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Game #104: Bat-Aroundy Offense Supports Kazmir

In the top of the 2nd inning, the A's batted around. For the 22nd time this season. That means on average, Oakland bats around about once every 5 games. That'll do, pig. That'll do.

Game #104: Bat-Aroundy Offense Supports Kazmir

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In the top of the 2nd inning, the A's batted around. For the 22nd time this season. That means on average, Oakland bats around about once every 5 games. That'll do, pig. That'll do.

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Green-and-Gold Caravan Rolls into Cooperstown

Tony La Russa and Frank Thomas are among this year's honorees at the Hall-of-Fame in Cooperstown.

Green-and-Gold Caravan Rolls into Cooperstown

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Tony La Russa and Frank Thomas are among this year's honorees at the Hall-of-Fame in Cooperstown.

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Hall Of Fame Analysis On Induction Day

When I think of Tony La Russa, and his tenure with the A's, my mind -- I guess my mind is very chronological -- goes first to La Russa's first game ever managing Oakland: July 8th, 1986...

Hall Of Fame Analysis On Induction Day

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When I think of Tony La Russa, and his tenure with the A's, my mind -- I guess my mind is very chronological -- goes first to La Russa's first game ever managing Oakland: July 8th, 1986...

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Mommy, Where Do Walks Come From?

Why some hitters draw more walks, and some fewer, is a bit more complex than meets the good eye. Today I attempt to break down the distinct factors that can play a part...

Mommy, Where Do Walks Come From?

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Why some hitters draw more walks, and some fewer, is a bit more complex than meets the good eye. Today I attempt to break down the distinct factors that can play a part...

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Finding the next Brandon Moss - Part two

This time we look at Brandon Moss' swing to see how he is so successful.

Finding the next Brandon Moss - Part two

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This time we look at Brandon Moss' swing to see how he is so successful.

Game #103: A's Erupt From Slumber With HR Barrage

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For 5 innings, the A's offense sleepwalked (slept-walk?) as if they hadn't woken up from last night's sleepwalking. 1 hit and 0 runs through 5 innings, even though Nick Tepesch looked truly...

Jason Hammel is being Jason Hammel

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Phil answers a readers question about Jason Hammel, gives his weekly waiver wire picks and much more Fantasy Baseball information

Daily Link Dump 7/25/14

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Links before three games in Texas.

Rangers Series Preview: Q&A with Lone Star Ball

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With the A's and Rangers squaring off for three games, I asked Adam J Morris of Lone Star Ball a few questions about his favorite team. Here's what he had to say!

Did the A's make a mistake by getting Jim Johnson?

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There were several closers available last winter. Did the Athletics make the wrong choice?

Jim Johnson DFA; Evan Scribner Recalled

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To absolutely no one's surprise, it looks like Jim Johnson has or will be released by the Oakland Athletics before this afternoon's game. I wish him all the best.

Trade Target: A whole new second base platoon

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If the A's get creative they may be able to make some smaller trades that will collectively make them better than a single Ben Zobrist or Daniel Murphy blockbuster deal.

Oakland A's fans in Denmark?

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Phil Naessens meets up with a Danish A's fan in Greece and Alex joins him on his daily show to talk trading Milone and much more

Twitter apoplectic over Jim Johnson's latest meltdown

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Our third attempt to predict Jim Johnson's demise.

The most disciplined team in baseball

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Take your walks, and don't strike out. Nobody does that combination of things better than the Oakland Athletics.

Daily Link Dump 7/23/14

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Happy Root Beer Float Day!

"Blessed But Not Entitled" Is A Good Goal For Fans

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One of the things that makes baseball so terrific is that no win is ever really assured. Bad teams beat good teams, and on any given day a bad hitter might come up big while accomplished hitters...

Astros Series Preview: Q&A with The Crawfish Boxes

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With the A's and Astros squaring off for three games, I asked Ryan Dunsmore of The Crawfish Boxes a few questions about his favorite team. Here's what he had to say!

Reddick activated; other injury updates

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Josh Reddick returns from his second visit to the disabled list. We update you on the A's remaining injuries.

A's attendance shows encouraging jump in 2014

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The A's are approaching a per-game average crowd of 25,000 in 2014, which would put their seasonal attendance at 2,000,000 for the first time since 2005.

Let's not freak out about Jason Hammel

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The other pitcher the Athletics got in the Shark trade is off to an inauspicious start in Oakland.

Could Oakland's Tommy Milone entice the Cubs?

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Could the Oakland A's and Chicago Cubs come back together now that Tommy Milone has requested a trade?

Samardzija and Hammel's effect on the playoffs

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Who is the A's #1 starter?

Oakland Athletics Week 16 Review

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In which the A's start the second half on the right foot.

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