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Oakland Athletics ace Sonny Gray has been cleared to resume throwing after visiting a specialist about his lat strain.
Manaea is primed for a big 2017 after a strong second half last season.
Oakland Athletics outfielder Jake Smolinski had an arthroscopic procedure Thursday on his right shoulder to repair his labrum and will be in a sling for the next four weeks.
An opt-out clause in his contract could make Alejandro De Aza the favorite to earn the final outfield spot on the A's roster.
Khris Davis has been pretty good in the clutch in his career, despite some unfortunate strike-zone indicators.
After the Athletics' Twitter account hurled an unprompted insult at a Mariners tweet, some creative online banter ensued between the two teams.
Non-roster invitee Ross Detwiler is making his case for a spot in the Oakland bullpen.
Gray's stock couldn't have been higher after 2015, but last year's disastrous season and his injury this spring have his value approaching rock bottom.
Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin has left spring training to tend to a personal matter. Bench coach Mark Kotsay will manage the A's during Melvin's absence.
A chat with Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto follows Buster Olney's discussion with Karl Ravech and Justin Havens about Sonny Gray's health, X factors in each division and more. Plus, Doug Glanville lends perspective on Tim Tebow and rules changes.
Oakland Athletics ace Sonny Gray will begin the season on the disabled list with a lat strain and has been shut down from throwing for the next three weeks.
Eric Karabell ESPN Senior Writer
A's RHP Sonny Gray likely to start season on DL with lat strain. Few in fantasy world were viewing him as top-60 starter. Hard to invest at all now in standard.
Oakland is projected to finish dead-last in Defensive Runs Saved by a wide margin. Can new additions Trevor Plouffe and Rajai Davis shore things up?
Oakland A's ace Sonny Gray won't pitch in the WBC because he was denied insurance coverage for the event. The company that insures players cited Gray's lack of innings after his August DL return.
A's manager Bob Melvin is hopeful that right-handed reliever Santiago Casilla, delayed by a visa issue, will be back with the team any day.
Nick Swisher is terrified of sharks. So, what better way to make the big announcement of his retirement than by swimming with the thousand-pound predators.
Nick Swisher has officially retired from baseball after a 12-year major league playing career that included a World Series title with the Yankees.
Manager Bob Melvin said the A's might experiment with their closing options this season, with several players in the mix.
The Athletics' signings weren't the most notable, but players like Trevor Plouffe, Santiago Casilla and Rajai Davis do improve the team's roster.
Andrew Benintendi and Dansby Swanson have already produced in the majors, but they're not the only prospects who can help their clubs this season.
Oakland's Sean Doolittle didn't wait for Feb. 14 to make a big, romantic gesture, so, like many pitchers and catchers, he has simple plans for the holiday.
The University of Connecticut women's basketball team won its 100th straight game Monday, putting the Huskies in elite company in terms of sports' longest winning streaks. How do they compare?
The fifth spot in Oakland's rotation now appears to be the side-armer's to lose after Daniel Mengden went down with a broken foot.