A person with knowledge of the deal says free agent slugger Hideki Matsui and the Oakland Athletics are working to finalize a contract.
Free agent slugger Hideki Matsui and the Oakland Athletics worked Monday to finalize a contract that would make him the team's new designated hitter.
Adrian Gonzalez got right into the swing of baseball's most heated rivalry.
The Oakland Athletics failed to reach agreement on a contract with pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma during the allotted 30-day negotiating period that ended Monday, sending him back to his Japanese club.
The Oakland Athletics agreed Friday to a $1.4 million, one-year contract with outfielder Ryan Sweeney.
Miguel Tejada watched from the visiting side when the San Francisco Giants celebrated their NL West title after knocking out his San Diego Padres on the final day of the regular season.
The World Series champion San Francisco Giants have found their new shortstop, agreeing to terms with free agent Miguel Tejada on a $6.5 million, one-year contract Tuesday.
The Washington Nationals have hired Bob Schaefer as a special assistant to general manager Mike Rizzo.
A person with knowledge of the situation says negotiations between the Oakland Athletics and Japanese pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma aren't getting anywhere.