Griffey, Former Oakland Athletic Mike Piazza Elected To Hall Of FameKen Griffey Jr. was elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Wednesday with the highest voting percentage ever, and Mike Piazza will join him in Cooperstown this summer.
Former All-Star Dave Henderson, Whose A's Swept Giants In '89 World Series, Dies At 57The All-Star A's outfielder hit 197 home runs in a 14-season career that saw him wear uniforms of the Giants, Mariners, Red Sox and Royals.
A's Finalize Deals With Relievers John Axford, Ryan MadsonLittle Jameson Axford is running around like a typical toddler these days, nine months after the son of reliever John Axford received a rattlesnake bite at spring training that threatened his life.
Former A's Slugger Mark McGwire Named Padres Bench CoachFormer home run king Mark McGwire says it's "a great challenge" to be hired as bench coach of the San Diego Padres.
A's Trade Pomeranz For Alonso, RzepczynskiThe San Diego Padres acquired left-hander Drew Pomeranz, minor leaguer lefty Jose Torres and either a player to be named or cash from the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday for first baseman Yonder Alonso and reliever Marc Rzepczynski.
A’s Send LHP Pomeranz To Padres For Alonso, RzepczynskiThe San Diego Padres acquired left-hander Drew Pomeranz, minor leaguer lefty Jose Torres and either a player to be named or cash from the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday for first baseman Yonder Alonso and reliever Marc Rzepczynski.
A's Acquire Jed Lowrie From Astros For Minor League RelieverInfielder Jed Lowrie is returning to Oakland after a one-year stay in Houston.
Athletics Add Versatile Lefty Rich Hill On $6 Million DealLeft-hander Rich Hill agreed to a $6 million, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics on Friday, giving the low-budget franchise a versatile, experienced pitcher who can handle a variety of roles.
Former Giants, A’s Ace Barry Zito Announces RetirementFormer San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics ace Barry Zito took to the internet Monday to announce he is retiring from professional baseball.
Amid Drought, A’s VP Billy Beane Among East Bay’s Biggest Water HogsThe East Bay Municipal Utility District has revealed their biggest water hogs, and among them is Oakland A’s executive Billy Beane.
San Jose Strikes Out With Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from San Jose in the Bay Area city's bid to lure baseball's Athletics from Oakland.
Mariners Close Season Rallying For 3-2 Win Over Oakland A'sSeth Smith hit a two-out, solo home run in the bottom of the eighth and the Seattle Mariners rallied for a 3-2 win over the Oakland Athletics in their season finale on Sunday.