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  • A's help replace 9-year-old fan's memorabilia
    In a touching moment on Friday, the Athletics helped replace memorabilia for a 9-year-old fan whose house was destroyed by Northern California wildfires.
  • Christenson joins A's staff as bench coach
    The Oakland A's named Ryan Christenson as bench coach on Bob Melvin's coaching staff for the 2018 season, the club announced Thursday. Chip Hale, who moved from third base to bench coach in mid-June, will return to third base. The remainder of the A's coaching staff will return in the same roles.
  • Chapman wows A's with top-notch defense
    Ryon Healy calls him "a living highlight reel." Jharel Cotton couldn't decide on just one play that was his favorite.
  • Youth movement to continue for A's this winter
    The A's offseason is predominantly expected to be a continuation of a youth movement that started at midseason.
  • A's Neuse blasts grand slam in AFL victory
    After being dealt to the A's by the Nationals in early 2017, Sheldon Neuse put his raw power on display at Class A and Double-A. He did more of the same on Wednesday afternoon. Neuse, Oakland's No. 14 prospect, went 3-for-4 with a grand slam and four RBIs as he led Mesa to a 9-4 win over Scottsdale.
  • Treinen has surgery to remove cyst from finger
    Blake Treinen has undergone surgery to remove a cyst on the middle finger of his pitching hand, the A's announced Monday. Treinen, who is expected to make a full recovery in six weeks, underwent the procedure by Dr. McPherson Bell on Friday in Portland, Ore.
  • Olson, Puk named Prospects of the Year
    Matt Olson and A.J. Puk were named the A's Hitting and Pitching Prospects of the Year by MLBPipeline.com.
  • 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.
  • A's spent 2017 rebuilding on, off field
    The A's ushered in a youth movement in 2017, pivoting from plans to compete when it became clear that doing so would not be their reality. Consequently, several veterans exited via trade, allowing the club to prioritize playing time for many prospects.
  • Optimistic A's target bullpen help in offseason
    Buoyed by an encouraging second half, the A's are heading into the offseason optimistic as ever.
  • Davis' 43rd HR, Mengden's gem lift A's to win
    Athletics outfielder Khris Davis had one more blast for the Rangers before the season was over.
  • Mengden a rotation candidate after strong finish
    A slew of contenders will be in play for next year's A's rotation as questions abound ahead of the spring season.
  • Draft order set; A's to pick 9th
    Both the San Francisco Giants and Detroit Tigers had designs on the postseason in 2017. For a variety of reasons, things didn't work out as planned. The consolation prize? Getting to pick at the top of the 2018 Draft.
  • Graveman helps out as clubhouse attendant
    With Kendall Graveman's pitching services no longer needed this season, the A's right-hander picked up a part-time job.
  • Joyce, Semien homer, but Gossett struggles
    Andrew Cashner earned his career-high 11th victory in helping pitch the Rangers to an 8-4 victory over the Athletics on Saturday night at Globe Life Park.
  • Nunez's first career HR not enough for A's
    Shin-Soo Choo had a two-run homer and Nomar Mazara knocked in two runs, giving him 99 RBIs on the season, as the Rangers edged the A's. Jed Lowrie got his 48th double, the most for a player in Oakland A's history, and Renato Nunez connected for a three-run homer, the first of his career.
  • Davis steamrolling in right direction for A's
    Khris Davis is becoming a more balanced hitter, as on Friday he earned his 72nd and 73rd walks of the season -- 31 more than he had a year ago. In the process, his on-base percentage has jumped from .306 in 2016 to .332.
  • A's, Melvin agree to extension through 2019
    The Oakland A's agreed to terms with manager Bob Melvin on a one-year contract extension through the 2019 season, the club announced Thursday. His most recent extension was set to expire at the end of the 2018 season.
  • Chapman, Manaea push A's past Rangers
    The A's continued their recent mastery against the Rangers with a 4-1 victory in the opener of a four-game, season-ending series at Globe Life Park on Thursday night. Texas lost its seventh game in a row.
  • Manaea ends erratic season with stellar outing
    A's left-hander Sean Manaea capped an erratic season in steady fashion, tossing 6 2/3 innings of one-run ball in a 4-1 win over the Rangers at Globe Life Park on Thursday night.
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