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A’s Extend Beane, Forst, Melvin Contracts

The Oakland A’s are retaining some key leaders, announcing long-term contract extensions for Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations Billy Beane, General Manager David Forst, and Manager Bob Melvin. For the A’s, the announcement comes after a successful 2018 season that saw the club finish 97-65 and reach the American League Wild Card Game.  (more…)

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Oakland, Midland extend PDC for two more years

Another player development contract to announce: The Midland RockHounds (Class AA; Texas League) and the Oakland Athletics extended their PDC through the 2016 season. The Midland RockHounds have had a minor league affiliation with the A’s since 1999. “We are extremely pleased to continue our affiliation with the Midland RockHounds,” said A’s Vice President and […]

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Ricketts: Everything’s on the table for open GM position

Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts plans on talking to a range of candidates for the team’s general-manager position, but in a Fox Business Network interview he didn’t commit to any specific names floating around out there, including Boston’s Theo Epstein. In an interview with Neil Cavuto, Ricketts sidestepped any talks of specific candidates for the […]

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