Found December 23, 2011 on Fangraphs:
One of the pitchers going from the Nationals to the Athletics in exchange for Gio Gonzalez is soft-tossing lefty Tom Milone.  Milone, who will be 25 in February, was a 10th round draft pick by the Nats in 2008 and has gotten by with excellent control (only 4.4% free passes throughout his MiLB car...

Outside Scouting Dept.: Derek Norris

Among the players the A's acquired in today's Gio Gonzalez trade was Derek Norris, a power hitting catcher with an incredible ability to get on base. I got several good looks at Norris in this year's Arizona Fall League. Here are my notes and analysis of the big catcher... There is no question that Norris has two outstanding (and important) skills: power and plate discipline...

Baseball always a part of Storen's Christmas caught up with Drew Storen recently to talk about what Christmas means to him.

Done deal: A's trade LHP Gonzalez to Nationals

WASHINGTON. (AP) - The Athletics and Nationals have completed a six-player trade that sends All-Star pitcher Gio Gonzalez from Oakland to Washington.The deal was announced Friday after the players involved passed physicals. A day earlier, Gonzalez said in a phone interview that the trade was just about done.The Nationals get ...

Could Ivan Rodriguez return to Houston?

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A's agree to trade LHP Gonzalez to Nationals

All-Star pitcher Gio Gonzalez said Thursday the Washington Nationals have agreed to acquire him in a trade from the Oakland Athletics, and the deal is nearly finished.

Beane On Stadium, Payroll, Draft, Trades, Free Agents

Athletics GM Billy Beane spoke to reporters after the Gio Gonzalez trade was made official earlier today. Here's a recap of the news... "We’re putting a team together as if we’re going to have a new stadium," said Beane according to's Jane Lee (on Twitter). "I don’t think we have any other choice." Beane said that payroll will be...

Gio Gonzalez Traded from Oakland to Washington

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Report: A's trade Gio Gonzalez to Washington Nationals for four prospects

The A's continued their rebuilding Thursday, trading All-Star pitcher Gio Gonzalez to the Washington Nationals for four minor-leaguers, including starting pitchers A.J. Cole and Brad Peacock

Done deal: Nats land A's Gonzalez for prospects

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo has kept his eye on Gio Gonzalez for the last decade or so. Now, the left-hander is a member of Rizzo's starting rotation.

Nationals To Acquire Gio Gonzalez

The Athletics will send Gio Gonzalez to the Nationals for A.J. Cole, Derek Norris, Brad Peacock and Tom Milone,'s Keith Law reports (on Twitter). Gonzalez is under team control through 2015 and has reached the 200-inning plateau in each of the past two seasons without posting an ERA above 3.23. He'll join Stephen Strasburg and Jordan Zimmermann atop an impressive...

A's ship Gio Gonzalez to Washington

Oakland, CA (Sports Network) - The Oakland Athletics have traded left-handed starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez to the Washington Nationals for four of their top prospects.
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