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Ernie Banks Was Not Anticipating a Hurricane...Game 133 - A's @ Red Sox - Open Game Thread

[Imagine Law & Order-type music] The match-up. The rain. The excellence that is...Oakland A's baseball. Graham Godfrey versus Erik Bedard.   Both versus that evil temptress, Mother Nature. The end...

Open Thread: Game 132 - A's & Red Sox Trying To Beat Irene

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It's such a beautiful day for baseball: Let's play two. Or one. Or none. Depending on when Irene shows up. If she's anything like my Aunt Bertha, she'll show up at the worst possible time. Irene,...

A's Reduce Boston to Using Outfielders As Pitchers

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Well, it's usually a good sign for your team in the game when the other team has to resort to throwing an outfielder as a pitcher in the ninth inning. Granted, Darnell McDonald was throwing 90, but...

Open Thread: Game 131 (Oakland Athletics at Boston Red Sox) (cont)

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Well, the A's have jumped out to ANOTHER big lead, 8-1 on the strength of homeruns by Willingham and Sizemore, a double by Matsui and singles by Pennington and DeJesus, but Boston is coming back....

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Open Thread: Game 131 (Oakland Athletics at Boston Red Sox)

Well, batten down the hatches; a storm is coming! In the wake of Hurricane Irene, which is sweeping towards the East Coast this weekend, the A's and Red Sox will try to play 3 games in a little...

"Poochini The Wonder Dog" Attempts One More Comeback

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Hey look, it's either hear about my dog or dwell on a game so bad that if the A's give up 12 walks, 2 grand slams, and 21 runs tonight, they will have shown improvement. Plus, over the years many...

Rick Tittle Interviewed for AN

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Rick Tittle is the weekend host of A's Talk, spelling Chris Townsend.  CT only worked a year and a half before the powers that be realized that perhaps it was a bit too much work for one man to...

Introducing the SB Nation iPhone App!

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The SB Nation iPhone app is now available in the App Store! And it's Free! Now you can stay on top of all the latest news and commentary for Athletics Nation and all 300+ SB Nation blogs from your...

Yankees Drive to Santa Rosa, Repeatedly Kick Me in Junk, Laugh, Leave

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Aver and swear to me, my brother, that once we were lost and now we are found, was blind, but now I see. Most runs ever allowed by an Oakland A's team. Longest nine inning game ever played by an...

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Game 130 - Game Thread - A's @ Bronx - Harden Sweeps Up this Morning

To dream the impossible dream. Heading into the third and final game against the Yankees, the A's--our Oakland A's--are in a position to sweep the series. Huh. Now, I haven't been eating much and...

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