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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… […]

Rude Awakening

March 28th, 2012

My alarm went off at 4:55 a.m. this morning and I didn’t really mind. The A’s were going to be playing their season opener in Japan in just fifteen minutes! Fast forward 3 1/2 hours, and I’m thinking – I got up early for this? It was a low-scoring game, as expected. Felix Hernandez struck […]

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 […]

Bye, Mark

July 1st, 2011

We all knew it was coming. We’ve known it for awhile. Still, yesterday’s news was that Mark Ellis was traded to the Colorado Rockies was a little sad for me. Sure, the guy was hitting .217. But it doesn’t have to do with what he was doing now, this season. It has to do with […]

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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