Tag Archives: San Francisco Giants

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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The Great Playoffs Tickets Fiasco

As if the pain and agony of last night’s almost walk-off victory wasn’t enough to stomach, I awoke this morning to learn season ticket holders were sent e-mails with instructions for buying playoff tickets and the prices had skyrocketed. Last year, … 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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Norris Lifts A’s to Victory and First Place, Quick Updates

Derek Norris hasn’t had the smoothest road during his time as an Athletic. Since his debut last June, his batting average has hovered around .200 and at times he has looked completely overmatched both with the bat and behind the … 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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