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The A’s at the Break

July 19th, 2013

First place at the All Star break certainly feels strange. The last time the A’s had this good of a record at this point in the season was 1990, and we know how far that team went (and should have gone). Last year at this point, the A’s were still under .500. There are many […]

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… […]

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 […]

A New Era Begins

August 3rd, 2012

When the A’s did nothing at the trade deadline, I knew there was still a chance that some waiver trades could be made in August, but one man I thought was staying put at least for the rest of this season was Kurt Suzuki, the team’s longest-tenured player. It seemed that they picked up George […]

I watched just about every minute of every game of the A’s road trip through Toronto and Baltimore, thanks to optimal start times and no extra inning marathons. Winning all the time sure is nice, but a 4-2 road trip is never something to complain about. Overall I feel good with the way the weekend […]

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