Tag Archives: Grant Balfour

Makin’ Moves With Billy Beane

After a relatively quiet start to the off-season, Billy Beane and the A’s have begun putting the team together for 2014 by inking starting pitcher Scott Kazmir and trading the embattled Jemile Weeks for All-Star closer Jim Johnson. Oh yeah, … Continue reading

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Is Morale Going Down the Toilet?

September may be the most exciting time for baseball fans when your team is in the playoff hunt. All of the ecstasy and agony of the six-month long regular season is concentrated into a bewildering blur of four weeks and amplified to unfathomable levels. Yet with … Continue reading

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Breaking Down Balfour

Yesterday was an unfamiliar sight for A’s fans with Grant Balfour blowing only his second save this season in a 7-6 walk-off loss to Detroit. However, as soon as Torii Hunter’s homer landed in the seats, a litany of people flooded social media and absolutely trashed Balfour as if he … Continue reading

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Quick Updates for 7/13

The first part of the season is winding down and the A’s are making plenty of news both on and off the field. There’s a lot going down on the stadium front right now, as the City of Oakland and … 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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