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  1. Manny Ramirez not ready to retire, working out, seeks team

    Enrique Rojas

    While major leaguers are preparing in Arizona and Florida for the 2014 season, Manny Ramirez set up his own training camp at a community park in Hialeah, in the Miami area.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2014
  2. Jumping on the Oakland A's bandwagon

    Paul Boye

    "Bandwagon." Sometimes the very sight or utterance of this word draws a sneer or a look of disgust from sports fans. To some, the word implies a lesser fanhood, a quality of root-root-rooting that somehow falls below that of fans who have staked more...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  3. How the Gio trade went down

    Jim Bowden

    All week, the word around the campfire was that the Oakland Athletics were going to trade left-hander Gio Gonzalez. And sure enough, general manager Billy Beane pulled the trigger Thursday, sending the 26-year-old to the Washington Nationals, along w...

    Blog | December 23, 2011
  4. Start/sit advice, two-start pitchers, rankings for Week 17 of the...

    AJ Mass

    AJ Mass breaks down the schedule and lineups for Week 17 of the fantasy baseball season.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2011
  5. Thomas glad to be back in Sox family

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The White Sox's newest team ambassador said it's a good feeling to be back on good terms with his former organization and uses the word "we" now when speaking about the club. Frank Thomas was named team ambassador Tuesday and will join ...

    Blog | July 27, 2010
  6. Are Rangers interested in Cuban lefty?

    Richard Durrett

    That's the word from Baseball Prospectus' Kiley McDaniel about Cuban left-hander Noel Arguelles. Joey Matschulat at Baseball Time in Arlington linked to a McDaniel tweet, where he says the Texas Rangers, Toronto Blue Jays, Tampa Bay Rays, Oakland At...

    Blog | Conversation | November 01, 2009
  7. Tanner Scheppers looks like the real deal

    Keith Law

    Andrew Miller is in the Arizona Fall League to work on some changes that Florida Marlins' coaches have made to his delivery, and while he's no longer a "prospect" in the strict sense of the word, it's a great use of the AFL by the pare...

    Blog | October 19, 2009
  8. Josh Reddick HR helps A's continue mastery over Astros

    Josh Reddick put Oakland on top with a two-run homer in the eighth, and the Athletics remained perfect this season against the Houston Astros with a 4-3 victory Monday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 22, 2013
  9. Mark Appel back at No. 1 to Houston Astros in final mock draft - ...

    Keith Law

    Keith Law unveils his final mock draft for 2013, and word is that the Astros are making a run at Stanford's Mark Appel.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2013
  10. Oakland A's pitcher Grant Balfour foul language

    Tim Keown

    Cover your sensitive ears when the A's Grant Balfour is on the mound. His is not a mouth for the faint of heart.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2013
  11. Texas Rangers can thrive without Nolan Ryan, but they're much bet...

    Jean-Jacques Taylor

    Ryan deciding to stay or leave

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2013
  12. Detroit Tigers among clubs with best starting pitching depth - ML...

    Dave Cameron

    Dave Cameron looks at the clubs that have the best No. 6 starters -- in other words, the best starting pitching depth.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2013
  13. Wade Davis the key to trade for K.C.

    Buster Olney

    As soon as Wade Davis saw Andrew Friedman's phone number pop up on his caller ID on Sunday evening, he knew what it meant even before answering. Friedman explained that Davis had been traded, and the two spoke heartfelt words. Davis really likes...

    Blog | December 11, 2012
  14. For Kansas City Royals Wade Davis is the key to trade with the Ta...

    Buster Olney

    When all is said and done, Wade Davis will be the key to the big trade the Royals just made with the Rays, writes Buster Olney.

    Blog | Conversation | December 11, 2012
  15. Pirates facing wrong kind of challenge

    Buster Olney

    The Pittsburgh Pirates understand that if any member of their organization uses a racial slur, or a word rooted in racial hate, then it's a serious issue that needs to be addressed. "If that ever happened," said one official, "then we'd hav...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  16. Pittsburgh Pirates are losing and facing a distraction - MLB

    Buster Olney

    As the Pirates lose, manager Clint Hurdle must deal with the wrong kind of distraction, Buster Olney writes.

    Blog | Conversation | September 13, 2012