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Oakland County relocates virus testing sites, Wayne adds 2PONTIAC, Mich. — Drive-thru COVID-19 testing locations in Oakland County are being relocated as colder weather sets in, while Wayne County has added testing sites.

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Michigan Basketball: 3 Predictions for Wolverines against OaklandMichigan basketball will play its second game of the season against Oakland Sunday and here are three predictions for the Wolverines.

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Oakland County relocates virus testing sites, Wayne adds 2Drive-thru COVID-19 testing locations in Oakland County are being relocated as colder weather sets in, while Wayne County has added testing sites.

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Oakland A's hoping A.J. Puk can fill that final spot in rotationThe Oakland A's plans this offseason will hinge upon whether or not A.J. Puk is healthy, and if he can return to the starting rotation.

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Happy Anniversary!Just when I thought my Thanksgivings couldn't get any weirder comes the Zoom version, circa 2020.

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Oakland A's: Addison Russell's disappointing career at crossroadsFormer Oakland A's top prospect Addison Russell will not be returning to the Kiwoom Heroes of the KBO.

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49ers could be evicted from Levis Stadium with Santa Clara County banning sportsSanta Clara County officials have announced a ban on all sports related activities for the next three weeks, imperiling two upcoming San Francisco 49ers home games during that span, ESPNs Nick Wagoner is reporting.

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Domingo Acevedo leads Oakland A's 2021 minor league free agent pitcher signingsAcevedo's fastball has been clocked as high as 103 mph in the past, though he usually works from 93-97 mph as a starter, and it's especially difficult to hit because of the funkiness and angle his 6-foot-7 frame and low three-quarters arm slot create.

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Oakland A's news: Minor league realignment could move Stockton Ports to Low-ARookie League sticks around too, in Arizona / Florida and the Dominican Republic. Some of the teams cut from the ranks of the lower minors will become Draft Scouting leagues for current college players, and some of the previously independent leagues are now loosely affiliated as Partner Leagues.

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Several MLB teams interested in free agent Dan StrailyFree agent pitcher Dan Straily, who most recently revived his career in the KBO, is drawing attention from multiple MLB teams.

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Oakland A's: The question in left fieldThe Oakland A's have a major question at this point - who will be their Opening Day left fielder?

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Domingo Acevedo leads A's minor league free agent pitcher signingsEach winter, teams stock up on minor league free agent signings. Most of them will help fill out Triple-A and Double-A rosters.

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Hillmon's 35-Point Performance Helps Michigan Cruise Past OaklandJunior Naz Hillmon scored a career-best 35 points to lead the No. 25-ranked University of Michigan women's basketball team to a decisive 95-62 victory at Oakland Friday night at the O'rena.

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Former Oakland A's reliever Fernando Rodney has a shot at 1000 gamesFormer Oakland A's reliever Fernando Rodney is running out of time, but he still has a chance to reach the 1000 appearance plateau.

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SF Giants Interested In Free-Agent Dan StrailyThe SF Giants are reportedly keeping tabs on journeyman starter Dan Straily. According to a report by Craig Mish, free-agent starter Dan Straily is drawing...

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Elephant Rumblings: Minor league realignment could move Stockton Ports to Low-ARookie League sticks around too, in Arizona / Florida and the Dominican Republic. Some of the teams cut from the ranks of the lower minors will become Draft Scouting leagues for current college players, and some of the previously independent leagues are now loosely affiliated as Partner Leagues.

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Oakland Athletics Community Champion Contest Official RulesThe object of the Contest is to submit an original essay describing how an individual you know has shown, or is showing, tremendous courage and strength by contributing relief to their community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Know your sport? Test your sorts knowledge with our fun quizTest your knowledge with our regular quiz.

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9 movies leaving Netflix you have to watch before November endsCheck out these movies before they all disappear from Netflix on November 30. Movies include "Zodiac" and "Moneyball." There's also the documentary, "Diana: In Her Own Words."

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How to fix MLB's slow-paced offseasonWelcome to Major League Baseball's offseason where nothing happens for months as teams play what looks like a perpetual game of chicken with free agents and each other.

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2020 Final Value Survey: HittersLongtime leader Tim Anderson is supplanted by another star teammate as White Sox surplus value champion.

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Wild Card RoundOCTOBER 01: Liam Hendriks #16 of the Oakland Athletics reacts after he strikes out Nomar Mazara #30 of the Chicago White Sox to end the game and win Game Three of the American League Wild Card Round at RingCentral Coliseum on October 01, 2020 in Oakland, California.

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Oakland A's trivia: Name the 2020 A'sThis summer's campaign only lasted 60 games, which means we didn't see nearly as much action as usual — or nearly as many players, just three-quarters as many as the previous year.

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Alex Cora has the nerve to confront Mike Fiers over whistleblowingBoston Red Sox Alex Cora wants to confront pitcher Mike Fiers for blowing the whistle on the Houston Astros' sign-stealing scandal from the 2017 MLB season.

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Oakland A's: So the Rays need a catcherThe Tampa Bay Rays are looking for a catcher. The Oakland A's have several catchers amongst their top prospects.

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What Should The A's Do About Left Field?The Oakland A's may look to offset the potential loss of left fielder Robbie Grossman with organizational depth.

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Oakland A's: Tim Hudson gets a Hall of Fame voteFormer Oakland A's star Tim Hudson will not be shut out on the MLB Hall of Fame ballot, as he will receive at least one vote.

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A's trivia: Name the 2020 rosterThis summer’s campaign only lasted 60 games, which means we didn’t see nearly as much action as usual — or nearly as many players, just three-quarters as many as the previous year.

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Cora hopes to bury hatchet with Fiers over sign-stealing scandalBoston Red Sox manager Alex Cora hasn't yet spoken with former Houston Astros right-hander Mike Fiers since the latter blew the whistle on the club's sign-stealing scheme, but he's hoping that changes down the road.'He did what he did,' Cora said on MassLive's 'The Fenway Rundown' podcast on Tuesday.

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Oakland A's free agency: Would Brad Hand be a good target?The A's need a closer, and he's one of the best.

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Oakland Athletics 2020 Holiday Gift GuideThe holidays are here! 2020 has been pure madness, but now is the time to make sure all the Oakland Athletics fans you know are happy.

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Oakland A's news: Cincinnati Reds and Colorado Rockies make minor tradeThe swap sends two players in each direction. The Reds acquire pitchers Jeff Hoffman and Case Williams, and the Rockies get pitcher Robert Stephenson and outfielder Jameson Hannah.

