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  1. A’s announce Coco Crisp is moving to left field

    Mar 4, 2015, 11:47 AM EDT

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    The move leaves Craig Gentry and Sam Fuld to platoon in center field.

  2. Rays name Alex Cobb as Opening Day starter

    Mar 4, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT

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    Now that David Price is out of the picture the Rays need a new Opening Day starter.

  3. Josh Reddick gave up his number to Billy Butler for an X-Box

    Mar 2, 2015, 5:12 PM EDT

    Oakland Athletics v Toronto Blue Jays

    Seems a bit light as far as these things go.

  4. Coco Crisp is dealing with a case of pinkeye again

    Feb 28, 2015, 5:28 PM EDT

    Coco Crisp AP

    Athletics outfielder Coco Crisp missed more than a week down the stretch in 2012 due to pinkeye and now he’s dealing with it again.

  5. Athletics claim Alex Hassan off waivers from the Orioles

    Feb 27, 2015, 7:10 PM EDT

    Alex Hassan

    For the second time this offseason, the Athletics have claimed Alex Hassan off waivers.

  6. Royals are only looking at Joe Blanton as a reliever

    Feb 27, 2015, 10:47 AM EDT

    Joe Blanton

    “The only way he is really going to help us is in the bullpen.”

  7. Ike Davis is still mad at the Mets for saying that he partied too hard

    Feb 26, 2015, 12:30 PM EDT

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    It’s been two and a half years, but it still leaves a “dirty taste” in his mouth.

  8. Joe Blanton is in The Best Shape of His Life

    Feb 24, 2015, 9:25 AM EDT

    Joe Blanton

    After sitting out 2014, a slimmed-down Blanton is back.

  9. Gregg Zaun apologizes, but not really, for pro-hazing comments

    Feb 22, 2015, 6:36 PM EDT

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    Gregg Zaun didn’t really back down from the pro-hazing comments he made recently.

  10. Players go 6-for-14 in arbitration hearings

    Feb 21, 2015, 9:45 PM EDT

    Josh Donaldson

    As usual, teams in general won at a slightly better rate than players in arbitration hearings. 2014 saw the most arbitration hearings since 2001.

  11. Adam Ottavino credits FanGraphs for change in approach

    Feb 13, 2015, 8:48 PM EDT

    Adam Ottavino

    Adam Ottavino is one of a growing number of pitchers who rely on Sabermetric analysis sites like FanGraphs to make adjustments.

  12. Joe Blanton is making a comeback with the Royals

    Feb 13, 2015, 11:19 AM EDT

    Joe Blanton

    Blanton held an open workout for interested teams earlier this month.

  13. A’s avoid arbitration with reliever Tyler Clippard

    Feb 11, 2015, 6:15 PM EDT

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    As first reported by MLB.com’s Jane Lee, the A’s have avoided arbitration with reliever Tyler Clippard by agreeing to a one-year, $8.3 million deal.

  14. Ike Davis says he still had valley fever symptoms last year

    Feb 10, 2015, 9:03 AM EDT

    ike davis getty

    The disease has dogged him for three years now.

  15. Athletics hoping to get Jarrod Parker and A.J. Griffin back in June

    Feb 8, 2015, 10:30 PM EDT

    Jarrod Parker

    Despite losing Jeff Samardzija, Jon Lester, and Jason Hammel, the Athletics do not have a deficit of starting pitching, and they figure to get two more back from the disabled list in June.

  16. Sean Doolittle not expected to miss much time at the beginning of the season

    Feb 8, 2015, 9:35 PM EDT

    Sean Doolittle

    Sean Doolittle has a “slight” tear of his rotator cuff, but isn’t expected to miss much time in April.

  17. Athletics win arbitration hearing against Jarrod Parker

    Feb 7, 2015, 11:41 AM EDT

    Jarrod Parker AP

    Parker, 26, missed the entire 2014 season after undergoing the second Tommy John surgery of his career.

  18. Billy Butler takes some hacks in Athletics gold. And looks weird.

    Feb 6, 2015, 7:41 AM EDT

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    We’ve gotten used to this look from Butler. His new look? Not so much.

  19. Jeff Samardzija would consider an extension with the White Sox

    Feb 1, 2015, 7:15 PM EDT

    Jeff Samardzija

    Jeff Samardzija wants to see “how it is” with the White Sox for half a season, but might consider a contract extension before the 2015 season is over.

  20. Tommy Milone had a benign tumor removed from his neck

    Jan 24, 2015, 10:40 PM EDT

    Tommy Milone

    Tommy Milone underwent neck surgery in December to remove a benign tumor, but he was able to resume throwing just over two weeks later.

  21. Athletics and Fernando Abad avoid arbitration with one-year deal

    Jan 24, 2015, 12:05 PM EDT

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    Abad, 29, posted an excellent 1.57 ERA and 51/15 K/BB ratio across 57 1/3 innings out of Oakland’s bullpen in 2014.

  22. Sean Doolittle has a “slight” rotator cuff tear, won’t be ready for Opening Day

    Jan 23, 2015, 6:50 PM EDT

    Sean Doolittle

    Athletics’ closer Sean Doolittle isn’t expected to be ready for Opening Day due to a shoulder injury.

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