A’s Only Make One Move at Deadline

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All signs pointed towards the Oakland Athletics having a fire sale at the trade deadline. Instead, the team only decided to make one major move. Frankie Montas is heading to the New York Yankees, where he’ll now be a key rotation piece on a team looking to do damage in October. It didn’t seem as […] READ MORE


Rangers Cruise to Series Win Over A’s

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Rangers 5, Athletics 2   ARLINGTON, Texas, Jul 13 — The Texas Rangers were able to win their series with the Oakland Athletics with a victory on Wednesday night by a final score of 5–2. The Rangers played small ball on this night at Globe Life Field. RBI singles by Corey Seager, Leody Taveras, and […] READ MORE


A’s Make First Move of the Summer

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The Oakland Athletics decided to deal Christian Bethancourt to the Tampa Bay Rays for a couple of prospects, outfielder Cal Stevenson and starting pitcher (SP) Christian Fernandez. It’s the first trade the A’s have made this summer. Sitting at the bottom of the MLB with a 29-58 record, it likely won’t be the last trade […] READ MORE


A New Low Point For the A’s

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The Oakland Athletics fell to 22–45 after a 2–0 defeat at the hands of the Kansas City Royals on Saturday. It was a new low point for an A’s team that is on pace to have their worst record since the 1979 season. It was their second consecutive loss to the Royals, who, like the […] READ MORE


A’s Future Roster Plans

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The 2022 MLB season is set to be a developmental year for the Oakland Athletics, rather than a competitive one. The A’s future is going to be highly dependent on the development of their young players. The ones in the majors along with the ones in the farm system. The front office is going to […] READ MORE


A’s Bats Show Life in Detroit

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If you’ve followed the Oakland Athletics at all this year, you’d know that the A’s bats have been a glaring weakness of the team. The A’s came into Monday’s action in Detroit as losers of nine straight–with a team batting average of .200. The team’s OBP hadn’t faired much better. The A’s packed their bags […] READ MORE


2022 Oakland Athletics Season Preview

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The 2022 Oakland Athletics season preview comes down to one word, REBUILD! The A’s have either traded away their core players or allowed them to leave via free agency. They will use their farm system to retool and try to field a competitive team in 2022. Athletics Season Preview 2021 Review The A’s lost their […] READ MORE


Ejection Inspection, Week Six: Two Diamondbacks Ejected in Relatively Quiet Week

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Two Diamondbacks Ejected in Relatively Quiet Week Welcome to Week Six of Ejection Inspection! The premise and ground rules are detailed here. The condensed version: each ejection from the previous week (Thursday through Wednesday) is listed in a table. The author – a former player/coach/umpire – analyzes each ejection and assigns it an entertainment rating […] READ MORE


Previewing the 2021 Oakland Athletics

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The Oakland Athletics find themselves in a familiar situation as the 2021 season begins. Coming off their first division title since 2013, Oakland will once again be in the mix in a competitive AL West. The lack of offseason improvement, however, diminishes the likelihood that Bob Melvin’s squad will advance past the divisional round for […] READ MORE


Ramon Laureano Suspension Reduced

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The MLB announced today that Oakland A‘s center-fielder Ramon Laureano has had his suspension reduced. The outfielder was suspended on August 11th, following a brawl between his Athletics and the Houston Astros on August 9th. The brawl started following an exchange of words between Laureano and Astros’ hitting coach Alex Cintron. Impact of the Suspension The reduction […] READ MORE