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And So It Ends

October 12th, 2012

Thank you, Justin Verlander, for making it quick and somewhat painless. There was no heartbreaking moment at the end of this one. This was not a one-run game with a gut-wrenching foul popout with a runner on second or a called third strike with the bases loaded. This was just Verlander pitching like what he […]

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 O.co 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 […]

5. A’s defeat the Twins in Game 3 of the 2006 ALDS to advance to the ALCS for the first time since 1992. 4. A’s defeat the Giants in Game 4 of the 1989 World Series to win their first title since 1974. 3. A’s win their A.L. record-setting 20th game in a row on […]

We’re In!

October 2nd, 2012

It’s been something we’ve been anticipating for a long time now, but now it is official – the 2012 Oakland A’s are a playoff team. After beating the Texas Rangers 4-3 before an enthusiastic crowd in Oakland last night, the A’s accomplished a number of things: – They clinched a postseason berth for the first […]

Last night, I watched a show called “Caught Looking” on the NBC Sports channel. It follows MLB teams behind the scenes as they go through crucial series down the stretch. The episode that was on last night featured the A’s and their series in New York against the Yankees last weekend. This was a very […]

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