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Game #105: Astros enter orbit, smash A's 7-3

The Houston Astros hit four home runs to quiet the Athletics in the series opener on Monday.

Game #105: Astros enter orbit, smash A's 7-3

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The Houston Astros hit four home runs to quiet the Athletics in the series opener on Monday.

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Astros Series Preview: Q&A with The Crawfish Boxes

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!

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!

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Daily Link Dump 7/28/14

Links before the first of three games in Houston.

Daily Link Dump 7/28/14

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Links before the first of three games in Houston.

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Craig Gentry placed on DL, Billy Burns called up

The Athletics lose one player and replace him with a somewhat similar player.

Craig Gentry placed on DL, Billy Burns called up

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The Athletics lose one player and replace him with a somewhat similar player.

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#Lookit

Billy Burns once scored from second on a sac fly

You don't quite get to see it, but you can imagine/hear it.

Billy Burns once scored from second on a sac fly

You don't quite get to see it, but you can imagine/hear it.

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Oakland's 2 Avenues To Winning The AL West

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With a two-game lead in the AL West and 58 games left, I believe the A's sit right now with two clear avenues to winning the division. That's better than one avenue and much better than zero...

Down on the farm: Talking top prospects with Grady

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Shortly before the major league All-Star break, I spent a few days in Stockton, where I had the chance to talk with A's special assistant Grady Fuson about some of the team's top prospects.

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.

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...

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...

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...

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

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?

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.

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!

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.

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