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A's RHP Cotton to have Tommy John surgery

Oakland Athletics RHP Jharel Cotton injured his elbow earlier this week against the San Francisco Giants. He was expected to be in Oakland's starting rotation this season.

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A's Cotton has sprained UCL, seeks 2nd opinion

A's right-hander Jharel Cotton will seek a second opinion after an MRI on Thursday showed a sprained ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching elbow as well as a strained flexor muscle.

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A popular third-baseman of the ‘69 Miracle Mets, Ed "The Glider" Charles died Thursday, the team announced. Charles, who was 84, broke in with the K.C. A's in 1962, was traded to N.Y. early in the ‘67 season and concluded his 8-year career with the ‘69 World Series.

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The Oakland A's aren't nearly as boring as you think

We get it. The A's probably aren't very high on your must-watch team list for 2018. But from MLB's most heartwarming story to the home run trivia answer you would definitely get wrong, here's why Oakland's stars are worth your time.

Christina Kahrl MLB Staff Writer 

The A's signing Jonathan Lucroy for one year makes plenty of sense for both — he gets FT at-bats and a non-zero shot at getting dealt to a contender by the deadline, and the A's get a better alternative to this spring's Bruce Maxwell-or-bust self-dare.

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DH Brandon Moss released by Oakland A's

Oakland Athletics DH Brandon Moss, who had been designed for assignment since joining the team from the Royals, has been released.

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A's designate outfielder Moss for assignment

The Oakland Athletics designated outfielder Brandon Moss for assignment on Sunday and claimed left-hander Jairo Labourt off waivers from the Cincinnati Reds.

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MLBPA files grievance against four teams

The Major League Baseball Players Association has filed a grievance against the Marlins, Athletics, Pirates and Rays, accusing the teams of failing to appropriately spend revenue-sharing money.

William Weinbaum ESPN 

MLB announced rules changes Monday to further limit mound visits & reduce time for pitching changes & breaks between half innings, but deferred potential use of a timer for between pitches. Owners Bill Veeck of the White Sox & then Charlie Finley of the A's long ago tried a :20 scoreboard "pitchometer," but those efforts failed without enforcement mandated for umpires.

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A's prospect starts fund for Douglas AD's family

A's prospect Jesus Luzardo has started a fundraising effort for the family of athletic director Chris Hixon, who was among those killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where Luzardo graduated from in 2016.

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A's to expand netting to far ends of dugouts

Ahead of the 2018 season, the Oakland Athletics will expand protective netting between the stands and the playing field to the far ends of both dugouts.

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Royals send Moss to A's in 4-player trade

The Royals, looking to shed payroll in an attempt to re-sign some of their free agents, traded designated hitter Brandon Moss and pitcher Ryan Buchter to Oakland in return for pitchers Jesse Hahn and Heath Fillmyer.

Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average5.2922nd
Quality Starts0Tied-10th
Batting Average.26911th
On Base Percentage.33416th
Slugging Percentage.4779th