Baseball executives from around the league feel the two Bay Area teams are amongst the best in the game right now.
The Oakland A's have traded outfielder Collin Cowgill to the New York Mets for minor-league third baseman Jefry Marte, according to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle.
The Oakland A's Community Fund helps the team raise funds and awareness for worth causes, and recently pitchers Ryan Cook and Sean Doolittle were helping raise money, entertain kids and get the word out.
Twelve days after trading a player to be named later to the Red Sox for right-hander Sandy Rosario, the A's lost Rosario when he was claimed by Boston on Monday.
McCarthy is one of the more liked players around baseball. He signed with the Diamondbacks on Friday.
The Athletics are looking to bring back Stephen Drew after the shortstop provided some solid production following his mid-season acquisition.
The Athletics are still evaluating their options in the hunt for a shortstop and don't expect to have a deal in place by the end of the Winter Meetings.
Miami shortstop Yunel Escobar, a reported A's target, is on his way to Tampa Bay. Stephen Drew continues to be a possibility for Oakland at shortstop next season.
The Oakland A's might be interested in veteran Japanese shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima, according to a report.
The Oakland Athletics are in the market for a shortstop and will try to bring back Stephen Drew at a reasonable price.