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Hot Stove Digest: A's reach two-year agreement with Santiago Casilla

yahoo.com MLB.com Updated Jan 11 (7 days ago)
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…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Astros interested in Gray

    MLB.com Dec 12, 2016
    The Hot Stove season continues, and we keep you up to date with the latest free-agent news, trade buzz, rumors and more.
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  • A's, Plouffe agree to 1-year contract

    MLB.com Jan 11
    The A's have an agreement in place on a one-year deal with infielder Trevor Plouffe, the club announced Wednesday.
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  • A's send Muncy to Triple-A

    MLB.com Jan 10
    The 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.
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  • Fan keeps tabs on Hall of Fame ballots

    MLB.com Jan 5
    Ryan 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…
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  • Familiarity makes A's, veteran Davis good fit

    MLB.com Jan 4
    The 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.
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  • A's spinning wheels in mud with Rajai Davis signing

    ESPN.com Jan 3
    A's spinning wheels in mud with Rajai Davis signing
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  • A Scout’s View: Baseball Talent on the Basketball Court

    nytimes.com Dec 26, 2016
    Omar Minaya, the former Mets general manager, sees parallels between elite baseball and basketball talent development, and baseball’s continuing loss of that talent.
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  • A's, Cuban righty Ruiz agree to Minors deal

    MLB.com Dec 23, 2016
    The A's agreed to a Minor League deal with Cuban international free agent Norge Ruiz on Friday, the team announced.
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  • Tribe, A's front-runners to sign Encarnacion?

    MLB.com Dec 22, 2016
    The Indians and A's have emerged as front-runners to land free-agent slugger Edwin Encarnacion, according to MLB Network insider Ken Rosenthal.
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  • Manny Ramirez is eyeing another comeback, but where?

    yahoo.com Dec 22, 2016
    Manny 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 …
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  • Competitive balance picks set for '17 Draft

    MLB.com Dec 13, 2016
    The 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.
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  • Source: A's target Dyson deal, but nothing imminent

    MLB.com Dec 6, 2016
    The 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.
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  • A's match donations for Oakland fire victims

    MLB.com Dec 3, 2016
    The 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.
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  • MLB Will No Longer Allow The Oakland A's To Pretend To Be A Small-Market Team

    deadspin.com Dec 1, 2016
    If 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 …
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  • Joyce reportedly headed to A's on 2-year pact

    MLB.com Nov 30, 2016
    The 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.
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  • Gray valuable piece for A's ahead of Meetings

    MLB.com Nov 28, 2016
    Do 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.
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  • Barry Zito has reinvented himself as a country singer

    yahoo.com Nov 28, 2016
    Barry 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…
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  • Under Fidel Castro, Sport Symbolized Cuba’s Strength and Vulnerability

    nytimes.com Nov 28, 2016
    Success 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.
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  • A's Nunez among prospects making waves in winter leagues

    MLB.com Nov 25, 2016
    After 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…
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  • Covey, Montas shut down Surprise in Fall League championship

    MLB.com Nov 19, 2016
    Oakland'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…
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  • A’s reaffirm desire to stay in Oakland amid ownership shake-up

    yahoo.com Nov 17, 2016
    A 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…
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  • Wolff gives up leadership as A's seek new location

    ESPN.com MLB.com Nov 17, 2016
    Wolff gives up leadership as A's seek new location
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  • Video - Kershaw Struck By Liner, Loses Part Of Tooth 00:29

    Kershaw Struck By Liner, Loses Part Of Tooth

    Mar 20
    Clayton 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.
  • Video - How Will Jason Giambi Be Remembered? 02:44

    How Will Jason Giambi Be Remembered?

    Feb 16
    Jerry Crasnick reflects on the career and legacy of Jason Giambi, who announced his retirement from baseball Monday.
  • Video - Greatest Dynasties In Baseball History 03:23

    Greatest Dynasties In Baseball History

    Jan 26
    Cary Chow and David Schoenfield look at the greatest baseball dynasties and pick out where the current Giants fit on the list.
  • Video - Buster's Blog: Athletics' Bustling Offseason 02:02

    Buster's Blog: Athletics' Bustling Offseason

    Jan 15
    Buster Olney takes a look at the Athletics' offseason moves and what to expect this upcoming season.