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Oakland Athletics

On Monday evening, the A’s acquired right-handed pitcher and closer Jim Johnson from the Baltimore Orioles for second baseman Jemile Weeks, in the latest “What The…?” move by A’s General Manager Billy Beane. He seems to have at least one of these every offseason. In 2011, it was signing Yoenis more »

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So far the big news out the A’s offseason has been the signing of versatile veteran infielder Nick Punto. Note the keyword there being “versatile.” Billy Beane’s newest market inefficiency over the past few seasons has been targeting players that have the ability to step into multiple roles to help more »

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Chase Utley
Oakland Athletics

Recently, I put together a list of potential starting pitching options for the A’s as the July 31st trade deadline approaches – but this time, let’s talk about middle infield help. There’s no doubt that the play of Jed Lowrie has been a highlight of the A’s offense all season more »

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Oakland Athletics

Despite losing three-of-four to the Texas Rangers, the Oakland A’s are still 11 games over .500 and a game up in first place in the American League West. If you tuned into the A’s postgame broadcast, though, you’d have thought the A’s were circling the drain along side the Houston more »

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Oakland Athletics

The A’s are playing well at the moment – they have a 29-23 record and are within striking distance of the first-place Texas Rangers in the A.L. West. They’ve managed to get off to a strong 2013 start utilizing a backup infield tandem of Adam Rosales and Eric Sogard – more »

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Oakland Athletics

Despite having an overall winning record of 18-17, the A’s are actually just 7-16 against teams not named the Houston Astros or Los Angeles Angels and are struggling against the bulk of their American League counterparts. With an entire starting outfield on the disabled list (Coco Crisp, Chris Young and more »

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Oakland Athletics

With all the focus being placed on the depth the Oakland A’s added to their Major League roster this off season, the fact that they have a deep minor league system stacked with Major League ready talent has been slightly overlooked. To illustrate that fact, Shane Peterson is making his more »

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Oakland Athletics

Allow me to begin with an apology. I’m sorry for bringing a negative attitude to an otherwise optimistic Oakland A’s 2012 season. With every at bat given to their up-the-middle combination of underachieving infielders, the A’s are wasting solid pitching and hurting their chances to make the post season this year. Wait, did I just […]

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Oakland Athletics

It took 15 innings, but the style of game was still all too familiar to A’s fans on Monday night: Hit a game-tying home run, then win it on a walk-off. The A’s were walk-off winners for the 12th time on Monday night, defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 in more »

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Josh Reddick
Oakland Athletics

The Oakland A’s and Seattle Mariners turned back the clock to 1955 Sunday afternoon when the two teams faced off in the first half finale at the Oakland Coliseum. Fans were treated to a 1955 Oakland Oaks cap and a rendition of the National Anthem by an Elvis impersonator before more »

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