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A's CastHosted by Chris Townsend, Towny recaps A's Cast Live interviews from: Nick Swisher, Mark Gubicza and Mike Petriello of MLB.com and the MLB Network.

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Would Brad Hand be a good free agent target for A's?The 2020 AL Reliever of the Year was the only member of the team who got MVP votes this year, and his 9th-inning dominance the last two seasons has been an enormous part of the club’s recent success.

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Oakland A's: Liam Hendriks not concerned with free agencyAs one of the top relievers available on the market, it is understandable that Oakland A's closer Liam Hendriks is not concerned with his trek through free agency.

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Royals "Hall of Not Forgotten": Billy Butler, 1B/DHIts hard to imagine a scenario where Billy Butler would be inducted into the Royals Hall of Fame.

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Musketeers in quarantine: How Xavier's handling an early COVID-19 curveballLess than 24 hours from its season-opener Wednesday, Xavier University announced that three men's basketball players had been placed in quarantine after contact tracing revealed they came in close contact with an individual who tested positive for COVID-19. Thanks to Xavier Athletics Freshman C.J. Wilcher was among three Xavier players who are...

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5 potential landing spots for Kris Bryant via tradeThe Chicago Cubs find themselves at a strange juncture with third baseman Kris Bryant. The former National League MVP can become a free agent after the 2021 season, and it feels like the organization is trending towards a retool or even rebuild.

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Rockies deal Jeff Hoffman, Douglas County prospect Case Williams to RedsJonathan Daniel, Getty Images Starting pitcher Jeff Hoffman #34 of the Colorado Rockies delivers the ball against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on June 04, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Jesus Luzardo Gives Thanks After Rookie SeasonLeft-hander Jesús Luzardo checks in with Matt Kawahara about his rookie season, his playoff experience and his offseason roommate.

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Former Obama official buys prominent downtown Bangor buildingA New York-based real estate development group has purchased 2 Hammond St. in downtown Bangor, a former bank that now houses the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce, with plans to restore the building and add upscale apartments to the upper floors.

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MLB roundtable: Which team will be next to snap a lengthy World Series drought?Matt Snyder: I'll go with the Mets. There's a decent enough foundation in place and now with Steve Cohen looking to make a huge splash in the middle of a period when nearly every other team is pinching pennies, they are in the perfect position to take advantage of the unique circumstances.

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Chicago Cubs Q&A: How to explain the team's hitting issues?The Tribune's Mark Gonzales answers readers' questions about the Chicago Cubs' hitting woes since Chili Davis was fired in 2018 and what it would it take to acquire Blake Snell from the Tampa Bay Rays.

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Oakland A's news: Calm before the offseason stormThere's not much going on in baseball right now. The World Series is over, the awards are handed out, and the offseason open market has officially begun.

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MLB hot stove: SF Giants linked ex-Cubs, Red Sox ace Jon LesterLester wouldn't represent the home-run swing some fans may be seeking, but signing him could bolster the middle of the Giants' rotation.

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MLB hot stove: SF Giants linked to five-time All-Star lefty LesterLester wouldnt represent the home-run swing some fans may be seeking, but signing him could bolster the middle of the Giants rotation.

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Oakland A's: To harness Wandisson CharlesThe Oakland A's added hard throwing Wandisson Charles to their 40 man roster. If he can harness his stuff, he could make a major impact upon their future.

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Oakland A's: Chris Bassitt blames himself for ALDS series lossThe 2020 season did not end the way that the Oakland A's had hoped. There were plenty of positives, as the A's won the AL West and won a playoff series for the first time since 2006.

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Elephant Rumblings: Calm before the offseason stormThere’s not much going on in baseball right now. The World Series is over, the awards are handed out, and the offseason open market has officially begun.

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Mets: Reacting to a trade idea with the Athletics involving Dominic SmithIs there a trade to be made between the New York Mets and Oakland Athletics?

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Alameda, Oakland cat rescue group to host online fundraiserThat's why the smart rescue groups, such as Island Cat Resources and Adoption in Alameda and Oakland and Fix Our Ferals in the Berkeley / Richmond corridor, focus all their energies on the supply side: preventing those unwanted kittens from being born in the first place.

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Ep235: Liam Hendriks is a Free AgentA's closer Liam Hendriks is one of 10 Oakland players becoming a Free Agent this winter.

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Sandy Alderson Thinks Tim Tebow, Mets 'Committed' to Opportunity for 2021 SeasonNew York Mets president Sandy Alderson is looking forward to having Tim Tebow return to the organization in 2021.

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Oakland A's trivia: Name the autographs!Can you figure out which nine A's players and coaches signed this baseball?

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Chicago Cubs: 5 general manager candidatesJed Hoyer seeks a general manager with candid thoughts in his new duties as Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations.

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Oakland A's news: Liam Hendriks save voted Best 2020 A's MomentThe final vote began Friday morning, pitting two favorites: Matt Olson's Opening Day walk-off grand slam against the Los Angeles Angels, and Liam Hendriks' save in the deciding Game 3 of the Wild Card Series against the Chicago White Sox to seal Oakland's first postseason series victory in over a decade.

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A's trivia: Name the autographs!Can you figure out which nine A's players and coaches signed this baseball?

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MLB Trade Rumors: Sonny Gray's Value Being Gauged by Reds; CIN Open to DealThe Cincinnati Reds may lose two of the starting pitchers who helped lead them to the playoffs in 2020.

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Press release: Oakland A's coming together with Bay Area sports teams for Giving Tuesday FundraiserThe Oakland A's are teaming up with the Golden State Warriors, San Francisco 49ers, San Francisco Giants, San Jose Earthquakes, and San Jose Sharks for a special #BayAreaUnite Giving Tuesday fundraiser.

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Elephant Rumblings: Liam Hendriks save voted Best 2020 A's MomentThe final vote began Friday morning, pitting two favorites: Matt Olson’s Opening Day walk-off grand slam against the Los Angeles Angels, and Liam Hendriks’ save in the deciding Game 3 of the Wild Card Series against the Chicago White Sox to seal Oakland’s first postseason series victory in over a decade.

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Chicago White Sox tentatively scheduled a€” again a€” to play the New York Yankees in the MLB at Field of Dreams game in 2021Major League Baseball announced Monday the teams are tentatively scheduled to meet Aug. 12 in Dyersville, Iowa, in an 8,000-seat temporary ballpark built on the farm where the iconic Oscar-nominated 1989 film "Field of Dreams" was shot.

