OAKLAND - Over the past two years, the Oakland A's have used platoons as effectively as any team in baseball. The A's have placed a high value on having players that can man different positions around the diamond. This off-season, they set out to acquire even more versatility, starting with signing free agent infielder Nick Punto. What kind of role will Punto play in 2014?
February 11, 2014
At the beginning of the off-season, we looked at five questions the Oakland A's front office needed to tackle before the start of the 2014 season. With the Winter Meetings around the corner, we take a look at what questions the A's have addressed and what is left for them to do before spring training.
December 6, 2013
The Oakland A's front office wasn't content to stand-pat after winning the AL West in 2012, and they are likely to be busy again after a second-straight division title. The A's kicked off their off-season roster construction with the addition of major league veteran Nick Punto, who signed a free agent contract with the club.
November 13, 2013