A's Press Releases
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Lowrie to receive Dave Stewart Award this Wednesday
Oakland A's shortstop Jed Lowrie has been named the recipient of the 2014 Dave Stewart Community Service Award, which is given annually to an A's player in recognition of charitable contributions throughout Northern California and across the nation.
Stephen Vogt Named Recipient of Jim "Catfish" Hunter Award
Stephen Vogt, who has proved invaluable in playing five different positions for the Oakland Athletics and leading the team in hitting, has been named the recipient of the 2014 Jim "Catfish" Hunter Award, which honors an A's player whose play on the field and conduct in the clubhouse best exemplifies the courageous, competitive and inspirational spirit demonstrated by the late Hall of Fame pitcher.
A's Sign New 4-Year Player Development Contract with Triple-A Nashville
The Oakland Athletics announced today the club has entered into a new four-year Player Development Contract (PDC) with Triple-A Nashville of the Pacific Coast League through the 2018 season. This is the seventh Major League team to have an affiliation with the Nashville Sounds since the franchise was established in 1978.
Traffic Alert for Tonight's Game
Due to tonight's 7:30 p.m. concert at Oracle Arena, fans attending the A's vs. Rangers 7:05 p.m. game at O.co Coliseum are strongly encouraged to arrive early or take BART and Capitol Corridor to the ballpark.
Lowrie Named A's Nominee for 2014 Clemente Award
Major League Baseball and Chevrolet, the official vehicle of MLB, today announced that Jed Lowrie was named the Oakland A's 2014 nominee for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award, presented by Chevrolet.
News & Notes About the Upcoming Homestand
The Oakland A's wrap up the 2014 regular season home schedule with a trio of three-game series against the Texas Rangers, Philadelphia Phillies and Los Angeles Angels beginning Tuesday night at 7:05 p.m.
A's extend player development contract with Double-A Midland
The Oakland Athletics have announced the club has extended its player development contract with Double-A Midland of the Texas League through the 2016 season. The Midland RockHounds have had a minor league affiliation with the A's since 1999.
A's Reinstate LHP Sean Doolittle from the Disabled List
The Oakland A's reinstated left-handed pitcher Sean Doolittle from the 15-day disabled list, the club announced today.
A's Reinstate IF Nick Punto from the Disabled List
The Oakland A's reinstated infielder Nick Punto from the 15-day disabled list, the club announced today.