Call to the Pen
Trades, Trades and More MLB Trades
The A's don't have a closer since Grant Balfour is a free agent. Was Balfour requesting that much more? Have to wonder Weeks never regained the production from his rookie season of 2011.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Oakland Athletics' new roster, for now
I'm not entirely sure what just happened. That had to be one of the wildest 30-hour periods in Athletics hot stove history.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Updates on Orioles Trading Jim Johnson to the Athletics
The Oakland Athletics made another high-profile move on Monday, acquiring closer Jim Johnson from the Baltimore Orioles for second baseman Jemile Weeks.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Weaknesses and Quick Trade Fixes for the Oakland A's
The A's don't typically make major splashes via trades, unless of course it's shipping their own starters away for prospects two or three years away from the majors.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Athletics Top Targets: Brandon Phillips
I understand that a large percentage of fans who already will disagree with me by the end of this sentence.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
2014 Minor League Keeper Thoughts: Oakland Athletics
The prospect staff at Fake Teams continues their fantasy prospect rankings and system reviews with an in-depth look at the Oakland Athletics.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Oakland Athletics Top Targets: Omar Infante
The word of the year 2013 for the Oakland Athletics was, platoons. Throughout the entire lineup there were interchangable parts that would be swapped in and out depending on the opposing starting pitcher.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
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.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
MLB trade rumors: Oakland A's edition
With the offseason upon us, the MLB rumors start to flow freely - even for small market teams like the Oakland A's.
A's sign utility man Punto to one-year contract
The Oakland Athletics have inked utility infielder Nick Punto to a one-year deal with a vesting option for the 2015 season, the club announced Wednesday afternoon.
MLB Trade Rumors: Marlins, Cubs Potential Trade Partners?
March 17, 2013; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Oakland Athletics shortstop Eric Sogard steals second base in front of Chicago Cubs shortstop Javier Baez in the first inning during a spring training game at Phoenix Municipal Stadium.