One of baseball's best players comes with a bit of baggage, as shown in a long history of controversies, mishaps and mistakes throughout his MLB career.
by: Ben Ross — NBC Sports Bay Area 14h
In 2011, Harold Baines received just 4.8 percent of the vote on his final Hall of Fame ballot. On Sunday, the Today's Game Era Committee sent him to Cooperstown.
by: Jon Becker — Mercury News 20h
It was revealed the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback and A’s first-round pick used a homophobic slur in a series of tweets to his friends when he was a teen.
Why Kyler Murray is picking baseball over football, and what to expect from the Heisman winner on the diamond - CBSSports.com
by: Katherine Acquavella — CBS Sports 23h
The 2018 Heisman winner plans to play for Oakland A's after the Sooners' season ends
by: AP — MLB: Athletics 9 Dec
Kyler Murray is the 2018 Heisman Trophy winner, the AP college football Player of the Year and he's about to compete in the College Football Playoff. But his agent, Scott Boras, once again reiterated Murray will still be giving up the gridiron to begin...
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by: Ben Ross — NBC Sports Bay Area 9 Dec
Before Mike Piazza became a Baseball Hall of Famer, he spent one season catching for the A's.
by: Yahoo Sports — Yahoo Sports 9 Dec
Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray was named the 2018 Heisman Trophy winner on Saturday after putting up a truly historic season in his first season as a full-time starter.
by: Ralph D. Russo — SF Gate 9 Dec
NEW YORK - Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray - the A's top draft pick this year - has won the Heisman Trophy, edging Alabama's Tua Tagvailoa and setting up a College Football Playoff matchup of Heisman winner and runner-up. The fourth-ranked Sooners play.
by: N/A — MLB: Athletics 9 Dec
Baseball's annual Winter Meetings are set to begin on Monday in Las Vegas, and that means Hot Stove season is about to really kick into high gear. There have already been some big moves this offseason -- the Yankees' trade for James Paxton, the Mets'...
by: Bryan Mcwilliam — The Score 8 Dec
The Oakland Athletics are fresh off a surprising run to the postseason with a patchwork rotation consisting of veterans on short-term deals.With Oakland in need of starters heading into next year, the team has checked in on Gio Gonzalez and Matt Harvey,..
MLB rumors, trades and free agency updates: A's interested in Gonzalez, Harvey; several teams in on Cahill - CBSSports.com
by: Mike Axisa — CBS Sports 8 Dec
Here are Saturday's hot stove rumblings from around MLB
by: Ben Ross — NBC Sports Bay Area 8 Dec
Will Jed Lowrie be re-signed? How will the A's address the starting rotation? Projecting Oakland's 2019 roster heading into the Winter Meetings.
This outsized anger over Baines making Hall is silly. Someone wrote that McGwire was “a hundred times better hitter than Baines was, steroids or not.” Me: how do you know? McGwire went from Buhner to Babe in his 30s by cheating. I didn’t vote for Baines but he’s more deserving.Beat Writer / Columnist
Bruce Allen! Party like it's 1998!Gruden was in full control from day one. He kept Reggie around because Davis liked him (easy win with the boss) and he saw a guy who would be a good lackey and scapegoat. He was right -- and he's not going to bring anyone in to "challenge" him now.Beat Writer / Columnist
The other side of that is that Mack and Cooper were two of the best first-round picks the Raiders have made in the last 20 years. Most of their first-round choices have been barely average or complete duds. Nnamdi Asomugha was their only other true plum since Woodson in '98.Yeah, because the draft is always jam-packed with Macks and Coopers. Every year. Too many to count. Good lord. https://t.co/MkykFx8p5JBeat Writer / Columnist
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