Scott Kazmir is walking into a different situation with the Oakland Athletics and a most different role. At 30, he finds himself as a veteran presence on a team full of young talent. Kazmir signed […]
Dave and Keith recap the NBA All-Star Weekend, chat about Richie Incognito breaking his silence on Twitter, and Chris Webber’s sour grapes; plus, Ted Berg of USA Today talks Spring Training and Derek Jeter’s legacy.
USA Today Baseball writer Ted Berg checks in to tell us why Derek Jeter is overrated and give a preview of the upcoming season for the A’s and Giants.
Five things to know about the Oakland Athletics as they start spring training camp: NO PRESSURE: Yoenis Cespedes has no problem making a bold prediction at this early stage: The A’s are headed back to […]
From Baltimore to the Bay Area, closer Jim Johnson has taken notice of the care with which Oakland’s Bob Melvin and pitching coach Curt Young manage the bullpen. That means a lot for last year’s […]
With a shortened swing and newfound swagger following his most rigorous offseason of training yet that helped him pack on 15 pounds of muscle, Yoenis Cespedes wants to forget all the frustrations of last year. […]
Center fielder Coco Crisp is staying with the Oakland Athletics for an additional two seasons, agreeing Friday to a new contract through 2016 that adds $22.75 million in guaranteed money. The agreement includes a 2017 […]
Outfielder Sam Fuld has reached agreement on a minor league contract with the Oakland Athletics that includes an invitation to big league spring training. Assistant general manager David Forst confirmed the deal Tuesday. Fuld, 32, […]
The Tampa Bay Rays couldn’t resist adding Grant Balfour to solidify the back end of their bullpen, giving the closer a $12 million, two-year contract Thursday about a month after his $15 million agreement with […]
When Eric O’Flaherty returns to health and his former form, the Oakland Athletics believe they have one of baseball’s best left-handers to add to an already stout bullpen. The A’s further bolstered their pitching staff […]
Mark Mulder has been invited to spring training with the Los Angeles Angels, nearly six years after he last pitched in the major leagues. The Angels announced a deal Tuesday with the 36-year-old Mulder and […]
The Oakland A’s years-long quest for a new home is really a tale of three cities. Oakland is desperately trying to keep the team from moving out of a city already struggling with crime, financial […]