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I did not see this coming. This was supposed to be the 10-game road trip from hell, and the A’s – who were one of the worst in the league on the road – were supposed to get eaten alive by the opposition. I mostly feared the Detroit Tigers, who dispatched the A’s so easily […]

I love that the A’s won the first game of the Tigers series last night, and that they are 3-1 on the current road trip. But man, that game had “frustrating loss” written all over it. Dontrelle Willis was wild in the first inning. So wild, that Jim Leyland actually got the bullpen going with […]

2-1

May 28th, 2010

That’s the A’s record on this current road trip. And that’s cool, because it could have easily been 1-2 if Jake Fox’s ground ball to short didn’t eat up Julio Lugo, and if Kevin Kouzmanoff didn’t come through with one of the most clutch hits of the season. A gapper with the bases loaded is […]

Yo, O’s

May 26th, 2010

Since we’re playing the Orioles this week, Orioles blogger Matt Sadler asked me a few questions about the A’s. In turn, I asked him a few about the Orioles. AFL: Baseball fans always like to say, “If this, this, and this would happen, our team would be awesome!” What are this, this, and this for […]

Doing the Splits

May 26th, 2010

The 2010 A’s are awesome at home and pathetic on the road. Their home record this season is 18-9, best in the American League. Their road record, however, is 5-14, worst in the American League. Worst in the American League! Even the lowly Baltimore Orioles, who easily beat the A’s last night, have a better […]

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