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75-87, 5th in AL West
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Proposed site for A's ballpark falls through

The Athletics' proposed site for a new ballpark, near an Oakland community college, has fallen through. The A's said in a statement that they were "shocked" by the decision not to move forward.

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Athletics hire Matt Williams as 3B coach

The Oakland Athletics have hired former San Francisco Giants star Matt Williams as their new third base coach. Williams most recently managed the Washington Nationals for two seasons in 2014-15.

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A's trade Healy to Mariners for Pagan

The Oakland Athletics have traded power-hitting Ryon Healy to the Seattle Mariners for right-handed reliever Emilio Pagan and minor league shortstop Alexander Campos. Healy made his big league debut in 2016 with the A's.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

You won't believe this: the Mariners have made a trade. The A's sent 1B/3B/DH Ryon Healy to the Mariners for reliever Emilio Pagan and 17-year-old minor league infielder Alexander Campos. Healy is a low-OBP slugger, the kind of player readily available in today's game, but the Mariners needed a first baseman and he provides a low-cost alternative there if the Mariners don't land somebody better in free agency. Pagan had a solid rookie season with a 3.22 ERA and impressive 56-8 strikeout-to-walk ratio in 50 innings. Healy would be one of the worst everyday first basemen in the league and given Jerry DiPoto's trade history he's not even guaranteed to last the offseason on the Mariners roster.

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A's catcher Maxwell pleads not guilty to charges

Bruce Maxwell pleaded not guilty to charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and disorderly conduct in Arizona. General manager David Forst said he still expects Maxwell to be the A's starting catcher in 2018.

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27dDavid Schoenfield

Will A.J. Puk be baseball's next superace?

Puk has the first-round pedigree, drafted sixth overall in 2016, and in his first full season in the minors, he reached Double-A while striking out 184 in 125 innings.

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29dJeff Sullivan

Will Matt Olson deliver bigger things in 2018?

Olson is a real, legitimate prospect, and he could and should be a part of a brighter Oakland future. However, his home run rate will be hard to sustain.

Keith Law

Law's offseason trade overview: Ryon Healy

Healy's performance dipped to .271/.302/.451 in his first full major league season, which could limit his trade value. However, he would be a nice bench bat for a team that leans left in its lineup.

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34dSam Miller

Ranking all 30 clubs by triumphs and fails: Athletics

The A's had one of the best groups of under-25 hitters in baseball, but it was an unsuspenseful slog to last place -- they didn't have a winning month until September.

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A's name Kotsay QC coach

The Oakland Athletics named Mark Kotsay quality control coach on Thursday. Kotsay has been the A's bench coach since 2016. He took a leave of absence in June of this past season to tend to a family matter involving an injury to his daughter's eye.

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Neuse tees off in AFL

Athletics prospect Sheldon Neuse blasted a three-run homer for the Mesa Solar Sox of the Arizona Fall League on Monday. The 22-year-old is hitting .300 with three home runs and 16 RBIs in 13 AFL games.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.24624th
On Base Percentage.31920th
Slugging Percentage.4369th
Earned Run Average4.6723rd
Quality Starts73Tied-11th

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