Tag Archives: A.J. Griffin

Playoff Fever

The short lull before the Division Series begins always seems to take the feelings of excitement and anticipation and throws them in a pressure cooker. Everything is amplified to vertiginous levels. All the hype and hoopla of 162 games of the regular season combined pales in … Continue reading

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Postseason Rotation: Who’s In, Who’s Out?

As the regular season schedule draws closer to its terminus, a potential second straight trip to the playoffs becomes more of a reality for the A’s. With the postseason scheduled to begin in less than three weeks the team must start thinking … Continue reading

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Mid-Season Report Card: The Pitchers

I had meant to post this entry and a few other updates during the weekend but some things came up and totally derailed those plans. Nevertheless, with the All-Star Game eight days away we still have plenty of time to … Continue reading

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Root Beer Floats & Radio Shout Outs

I’ve long thought that of all the promotions the A’s run, Root Beer Float Day is among the best. It always attracts a sizeable crowd, it gives fans a chance to meet and mingle with players and other local celebrities, and … Continue reading

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Burned Out

On Monday the A’s finally had an off day after 17 straight days with games in which they went an impressive 13-4. After beating the Yankees on Tuesday and Wednesday, it seemed as though the rest did the team well. … Continue reading

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