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Oakland A's may have something with Trey SupakThe Oakland A's are taking a chance that former top prospect Trey Supak can turn his career around in their organization.

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NBCSBA announces new pre/post talent for Warriors, GiantsNBC Sports Bay Area today announced a pair of on-air talent moves for its surrounding pre/postgame coverage of the Golden State Warriors and San Francisco Giants.

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A's Bassitt can't get ALDS loss off his mind: 'I have a lot of regretsOakland Athletics starter Chris Bassitt still thinks about losing to the Houston Astros in last month's American League Division Series and blames himself for how things turned out.'I have a lot of regrets over my last game that I pitched,' Bassitt told Brodie Brazil of NBC Sports Bay Area.

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Chris Bassitt has regrets, blames himself for A's ALDS loss to AstrosThe A's fell to the Astros in a hotly contested AL Division Series, and one player is taking it especially hard.

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Minor League Progress Hard To GaugeSo we finally have a winner in 2020: turkeys. Turkeys will be rooting hard for an annual pandemic after this week's Zoomsgivings in which families virtually share Turducken.

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Oakland A's: Yonder Alonso announces retirementFormer Oakland A's first baseman Yonder Alonso has announced that, after a ten year major league career, he is retiring.

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Oakland A's best moment in 2020 determined by fan voteLiam Hendriks closing out the Wild Card Round to send the Oakland A's to the ALDS has been determined to be the best moment of 2020 according to the fans.

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How Can MLB Make Their Offseason More Like The NBA?As the MLB offseason drags deep into the winter, and likely into next year, the biggest moves of the NBA offseason have already transpired.

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Brewers: Could 3B Jake Lamb be a free agent target?The Milwaukee Brewers have a need at third base this offseason. Could former All-Star Jake Lamb be a good fit in free agency?

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Ranking the Chances for Every MLB Team to Land George Springer in Free AgencyIn a top-heavy free-agent market thin on superstar talent, a case can be made that George Springer is the most complete all-around player available this winter.

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All-Time Marlins Countdown: Isan Diaz, Fernando Rodney and moreThe subjects of today's Marlins countdown chapter range from former top prospects to journeymen.

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Oakland A's: Sean Murphy makes Topps All Star Rookie TeamOakland A's catcher Sean Murphy made an impact as a rookie, with his performance leading to his being named to the Topps All Star Rookie Team.

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Oakland A's add intriguing arm in Domingo AcevedoOne time Yankees prospect Domingo Acevedo is getting a second chance as the Oakland A's have signed him to a minor league deal.

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Raiders' victory lap wasn't first bus incident in Kansas CityWhen Andy Reid complained about the Raiders taking a victory lap in the team bus, it was learned that they were involved in another bus brouhaha in Kansas City 25 years ago.

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Wild trade idea: Oakland A's and New York Mets could transform each other's offseasonsThe A's biggest restriction this winter will be money. That's normal. To be more specific, they have a lot of free agents coming off the books, but much of the money they're saving is going directly to arbitration raises before they get a chance to fill the holes that opened up in the roster.

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Raiders, Chiefs turning up the temperature on NFL's most infamous rivalryRecent off-the-field developments add to lore of Chiefs-Raiders showdowns that reached their zenith 50 years ago.

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10 MLB Free Agents Who Could Get Screwed by Suppressed MarketMajor League Baseball teams have grown to be especially risk-averse on the free-agent market in recent years.

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Oakland A's add three prospects to 40 man rosterThe Oakland A's added three prospects to their 40 man roster ahead of the deadline to protect them from the Rule V Draft.

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Oakland football's Isaiah Horton has another big catch in Battle of the 'Boro playoff winIt just seems like it. Horton's latest, a left-handed grab against his body for a touchdown Friday night, was another highlight-reel play for the four-star receiver in Oakland's 39-14 Class 6A state quarterfinal win over rival Riverdale at Ray Hughes Stadium.

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Vote: Final round, 2020 Best Oakland A's Moment BracketWhat was the best moment of the Oakland A's 2020 season? The team offered up 16 nominees, and fans have now voted them down to two finalists.

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Oakland A's news: New York Mets interested in A's GM David Forst?For today's Rumblings, let's double back to some quiet news from earlier this week. On Tuesday, Susan Slusser of the S.F. Chronicle offered this tidbit.

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Oakland A's select two pitchers and outfielder, leave others off 40-man rosterOakland As select Miguel Romero, Wandisson Charles and Greg Deichmann; leave Parker Dunshee, Brian Howard and Buddy Reed off 40-man roster.

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Oakland A's select Miguel Romero, Wandisson Charles and Greg Deichmann; leave Parker Dunshee, Brian Howard and Buddy Reed off 40-man rosterOakland A's select Miguel Romero, Wandisson Charles and Greg Deichmann; leave Parker Dunshee, Brian Howard and Buddy Reed off 40-man roster.

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MLB: Oakland A's select Miguel Romero and Wandisson CharlesOakland A's select Miguel Romero, Wandisson Charles and Greg Deichmann; leave Parker Dunshee, Brian Howard, Lazaro Armenteros and Buddy Reed off 40-man roster.

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Athletics' Cristian Alvarado: Joins Oakland as non-roster inviteeAlvarado has spent the entirety of his professional career with the Orioles. He hasn't advanced beyond Double-A but produced a strong 2.66 ERA in 74.1 innings of relief at that level for Bowie in 2019.

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Oakland A's: Jake Diekman wants lifetime ban for PED usersOakland A's reliever Jake Diekman isn't a fan of performance enhancing drugs. He wants Robinson Cano to get a lifetime ban for his PED violation.

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Oakland A's add 3 prospects to 40-man roster for Rule 5 draft protectionFriday is the deadline for teams to protect their prospects from the upcoming Rule 5 draft, which they can do by adding those prospects to their 40-man rosters.

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A's Add Three To 40-Man Roster, Announce Several Minor League SigningsThe Athletics announced Friday that they've selected the contracts of right-handers Miguel Romero and Wandisson Charles, as well as outfielder Greg Deichmann.

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Oakland A's: Jake Diekman has strong thoughts about Robinson CanoOakland A's reliever Jake Diekman is not in a forgiving mood when it comes to Robinson Cano and his latest PED suspension.

