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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?

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?

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Oakland A's options & service time: A primer

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

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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Thursday Podcast: Relievers, injuries and Reddick

Alex Hall goes on the Phil Naessens Show to talk A's baseball, including the closer-by-committee, the starting rotation, Craig Gentry and Josh Reddick!

Thursday Podcast: Relievers, injuries and Reddick

Alex Hall goes on the Phil Naessens Show to talk A's baseball, including the closer-by-committee, the starting rotation, Craig Gentry and Josh Reddick!

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A's Game Recaps

Game #15: A's throw away lead against the Angels

The A's flush away a 4-1 lead, lose painfully in the 12th inning. And we didn't even use Jim Johnson this time.

Game #15: A's throw away lead against the Angels

The A's flush away a 4-1 lead, lose painfully in the 12th inning. And we didn't even use Jim Johnson this time.

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Josh Reddick: What is going wrong?

What is happening with Josh Reddick? We try to find out.

Josh Reddick: What is going wrong?

What is happening with Josh Reddick? We try to find out.

DLD 4/16/14: Rainout makeup vs. Seattle on May 7

The Oakland Athletics have announced that the April 4 game postponed due to an unplayable infield has been rescheduled as a single-admission double-header. In other news, the A's have claimed RHP Marcus Walden off waivers from Toronto.

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Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the 1974 A’s

Once more in '74. It started as a rallying cry for the season, but the Oakland A's delivered on the promise and became one of the best teams of all-time by winning their third consecutive championship.

Designated For Assignment: Who Do YOU Want to DFA?

I do not advocate sending anyone down just yet, but if the A's did decide that they want a change based on poor performance, who do you think it should be?

Deja Vu, featuring John Jaso

In Hollywood, re-making the original can be a lame trick. Jaso showed that in baseball, it can be a great idea.

How To Not "Strasburg" Sonny Gray and Jesse Chavez

Things are going well for the A's in the early season. In particular, Oakland's rotation has been stellar — Sonny Gray, Scott Kazmir, Jesse Chavez, and Dan Straily have all pitched exceptionally...

This Week in Scorecard Stories: April 15, 2006

jfkoo's Oakland Athletics scorebook will bring you back to the stands at the Coliseum, in front of the television, or anywhere else baseball can be seen as far back as 2003. This week, the Athletics faced the Texas Rangers on April 15, 2006.

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Angels Series Preview: Q&A with Halos Heaven

With the A's and Angels squaring off for three games, I asked Jim Gardner of Halos Heaven a few questions about his favorite team. Here's what he had to say!

The "Closer by Committee" Needs a Nickname

So far, the closer-by-committee is 2 for 2. Hopefully, it's here to stay. And if it's here to stay, it needs a better name.

Oakland Athletics Week 2 Review

In which the A's dominate on their first road trip, thanks to starting pitching and home runs.

Down On The Farm: Russell, Ynoa Down But Others Up

Top prospects can be fragile things - quite literally! We're only about a week and a half into the minor league season and the A's have already lost two of theirs - shortstop Addison Russell and pitcher Michael Ynoa.

Scott Kazmir Leaves Start With Triceps Tightness

The Athletics' No. 2 starter is still scheduled for his next start on Saturday against Houston.

Game #12: Power Pitching Early, Power Hitting Late

Scott Kazmir was brilliant this afternoon, unleashing a wipeout-changeup to go with an explosive 93MPH fastball and disappearing slider. So good was Kazmir that he retired the first 10 batters and held the Mariners to just 2 hits through 6 innings...

Too Much Noise About Small Samples

Some of the early commentary has suggested that fans are wedded to small-sample results as gospel and that all the results so far this season should essentially be ignored. I beg to differ...

A's DFA Sam Fuld, Activate Craig Gentry from DL

The Oakland A's designated Sam Fuld for assignment to make room for Craig Gentry's return from the disabled list. We discuss the context of the decision against the A's two other choices for demotion: Josh Reddick and Daric Barton.

Jesse Chavez Is Only 1% Owned?

AN Contributer Phil Naessens highlights Jesse Chavez and offers three waiver wire opportunities available this week.

Roll Call: Meet AN's New Writers

Athletics Nation re-stocks the rotation by adding five new contributors to the mix.

Yoenis Cespedes: Hitting Adjustments

How can Cespedes reach elite hitting status? Let's find out.

Mariners Series Preview: Q&A with Lookout Landing

With the A's and Mariners squaring off for three games, I asked Logan Davis of Lookout Landing a few questions about his favorite team. Here's what he had to say!

Good News: Derek Norris Can Hit Righties

Are Derek Norris' astoundingly good early-season numbers against right-handed pitching a fluke or a sign of things to come?

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