Considering the A's turned over nearly half of their 40-man roster from 2014, manager Bob Melvin was impressed with the club's spring success.
Billy Butler is eager to get to work for the A's not only on the field, but making serious contributions in the community as well.
Billy Burns had another four hits for the A's this spring, as their offense came alive in a 10-4 victory over the White Sox.
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    The A's are 9-1 in their last 10 games, while the Rangers have lost six of their last 10. It's just a two-game series, but the A's can gain ground.More: A's-Rangers stat pack AL West standings
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    The A's pitching rotation owns the best ERA in the American League, despite losing two top starters in offseason trades. Who do Oakland's young pitchers give the credit to? Pitching coach Curt Young, of course.
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    The A's have won 9 of their last 10 games, their best 10-game stretch since going 9-1 in September of 2009. Check out this series stat pack to see how the A's match up against the AL West-leading Texas.
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    It's hard to suggest that there's ever a good time to face Texas Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton. But since returning from the break he has gone 1-for-10 with six strikeouts and one RBI.
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    With only three games played in an All-Star Game shortened week, Yoenis Cespedes collected eight hits, including two home runs, and drove in six runs in Minnesota, which earned him Player of the Week honors.
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    It's official: The A's are hot. But can they escape their next 12 games against top-shelf competition without falling into the abyss? A's Insider Casey Pratt checks in with fans, today at 1:30 p.m.!
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    The As have reinstated right-handed pitcher Jim Miller from the paternity list and optioned pitcher Pedro Figueroa to Triple-A Sacramento.


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Athletics - Team News
Scott Kazmir - S
Scott Kazmir was terrific in Saturday's start against the White Sox, tossing 5 1/3 scoreless... Kazmir relented only two hits and two walks while striking out four in the outing. He's been nearly unhittable in three starts spanning 12 innings so far this spring,...
Mar 28 4:49PM Read More
Jarrod Parker - S
Jarrod Parker (elbow) threw 20 pitches, hitting 92 miles per hour, in a simulated game... Parker and Athletics manager Bob Melvin seemed very pleased with the outing. Parker is aiming for a mid-season return from Tommy John surgery.
Mar 28 4:47PM Read More
Billy Burns - DH
Billy Burns went 4-for-5 with three runs scored in Saturday's Cactus League match-up with the... It marked his seventh multi-hit game of the spring. The performance brought his average up to .381 (24-for-63). He was caught stealing, lowering his success rate to 66.7%...
Mar 28 4:46PM Read More
Coco Crisp - OF
Athletics manager Bob Melvin said Saturday that Coco Crisp (elbow) is expected to return to... Barring any further setbacks, Melvin believes that the oft-injured outfielder will be ready to go on Opening Day. He always carries substantial injury risk, but hitting atop...
Mar 28 9:16AM Read More
Nate Freiman - 1B
Nate Freiman (back) is starting to feel better after undergoing aggressive treatment on his... He still hasn't been cleared for baseball activity. With Mark Canha expected to make the Opening Day roster, Freiman may have been squeezed out of a roster spot regardless....
Mar 28 8:31AM Read More
Mark Canha - 1B
Mark Canha blasted a three-run walkoff home run off Phil Klein on Friday, propelling the... It was his lone hit in four at-bats on the afternoon, but certainly the critical knock in the ballgame. The 26-year-old Rule 5 pick is hitting .267 (16-for-60) with four...
Mar 27 6:05PM Read More
Jesse Hahn - S
Jesse Hahn excelled in his Cactus League start against the Rangers on Friday, surrendering just... Hahn punched out three on the afternoon while issuing only one free pass. He has been terrific in his battle for a spot in the A's rotation this spring, compiling a 3.06 ERA...
Mar 27 5:58PM Read More
A.J. Griffin - S
A.J. Griffin successfully threw a 50-pitch bullpen session on Friday. Athletics manager Bob Melvin was on hand for the session and noted that "all of his pitches look great." He still isn't expected to join the A's rotation until...
Mar 27 4:59PM Read More
Josh Reddick - OF
Josh Reddick (oblique) is not expected to be ready for Opening Day. Reddick has progressed in the right direction since tweaking his oblique three weeks ago, but he just doesn't have enough time to prepare for the opener. The outfielder is...
Mar 27 11:13AM Read More
Tyler Clippard - R
Athletics manager Bob Melvin said Friday that Tyler Clippard will serve as the team's interim... The announcement certainly comes as no surprise. Doolittle (shoulder) is slated to play catch on Friday, but he's still expected to miss around the first month of the...
Mar 27 11:07AM Read More
Josh Reddick - OF
Josh Reddick (oblique) said Friday that he's "shooting for Saturday or Sunday to get back... Reddick got through a couple rounds of batting practice Thursday with no issues and now feels ready to test things out in game action. The outfielder has been on the shelf...
Mar 27 10:19AM Read More
Coco Crisp - OF
Coco Crisp (elbow) could return to game action on Saturday. The cortisone injection he was given Tuesday for his sore right elbow must have worked, as Crisp unexpectedly did some workouts prior to Thursday's contest and could be back...
Mar 26 3:43PM Read More
Sean Doolittle - R
Sean Doolittle (shoulder) is set to begin playing catch Friday. It will be a big step for Doolittle, who was diagnosed with a slight tear in his rotator cuff back about two months ago. If he continues to make progress, a return in early...
Mar 26 2:46PM Read More
Josh Reddick - OF
Josh Reddick (oblique) will take two rounds of batting practice Thursday. It will be his first time taking batting practice since his oblique injury. The 28-year-old has missed most of the month, so he's cutting it very close, but there's still a...
Mar 26 2:42PM Read More
Ike Davis - 1B
Ike Davis went 2-for-3 with an RBI single and a two-run home run in Wednesday's 9-9 Cactus... Davis knocked in the Athletics' first run in the first inning with a single, then hit a two-run home run to center field off of Jimmy Nelson in the third inning. The...
Mar 25 4:28PM Read More

Team Stats

Oakland Athletics Stats
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Josh Donaldson158608931553122998.255
Jed Lowrie13650259125293650.249
Coco Crisp12646368114213947.246
Brandon Moss147500701172322581.234
Adam Dunn13142949941802264.219

Joe Savery00-3004.000.00
Fernando Rodriguez101.0007009.041.00
Fernando Abad24.333690057.1511.57
Luke Gregerson55.500720372.1592.12
Eric O\'Flaherty101.000210120.0152.25
Dan Otero82.800720186.2452.28
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