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That's the off-season state of the Texas Rangers. While the Prince Fielder acquisition of two weeks ago added a needed piece, it didn't change the club's ongoing urgency.
If those independent league road trips weren't humbling enough for Scott Kazmir, starting over from square one with his delivery and mechanics sure did the trick.
A's general manager Billy Beane enjoys pushing baseball's boundaries, but there are baseball truisms that he doesn't question.
In the last 48 hours, the Oakland A's have been quite active, setting themselves up nicely to finally advance past the American League Division Series for only the second time since Billy Beane became general manager.
We've heard a lot of reaction and opinion regarding the Jim Johnson trade late Monday night around Birdland.
Also, for the first time since anybody can remember, the Oakland A's seem to be making some serious moves this offseason.
Keeping active in the trade market, the Oakland Athletics have acquired right-handed reliever Luke Gregerson from the San Diego Padres for outfielder Seth Smith.
The Texas Rangers sent outfielder Craig Gentry and pitcher Josh Lindblom to the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday in exchange for a pair of prospects in outfielder Michael Choice and infielder Chris Bostick.
On Monday, the Oakland Athletics signed free agent, left-handed starting pitcher Scott Kazmir.
Jim Johnson In 2012, Jim Johnson set an Orioles franchise record with 51 saves. He currently ranks second on the team's all-time list in saves behind Gregg Olson .
The Oakland Athletics have acquired AL saves leader Jim Johnson from the Baltimore Orioles for infielder Jemile Weeks and a player to be named.
The Oakland Athletics added a piece to their starting rotation puzzle today. They added former Indian left-handed pitcher Scott Kazmir , 29, with a two-year contract worth $22 million.
Jim Bowden of ESPN and Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com are reporting that the Oakland A's have reached an agreement with free agent starter Scott Kazmir on a two-year, $22 million contract to join the A's rotation.
The first round was not much of a surprise, with Addison Russell decimating all competition! Daniel Robertson joins the list for the voting, and we start again for #2! Five players will be on the ballot at a time.