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And Then That Happened.

July 31st, 2014

When I first saw the news on Twitter that the A’s had acquired Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes from the Red Sox for Yoenis Cespedes, I thought it was a joke. Certainly the A’s wouldn’t trade away Cespedes in the middle of a pennant race, even for an ace like Lester. But then it was […]

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… […]

I haven’t written about the A’s in awhile, but that’s summer for you. You just go along watching some games here and there and going about life and the next thing you know the A’s are 47-44, tied for a Wild Card spot and 8-2 in their last 10 games. I actually got to see […]

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 […]

First Series Win of 2012

April 12th, 2012

Well they almost didn’t pull it off as they needed an extra innings comeback in the last game, but the A’s managed to take two out of three from the visiting Royals for their first series win of the season. In Monday’s game, Tom Milone threw eight innings of shutout ball en route to a […]

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