A's manager Bob Melvin is hopeful that right-handed reliever Santiago Casilla, delayed by a visa issue, will be back with the team any day.
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Nick Swisher is terrified of sharks. So, what better way to make the big announcement of his retirement than by swimming with the thousand-pound predators.
Nick Swisher has officially retired from baseball after a 12-year major league playing career that included a World Series title with the Yankees.
Manager Bob Melvin said the A's might experiment with their closing options this season, with several players in the mix.
The Athletics' signings weren't the most notable, but players like Trevor Plouffe, Santiago Casilla and Rajai Davis do improve the team's roster.
Andrew Benintendi and Dansby Swanson have already produced in the majors, but they're not the only prospects who can help their clubs this season.
Oakland's Sean Doolittle didn't wait for Feb. 14 to make a big, romantic gesture, so, like many pitchers and catchers, he has simple plans for the holiday.
The University of Connecticut women's basketball team won its 100th straight game Monday, putting the Huskies in elite company in terms of sports' longest winning streaks. How do they compare?
The fifth spot in Oakland's rotation now appears to be the side-armer's to lose after Daniel Mengden went down with a broken foot.
Invitations to camp can mean first glances for prospects and last chances for veterans like Josh Hamilton. Who should be on your spring scorecard?
Several big-name players struggled in 2016, but with spring training just around the corner, it's time to predict who will return to form in 2017 and have the best comeback season.
After the band Smash Mouth hinted at a wedding between Oakland A's pitcher Sean Doolittle and his girlfriend, the lefty shared the news of his successful proposal using gnomes on Twitter.
Athletics right-hander Daniel Mengden had right foot surgery Wednesday in Houston after breaking a bone during a bullpen session at home Jan. 31.
A mega-deal involving an ace? Both teams get an A. Whiff badly as one AL Central team did? That's an F. Here's our hot stove report card for 2017.
The A's are renaming their playing field in honor of Rickey Henderson, who also will be a special assistant to the team president this season.
After bottoming out, Oakland's system is slowly working its way back, with many of its top prospects being shorter right-handed pitchers.
A surprising push from a playoff race or one bad stretch from rebuilding mode, these squads have the most to gain (or lose) in 2017.
Dustin Pedroia getting down and dirty. Trea Turner's speed. Nelson Cruz's power. Put those all together and there's a lot to be excited about in 2017.
Skylar Szynski could be a steal
Given his present stuff and potential to develop as a pitcher, Szynski, a fourth-round pick in 2016, could be a No. 3 starter in time, Keith Law writes. Top sleeper prospects (Insider)
Khris Davis has defeated the Oakland Athletics in salary arbitration.
Thanks to their depth throughout the minors, the Astros have the best farm system in a division that easily has the weakest collection of prospects in baseball.
Multiple A's have much to prove this year
Yonder Alonso, Rajai Davis, John Axford, Trevor Plouffe and Jed Lowrie are all set to be free agents at the end of the year. Can any of them turn a big season into a hefty payday? Schoenfield: MLB players motivated for next contract
The Mariners acquired lefty Dillon Overton on Thursday from the Athletics and sent minor league catcher Jason Goldstein to Oakland.
In 2015, Sonny Gray finished third in voting for the AL Cy Young and posted a 2.73 ERA. In 2016, he had a 5.74 ERA before landing on the DL in August with a forearm muscle strain. Can he rebound in the upcoming season?
The Dodgers have acquired outfielder Brett Eibner from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for minor league infielder Jordan Tarsovich.
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