Oakland A's & MLB

Pitcher Chad Gaudin agrees to minor league deal with Dodgers

GLENDALE — Right-hander Chad Gaudin has agreed to a minor league contract…

Trout has much room for improvement despite AL MVP award

TEMPE — Mike Trout knows he has a lot to work on…

A's players might want nametags for first full workout

MESA — The Oakland Athletics might want to use nametags for the…

California bill would ban chewing tobacco at baseball parks

SACRAMENTO — Anti-smoking advocates are hoping to strike out chewing tobacco at…

A-Rod back early with Yanks, still avoiding PED specifics

TAMPA — Alex Rodriguez reported to the New York Yankees three days…

Oakland's Parker, Griffin looking ahead to June, not April

MESA — Two of the pitchers at spring training with the Oakland…

36 years later, Oakland Athletics back at HoHoKam

MESA — Thirty-six years later, the Oakland Athletics are back at HoHoKam…

A-Rod gives apology but no explanation ahead of return

NEW YORK — It appears the only place Alex Rodriguez might detail…

Dodgers closer Jansen has foot surgery, out 8-12 weeks

LOS ANGELES — Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen has undergone surgery to remove…

Former owner of MLB steroid clinic sentenced to 4 years

MIAMI — The former owner of a Florida medical clinic who posed…

Ex-Giant Zito agrees to minor-league deal with A's

Barry Zito is back in baseball — and he is staying in…

Offseason overhaul leaves A’s with unfamiliar faces

Reporting dates: Pitchers and catchers, Thursday. Position players: Feb. 24. First full-squad…

James Shields and Padres finalize $75 million, 4-year deal

SAN DIEGO — The Padres have finalized a $75 million, four-year contract…

James Shields and Padres agree to $75 million, 4-year deal

SAN DIEGO — Right-hander James Shields, who helped Kansas City reach the…

New-look A's play meet and greet at FanFest to learn faces

OAKLAND — Last one on the team bus from hotel to the…

Last swing in court by San Jose to get Oakland A's to city

SAN JOSE — The San Jose City Council wants the U.S. Supreme…

Angels slugger Josh Hamilton will have shoulder surgery

ANAHEIM — Los Angeles Angels slugger Josh Hamilton could be out for…

Manfred hopeful of A's getting new ballpark in Oakland

NEW YORK -- New baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred is optimistic the Athletics…

Rodriguez getting hitting advice from Bonds, Martinez

NEW YORK — Alex Rodriguez is getting hitting tips from Barry Bonds…

Appeals court rejects San Jose's antitrust lawsuit against MLB

The city of San Jose lost a bid to a federal appeals…