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Spring Training Optimism

February 23rd, 2015

Pitchers and catchers have reported to camp. Guys are starting to throw and everyone has great things to say. Rehabbing A.J. Griffin is “as lively as we’ve seen him in quite some time.” The ball is “screaming” out of R.J. Alvarez’s hand and Jesse Hahn threw a curveball that buckled BoMel’s knees. Barry Zito, of […]

Bringer of Sad

November 29th, 2014

I shouldn’t be surprised anymore when stuff like that happens. But I can’t help it. When I saw the Twitter alert about Josh Donaldson being traded to the Toronto Blue Jays, I felt a sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach much like the feeling I had the night of the wild card game. […]

And Then That Happened.

July 31st, 2014

When I first saw the news on Twitter that the A’s had acquired Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes from the Red Sox for Yoenis Cespedes, I thought it was a joke. Certainly the A’s wouldn’t trade away Cespedes in the middle of a pennant race, even for an ace like Lester. But then it was […]

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