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Posts tagged ‘Mike Gallego’

Really. We’ve used them a lot this season: Magical, unbelievable, amazing, improbable. Last night’s win was all of those things, and then some. I really don’t know what to call it. All I do know though is the A’s will play another baseball game tonight after what transpired in the bottom of the 9th inning […]

Two Games of “Almost”

October 7th, 2012

Brandon Moss almost hit a game-tying home run in Game 1. Coco Crisp almost beat the throw to the plate in Game 2. He also almost caught that shallow popup. And Cliff Pennington almost hit a game-tying home run in the 9th. Almost. But almost doesn’t cut it. Welcome back to postseason baseball, A’s. The […]

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 […]

Up to Their Old Tricks

May 5th, 2011

I went away on vacation the last week of April and missed several A’s games. I pretty much missed the whole stretch against the AL West teams, and was only able to catch the finale of the Cleveland series this afternoon. Despite the good feelings that came from taking two out of three from the […]


May 28th, 2010

That’s the A’s record on this current road trip. And that’s cool, because it could have easily been 1-2 if Jake Fox’s ground ball to short didn’t eat up Julio Lugo, and if Kevin Kouzmanoff didn’t come through with one of the most clutch hits of the season. A gapper with the bases loaded is […]

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