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Oakland Athletics pitcher Ken Waldichuk undergoes elbow procedure

Dec. 01, 2023 22:49 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Athletics left-hander Ken Waldichuk underwent a procedure to remove scar tissue from his pitching elbow to help alleviate pain he experienced after his final start this past season. Waldichuk pitched Sept. 29 on the road against the Los Angeles Angels...

Baseball minor leaguers complete first executive board since unionizing

Nov. 29, 2023 17:34 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Minor league players elected their first association representatives and alternate representatives since unionizing when the Major League Baseball Players Association held an executive board meeting Wednesday of both big leaguers and minor leaguers. Cameron Junker,...

Oakland is getting a new minor league team — the Oakland B's

Nov. 28, 2023 09:03 AM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — They will call themselves the Oakland B’s, short for Ballers. The minor league B's will carry on the city's green-and-gold color scheme. Otherwise, they don't plan to be anything like the A's, whose heartbroken fans they hope to support through the team's...

Brad Ausmus becomes Yankees bench coach for manager Aaron Boone

Nov. 21, 2023 17:32 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Brad Ausmus was hired by the New York Yankees on Tuesday to replace Carlos Mendoza as bench coach for manager Aaron Boone. Ausmus managed Detroit from 2014-17 and the Los Angeles Angels in 2019, winning the AL Central at 90-72 in his first season with the Tigers...

Pitcher Osvaldo Bido gets $750,000 deal from Oakland A's after Pittsburgh Pirates let him go

Nov. 21, 2023 15:49 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Right-hander Osvaldo Bido agreed to a one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics after he was let go by the Pittsburgh Pirates. Bido gets a $750,000 salary while in the major leagues — $10,000 above the minimum — and a $200,000 salary while in the...

Oakland Athletics agree to 1-year contracts with infielders Miguel Andujar and Abraham Toro

Nov. 17, 2023 22:31 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics have agreed to one-year contracts with infielders Miguel Andujar and Abraham Toro. Oakland announced the deals on Friday. Andujar's contract is worth $1.7 million, and Toro receives $1,275,000 under his agreement. The A's...

MLB owners approve A’s move from Oakland to Las Vegas, with a new ballpark to open in 2028

Nov. 16, 2023 17:32 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — One of Rob Manfred's first trips after his election as baseball commissioner nine years ago was to Oakland to consult with Athletics owner John Fisher on attempts to keep the team in the Bay Area. Unable together to make that work, the A's will instead move...

With A's moving to Las Vegas, a look at the history of MLB relocation over the past 70 years

Nov. 16, 2023 13:39 PM EST

The Oakland Athletics are firmly headed for Las Vegas after Major League Baseball team owners unanimously approved the sport's first reloaction since 2005 on Thursday. It will be the A's fourth city — from Philadelphia to Kansas City to Oakland to Las Vegas — the most in...

The Oakland Athletics' move to Las Vegas has been unanimously approved by MLB owners, AP sources says

Nov. 16, 2023 09:50 AM EST
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Oakland Athletics' move to Las Vegas has been unanimously approved by MLB owners, AP sources says.

Infielder Abraham Toro acquired by A's from Brewers for minor league pitcher Chad Patrick

Nov. 15, 2023 21:49 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Infielder Abraham Toro was acquired by the Oakland Athletics from the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday for minor league right-hander Chad Patrick. The 26-year-old Toro was 8 for 18 (.444) with two homers and nine RBIs in nine games for Milwaukee this year and hit...