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Kyler Murray readies to take batting practice at the Oakland Coliseum on June 16, 2018, after being taken No. 9 overall by the Oakland Athletics in the 2018 Major League Baseball Draft. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Oakland A’s top draft pick, Heisman-winning quarterback Kyler Murray, declares for NFL Draft

The Oakland Athletics’ top draft pick, Kyler Murray, has officially declared for…

 

Oakland Athletics' DH Khris Davis connects on a fly ball against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics avoid arbitration with five players, including Khris Davis

A day after signing left-handed reliever Ryan Buchter to a one-year contract,…

 

Oakland Athletics president Dave Kaval and Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf unveil new plans for the Oakland Athletics' stadium at Howard Terminal on Nov. 27, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Kolsky: Bay Area sports teams make New Years resolutions

As a bi-weekly columnist for a local newspaper, I am imbued with…

 

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Mike Fiers delivers a pitch. (Courtesy: Oakland Athletics)

Oakland Athletics officially re-sign Mike Fiers, look ahead to Luzardo, Manaea

The Oakland Athletics officially announced on Monday that they had re-signed late-season…

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Mike Fiers delivers a pitch. (Courtesy: Oakland Athletics)
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Mike Fiers delivers a pitch. (Courtesy: Oakland Athletics)

Oakland Athletics reportedly close on a deal to bring Mike Fiers back to starting rotation

Having taken care of their second base vacancy by trading for Jurickson…

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Mike Fiers delivers a pitch. (Courtesy: Oakland Athletics)
Oakland Athletics reliever Joakim Soria. (Courtesy / Oakland Athletics)

Bernstein: Oakland A’s not done with pitching staff after Joakim Soria acquisition

As the Oakland A’s kept adding to their relief corps last summer…

Oakland Athletics reliever Joakim Soria. (Courtesy / Oakland Athletics)
Oakland A's manager Bob Melvin (left), executive vice president of baseball operations Billy Beane (middle) and general manager David Forst (right) announce their contract extensions on Oct. 29, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics acquire INF Jurickson Profar, RP Joakim Soria in flurry of moves

The Oakland Athletics have acquired middle infielder Jurickson Profar from the Texas…

Oakland A's manager Bob Melvin (left), executive vice president of baseball operations Billy Beane (middle) and general manager David Forst (right) announce their contract extensions on Oct. 29, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics' Matt Chapman follows through on a swing against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics third baseman Matt Chapman undergoes successful shoulder surgery

The Oakland Athletics have announced that Gold Glove third baseman Matt Chapman…

Oakland Athletics' Matt Chapman follows through on a swing against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics' Matt Chapman and Khris Davis congratulate Stephen Piscotty after hitting a three-run homer against the Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Coliseum on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Bernstein: Can Oakland A’s keep promising roster and contend by the time new park opens?

Oakland A’s executives have claimed they will try to keep the team…

Oakland Athletics' Matt Chapman and Khris Davis congratulate Stephen Piscotty after hitting a three-run homer against the Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Coliseum on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics president Dave Kaval and Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf discuss plans for the new ballpark at Howard Terminal. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics president Dave Kaval and Oakland mayor Libby Schaaf discuss plans for the new ballpark at Howard Terminal. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
A rendering of the Oakland Athletics' proposed stadium at Howard Terminal. (Courtesy Bjarke Ingels Group)

Oakland Athletics release plans to build new stadium at Howard Terminal and redevelop Coliseum site

The Oakland Athletics and president Dave Kaval have officially announced their intentions…

A rendering of the Oakland Athletics' proposed stadium at Howard Terminal. (Courtesy Bjarke Ingels Group)
Billy Beane (left) and Bob Melvin review the 2018 Oakland Athletics season  on Oct. 5, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics finalize 40-man roster ahead of Rule 5 eligibility deadline

The Oakland Athletics finalized their 40-man roster on Tuesday, in advance of…

Billy Beane (left) and Bob Melvin review the 2018 Oakland Athletics season  on Oct. 5, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics' manager Bob Melvin watches the game in the dugout against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin wins BBWAA Manager of the Year

The Baseball Writers Association of America has announced its American League Manager…

Oakland Athletics' manager Bob Melvin watches the game in the dugout against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Matt Chapman, seen here in August of 2017, is the best defender in the American League. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Matt Chapman wins AL Platinum Glove Award from Rawlings

If there were there any doubt as to who the best defender…

Matt Chapman, seen here in August of 2017, is the best defender in the American League. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics first baseman Matt Olson readies to dive to first to put out a runner after fielding a ground ball against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Matt Olson wins first Oakland Athletics Gold Glove since 2012

For the first time since 2012, the Oakland Athletics have a Gold…

Oakland Athletics first baseman Matt Olson readies to dive to first to put out a runner after fielding a ground ball against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics third baseman Matt Chapman chases down Seattle's Mitch Haniger in a rundown during the first inning against the Mariners at Oakland Coliseum on Thursday, August 30, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics third baseman Matt Chapman wins first Gold Glove Award

For the first time since Eric Chavez, the Oakland Athletics have a…

Oakland Athletics third baseman Matt Chapman chases down Seattle's Mitch Haniger in a rundown during the first inning against the Mariners at Oakland Coliseum on Thursday, August 30, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics reliever Fernando Rodney. (Courtesy / Oakland Athletics)

Oakland Athletics pick up $4.25m option on Fernando Rodney

The Oakland Athletics had one of the best bullpens in baseball last…

Oakland Athletics reliever Fernando Rodney. (Courtesy / Oakland Athletics)
Oakland A's manager Bob Melvin (left), executive vice president of baseball operations Billy Beane (middle) and general manager David Forst (right) announce their contract extensions on Oct. 29, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Billy Beane, Bob Melvin, David Forst extensions announced, along with an increase in payroll for Oakland Athletics

OAKLAND -- In the midst of 2015, Marcus Semien's first season with…

Oakland A's manager Bob Melvin (left), executive vice president of baseball operations Billy Beane (middle) and general manager David Forst (right) announce their contract extensions on Oct. 29, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Billy Beane (left) and Bob Melvin review the 2018 Oakland Athletics season  on Oct. 5, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Billy Beane, David Forst, Bob Melvin officially receive extensions from Athletics

Updated at 3:45 p.m. With the three principles of the Oakland Athletics'…

Billy Beane (left) and Bob Melvin review the 2018 Oakland Athletics season  on Oct. 5, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics third baseman Matt Chapman chases down Seattle's Mitch Haniger in a rundown during the first inning against the Mariners at Oakland Coliseum on Thursday, August 30, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland A’s Matt Chapman undergoes thumb surgery

On Thursday, the Oakland Athletics announced that third baseman Matt Chapman had…

Oakland Athletics third baseman Matt Chapman chases down Seattle's Mitch Haniger in a rundown during the first inning against the Mariners at Oakland Coliseum on Thursday, August 30, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)