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  • Chapman (shoulder surgery) to swing in 6 weeks
    Matt Chapman had successful surgery Friday on his left shoulder with Dr. William Workman at the Bass Surgical Center in Walnut Creek, Calif. Dr. Workman performed a distal clavicle resection procedure on Chapman's left shoulder and anticipates that he will be ready to swing in six weeks. The third baseman will begin physical therapy next week.
  • Piscotty honored with MLB's Conigliaro Award
    A's outfielder Stephen Piscotty, who so bravely navigated and thrived amid adversity last season, has been named the recipient of the 2018 Tony Conigliaro Award.
  • A's lay groundwork for deals at Winter Meetings
    The A's left the Winter Meetings with little to show for their four-day stay, a familiar theme around the league. They return to the Bay Area with a left-handed-hitting catcher in Chris Herrmann and a to-do list with several critical boxes still to be checked.
  • Murray reaffirms commitment to baseball
    Kyler Murray's future was once again the subject du jour Wednesday, and the two-sport star offered a shred of clarity to his much talked about plans.
  • A's lose 1st-rounder Martin in Rule 5 Draft
    Former first-rounder Richie Martin was plucked from the A's organization during the Rule 5 Draft on Thursday by Baltimore, who snagged the infielder with the first selection.
  • Veteran catcher Herrmann signed to 1-year deal
    The A's signing of veteran backstop Chris Herrmann to a one-year deal marked progress in their push for depth behind the plate, and he could very well partner with Josh Phegley in a platoon when the 2019 season opens, A's general manager David Forst said from the Winter Meetings.
  • A's flexible as Davis extension talks continue
    The A's remain in ongoing conversations with Khris Davis' reps regarding a contract extension, according to general manager David Forst, but they must first take care of other business.
  • 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.
  • Trio of A's giving back to Oakland-area families
    Matt Chapman, Marcus Semien and Stephen Piscotty are serving as goodwill ambassadors during the A's Week of Giving, which is designed to brighten the lives of youths and their families in and around Oakland.
  • Ex-A's slugger Baines elected to Hall of Fame
    Former A's slugger Harold Baines, who spent three years with Oakland, was elected to the Hall of Fame on Sunday.
  • Heisman winner Murray could make MLB history
    Heisman winner Murray could make MLB history
  • Every team's current franchise icon
    Today, we look at the franchise icons for each team -- the guy who, if he were traded, would break the hearts of the local fans. Some of them, to be fair, stretch the definition of "icon"; you'll notice that more frequently with clubs that are in the midst of a rebuild.
  • Murray: I'd play baseball and football 'if possible'
    Ever since the A's drafted and signed Kyler Murray in June, the two-sport star has maintained that he's going to play professional baseball, even as he's continued to excel on the football field.
  • Inbox: Will A's bolster rotation this offseason?
    Is it realistic to hope the A's acquire a starting pitcher through a trade or free agency? Do you see A.J. Puk cracking the rotation? Beat reporter Jane Lee answers questions from fans in the latest Inbox.
  • Each team's best 1st-rounder of the past decade
    The release of the 2019 Draft Top 50 list had the MLB Pipeline staff thinking about Drafts in years past. Teams always want to get that first pick right and there have been some real home runs hit in the first round.
  • These are the top 50 prospects for the '19 Draft
    The crop of talent for the 2019 Draft appears to be one of the most imbalanced in recent memory. Quality position prospects abound all over the diamond, while question marks surround the best pitchers available.
  • A's top pick is AP CFB Player of the Year
    Kyler Murray, the A's top selection in the 2018 MLB Draft who helped Oklahoma reach this season's College Football Playoff, was named The Associated Press college football Player of the Year on Thursday, and he's also a finalist for the Heisman Trophy.
  • Which division is the most interesting right now?
    The Hot Stove is on high in the NL East, which now has four teams that clearly aim to compete for a postseason berth in 2019 (sorry, Marlins fans). That puts it atop this list of the most interesting divisions, which takes into account offseason activity and likely competitiveness next season.
  • Fiers, Graveman enter free-agent market
    The A's did not tender contracts to right-handed pitchers Mike Fiers, Cory Gearrin and Kendall Graveman, the club announced on Friday. All three players are now free agents.
  • A's send Ramos to Bucs as player to be named
    The Pirates on Saturday announced Minor League right-hander Wilkin Ramos as the player to be named from the Nov. 20 trade that sent righty Tanner Anderson to the A's.
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