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2016 Spring Training TTM Returns

With the 2017 Spring Training getting under way (combined with my absence from this blog), I thought it would be a good time to recap my 2016 Spring Training TTM successes. 228 more words

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Buy Me Some Alka-Seltzer and...

I trust you all–at least those of you in the US–had a pleasant Presidents’ Day holiday. I did, though I’ll admit that I accomplished the feat by completely insulating myself from any information about the current possessor of that office. 620 more words


That's Amaury's News and Commentary: Baseball--The Cellar is only good for wine

Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin, left, talks with catcher Stephen Vogt during spring baseball practice in Mesa, Ariz., Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) 952 more words


Athletics plan to stay in Oakland

OAKLAND, Calif. – In a city losing two of its three professional sports teams in the same year, the Athletics are doing all they can to find a place to rebuild while remaining in Oakland. 149 more words

What I Expect From the A's Starting 5 Rotation This Year

OAKLAND, Calif. – With spring training just under a week away, let’s take a look at what the A’s hopefuls will see this coming year from their starting 5 pitching rotation after finishing another below .500 record season. 872 more words


Bob Melvin On A's Closer: 'We May Do Things A Bit Differently This Year'

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — If the Oakland Athletics can jump out to a lead this season, they should be in great shape.

As pitchers and catchers reported Wednesday, manager Bob Melvin reflected on his numerous options to close out games. 630 more words


Oakland A's Counting On Young Starting Rotation

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — A key to the Oakland Athletics’ young and relatively inexperienced starting rotation will be to consistently get the ball to the bullpen with a lead or a tie. 672 more words