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September 30th, 2012

I have never, in my life, been more happy to be wrong.   Magic. Number. Three. Go A’s!!

Last night, I watched a show called “Caught Looking” on the NBC Sports channel. It follows MLB teams behind the scenes as they go through crucial series down the stretch. The episode that was on last night featured the A’s and their series in New York against the Yankees last weekend. This was a very […]

Well, the weekend series with the O’s is done and the A’s came out on top, taking two out of three. Sure, we would have all liked a sweep, but winning a mid-September series against a team as hot as the O’s were is great for the A’s. It was also disappointing to lose that […]

This Feels Like Playoffs

September 15th, 2012

It’s the Battle of Vowels. The Battle of the “Best Story.” This weekend’s series with the Orioles wasn’t supposed to matter but it does. It matters immensely to both teams. And the A’s drew first blood, winning last night’s showdown in a nail-biter of a game, relying mostly on defense to get the win. The A’s turned […]

You’ve Got to be Kidding Me.

September 13th, 2012

Six days ago, I wrote a blog post called “The A’s are Down but Not Out.” They had just had their 9-game winning streak snapped by the Angels, who proceeded to sweep them in three games at home. It sure felt that day like the A’s were the third best team in the A.L. West […]

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