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Are the A's pursuing an "age" Sweet Spot? Part 2

The trades of Seth Smith, Chris Young, Grant Green, Kurt Suzuki, Tyson Ross, Cash Trades, minor trades, DFA's and more. Overall analysis on how the A's have done with trades the last few years.

Are the A's pursuing an "age" Sweet Spot? Part 2

The trades of Seth Smith, Chris Young, Grant Green, Kurt Suzuki, Tyson Ross, Cash Trades, minor trades, DFA's and more. Overall analysis on how the A's have done with trades the last few years.

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A's scorecard stories: How to keep score

No two people keep score the same way, but Jeremy Koo will teach you how by taking you back to the first card he ever kept of the Athletics: April 20, 2003 against Texas.

A's scorecard stories: How to keep score

No two people keep score the same way, but Jeremy Koo will teach you how by taking you back to the first card he ever kept of the Athletics: April 20, 2003 against Texas.

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Thursday Podcast: Reddick, Cespedes and Johnson

Alex Hall goes on the Phil Naessens Show to talk A's baseball.

Thursday Podcast: Reddick, Cespedes and Johnson

Alex Hall goes on the Phil Naessens Show to talk A's baseball.

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Daily Link Dump 4/24/14

Links as the A's hit the road.

Daily Link Dump 4/24/14

Links as the A's hit the road.

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Time for Jean Quan to get serious about the A's

Jean Quan's tenure as Oakland mayor has seen more than its fair share of empty, meaningless rhetoric regarding the Coliseum City project and the general effort to keep Oakland's teams in town. Does Mayor Quan have what it takes to get something done?

Time for Jean Quan to get serious about the A's

Jean Quan's tenure as Oakland mayor has seen more than its fair share of empty, meaningless rhetoric regarding the Coliseum City project and the general effort to keep Oakland's teams in town. Does Mayor Quan have what it takes to get something done?

Game #21: Lifeless A's swept by Rangers

Move along, people. Nothing to see here.

Athletics Nation Day in Stockton, Sunday June 8

Step right up, folks! Get your tickets now for the first annual Athletics Nation Day in Stockton, the one event all year when reality will surpass hyperbole!

The Trading A's: Who Do You Want Back?

I look at recent players and prospects after they left the Athletics system. I also look at some recognizable trade patterns and hope to show why the Burns trade may be one of the A's best.

Daily Link Dump 4/24/14

Links before a getaway-day matinee.

The new, patient Yoenis Cespedes

Yoenis Cespedes appears to have become more selective at the plate. Is his improvement real?

Rangers Series Preview: Q&A with Lone Star Ball

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!

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Oakland Athletics Week 3 Review

In which the A's went 5-1 against a pair of division "rivals."

Ring around the fringe-level middle infielder

The A's and Rangers are a lot of things to one another — rivals; strategic antitheses; the team that keeps claiming each other's fringe-level middle infielders and then designating them for...

Down On The Farm: Teams' Top Starting Pitchers

Pitching is the name of the game. But some of the A's top pitching prospects over the past few years have emerged out of nowhere. So let's take a look at the top-performing starting pitchers for each of the A's minor league affiliates so far.

Drew Pomeranz: Send him down and stretch him out?

Until this year, Drew Pomeranz made only four relief appearances in his professional career. Should the Athletics send him to AAA right away to stretch him out?

Twins claim Sam Fuld

The outfielder heads to Minnesota after being designated for assignment last weekend.

Fans can be overly seduced by "one great season"

Ask Katrina And The Waves and they'll tell you that you can be walking on sunshine one year only to toil in obscurity thereafter. Without looking it up, can you name another Katrina And The Waves song?

Alberto Callaspo has Fantasy Value?

AN contributor Phil Naessens answers a question from a listener of his daily show about Alberto Callaspo and gives some waiver wire and sleeper suggestions for week number four of the Fantasy Baseball season.

Athletics sign Sean Doolittle to 5-year contract

All told, the deal could keep Doolittle in Oakland through 2020.

Astros Series Preview: Q&A with The Crawfish Boxes

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

Opposite field hitting: The key to success?

Does hitting the opposite way improve a team's chance to score runs? Let's take a look.

What's wrong with the Athletics' bullpen?

The A's were supposed to have one of the best bullpens in baseball, but the closer-by-committee isn't getting the job done. What gives?

Oakland A's options & service time: A primer

There's more than meets the eye whenever the A's make a roster move.

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