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Blue Jays acquire Matt Chapman from Athletics

The Athletics trade a former All-Star for the third time since the lockout ended.

Athletics hire Mark Kotsay as manager, per report

After losing Bob Melvin to the Padres, the A’s stay in house to fill their managerial vacancy.

Padres hire Bob Melvin as manager, per report

In a stunning move, the Padres poach Melvin away from Oakland.

Rangers, Athletics agree to deal involving Elvis Andrus, Khris Davis, per report

Two one-time franchise icons trade places in a deal between AL West rivals.

Athletics acquire Mike Minor from Rangers for two players to be named later, per report

The A’s add a front-of-the-rotation starter from within the division.

Astros hitting coach Alex Cintron suspended 20 games for role in brawl

The Astros’ hitting coach receives a hefty ban after instigating a brawl over the weekend.

The Athletics select catcher Tyler Soderstrom 26th overall in the 2020 MLB Draft

The Athletics go local with their first pick.

Athletics sign Jake Diekman to two-year, $7.5 million deal, per report

After spending the final two months of the 2019 season with the A’s, Diekman re-ups in Oakland.

MLB threatens to move Athletics out of Bay Area

This would be a brutal blow to Oakland sports fans, who have already lost the Warriors to San Francisco and will soon lose the Raiders to Las Vegas.

Athletics’ Frankie Montas suspended 80 games for PED use

This is a bad look for a pitcher who looked like a legitimate AL Cy Young candidate up to this point.

Athletics’ Stephen Piscotty undergoes surgery to remove melanoma from ear

The A’s expect Piscotty to rejoin the team within the next week.

2019 MLB Draft: Athletics select Logan Davidson with 29th overall pick

The A’s add a strong defensive shortstop with the 29th selection.

Yankees acquire Kendrys Morales from Athletics

This will be Morales’ third team since spring training began.

Blue Jays acquire Edwin Jackson from Athletics

Jackson is set to break Octavio Dotel’s record and pitch for his 14th major-league team.

Athletics’ Mike Fiers throws the first no-hitter of 2019

It took Fiers 131 pitches to throw the second no-hitter of his career.

Athletics sign Khris Davis to two-year, $33.5 million contract extension

Arguably the best power hitter in baseball signs a deal to stay in Oakland.

MLB trade rumors and news: Opening Day is here; Kendry Morales gets shipped to A’s

All 30 teams begin their quest for a World Series title today.

Athletics acquire Kendrys Morales from Blue Jays

Oakland gets some extra coverage at first base in the wake of Matt Olson’s injury.

Athletics sign Brett Anderson to one-year deal, per report

After rejoining the A’s on a minor-league deal last spring and having a solid season, Anderson is back with Oakland once again.

Kyler Murray chooses football over baseball

The two-sport star out of Oklahoma will focus on just one sport, at least for the foreseeable future

Athletics agree to one-year, $4 million deal with Marco Estrada

As they’ve done many times in the past, the A’s will look to resurrect the career of a veteran starter on a one-year deal.

MLB would allow Athletics to add Kyler Murray to 40-man roster, per report

This is a huge development as the A’s attempt to convince Murray to choose baseball.

Athletics agree to two-year deal with Mike Fiers, per report

Fiers will return to the team with which he had plenty of success down the stretch in 2018.

Athletics finalizing two-year deal with Joakim Soria, per report

Oakland has quite a bit of work to do to restock its pitching staff this offseason, and signing Soria brings them one step closer to doing so.

Making the cases for 2018 AL Gold Glove awards

Who has done the best job defensively at their respective positions this season?

Making the cases for 2018 AL Silver Slugger awards

Who has done the best job offensively at their respective positions this season?

MLB trade rumors and news: Yankees have Red Sox in sights after topping A’s in AL Wild Card game

Bronx Bombers will take on Boston in what should be an epic ALDS between the two rivals.

Making the cases for 2018 AL Manager of the Year

Who has done the best job in leading their clubs this season?

Baseball needs to change how the playoffs work

With the Yankees on pace to win 100 games and be only a wild card in the AL, MLB has to look into fixing a flawed system when it comes to playoff qualifiers, playoff seedings and division winners

Athletics acquire Cory Gearrin from Rangers

After just under two months in Texas, Gearrin returns to the Bay Area for the stretch run.

2018 MLB Trade Deadline Recap: AL West teams

A look back at what the Astros, Angels, Athletics, Mariners and Rangers did during the non-waiver deadline.

Athletics acquire Mike Fiers from Tigers

The A’s strike a waiver deal and add the 33-year-old starter to their rotation.