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Sigh. What Now, A’s?

December 8th, 2011

The A.L. West just got a lot better today as the best hitter in the whole league signed with the Angels. They didn’t stop there either, as they added lefty starter C.J. Wilson. The A’s already had to share a division with the two-time American League champion Rangers. Now they have to deal with Pujols […]

Oh, Fiddlesticks

November 2nd, 2010

And so it is. The San Francisco Giants have won the World Series. Sure, I figured it would happen in my lifetime. And I do thank them for waiting until I was out of the Bay Area and certain unlikeable players were no longer on the team. But I still wasn’t ready for it. Not […]

Sure, we’re only one game into the 2010 World Series. The Giants haven’t won it yet. But regardless of what happens over the next week, the damage to the A’s has already been done. In 2010, the Giants drew more than double the amount of fans to AT&T Park than the A’s did at the […]

This is All We’ve Got

October 12th, 2010

The A’s are like the pesky little brother, always trying to outdo the older brother Giants. We want to beat them so bad when they play the interleague series every year. They want to beat us too, but not as badly. They’ve got way more fans, a much better stadium, and a higher payroll. They […]

Glory Days

October 6th, 2010

Sunday afternoon, I had planned to watch the A’s final game of the season. I hadn’t watched many games in the final two months of the season as the A’s had faded, but I wanted to watch the last one and say goodbye to the green and gold for the winter. But that Padres-Giants game […]

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