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2014 Draft Prep: Outfield profiles
The outfield pool does not lack for players with high-end potential, but don't let that bounty lull you into thinking you can wait to fill your outfield slots as you prioritize other needs.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
Game Thread: Athletics vs. Rockies
Baseball!!! Okay maybe a little too much excitement for a spring training game, but this game has a little different feel to it than most of the other games so far this spring.
Spring training 2014: Touring the Athletics
With a 96-66 record and a division title, it was the best year for the A's in a decade, literally; ten years prior, fresh off their Moneyball magic 103 win season, Oakland posted an identical 96-66 record whilst taking the AL West crown in 2003.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Oakland A's: Possible fifth outfielder on roster for Opening Day
The Oakland A's outfield positions seemed secure before spring training started, but Craig Gentry's lower back strain, which he incurred during the first week of training, has put a wrench in the plan.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Sox, A's play to 2-2 tie
Erik Johnson had a strong outing in his second start, looking like he's sealed a spot in the White Sox rotation.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Donaldson homers for A's in 2-2 tie with White Sox
Josh Donaldson hit his first home run of the spring and the Oakland Athletics tied the Chicago White Sox 2-2 in a game stopped after nine innings Sunday.
The Miami Herald
Cardinals sign Cuban free agent to contract
The St. Louis Cardinals signed Cuban free agent shortstop Aledmys Diaz to a major league contract and he'll report to spring training on Monday.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
The Campbell Reporter
Oakland A's expect to steal more bases this season
That belief stems from the movie "Moneyball" about the 2002 A's and general manager Billy Beane.
Marin Independent Journal
Giants' Gregor Blanco isn't worried about loss of playing time
By both the eye test and advanced statistics, Gregor Blanco is one of the best defensive outfielders in baseball.
Diamondbacks @ Angels Spring Game Thread
Joe Blanton started and lasted 10 total outs. In that time he gave up 8 hits, 4 of them for home runs, 7 total runs, all earned, and even threw in a walk.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Climbing Tal's Hill
Why the Astros will lose at least 100 games in 2014
Yes, help is on the way. But, to me, 2014 looks like another 100-loss season for the Astros.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Inside Bay Area
A's not rushing Craig Gentry back onto field
Gentry has been saddled with lower back pain, and while it's much improved the A's aren't willing to take any chances with Gentry, who figures to be the fourth man in the outfield behind starters Yoenis Cespedes, Coco Crisp and Josh Reddick.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
A's notebook: Yoenis Cespedes tested in his first spring outing of the season in left field
The A's slugger was in left field for the first time this spring and the first ball of the game was a scorcher hit by the Brewers' Rickie Weeks right at Cespedes.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Times Leader
On Deck: The low-budget A's surprised their big-spending rivals in the AL West for a second straight season on the way to another division title.
Predicting Playoff Seeding for American League
Oct 10, 2013; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics left fielder Yoenis Cespedes hits a single during the fifth inning against the Detroit Tigers in game five of the American League divisional series playoff baseball game at O.co Coliseum.
Orioles Hoping Henry Urrutia Finds His Power Stroke
CBS Local Sports , as part of our " 30 Players 30 Days " spring training feature, is profiling one young player from each Major League Baseball team leading up to opening day.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
With Castro's injury, calls for Javy Baez are getting louder
The Twitter buzz started almost as soon as news got out Sunday about Starlin Castro's "mild" hamstring strain early in an exhibition game against the Kansas City Royals.
Kazmir, Callaspo together again with A's but still competing
Alberto Callaspo singled off Scott Kazmir . A bit later, Kazmir struck out Callaspo.
Cespedes Drives In 2 As Athletics Beat Angels
Yoenis Cespedes hit a two-run double and the Oakland Athletics defeated the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 Sunday.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Perez, Gray Each Pitch 2 Innings, A's-Rangers Tie
Oakland designated hitter Yoenis Cespedes drove in a run with a sacrifice fly against Martin Perez as the Athletics and Texas Rangers played to a 2-all tie Saturday.