A’s Trade Brandon Moss to Cleveland for 2B Prospect Joey Wendle

Billy Beane and the Oakland A’s front office continued their off season rebuilding project Monday by trading All Star 1B/DH Brandon Moss to the Cleveland Indians. The deal, rumored for the past week, was finally completed this morning for Double-A second baseman Joey Wendle. Wendle, a 24-year old left-handed hitter, batted .253/.311/.414 with eight homers and 50 RBI last season more »

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Beane Stuns Again: A’s Ship Josh Donaldson To Toronto For Brett Lawrie, Three Others

Well, the most unpredictable general manager in the game has done it yet again. Billy Beane traded 2014 A.L. All-Star Josh Donaldson from the Oakland A’s to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for infielder Brett Lawrie, pitchers Sean Nolin and Kendall Graveman and Single-A shortstop prospect Franklin Barreto. On the surface, it doesn’t really matter WHAT the A’s would more »

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A’s Sign Billy Butler to Three-Year Deal

Hopefully A’s fans had a big appetite worked up when they woke up this morning, because Billy Beane treated them to a big ol’ Country Breakfast. The Oakland A’s made their first big move of the offseason, diving into the free agent market to sign designated hitter Billy Butler to a three-year contract worth $30 million. Butler figures to become more »

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“We’re In!”: Sonny Shuts Out Rangers 4-0, A’s Clinch 3rd Consecutive Playoff Berth

“We’re in!,” declared manager Bob Melvin following the A’s regular season finale Sunday afternoon. Indeed, it may have taken a full 162 games, but the A’s finally punched their ticket to the Post Season on the strength of Sonny Gray’s second career complete game shutout Sunday afternoon in a 4-0 defeat of the Texas Rangers. Brandon Moss doubled to lead more »

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Errors Send Oakland Athletics To 5-4 Defeat

A three-error afternoon sent the Oakland Athletics to a 5-4 loss in the final home game at the O.co Coliseum in the 2014 regular season. Josh Reddick, who contributed one of the mistakes, knows that time is running out for the team to get back on track. “We know what’s going on. We just got to figure it out. We more »

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