The Oakland Athletics have agreed to terms of a two-year contract with shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima of Japan's Seibu Lions.
Bob Melvin is Billy Beane's new man to lead the Athletics for the long haul, or so Oakland's general manager hopes.
Trading Carlos Beltran a bigger deal for Mets than K-Rod.
Athletics general manager Billy Beane plans to announce Oakland's new manager by week's end, saying Tuesday he had yet to choose between the three remaining candidates.
Oakland general manager Billy Beane will interview two members of the Athletics' coaching staff this coming week for the team's managerial vacancy.
Ken Macha was out of a job Wednesday after failing to reach an agreement on a new contract, Oakland general manager Billy Beane said. Macha led the Athletics to a 275-211 record in three seasons.
Friday MLB Roundup
Author Michael Lewis examines Billy Beane's baseball roots as a can't-miss prospect who dazzled scouts.
Billy Beane already had envisioned his first deal as Boston's new general manager: Pedro Martinez to the Oakland Athletics.
Just when it appeared Oakland would have a new manager and a general manager for 2003, Billy Beane decided to stay.
Ken Macha was promoted from bench coach to manager of the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday to replace Art Howe.
Billy Beane's contract as general manager of the Oakland Athletics was extended by three years Friday through the 2008 season.