Posted January 30, 2013 on
OAKLAND - It's not how you begin, it's how you end. Josh Donaldson's 2012 season didn't get off to the greatest start, but he wound-up being one of the Oakland A's top performers during the final six weeks of the season. Heading into the 2013 season, the A's are looking for Donaldson to continue the level of play he displayed late last season.

Player Profile #123: Josh Reddick | OF | OAK

I’d say the Oakland Athletics did pretty well for themselves last offseason, trading closer Andrew Bailey for outfielder Josh Reddick. In fact, Reddick hit twice as many homers last year (32) as Bailey had innings pitched (15.1). For those of you scoring at home, that would be a win, folks. It was tough getting a feel for Reddick in Boston’s system as he played 12 partial seasons...

Athletics Rumors: Oakland Interested in Hideki Okajima

The Oakland Athletics are considering signing left-handed reliever Hideki Okajima, according to Susan Slusser of The San Francisco Chronicle. Multiple sources told The Chronicle that the A's are considering signing former Red Sox left-hander Hideki Okajima. Okajima, a former reliever for the Boston Red Sox, spent the 2012 season with the Softbank Hawks. The...

Griffin, Straily Armed With New Perspective

OAKLAND - The 2012 Oakland A's roster was filled with players who emerged from obscurity to star for Oakland in their run to the post-season. Two of those players were pitchers A.J. Griffin and Dan Straily, close friends who overcame long odds to jump from Double-A to the big leagues in one season. Armed with their experience in 2012, the pair are ready for even bigger things in 2013.
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