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The Oakland Athletics had a promising season in 2012, but came up short big time in the playoffs. They'll look to build on it all this offseason.
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The Japanese shortstop should fit right in with the multicultural A's
Offseason MLB power rankings are out and the Athletics checked in at No. 5.
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 veteran Japanese shortstop could be an option for the A's vacant shortstop position, according to a report.
The Oakland Athletics' major concern this offseason is at shortstop and Stephen Drew is still an option to fill that role.
Billy Beane and the Oakland Athletics are looking for a shortstop like Stephen Drew or Hiroyuki Nakajima.
The Arizona Diamondbacks are looking to bolster their starting rotation by possibly adding Brandon McCarthy, who will have a normal offseason after having brain surgery.
The Athletics designated Jim Miller earlier last week to get to their 40-man roster.
After suffering an epidural hemorrhage, Brandon McCarthy will begin throwing again in December.
The Oakland Athletics added four players to their 40-man roster to protect them from the Dec. 6 Rule 5 draft.
The former Oakland A's outfielder appears headed to Boston
On Tuesday A's manager Bob Melvin was named AL Manager of the Year. He led the A's to the AL West title and their first playoff appearance since 2006.
The 50-year-old Beane rebuilt an A's team that made one of baseball's most surprising turnarounds in years, winning the American League West.
Major League Baseball recognized the A's manager for leading Oakland's inspired play into the 2012 postseason.
The Oakland Athletics' first spring training game is on Feb. 23, as they announced their 2013 spring training schedule today.
Oakland Athletics prospect James Simmons was selected to the Arizona Fall League Rising Stars contest.
Oakland Athletics right fielder Josh Reddick named as a Gold Glove winner.
Dallas Braden and Joey Devine will become free agents this offseason.
The Oakland Athletics exercised their option on closer Grant Balfour while declining their option on shortstop Stephen Drew.