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Jed Lowrie last season as a member of the Houston Astros before being traded to the Oakland A's.. (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Athletics Acquire Infielder Jed Lowrie From Astros

The Oakland Athletics have acquired infielder Jed Lowrie and right-hander Fernando Rodriguez from the Houston Astros for first baseman Chris Carter and two minor leaguers.

02/04/2013

John Jaso (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s Acquire Catcher Jaso In 3-Team Trade

A person familiar with the trade said the Washington Nationals have agreed to send Michael Morse to Seattle as part of a three-team deal that would move catcher John Jaso from the Mariners to the Athletics and pitcher A.J. Cole from Oakland to the Nationals.

01/16/2013

Dry cleaning. (CBS)

International Dispute Leading To Higher Bay Area Dry Cleaning Prices

An international trade dispute over wire hangers is being felt by Bay Area dry cleaners, and customers could end up paying for it.

12/26/2012

Pitcher Tyson Ross of the Oakland A's. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Trade Pitcher Ross To Padres In 4-Player Deal

The Oakland Athletics have traded right-hander Tyson Ross and minor league first baseman A.J. Kirby-Jones to the San Diego Padres for infielder Andy Parrino and left-hander Andrew Werner.

11/16/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Romney’s China Attacks On Obama Show Breathtaking Hypocrisy

Romney looks to come back from 47% don’t pay taxes remarks and attacks on China trade. But Romney has so many vulnerabilities on China it is hard to understand why he would pick this issue.

09/28/2012

Gov. Jerry Brown

Gov. Brown Visits Oracle, Approves Foreign Trade Offices

Gov. Jerry Brown was at Oracle Headquarters in Redwood Shores Tuesday morning to sign legislation creating a new department that aims to strengthen economic ties with foreign trading partners.

09/11/2012

Jeff Francoeur #21 of the Kansas City Royals scores on a sacrifice fly in the fourth inning beating the throw to Anthony Recker #26 of the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on April 10, 2012 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Trade Anthony Recker To Cubs For Blake Lalli

The Chicago Cubs have acquired catcher Anthony Recker from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for catcher and first baseman Blake Lalli.

08/27/2012

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg rings the opening bell on the Nasdaq remotely from Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, May 18, 2012. (CBS)

First Facebook Insiders Can Sell Stock As ‘Lock-Up’ Ends

Facebook’s early investors and a handful of top executives become eligible on Thursday to sell stock they own in the social networking company. It marks the beginning of a time-honored process for public companies, which will culminate in the fall, when many Facebook employees receive the same right to sell their shares.

08/14/2012

Kurt Suzuki

A’s Trade Kurt Suzuki To Washington For Minor League Catcher

The Oakland Athletics have traded longtime catcher Kurt Suzuki to the Washington Nationals in exchange for minor league catcher David Freitas and cash considerations on Friday.

08/03/2012

Angel Pagan #16 of the San Francisco Giants is tagged out by Hanley Ramirez #2 of the Miami Marlins during a game at Marlins Park on May 26, 2012 in Miami, Florida. The Marlins defeated the Giants 5-3. (Photo by Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

A’s Lose Out To Dodgers In Bidding For Hanley Ramirez

The A’s held off making the deal, because of concerns about a hand injury that has kept him out of the lineup since Friday. In the meantime, the Dodgers came in and agreed to take Ramirez’s entire contract — all $40 million of it.

07/25/2012

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