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For the first time in a decade, the Athletics will trot out an Opening Day double-play combination that does not include Mark Ellis. This season the club will lean on a pair of former first-round picks in Cliff Pennington and Jemile Weeks to solidify the middle of the diamond and perhaps the top of the batting order. We take a look at the A's middle infield situation inside...
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Free agent righthander Rich Harden will miss the 2012 season after undergoing shoulder surgery.
The 30-year-old British Columbia native had surgery to repair a torn right shoulder capsule, the San Francisco Chronicle reported on Thursday.
Harden detailed that he initially suffered the setback in 2007 - and then adjusted his mechanics to compensate for the injury.
Brad Pitt was nominated for an Academy Award as best actor for playing A's general manager Billy Beane in "Moneyball." And Beane will be there in person to cheer Pitt on, he said. Beane and his wife, Tara, plan to...
Say this for Athletics owner Lew Wolff: The man is loyal to his staff. Wolff told Bloomberg Television on Tuesday that he intends to keep general manager Billy Beane and president Michael Crowley with the organization through at least the 2019 season, or roughly five years after the projected move to San Jose.
Beane has come under fire in recent years for the A’s seemingly...
Billy Beane's influence on using baseball statistics and economics in building a team has stretched from the diamond to the silver screen.
No team has more position battles this offseason than the rebuilding Oakland Athletics. This Roster Report examines the nine players who could vie for lineup spots in Oakland this year.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Phil Garner says he has agreed to stay on with the Oakland Athletics in a part-time special adviser role.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Oakland Athletics owner Lew Wolff says Major League Baseball's indecision over whether his club can move to San Jose has been "excruciating" but that he believes the process is finally nearing an end.
Oakland Athletics owner Lew Wolff says Major League Baseball's indecision over whether his club can move to San Jose has been 'excruciating' but that he believes the process is finally nearing an end.
For more than four years, Rich Harden pitched with a torn right shoulder capsule. That's the same injury that has put Johan Santana's career on hold, and that caused Dallas Braden to get surgery last summer. In Harden's...
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Free agent pitcher Rich Harden will reportedly miss the entire 2012 season after undergoing shoulder surgery.
Phil Garner says he has agreed to stay on with the Oakland Athletics in a part-time special adviser role.
Garner says he has agreed to stay on with the Oakland Athletics in a part-time special adviser role