• by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Adam Dunn retiring after 14 seasons in the majors

    Veteran slugger Adam Dunn will carry through with his plans to retire, agent Brian Peters confirmed to CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman. Dunn announced in late August his plans to retire following the 2014 season. The 35-year-old Dunn calls it a career after 14 seasons in the majors. He hit .237, but he finishes with a .364 on-base percentage, .490 slugging percentage and .854 OPS. He also totaled 462 home runs in 2,001 career games. Dunn played for the White Sox and Athletics in 2014. He played most of his career with the Reds, but he also played for the Nationals and Diamondbacks.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    A's release Adam Dunn, claim Jorge De Leon off waivers

    The Athletics announced Thursday they released DH Adam Dunn, who was acquired in an August trade with the White Sox. Dunn is set to retire after 14 seasons in the majors. To take Dunn's roster spot, the Athletics claimed pitcher Jorge De Leon off waivers from Houston.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Athletics purge lineup of lefties Thursday against Chris Sale

    A matchup against White Sox super southpaw lefty Chris Sale has Athletics left-handed batters Brandon Moss, Adam Dunn and Josh Reddick out of the lineup Thursday. Moss is batting a respectable .271 against lefties this season and has yet to face Sale in his career. Reddick has struggled to the tune of a .170 average against southpaws this year and is 2 for 11 lifetime against Sale. Dunn is 9 for 55 against lefties in 2014.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Adam Dunn homers in first Oakland game

    Athletics designated hitter Adam Dunn went 2 for 3 with a two-run home run in his team's 6-1 win over the Mariners Monday. After homering in his last game with the White Sox Saturday, Dunn blasted his first Oakland home run in the first inning Monday. He owns a .224/.344/.443 line with 21 home runs and 56 RBI in 366 at-bats.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Adam Dunn to retire after the season

    Newly acquired Athletics DH Adam Dunn said he will retire after the 2014 season, according to baseball analyst Bruce Levine. Dunn has spent 14 seasons in the majors.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Adam Dunn expected to be DH against RHPs

    Athletics manager Bob Melvin said new acquisition Adam Dunn, who was picked up in a trade with the White Sox Sunday, will mostly DH against right-handed starting pitchers.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    White Sox trade Adam Dunn to Athletics

    The White Sox announced Sunday they traded Adam Dunn and cash considerations to the Athletics in exchange for minor-league pitcher Nolan Sanburn. It was reported the Giants were also interested in trading for Dunn, who is batting .220 with 20 home runs and 54 RBI in 106 games.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    A's, Giants among teams trying to trade for Adam Dunn

    The Giants and Athletics are among teams interested in trading for White Sox slugger Adam Dunn before Monday's deadline for postseason eligibility, two sources told SI.com. Dunn is in the final season of a four-year contract, and the 34-year-old veteran has indicated he might consider retiring after the season.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Adam Dunn might retire in the offseason

    White Sox manager Robin Ventura said veteran slugger Adam Dunn, who will be a free agent after the season, will have a tough decision to face in the offseason. Dunn told MLB.com Saturday he has strongly considered the 2014 season being his last in the majors. "That's always a tough decision for guys," Ventura said, per CSN Chicago. "When they get where he's at and Paul (Konerko) and all those guys that are of age, you get close and you might see the end. You don't know. It's a tough decision. This is something he's done most of his adult life. It's important. It's still fun. You just never know. I've also heard guys talk that way and end up playing five more years."

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Adam Dunn homers in second straight game Wednesday

    White Sox outfielder Adam Dunn went 1 for 3 with a walk and a solo home run in his team's 7-1 defeat against the Giants Wednesday. Dunn has played the outfield in two straight games with the White Sox facing a National League team on the road, and he's managed to collect home runs in each of those contests. He has hit .222/.348/.441 with 19 home runs and 47 RBI in 329 at-bats.