Officials in the East Bay are expressing concerns over plans to build a sports and entertainment center at the site of the Oakland Coliseum.
Right-hander Ryan Vogelsong has finalized his $5 million, one-year contract with the San Francisco Giants.
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In one whirlwind stretch of less than 24 hours, Oakland general manager Billy Beane pulled off a trio of trades with three different clubs and upgraded Oakland’s bullpen in the process.
The Oakland Athletics acquired AL saves leader Jim Johnson from the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night as a replacement for All-Star closer Grant Balfour.
A person with knowledge of the negotiations says free-agent left-hander Scott Kazmir is closing in on a $22 million, two-year contract with the Oakland Athletics.
Former San Francisco Giant MVP Jeff Kent and fan favorite J.T. Snow are among 19 newcomers to be listed on this year’s Hall of Fame ballot, joining steroid-tainted holdovers Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa.
The Raiders will pay $400,000 in 2014. The A’s will pay $1.75 million each of the two years of the extension.