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MLB Free Agent Focus: How Liam Hendriks Can Keep White Sox a€˜Pen a StrengthThe White Sox bullpen was a strength of the team in 2020. Signing a free-agent closer like Liam Hendriks could keep it that way.

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Elephant Rumblings: Mets interested in A's GM David Forst?For today’s Rumblings, let’s double back to some quiet news from earlier this week. On Tuesday, Susan Slusser of the S.F. Chronicle offered this tidbit.

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Arizona Cardinals QB Kyler Murray staying optimistic about baseballKyler Murray, Arizona Cardinals QB1, and former Oakland Athletics draft pick is not calling it quits yet on baseball, but it seems more and more unlikely.

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A's mailbag: Billy Beane's potential departure and moreThe A's not only have 10 free agents and 10 players, but members of their front office are coveted by other teams.

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Athletics' Domingo Acevedo: Invited to Athletics' campThe 26-year-old spent last season at the Yankees' alternate training site. He's yet to make his big-league debut and owns an unimpressive 4.97 ERA in 29 career innings at the Triple-A level.

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Athletics' Miguel Romero: Joins 40-man rosterThe move protects the 26-year-old righty from the Rule 5 draft. Romero spent all of 2019 at the Triple-A level, recording a solid 3.96 ERA in 72.2 innings for Las Vegas, but he remained at Oakland's alternate training site throughout the 2020 campaign.

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Athletics' Jacob Wilson: Receives chance in OaklandWilson signed with the Athletics as a non-roster invitee to spring training Friday.

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Jon Lester To Red Sox? Whether Reunion Makes Sense For Either SideJon Lester is a free agent and would fill a need for the Red Sox, but would a reunion really make sense for he and Boston?

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ESPN 2021 MLB opening day quadruple-header features Dodgers-RockiesNov. 20 - The World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers will start their title defense with a game against the Colorado Rockies as part of an Opening Day quadruple-header on April 1 on ESPN.

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Where are they now? Neal CottsNeal Cotts was on track to graduate when Major League Baseball came calling during the 2001 draft, where the Oakland Athletics selected him the second round with the 69th overall pick.

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The 2020 Rays finally conquered Third-Order Winning PercentageJust about three years ago, during the post-2017 offseason, I penned a piece looking at just how bad the Rays franchise had been in terms of living up to their billing in regards to Baseball Prospectus' third-order winning percentage.

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Baseball: Angels' Shohei Ohtani opens up on most difficult seasonTwo years after Tommy John surgery on his right elbow, the Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani is entering what could be described as his winter of discontent.

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Arizona Cardinals QB Kyler Murray reiterates desire to play baseball: 'Never say never'Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray wishes he didn't have to choose between football and baseball: 'I wish I could do both.'

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Oakland A's news: Who is the A's most untouchable player in trades this winter?Respectfully, I'll disagree with that choice. Perhaps you could make a case that Puk's value is too low due to injury and so this would be an unwise time to sell on him, but that's not the rationale given for the pick: "He should be recovered from shoulder surgery by the start of next season, and whether he's in the bullpen or in the rotation,...

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Oakland A's make solid depth move in signing Pete KozmaThe Oakland A's have made a move to address their infield depth, signing Pete Kozma to a minor league deal.

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ESPN to broadcast four MLB games on Opening Day 2021ESPN will showcase 19 teams during 11 season-opening games, including four on Opening Day, over the first week of the 2021 MLB season.

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Oakland A's: Kyler Murray wants to play baseball againThe Oakland A's drafted current Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray in the first round of the 2018 MLB draft as an outfielder.

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Is Arizona Cardinals Quarterback Kyler Murray Single Now or in a Relationship?The Arizona Cardinals selected Kyler Murray with the No. 1 pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.

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Chicago Cubs won't fill out roster before Friday's deadlineWith a large batch of free agents expected to be available after the Dec. 2 tender date, the Chicago Cubs likely won't fill their six remaining open spots on the 40-man roster by Friday's 5 p.m.

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Dan Straily's Season in KoreaFormer A's pitcher Dan Straily talks with beat writer Matt Kawahara about playing the 2020 season for the Lotte Giants of the KBO, how it restored his confidence on the mound, the experience of being overseas during a global pandemic - what about that time he brought a gong to the Lotte dugout?

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Kyler Murray: 'Never say never' on becoming two-sport starMurray remains curious about how he'd fare professionally on the diamond, and he's not ruling out possibly trying to follow in the footsteps of two-sport stars Jackson and Sanders.

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2B or not 2B: Could Sheldon Neuse be Oakland A's answer at second base?This idea isn't new, nor is it completely based in fantasy. The A's have already thought of it and given it a try in real life, having Neuse play a little bit of 2B in Triple-A in 2019 as well as in his MLB debut trial that same year.

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All-Time Marlins Countdown: Chapter 33Today's haul of Marlins includes some obscure throwbacks.

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Oakland A's sign shortstop Pete Kozma to minor league contractThe A's signed shortstop Pete Kozma to a minors deal on Tuesday, per the team's website.

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Dodgers issue layoffs across organization due to economic losses from coronavirusThe Dodgers issued layoffs across the organization Wednesday due to the economic losses from the coronavirus pandemic, according to people with knowledge of the situation.

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Vote, Round 2: 2020 Best Oakland A's Moment BracketWe're down to eight highlights in contention, and on to the second round. Here's what the bracket looks like now.

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Chances of Each MLB Hall of Fame Candidate Being Inducted in 2021The 2021 BBWAA Hall of Fame ballot was officially announced Monday afternoon, and with no slam-dunk newcomers among the 11 players added to the mix this year, it will be interesting to see how voters handle the field of candidates.

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Oakland A's news: New York Mets Robinson Cano tests positive for PEDs, suspended for 2021 seasonAll of that means that this news affects the Oakland A's. They are in the market for a free agent second baseman, and now there is another potentially wealthy team unexpectedly added to the mix of fellow suitors — demand has risen but without an increase in supply.

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As MVP campaign heats up, Cardinals' Kyler Murray says he misses baseball: 'I wish I could do both'Not that there was much of a debate when the Arizona Cardinals selected him with the No.

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Potential FSG deal presents possibility of Liverpool link with AZ AlkmaarThe connections are already in place should Liverpool's owners move forward with plans.

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Oakland A's could have major front office shakeupThe Oakland A's front office could look drastically different in just a few weeks as general manager David Forst is reportedly being targeted by the Mets.

