Tag Archives: Tampa Bay Rays

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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Last Home Stand; Injury News

The 2013 season has been a whirlwind of emotion and celebration, and we can expect the feelings of excitement to become amplified as we enter the final two weeks of the regular season schedule with an eye on the playoffs. The A’s … Continue reading

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Quick Updates for 9/5

With 23 games left to play in the 2013 regular season, the A’s find themselves tied with the Texas Rangers atop the AL West. After going 9-4 against the playoff-contending Detroit Tigers, Tampa Bay Rays and Rangers, the A’s will be welcoming … 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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Bud Selig and the Homer Simpson Approach

Nerd 2: What are you going to do, Mr. Simpson? Homer: Actually, I’ve been working on a plan. During the exam, I’ll hide under some coats, and hope that somehow everything will work out. The preceding quote is from one of my … Continue reading

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