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No Hanley For Us

July 25th, 2012

Last night, I went to bed with the news that the A’s were aggressively pursuing trading for Hanley Ramirez. And this morning I woke up to the news that the Dodgers got him, and didn’t have to give up much. I’m bummed. Now I know there are a lot of A’s fans that are happy […]

Aren’t Trade Rumors Fun?

November 21st, 2011

Oh sure, most of them don’t turn into anything. But it’s fun to jump on one nugget of information and think about how a move could affect your team, especially in the offseason when there is nothing else baseball-wise to pay attention to. The Reds are not a team I have paid much attention to […]

Well the non-waiver trade deadline is six days away, and the A’s are fighting with the Mariners to stay out of last place in the AL West. So, what’s a selling team to do? There aren’t going to be any blockbusters, but there will be something. Here are my suggestions: Trade Coco Crisp: He’s given […]

They Might be A’s

February 23rd, 2009

We’re a week into SpringĀ  Training now and a few days away from the first game. But are the 25 men who will be Oakland A’s come Opening Day wearing green and gold right now? There are a still a few possibilities for free agent signings, and Dennys Reyes sounds the most possible at this […]

The Corner Infield of Old?

January 6th, 2009

Well, if the rumors are true – and we know they always are – Jason Giambi will be an A again very soon. The possibility of Jason back in green and gold, sporting his #16 jersey, gives me that old sentimental feeling. I’ve forgiven him for making fun of Oakland on Letterman, thinking becoming a […]

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