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SF Giants Free Agency: Should Liam Hendriks be a Target?With Oakland Athletics closer Liam Hendriks a free-agent this offseason, could the SF Giants try to bring the ace reliever across the bay?

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Who should the Oakland A's protect from the 2020 Rule 5 draft?From Oakland's perspective, the only prospect they chose to protect last year was pitcher Daulton Jefferies, and they lost outfielder Mark Payton to the Reds — he was later returned to the A's, then traded back to Cincinnati, where he went 3-for-18 with a double and two walks in eight MLB games.

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Can I Draw It With A Crayon?The Power of a Goal  Part One An Art of the Question Blog What are my goals?

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Kyler Murray won't give up baseball dream even as he stars for Cardinals: 'I never say never'Murray, a former top-10 pick in the MLB Draft, isn't pulling the plug on a baseball career.

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SF Giants Sign OF Jason Krizan To Minor League ContractThe SF Giants added to their outfield depth by signing Jason Krizan to a minor-league pact.

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Who should the A's protect from the Rule 5 draft?From Oakland’s perspective, the only prospect they chose to protect last year was pitcher Daulton Jefferies, and they lost outfielder Mark Payton to the Reds — he was later returned to the A’s, then traded back to Cincinnati, where he went 3-for-18 with a double and two walks in eight MLB games.

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Cardinals QB Kyler Murray admits hes not closing door on baseball dreamIn just his second season in the NFL, Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray is becoming a legitimate contender for NFL MVP honors.

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Athletics' Pete Kozma: Signs minors deal with AthleticsKozma signed a minor-league contract with the Athletics on Wednesday, Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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'I wish I could do both': As MVP campaign heats up, Cardinals' Kyler Murray says he misses baseballArizona Cardinals QB Kyler Murray, in the middle of the NFL MVP race, said on a radio show this week he does miss baseball.

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Step-by-Step Plan for Jed Hoyer to Retool Cubs Roster After Theo Epstein ExitNine seasons, 705 victories, five postseason appearances and one World Series title delivered to a long-suffering fanbase.

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Potential Future Hall of Fame PlayersThe Pittsburgh Pirates have a many different men in Cooperstown, but who could be the next player to wear a cap on their plaque in the Hall Of Fame?

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Vote, Day 2: 2020 Best Oakland A's Moment Bracket8 more highlights battling for 4 spots in Round 2.

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Oakland A's news: Theo Epstein stepping down as Chicago Cubs President of Baseball OpsOn Tuesday, another MLB team finds themselves in a similar situation. The Chicago Cubs announced that Theo Epstein is stepping down from his position as President of Baseball Ops at the end of the week.

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Oakland A's eye free agent and trade targetsWith MLB free agency underway, the notoriously tight-fisted Oakland Athletics are clearly in the midst of a contention window.

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Latest On Mets' Front Office Search4:50pm: "It sounds as if" Athletics general manager David Forst is a target for the Mets, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle tweets.

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Oakland A's not likely to add another Hall of Famer this yearAlthough the Oakland A's have five former members of the organization on the 2021 Hall of Fame ballot, none of them are going to be enshrined.

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Oakland A's: Eric Jokisch could get a second chance at majorsFormer Oakland A's minor league Eric Jokisch may have a chance to return to the majors after a two year stint in the Korean Baseball Organization.

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Tyrese Haliburton: The Timberwolves Moneyball PickBeane's mantra was, "We're not selling jeans here." The longtime general manager of the Oakland Athletics and Moneyball protagonist is credited with pioneering an analytical management style that would give rise to the trans-sport numbers revolutional.

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Ep230: My Oakland A's fantasyI'm not sure if the year will be 2030, 35 or 40... but I was daydreaming the other day...

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Kolten Wong might be the best free agent target for the Oakland A'sThe best defensive second baseman in MLB, and he can get on base.

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A's best players not in the Hall of FameThere are 14 players representing the A's in the Hall of Fame when you combine the franchise's stints in Philadelphia, Kansas City and Oakland.

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Kolten Wong might be the best free agent target for the A'sThe best defensive second baseman in MLB, and he can get on base.

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4 Oakland A's stars join 2021 Hall of Fame ballotHudson, Zito, Haren, and Swisher are all up for the Hall.

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Oakland A's news: Vote on 2020 Best Oakland A's Moment BracketLacking some Monday motivation? Allow us to distract you with the 2020 Best A's Moment Bracket Challenge!

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Oakland A's farm system ranked 17th in baseballThe Oakland A's farm system has taken a hit since the start of the 2020 campaign, falling three spots to 17th in the game.

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Deal Watch: A Double-Deal Monday for Wachtell, as Big Deals Keep on ChurningHome Depot and PNC Bank make big acquisitions, while SPACs are doing more, and larger, deals.

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Four former A's, two Giants with World Series rings among newcomers to 2021 Hall of Fame ballotA pair of pitchers who enjoyed some of the best years of their careers with the Oakland A's and won World Series with the San Francisco Giants are making their debuts on the 2021 Baseball Writers Association of America Hall of Fame ballot.

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Four former As, two Giants with World Series rings among newcomers to 2021 Hall of Fame ballotFour former A's, two Giants with World Series rings among newcomers to 2021 Hall of Fame ballot.

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Can Oakland A's count on Matt Chapman for start of season?The Oakland A's should have Matt Chapman back for the start of the 2021 season, but will he be able to be the player he has been?

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4 A's stars join 2021 Hall of Fame ballotThe 2021 Hall of Fame ballot has been announced! There are never any surprises here, as you can chart out ballot eligibility years in advance, but it’s still fun to see who officially makes the list each winter.

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A billionaire investor dubbed 'the next Warren Buffett' just revealed a $400 million bet on Bill Ackman's SPACSeth Klarman, founder and president of the Baupost Group. Scott Olsen / Getty Images Seth Klarman's Baupost Group is betting that billionaire inv...

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The last Kansas City Athletics gameIn March of 1960, Johnson was felled by a cerebral hemorrhage during spring training. His widow was desperate to continue her life as a socialite and owning a baseball team in a small midwestern city didn't fit that criteria.

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Edgar Allan PotpourriBecause, you know, he's a raven. OK, time for some random musings around the A's, baseball, and possibly ominous black birds...

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Oakland A's: Unexciting Freddy Galvis option for infieldThe Oakland A's are not likely to make any blockbuster signings in free agency, but Freddy Galvis could be an option for their infield openings.

