MESA, Ariz. (AP) The Oakland Athletics might want to use nametags for the first full squad workout of the spring Wednesday.
One would be hard-pressed to find a major-league team with more newcomers.
''Your team makes nine trades involving 27 players, that probably doesn't happen often,'' manager Bob Melvin said Tuesday.
Melvin had a lot of young players pass through the revolving...
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7 days ago
SAN DIEGO -- In a span of four months, Oakland manager Bob Melvin has seen the middle of his lineup traded away. With Monday's trade of Brandon Moss to the Indians, Melvin hopes that the result is the same as 2012.
"If you want to look back to the end of '11 and leading into '12, we traded our last three All-Stars in (Trevor) Cahill, (Andrew) Bailey and (Gio) Gonzalez and...
The Athletics have hired former Oakland and San Francisco first baseman and outfielder Mike Aldrete as bench coach on manager Bob Melvin's staff.
Aldrete fills a vacancy left when Chip Hale became Arizona's manager earlier this month.
Aldrete joins Melvin's staff for the third time in his 13-year coaching career after spending the past three seasons as bench coach of the St. Louis...
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October 28, 2014
The bench coach for the Oakland A’s, Chip Hale, was recently hired as the Arizona Diamondbacks new manager. Hale has been with the Athletics since 2011 and has long been considered manager material. Known for his strong work ethic and strong leadership, Hale will be missed on the Oakland A’s coaching staff and players. So who will replace Hale as the new Athletics bench coach...
Your browser does not support iframes. Bob Melvin ripped his Oakland A’s after they lost to the Angels 9-1 on Sunday, which ended a 4-game sweep by their AL West rivals. The A’s entered Thursday’s series opener one game behind the Angels in the division and ended up five games back after Sunday. “What can […]
After the recent monster trade the Oakland A’s completed with the Chicago Cubs, the starting rotation has officially been upgraded. The next order of business is to upgrade the Athletics’ only other weak spot – second base. It has been rumored that the Oakland A’s wanted Chase Utley but since Utley does not plan on waiving his no-trade rights, there is a slim...