A's: Melvin likes how '14 team is shaping up
The A's won the AL West for the second year in a row and finished with the second-most wins in the league.
Should the Athletics trade for Billy Butler?
Kansas City's DH/1B is on the trading block, and it's December, so let's speculate about whether or not he would be a good target for the A's! It's December, and a shady guy in an alley just introduced me to my first couple hits of sweet, sweet, hot stove transaction heroin on Monday and Tuesday, and now I want more.
Lost in the Shuffle: Contracts Tendered to All Players
To say the least Monday and Tuesday were exciting days for Oakland Athletics fans.
A's acquire closer Jim Johnson from O's
The Oakland Athletics acquired AL saves leader Jim Johnson from the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night as a replacement for All-Star closer Grant Balfour .
Report: Athletics close in on two-year agreement with Kazmir
Free-agent left-hander Scott Kazmir agreed to terms on a $22 million, two-year contract with the Oakland Athletics on Monday, a person with knowledge of the negotiations said.
Inside Bay Area
A's must decide by tonight which nine arbitration-eligible players will get contracts
The club has nine men on the roster who are arbitration eligible and by 9 p.m. Monday evening Oakland must decide which of the nine will be tendered contracts.
Non-Tender Deadline is Today: Potential Candidates
Today is the day the A's will need to make decisions on who they will offer a contract to play for them for 2014 among the club's arbitration eligible players.
Minor League Ball
Prospect Retrospective: Dan Haren, RHP, Los Angeles Dodgers
The Los Angeles Dodgers signed free agent pitcher Dan Haren to a one year contract worth $10 million on Sunday evening.
A's Infield Surplus Affecting AAA Sacramento
As I mentioned a few days ago the A's have a surplus of infielders on their roster currently and someone will have to be the odd man/men out.
Fantasy Team Preview: Oakland Athletics by Ben Carsley
The Athletics were the surprise winners of the AL West last year, relying on a power-heavy offense and good, young pitching to conquer preseason favorites in Texas and Los Angeles .