22 hrs ago
The Baltimore Sun
Five offseason questions facing the O's heading into next week's winter meetings
As they prepare for baseball's annual winter meetings, which begin in earnest Monday in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Orioles decision-makers find themselves in a familiar position.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
A's acquire closer Jim Johnson from O's
The Oakland Athletics acquired AL saves leader Jim Johnson from the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night as a replacement for All-Star closer Grant Balfour.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The Oakland A's acquire five new players in 24 hours
The first week of December has been a busy one for Billy Beane and the rest of the Oakland A's organization when it comes to trades and acquisitions.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Lost in the Shuffle: Contracts Tendered to All Players
To say the least Monday and Tuesday were exciting days for Oakland Athletics fans.
Orioles' Duquette says Johnson deal can't be truly evaluated for several weeks
While the Orioles' trade of closer Jim Johnson late Monday night immediately offered more questions than answers about the club's direction this offseason, executive vice president Dan Duquette insisted Tuesday that the deal can't truly be evaluated for the next several weeks.
Call to the Pen
Trades, Trades and More MLB Trades
The A's don't have a closer since Grant Balfour is a free agent. Was Balfour requesting that much more? Have to wonder Weeks never regained the production from his rookie season of 2011.
Assessing the A's Offseason Moves and Overall Impact in 2014 AL Pennant Race
In the last 48 hours, the Oakland A's have been quite active, setting themselves up nicely to finally advance past the American League Division Series for only the second time since Billy Beane became general manager.
Tuesday Halolinks: Angels non-tender four players, good bye Jerome
Yesterday was decision day for the Angels as to who they were going to keep and who gets a run at free agency.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
A's, Billy Beane Going All In
Not today. Today, Beane and the A's were testing their luck on the poker table and they pushed all their chips to the middle of the table and didn't bat an eye.
Doug Fister dealt to Nats, Jim Johnson to A's
Illinois lawmakers are set to consider a potentially historic plan to solve the state's worst-in-the-nation $100 billion pension crisis.
A's trade for Orioles closer Johnson, sign Kazmir
Scott Kazmir bounced back in 2013, striking out more than a batter per inning. Photo: Ted S. Warren, Associated Press Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Scott Kazmir, right, is removed from the game by manager Joe Maddon in the fifth inning in Game 2 of the American League championship series in St. Petersburg, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 11, 2008.
Astros offseason: Does Brett Anderson make sense in this pitching market?
Settle down, everyone. It's been an exciting 24 hours, with more free agents of dubious quality flooding the market after Monday's non-tender arbitration deadline.
The Rays Tank: The offseason is a buzzin'
Twas quite the busy Monday of tendering, non-tendering and deals going down. For a full list of non-tendered players, go here .
The St Paul Journal
Doug Fister dealt from Tigers to Nationals, Jim Johnson from Orioles to Athletics
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Mon Dec 02, 2013
The Winnipeg Free Press
Athletics acquire closer Jim Johnson from Orioles for infielder Jemile Weeks
The Oakland Athletics have acquired AL saves leader Jim Johnson from the Baltimore Orioles for infielder Jemile Weeks and a player to be named.
The Baltimore Sun
Orioles trade closer Jim Johnson to Oakland A's for 2B Jemile Weeks
Jim Johnson In 2012, Jim Johnson set an Orioles franchise record with 51 saves. He currently ranks second on the team's all-time list in saves behind Gregg Olson .
Orioles news: Jim Johnson traded to Athletics for Jemile Weeks
After a day of rumors concerning Jim Johnson, the Orioles traded him late Monday night to the Oakland Athletics for second baseman Jemile Weeks.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
A's Infield Surplus Affecting AAA Sacramento
As I mentioned a few days ago the A's have a surplus of infielders on their roster currently and someone will have to be the odd man/men out.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
A's Sign Nick Punto
Punto is a switch-hitting infielder who has seen time over the course of his career at third base, shortstop and second base.