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Oakland has backing of MLB but stadium deal still far from done

Inside Bay Area (By Matthew Artz <a href='mailto:martz@baya) — After Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said he was hopeful about getting a stadium deal done for the A's in Oakland, A's co-owner Lew Wolff said he was 're-energized' about Oakland,...
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Manfred: A's need new ballpark in Oakland

Inside Bay Area (Associated Press) — New baseball commissioner Rob Manfred is optimistic the Athletics will be able to get a new ballpark in Oakland.
  • 3 days ago
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Photos: Inside former Oakland A's star Rickey Henderson's Arizona mansion for sale

Inside Bay Area (By Pueng Vongs, Bay Area News Group) — Oakland A's great Rickey Henderson has listed a $2.299 million mansion in the Phoenix area.
  • 4 days ago
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Former A's pitcher Ted Lilly accused of insurance fraud

Inside Bay Area (Associated Press) — SAN LUIS OBISPO -- Former Major League Baseball player Ted Lilly has been charged in California with three felonies related to insurance fraud, according to a newspaper report.
  • 4 days ago
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A's, reliever Fernando Abad agree to one-year contract

Inside Bay Area (Bay Area News Group) — Oakland A's have two players eligible for arbitration: Jarrod Parker and Tyler Clippard.
  • 6 days ago
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A's closer Doolittle out indefinitely with slight tear in rotator cuff

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Oakland A's closer Sean Doolittle felt some discomfort when he began a throwing program last month; surgery not expected to be needed.
  • 6 days ago
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A's, utility infielder Eric Sogard agree to one-year contract

Inside Bay Area (Bay Area News Group) — Oakland A's likely will use Eric Sogard to back up second, third and short
  • 6 days ago
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A's catcher Vogt nearly recovered from foot surgery

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Oakland A's catcher Stephen Vogt had off-season foot surgery but expects to be ready for spring training next month
  • 8 days ago
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Alameda County ready to support letting teams pitch Coliseum development plans

Inside Bay Area (By Matthew Artz <a href='mailto:martz@baya) — Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley said Monday that he supported a proposal that would unite Oakland and Alameda County in working out a development plan for the 120-acre Coliseum site.
  • 9 days ago
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Oakland to let A's, Raiders make stadium bids

Inside Bay Area (By Matthew Artz <a href='mailto:martz@baya) — New strategy seeks to bring teams to table and bridge divide between Oakland and Alameda County on redevelopment of Coliseum site.
  • 10 days ago
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A's sign Reddick, Lawrie and three others to one-year contracts

Inside Bay Area (Bay Area News Group) — Oakland A's come to terms with arbitration-eligible players Josh Reddick, Brett Lawrie, Sam Fuld, Craig Gentry and Ryan Cook.
  • 13 days ago
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Federal appeals court rejects San Jose's antitrust case against Major League Baseball

Inside Bay Area (By Howard Mintz <a href='mailto:hmintz@mer) — In a unanimous ruling, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected San Jose's claims that baseball's refusal to allow the Oakland A's to move to a downtown ballpark violates federal antitrust...
  • 13 days ago
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A's send Yunel Escobar to Nationals for reliever Tyler Clippard

Inside Bay Area (Bay Area News Group) — Yunel Escobar spends four days with A's; came from Tampa Bay Rays with Ben Zobrist. Clippard has been very successful set-up reliever for Washington.
  • 15 days ago
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Purdy: Billy Beane answers The Question

Inside Bay Area (By Mark Purdy Mercury News Columnist) — As Billy Beane conducts his annual overhaul of the roster, Oakland Athletics fans want to know why they should ever buy a jersey
  • 16 days ago
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Ben Zobrist could be on the move with Oakland A's

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Oakland A's newcomer Ben Zobrist will play mostly second base this season, but the former Tampa Bay Ray expects to play different positions now-and-then because A's manager Bob Melvin likes to...
  • 17 days ago
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A's, pitcher Jesse Chavez agree to one-year deal

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Chavez could pitcher either as starter or reliever during 2015 season
  • 17 days ago
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Report: A's get Zobrist, Yunel Escobar from Tampa Bay Rays

Inside Bay Area (Bay Area News Group) — Oakland A's send catcher John Jaso and two minor leaguers to the Rays for second baseman Zobrist and shortstop Escobar
  • 19 days ago
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Oakland booster plays hardball over his brand

Inside Bay Area (By Maggie Sharpe, Correspondent) — Ryan Frigo said that he created the name and apparel to combat negative perceptions of his hometown and boost civic pride. The Oakland A's recently advertised a 'Stoaked' T-shirt on its website to...
  • 21 days ago
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Baseball Hall of Fame elects four

Inside Bay Area (By Daniel Brown <a href='mailto:db) — Biggest class since 1955 includes Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio, but not Barry Bonds or Roger Clemens
  • 23 days ago
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Leading candidates for the Baseball Hall of Fame

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Pitchers Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz top list of candidates who could get call from Cooperstown on Tuesday.
  • 24 days ago
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Blog Articles

A look at the A’s deal for Ben Zobrist, Yunel Escobar

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser With the additions of Ben Zobrist, who will become Oakland’s primary second baseman, and shortstop Yunel Escobar, the A’s are likely done...
  • 19 days ago
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