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Butler's signing indicates A's plan to compete

Inside Bay Area (By Carl Steward <a href='mailto:csteward@b) — With the signing of Billy Butler, it appears that the Oakland A's are not looking to rebuild in 2015.
  • 3 days ago
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A's reportedly land slugger Billy Butler

Inside Bay Area (By Carl Steward <a href='mailto:csteward@b) — Oakland A's reportedly has signed the free agent who was an All-Star with the Kansas City Royals in 2012
  • 4 days ago

Former A's star Jose Canseco says reattached finger fell off during a poker tournament, posts photo

Inside Bay Area (Pueng Vongs, Bay Area News Group) — You may have heard that former Oakland A's outfielder Jose Canseco accidentally nearly shot off his finger while cleaning his gun.
  • 7 days ago
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1974 A's championship manager Alvin Dark dies

Inside Bay Area (Bay Area News Group) — Former A's and Giants manager Alvin Dark dies.
  • 9 days ago
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Kelvin Moore, former A's infielder, dies

Inside Bay Area (Bay Area News Group) — Former Oakland A's first baseman Kelvin Moore, who played parts of three major league seasons, has died. He was 57.
  • 10 days ago
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Photos: Inside Oakland A's star Coco Crisp's Southern California mansion for sale

Inside Bay Area (By Pueng Vongs, Bay Area News Group) — Oakland A's star Coco Crisp has listed a $2.985 mil. mansion in the resort town of Rancho Mirage, Calif.
  • 12 days ago
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Zaidi gone, A's, Beane seeking next front office talent

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — The A's front office just lost a key man to a general manager's job with Farhan Zaidi going to the Los Angeles Dodgers, a move that was made official Thursday.
  • 15 days ago
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A's GM Billy Beane looking for Farhan Zaidi replacement

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane's goal is to hire the next guy who another team will come after.
  • 15 days ago
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A's key assistant Farhan Zaidi leaving to be Dodgers new G.M.

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Los Angeles Dodgers' Andrew Friedman taking one of Billy Beane's top assistants, and Oakland's Director of Baseball Operations, and will make it official later this week
  • 18 days ago
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A's claim pitcher Taylor Thompson off waivers

Inside Bay Area (By John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bay) — Oakland A's add former Chicago White Sox reliever Taylor Thompson off waivers
  • 18 days ago
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Oakland A's 2015 spring training schedule

Inside Bay Area (Bay Area News Group) — A's will open their Cactus League schedule next spring with back-to-back games against the San Francisco Giants
  • 22 days ago
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A's, Giants to open Cactus League schedule with two games

Inside Bay Area (John Hickey <a href='mailto:jhickey@bayare) — Oakland A's announce their spring training schedule, and besides moving to a new facility in Mesa, they will play seven games against the San Francisco Giants, including the first two of the...
  • 22 days ago

Oakland A's announce several coaching hires

Inside Bay Area (Bay Area News Group) — A's name Darren Bush as manager Bob Melvin's new hitting coach; also promote Marcus Jensen to the major league staff.
  • 23 days ago
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Sports digest: Jose Canseco shoots himself in accident

Inside Bay Area (Los Angeles Times) — Jose Canseco is recovering after shooting himself in the hand at his Las Vegas home.
  • 25 days ago
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Oakland A's name Mike Aldrete as bench coach for manager Bob Melvin

Inside Bay Area (Bay Area News Group) — Aldrete, a graduate of Stanford and Monterey High, had spent the last three seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals as bench coach
  • 26 days ago
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Blog Articles

Billy Butler signing shows A’s still plan to compete

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser Last summer, when the A’s made trades for Jeff Samardzija and then Jon Lester before the trade deadline, general manager Billy Beane mentioned that...
  • 3 days ago
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A’s to announce Billy Butler signing this morning

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser Indications are that the A’s will announce that Billy Butler has signed a three-year deal with them this morning. That means he’s checked out...
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Report: A’s sign Billy Butler

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser According @MLBDailyRumors, the A’s have signed DH-first baseman Billy Butler to a three-year, $30 million deal. Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal...
  • 4 days ago

A’s among teams with interest in Yasmany Tomas

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser One of the hot Cuban prospects this winter is outfielder Yasmany Tomas – and the A’s are always looking for right-handed power, which he has. ...
  • 10 days ago
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Farhan Zaidi to be named Dodgers’ general manager

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser Farhan Zaidi, one of the A’s two assistant GMs, will be introduced as the Dodgers’ new general manager in a press conference scheduled for...
  • 18 days ago
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A’s unlikely to make Jed Lowrie a qualifying offer

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser The A’s have no big-league ready at shortstop for next season – but even so the team doesn’t appear likely to offer free agent Jed...
  • 20 days ago
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A’s spring schedule in new home opens with Giants

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser The A’s released their spring-training schedule this morning, and they’ll open their new spring home at the renovated Hohokam Stadium in Mesa...
  • 22 days ago
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A’s promote Darren Bush to hitting coach, name full staff

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser With Dave Hansen deciding to remain close to his Southern California home with the Angels, the A’s turned to options from within their own...
  • 23 days ago
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Mike Aldrete named A’s bench coach

SFGate.com (Susan Slusser) — From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser As I reported last night, the A’s have hired Mike Aldrete, a former A’s and Giants first baseman, to be their new bench coach. The team made...
  • 26 days ago
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