A's have a big decision to make with Josh Reddick

The Oakland Athletics have a bit of a reputation for letting talented young players walk once they become too expensive for the team's preference.Usually, that mentality precludes trades that stockpile the minor-league roster while causing many to scratch their heads (see last offseason's Josh Donaldson trade). Looking ahead to 2016, Oakland now has another key decision to make...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

A’s GM David Forst Talks about the A’s Starting Rotation, Clubhouse Chemistry, an Extension for Reddick & Some of the Team’s Top Prospects

A’s GM David Forst In what’s become his annual winter interview with bloggers, A’s general manager David Forst addressed a wide range of topics covering both the major league squad as well as some of the system’s top prospects at A’s FanFest on Sunday. In his session, Forst discussed how he sees the team’s starting rotation shaping up, whether or not the A’s may...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Right fielder Reddick gets $6.575M, one-year deal from A's

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Right fielder Josh Reddick has reached agreement on a $6.575 million, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics to avoid salary arbitration. Oakland also settled with right-hander Fernando Rodriguez on a $1.05 million, one-year deal Friday. He asked for $1.05 million and paperwork necessitated the club offer the same salary. Reddick batted .272 with 20...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

A's Reddick had big plans in place if he won the Powerball jackpot

If you were somehow unaware, the Powerball jackpot on Wednesday night was a hefty $1.6 billion. With the zeroes added in, that looks like $1,600,000,000. That's a lot of money.Some folks let their imagination run wild all day, thinking of the glorious things they would buy and places they would go with their winnings, and Oakland Athletics star Josh Reddick was one of them.In a post...
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January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Nick Chubb receives Twitter support from star athletes

Georgia running back Nick Chubb suffered a gruesome left leg injury during the first play of UGA’s game against Tennessee Saturday afternoon, sparking heartbreak all around the sports community. A plethora of support, from teammates, fellow collegiate athletes and professional athletes alike, quickly began to surface on Twitter. It was tragic, watching Chubb’s face on the sidelines...
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October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Reddick sends great 'Dumb and Dumber' tweet about A's

By Anna Fogel Josh Reddick just needed to have a little faith in his general manager. The Oakland Athletics have made some head-scratching moves this offseason, most notably trading their star, Josh Donaldson, to the Toronto Blue Jays on Nov. 28. Like the rest of the baseball world, Reddick was confused by the trade, but he took his doubt a step further and openly criticized his...
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Reddick inspires A’s to contact George Michael for possible appearance

Your browser does not support iframes. Ever since Oakland A’s outfielder Josh Reddick began using George Michael’s 1980s sax-fueled ballad “Careless Whisper” as his walk-up music a few weeks ago, those of us who grew up in that era have taken a nostalgic trip back to hose heady days of cheese pop. But if the […] The post Josh Reddick inspires A’s to contact George Michael...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Reddick uses ‘Careless Whisper’ as walk-up song

Allow me the indulgence of nostalgically hearkening back to the halcyon days of my youth by reminiscing about the greatness of Wham! as we marvel at arguably the greatest walk-up song ever used by a major league baseball player. Oakland A’s outfielder Josh Reddick currently is using the George Michael classic slow jam “Careless Whisper” […] The post Maybe it’s better this...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s: The emerging stars of spring training

Oakland A’s: The emerging stars of spring trainingThe Oakland A’s are off to a great start this spring training with four wins, one loss and one tied game. The club as a whole is gaining a lot of attention this spring because of the depth in their bullpen and the quality of their players both offensively and defensively. But there are already a few individual A’s who are making...
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Josh Reddick makes incredible homer-robbing catch

Oakland Athletics outfielder Josh Reddick has made his share of great catches in the past, but in Wednesday's game against the Giants, he may have outdone himself. Michael Morse hit a fly ball to deep right field, and Reddick proceeded to scale the wall, hang on, reach far over the fence, and rob Morse of a home run. This catch was even better than his "Spiderman" catch in Toronto...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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