Nov 11, 2014, 8:26 PM EST
Who might want a designated hitter this winter?
Sep 30, 2014, 9:06 PM EST
Derek Norris came off the bench to replace him.
Sep 17, 2014, 2:48 PM EST
This year he hit .264 with nine homers and a .767 OPS in 99 games, including 47 starts at catcher.
Sep 11, 2014, 10:15 AM EST
Earlier this week A’s catcher/designated hitter John Jaso was believed to be on the verge of returning from an August concussion, albeit in a limited bench role, but now those plans have been scrapped.
Sep 8, 2014, 10:15 AM EST
He’s hoping to come off the concussion disabled list later this week.
Aug 30, 2014, 12:01 PM EST
The A’s are calling him day-to-day.
Aug 25, 2014, 12:48 PM EST
Depth has been a major key to the A’s success this year, and it’s going to play a huge factor over the final five weeks of the regular season.
Aug 25, 2014, 9:28 AM EST
Jaso missed the playoffs last year due to a severe concussion. He’s out with brain trauma once again.
Aug 24, 2014, 5:05 PM EST
As first reported by Chris Cotillo at MLB Daily Dish, the A’s have acquired catcher Geovany Soto from the Rangers for future cash considerations.
Jul 31, 2014, 4:15 PM EST
Recapping all of Thursday’s dealings in one spot.
Jul 28, 2014, 6:32 AM EST
The Dodgers sweep their rivals in San Francisco, the Rays complain about Big Papi and I complain about Southwest Airlines messing with my kids’ vacation.
Jul 4, 2014, 11:38 PM EST
Billy Beane gets a jump on the trade market by parting with Addison Russell, Billy McKinney.
Jul 2, 2014, 7:46 PM EST
It had been almost 25 years since a pitcher had thrown a shutout without walking anyone or striking out anyone. Then Rick Porcello did it and showed what the game could look like.
Jun 30, 2014, 11:19 AM EST
The A’s reached the halfway mark of their season Sunday, and it’s tough to find too much fault with what took place over the first 81 games.
Jun 18, 2014, 2:44 PM EST
There is one lone sticker on the nameplates in the A’s locker room. It boasts the words “Clutch Norris” above Derek Norris’ stall.
Jun 9, 2014, 11:19 AM EST
The A’s had strong words for Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado after he threw his bat during an eighth-inning incident Sunday that cleared the benches at Camden Yards.
Jun 9, 2014, 6:47 AM EST
Jordan Zimmermann was on point and the Nationals have won seven of their past nine and are now tied for first place.
Jun 5, 2014, 5:03 PM EST
And Alfonso Soriano finally got a hit.
May 3, 2014, 11:55 PM EST
The back of the Athletics’ starting rotation has been unreliable, so they may deal from depth to address the situation.
Feb 9, 2014, 9:08 AM EST
A’s catcher John Jaso sat out the final two months of the 2013 regular season and the playoffs due to a severe concussion that he suffered in late July when he was struck in the mask on back-to-back nights with stray foul tips. He spoke to the Oakland media Saturday at the A’s annual FanFest…
Sep 25, 2013, 10:47 AM EST
John Jaso has been on the disabled list since July with a concussion, but the A’s catcher is playing instructional league games this week to see if returning for the playoffs is possible. However, according to Joe Stiglich of CSNBayArea.com it’s “a long shot” and if Jaso does return for the postseason he’d be used…
Aug 23, 2013, 11:48 AM EST
Undoing a trade made a year ago, the A’s have acquired Kurt Suzuki from the Nationals for pitching prospect Dakota Bacus. Amanda Comak of the Washington Times was the first with the news Thursday night. With Oakland’s No. 1 (John Jaso), No. 2 (Derek Norris) and No. 4 (Luke Montz) catchers all on the shelf,…
Aug 21, 2013, 10:47 AM EST
Twins catcher Joe Mauer was placed on the seven-day concussion disabled list yesterday after taking multiple foul tips off his mask in Monday’s game led to dizziness 24 hours later and as LaVelle E. Neal III of the Minneapolis Star Tribune notes Mauer is the fifth catcher currently on the concussion DL. Mauer joins Alex…
Aug 17, 2013, 1:05 PM EST
When the Athletics signed Hiroyuki Nakajima to a two-year, $6.5 million contract over the winter, they were hoping that he would serve as the Opening Day shortstop. However, the 31-year-old has become an afterthought in less than nine months. Paul Gutierrez of CSNBayArea.com notes that the Athletics have outrighted Nakajima to Triple-A Sacramento, thus removing…
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