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Beane Takes Heat for Trades

After an early exit from the playoffs many people have started to question the trades that Oakland’s Billy Beane made prior to the deadline. For those that don’t remember the A’s acquired Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes from the Boston Red Sox for Yoenis Cespedes, Adam Dunn from the Chicago White Sox for prospect Nolan Sandburn, and both Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel for Addison Russell and 2 other prospects. 426 more words

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Grant Napear Interview with Ernie Johnson

Broadcasting great Ernie Johnson of Turner Sports joined Grant to describe his experience calling last night’s instant classic between the Royals and Athletics, the Wild Card play-in game Kansas City’s first postseason baseball appearance since 1985. 85 more words

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Sully Baseball Daily Podcast - October 1, 2014

The Royals and A’s opened the post season with one of the wildest and craziest and for Oakland fans heartbreaking game in recent years.

Right after the game, I walked out of… 74 more words

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All In: How Oakland Folded Down The Stretch

In the aftermath of one of the best baseball games of this century, the defeated Oakland Athletics are back to the drawing board. Everything they had built over the last three years was leading up to one moment — the 2014 postseason — and the premium they paid for two starting pitchers this July — Jeff Samardjiza and Jon Lester — were for the soul purpose of improving on their odds of winning once they made it there. 800 more words

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Keith Brooks and Carmichael Dave Show - October 1st, 2014

Hump day was a big day!!!  Not only did we have one of the greatest playoff baseball games in history, we also had Mike Tyson on the show. 132 more words

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5 Things The A's Must Do This Offseason

The A’s season ended in disappointing fashion last night, falling 9-8 in 12 innings in a one-game wildcard playoff in Kansas City. Oakland had the best record in baseball at the All-Star Break, but went ten games under .500 in the second half of the season while sputtering into the playoffs. 526 more words

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Kansas City Royals advance to ALDS

The Royals pulled it off. This game looked over when the Oakland A’s were up 7-3. The announcers were even handing the win to the A’s in the 7th inning. 217 more words

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