Oakland A's & MLB

San Diego's Petco Park to host baseball's 2016 All-Star game

PARADISE VALLEY -- San Diego's Petco Park will host baseball's All-Star game…

A's acquire Clippard from Nationals for recent acquisition Escobar

WASHINGTON -- Infielder Yunel Escobar is heading to the Nationals, and All-Star…

Valverde agrees to minor league deal with Padres

SAN DIEGO — Reliever Jose Valverde has agreed to a minor league…

Jesse Chavez, Athletics agree to $2.15 million deal

OAKLAND -- Right-hander Jesse Chavez and the Oakland Athletics have agreed to…

New A's infielder Zobrist knows quirks of new home ballpark

OAKLAND -- Ben Zobrist needs few reminders of the quirks that come…

Team says it will stop sales of shirts with disputed logo

SAN FRANCISCO — A company that produced T-shirts for the Oakland Athletics…

Diamondbacks sign Nick Punto to minor league contract

PHOENIX — Infielder Nick Punto has agreed to a minor league contract…

Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz, Biggio elected to Hall of Fame

NEW YORK -- Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz, a trio…

A's trade catcher Norris to Padres

OAKLAND — The revamping Oakland Athletics made yet another trade of a…

A's acquire lefty De La Rosa from Arizona for cash

OAKLAND -- The Athletics have acquired left-hander Eury De La Rosa from…

Rays send Myers to Padres in big deal

SAN DIEGO -- A person with knowledge of the deal says the…

Angels get Matt Joyce from Rays for Kevin Jepsen

ANAHEIM -- The Los Angeles Angels acquired outfielder Matt Joyce from the…

Guilty plea in smuggling of Dodgers' Yasiel Puig

MIAMI -- A South Florida businessman pleaded guilty Tuesday to taking part…

Old-style swaps dominate MLB winter meetings

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Baseball's winter meetings ended with an old-style spurt…

Cherington wishes he had more talk with Lester

SAN DIEGO -- Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington says he wishes…

Things to know about the MLB winter meetings

SAN DIEGO -- Some things to know as Major League Baseball's winter…

Lester reportedly picks Cubs, gets deal for six years, $155 million

SAN DIEGO -- Pitcher Jon Lester agreed Tuesday night to a $155…

Lester tells Giants he won’t join champs

SAN DIEGO -- Jon Lester will not be staying in the Bay…

Samardzija traded to the White Sox

SAN DIEGO — The Oakland Athletics traded an All-Star for the third…

A's dealing continues, trade Moss to Indians for prospect

CLEVELAND -- The Indians addressed the need for more power in their…