The A's have hired Brad Ausmus as the team's bench coach under first-time manager Mark Kotsay. Ausmus previously was the manager for the Tigers and Angels.
MLB's first labor proposal since locking out players Dec. 2 did little to encourage players and heightened the likelihood of spring training being postponed, sources told ESPN on Thursday.
It's been quite an offseason already in the AL West -- with more surprises to come. We break down the division.
We look back at 10 years of big-money additions to see how many worked out and how many hamstrung their franchises for years.
This year's historic crop of free-agent shortstops is down to a pair. Is either likely to land on your favorite team?
Mark Kotsay, 46, who was Oakland's third-base coach last season and is a former bench coach with the Athletics as well as a former MLB outfielder, has been hired as the franchise's next manager, the team announced Tuesday.
Baseball's at a standstill for now, but there's plenty more action to come once the new CBA is signed. Kiley McDaniel breaks down what he's hearing from MLB execs and agents.
With the hot stove on hold, we take a look at whose 2022 pennant hopes have risen -- and fallen -- the most so far this winter.
Chad Pinder and Tony Kemp avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to new deals with the Athletics, per multiple reports.
Marcus Semien inked a seven-year deal with a Rangers team that won 60 games last year. Will they turn it around in time to take advantage of Semien's prime?
Starling Marte agreed to a four-year, $78M deal, Eduardo Escobar agreed to a 2-year, $20M deal while Mark Canha is nearing a deal for two years and $26.5M with a third-year option.
Here's what every MLB team should do this winter -- and they would if we were running things.
Doug Jones, a five-time All-Star reliever who had 303 saves in his career, has died at age 64.
The Tampa Bay Rays sent right-hander Brent Honeywell Jr. to the Oakland Athletics for cash on Thursday, one of a series of moves ahead of Friday's reserve list deadline.
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Right-hander Brent Honeywell is headed to the Oakland A's in a trade from the Tampa Bay Rays, sources tell ESPN.
Scherzer to St. Louis? Stroman to Mets AND Yankees? Where MLB's top 25 free agents would land if money didn't matter
We imagine a world in which free agents picked a team not for the paycheck, but for their own happiness -- and for the good of the game.
Remember what we said about your team going into the season? It's time to see what worked out, what didn't -- and what it means for 2022.
Which shortstop could get $300 million? Rankings and contract projections for top 50 MLB free agents
There's a lot of talent available in MLB free agency this offseason. How do the biggest stars stack up, and what can they expect to make?
Andrew Chafin declined his mutual option with the Athletics while Oakland declined its $4 million option for Jake Diekman.
The 2021 champions have just been crowned -- but we're already thinking ahead to next year.
The A's emailed a survey Monday to fans of their Triple-A affiliate in Las Vegas to gauge whether an MLB team would get support in Southern Nevada.
Speaking at an introductory news conference Monday, Bob Melvin stated the obvious about becoming San Diego's new manager: "What an opportunity. I'm probably as surprised to be here as you all are."
A's manager Bob Melvin has agreed to a three-year contract to become the Padres' new manager.
Ray Fosse, the catcher famous for being barreled over by Pete Rose in the 1970 All-Star Game and who went on to help the Athletics win two World Series and later became a popular broadcaster for the A's, has died.
Shohei Ohtani, the favorite for American League MVP, is the first player who also pitches ever nominated as a finalist for the Hank Aaron Award, which is given to the best offensive player in each league.