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What to Make of the 2013 A’s

February 5th, 2013

I put on an A’s shirt this morning, and as I did so I thought about how pitchers and catchers are reporting to spring training in a week and that I haven’t written a single blog post this offseason. It’s not that I haven’t been paying attention to the moves that have been made, but… […]

The A’s just went on a nine-game swing through the east coast, playing Baltimore, Boston, and Tampa Bay. They lost two out of three to the Orioles, but took two out of three from the Red Sox and Rays. A few thoughts on the trip as a whole: * Brandon Inge became an A in […]

All the moves the A’s have made this winter seemed to indicate they’re committed to youth with an eye on 2015. But then they went and signed Coco Crisp and Bartolo Colon. Why? Let’s take a look at each and try to figure it out. Coco Crisp: 2 years, $14 million, with a club option […]

There Goes Gio

December 23rd, 2011

After the A’s traded away Trevor Cahill two weeks ago, it was pretty obvious who was next, and that was All-Star lefty Gio Gonzalez. The A’s made it official yesterday, sending Gio to the Washington Nationals in exchange for four prospects. As much as I like Gio, I understand the need to trade guys who […]

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