Shortstop Marcus Semien and right-hander Kendall Graveman were among five A's players who agreed to one-year deals Friday to avoid salary arbitration.
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Khris Davis and the Oakland Athletics agreed to a one-year, $10.5 million contract, more than doubling Davis' salary after he beat the team in arbitration last winter.
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Barnsley have been taken over by a consortium led by Chinese investor Chien Lee, with baseball pioneer Billy Beane also investing in the club.
St. Louis shipped Stephen Piscotty back home to Cali to be closer to his ailing mom, while the Halos upgraded at a major weak spot.
After suffering an injury in Chicago on June 29, Athletics outfielder Dustin Fowler is suing the White Sox and the state agency that manages Guaranteed Rate Field.
The Oakland Athletics have acquired outfielder Stephen Piscotty from the St. Louis Cardinals for two minor leaguers, both teams announced on Thursday.
Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer
I'm glad to see Stephen Piscotty land in Oakland, where he'll see much less competition for at-bats. He's a rebound candidate for 2018, with the main thing not to like that the A's love to platoon, and he does have a 53-point career wOBA split. Still, I think Piscotty could provide top-50 outfield value at maybe an OF60-65 price.
Jose Canseco will not return to NBC Sports California as a pre- and postgame analyst on Oakland Athletics broadcasts after he issued a series of tweets regarding sexual harassment on Tuesday.
Jerry Crasnick ESPN Senior Writer
Carlos Gonzalez's value has declined after a down year in Colorado, but he's quietly attracting interest as a free agent because he's likely to sign a short-term deal to reestablish his market value. The Blue Jays, Royals, Rays, Giants and Athletics are among the teams that have CarGo on their radar. "There will be a rush once we all realize we can't get what we want," said a personnel man for one of the clubs keeping an eye on Gonzalez.
Yusmeiro Petit has finalized his $10 million, two-year contract with the Oakland Athletics after passing a physical Thursday.
The Athletics' proposed site for a new ballpark, near an Oakland community college, has fallen through. The A's said in a statement that they were "shocked" by the decision not to move forward.
The Athletics have hired Al Pedrique as their first-base coach for manager Bob Melvin's staff.
Reliever Yusmeiro Petit, who had 101 strikeouts and a 2.76 ERA in 91 1/3 innings for the Angels last season, has reached a two-year deal with the A's.
Outfielder Jake Smolinski agreed to a $775,000, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics.
The potential site for a new stadium looks good, but now can the A's sell the idea to the local community?
Coming off a career year, the Chicago outfielder is reportedly garnering trade interest from the A's.
The Oakland Athletics have hired former San Francisco Giants star Matt Williams as their new third base coach. Williams most recently managed the Washington Nationals for two seasons in 2014-15.
The Oakland Athletics have traded power-hitting Ryon Healy to the Seattle Mariners for right-handed reliever Emilio Pagan and minor league shortstop Alexander Campos. Healy made his big league debut in 2016 with the A's.