It was reported earlier the Oakland Athletics would be granted permission to finally move the franchise out of Oakland and into San Jose. Right now, however, it isn't looking like a done deal. Let's take a look at the latest news and notes out of Oakland:
- No movement on Athletics' potential move | oaklandathletics.com: News
"There has been no change in the status of a possible A's move from Oakland to San Jose, the club's managing partner told MLB.com on Tuesday."
- Giants may block A's move to San Jose - San Francisco Chronicle
"For months, a strong sense of optimism has ruled the A's pursuit of a new stadium in San Jose. Not so fast, say the Giants . They own the territorial rights to Santa Clara County and won't relinquish them without a..."
- Source: A's pursuing 19-year-old Cuban - San Francisco Chronicle
"The A's have strong interest in 19-year-old Cuban outfielder Jorge Soler, according to a major-league source."