Posted November 16, 2012 on
It was award week for Major League Baseball and the Oakland A's took home some hardware Bob Melvin was named American League Manager of the Year. Several other A's finished among the top-10 in votes for the major awards. The A's have had several award-winners since moving to Oakland. Chris Biderman looks back at those A's players who took home the AL's MVP, Cy Young or Rookie of the Year.
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Washington Nationals‘ Davey Johnson and the Oakland Athletics’ Bob Melvin were named as the National League and American League Managers of the Year by the Baseball Writers Association of America on Nov. 13.
It is the second time the 51-year-old Melvin has won the award as he also captured it in 2007 as a member of the Arizona Diamondbacks. He took the honors after...
Bartolo Colon will be welcomed back to the Oakland Athletics with no hard feelings - at least by newly crowned AL Manager of the Year Bob Melvin.
Melvin said Wednesday he is happy the right-hander will return to the club next year after his 2012 season ended with a 50-game suspension Aug. 22 for testing positive for testosterone.
Colon received a $3 million, one-year contract Nov...
The Athletics hold no ill will against Bartolo Colon.
Colon’s 2012 season ended prematurely –– and in the middle of the pennant race –– when he received a 50-game suspension for testing positive for testosterone. Despite the stain, Oakland skipper Bob Melvin said the club will embrace his return, according to the Washington Post.
“He’s gone through his penalty,” Melvin...