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Eric Patterson

May 6th, 2010

A few weeks ago I said that Eric Patterson is lucky to be a major league roster. Last night I had a dream that Eric Patterson finished the season with 26 home runs. The reality is the happy medium of the two, in that Patterson is playing regularly and playing well, including his golf shot […]

Well the title of this blog post would seem a lot more positive if it was written two years ago, but instead Rich Harden pitched for the other team and dominated the A’s on Monday. $6.5 million for one year for Harden, or $10 million for one year of Ben Sheets? Hmmm… However it seems […]

Oh Yeah, I Forgot

April 14th, 2010

This past week, when the A’s have been playing great baseball, I forgot that they actually have a pretty lousy offense. Well that lousy offense reared its ugly head last night. Ryan Sweeney is still hitting third in this batting order, people. We should have known. It took the A’s getting shut out by the […]

Oh Great

March 3rd, 2010

Apparently Adam Rosales is wearing Bobby Crosby’s old #7, and he looks a lot like the now Pirates shortstop. This is not a compliment, nor is it funny! “Oh my gosh, it’s unbelievable,” said second baseman Mark Ellis, who played alongside Crosby for his entire time with Oakland and counts Crosby among his best friend. […]

Red Sox 8, A’s 2

April 15th, 2009

Well for the second time in three seasons, we almost go no-hit by the Red Sox in a weekday day game at the Colliseum. Luckily this one didn’t get as far as the last one (Shannon Stewart broke up Curt Schilling’s no-no with two outs in the ninth inning), as Kurt Suzuki broke up Wakefield’s […]

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