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  1. Astros make a nice pickup; Royals don't

    Keith Law

    Jed Lowrie has agreed to terms with the Houston Astros and will be paid about what I expected, getting three years and $23 million with a fourth-year option for another $5 million. It's a deal that underpays him based on expected performance but pric...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  2. Astros eye David Robertson, Jed Lowrie

    Doug Mittler

    After several seasons of a bare-bones payroll, the Houston Astros might finally be willing to put some cash into recognizable veteran talent. The Astros have been linked to free-agent closer David Robertson in recent weeks, and Brian McTaggart of...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  3. Oakland Athletics are still contenders despite offseason departur...

    Dan Szymborski

    The A's have lost some key players and have been criticized for their trade of Josh Donaldson last week, but Dan Szymborski explains why the team should still be considered contenders.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2014
  4. Five moves for AL teams, such as the Blue Jays and Angels, that n...

    Paul Swydan

    Paul Swydan lays out five trades or signings for American League teams that make a lot of sense for both parties, such as the Blue Jays trading for Dexter Fowler.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2014
  5. Changes on the horizon for A's

    AJ Mass

    With their stunning loss to the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night, the 2014 season came to a close for the Oakland Athletics. While it may take a few days for reality to set in, nevertheless, it's already clear that changes will be made to the te...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  6. A's to add Escobar?

    AJ Mass

    The Oakland Athletics are still trying to make do with the combination of Eric Sogard and Andy Parrino at shortstop while Jed Lowrie continues to miss time with a fractured finger, which is why the idea of adding a player such as Yunel Escobar of the...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  7. Scherzer tops list of impending free agents

    Buster Olney

    Max Scherzer had his worst outing of the season Wednesday, and even in that he showed a side of himself that will be valued when he becomes a free agent in the fall. Scherzer allowed seven runs in the first three innings, with his pitch count spinnin...

    Blog | May 22, 2014
  8. Early grades for the free-agent class

    Buster Olney

    In the April leading up to CC Sabathia's free agency in 2008, his ERA after four starts was 13.50. Months later, he got the biggest contract ever for a pitcher -- $161 million -- after he had bounced back, and then been traded to Milwaukee and led th...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  9. Russell's road to A's hits snag

    AJ Mass

    According to Greg Bergman of MILB.com, Oakland Athletics shortstop prospect Addison Russell has been placed on the seven-day disabled list by Double-A Midland. "After homering and singling in Friday's game, Russell left the game due to what was descr...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  10. Oakland taking it slow with SS

    AJ Mass

    Chances are good that we've seen the last of shortstop Addison Russell in an Oakland Athletics uniform this spring, as the prospect is due to miss at least a week due to a right hamstring strain. Russell had been hitting .280 in 25 at-bats for th...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  11. Who replaces Jeter in 2015?

    AJ Mass

    As the accolades continue to rain down on New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter in the wake of his announcement that the 2014 season will be his last, one can't help but ask who might end up with the unenviable task of following in Jeter's very big ...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  12. The man behind the A's potent offense

    Buster Olney

    The Oakland Athletics tried to hire Chili Davis as hitting coach a few years ago, targeting him because of his track record as a hitter and because his approach mirrored what the organization valued, in prioritizing patience and power. But a deal did...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  13. The Oakland Athletics are scoring a lot of runs and hitting coach...

    Buster Olney

    The A's have a surprisingly potent offense, and hitting coach Chili Davis deserves a lot of credit.

    Blog | Conversation | April 18, 2013
  14. Early performances that mean something

    Buster Olney

    Justin Upton is not going to hit 135 homers, Matt Harvey is not going to win every game, and Clayton Kershaw is going to allow a run (probably). But there are small sample sizes from the first nine days of the 2013 season that are worth believing in....

    Blog | April 09, 2013
  15. Adam Jones, Justin Upton and others showing off new skills in wee...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney looks at what we've learned through the first week of the season.

    Blog | Conversation | April 09, 2013
  16. Chris Heisey, Evan Gattis top list of suggested early-season pick...

    Todd Zola

    Todd Zola discusses a handful of hitters who are undervalued because they are playing more often or hitting in a better lineup slot than originally expected, such as Chris Heisey and Evan Gattis.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2013