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Jesus Luzardo
Makes impression in live BP
POakland Athletics
February 20, 2020
Luzardo caught the eye of manager Bob Melvin with his velocity during his first live batting practice session of spring Thursday, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
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Frankie Montas
Lights up radar gun in live BP
POakland Athletics
February 20, 2020
Montas, who's coming off a career-best season in 2019, was impressive while facing live hitters for the first time Thursday, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
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Sean Murphy
Won't make spring debut until March
COakland Athletics
Knee
February 19, 2020
Athletics manager Bob Melvin said Wednesday that he doesn't expect Murphy (knee) to make his Cactus League debut until March 2 versus the Cubs, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
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Chris Bassitt
Stands out against hitters
POakland Athletics
February 18, 2020
Bassitt caught the eye of manager Bob Melvin during his first time facing hitters Tuesday, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
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Franklin Barreto
'Best shot' yet to make roster
2BOakland Athletics
February 18, 2020
Barreto has his best opportunity to nab a major-league roster spot this spring with prior second-base occupants elsewhere, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports. "He has an opportunity where, if he has the type of spring that he has had before, it's going to be tough not to have him be part of that dynamic, whether it's a left-right dynamic or an everyday role," said manager Bob Melvin. "There's not one particular guy in front of him right now. This is his best shot."
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A.J. Puk
Gets nod to start spring opener
POakland Athletics
February 18, 2020
Puk will start the Athletics' Cactus League opener Saturday against the Cubs, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
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Vimael Machin
Chance to nab roster spot
2BOakland Athletics
February 17, 2020
Machin, who was acquired from the Phillies via trade following his selection in the Rule 5 draft, has a chance at securing a second base/utility role this spring, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
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A.J. Puk
To use full arsenal this season
POakland Athletics
February 17, 2020
Puk, who is opening spring training without restrictions, will utilize all four of his pitches this season as a starter, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
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Matt Chapman
Tweaks hitting mechanics
3BOakland Athletics
February 17, 2020
Chapman worked on his hitting mechanics throughout the offseason in an effort to improve his performance against elevated fastballs and offspeed pitches, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
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Daulton Jefferies
Impressing early in camp
POakland Athletics
February 15, 2020
Jefferies, Oakland's Minor League Pitcher of the Year in 2019, has impressed during his first two bullpen sessions in camp, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports. "His walk numbers are off the charts," A's manager Bob Melvin said. "He looks good. He's poised and has a really good delivery. Very rarely does he miss a spot, and at a young age, that's something that seems to come pretty easy for him."
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Daniel Mengden
Transferred to 60-day injured list
POakland Athletics
Elbow
February 15, 2020
Mengden (elbow) was placed on the 60-day injured list Saturday, Shayna Rubin of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
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Burch Smith
Headed to Athletics
POakland Athletics
February 15, 2020
Smith was traded from the Giants to the Athletics on Saturday in exchange for cash considerations, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
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Daniel Mengden
Out 6-to-10 weeks
POakland Athletics
Elbow
February 12, 2020
Mengden said he expects to miss around 6-to-10 weeks after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow Monday, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
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A.J. Puk
Doesn't have specific innings limit
POakland Athletics
February 12, 2020
Puk is not currently on any specific innings limit, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
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Jesus Luzardo
Not on specific innings limit
POakland Athletics
February 12, 2020
Luzardo won't be on a specific innings limit this season, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
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Michael Ynoa
Returns to Oakland organization
POakland Athletics  AAA
February 12, 2020
Ynoa agreed to a minor-league contract with the Athletics on Wednesday, Martin Gallegos of MLB.com reports.
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Daniel Mengden
Undergoes arthroscopic surgery
POakland Athletics
Elbow
February 10, 2020
Mengden underwent arthroscopic elbow surgery Monday, Mark Feinsand of MLB.com reports.
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Donnie Hart
Gets camp invite from Oakland
POakland Athletics  NRI
February 4, 2020
Hart signed with the Athletics as a non-roster invitee Tuesday, Mark Feinsand of MLB.com reports.
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Ryan Court
Gets minors deal from Oakland
1BOakland Athletics  AAA
January 29, 2020
Court signed a minor-league contract with the Athletics on Tuesday, Alex Coffey of The Athletic reports.
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A.J. Puk
Enters year as starter
POakland Athletics
January 25, 2020
Puk will be a starter for the A's this season, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
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Tony Kemp
Traded to Oakland
2BOakland Athletics
January 13, 2020
Kemp was traded from the Cubs to the Athletics for minor-leaguer Alfonso Rivas on Monday, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
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Chris Bassitt
Avoids arbitration with A's
POakland Athletics
January 10, 2020
Bassitt agreed to a one-year, $2.25 million deal with the A's on Friday, avoiding arbitration, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
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Marcus Semien
Gets $13 million from A's
SSOakland Athletics
January 10, 2020
Semien agreed to a one-year, $13 million deal with the A's on Friday, avoiding arbitration, Mark Feinsand of MLB.com reports.
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Mark Canha
Receives $4.8 million deal
OFOakland Athletics
January 10, 2020
Canha signed a one-year, $4.8 million contract with the Athletics on Friday, Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports.
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Liam Hendriks
Gets big raise
POakland Athletics
January 10, 2020
Hendriks and the Athletics agreed to a one-year, $5.3 million deal Friday, avoiding arbitration, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
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