Oakland A's Notes: Brown Not Bitter

Andrew Brown had a rough week. The reliever had shoulder surgery on Jan. 29, and the same day, the A's decided to let him go.
February 6, 2009

A's Sign Springer; Release Brown

The Oakland A's announced the signing of veteran right-handed reliever Russ Springer on Thursday to a one-year contract. To make room for Springer on the A's 40-man roster, the team released reliever Andrew Brown.
January 29, 2009

Cardinals Pass on Eight Arbitration Offers

The St. Louis Cardinals did not offer arbitration to any of their eight free agents, including pitchers Braden Looper, Russ Springer and Jason Isringhausen.
December 1, 2008

Cards' Free Agents and the Elias Rankings

With MLB's release of the yearly Elias Player Rankings, the potential compensation for the eight remaining potential Cardinals free agents is clear, as well as what it would take to sign other teams' free agents.
November 1, 2008