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Oakland Athletics: Trade rumors, transactions, news, notes

All the latest news, notes, and rumors for your Oakland Athletics.

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Russell out at least 4 weeks with torn hamstring

Oakland's top prospect could miss more than a month.

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[Poll] Who Wins The AL West?

How the West will be won.

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A's sign Nick Punto

The A's fill a need but create further questions.

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Athletics activate Chris Young, DFA Daric Barton

The Oakland outfielder is ready to return from a strained quad.

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A's recall Jesse Chavez, option Evan Scribner

The team swapped right-handed long-relief pitchers to give the team a fresh arm for the weekend.

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A's place Chris Young on DL, recall Michael Taylor

Taylor is recalled from Triple-A by the Athletics for the second time this season.

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A's DFA Casper Wells

It's back to waiver limbo for Wells as Oakland's star outfielder returns to the lineup.

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Anderson on schedule

A's LHP Brett Anderson is on schedule to start Wednesday against the Red Sox.

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A's acquire Wells

The Athletics have acquired outfielder Casper Wells from the Blue Jays in exchange for cash considerations.

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Brett Anderson leaves start with ankle injury

The oft-injured starting pitcher exited his start against the Tampa Bay Rays in the first inning with a sprained ankle.

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Derek Norris leaves game with jaw injury

The Athletics catcher took a foul tip off the jaw in the seventh inning.

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Athletics place Yoenis Cespedes on DL

The outfielder sprained a muscle in his left hand, and will not be able to swing a bat until the injury heals.

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Scott Sizemore out for season

Note to prospective MLBers: If your last name is Sizemore, you might want to change it. Otherwise, the injury bug will find you.

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Good news for A's

The A's received good news on a pair of players injured in yesterday's weekend finale.

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A's outright Otero

Oakland's newest roster acquisition has been assigned to Sacramento after clearing waivers.

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D'backs claim Harris

The Arizona Diamondbacks have claimed Will Harris off waivers from the Oakland Athletics.

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O's and A's minor moves

The Orioles claimed Josh Stinson from the Athletics, who outrighted Daric Barton to Triple-A.

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Colon to return Saturday

Bartolo Colon's suspension ends Saturday, and the A's will waste no time inserting him back into the starting rotation.

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A's claim Stinson

The Oakland Athletics have claimed right-hander Josh Stinson off waivers from the Milwaukee Brewers.

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Brewers, A's swap minor leaguers

The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired third baseman Stephen Parker from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for right-hander Darren Byrd.

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Balfour almost back in action

Balfour faced live hitters Tuesday for the first time since his February knee surgery.

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Anderson day-to-day

Athletics left-hander Brett Anderson is considered day-to-day with a strained right trapezius.

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Balfour on track for OD

A's closer Grant Balfour is ahead of his recovery schedule and is on track to return by Opening Day

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A's shown the way to San Jose

MLB has given the Oakland Athletics "tentative guidelines" for a move into the Silicon Valley.

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A's, Okajima reach agreement

The Oakland Athletics have signed left-handed reliever Hideki Okajima to a minor-league deal.

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Jed Lowrie Trade: A big, hearty meh

The Jed Lowrie trade is notable, but not earth-shattering.

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Lowrie to A's in 5-player trade

The Houston Astros have traded shortstop Jed Lowrie to the Oakland Athletics.

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Boston gathering Moss?

Brandon Moss appears to be a perfect fit for the Red Sox, but the Athletics aren't interested in trading him.

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Okajima primed for MLB return

The veteran southpaw will now have an easier time negotiating a return to Major League Baseball.

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A's considering Okajima

The A's are contemplating signing the former Red Sox left-hander as a bullpen option.

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Astros, A's talked Lowrie

The Astros and A's discussed shortstop Jed Lowrie earlier this offseason.

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A's interested in Cuban prospect

Oakland will be one of several teams attending an upcoming work out with the young shortstop.

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Morse sent to M's in 3-team deal

Two players that swapped teams just last offseason are on the move again. Here are the full details of the trade.

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Only Cespedes is Safe: Seven A's Into Five Spots

Last year, Bob Melvin juggled his way to a Manager of the Year award. Can he do it again?

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A's, Kottaras avoid arbitration

Kottaras agrees to a one-year, $1 million deal with the Athletics.

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A's extend Melvin

The Oakland Athletics have reached an agreement on a two-year contract extension with manager Bob Melvin.

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A's sign Resop

Oakland has avoided arbitration with the right-hander, signing him to a one-year deal.

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Athletics offseason roundup

A summary of all the recent news and notes surrounding the Oakland Athletics.

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Mets acquire Cowgill

The New York Mets have acquired outfielder Collin Cowgill from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for infield prospect Jefrey Marte.

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Athletics to sign Hiroyuki Nakajima

Oakland has agreed to sign shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima to a two year deal worth $6.5 million and a club option.

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Red Sox, A's complete trade

The Boston Red Sox have acquired right-hander Graham Godfrey from the Oakland Athletics to complete the trade involving right-hander Sandy Rosario.

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Oakland hunting several shortstops

Oakland is casting a very wide net in their search for a new shortstop.

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Athletics sign Scott Moore

The Oakland Athletics have signed infielder/outfielder Scott Moore to a minor league contract.

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Athletics acquire Sandy Rosario

The Oakland Athletics have acquired right-handed reliever Sandy Rosario from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations.

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A's DFA Jim Miller, Brandon Hicks

The Oakland Athletics have designated infielder Brandon Hicks and right-hander Jim Miller for assignment.

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A's add Ynoa to 40-man

The Athletics have added 21 year old pitching prospect Michael Ynoa to their 40-man roster.

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Brett Anderson not on trading block

Billy Beane plans to hang on to his young pitchers for a change.

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A's comfortable waiting for Stephen Drew

The Oakland Athletics can comfortably “wait and see” if free agent shortstop Stephen Drew winds up re-signing with the club.

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A's discussing new deal with Stephen Drew

The A's are discussing a new contract with shortstop Stephen Drew.

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Dallas Braden, Joey Devine elect free agency

The two injured pitchers have elected free agency rather than accepting minor league assignments.

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A's Rage On With Balfour, Decline Drew Option

Balfour will rage on in Oakland, but the team will have to renegotiate a new contract with Drew if they want him back for 2013.

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A's could fill holes by re-signing McCarthy, Drew

Shortstop and starting pitching are two areas the Oakland Athletics need to address this winter, and they could do so by looking to former in-house options Stephen Drew and Brandon McCarthy.

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A's hope to bring back McCarthy, Balfour, Gomes

Oakland's GM expressed his interest in keeping the trio with the A's for 2013.

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Stephen Drew might return to A's in 2013

Stephen Drew could be back with the A's in 2013.

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