Oakland Athletics Hire Former Player Mark Kotsay as Manager, Replacing Bob MelvinThe Oakland Athletics have hired former A's player Mark Kotsay to replace departing long-time manager Bob Melvin, who was hired away by the San Diego Padres in October.
Bob Melvin Reportedly Leaving Oakland A's To Manage San Diego PadresBob Melvin has reportedly ended his tenure as manager of Oakland Athletics and is headed to Southern California to manage the San Diego Padres.
A's Drop 3rd In A Row To Mariners, Lose Ground In Race For Second AL Wild CardSeattle topped the A's for the third day in row to pull within 2 1/2 games of the Yankees for the second AL wild card. Oakland fell 3 1/2 back of New York.
Oakland A's Manager Bob Melvin's Contract Option Exercised For 2022The winningest manager in Oakland Athletics history is staying put through at least next season after the club exercised Bob Melvin's contract option for 2022 on Tuesday.
A's Shut Out Mariners; Manager Bob Melvin Wins 800th With OaklandMitch Moreland's two-run homer capped a five-run third inning, giving the A’s their third straight win and manager Bob Melvin his 800th with Oakland.
MLB Playoffs: With Losses, Athletics Find Themselves in Familiar SpotChad Pinder and the Oakland Athletics knew the Houston Astros were going to be a difficult opponent in the AL Division Series even after winning seven of 10 meetings during the regular season.
Fear Grips Major League Baseball as Virus Puts Reopened Season in DoubtThere's much uncertainty and some fear in the ranks of Major League Baseball, as coronavirus spreads through one team’s clubhouse.
Slugging A's Counting On Fast Start In Shortened Season To Challenge AstrosThe Oakland Athletics are on the cusp of starting the shortened 60-game season and ready to chase another playoff berth, knowing those mighty Astros likely stand in the way.
Playoff-Contending A's Get Starter Tanner Roark From RedsThe playoff-contending Oakland Athletics acquired Roark from the Reds on Wednesday, filling out a rotation that also could have left-hander Sean Manaea back soon.
A's Melvin Wins AL Manager Of The Year For Third TimeOakland's Bob Melvin was voted Manager of the Year for the third time, winning the AL honor after leading the Athletics to the playoffs despite the lowest opening-day payroll in the major leagues.
A's Give Contract Extensions To Beane, Forst, MelvinManager Bob Melvin has received a long-term contract extension from the Oakland Athletics, who also reached new deals with executive vice president of baseball operations Billy Beane and general manager David Forst.
Postgame Report: A's Celebration On HoldThe A's were hoping to clinch a playoff berth in front of their home fans on Sunday, but dropped the series finale against the Twins.
A's Bob Melvin Receives 1-Year Contract Through 2019 SeasonThe Oakland Athletics have long appreciated Bob Melvin's ability to balance the challenges of an ever-changing roster with keeping a competitive lineup on the diamond day after day.
Sonny Gray To Start Season On Disabled ListSonny Gray will not be the Oakland A's opening day starter. Instead, he will start the season on the disabled list after suffering a moderate lat strain. Gray will be shutdown from throwing for three weeks to allow the injury to heal.
Bob Melvin On A's Closer: 'We May Do Things A Bit Differently This Year'As pitchers and catchers reported Wednesday, manager Bob Melvin reflected on his numerous options to close out games. So many options, in fact, that he might not even need a traditional closer.