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There is an A in FAIL

October 9th, 2013

Is Josh Reddick’s ugly swing and miss at ball four with the bases loaded in the 8th inning of Game 4 of the 2013 ALDS going to be this season’s version of Jeremy not sliding or Byrnes not touching the plate? T-Long watching strike three or losing the ball in the sun? Is Bob Melvin’s […]

It seems like I only¬† write a blog post after a ridiculously long extra inning game. But how could I not? Yesterday’s 18-inning win over the Yankees completed a series sweep and was probably the biggest win of the year, in a year when there will hopefully be many, many more big wins. Thank goodness […]

Home Sweet Home

October 10th, 2012

One down, two to go. After a brutal two games in Detroit, the A’s returned home to the friendly confines of the O.co Coliseum. And they looked all the part of one of the toughest teams to beat at home in all of baseball, cruising to a 2-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers in Game […]

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 […]

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. […]

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