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I have to say, I’m nervous about the upcoming six games. The A’s are rolling, having won five in a row, taking two out of three from the Royals and revengefully sweeping the Giants. But, they won’t be able to wear the yellow jerseys on the road. They’ve been wearing them the last five games. […]

The Biggest Win of the Year

June 11th, 2011

Sure, the A’s have won games this season while higher up in the standings. They’ve come from behind before. But no win has been more improbable, and no win more symbolic than the win last night over the White Sox that snapped the team’s 10-game losing streak. The A’s were down by two, had two […]

Goodbye, Bob. Hello, Bob.

June 9th, 2011

I’m sitting here watching the A’s play the White Sox in Bob Melvin’s first game as the A’s manager, and they’re losing. If they end up dropping this game, they will have a 10-game losing streak. But not even that will bring down my¬† mood today. I’m feeling pretty content tonight, win or lose. Bob […]

Losing Every Day

June 7th, 2011

The A’s haven’t won a game in over a week. Their losing streak is now at a season-high seven games and counting, but at least now stuff is starting to happen. – There was a lot of infield shuffle over the weekend. Andy LaRoche was designated for assigment and Kevin Kouzmanoff was demoted to AAA, […]

Catching Up

June 1st, 2011

As the A’s try to avoid getting swept by the Yankees today, I’ve got just a few quick things to talk about. – It’s easy to get excited when your team sweeps another team, but this Yankees series has quickly reminded us that those were the Orioles and these are the Yankees. No matter how […]

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