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Sean Murphy
Expects to be ready for Opening Day
COakland Athletics
February 25, 2021
Murphy (chest) is "really optimistic" about his chances to be ready for Opening Day after an offseason medical scare, according to Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle.
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Daniel Mengden
Likely headed to KBO
POakland Athletics  F
December 21, 2020
Mengden is closing in on a deal with a KBO team, Dan Kurtz of MyKBO.net reports.
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Matt Chapman
Should be fully healthy come spring
3BOakland Athletics
December 18, 2020
Chapman is "full speed ahead" in his recovery from hip surgery and should be fully healthy by the start of spring training next year, according to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle.
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A.J. Puk
Set for relief role in 2021?
POakland Athletics
October 24, 2020
Puk (shoulder) might begin the 2021 season as a reliever, according to Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle.
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Marcus Semien
May not get qualifying offer
SSOakland Athletics
October 17, 2020
The A's are unlikely to extend Semien the $18.9 million qualifying offer for 2021, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
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Matt Chapman
Draws praise prior to arbitration
3BOakland Athletics
October 9, 2020
Chapman drew praise from general manager David Forst as he prepares for arbitration during the offseason, Alex Coffey of The Athletic reports.
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Liam Hendriks
Return to Oakland uncertain
POakland Athletics
October 9, 2020
Athletics executive vice president Billy Beane said Friday that he wasn't sure whether Oakland would be able to bring Hendriks back during the offseason, Alex Coffey of The Athletic reports.
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Marcus Semien
Actively pursued by Athletics
SSOakland Athletics
October 9, 2020
Athletics general manager David Forst exchanged texts with Semien on Thursday to "let him know we want him here," Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
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Marcus Semien
Qualifying offer candidate
SSOakland Athletics
October 8, 2020
Semien is a candidate to receive a qualifying offer from the Athletics this offseason, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
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Mike Fiers
Could start Game 5
POakland Athletics
October 7, 2020
Fiers is a candidate to start if the Athletics force a fifth game against the Astros in the AL Division Series, Jeff Passan of ESPN.com reports.
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Tommy La Stella
Could remain in Oakland
2BOakland Athletics
September 29, 2020
Vice President of Baseball Operations Billy Beane said La Stella has been "so impressive it would behoove us to put him at the top of the list" for potentially re-signing him, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
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Matt Chapman
Out for balance of season?
3BOakland Athletics
September 13, 2020
Chapman, who the Athletics announced Saturday will undergo surgery on his right hip, is expected to miss the remainder of the regular season and postseason, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
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Vimael Machin
Getting competition at third?
3BOakland Athletics
September 13, 2020
Machin, who's set to log regular playing time at third base for the balance of the regular season with Matt Chapman (hip) on the injured list, is likely to get some competition at the position in the form of Jake Lamb, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
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Jake Lamb
Likely signing with Athletics
3BOakland Athletics
September 13, 2020
Lamb is expected to be signed by the Athletics on Monday, when he officially becomes a free agent after clearing waivers, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
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Matt Chapman
Financials a source of frustration?
3BOakland Athletics
July 26, 2020
Chapman, who will make a prorated salary of $230,926 in 2020, appears to have some frustration with his long-term financial outlook as it relates to the Athletics, Shayna Rubin of the Marin Independent Journal reports.
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Yusmeiro Petit
Expecting heavy workload
POakland Athletics
July 18, 2020
Petit, who's logged 59 starts in his major-league career, is preparing for this season as if he were a member of the rotation, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports. "I run every day and run the stairs, working like how I used to do before starts," Petit said before Saturday's workout at the Coliseum. "I have to be ready for two or three innings so I'm working like a starter. Keeping my arm in shape by playing catch every day and long toss."
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Vimael Machin
Versatility could be key
3BOakland Athletics
March 25, 2020
Machin's ability to play multiple positions could be integral to him beating out Jorge Mateo for a roster spot, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
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A.J. Puk
Chance to open '20 as starter?
POakland Athletics
March 13, 2020
The delayed start to the 2020 regular season may allow Puk (shoulder) enough time to stretch out and begin the campaign as a starter, as originally planned.
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Jorge Mateo
Receiving interest from other teams
OFOakland Athletics
March 8, 2020
Mateo has received interest from the Tigers and Royals, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports.
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Sean Manaea
Soaks up Big Unit's advice
POakland Athletics
February 19, 2020
Manaea, who recently got advice from Hall of Fame southpaw Randy Johnson on the use of his slider, was impressive when facing hitters Wednesday, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports. "I threw three really good ones that I felt were really competitive," Manaea said. "I feel like it had been a little bit harder for me recently to throw it consistently for strikes. Just being able to throw it for strikes and seeing that shape is huge."
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Franklin Barreto
Extended look in spring training?
2BOakland Athletics
January 2, 2020
Barreto is expected to get an extended look at second base during spring training because he's out of minor-league options, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
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Jorge Mateo
Extended spring evaluation on tap?
OFOakland Athletics
January 1, 2020
Mateo is expected to get an extended look at second base during spring training because he's out of minor-league options, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
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Chad Pinder
Attracting interest via trade
2BOakland Athletics
December 11, 2019
Multiple clubs have reached out to the Athletics about acquiring Pinder this offseason, Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports.
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Blake Treinen
Yankees interested
POakland Athletics
December 1, 2019
The Yankees are interested in acquiring Treinen, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports.
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Josh Phegley
May be headed out of Oakland
COakland Athletics  
November 27, 2019
Oakland has made Phegley available in trade discussions this offseason, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports.
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