By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer New baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred is optimistic the Athletics will be able to get a new ballpark in Oakland. The A’s have been blocked from building a stadium in […]
3RD HOUR–1ST SEG Oakland A’s in this segment.
Infielder Eric Sogard has reached a $1,075,000, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics to avoid salary arbitration, and left-hander Fernando Abad also agreed to a one-year deal Friday. Sogard, who earned $510,000 last year, asked […]
By JANIE McCAULEY AP Baseball Writer Oakland Athletics closer Sean Doolittle is unlikely to be ready for the start of the season because of a slight tear to the rotator cuff in his left shoulder […]
By JANIE McCAULEY AP Baseball Writer Ryan Vogelsong visited the Houston Astros this week and had an uncomfortable feeling about how he might fit in, and he had discussions with other teams during the course […]
A man who severely beat a San Francisco Giants fan outside Dodger Stadium has pleaded guilty to a federal weapons charge. Marvin Norwood pleaded guilty Thursday in Los Angeles to being a felon in possession […]
By JANIE McCAULEY AP Baseball Writer Second baseman Marco Scutarowas designated for assignment by the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday as he recovers from back surgery. The Giants said they plan to retain Scutaro and […]
2ND HOUR–1ST SEG Headlines around the sporting world in this segment.
Right fielder Josh Reddick and new third baseman Brett Lawrie were among the players to reach one-year contracts with the Oakland Athletics on Friday and avoid arbitration. Reddick is set to earn $4.1 million in […]
Outfielder Gregor Blanco and the San Francisco Giants reached agreement on a $7.5 million, two-year contract to avoid arbitration, a person with knowledge of the deal said Sunday.
By JANIE McCAULEY AP Baseball Writer A person with knowledge of the agreement say free agent outfielder Nori Aoki has reached a $4.7 million, one-year deal with the San Francisco Giants. The person spoke on […]
A federal appeals court upheld the dismissal of antitrust claims in a lawsuit by the city of San Jose against Major League Baseball, which accused the sport of illegally blocking a proposed move of the […]