Some observers think Sonny Gray might remind A's fans of Tim Hudson and Huston Street. Others see him as a Roy Oswalt-type of hurler. No matter what, he was the guy the A's had in their sights all along.
Adam Rosales, out all season with a fractured right foot, was recalled from Sacramento Monday. Kevin Kouzmanoff, the Opening Day third baseman, was sent down after struggling in the field and at the plate.
The A's fell to the Red Sox 6-3 in Boston Sunday, losing their sixth straight to drop seven games out of first in the AL West. A's Insider Paul Gutierrez takes you through a testy game with an in-depth photo gallery.
A few observations from the A's come-from-ahead 8-6 loss to the Boston Red Sox Friday night at Fenway Park.
Right-hander Grant Balfour was placed on the A's paternity list Friday, prompting the recall of right-hander Fautino De Los Santos from Triple-A Sacramento.
Billy Beane's reminder to Kurt Suzuki to avoid home plate collisions was about Suzuki, and not necessarily an A's system-wide dictum.
The bought-and-paid-for Yankee lineup gave Trevor Cahill a rude awakening on Monday. But the A's young ace, and his manger, brush it off as another learning experience in the evolution of a stud starter.
Thirty-eight year-old Yankees starter Bartolo Colon pitched as though it was his Cy Young Award season of 2005. In hitting 95 mph on his 103rd and final pitch, Colon threw his first complete-game shutout since July 5, 2006.
Yes, the Purcey-for-Sizemore deal is about getting the bullpen ready for Bailey.
Two-time all-star closer Andrew Bailey will pitch again Friday for triple-A Sacramento -- it will be his fourth appearance for the River Cats -- and could re-join the A's soon. Very soon.
A's catcher Kurt Suzuki has seen the replays of the vicious collision at home plate between Florida's Scott Cousins and Giants catcher Buster Posey Wednesday night.
Owner Lew Wolff assures communication is not an issue in the Oakland clubhouse. But as our A's Insider explains, image is, and will be while Bob Geren is the manager.
A day after the Brian Fuentes-Bob Geren dustup, a 6-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels to end a season-high six-game losing streak covered up a few of the warts.
Coming into Tuesday night's game, David DeJesus was batting a sickly .111 in his career against Dan Haren, going two for 18 with five strikeouts. So who was the guy muscling up for the Athletics against the Angels?