A CoverageGallegos Semien named AL MVP Award finalist...Shea A Marcus Semien is American League MVP finalist... Coffey The path hasn been direct, but it been necessary and I ready to tell the stories of your A...Schaaf and Butner Oakland effort to blend a ballpark and the port on the waterfront... Casella Alec Bohm powers Team USA past DR, into Super Round; A righty Parker Dunshee throws 2.1 innings in win...Lockard With Jonah Heim on the 40-man roster Frankie Montas Jersey, the A have their long-term catching tandem in place... Best of ANHall Marcus Semien named finalist for 2019 MVP...Hall Oakland A claim pitcher T.J. McFarland off waivers...MLB News MLB These 10 free agents got a qualifying offer...Heyman Star slugger J.D. Martinez does not opt out of Boston Red Sox contract...McDaniel The Free-Agency Analysis Fan Graphs Doesn Want You to Read, 2019 Edition...Mitchell Blue Jays acquire righty Chase Anderson from Brewers for 1B OF prospect Chad Spanberger Austin Allen Jersey...Fletcher Angels decline team option on OF Kole Calhoun...DiComo oo early to tell if Yoenis Cspedes plays in 2020...AP Braves re-sign OF Nick Markakis,C Tyler Flowers; decline option on RHP Julio Teheran...Baseball Interest StoriesRosenthal ow, this is impressive.How a lunch with old colleagues put the Mets on a path to hire Carlos Beltrn... Weaver Four new rules that could help improve baseball ... Almeida Welcome to a New Day in Nationals Fandom...Jackson Reversal of Fortune...Deitsch Media Circus - How soon might we see an umpire analyst in a baseball broadcast booth Passan 20 big hot stove questions as free agency starts and MLB offseason drama begins play...Today in Baseball History1976 The Oakland Athletics make an unusual trade by sending manager Chuck Tanner to the Pittsburgh Pirates for catcher Manny Sanguillen and $100,000. Sanguillen will play only one season in Oakland before returning to Pittsburgh. Tanner will lead the Pirates to the World Championship in 1979.2018 Billy Beane,Vice-President for Baseball Operations of the Oakland Athletics, is named the inaugural winner of the newly-minted Major League Baseball Executive of the Year Award. The honor is in recognition of his role in turning the 2017 last-place team into a wild card winner in 2018.Best of TwitterNot baseball, but still must-see...Here is the dramatic platform video of our humble hero John O'Connor saving a man's life at the Coliseum station Sunday night https://www.oafanstore.com/Ramon_Laureano_Jersey-82.John is a Transportation Supervisor and has worked at BART for more than 20 years.An amazing rescue.