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Can the A's comeback to win the A.L. West (again)?

It’s been 14 straight months of regular season baseball since the Oakland Athletics have had a losing record. That streak ended Saturday night as they lost their third straight game to the Los Angeles Angels. 168 more words


Oakland A's Trade for Adam Dunn

An act of desperation? The Oakland A’s have a history of postseason collapses that are well documented. However, this recent trend downwards in the regular season is very concerning for the A’s . 203 more words

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Settling the Score: Friday's results

The Angels are beginning to create some distance in the American League West.

Behind a strong start from Jered Weaver and home runs from Chris Iannetta and Albert Pujols, the Angels defeated the Athletics 4-0 last night at Angel Stadium in Anaheim. 171 more words

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A Case for Chris Sale

The rumors are already swirling.

The Boston Red Sox are positioning themselves to make a run at a major acquisition this winter. By many accounts it appears that fans and media alike believe the team will target Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton or Philadelphia Phillies ace Cole Hamels. 608 more words


Top 5 A.L. Cy Young Award candidates 2014 (Wed. column)

The Cy Young Award goes to the best overall pitching performance of the season. This was more difficult to decipher than initially anticipated. Does one look at wins? 285 more words


Jon Lester is Ridiculously Consistent

Before the trade sending him to the A’s on July 31, Jon Lester had a 2.52/2.62/3.02 ERA/FIP/xFIP.  Since the trade, he has a 2.60/2.64/3.09 line.  Not too much to analyze here, but I just wanted to point it out.  88 more words

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