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There is an A in FAIL

October 9th, 2013

Is Josh Reddick’s ugly swing and miss at ball four with the bases loaded in the 8th inning of Game 4 of the 2013 ALDS going to be this season’s version of Jeremy not sliding or Byrnes not touching the plate? T-Long watching strike three or losing the ball in the sun? Is Bob Melvin’s […]

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 […]

Taking Care of Business

August 30th, 2012

Well today’s 12-7 win over the Cleveland Indians certainly wasn’t pretty, but it counts all the same in the standings. By completing the four-game sweep of the Tribe, the A’s have extended their winning streak to six games, are leading the #1 Wild Card spot by a game over Baltimore, and have closed the gap […]

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 other night I was watching Game 3 of the NLCS between the Brewers and the Cardinals. Former A Mark Kotsay plays for the Brewers as a fourth/fifth outfielder, but he got the start in Game 3 based on matchups and other guys struggling. Anyway, Kotsay homered in his second at-bat of the game. It […]

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