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Marshall Paul

SonnySEA15
Oakland Athletics

Baseball is a game of inches. Unfortunately for the A’s, those inches stacked up against them, as a series of close plays did not go in their favor resulting in a 5-4 11-inning loss at the hands of the Mariners. “There were so many things that we felt didn’t go more »

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CanhaTEX
Oakland Athletics

It was a night full of milestones Wednesday evening at O.co Coliseum, as two Athletics made their Major League debut in epic fashion, leading Oakland to a 10-0 victory over Texas. Long time farm hand Tyler Ladendorf tripled in his first big league at bat, and Mark Canha tripled off more »

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SonnyTEX15
Oakland Athletics

The smell of freshly cut grass filled the air, and the new ten million dollar video boards filled the eyes of a sold-out crowd at O.co Monday evening, but Sonny Gray stole the show nearly throwing a no-hitter as the A’s won on Opening Day for the first time in a more »

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Coco
Oakland Athletics

The A’s will start Coco Crisp in left field today in a seemingly meaningless Cactus League game, however their intentions of moving the stalwart center fielder permanently to the left corner is more than just an experiment. If you are a fan of advanced statistics, it would be an easy decision to more »

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BoMel14
Oakland AthleticsUncategorized

After a tumultuous offseason in which the Athletics completely overhauled their roster in a barrage of jaw-dropping trades and head-scratching acquisitions, the loyal fan base came out in force on a stormy Sunday afternoon to support their club and get some answers. Billy Beane opened his eighteenth offseason as GM more »

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DonaldsonPHI
Oakland Athletics

The pesky Phillies would not go down without a fight, as the A’s three times blew the lead before Josh Donaldson launched  a two-run blast well over the wall in center field to give the A’s a much needed victory. For the tenth time this season Oakland celebrated a walk-off more »

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KazmirLAA
Oakland Athletics

After two nail-biting games played in a playoff-like atmosphere went in the A’s favor to start the AL-west lead-deciding series, the Angels came back with a vengeance Sunday evening in front of a nationally televised audience. The highly-paid and highly-talented Los Angeles offense made short work of Scott Kazmir, knocking around the more »

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DoolittleLAA2
Oakland Athletics

There are still 35 games left in the regular season, but Friday night’s showdown between the top two teams in MLB had the excitement and tension of a playoff game. After five consecutive wins in the month of July, A’s opening-day starter Sonny Gray rebounded from four-straight August losses to toss one more »

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SuzukiMIN
Oakland Athletics

With the flurry of trades, acquisitions and other moves Billy Beane routinely makes each season, it is no surprise that there are a massive amount of players in the MLB that have at one time or another been on the A’s roster. It is unorthodox, however, that these former Athletics more »

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NorrisMIN
Oakland Athletics

The A’s smelled blood in the water going into the Saturday night pitching matchup between ace-of-the-day Jeff “Shark” Samardzija and Trevor May, making his first career Major League start for the Twins. Like a predator stalking its prey, the Oakland lineup remained patient early, drawing seven walks off the rookie over more »

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