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Game Thread #126: A's vs. Mets

The A's go for the sweep (doesn't that sound more fun than a losing streak?) today against the Mets as Jeff Samardzija will face off against Zack Wheeler. Wheeler has been nearly perfect in his...

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Game #125: A's earn much-needed win over Mets

The A's really needed that. There isn't much to say, really. The simple act of getting back in the win column is far more valuable than a single game in the standings — there's just an air of...

Game #125: A's earn much-needed win over Mets

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The A's really needed that. There isn't much to say, really. The simple act of getting back in the win column is far more valuable than a single game in the standings — there's just an air of...

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The A's are still underachieving, says Pythagoras

Four months into the season, Oakland's real record still hasn't caught up to its Pythagorean expectation.

The A's are still underachieving, says Pythagoras

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Four months into the season, Oakland's real record still hasn't caught up to its Pythagorean expectation.

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Mets Series Preview: Q&A with Amazin' Avenue

With the A's and Mets squaring off for three games, I asked Steve Schreiber of Amazin' Avenue a few questions about his favorite team. Here's what he had to say!

Mets Series Preview: Q&A with Amazin' Avenue

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With the A's and Mets squaring off for three games, I asked Steve Schreiber of Amazin' Avenue a few questions about his favorite team. Here's what he had to say!

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Daily Link Dump 8/19/14

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Links before a brief series with the Mets.

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Game Thread #125: A's vs. Mets

Asking the Mets to pay you a visit seems like a good way to break out of a slump, and lo and behold, here they are. But wait, it gets better — they're visiting without Chris Young, who absolutely...

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How Eric Sogard Made History

Last Saturday’s Athletics vs. Twins game turned out just about as everyone expected, with Oakland winning the game 9-4 in what was a noncompetitive contest after the 5th inning. Minnesota chose to...

Worrying about Brandon Moss’s power, for some reason

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Brandon Moss hasn't hit a home run in August, and has been slugging .250. What gives?

Ballpark binge: The O.Co food tour

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An elite (eleat?) group of A's fans got to live the dream: An all-you-can-eat behind the scenes concessions tour at the Coliseum.

Nate Freiman or Kyle Blanks?

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With Kyle Blanks on a rehab assignment in Sacramento, the A’s have a minor roster decision coming up. They have to decide who gets the spare LHP at-bats at first base: Nate Freiman or Kyle Blanks....

Down On The Farm: A's Organizational Leader Board

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With just a couple of weeks left in the minor league season, I thought I’d take a look at the A’s organizational leaders in a few key hitting and pitching categories.

Game #124: A's lose 4-3 in ATL, drop 5th straight

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Oh, well. The A's have lost five straight games, have been offensively underwhelming since the All-Star Break, aren't getting picked up by their starting pitching, are banged up, you name it. And...

Billy Beane Stays/Strays From The GM We Know

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The A's operate within certain basic philosophies of wheeling and dealing and this time around I think Beane continued to follow some of them while breaking from others. My take on where he stayed...

Birthday Party at the Coliseum!

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With all the gloom and doom lately on the field, allow me to share my kids' first birthday party with you.

No, the A's cannot demote Jason Hammel to Triple-A

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Why even keep Hammel on the roster? Why not send him to Sacramento to hang out until rosters expand? I'll tell you.

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Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire and Daily Value Picks

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This week Phil shares the latest injuries and gives his Waiver Wire and FanDuel Daily Fantasy Baseball value picks and much more

Putting August into perspective

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The 73-48 Athletics are only 7-7 in August so far. Is that a big deal?

A's get two slots on ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball

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Remember the last time the A's were featured on ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball? No worries if you don't — it was eight years ago. The A's have been in the news a lot lately, thanks to...

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Do the A's have a 'feast or famine' offense?

Is it true that the Oakland Athletics have only two settings: blowout or shutout?

Braves Series Preview: Q&A with Talking Chop

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With the A's and Braves squaring off for three games, I asked Scott Coleman of Talking Chop a few questions about his favorite team. Here's what he had to say!

Trade waivers, how do they work? An FAQ.

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Addressing a few frequently asked questions and sticking around to answer any other questions that come up.

Jed Lowrie placed on DL; Andy Parrino recalled

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Andy Parrino was recalled from Triple-A Sacramento ahead of the Atlanta series starting Friday to give Lowrie time to heal a hairline fracture in his right index finger.

The emerging reality about Lester and Cespedes

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Acquiring a starting pitcher and trading away a cleanup hitter is a weird thing. They each have value, but their value comes in SUCH different contexts that it is not like comparing apples to...

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