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Yankees, GM Brian Cashman agree on three-year deal

...47-year-old Cashman has been in his job longer than every GM in baseball except San Francisco's Brian Sabean and Oakland's Billy Beane.The Yankees have missed the postseason the past two seasons, the first time they've done that since 1992-93...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-10/yankees-gm-brian-cashman
Gutsy trades bring Lester, Shields together for AL wild-card game

...the A's were still searching for their own. They already had several front-line starters, but general manager Billy Beane had been stung by postseason disappointments, and he coveted a horse for such high-leverage games.Turns out that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-09-29/gutsy-trades-bring-leste
Athletics needs better middle infielders

If Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane can build a team ready to compete for the American League West title by the start of the 2015 season, it will have been one of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-04/athletics-needs-better-m
A's get Lester, Gomes from Red Sox for Cespedes

...record in baseball at 66-41, also received cash from Boston in another blockbuster deal by A's general manager Billy Beane. The Red Sox also get a draft pick in a deal confirmed by both teams."I believe that the deliberations leading to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-31/get-lester-gomes-red-sox
Former A's, Dodgers pitcher Bob Welch dies

...instructor for the A's in recent years."This is a sad day for the entire A's organization," general manager Billy Beane said. "Those of us who knew Bob as a teammate and a friend will miss him greatly."Welch was drafted in the first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-10/former-dodgers-pitcher-b
It's back to work for MLB after the break

...stars is looking for the franchise's first World Series title in 25 years. Sensing an opportunity, general manager Billy Beane got an early jump on the deadline when he acquired pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel in a deal with the Chicago...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-17/its-back-work-mlb-after-
Andre Ethier gets starting nod in center field for Los Angeles Dodgers

...were added and Chris Capuano was not on the roster.The Cardinals made no roster moves. ATHLETICS: General manager Billy Beane plans to keep his club as close to intact as possible to make another run at the playoffs next year, and that starts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-10-11/andre-ethier-gets-starti
Tax hike on players' minds during baseball negotiations

...filing jointly under the federal Affordable Care Act, a rise to 2.35 percent.Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane figures agents will be on top of the changes ? but the results of negotiations about the fiscal cliff are unpredictable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2012-11-22/tax-hike-players-minds-d
Beane, A's believe in pitching staff

...That's what they have become during the endless holding pattern in their slow journey toward a badly needed stadium.Billy Beane long ago could have had a general manager gig with one of baseball's big spenders, but he has remained in Oakland...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2010-01-31/beane-believe-pitching-
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A's want Thomas back

...Frank Thomas, offering the Big Hurt a two-year deal. The A's made the offer on Thursday - when general manager Billy Beane spoke to Thomas' agent, Arn Tellem. Thomas has repeatedly said he wanted nothing less than a two-year deal, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/07/bas_99574.shtml
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