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10/19/2014 | Source: Red Sox hire Davis as hitting coach

Chili Davis, Oakland's hitting coach the last three seasons, has been hired to the same position by the Red Sox, according to a Major League source. The Red Sox, who have not confirmed the hiring, are believed to have agreed to a multiyear contract with Davis, who had also been courted by the Yankees and Rangers for their vacant hitting coach jobs.


10/15/2014 | A's prospect Powell goes yard, backs Cubs' hurler Edwards

After dropping each of their past two games, the Mesa Solar Sox are back in the win column following a 5-2 win over the Peoria Javelinas on Wednesday.


10/15/2014 | A's hitting coach Davis to interview with Yanks

A's hitting coach Chili Davis has reportedly granted both the Yankees and Rangers permission to interview him for the same position. A source confirmed to MLB.com that Davis has already committed to a trip to New York for an interview, as first reported by the Bay Area News Group.


10/14/2014 | Meeting with young A's fan a treat for Vogt

Stephen Vogt met with Harrison Gomes -- an 11-year-old who penned a September letter to Oakland general manager Billy Beane that asked the A's to play "extra hard" on his birthday -- on Monday evening, playing catch, lobbing balls to hit, signing autographs and taking photos at Quakes Baseball Academy in Orange County.


10/12/2014 | A's prospect Olson powers Mesa to first victory

Matt Olson's home runs powered Mesa to a 6-3 victory against Peoria. The victory snapped the Solar Sox's three-game losing streak to open the season.


10/8/2014 | Moss, Vogt scheduled for surgery this month

The A's Brandon Moss (right hip) and Stephen Vogt (right foot) are scheduled for surgery within the next two weeks, the club announced Wednesday. Both are expected to be ready by the start of the 2015 season.


10/7/2014 | A's bench coach Hale to interview with D-backs, Twins

The A's have given both the D-backs and Twins permission to interview bench coach Chip Hale for their vacant managerial positions.


10/7/2014 | Stars of tomorrow ready to shine as '14 AFL season begins

Over its 23-year history, the Arizona Fall League has developed a reputation as a finishing school for baseball's top prospects. This year, once again, many of the game's best young players will gather in the desert, hoping to prove themselves in the same league that helped catapult Derek Jeter, Dustin Pedroia and Mike Trout to stardom.


10/6/2014 | A's 2014 proves to be a tale of two seasons

Their near-epic collapse, propelled by reasons that will long be debated, among them injuries and a pair of blockbuster trades, the A's not only lost grasp of another AL West crown, but of all the good that had defined a remarkable first half. For this was a tale of two seasons, and it's important to recognize each one.


10/6/2014 | A's 2014 proves to be a tale of two seasons

Their near-epic collapse, propelled by reasons that will long be debated, among them injuries and a pair of blockbuster trades, the A's not only lost grasp of another AL West crown, but of all the good that had defined a remarkable first half. For this was a tale of two seasons, and it's important to recognize each one.


10/2/2014 | Lowrie leads A's free-agent crop

The A's could lose as many as eight free agents this winter -- chief among them Jed Lowrie, with no everyday big league shortstop waiting in the wings.


10/2/2014 | Vogt, Moss lead roll call of banged-up Athletics

Stephen Vogt will need surgery to repair a torn plantar plate. He's expected to be ready by Spring Training, manager Bob Melvin assured. Brandon Moss, too, is expected to undergo surgery for torn cartilage in his right hip, though it's yet to be decided the exact procedure he'll have, which will determine the length of his rehab process.


10/2/2014 | Beane defends trades after A's postseason exit

A's general manager Billy Beane is standing behind both of his July blockbuster trades, particularly the one that gave him 12 starts from Jon Lester. "Simply put, if we don't have Jon Lester, I don't think we make the playoffs," he said.