Oakland A's & MLB

As Lester waits, A's may be poised to deal Samardzija

SAN DIEGO -- As players and teams waited for Jon Lester to…

Former A's pitcher Hammel returns to Cubs

SAN DIEGO -- Pitcher Jason Hammel agreed to a $20 million, two-year…

Baseball meetings to open with stress on offense

SAN DIEGO -- When baseball officials last gathered in San Diego for…

MLB umpire Dale Scott comes out as gay

NEW YORK -- Major League Baseball umpire Dale Scott says he is…

New A’s 3B Lawrie ready to stay healthy

More than worrying about the daunting task of trying to replace All-Star…

A's acquire Ike Davis from Pirates

OAKLAND -- The Oakland Athletics filled their second key position in five…

Butler and A’s finalize $30 million, three-year deal

Billy Butler came so close to winning it all with Kansas City…

A's reportedly have deal with ex-Royal Butler

OAKLAND -- Free agent designated hitter Billy Butler and the Oakland Athletics…

Clayton Kershaw, Mike Trout win MVP awards

For once, Clayton Kershaw was glad to see a long shutout streak…

Dodgers' Kershaw, Indians' Kluber win Cy Youngs

NEW YORK -- Cleveland's Corey Kluber won the AL Cy Young Award,…

Mets' deGrom, White Sox's Abreu named top rookies

NEW YORK -- Jose Abreu and Jacob deGrom were far from the…

Royals’ season ends 90 feet short in World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The roars from the field had died away.…

Ex-A's slugger Canseco accidentally shoots self in hand

LAS VEGAS -- Former major league slugger Jose Canseco is recovering after…

Royals complete sweep of Orioles, advance to World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Crown these Royals the American League champions. After…

Diamondbacks hire A’s bench coach Hale as new manager

PHOENIX -- Chip Hale spent 10 seasons in the Arizona Diamondbacks' organization,…

Dodgers hire Rays' Friedman to lead front office

LOS ANGELES -- Fresh off another early playoff exit, the Los Angeles…

Homegrown talent keys Cardinals to another NLCS appearance

ST. LOUIS -- Changing cast, same old hit show for the St.…

Dodgers bench Puig for Game 4

ST. LOUIS -- Slumping All-Star Yasiel Puig was benched by the Los…

Wong's homer gives Cardinals 2-1 NLDS lead over Dodgers

ST. LOUIS -- John Lackey was just as advertised for the St.…

Cruz, Orioles beat Tigers 2-1 for ALDS sweep

DETROIT -- A runaway title in a division of behemoths, then an…