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Well, that didn’t take long. Only five games after enjoying being in a tie atop the AL West, and dominating the Angels 14-0, the A’s have gone 0-5 and are in the cellar, looking up at the Mariners. This is bad. We lost 40 percent of our starting rotation to the DL. We played and […]

I don’t know what this is what you think of when you think of a first place major league baseball team, but for today, that’s what the A’s are. Their big 14-0 win over the Angels last night secured a tie for first in the AL West with the Rangers. Thanks to a couple of […]

Well the A’s were on their way to falling back to that familiar .500 record yesterday until they got some help from Mother Nature. Gio was horrible, the A’s were down 7-0 in the fourth inning, and then it started a rain. It rained, and rained, and rained, and the game was called after a […]

Here’s an astonishing stat for you: The A’s 10-9 record on the road is the third best road record in the American League. OK, maybe that isn’t a jumping-out-of-your-chair stat. But considering that the A’s second biggest problem in years past has been their inability to win much on the road, to see them doing […]

Up to Their Old Tricks

May 5th, 2011

I went away on vacation the last week of April and missed several A’s games. I pretty much missed the whole stretch against the AL West teams, and was only able to catch the finale of the Cleveland series this afternoon. Despite the good feelings that came from taking two out of three from the […]

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