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  1. Billy Beane's murky future in Oakland

    Buster Olney

    The Oakland Athletics are close to tying up general manager Billy Beane and team president Michael Crowley through 2019, as Susan Slusser writes. But these contracts are probably somewhat like those $100 million deals that NFL quarterbacks get: Nobod...

    Blog | February 08, 2012
  2. Oakland Athletics GM Billy Beane could have other job options if ...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that while the Oakland A's are close to signing GM Billy Beane through the 2019 season, Beane's future in Oakland isn't crystal clear. If the club's future remains in doubt, Beane likely would have other job offers to choose from.

    Blog | Conversation | February 08, 2012
  3. MLB: Behind Trevor Cahill, Brett Anderson, Daric Barton and David...

    Matt Meyers

    Matt Meyers investigates five reasons -- including pitching, payroll flexibility and expected win totals -- that the Oakland Athletics should be considered contenders in 2011.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2010
  4. Oakland Athletics seal deal with new designated hitter Hideki Mat...

    The A's and free agent slugger Hideki Matsui finalized a one-year contract Tuesday after he passed a physical.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2010
  5. 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
  6. MLB: The Oakland Athletics' 2010 recap and 2011 prospects

    Buster Olney, Baseball Prospectus and Rumor Central have combined for the Kiss 'Em Goodbye series, a look at every team's 2010 fate -- once it's eliminated -- with a long look ahead to 2011 and beyond. This is the entry for the Oakland Athletics.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2010
  7. Oakland Athletics exercise option on manager Bob Geren for 2011

    The Oakland Athletics have exercised their club option to keep manager Bob Geren for the 2011 season.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2010
  8. 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
  9. Holliday rental insurance? - Chris Sprow

    Chris Sprow

    To really drive the Oakland offense, Matt Holliday will have to fly in the face of history. So few make the post-Denver hitting adjustment.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2009
  10. Jason Giambi, Oakland Athletics finalize one-year deal

    Jason Giambi and the A's finalized a one-year contract with an option Wednesday, bringing the free-agent designated hitter and first baseman back to the place he began his big league career.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2009
  11. Oakland A's fantasy team preview

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft previews the Oakland A's from a fantasy perspective. Some would say the A's have gone through at least a few "rebuilding" phases the past 10 years, but none like this one.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2008
  12. Rebuilding A's continue dealing -- Swisher to White Sox

    The Oakland Athletics made their second major trade in three weeks, sending outfielder and fan favorite Nick Swisher to the Chicago White Sox for three minor leaguers on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | January 03, 2008
  13. Oakland has some huge question marks

    Larry Stone

    This year will test the genius of GM Billy Beane, who has been a master at keeping the A's in contention through a productive farm system and innovative moves.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2007
  14. Cockcroft: Oakland Athletics preview

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan Cockcroft previews the 2007 Oakland Athletics from a fantasy angle.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2007
  15. Beane hires a trusted friend in Geren

    John Shea

    In hiring Bob Geren as the A's new manager, GM Billy Beane turned over the team to a man he knows very well.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2006
  16. Beane manages to sustain his 'genius' label

    Jim Caple

    A "genius" label is difficult to sustain in baseball, but A's GM Billy Beane manages to remain on top of the sport's Mensa list, writes Jim Caple.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2006