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One More

October 8th, 2013

Well once the A’s got past Max Scherzer and Justin Verlander, things got easier for the A’s offense. I know Anibal Sanchez led the American League in ERA this year, but they A’s haven’t had much trouble with him in the past – at least this season – and a lot of the team’s lefty […]

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 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 […]

Worth Losing A Little Sleep

March 29th, 2012

Well I managed to get up for the second game, which started an hour earlier than the previous day’s game. Why they did this, I have know idea, but I got out of bed and turned on the TV just in time to see Bartolo Colon’s first pitch. Colon’s first pitch, and the 85 after […]

Well the non-waiver trade deadline is six days away, and the A’s are fighting with the Mariners to stay out of last place in the AL West. So, what’s a selling team to do? There aren’t going to be any blockbusters, but there will be something. Here are my suggestions: Trade Coco Crisp: He’s given […]

Well, that didn’t take long. Only five games after enjoying being in a tie atop the AL West, and dominating the Angels 14-0, the A’s have gone 0-5 and are in the cellar, looking up at the Mariners. This is bad. We lost 40 percent of our starting rotation to the DL. We played and […]

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