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MLBPA's Clark: Some teams don't justify tickets

Players' union head Tony Clark criticized baseball commissioner Rob Manfred for blaming players' demands for the slow free agent market and said an increasing number of teams make little effort to justify the price of a ticket.

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Davis wants multiyear deal from Athletics

Major league home run leader Khris Davis would like a long-term deal from the Oakland Athletics that allows him to stay with the franchise for at least three more seasons.

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Riley says NFL choice 'made sense' for Murray

Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley, speaking Wednesday about Kyler Murray's decision to forgo an MLB career in favor of the NFL, told ESPN Radio's Freddie and Fitzsimmons, "I think in the end he just had a love of football that he just couldn't get past."

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Source: SP Anderson has deal to stay in Oakland

Free-agent starter Brett Anderson has reached an agreement on a one-year major league contract with the Oakland Athletics, a source familiar with the deal confirmed to ESPN.

Athletics GM on drafting Murray: 'We don't regret the pick at all' (1:17)
A's wish Murray the best in the NFL (1:08)
Woodson on Murray's NFL decision: 'It's about time' (1:10)

Jeff Passan ESPN 

Kyler Murray will return $1.29 million of the $1.5 million signing bonus money the Oakland A's gave him last year. He forfeits the remaining $3.16 million due March 1. The A's will put him on the restricted list and retain Murray's rights, but they don't get a compensatory draft pick because he chose the NFL. Had Murray not signed, the A's would've received the 11th pick in this year's draft.

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Inside the leagues' fight for Kyler Murray

As the newly combine-bound Kyler Murray decides which sport will win his talents, at least one thing is clear: He owns his future in a way no other rookie has.

William Weinbaum ESPN 

Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, who died Thu. at 83, was one of several future MLB stars who played on Oakland, CA youth teams sponsored by Sam Bercovich & his furniture business. Curt Flood, Vada Pinson & Tommy Harper were others. Robinson once said of Bercovich, "He took the knife out of my hand and put a baseball bat in it instead."

Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average3.8111th
Quality Starts82Tied-15th
Batting Average.25213th
On Base Percentage.32510th
Slugging Percentage.4394th