Oakland Athletics News

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  • Manfred supports finding Oakland park for A's
    As the A's continue to evaluate options for a new ballpark site, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred remains confident that a solution exists in Oakland. Speaking from a news conference in Glendale, Ariz., on Tuesday, Manfred said he's still "optimistic that we can make baseball work in Oakland."
  • A's playing it safe with Mateo's left knee injury
    Speedy A's prospect Jorge Mateo has been slowed down by a lingering left knee issue, which will prevent him from game action when the Cactus League season opens Friday.
  • All clubs to don Douglas caps for ST openers
    All 30 Major League teams will wear Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School baseball caps before their Spring Training games this weekend to show support for the Parkland, Fla., community and the Stoneman Douglas student body after the tragic shooting at the school on Feb. 14.
  • Melvin gets assist from Rickey, Stewart
    The A's reconvened at Hohokam Stadium on Monday afternoon, uniting for a message from manager Bob Melvin.
  • Fowler feeling healthy as his A's chapter begins
    All 59 players in A's camp took to the field for Monday's first full-squad workout injury-free, a group that included outfielder Dustin Fowler. The 23-year-old Fowler, who underwent surgery on an open rupture of his right patellar tendon just seven months ago, got through all of the day's activities without any issues.
  • Phegley out to prove worth as healthy catcher
    After spending much of the last two years languishing on the sidelines, Josh Phegley is itching for action. The A's catcher wants back behind the plate on a regular basis, his time in Oakland too often spent behind the scenes, where he would occasionally pass team executives Billy Beane and David Forst between trips to the trainer's room last year.
  • MLB announces pace of play initiatives for '18
    Major League Baseball will implement new pace of play rules for the 2018 season, Commissioner Rob Manfred announced Monday, but there will be no pitch clock this season.
  • A's Top 30 prospects list
    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.
  • Back from Parkland vigil, Luzardo sets up fund
    At least three times a week for nearly two months, A's Minor Leaguer Jesus Luzardo returned to his alma mater to go through his offseason throwing routine. Wednesday wasn't supposed to be any different in Parkland, Fla. Except the pitcher was cautioned against showing up this time.
  • Blackburn eyes rotation job after shortened '17
    There's surely a case to be made for every starter in competition for the three open rotation spots in A's camp, and right-hander Paul Blackburn certainly has a compelling one.
  • Graveman taking reins as A's rotation leader
    Kendall Graveman hardly considers himself a savvy vet, but the A's pitcher is doing his part to act like one.
  • A's unveil stirrup sock cap for spring fans
    A's unveil stirrup sock cap for spring fans
  • Prospect Puk reminds A's of Hall of Famer
    The A's like what they've seen from 6-7 lefty A.J. Puk, who reminds some of Randy Johnson.
  • Wahl hoping to regain velocity after surgery
    After undergoing a procedure to alleviate thoracic outlet syndrome, Bobby Wahl is working to regain his velocity.
  • A's legend Stewart aims to leave impact on staff
    Dave Stewart was one of the most fierce competitors during his 16-year playing career and wants to impart that mentality on the A's young staff.
  • A's see starter potential in fireballer Montas
    Frankie Montas has electric stuff, and the A's hope the 24-year-old will eventually fill a role in the rotation.
  • Stewart blossomed into star for hometown A's
    Dave Stewart was one of the most imposing pitchers in baseball during his 16-year Major League career, earning him the nickname "Smoke," and he was also one of the best.
  • Bassitt among arms seeking spot in A's rotation
    A hodgepodge of arms will be in competition for three open rotation spots in A's camp this Spring Training.
  • Former A's righty Parker announces retirement
    Parker told the San Francisco Chronicle on Tuesday that he has retired from baseball following two serious injuries to his pitching elbow. The righty is in the process of filing his official retirement papers.
  • Maxwell to stop kneeling during anthem
    Upon his arrival at A's camp on Tuesday, catcher Bruce Maxwell announced he no longer will kneel for the national anthem.
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