Based on interest and the results of the front page writing contest, I have three new contributors I'm happy to say will be writing for AN on a weekly basis.
After focusing on the pitching side of the equation recently, we'll turn the focus to offense this week, focusing on guys who fit into one of three buckets: Surprises - Guys who made a cameo in April , but have got off to a solid start this month Marco Scutaro - Scutaro is batting .471 this month and after hitting just .240 in April, and if your ... (more)
David Murphy and Adrian Beltre homered in a three-run first inning, Ross Wolf was strong in his first major league start and the Texas Rangers avoided a sweep with a 3-1 victory against the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday.
The Astros have lost 16 games against AL West opponents - six of those losses were delivered by our very own Oakland Athletics.
Speaking of food, there is a great feature on MiLB.com about minor league foods .
Jim Mecir, a prominent member of the A's bullpen during the club's playoff run at the start of the decade, will represent the A's when they make the 24th overall pick at the First-Year Player Draft next month.
Nearly every position player on the A's roster can handle more than one spot on the field, a trend that extends to the organization's Minor League affiliates.
Dan Straily tuned in to the MLB Network in his hotel room Tuesday to hear all the hype about Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish's upcoming start that night.
The Oakland Athletics started their swing through the state of Texas in exactly the fashion they needed to tonight with their 9-2 victory over the Texas Rangers.
Adam Rosales scorched a leadoff homer in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift the Oakland Athletics to a 2-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals in the opener of a three-game set at the Coliseum.
Since their hot start, the A's have had a rough few weeks. They were 12-4, and ended up falling as far as two games under the .500 mark.
There have been an awful lot of comings and goings in the A's system over the past week or so, as always seems to be the case about this time of year.
After ending their recent struggles in Oakland, the Texas Rangers try to secure their MLB-leading 30th victory of the season on Monday night when they host a rematch with the A's. The Rangers begin this three-game series with the best record in baseball at 29-15. They have won 12 of their last 16 games, taking two of three in Oakland from May ... (more)
I had the opportunity to see Sacramento righty Sonny Gray on Thursday night. What did I see, and when could he arrive in Oakland? Throughout the minor league season, I will be writing about a prospect every Monday who has reached the AA level or higher that could be on your fantasy roster by season's end, and what you should know about them.
Short answer: No. But remember in 2001 when the A's tanked out of the gate with Johnny Damon in LF and Terrence Long in CF, and then finally, in May, switched them -- and the team just took off and never looked back? In 2013, Oakland went with Jed Lowrie at SS for 6 weeks as Lowrie accumulated 5 errors and defensive zone ratings ranking somewhere ... (more)