The Oakland Athletics signed outfielder Robbie Grossman to a one-year, $2 million contract Friday.
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Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley, speaking Wednesday about Kyler Murray's decision to forgo an MLB career in favor of the NFL, told ESPN Radio's Freddie and Fitzsimmons, "I think in the end he just had a love of football that he just couldn't get past."
Murray announced he's dedicating himself to playing quarterback and entering the NFL draft. Here's what you need to know.
Free-agent starter Brett Anderson has reached an agreement on a one-year major league contract with the Oakland Athletics, a source familiar with the deal confirmed to ESPN.
The Oakland Athletics added depth at catcher on Monday, agreeing to a minor league contract with Nick Hundley.
Former Oklahoma Sooners star Kyler Murray announced Monday that he is fully committed to becoming an NFL quarterback.
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Kyler Murray will return $1.29 million of the $1.5 million signing bonus money the Oakland A's gave him last year. He forfeits the remaining $3.16 million due March 1. The A's will put him on the restricted list and retain Murray's rights, but they don't get a compensatory draft pick because he chose the NFL. Had Murray not signed, the A's would've received the 11th pick in this year's draft.
From big names with something to prove to young stars to get to know, here's what you'll want to keep an eye on during spring training.
As the newly combine-bound Kyler Murray decides which sport will win his talents, at least one thing is clear: He owns his future in a way no other rookie has.
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Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, who died Thu. at 83, was one of several future MLB stars who played on Oakland, CA youth teams sponsored by Sam Bercovich & his furniture business. Curt Flood, Vada Pinson & Tommy Harper were others. Robinson once said of Bercovich, "He took the knife out of my hand and put a baseball bat in it instead."
We're still waiting for this winter's big free agents to sign, but that didn't stop us from predicting which uniforms they'll be wearing in the Midsummer Classic. Who else makes our star-studded squads?
Left-handed reliever Jerry Blevins has agreed to a minor league contract with the Oakland Athletics, a source confirmed to ESPN.
A's closer Blake Treinen, who went 9-2 with 38 saves and a 0.78 ERA last season while making his first All-Star Game, won his arbitration case and will make $6.4 million in 2019.
From washed-up stars to guys who've never lived up to their paychecks and one slugger who is out of baseball, we examine MLB's biggest money mistakes.