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A's, Blue Jays work out swap for righty Leon
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The Oakland A’s have traded Arnold Leon to the Blue Jays in exchange for cash considerations, the team announced Tuesday.

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Around the Horn: First basemen
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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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A's Top 30 Prospects list
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Who do the Athletics have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Oakland’s Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com’s Prospect Watch.

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Parker, A's avoid arbitration with 1-year deal
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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.

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Canha, A's Community Fund host holiday party at Oakland Zoo
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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.

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Scouting profile: Renato Nunez
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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.

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Axford, Madson excited to join A's new-look 'pen
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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.

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Fortifying bullpen frees A's to eye starters
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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.

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Melvin confident 2015 was a blip
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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.

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