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68-94, 5th in AL West

Plenty of talent available for Athletics

When Oakland picks sixth in the 2016 MLB draft, it'll have it's fair share of top prospects to choose from. Keith Law and Eric Longenhagen break down some of the best players available. Top 2016 draft prospects (Insider)

A's Doolittle shares Thanksgiving with refugees

Oakland reliever Sean Doolittle made sure 17 Syrian refugee families had something to be thankful for, hosting them for a dinner Thursday in Chicago. Also in attendance was city mayor Rahm Emanuel. Said Doolittle's girlfriend Eireann Dolan: "We thought we'd officially welcome them with one of our greatest American traditions, Thanksgiving." (via CSN Bay Area)

Athletics are in all-out rebuilding mode

Oakland isn't expected to contend in 2016 and may continue to sell off big names this offseason. For that reason, Jim Bowden has the A's trending downward. MLB status check (Insider)

Pinder's stock up thanks to AFL showing

Chad Pinder's swing is stiff and he struggles to make quality contact but has bat speed and power. He might soon be Oakland's best internal option at shortstop. Arizona Fall League recap (Insider)

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A's land RHP Hendriks from Blue Jays for Chavez

Liam Hendriks, who became a full-time reliever this past season with the Blue Jays, has been shipped to Oakland in exchange for right-hander Jesse Chavez.

A's get Hendriks from Blue Jays for Chavez

The A's acquired Liam Hendriks from the Blue Jays for fellow pitcher Jesse Chavez. Hendriks became a reliever with Toronto this season and went 5-0 with a 2.92 ERA, while Chavez went 7-15 with a 4.18 ERA in 30 games this year.

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Athletics sign veteran lefty Hill to $6M deal

In a matter of months, Rich Hill's remarkable path to rejoining a rotation took him from Washington's farm system to independent ball on Long Island and then back to Boston to start in September.

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AL Cy Young Award voting

  • Dallas Keuchel, Astros: 22 first-place votes, 186 points
  • David Price, Blue Jays: 8 first-place votes, 143 points
  • Sonny Gray, A's: 0 first-place votes, 82 points

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Tight race for AL Cy Young

Although Dallas Keuchel holds the edge in wins, David Price had a better ERA and racked up more strikeouts. Sonny Gray is in the conversation as well but seems to be a distant third place.

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A's willing to deal Jesse Chavez?

The veteran right-hander is reportedly drawing significant interest from multiple teams. With Rich Hill now in tow, is Oakland more willing to deal a starter? MLB rumors roundup

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Reports: Athletics sign Rich Hill

The A's agreed to a one-year deal with the free-agent lefty worth $6 million pending a physical, according to multiple media reports. Hill, 35, posted a 1.55 ERA in four late-season starts with the Red Sox this year.

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Top stats to know: Cy Young contenders

Each contender has numbers worthy of being named his league's best pitcher. We take a look at their most impressive accolades.

A's hire former player Kotsay

Mark Kotsay, who played for Oakland from 2004-07, joins the team as bench coach. Kotsay, 40, was the Padres' hitting coach last season, his first professional coaching job. Former bench coach Mike Aldrete will shift to first base.

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Report: A's claim Lambo off waivers

The A's claimed Pirates outfielder Andrew Lambo off waivers on Friday. He finished 2015 with only one hit and eight strikeouts in 25 at-bats, but it's worth noting that he missed most of the season with plantar fasciitis.

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Report: trading Gray not an option for A's

Oakland's Billy Beane told Peter Gammons of this week that trading ace Sonny Gray "is not something [Oakland] could do" this offseason. He expressed a similar sentiment over outfielder Josh Reddick.

Who's set up best for the future?

The A's are in rebuilding mode, but don't expect VP Billy Beane and GM David Forst to hibernate this offseason. Can the right combo of moves make Oakland bounce back sooner than expected? Future Power Rankings (Insider)

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Phillies add Dan Otero

Philadelphia claimed the right-hander off waivers from Oakland on Tuesday. Otero, one of the game's top relievers from 2013-14, struggled this year, posting a 6.75 ERA in 41 games with the A's.

Athletics not looking too hot in 2016

After such a disappointing performance this year, Oakland may be better off retooling yet again. For that reason, our rankings aren't expecting much from the A's next year. Way-Too-Early Power Rankings

Three Athletics on AFL Stars roster

Left-hander Sean Manaea and infielders Renato Nunez and Chad Pinder will represent Oakland this Saturday in a game designed to showcase the best prospects in the Arizona Fall League.

Athletics are a long shot in 2016

Oakland is getting 60-1 odds to win next year's World Series from the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook. Vegas odds

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Ranking the top 25 World Series goats

Dennis Eckersley was an elite closer for the Athletics, but his home run served up to Kirk Gibson in Game 1 of the 1988 World Series stands out in his career. Is Eck the biggest goat in World Series history? Find out here

Who will be a breakout star for A's in 2016? (2:03)

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.25118th
On Base Percentage.31220th
Slugging Percentage.39522nd
Earned Run Average4.1421st
Quality Starts83Tied-13th

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