Tag Archives: Jerry Blevins

Mr. Blevins Goes To Washington

Another day, another deal for Billy Beane. This one has lefty reliever and longest-tenured Athletic Jerry Blevins heading to the Washington Nationals capital in exchange for minor league outfield prospect Billy Burns. Despite a few rumblings today and yesterday of … Continue reading

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After the Deadline

Now that all the dust has settled and the trading deadline has passed we can get back to focusing our complete attention to what is happening on the field. Unfortunately for the A’s, the last two games of the current … 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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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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Two Down, 160 To Go

With five runs in 20 innings, the A’s lost for the eighth consecutive year on Opening Day, but still managed to come away with a two game split against the Seattle Mariners in their season opening showdown in Japan. Because of … Continue reading

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