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Link Dump Oct 17

Two fluffy articles and...

Oakland owner Wolff excited about direction A's are headed (AP)
Athletics owner Lewis Wolff is pleased his team rehired manager Ken Macha last week and restored some order in Oakland. After parting ways with their third-year manager Oct. 5 because the sides couldn't reach agreement on a new contract, the Athletics signed Macha to a three-year contract Friday that keeps him with the club through 2008.

Common sense prevails in search for new A's manager (Knight Ridder)
Well, what do you know?! Common sense still has a place in the grand ol' game. This revelation will come as a...

White Sox dump Angels to secure World Series berth (Reuters)
Reuters - Joe Crede broke a 3-3 tie
with a two-out single in the eighth inning to send the Chicago White Sox on their way to a first World Series berth since 1959, with a 6-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday.

Ahhh. It was very satisfying to have the supposedly brilliantly managed, scrappy and gutsy Angels make multiple un-suave non-hustle plays to blow the series. Yes some calls went against them, but they sure helped make those calls possible through their lack of discipline.

The Adventures of Diego Chavez

(Season One: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12)

(Season Two so far: 1,2,3,4,5)

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