A View from Studio 3: Overlooked A’s have attitude – MLB.com

A View from Studio 3: Overlooked A’s have attitudeMLB.comPHOENIX — I’m stepping away from Studio 3 for a while. This week’s view is from the sun-splashed baseball fields in Phoenix,…

Deep down Cleveland Indians never wanted inconsistent Ubaldo Jimenez back – The Plain Dealer

Deep down Cleveland Indians never wanted inconsistent Ubaldo Jimenez backThe Plain Dealer… would not be back. The front office enjoyed watching Jimenez pitch them into the postseason for the first…

Tribe expects Salazar to flourish in ’14 rotation – MLB.com

MLB.comWhen Cleveland clinched a spot in the American League Wild Card Game last fall, Salazar was announced as the starting pitcher while the champagne was still flowing. The fact that…

Despite Tanaka signing, Yankees have holes – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe New York Yankees still are a better bet to stay under baseball’s $189 million luxury tax threshold than they are to catch the Boston Red Sox in the…

2014 Houston Astros Top 10 Prospects – Baseball America

Baseball AmericaAfter Houston won fewer than 60 games for the first and second time in franchise history in 2011 and 2012, they shifted to the American League and got even…

Tigers agree on one-year contract with Scherzer – MLB.com

MLB.comDETROIT — The Tigers are still looking for a long-term agreement with American League Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer to avoid free agency next winter. For now, at least,…

Tigers agree to terms with trio, but not Scherzer – MLB.com

MLB.comDETROIT — The Tigers have some work left to do if they’re going to keep their streak of avoiding arbitration intact. Reigning American League Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer…

David Price Trade Rumors: Assembling Los Angeles Dodgers’ Perfect Trade … – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportHowever, as Hernandez notes, the Dodgers are merely making their presence known to the Rays should they make the 2012 American League Cy Young Award winner available this offseason.…

Athletics to sign Scott Kazmir to a 2-year deal – USA TODAY

USA TODAYIn adding a veteran starter to their youthful rotation, the Oakland Athletics are almost certainly subtracting another one. The two-time defending American League West champions have agreed with left-hander…

Oakland A’s Are AL West Champions For 2013

The Oakland Athletics are 2013 American League West Champions. Congratulations to the Oakland A’s on winning the AL West for the second year in a row. Stay tuned.

Oakland News: A’s One Game From AL West; Whole Foods Oakland; Oakland Cabs

In this Oakland News, The Oakland A’s are just one game from clinching the American League West. The A’s beat the Minnesota Twins 9-1, Saturday, and now a combination of…

MLB Playoffs: Oakland A’s Down 2; SF Giants Bay Area Hope

The Major League Baseball (MLB) Playoffs are underway, and already, the beloved, vaunted Oakland A’s are in trouble in Detroit. That’s where they’re playing the American League Central Champion Detroit…

Oakland A’s Sweep Texas Rangers, Now AL West Champions!

The Oakland Athletics have swept the Texas Rangers in three games and won the American League West. The playoffs return to Oakland after a six-year absence, and Oakland can sure…

St. Louis Cardinals Stun Texas Rangers, Win World Series

After looking like they were dead, two World Series Games down to the Texas Rangers, the St. Louis Cardinals came back to win World Series Game 7 in somewhat less…

Texas Rangers Def Detroit Tigers, Off To World Series Again

The Texas Rangers become one of just five teams in American League Championship Series history since 1969 to win back to back ALCS series (the other teams were the Baltimore…