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Sports Section Selects: Our Favorite Retro MLB UniformsEmily: The ‘70s was a big decade for Oakland. In the same decade the Athletics became officially nicknamed the Oakland A’s, the A’s ditched their gray jersey for the colors we know and love today: Kelly Green, Wedding Gown White and Fort Knox Gold.

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Oakland A's: Reunion with Rich Hill worth consideringIf the Oakland A's want to take a chance on a potential lottery ticket for the rotation, a reunion with Rich Hill could be worth pursuing.

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Oakland A's second base situation may not change in 2021The Oakland A's could have the same look at second base entering the 2021 season as they did in 2020.

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How Good Was Cardinals Star QB Kyler Murray as a Baseball Player?The Oakland Athletics once drafted Arizona Cardinals star quarterback Kyler Murray.

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Oakland A's news: Kim Ng hired by Miami Marlins as first female GM in MLB historyFriday morning brought the latest hiring, and it's a historic one. The Miami Marlins announced Kim Ng as their new GM, making her the first female to hold that position in not only MLB history but in any of the four major U.S. men's sports.

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Oakland A's Liam Hendriks finishes 13th in 2020 AL MVP votingThe winner in the American League was Jose Abreu of the Chicago White Sox. The first baseman feels like something of a throwback, leading the majors in RBI and leading the AL in hits, with a.987 OPS, 167 wRC+, and plus defense.

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Seattle Mariners: Should Jerry Dipoto pursue or pass on former A's closer Liam HendriksThe AL Reliever of the Year and former Athletics closer is a free-agent. The Seattle Mariners need bullpen help, is he a target and solution for Jerry Dipoto?

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Oakland A's 2021 ZiPS projections offer reminder of strong core, but also areas of needThere are holes to address, but a lot of value remaining around the field.

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Oakland A's: Marcus Semien could be far beyond A's budgetIf we are to take the comments of Marcus Semien's agent at face value, the Oakland A's will need to find another shortstop for the 2021 season.

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5 possible free agent suitors for Marcus SemienWith an interesting test case in free agency this offseason, these five MLB teams should be interested in shorstop Marcus Semien.

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Marlins hire Kim Ng as GM, making her highest-ranking woman in MLBNg is believed to be the first woman general manager of a North American mens professional team.

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Miami Marlins hire Kim Ng, first woman MLB general managerNg is believed to be the first woman general manager of a North American men's professional team.

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Oakland A's have some decisions to make with Rule V DraftSeven of their top 30 prospects are eligible to be selected in the Rule V Draft, meaning that they will need to be placed on the 40 man roster in order to be protected.

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Notes From The Angels' GM SearchThe Angels concluded their search for a new general manager yesterday, announcing that former Braves assistant GM Perry Minasian had been signed to a four-year contract to run the Halos' front office. At least 20 candidates reportedly interviewed for the position, and while several names had already been linked to the Angels, some other...

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A's 2021 ZiPS projections offer reminder of strong core, areas of needThere are holes to address, but a lot of value remaining around the field.

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Oakland A's news: Marcus Stroman , Kevin Gausman accept qualifying offersHowever, six other teams did extend QOs to their departing stars. All six players have now responded to those offers, and two of them accepted: pitchers Marcus Stroman of the New York Mets and Kevin Gausman of the San Francisco Giants.

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Former Oakland A's pitcher Raul Alcantara wins KBO version of Cy YoungFormer Oakland A's pitcher Raul Alcantara had an incredible season in the KBO, culminating with his taking home their version of the Cy Young award.

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How Will Marcus Semien Do In Free Agency?Athletics shortstop Marcus Semien is among the toughest players to predict in free agency this winter.

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Oakland A's Chris Bassitt and Liam Hendriks get downballot votes for 2020 Cy YoungMLB awards week continues! On Monday we got the Rookie of the Year awards, followed on Tuesday by the Manager of the Year honors.

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Dave Stewart comes to Tony La Russa's defenseOakland A's star Dave Stewart has come to the defense of his former manager, Tony La Russa, in the wake of recent allegations.

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Tony La Russa Faced Controversies despite His Success as a Manager — inside His Life and CareerDespite the many controversies he faced both on and off the pitch, legendary baseball coach Tony La Russa has enjoyed a successful career in the MLB spanning more than three decades.

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Press release: Oakland A's and Chevron provide $30,000 technology grant to Richmond Elementary SchoolThe donation will cover the cost of the Apple California Department of Education iPad plan for 250 students' Apple iPads.

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Marcus Semien's agent believes A's shortstop will get hefty free-agent dealAgent Joel Wolfe told The San Francisco Chronicle that he believes Oakland A's shortstop Marcus Semien is worth $100 million-plus, even in an uncertain free-agent market after the pandemic-shortened season.

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Oakland A's news: A's AGM Billy Owens no longer candidate for Angels GM openingA second name was on the radar, as A's assistant general manager Billy Owens was considered a candidate for the Los Angeles Angels GM job.

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Minor MLB Transactions: 11/11/20The Rockies signed LHP Brian Gonzalez. The Athletics signed RHP Montana DuRapau. Get the latest MLB transactions over at MLB Trade Rumors.

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2021 ZiPS Projections: Oakland AthleticsAfter having typically appeared in the hallowed pages of Baseball Think Factory, Dan Szymborski's ZiPS projections have now been released at FanGraphs for nine years.

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Oakland A's Bob Melvin finishes 4th place in AL Manager of the Year votingAs for the Oakland A's, Bob Melvin finished fourth place in the AL after leading the green and gold to an AL West division title.

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Oakland A's: Tony La Russa arrest gets worse with every reportFormer Oakland A's manager Tony La Russa had been arrested for his second DUI. Each new report makes the arrest even worse.

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More Details Emerge Of Former Oakland A's Manager Tony LaRussa's DUI ArrestChicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa blew out a tire on the grey Lexus he was driving in a collision with a curb that left the vehicle smoking when he was arrested on misdemeanor DUI charges in February, according to an affidavit filed by the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

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Feldy Follies, Offseason EditionStats expert David Feldman talks World Series, the free agent market and what it might take for the A's to get Marcus Semien back, plus: Susan and David chat about their favorite baseball movies, including the one Feldy believes originally was his idea.

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The Show Before the Show: Episode 284 with Oakland Athletics' Greg DeichmannThe Official Site of Minor League Baseball web site includes features, news, rosters, statistics, schedules, teams, live game radio broadcasts, and video clips.

