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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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The Sophomore Slump: An Oakland Tradition

There seems to be a strange tradition going on in recent years. A’s players who burst onto the scene as rookies come back in their second season and lose all semblance of the player that captured the hearts and minds of the fans. … Continue reading

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Second or Short?

It’s no secret the A’s need to improve the middle of the infield. Fans have debated for weeks who should be traded for or brought up from Sacramento to solve the problem. Last week, Dave Cameron of FanGraphs suggested the most … Continue reading

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Pathetic Pitching Dooms A’s

It was former 49ers head coach Mike Singletary who once said, “I’m not a moral victory type of guy.” He also wasn’t much for getting actual victories either, but I share his sentiment about not enjoying “moral victories.” If my team loses, I’m not going to be … Continue reading

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A’s Split Yet Another Two Game “Series”

Through 39 games so far this year, the A’s have already played in four series’ that are only two games. The A’s split the first three evenly, and thankfully for us fans the fourth was no exception, as the A’s … Continue reading

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