It's time for another baseball season, so let's catch up with every patch, stripe, throwback and color change in the majors.
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Atlanta, Oakland and Seattle will open express entrances to members of the CLEAR expedited security system, expanding the fast-entry lanes to eight of the 30 big league ballparks.
Oakland right-hander Jharel Cotton has had Tommy John surgery to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament his pitching elbow.
Buster talks to new SNB PxP man Matt Vasgersian about his history in the sport, joining the SNB crew and more (6:32). Plus, Jessica Mendoza on the Astros' athleticism, Alex Cobb and more (28:32) and Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" 39:03).
Brett Anderson, who was primarily a starter for the A's in his first stint with the team from 2009 to 2013, has agreed to a minor league deal with the franchise.
Right-hander Trevor Cahill and the Oakland Athletics have finalized a $1.25 million, one-year contract.
Oakland Athletics RHP Jharel Cotton injured his elbow earlier this week against the San Francisco Giants. He was expected to be in Oakland's starting rotation this season.
A's right-hander Jharel Cotton will seek a second opinion after an MRI on Thursday showed a sprained ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching elbow as well as a strained flexor muscle.
William Weinbaum ESPN
A popular third-baseman of the ‘69 Miracle Mets, Ed "The Glider" Charles died Thursday, the team announced. Charles, who was 84, broke in with the K.C. A's in 1962, was traded to N.Y. early in the ‘67 season and concluded his 8-year career with the ‘69 World Series.
We get it. The A's probably aren't very high on your must-watch team list for 2018. But from MLB's most heartwarming story to the home run trivia answer you would definitely get wrong, here's why Oakland's stars are worth your time.
Christina Kahrl MLB Staff Writer
The A's signing Jonathan Lucroy for one year makes plenty of sense for both — he gets FT at-bats and a non-zero shot at getting dealt to a contender by the deadline, and the A's get a better alternative to this spring's Bruce Maxwell-or-bust self-dare.
Two-time All-Star catcher Jonathan Lucroy has reached a one-year deal with the A's.
Oakland Athletics DH Brandon Moss, who had been designed for assignment since joining the team from the Royals, has been released.
The Oakland Athletics designated outfielder Brandon Moss for assignment on Sunday and claimed left-hander Jairo Labourt off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds.
From the Cubs' ace not enough people notice to the AL's answer to Nolan Arenado, these under-the-radar guys help teams win.
The Major League Baseball Players Association has filed a grievance against the Marlins, Athletics, Pirates and Rays, accusing the teams of failing to appropriately spend revenue-sharing money.
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MLB announced rules changes Monday to further limit mound visits & reduce time for pitching changes & breaks between half innings, but deferred potential use of a timer for between pitches. Owners Bill Veeck of the White Sox & then Charlie Finley of the A's long ago tried a :20 scoreboard "pitchometer," but those efforts failed without enforcement mandated for umpires.
A's prospect Jesus Luzardo has started a fundraising effort for the family of athletic director Chris Hixon, who was among those killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where Luzardo graduated from in 2016.
Dave Stewart is back with the Oakland Athletics as a spring training instructor.
A's catcher Bruce Maxwell said Tuesday he will discontinue his protest during the national anthem this season.
Atlanta pitcher Mike Foltynewicz and Oakland pitcher Kendall Graveman have lost to their teams in salary arbitration.
Whether from call-ups who raked or an overall surge at the plate, we found a trio that soared late in 2017. Could they be even better this season?
Andrew Benintendi is among a group of young players who made good first impressions in 2017 but have a chance to raise their games and become stars this season.
Which A's are Midsummer Classic worthy? Way-too-early All-Star rosters
The Halos have turned their farm system around in a short period of time. Seattle, on the other hand, has allowed its to become MLB's worst.