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Offseason Outlook: Oakland AthleticsAfter earning a third straight playoff berth, the Athletics are in for an offseason of change.

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Offseason outlook: Oakland AthleticsGeneral manager David Forst might have to pull off some shrewd moves in the coming months to keep Oakland at the head of its division in 2021.

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Details emerge in Hall of Fame manager Tony La Russa's arrest on DUI chargesTony La Russa appeared incoherent at times while talking to police in Arizona and kept mentioning he is a Hall of Famer while expressing his mistrust of blood alcohol tests.

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Oakland A's news: Astros sued by former GM Jeff LuhnowIn response to the cheating, Major League Baseball made an example out of the Astros by levying harsh penalties on — LOL just kidding, the league did almost nothing to punish Houston.

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Oakland A's: Sean Murphy fourth in Rookie of the Year voteAlthough he did not take home any hardware, Oakland A's rookie catcher Sean Murphy had a solid finish in the AL Rookie of the Year voting.

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Oakland A's Sean Murphy finishes 4th place in American League Rookie of the Year votingThe annual tradition got started Monday, with the Rookie of the Year awards. The American League honor went to Seattle Mariners outfielder Kyle Lewis, and the NL version to Milwaukee Brewers reliever Devin Williams, who already also won the NL Reliever of the Year award to match Hendriks' AL nod.

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More deadly violence in Oakland as killings approach century markThere were three people shot dead within a 12-hour period over the weekend in Oakland.

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Oakland A's: MLB Trade Rumors predicts just 1 top free agent to OaklandTommy La Stella #3 of the Oakland Athletics hits a double against the Houston Astros during the eighth inning in Game Four of the American League Division Series at Dodger Stadium on October 08, 2020 in Los Angeles, California.

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Athletics farm system analysis 2020The 2020 season marked the third straight year the A's made it to the playoffs, no small feat even if the postseason runs didn't last as long as anyone would have liked.

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Oakland: Large fire in residential building displaces 5OAKLAND — A large fire Tuesday morning in a residential building initially sparked concerns of people possibly trapped inside, but after firefighters knocked down the flames, the only victims were those displaced by the inferno.

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White Sox manager Tony La Russa charged with DUI in ArizonaWhite Sox say they were aware of the case when they hired him; arrest came in February.

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White Sox manager Tony La Russa charged with DUI in PhoenixThe Chicago White Sox manager, who built a Hall of Fame career with the Oakland Athletics and the St. Louis Cardinals, also was cited in 2007 in Florida.

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Tommy La Stella is the free agent the Oakland A's should bring backHe's still exactly what Oakland needs, at the right price.

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Oakland City Council: Three of five races calledIncumbents continue to lead in three of five City Council races, as well as the city attorney's races, according to the latest election results released Thursday evening.

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Oakland A's: Sean Murphy could take the next step in 2021The Oakland A's had high hopes for Sean Murphy heading into the 2020 season. He was considered one of the top catching prospects in the game, a potential future Gold Glove catcher with a powerful bat that could develop into a perennial All Star.

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Oakland A's news: Los Angeles Dodgers report 9 coronavirus cases over several daysThe last few days brought the seemingly inevitable next step in the story. The Dodgers have reported nine new coronavirus cases among their team and staff, plus one more family member, per Minyvonne Burke of NBC.

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Washington Athletics Announces Husky Homecoming Virtual Celebration PlansThe University of Washington Department of Athletics has announced plans to host a virtual Husky Homecoming this Saturday, November 14.

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Oakland A's: Robbie Grossman might be worth bringing backRobbie Grossman had a career year for the Oakland A's in 2020. Depending on his market in free agency, he could be worth bringing back.

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Three position free agents worth exploring for the RoyalsThus, when I examined free agent targets, I referred to those deals as baselines. While I think Moore may be more open to signing a more expensive free agent this off-season , I do not expect owner John Sherman to break the bank either, for it does seem like the Royals are a year away from making any serious ground in the AL Central.

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The Perfect Time To "Moneyball" Is This Off-SeasonHow frustrating to be writing a post today that almost certainly will not reflect actual reality and action.

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Oakland A's: Three prospects that can have major roles in 2021As the Oakland A's look to fill out their roster without much money, their prospects will play important roles.

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Oakland A's: Liam Hendriks considered Phillies top bullpen targetOakland A's closer Liam Hendriks could have a new home soon, as he is expected to be the top relief target for the Phillies.

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2020 SB Nation Offseason SIM results: Building a 2021 Oakland A's rosterAN's reps search for a SS, rebuild the bullpen, and add quality vets at SP and 2B.

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Oakland A's: A veteran catcher could make sense in free agencyAUGUST 25: Jonah Heim #37 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates with Jordan Weems #70 of the Oakland Athletics after the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 10-3 at Globe Life Field on August 25, 2020 in Arlington, Texas.

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A's shout out Oakland native, Vice President-elect HarrisThe presidential ticket of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris surpassed 270 electoral votes in the morning, making them President-elect and Vice President-elect of the United States of America.

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2020 SB Nation Offseason SIM results: Building a 2021 A's rosterThe SB Nation Offseason SIM began on Sunday afternoon and the Oakland Brain Trust had clear goals in mind as we set out to navigate the maelstrom of messaging and emails and “did these guys even show up” that accompanies 30 teams of passionate individuals from across the nation getting 48 hours to completely re-shape the thing that...

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Elephant Rumblings: Los Angeles Dodgers Justin Turner receives no punishment from MLB for breaking coronavirus protocolIt worked out nicely that I didn't get Rumblings up this morning, because all the interesting news came out throughout Friday and now it won't have to wait until Monday.

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Mets part ways with GM Brodie Van Wagenen, others as new owner Steve Cohen takes over franchiseVan Wagenen was a polarizing figure in his two seasons at the helm.

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Oakland A's: Waiting for Robert Puason to debutHopefully, in 2021, the Oakland A's will get a chance to finally see what they have in Robert Puason.

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Oakland A's acquire Junior Perez from San Diego Padres as PTBNL in Jorge Mateo tradeBack in late June, the Oakland A's traded speedy infield prospect Jorge Mateo to the San Diego Padres for a player to be named later.

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Oakland A's acquire Junior Perez in Jorge Mateo tradeThe Jorge Mateo deal has finally been completed, as the Oakland A's have acquired Junior Perez from the San Diego Padres.

