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Consider this a missed opportunity for some fun moments and headlines if recent reports turn out to be true. After the Oakland A's reacquired veteran infielder Jed Lowrie in a trade with the Houston Astros on Wednesday, our thoughts immediately turned t…Share Tweet
During the holiday season, there's a lot of rhetoric about being kind and helping others. It's one thing to simply recite those words, it's another to act on them. Oakland Athletics pitcher Sean Doolittle and his girlfriend Eireann Dolan decided on the …Share Tweet
Teammates and Cheerleaders for Lifenytimes.com Nov 27 (3 days ago)When the baseball player Jason Wheeler spent a summer with Madelyn Walters and her family in Massachusetts, his prospects picked up.Share TweetJust a few days before Thanksgiving the baseball hot stove is currently set to "tepid." A flurry of moves were made Wednesday, the biggest of which involving infielder Jed Lowrie heading back to the Oakland Athletics. The 31-year-old Lowrie wa…Share Tweet
Week Ahead: Hot Stove set to cook up tasty dealsMLB.com Nov 22The Angels signing Cliff Pennington was the stuffing. The A's inking Rich Hill to a one-year contract was the sweet potatoes. The Tigers trading for Francisco Rodriguez and then Cameron Maybin? Cranberries and corn pudding. Oakland flipping Jesse Chavez…Share TweetThe Blue Jays have been in the market for starting pitching, and their offseason shopping continued Friday night as they acquired right-hander Jesse Chavez in a trade with Oakland.Share Tweet
Athletics Add Versatile Lefty Rich Hill on $6 Million Dealnytimes.com Nov 20In a matter of months, Rich Hill's remarkable path to rejoining a rotation took him from Washington's farm system to independent ball on Long Island and then back to Boston to start down the September stretch.Share TweetMLB.com Nov 18A's right-hander Sonny Gray finished third in the Baseball Writers' Association of America balloting for the American League Cy Young Award, behind winner Dallas Keuchel of the Astros and runner-up David Price, who pitched for the Tigers and Blue Jays i…Share Tweet
A's add lefty Hill to rotation on 1-year dealMLB.com Nov 17The A's have added a veteran arm to their rotation, inking left-hander Rich Hill to a one-year deal worth $6 million pending a physical, MLB.com confirmed Tuesday night.Share Tweet
Kotsay named Athletics' new bench coachMLB.com Nov 12Former A's player Mark Kotsay has been named the club's bench coach, the team announced Thursday.Share Tweetyahoo.com Nov 4What's Brett Lawrie of the Oakland Athletics up to during his offseason? He's just riding around on his PhunkeeDuck and practicing his swing by crushing eggs all over his neighborhood, that's all. Or at least that's the impression we got from the video …Share Tweet
Strategies: Payoffs Beyond the Emotional From Your Team’s Postseason Runnytimes.com Oct 30Professional sports franchises often enjoy a financial halo effect after making it to the postseason. If only fans could get in on that action.Share Tweet
Venditte, Martin lost on waiver claimsMLB.com Oct 19Switch-pitcher Pat Venditte was claimed off waivers by Toronto and right-hander Cody Martin was claimed by Seattle, the A's said on Monday. In addition, the A's released outfielder Jason Pridie to allow him to play in Japan and outrighted catcher Bryan …Share TweetFormer A's and Giants left-hander Barry Zito, a three-time All-Star and the 2002 American League Cy Young Award winner, announced his retirement on Monday.Share TweetMLB.com Oct 17For Yoenis Cespedes, the third time was indeed a charm. Despite leading the A's offense in consecutive postseason series in 2012 and 2013 with a .350 average and a .920 OPS, hitting safely in all 10 games, his Oakland clubs lost decisive Game 5's to the…Share Tweet
Inbox: Barreto's upside; Phillies' No. 1 pick in 2016MLB.com Oct 16Who will the Phillies draft with the No. 1 pick in 2016 Draft? What should be expected from A's shortstop Franklin Barreto and Cardinals right-hander Luke Weaver? MLBPipeline.com's Jim Callis responds to fans' questions about baseball's future stars.Share Tweet
Oakland A's Minor Leaguer Mike Nolan Dies After Drive-By Shootingdeadspin.com Oct 10Mike Nolan died on Thursday three weeks after he was shot outside of a Yonkers, N.Y. Burger Kings on September 18. Nolan and friends were standing around outside when their group was shot at from a car moving along Central Avenue. He was 23 years old.Re…Share Tweetnytimes.com Oct 6The Kansas City Royals were just happy to be invited to the party last year, ending a 29-year postseason drought before squeaking through a dramatic wild-card game against the Athletics.Share 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.
NBA: Why Kobe Bryant was so important to the NBANov 29Kobe was the bridge from the Jordan era to the likes of LeBron, Durant and Curry, imparting the lessons of His Airness to the next generation of stars.
ESPN NowNov 29J.A. Adande said of Kobe Bryant's retirement announcement: "It's strange to see Kobe succumb to the inevitable. He's always been so resistant, so relu...
Los Angeles briefing -- Kobe Bryant giving the Lakers an easy out, preview…Nov 27Here's a quick look at what's trending today on ESPNLosAngeles.com ...
Adande: Kobe Bryant is giving the Lakers an easy outNov 27As the Los Angeles Lakers consider whether to bring Kobe Bryant back, his declining play has basically made their decision for them.