murray, in the middle of the NFL MVP race, said on a radio show this week he does miss baseball.

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Step-by-Step Plan for Jed Hoyer to Retool Cubs Roster After Theo Epstein ExitNine seasons, 705 victories, five postseason appearances and one World Series title delivered to a long-suffering fanbase.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Potential Future Hall of Fame PlayersThe Pittsburgh Pirates have a many different men in Cooperstown, but who could be the next player to wear a cap on their plaque in the Hall Of Fame?

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Vote, Day 2: 2020 Best Oakland A's Moment Bracket8 more highlights battling for 4 spots in Round 2.

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Oakland A's news: Theo Epstein stepping down as Chicago Cubs President of Baseball OpsOn Tuesday, another MLB team finds themselves in a similar situation. The Chicago Cubs announced that Theo Epstein is stepping down from his position as President of Baseball Ops at the end of the week.

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Oakland A's eye free agent and trade targetsWith MLB free agency underway, the notoriously tight-fisted Oakland Athletics are clearly in the midst of a contention window.

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Latest On Mets' Front Office Search4:50pm: "It sounds as if" Athletics general manager David Forst is a target for the Mets, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle tweets.

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Oakland A's not likely to add another Hall of Famer this yearAlthough the Oakland A's have five former members of the organization on the 2021 Hall of Fame ballot, none of them are going to be enshrined.

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Oakland A's: Eric Jokisch could get a second chance at majorsFormer Oakland A's minor league Eric Jokisch may have a chance to return to the majors after a two year stint in the Korean Baseball Organization.

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Tyrese Haliburton: The Timberwolves Moneyball PickBeane's mantra was, "We're not selling jeans here." The longtime general manager of the Oakland Athletics and Moneyball protagonist is credited with pioneering an analytical management style that would give rise to the trans-sport numbers revolutional.

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Ep230: My Oakland A's fantasyI'm not sure if the year will be 2030, 35 or 40... but I was daydreaming the other day...

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Kolten Wong might be the best free agent target for the Oakland A'sThe best defensive second baseman in MLB, and he can get on base.

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A's best players not in the Hall of FameThere are 14 players representing the A's in the Hall of Fame when you combine the franchise's stints in Philadelphia, Kansas City and Oakland.

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Kolten Wong might be the best free agent target for the A'sThe best defensive second baseman in MLB, and he can get on base.

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4 Oakland A's stars join 2021 Hall of Fame ballotHudson, Zito, Haren, and Swisher are all up for the Hall.

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Oakland A's news: Vote on 2020 Best Oakland A's Moment BracketLacking some Monday motivation? Allow us to distract you with the 2020 Best A's Moment Bracket Challenge!

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Oakland A's farm system ranked 17th in baseballThe Oakland A's farm system has taken a hit since the start of the 2020 campaign, falling three spots to 17th in the game.

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Deal Watch: A Double-Deal Monday for Wachtell, as Big Deals Keep on ChurningHome Depot and PNC Bank make big acquisitions, while SPACs are doing more, and larger, deals.

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Four former A's, two Giants with World Series rings among newcomers to 2021 Hall of Fame ballotA pair of pitchers who enjoyed some of the best years of their careers with the Oakland A's and won World Series with the San Francisco Giants are making their debuts on the 2021 Baseball Writers Association of America Hall of Fame ballot.

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Four former As, two Giants with World Series rings among newcomers to 2021 Hall of Fame ballotFour former A's, two Giants with World Series rings among newcomers to 2021 Hall of Fame ballot.

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Can Oakland A's count on Matt Chapman for start of season?The Oakland A's should have Matt Chapman back for the start of the 2021 season, but will he be able to be the player he has been?

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4 A's stars join 2021 Hall of Fame ballotThe 2021 Hall of Fame ballot has been announced! There are never any surprises here, as you can chart out ballot eligibility years in advance, but it’s still fun to see who officially makes the list each winter.

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A billionaire investor dubbed 'the next Warren Buffett' just revealed a $400 million bet on Bill Ackman's SPACSeth Klarman, founder and president of the Baupost Group. Scott Olsen / Getty Images Seth Klarman's Baupost Group is betting that billionaire inv...

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The last Kansas City Athletics gameIn March of 1960, Johnson was felled by a cerebral hemorrhage during spring training. His widow was desperate to continue her life as a socialite and owning a baseball team in a small midwestern city didn't fit that criteria.

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Edgar Allan PotpourriBecause, you know, he's a raven. OK, time for some random musings around the A's, baseball, and possibly ominous black birds...

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Oakland A's: Unexciting Freddy Galvis option for infieldThe Oakland A's are not likely to make any blockbuster signings in free agency, but Freddy Galvis could be an option for their infield openings.

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Sports Section Selects: Our Favorite Retro MLB UniformsEmily: The ‘70s was a big decade for Oakland. In the same decade the Athletics became officially nicknamed the Oakland A’s, the A’s ditched their gray jersey for the colors we know and love today: Kelly Green, Wedding Gown White and Fort Knox Gold.

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Oakland A's: Reunion with Rich Hill worth consideringIf the Oakland A's want to take a chance on a potential lottery ticket for the rotation, a reunion with Rich Hill could be worth pursuing.

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Oakland A's second base situation may not change in 2021The Oakland A's could have the same look at second base entering the 2021 season as they did in 2020.

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How Good Was Cardinals Star QB Kyler Murray as a Baseball Player?The Oakland Athletics once drafted Arizona Cardinals star quarterback Kyler Murray.

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Oakland A's news: Kim Ng hired by Miami Marlins as first female GM in MLB historyFriday morning brought the latest hiring, and it's a historic one. The Miami Marlins announced Kim Ng as their new GM, making her the first female to hold that position in not only MLB history but in any of the four major U.S. men's sports.

