Giants Steal Sacramento Minor League Club From A's; Oakland Forced To Partner With NashvilleOakland has announced a four-year player development deal with Triple-A Nashville of the Pacific Coast League, The Giants new Triple-A affiliate is the Sacramento River Cats.
Sacramento River Cats File Paperwork To Drop A's AffiliationDespite more than a decade as one of the most successful minor league baseball partnerships in the nation, the Sacramento River Cats are reportedly dropping their partnership with the Oakland Athletics, according to multiple media outlets.
Sacramento Minor League Team Reportedly Considering Dropping A’s For GiantsDespite more than a decade as one of the most successful minor league baseball partnerships in the nation, the Sacramento River Cats are reportedly considering dropping their partnership with the Oakland Athletics at the end of the season and signing on with the San Francisco Giants.
Sacramento Mayor Exploring Idea Of Luring A's Away From OaklandSacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson announced the formation of an exploratory committee to look at the viability at bringing a major league baseball team to the River City.
Slugger-To-Pitcher Transition Complete: A's Call Up DoolittleJust more than nine months after throwing his first pitch as a professional and two months after starting the season in Class-A ball, former slugging 1st baseman Sean Doolittle has made it to the majors as a left-handed reliever with the Oakland Athletics.
Manny Ramirez Won't Join A's Just YetThe Oakland Athletics have no timetable for calling up Manny Ramirez, who becomes eligible this week.
'Manny Time' For A's To Begin With River Cats StintSuspended slugger Manny Ramirez is scheduled to begin a 10-game minor league stint with Triple-A Sacramento on Saturday in Albuquerque, N.M., and the club is already preparing special ticket packages for his home games in Northern California.