Rays Acquire Christian Bethancourt Baseball 

Rays Acquire Christian Bethancourt

Christian Bethancourt said his goodbyes to his Oakland teammates today, per Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle (via Twitter). The A’s traded Bethancourt to the Rays in exchange for a pair of minor leaguers, per Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times (via Twitter). In exchange for Bethancourt, the Rays sent outfielder Cal Stevenson…

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The Other Potential Trade Candidate In The Athletics’ Rotation Baseball 

The Other Potential Trade Candidate In The Athletics’ Rotation

For much of the offseason, all talk on the Athletics centered on where the likes of Matt Olson, Matt Chapman, Chris Bassitt, Sean Manaea and Frankie Montas would head once the trade market picked up. We got answers to four of those five, with only Montas surviving the offseason teardown. That’s expected to be temporary,…

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Padres Acquire Sean Manaea Baseball 

Padres Acquire Sean Manaea

The Athletics have traded Sean Manaea to the Padres, according to Mark Feinsand of MLB.com. Earlier today, Andy Martino of SNY had tweeted that Oakland had resumed active conversations about Manaea. Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports that the Padres will be sending two prospect to Oakland in return. Per Feinsand, the full…

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