What to Make of the 2013 A’s

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 … Continue reading

The Road Trip From H-E-Double-Hockey-Sticks is Over

Thank goodness. It’s time to go back to Oakland and, more importantly, go back to playing by American League rules. A few thoughts from the weekend series with St. Louis: 1. What does Matt Holliday have against Oakland? First he … Continue reading

Power Problems

Overt the last five seasons, the A’s have ranked near the bottom of the league in slugging percentage. 2009: Last in the AL, 25th in MLB with a .397 slugging percentage. 2008: Dead last in all of MLB with a … Continue reading