| Jan 10, 2015
| 12:01 PM
The busy Oakland Athletics have acquired infielders Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar from the Tampa Bay Rays for catcher John Jaso and two minor leaguers.
The teams announced the trade Saturday. Tampa Bay also got infielder Daniel Robertson, outfielder...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 8:26 PM
The Oakland Athletics traded All-Star third baseman Josh Donaldson to the Toronto Blue Jays in a five-player deal Friday night.
"I'm so shocked," Donaldson told the San Francisco Chronicle. "I just got off the phone with (Oakland general manager) ...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 5:16 PM
The White Sox's interest in Oakland starter Jeff Samardzija is real, but whether they would deal two or three of their top prospects to the A's remains to be seen.
The Samardzija rumors began almost seconds after the A's dealt third baseman Josh...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Derek Jeter will be in the spotlight for perhaps the final time when he starts at shortstop for the American League in the All-Star Game.
The New York Yankees captain, who is retiring following the season, heads the AL squad for the July 17 game in...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 8:13 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Right-hander Jeff Samardzija was pitching in the first inning of his Oakland A's debut Sunday, and things weren't going as planned.
Samardzija gave up one-out singles to Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Munenori Kawasaki and left...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 8:58 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Yoenis Cespedes successfully defended his All-Star Home Run Derby title Monday night at Target Field.
Cespedes, representing the American League, beat Cincinnati Reds third baseman Todd Frazier 9-1 in the final round. A year ago, the...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 9:31 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- On July 21, it seemed the Kansas City Royals were doomed to sit out the playoffs for the 29th consecutive year. They had lost four straight, were eight games behind the Detroit Tigers and two games below .500.
How things have changed...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 5:42 PM
The rosters for the Home Run Derby are set.
Colorado Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau was added to the National League team and Oakland Athletics third baseman Josh Donaldson was selected to complete the American League lineup on Thursday....
| Sep 16, 2014
| 10:05 PM
The question of whether Kyle Schwarber will wind up as a regular an everyday catcher in the major leagues is one the Cubs don't have to answer for a while.
But it's one everyone keeps asking, especially after Schwarber proved what he can do...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 11:06 AM
El mercado de agentes libres y de cambios de las Grandes Ligas apenas está calentando, pero varios equipos de forma agresiva han comenzado a realizar movimientos con miras a la próxima temporada.
Los Medias Rojas de Boston, que se convirtieron en el...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 4:34 AM
The Orioles haven’t given up on re-signing right fielder Nick Markakis, or as executive vice president Dan Duquette puts it: “We’re still working on it. It’s in process for the Orioles.”
But there’s no question now...