Oakland Athletics News and Rumors
Welcome to The Stew’s Hot Stove Digest, our daily rundown of MLB news, rumors and gossip for Hot Stove season. Here you’ll find a quick recap of all the day’s action and other fun stuff from around the internet that we think is worth your time. DONE DEA…Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Astros interested in GrayMLB.com Dec 12, 2016The Hot Stove season continues, and we keep you up to date with the latest free-agent news, trade buzz, rumors and more.Share TweetMLB.com Jan 11The A's have an agreement in place on a one-year deal with infielder Trevor Plouffe, the club announced Wednesday.Share Tweet
A's send Muncy to Triple-AMLB.com Jan 10The A's outrighted infielder/outfielder Max Muncy to Triple-A Nashville on Tuesday after previously designating him for assignment following the signing Rajai Davis. Muncy will be a non-roster invitee to big league Spring Training.Share Tweet
Fan keeps tabs on Hall of Fame ballotsMLB.com Jan 5Ryan Thibodaux has gradually become an influential figure in the modern National Baseball Hall of Fame election process, and one of the least likely. He is a mild-mannered, married, 35-year-old baseball fan in Oakland who took his infant son to his firs…Share TweetMLB.com Jan 4The opportunity to return to an organization in which he has some comfort and a chance to bring some veteran leadership to the young Oakland A's was enough to convince veteran outfielder Rajai Davis to sign a one-year contract for the 2017 season.Share Tweet
A's spinning wheels in mud with Rajai Davis signingESPN.com Jan 3A's spinning wheels in mud with Rajai Davis signingShare Tweet
A Scout’s View: Baseball Talent on the Basketball Courtnytimes.com Dec 26, 2016Omar Minaya, the former Mets general manager, sees parallels between elite baseball and basketball talent development, and baseball’s continuing loss of that talent.Share Tweet
A's, Cuban righty Ruiz agree to Minors dealMLB.com Dec 23, 2016The A's agreed to a Minor League deal with Cuban international free agent Norge Ruiz on Friday, the team announced.Share TweetMLB.com Dec 22, 2016The Indians and A's have emerged as front-runners to land free-agent slugger Edwin Encarnacion, according to MLB Network insider Ken Rosenthal.Share Tweetyahoo.com Dec 22, 2016Manny Ramirez with the Oakland Athletics in 2012. (Getty Images) The baseball journey of slugger Manny Ramirez has been a long one (and sometimes filled with controversy). Eight seasons with the Cleveland Indians, seven full seasons with the Boston Red …Share Tweet
Competitive balance picks set for '17 DraftMLB.com Dec 13, 2016The Rays, Reds, A's, Brewers, Twins and Marlins, in that order, will pick in Round A, while the Round B order will be: D-backs, Padres, Rockies, Indians, Pirates, Royals, Orioles and Cardinals.Share Tweet
Source: A's target Dyson deal, but nothing imminentMLB.com Dec 6, 2016The A's appear to be casting a wide net in their search for a center fielder, while also looking to add security at second base as they attempt to piece together a club that's more than a season away from contending.Share TweetMLB.com Dec 3, 2016The A's announced Saturday night that they are matching donations up to $30,000 for those affected by the deadly fire that broke out inside a warehouse in Oakland's Fruitvale neighborhood overnight Friday.Share Tweet
MLB Will No Longer Allow The Oakland A's To Pretend To Be A Small-Market Teamdeadspin.com Dec 1, 2016If you’re fed up with hearing about the Oakland Athletics’ half-assed quest to find a new stadium, MLB and the MLBPA want you to know they’re right there with you. A stipulation in the new collective bargaining agreement reclassifies the Athletics as a …Share TweetMLB.com Nov 30, 2016The Oakland Athletics and outfielder Matt Joyce have agreed on a contract, FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reported Wednesday morning. The club has not yet confirmed the report.Share Tweet
Gray valuable piece for A's ahead of MeetingsMLB.com Nov 28, 2016Do the A's pull the trigger and deal Gray, their top trade chip, or keep him? It should make for one of the better storylines at next week's Winter Meetings.Share Tweetyahoo.com Nov 28, 2016Barry Zito has always shown an interest in music. (Getty Images/Michael Zagaris) Barry Zito has made another comeback, but this one has nothing to do with baseball. The former Oakland Athletics Cy Young winner always showed an interest in music during h…Share Tweetnytimes.com Nov 28, 2016Success in baseball and boxing infused Cubans with a sense of pride and helped give Mr. Castro grounds to taunt and defy the United States, but also exposed financial problems and led to defections.Share Tweet
A's Nunez among prospects making waves in winter leaguesMLB.com Nov 25, 2016After finishing the 2016 season in the big leagues with the Athletics, Renato Nunez is making a strong case for extended look next spring with his impressive offseason campaign in the Venezuela Winter League. Here's a look at some of the top prospects c…Share Tweet
Covey, Montas shut down Surprise in Fall League championshipMLB.com Nov 19, 2016Oakland's No. 20 prospect Dylan Covey was perfect through four innings and Frankie Montas, the Athletics' No. 10 prospect, struck out five in three innings of relief, with the duo limiting Surprise to one run on two hits in eight innings in Mesa's 6-1 w…Share Tweetyahoo.com Nov 17, 2016A changing of the guard within the A’s ownership: Lew Wolff (left) is out as managing partner and John Fisher (right) is in. (Getty Images) Changes are afoot within the Oakland Athletics, but the big one — when they’ll get a new stadium and whether it w…Share TweetWolff gives up leadership as A's seek new locationShare Tweet
Kershaw Struck By Liner, Loses Part Of ToothMar 20Clayton Kershaw was hit by Andy Parrino's broken-bat liner in the bottom of the third inning in the Dodgers' 3-2 loss to the A's. Kershaw remained in the game.
How Will Jason Giambi Be Remembered?Feb 16Jerry Crasnick reflects on the career and legacy of Jason Giambi, who announced his retirement from baseball Monday.
Greatest Dynasties In Baseball HistoryJan 26Cary Chow and David Schoenfield look at the greatest baseball dynasties and pick out where the current Giants fit on the list.
Buster's Blog: Athletics' Bustling OffseasonJan 15Buster Olney takes a look at the Athletics' offseason moves and what to expect this upcoming season.