Billy Beane


OAKLAND – With the July 31 trade deadline roughly one month away, speculation builds over which direction the A’s might go.


OAKLAND -– The A’s held their first Pride Night on Wednesday, and the organization received a thumbs-up for its efforts to recognize and support the LGBT community.


SAN DIEGO – Derek Norris enjoyed seeing his former teammates Monday, but the Padres catcher landed on his feet nicely after the A’s dealt him to San Diego in December.


The A’s are just past the one-third mark of their season, and it’s a tricky time for forecasting.


SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – It’s a natural that former major league outfielder Billy Bean would get confused with A’s general manager Billy Beane.