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Pitcher Jon Lester's decision on team could come Tuesday

...the Giants or Cubs. ESPN's Buster Olney said Lester's choice is expected by Tuesday.Athletics general manager Billy Beane is watching the bidding without getting personally involved from his position with the low-payroll A's."That...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-08/pitcher-jon-lesters-deci
Miami's McGehee, Seattle's Young are baseball's comeback players of the year

...have greater hands-on management of the Dodgers than he did in Oakland, where he was more of a sounding board to GM Billy Beane."There's such a great amount of potential, that's what excited me," Zaidi said.Joining him in the front...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-07/miamis-mcgehee-seattles-
Giancarlo Stanton "all-in" after signing lucrative deal with Marlins

...his old club did not, and Butler is someone who prides himself in loyalty ? in this case to A's general manager Billy Beane's persistence and interest in striking a quick deal.The versatile Butler finalized a $30 million, three-year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-19/giancarlo-stanton-all-af
New York Yankees not sure what to expect of Alex Rodriguez in 2015 season

...more than Kansas City GM Dayton Moore. The Los Angeles Angels' Jerry Dipoto received five, followed by Oakland's Billy Beane (four) and Washington's Mike Rizzo (three). The New York Yankees' Brian Cashman, the Los Angeles Dodgers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-11/new-york-yankees-not-sur
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
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
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-
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
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