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Oakland A's Liam Hendriks finishes 13th in 2020 AL MVP votingThe winner in the American League was Jose Abreu of the Chicago White Sox. The first baseman feels like something of a throwback, leading the majors in RBI and leading the AL in hits, with a.987 OPS, 167 wRC+, and plus defense.

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Seattle Mariners: Should Jerry Dipoto pursue or pass on former A's closer Liam HendriksThe AL Reliever of the Year and former Athletics closer is a free-agent. The Seattle Mariners need bullpen help, is he a target and solution for Jerry Dipoto?

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Oakland A's 2021 ZiPS projections offer reminder of strong core, but also areas of needThere are holes to address, but a lot of value remaining around the field.

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Oakland A's: Marcus Semien could be far beyond A's budgetIf we are to take the comments of Marcus Semien's agent at face value, the Oakland A's will need to find another shortstop for the 2021 season.

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5 possible free agent suitors for Marcus SemienWith an interesting test case in free agency this offseason, these five MLB teams should be interested in shorstop Marcus Semien.

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Marlins hire Kim Ng as GM, making her highest-ranking woman in MLBNg is believed to be the first woman general manager of a North American mens professional team.

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Miami Marlins hire Kim Ng, first woman MLB general managerNg is believed to be the first woman general manager of a North American men's professional team.

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Oakland A's have some decisions to make with Rule V DraftSeven of their top 30 prospects are eligible to be selected in the Rule V Draft, meaning that they will need to be placed on the 40 man roster in order to be protected.

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Notes From The Angels' GM SearchThe Angels concluded their search for a new general manager yesterday, announcing that former Braves assistant GM Perry Minasian had been signed to a four-year contract to run the Halos' front office. At least 20 candidates reportedly interviewed for the position, and while several names had already been linked to the Angels, some other...

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A's 2021 ZiPS projections offer reminder of strong core, areas of needThere are holes to address, but a lot of value remaining around the field.

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Oakland A's news: Marcus Stroman , Kevin Gausman accept qualifying offersHowever, six other teams did extend QOs to their departing stars. All six players have now responded to those offers, and two of them accepted: pitchers Marcus Stroman of the New York Mets and Kevin Gausman of the San Francisco Giants.

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Former Oakland A's pitcher Raul Alcantara wins KBO version of Cy YoungFormer Oakland A's pitcher Raul Alcantara had an incredible season in the KBO, culminating with his taking home their version of the Cy Young award.

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How Will Marcus Semien Do In Free Agency?Athletics shortstop Marcus Semien is among the toughest players to predict in free agency this winter.

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Oakland A's Chris Bassitt and Liam Hendriks get downballot votes for 2020 Cy YoungMLB awards week continues! On Monday we got the Rookie of the Year awards, followed on Tuesday by the Manager of the Year honors.

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Dave Stewart comes to Tony La Russa's defenseOakland A's star Dave Stewart has come to the defense of his former manager, Tony La Russa, in the wake of recent allegations.

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Tony La Russa Faced Controversies despite His Success as a Manager — inside His Life and CareerDespite the many controversies he faced both on and off the pitch, legendary baseball coach Tony La Russa has enjoyed a successful career in the MLB spanning more than three decades.

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Press release: Oakland A's and Chevron provide $30,000 technology grant to Richmond Elementary SchoolThe donation will cover the cost of the Apple California Department of Education iPad plan for 250 students' Apple iPads.

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Marcus Semien's agent believes A's shortstop will get hefty free-agent dealAgent Joel Wolfe told The San Francisco Chronicle that he believes Oakland A's shortstop Marcus Semien is worth $100 million-plus, even in an uncertain free-agent market after the pandemic-shortened season.

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Oakland A's news: A's AGM Billy Owens no longer candidate for Angels GM openingA second name was on the radar, as A's assistant general manager Billy Owens was considered a candidate for the Los Angeles Angels GM job.

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Minor MLB Transactions: 11/11/20The Rockies signed LHP Brian Gonzalez. The Athletics signed RHP Montana DuRapau. Get the latest MLB transactions over at MLB Trade Rumors.

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2021 ZiPS Projections: Oakland AthleticsAfter having typically appeared in the hallowed pages of Baseball Think Factory, Dan Szymborski's ZiPS projections have now been released at FanGraphs for nine years.

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Oakland A's Bob Melvin finishes 4th place in AL Manager of the Year votingAs for the Oakland A's, Bob Melvin finished fourth place in the AL after leading the green and gold to an AL West division title.

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Oakland A's: Tony La Russa arrest gets worse with every reportFormer Oakland A's manager Tony La Russa had been arrested for his second DUI. Each new report makes the arrest even worse.

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More Details Emerge Of Former Oakland A's Manager Tony LaRussa's DUI ArrestChicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa blew out a tire on the grey Lexus he was driving in a collision with a curb that left the vehicle smoking when he was arrested on misdemeanor DUI charges in February, according to an affidavit filed by the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

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Feldy Follies, Offseason EditionStats expert David Feldman talks World Series, the free agent market and what it might take for the A's to get Marcus Semien back, plus: Susan and David chat about their favorite baseball movies, including the one Feldy believes originally was his idea.

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The Show Before the Show: Episode 284 with Oakland Athletics' Greg DeichmannThe Official Site of Minor League Baseball web site includes features, news, rosters, statistics, schedules, teams, live game radio broadcasts, and video clips.

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Offseason Outlook: Oakland AthleticsAfter earning a third straight playoff berth, the Athletics are in for an offseason of change.

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