Yesterday we examined the Andrew Bailey-to-Boston trade through the lens of its overall impact on the current direction of the Oakland A's franchise. Today, we take a closer look at the actual nuts-and-bolts of the deal, examining who the A's gave up and who they received in the transaction.
December 30, 2011
Our off-season conversation with Oakland A's Director of Baseball Operations Farhan Zaidi continues with a discussion about the A's revamped outfield/DH situation and its implication on young players such as Chris Carter and Ryan Sweeney.
January 26, 2011
The Oakland A's have had a busy off-season, adding two potent bats to their tepid offense. We recently spoke to A's Baseball Operations Analyst Farhan Zaidi about the A's newest additions, the impact on the playing time of Travis Buck and Daric Barton, how the team feels about Ryan Sweeney out in center, the health of Eric Chavez and whether Barton could see time at third inside...
January 13, 2009
After a 2008 season that saw the Oakland A's pull up the rear in the American League in runs scored, the A's front office had a mission this off-season: improve the team's offense. Since the end of the season, the A's have done just that, adding veteran sluggers Matt Holliday and Jason Giambi. We take a look at the impact of these two acquisitions on the team and on the potential roster…
January 8, 2009