It's been six years since Bud Selig formed a committee to investigate a potential A's move to San Jose. The results are worse than desultory.
The A's haven't had to go to the arbitration table with a player since 2005, but they are expected to have hearings with two players in February.
Tommy Milone struggled after being traded from the A's to the Twins in July, and a benign tumor in his neck may have been part of the reason why.


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Athletics - Team News
Joe Blanton - S
According to Tim Dierkes of MLB Trade Rumors, Joe Blanton will hold an open workout and throw a... Blanton left the Athletics' Triple-A team after two outings last season, which led to reports about retirement, but he has been on a normal throwing program this winter and...
Jan 28 8:20AM Read More
Fernando Abad - R
Athletics and LHP Fernando Abad avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $1.0875 million... It's a nice raise for the 29-year-old hurler who will more than double his salary from a season ago. He's coming off a fantastic 2014 campaign where he compiled a 1.57 ERA,...
Jan 23 6:20PM Read More
Sean Doolittle - R
The Athletics announced Friday that Sean Doolittle is dealing with a slight tear in his rotator... The hard-throwing southpaw had a PRP injection in an attempt to alleviate the issue and at the moment isn't expected to be ready for the start of the regular season. The...
Jan 23 4:43PM Read More
Eric Sogard - 2B
Athletics and INF Eric Sogard avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $1.075 million... It's a bit under the midpoint of figures exchanged last week. Sogard is a career .235/.296/.317 hitter but has a solid glove and should break camp as a backup infielder.
Jan 23 1:37PM Read More
Jarrod Parker - S
Jarrod Parker requested $1.7 million and was offered $850,000 from the Athletics when... projects Parker to earn $900,000 which is very close to the figure that the A's are offering. He missed the entire 2014 season after undergoing Tommy John...
Jan 16 9:47PM Read More
Tyler Clippard - R
Tyler Clippard requested $8.85 million and was offered $7.775 million from the Athletics when... Clippard, who was acquired from the Nationals on Wednesday, was projected by to earn $9.3 million in the arbitration process. He has established himself...
Jan 16 8:08PM Read More
Fernando Abad - R
Fernando Abad requested $1.225 million and was offered $850,000 from the Athletics when... The 29-year-old southpaw did a terrific job out of the A's bullpen in 2014, compiling a 1.57 ERA, 0.86 WHIP and 51/15 K/BB ratio over 57 1/3 inning.
Jan 16 7:30PM Read More
Eric Sogard - 2B
Eric Sogard requested $1.425 million and was offered $900,000 from the Athletics when... The 28-year-old is arbitration-eligible for the first time and stands to earn a nice raise over the $510,000 that he took home in 2014. He's expected to reprise his role as...
Jan 16 7:27PM Read More
Andy Parrino - SS
Athletics sent INF Andy Parrino outright to Triple-A Sacramento. Parrino was designated for assignment last week, but he's cleared waivers and will remain in the organization. He'll serve as infield depth.
Jan 16 11:59AM Read More
Sam Fuld - OF
Athletics and OF Sam Fuld avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year $1.75 million contract. The deal also includes incentives. Fuld batted .239/.321/.342 with 21 steals for the A's and Twins last season and could see a good amount of playing time in left field in...
Jan 16 11:48AM Read More
Brett Lawrie - 3B
Athletics and 3B Brett Lawrie avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $1.925 million... Lawrie arrived in Oakland via trade from the Blue Jays in November after batting .247/.301/.421 with 12 long balls and 38 RBI in just 70 games in 2014. He remains an injury...
Jan 16 11:46AM Read More
Ryan Cook - R
Athletics and RHP Ryan Cook avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $1.4 million... The deal also includes incentives that can push the deal up higher. Cook held a 3.42 ERA over 54 appearances last season while striking out a batter per frame. He'll help...
Jan 16 11:45AM Read More
Josh Reddick - OF
Athletics and OF Josh Reddick avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $4.1 million... Reddick, who was arbitration-eligible for a second time this offseason, batted .264/.316/.446 overall last season but did finish strong. He'll hit in the middle of the...
Jan 16 10:31AM Read More
Craig Gentry - OF
Athletics and OF Craig Gentry avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $1.6 million... Gentry was arbitration-eligible for the second time. The speedy outfielder was limited to just 94 games last season due to injury but still managed to steal 20 bases. He...
Jan 15 7:06PM Read More
Tyler Clippard - R
Athletics acquired RHP Tyler Clippard from the Nationals for Yunel Escobar. Clippard was stellar as a high-leverage reliever for the Nationals, and he'll be in contention for the closer role with the A's. The 29-year-old is in his final year of...
Jan 14 5:44PM 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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