The Oakland A’s have traded Arnold Leon to the Blue Jays in exchange for cash considerations, the team announced Tuesday.
The multi-part Around the Horn series, which features a position-by-position look at Oakland’s projected starters and backup options heading into the season, begins at first base.
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Jarrod Parker and Oakland avoided arbitration, agreeing to a one-year deal. The 27-year-old right-hander hasn’t pitched since 2013 because of multiple elbow surgeries.
Mark Canha and the A’s Community Fund hosted a holiday party at the Oakland Zoo on Thursday for 200 local elementary students, celebrating a season of spirit and giving.
The Oakland Athletics have always been active and aggressive in the international market. In 2010 they plucked then 16-year-old Renato Nunez from Carabobo, Venezuela.
The weakest link of a disappointing 2015 A’s club has quickly transformed into a formidable force. With prominent bullpen additions, among them Ryan Madson and John Axford on multiyear deals that were made official Friday, Oakland is already a significantly improved team.
Oakland completed a pair of trades for three Minor League pitchers and continued its progress in bolstering the bullpen with the signing of John Axford.
Bob Melvin has the qualities you look for in a contemporary manager, and the record to prove it. Melvin has been Manager of the Year in both Major Leagues. And he had three straight seasons– 2012-14– in which he managed the Oakland Athletics to a postseason berth.