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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Jed Lowrie of the Oakland Athletics among players acquired in Feb...

    Paul Swydan

    Paul Swydan breaks down three of the more important trades from the past month.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2013
  13. Houston Astros betting on patience, while Oakland gets deep - MLB...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes about how the Houston Astros are in the midst of an almost historic teardown of the organization. They figure to be bad, but they also must hope fans will be patient enough to stick around.

    Blog | Conversation | February 05, 2013
  14. Astros' return for Lowrie not quite enough

    Keith Law

    In acquiring Jed Lowrie from the Houston Astros in a five-player deal, the Oakland Athletics get a starting shortstop at reasonable financial cost -- just $2.4 million for this year -- while the Astros add three young players with some value but no s...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  15. Analyzing trade between Oakland Athletics and Houston Astros feat...

    Keith Law

    The Astros got some potential for Jed Lowrie, but it feels like they could have gotten more, writes Keith Law.

    Blog | Conversation | February 04, 2013
  16. Phil Hughes earns 15th win

    Eric Karabell

    New York Yankees right-hander Phil Hughes threw 7 1/3 scoreless innings at Fenway Park Thursday, striking out seven and earning his 15th win. Hughes, second in the big leagues with 33 home runs allowed, avoided that pitfall against the Red Sox, his f...

    Blog | September 14, 2012