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  1. A's trade All-Star catcher Derek Norris to PadresRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times-Standard

    Two people with knowledge of the deal say the Oakland Athletics have traded All-Star catcher Derek Norris and minor league right-hander Seth Streich to the San Diego Padres for righties Jesse Hahn and R.J. Alvarez along with an international signing bonus slot. The people spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday night because neither team had announced the agreement.

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  2. A's trade All-Star catcher Derek Norris to PadresRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Camera

    The revamping Oakland Athletics made yet another trade of a star player this offseason, sending catcher Derek Norris and minor league right-hander Seth Streich to the San Diego Padres on Thursday night for righties Jesse Hahn and R.J. Alvarez along with an international signing bonus slot. San Diego's been busy, too.

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  3. Report: Braves "down the road" in trade talks with AL West club for Justin UptonRead the original story

    Yesterday | Talking Chop

    It has been speculated for weeks that Justin Upton would wind up with an American League West team, with the Mariners and Rangers being obvious fits. The Oakland Athletics have also required a ton of pitching in recent days, which leads us to this report from a lead FanGraphs writer: AL Source: Braves appear to be down the road on a deal sending Justin Upton to an AL West club for a package headlined by young pitching.

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  4. A's trade Norris for 2 pitchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    JULY 15: American League All-Star Derek Norris #36 of the Oakland Athletics bats against the National League All-Stars during the 85th MLB All-Star Game at Target Field on July 15, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Derek Norris of the A's hits a pitch as Buster Posey of the Giants catches in the first inning as the Oakland Athletics played the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, Calif.

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  5. A's send Derek Norris to Padres for two pitchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ArcaMax Publishing

    The Oakland A's offseason remodeling project continued unabated Thursday with the trade of catcher Derek Norris to the San Diego Padres. Norris said he enjoyed his time in Oakland, but said the move down the coast would be a good opportunity for him.

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  6. MLB Teams Most Desperately Needing a Big Splash Before It's Too LateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BleacherReport

    Let's be honest - for some MLB clubs the offseason has been puzzling at best and downright disastrous at worst. Take the Oakland Athletics, who have spent the winter selling off all of the team's most valuable assets.

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  7. Billy Beane Continues to Sell High on A's 2014 All-Stars with Derek Norris DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BleacherReport

    And so the Oakland Athletics tear-down continues. General manager Billy Beane made yet another trade Thursday evening, sending All-Star catcher Derek Norris to California neighbors, the San Diego Padres , for a return of younger players with more years of team control, as Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reports.

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  8. Could the Oakland Athletics be Targeting Troy Tulowitzki?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Swingin' A's

    Jul 13, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki hits a double during the ninth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Coors Field. The Twins won 13-5.

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  9. Derek Norris to Padres: Latest Trade Details, Analysis and ReactionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BleacherReport

    The San Diego Padres have been one of the more active teams in Major League Baseball this offseason. Their personnel machinations continued on Thursday, as they reportedly traded for Oakland Athletics catcher Derek Norris.

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  10. 2015 Community Prospect List - #1Read the original story

    Yesterday | Athletics Nation

    In the comments, commenters will nominate a player to be put onto the list the next round. After the first nomination for a player has been put in, all other votes for that player will come from Rec'ing that post.

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  11. Derek Norris: TradedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Swingin' A's

    Sep 22, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics left fielder Jonny Gomes high fives catcher Derek Norris after Norris scored against the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning at O.co Coliseum. The Oakland Athletics defeated the Los Angeles Angels 8-4.

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  12. R.J. Alvarez is Now an Oakland ARead the original story

    Yesterday | Halos Heaven

    The San Diego Padres have just traded the Angels' former first selection of the 2012 draft to the Oakland Athletics for catcher Derek Norris. Expect to see plenty of R.J. Alvarez in the coming years, as he becomes part of the bullpen of the Halos' primary division rival - a team they face 19 games per season.

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  13. Cubs introduce Lester and say goodbye to RuggianoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    The Chicago Cubs introduced their newest pitcher, Jon Lester , to the media and Chicago at a press conference at Spaggia restaurant in Chicago on Monday. President of Baseball Operations introduced Lester a left handed starting pitcher, and unveiled Lester's new number, 34. Previously in his almost nine years with the Boston Red Sox and part of last year with the Oakland Athletics, he had worn number 31, which the Cubs have retired honoring Baseball Hall of Famers Fergie Jenkins and Greg Maddux.

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  14. A's Beane not afraidRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Sports

    Just over five months ago I was sitting in Minneapolis for the All-Star Game discussing how the Oakland Athletics were represented by six members of the AL All-Star team -- and one on the NL, as they had recently traded for NL All-Star Jeff Samardzija . Yoenis Cespedes : The Cuban slugger was shipped to Boston for Jonny Gomes and Jon Lester on trade deadline day.

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  15. 2015 Community Prospect List Discussion ThreadRead the original story

    Yesterday | Athletics Nation

    It's that time of year again! Time for the A's to start selling their veterans, and receive hopefully promising young prospects in return. It's that time of year again! Time for the A's to start selling their veterans, and receive hopefully promising young prospects in return.

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  16. Can Billy Burns be a Game-Changer?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Swingin' A's

    ... But under Rickey's tutelage, I am saying Billy Burns has the tools that can be a game-changer for the 2015 Oakland Athletics and beyond. Burns has a good spring and proves he can be ready by opening day, or least only need a short amount of time at ...

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  17. Mailbag: Kazmir, Doolittle, Olson and RobertsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Swingin' A's

    Sep 26, 2014; Arlington, TX, USA; Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Scott Kazmir pitches against the Texas Rangers during the second inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports A few days ago we started an Ask.fm account, where we field questions from you, the fans.

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  18. 1990 Baseball SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | How Stuff Works

    Baseball hadn't fielded a dynasty since the Swingin' A's of the early 1970s. But by the 1990 baseball season, one dynastic club had emerged -- and again it was the Oakland Athletics.

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  19. Waking Up Tommy MiloneRead the original story

    Thursday | Twinkie Town

    Tommy Milone is a soft throwing lefty who has made 83 big league starts, owns a career ERA under 4.00 and has even pitched in the post-season. The Twins acquired Milone at the 2014 trade deadline from the Oakland Athletics for Sam Fuld , who coincidentally was selected off waivers by the Twins from the A's just three months before.

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  20. #TBT Mickey Tettleton: Half of Detroit Tigers "bash brothers"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Motor City Bengals

    ... and today's Throwback Thursday star, catcher Mickey Tettleton . Mickey was a product of the same Oakland Athletics system that sired Jose Canseco and Mark McGwire so when he arrived in Detroit it was fitting that he helped himself and Cecil become ...

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