Marcus Semien is looking to take advantage of the opportunity at shortstop for the Athletics, but knows he has much to prove.
The A's are set to experience the new pace-of-play rules on Tuesday and a certain reliever is concerned about making the necessary changes.
The A's have the dubious honor of facing World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner in their first spring exhibition, and Bob Melvin has his lineup set.


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Athletics - Team News
Jarrod Parker - S
Jarrod Parker (elbow) threw all of his pitches in a bullpen session on Tuesday. Parker underwent Tommy John surgery for the second time in his career in March last year. The 26-year-old should be expected back around midseason. Parker owns a career 3.68...
Mar 3 8:52AM Read More
Sean Doolittle - R
Sean Doolittle was encouraged by strength tests on his left shoulder Saturday. Doolittle still isn't cleared to begin throwing, but the encouraging results could open the door for him to start throwing in the next week or two. The southpaw likely won't...
Feb 28 6:32PM Read More
Coco Crisp - OF
Coco Crisp has been sidelined early in Athletics camp as he's dealing with a case of pink eye. Crisp experienced the same issue during the 2012 season where he was forced to miss more than a week of action. While it won't impact his availability for the start of the...
Feb 28 10:20AM Read More
Brad Mills - S
Athletics manager Bob Melvin announced Saturday that Brad Mills will start Tuesday's spring... Jesse Chavez will make his first start on Wednesday while veteran southpaw Barry Zito will start on Thursday. All three hurlers are looking to compete for one of the final...
Feb 28 9:44AM Read More
A.J. Griffin - S
Athletics placed RHP A.J. Griffin on the 60-day disabled list. The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for Alex Hassan. Griffin will be out until around midseason as he works his way back from Tommy John surgery.
Feb 27 12:39PM Read More
Alex Hassan - OF
Athletics claimed OF Alex Hassan off waivers from the Orioles. It's the second time this offseason that they've claimed him. Hassan batted .287/.378/.426 with eight homers at Triple-A with the Red Sox last season and got a cup of coffee...
Feb 27 12:37PM Read More
Taylor Thompson - R
Athletics placed RHP Taylor Thompson on the 60-day disabled list with a right shoulder strain. The move clears a 40-man roster spot for reliever Chad Smith, who was claimed off waivers from the Tigers on Thursday afternoon. Thompson injured his shoulder shortly after...
Feb 26 11:45AM Read More
Chad Smith - R
Athletics claimed RHP Chad Smith off waivers from the Tigers. Smith was designated for assignment by Detroit earlier this week to clear a 40-man roster spot for Joba Chamberlain. Smith, 25, had a 5.40 ERA in 11 2/3 innings last season...
Feb 26 10:20AM Read More
Mark Canha - 1B
Athletics manager Bob Melvin told reporters Thursday morning that Mark Canha is currently ahead... Canha was acquired from the Rockies back in mid-December after Colorado selected him from the Miami in the Rule 5 Draft. The 26-year-old first baseman hit .303/.384/.505...
Feb 26 9:28AM Read More
Taylor Thompson - R
A's manager Bob Melvin told reporters Thursday that Taylor Thompson (shoulder) probably won't... Which obviously puts him out of the running for an Opening Day bullpen job. Thompson was claimed off waivers from the White Sox in November after posting an impressive 2.14...
Feb 26 9:24AM Read More
Alex Hassan - OF
Orioles designated OF Alex Hassan for assignment. The move clears a spot for the newly-signed Everth Cabrera on the 40-man roster. Hassan has already bounced from the Red Sox to the A's to the Orioles this offseason and he...
Feb 25 6:09AM Read More
Sean Nolin - R
Sean Nolin (hernia) is currently throwing from a distance of 180 feet. Nolin had offseason hernia surgery and is still feeling some tenderness, so the A's are backing off a bit. The 24-year-old hoped to be in the mix for a rotation spot this...
Feb 24 7:53AM Read More
Chad Smith - R
Tigers designated RHP Chad Smith for assignment. The move clears a spot for Joba Chamberlain on the 40-man roster. Smith, 25, made 10 appearances with the Tigers last season and posted a 3.45 ERA and 40/11 K/BB ratio over...
Feb 24 5:38AM Read More
Taylor Thompson - R
Taylor Thompson is not quite ready to throw off a mound due to a sore right shoulder. He'll need at least one more flat ground throwing session before being allowed to throw from the bump. A waiver claim from the White Sox back in November, Thompson will try...
Feb 22 9:36AM Read More
Stephen Vogt - 1B
Athletics manager Bob Melvin said Friday that Stephen Vogt (foot) won't catch at the beginning... That's been the anticipation. Vogt also will not play first base or the outfield at all during spring training as he works his way back from foot surgery. However, the A's...
Feb 20 9:30AM Read More

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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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