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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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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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Yo Vinnie!: A’s Acquire Minor League Infielder

Jane Lee of MLB.com reported this morning the Athletics have acquired Minor League 3B Vinnie Catricala from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. The trade appears to be a move to … Continue reading

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Cespedes’ Debut, First Cuts, Other Stuff

The explosive debut of Yoenis Cespedes on Saturday (2-for-2 with a home run, 2 RBIs and a walk) made the weekend about as exciting as Spring Training baseball can possibly get. That’s not to say the impending dawn of a new season doesn’t … Continue reading

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