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  1. MLB - Blacks losing the numbers game

    Howard Bryant

    Coupled with declining on-the-field numbers, analytics have become a hindrance to more African-American opportunities in management positions.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2014
  2. Donaldson out to repeat big 2013

    David Schoenfield

    PHOENIX -- Here's the thing about Josh Donaldson: He looks like an athlete. Indeed, Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane called him the best athlete on the team; considering Yoenis Cespedes is patrolling the outfield, that's praise of a high order...

    Blog | March 16, 2014
  3. Alberto Callaspo traded to Oakland Athletics from Los Angeles Ang...

    The Oakland Athletics have acquired infielder Alberto Callaspo from the Los Angeles Angels for infield prospect Grant Green, sources told ESPN's Buster Olney.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2013
  4. The All–MLB Network Team

    Michael Baumann

    If you're a baseball fan and (1) have a spare $130, and (2) are either single or have a relationship that will bear your watching 40 hours of baseball a week, there's no better investment than MLB Network. But if you're going to channel-surf through ...

    Blog | April 16, 2013
  5. Why each team can win it all

    David Schoenfield

    With help from the blog network writers, here are reasons each team can win the World Series. St. Louis Cardinals 1. A potent, balanced lineup. The Cardinals had the best on-base percentage in baseball, including four starters -- Matt Holliday, J...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  6. 2011 ALCS -- Texas Rangers advance to World Series

    Jerry Crasnick

    The Rangers punched their ticket to the World Series for the second straight year, knocking out the Tigers in ALCS Game 6.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2011
  7. Moneyball GMs and the Angels: unlikely marriage

    Mark Saxon

    Angels team president John Carpino was meeting with front-office executives Bill Stoneman, Tory Hernandez and Justin Hollander Wednesday morning about the team's search for a general manager. According to a source with knowledge of the situation, the...

    Blog | October 05, 2011
  8. Oakland Athletics name Bob Melvin permanent manager

    Bob Melvin is Billy Beane's new man to lead the Athletics for the long haul, or so Oakland's general manager hopes.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2011
  9. Oakland Athletics hire Phil Garner as special adviser

    Former manager Phil Garner is now a special adviser to the Athletics, his first major league club.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2011
  10. Moneyball 2.0: How Major League Baseball teams are winning on a b...

    Bill Barnwell

    What are the untapped secrets to building a winning baseball team on the cheap?

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2011
  11. Sources: Oakland Athletics, DH Hideki Matsui agree to 1-year deal...

    Designated hitter Hideki Matsui and right-hander Brandon McCarthy agreed to deals with the Oakland Athletics, sources told ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2010
  12. Ron Washington nearly left baseball after admitting using cocaine...

    Tom Friend

    The morning after using cocaine, Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington woke up in a panic. He looked in the mirror and saw a fraud. He didn't want anyone to know but knew he had to admit it.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2010
  13. Green's first year a success

    Pedro Moura

    A year ago today, former USC shortstop Grant Green waited patiently to hear his name called in the 2009 MLB Draft. Yes, patiently - not anxiously. Being anxious isn't really Green's style. But he didn't have to wait too long, as the Oakland Athlet...

    Blog | June 07, 2010
  14. Ben Sheets agrees with Oakland Athletics for one season, $10 mill...

    The Oakland Athletics have agreed to terms with pitcher Ben Sheets on a one-year deal.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2010
  15. Beane: A's should have a manager by week's end

    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.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2006
  16. Hershiser to interview for A's open manager job

    Orel Hershiser will interview after the World Series with the A's for their open managerial job.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2006