Tag Archives: ALDS

So Long Brett Anderson

During the past week of letting the dust settle from the flurry of trades last Tuesday, I was wondering how long Billy Beane was going to wait until before trading Brett Anderson. We now have the answer as it was … Continue reading

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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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As Luck Would Have It

With last night’s 8-2 victory against the Seattle Mariners the A’s have clinched home field advantage for the ALDS. Ever since the A’s claimed the division, fans have been eager for the team to lock down home field advantage for the … Continue reading

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Unfinished Business

This season has felt completely different from any other season in recent memory. After last year’s litany of walk-off wins and improbable run to the playoffs, I came into 2013 with supremely high expectations. In my mind, anything short of a … Continue reading

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The Catcher Problem

During the off-season I spent a considerable amount of time thinking about the areas where the A’s needed to improve the most. Shortstop, catcher, and second base stood out as the positions where the team had some glaring issues to address. … Continue reading

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