Oakland Athletics: Can Michael Choice Play His Way Into More Prominent Role?

Michael Choice

As first reported by the Twitter feed of the Oakland Athletics, top prospect Michael Choice is set to make his MLB debut: The #Athletics lineup for today’s game against the #Rangers. @VinnyChoice to make his MLB debut. pic.twitter.com/KJFcuAHMPn — Oakland […]

Oakland Athletics: Grading Alberto Callaspo For Grant Green Deal

Alberto Callaspo

Quietly, the addition of utility infielder Alberto Callaspo has proven to be yet another shrewd move by Billy Beane, GM of the Oakland Athletics. The team acquired the switch-hitting infielder on Jul. 30 from the Los Angles Angles in exchange […]

MLB Needs to Reconsider Its Definition of “Suspensions”

Nelson Cruz Suspened?

The funny thing about Nelson Cruz‘s 50-game suspension is that he’ll actually be playing, and wearing a Texas Rangers uniform during it. Back on August 5, MLB banished the Texas slugger for 50 games for using performance-enhancing drugs during the winter of 2011-12. Cruz recently […]

Oakland Athletics: Which Arizona Fall League Prospects Will Reach Big Leagues First?

Addison Russell Arizona Fall League

Addison Russell, who is the Oakland Athletics‘ No. 1 prospect, leads a group of talented Oakland farmhands headed to the desert to take part in the Arizona Fall League. The League lasts from early October to mid November, and 60 percent […]

Oakland Athletics: What to Expect in Return of Bartolo Colon

Bartolo Colon

After the Oakland Athletics took the first three games of the series, Bartolo Colon is slated to be activated from the DL and pitch the final game against the Detroit Tigers. The 40-year-old Colon will be gunning for his 15th win […]

Oakland Athletics: What Happened to Dallas Braden?

Dallas Braden

On Mother’s Day in 2010, Dallas Braden tossed a perfect game against the Tampa Bay Rays. That afternoon at the O.Co Coliseum, the lefty was serving up changeups at 69 mph as he struck out six, and let his defense […]

Oakland Athletics: Brandon Moss Continues to Destroy Righties

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In the fifth inning, Brandon Moss connected on an opposite field home run off Justin Verlander to give the Oakland Athletics a 5-3 lead on the way to a rain-shortened 6-3 win over the the Detroit Tigers. The home run […]

Oakland Athletics: September Call-ups Who Can Help With Playoff Push

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Oakland Athletics: Sonny Gray Will be Fine Despite Poor Outing

Sonny Gray

Sonny Gray (1-2, 3.18 ERA) took the loss on Sunday against the Baltimore Orioles as the Oakland Athletics fell 10-3 in one of their heaviest defeats of the season. The rookie right-hander, who has impressed in his brief MLB career, […]

Oakland Athletics: Justin Morneau Would be Ideal Addition to Lineup

Justin Morneau

Last week Justin Morneau told Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports that he doesn’t expect to be traded away from the Minnesota Twins. The first baseman, who won the AL MVP back in 2006, noted that on contending teams “there’s […]

Oakland Athletics: Where Are Minor League Reinforcements?

Daric Barton Returns Again

Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle has reported that Daric Barton is likely to replace Josh Reddick on the roster for the Oakland Athletics. It’s still unclear if the right fielder, who left the team’s loss to the Baltimore […]

Oakland Athletics Should Bring Back Dan Haren

Dan Haren

The Oakland Athletics just reacquired Kurt Suzuki from the Washington Nationals, and it might be time to deal for another former Athletics player who is currently playing for the Nationals. Dan Haren, who won 43 games over a three-year run […]