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A's acquire Junior Perez as PTBNL in Jorge Mateo tradeBack in late June, the Oakland A’s traded speedy infield prospect Jorge Mateo to the San Diego Padres for a player to be named later.

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Anderson eager to have fun playing for La RussaCHICAGO — Tim Anderson is as curious as anyone to see how new Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa will react the first time the fun-loving shortstop flips his bat following a big home run.

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A's, Padres Complete Jorge Mateo TradeThe Athletics and Padres have completed their late-June trade that sent infielder Jorge Mateo to San Diego, Oakland announced.

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Oakland A's news: New York Mets sign catcher Bruce MaxwellIf we dig deep enough, though, we can find something notable for today's Rumblings. The A's weren't the only team to make minor news on Wednesday, as the New York Mets also signed a handful of players to minor league deals.

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Oakland A's: Kris Bryant gamble could make senseThe Oakland A's are going to be looking to contend in 2021. Acquiring Kris Bryant from the Chicago Cubs would be a gamble, but it could make sense.

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Montana DuRapau: Signs deal with OaklandDuRapau signed a contract with the Athletics on Thursday, Alex Stumpf of reports.

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Al Attles' 84th birthday celebration draws Oakland greats for a charitable causeEven during a pandemic, many of Al Attles' best friends and admirers — Rick Barry, Jason Kidd, Chris Mullin, Antonio Davis and Sonny Parker, among others — are scheduled to show up virtually Friday to celebrate the former Warriors player and coach's 84th birthday a day early.

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Bruce Maxwell among 9 players to reach minor league deals with New York MetsCatcher Bruce Maxwell, the only major league player to kneel during the national anthem in 2017 to protest racial injustice, has agreed to a minor league contract with the New York Mets for next year and will report to major league spring training.

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Oakland A's news: Who is MLB's top free agent this winter?That won't stop Athletics Nation from dreaming, though. Bauer in particular is interesting because of his vocal openness to a short-term deal if it gives him a chance at a ring — and this Oakland roster with that kind of ace atop the rotation would look quite appealing.

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Oakland A's: Jose Canseco fails in bid to become US PresidentThe votes are still being counted, but one thing is for certain - former Oakland A's slugger Jose Canseco will not be the next US President.

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Oakland A's Matt Olson snubbed for 2020 Gold Glove awardThe AL award at 1B went to Evan White of the Seattle Mariners instead of the Oakland A's star, leaving the green and gold completely empty-handed in terms of Gold Gloves.

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Instructional League Report from Ed SpragueDirector of player development Ed Sprague joins Matt Kawahara to discuss the A's instructional league camp in Arizona.

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Mariners shortstop J.P. Crawford, rookie first baseman Evan White win their first Gold GlovesWhen a baseball is thrown against a stucco wall with an above-average amount of velocity, it produces a dull thud that will echo off the surrounding outdoor structures and permeate throughout the building like a distant artillery report or construction work.

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A's recent first-round picks, pitching prospects impress at instructional leagueThe Oakland Athletics last week concluded their fall instructional league camp in Arizona, where recent first-round draft picks and a group of hard-throwing pitching prospects stood out.

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Oakland A's: Marcus Semien means more to Oakland than anywhere elseOf all the Oakland A's free agents, Marcus Semien may be the player most likely to return given what he means to the organization.

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Oakland A's news: MLB announces 2020 awards finalistsIt will also be interesting to see where catcher Sean Murphy ranks in ROTY. His numbers don't jump off the page, batting.233 with seven homers and only 1+ WAR, but catchers are easily undervalued in these terms and some A's fans might even rank him above Luzardo in terms of 2020 performance.

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Oakland A's: Kolten Wong could be a perfect fitThe Oakland A's may have the perfect fit in their search for a new second baseman in former St. Louis Cardinal Kolten Wong.

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Warriors celebrate Oakland history with new jerseys amid Coliseum debt battleA lower court ruled the team must pay the nearly $50 million debt, but the Warriors are appealing to California's highest court.

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Why the Oakland A's didn't extend qualifying offers to Marcus Semien and Liam HendriksThe As had two clear candidates for qualifying offers and chose not to extend a deal to either one.

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Why the Oakland As didnt extend qualifying offers to Marcus Semien and Liam HendriksOakland Athletics' opt not to extend qualifying offers to Marcus Semien and Liam Hendriks. Why not?

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Wayde wins again, as local athletics returns in PotchThe Citizen brings you breaking news, current affairs, celebrity and entertainment news, as well as sport news throughout the day.

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Arizona Athletics is seeing more financial hardshipsWith the Corona Virus still having a major impact on virtually everything, Arizona Athletics has certainly seen their share of financial hardships.

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Jose Abreu Named American League MVP Award FinalistChicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu has been named as a finalist for the American League’s Most Valuable Player award, headlining a bumper crop of White Sox vying for the game’s most prestigious prizes.

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Are the Royals becoming the "Moneyball" team of the pandemic era?As profiled in Michael Lewis book Moneyball, the Oakland Athletics in the early 2000s zigged while the rest of the league zagged.

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Oakland sports fans are peeved about Golden State Warriors' new jerseysFolks in and around the Bay Area aren't so convinced about the Warriors organization's stated interest in staying connected to Oakland.

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Oakland A's have four candidates for 2020 All MLB TeamHowever, the A's success was certainly noted. They had two Gold Glove finalists, and four players have been named as candidates for the 2020 All MLB Team.

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Oakland A's news: MLB free agency begins; which A's rank in the Top 50?MLBTR does have the A's on the positive side of one transaction. At No. 30 is second baseman Tommy La Stella, and they've got the professional hitter staying put in his rental home on a 2yr/$14m deal.

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Marcus Semien and Liam Hendriks do not receive qualifying offers from Oakland A'sThis is not a surprise and doesn't prevent them from re-signing if they choose.

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Oakland A's decline to make Qualifying Offer to anyoneAfter weeks of speculation, the Oakland A's have decided not to extend the Qualifying Offer to any of their free agents.

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Arizona Athletics cuts 21 additional full-time jobs amid COVID-19 furloughsAfter first announcing its plans in April, UArizona officially put in place furloughs and pay cuts to its 15,000 employees on Aug.

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KC Royals: Making the case, Oakland A's free agentsThe free agency season is underway and the KC Royals may be on the lookout for help.

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Arizona Athletics cuts 21 full-time positions due to pandemicTUCSON, Ariz. — The University of Arizona Athletics Department announced Monday that it will eliminate 21 full-time positions due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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