Editor's note: The above video is from Billy Beane's media availability on Oct. 5.
The A’s officially announced the signing of left-hander Rich Hill on Friday.
To clear a spot on the 40-man roster, they designated pitcher A.J. Griffin for assignment.
The A’s dropped reliever Fernando Abad and outfielder Craig Gentry from their 40-man roster Friday, on a day major league teams faced a deadline to protect some of their better prospects.
It's no secret that San Francisco is in the market for some pitching help this offseason.
The jolt hit him heavy last November, and it took Josh Donaldson a couple weeks to grasp the reality that the A’s had actually traded him.