Morning news and notes from A's camp
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Sam Fuld, a non-roster invitee, has an out in his deal this month if he doesn't make the big-league club – he's played well this spring, and keeping him through the first week of the regular season would increase Oakland's roster flexibility, assuming ...
Oakland Athletics: Lew Wolff Interested in Building Temporary Stadium in Bay Area
Oakland A's minority owner Lew Wolff is considering building a temporary baseball stadium in the Bay Area as he works to negotiate a long-term lease at the O.co Colisuem, according to a report from Greg Baumann of the Silicon Valley Business Journal.
Burns showing off speed, soaking up knowledge
PHOENIX -- The 967th pick in the 2011 Draft is perhaps the No. 1 sight to see in A's camp this year. But don't dare blink, or you'll miss him. Billy Burns is a 5-foot-9 blur. He's all speed all the time, a Pete Rose-type hustler, some scouts say, and ...
Oakland Athletics' Pitching Shines In First Shutout Win
The Oakland Athletics' pitching was spot on as they worked their way to their first shutout win of the Spring. The A's squared up against the Diamondbacks, and walked away with a 2-0 win. Scott Kazmir looked to be in great shape as he worked 3 ...
No expanded replay in Australia
NEW YORK -- Major League Baseball's expanded replay system won't be expanding to Australia for opening day. The new replay format that allows managers to challenge most calls by umpires won't be in place when the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona ...
Los Angeles Dodgers Organization Discussion
Minor League Ball (blog)
***The Dodgers have thrown money at unconventional but successful international free agent signings such as Yasiel Puig and Hyun-Jin Ryu and are taking another gamble on Cuban infielder Alexander Guerrero this year. Obviously it is important to be ...
Ramirez returns, homers to send Dodgers over Texas
Hanley Ramirez returned to the lineup and hit his first homer this spring, a two-run shot in the first inning that sent the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Texas Rangers 2-1 Friday. Ramirez was pulled in the sixth inning Thursday as a precaution after he ...
Dodgers family expresses gratitude for Jobe
Los Angeles Dodgers
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Dodgers right-hander Chad Billingsley was an 18-year-old right out of high school when he met Dr. Frank Jobe for the first time. Jobe gave Billingsley his first shoulder and elbow exam as a professional ball player. Legendary Dodgers ...