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Really. We’ve used them a lot this season: Magical, unbelievable, amazing, improbable. Last night’s win was all of those things, and then some. I really don’t know what to call it. All I do know though is the A’s will play another baseball game tonight after what transpired in the bottom of the 9th inning […]

Two Games of “Almost”

October 7th, 2012

Brandon Moss almost hit a game-tying home run in Game 1. Coco Crisp almost beat the throw to the plate in Game 2. He also almost caught that shallow popup. And Cliff Pennington almost hit a game-tying home run in the 9th. Almost. But almost doesn’t cut it. Welcome back to postseason baseball, A’s. The […]


April 25th, 2012

What a great day to decide to watch an A’s game in its entirety. Late start times and bad timing meant I hadn’t watched a full A’s game in over a week, but I was able to catch all 14 innings of today’s crazy game with the White Sox. Of course, being that it was […]

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 […]

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 […]

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