A's Commentary and Analysis

Fantasy Baseball: A's to watch, sleepers and more

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Week 16 of the Fantasy Baseball season is here and Phil has A's to watch, waiver wire, daily Fantasy Baseball value picks and his weekly Fantasy Baseball show to help you win your league

The AL West is Heating Up!

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Thoughts on Yoenis Cespedes winning the Home Run Derby, Adam Wainwright grooving one to Derek Jeter and the tight American League West

Finding the next Brandon Moss - Part one

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Brandon Moss was a failed prospect before Oakland gave him a chance. How did Oakland know he might be successful?

FanDuel Daily Value Picks for July 11, 2014

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Come join us today at Fan Duel and win some cash. Phil Naessens shares his daily value picks for July 11, 2014

Is Billy Beane Finished Wheeling and Dealing?

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Phil Naessens shares his first introduction to the Athletics, wonders what will happen if heaven forbid there's an injury to a middle infielder, and leaves you with an interesting question.

Athletics Trade Deadline: Starters and Bullpen?

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Should the A's be looking for starting pitching and bullpen help? AN contributor Phil Naessens offers up some possible available candidates the A's could obtain at the deadline.

The Under Appreciated Tommy Milone

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AN contributor Phil Naessens answers a question about the A's Tommy Milone and suggests three waiver wire candidates for week 14

A's Trade Deadline: Ben Zobrist or Daniel Murphy?

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Should the Athletics try and acquire the Tampa Bay Rays Ben Zobrist or the New York Mets Daniel Murphy?

The Brewers get nasty with the Cardinals

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AN Contributor Phil Naessens shares his memories of All Star Games past and opines about the Milwaukee Brewers getting nasty with the St. Louis Cardinals while promoting Jonathan Lucroy

Fantasy Baseball: Jed Lowrie and Daily Value Picks

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AN contributor Phil Naessens answers a question about Jed Lowrie and gives us some daily fantasy baseball plays to help you win some money this week

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Fantasy: Ignoring John Jaso is a Big Mistake!

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AN Contributor Phil Naessens attempts to explain why John Jaso is widely ignored by the Fantasy Baseball world and why you shouldn't plus three waiver wire/sleeper picks for week 11.

It's Fun and Easy to Hate the New York Yankees

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AN contributor Phil Naessens talks about his hatred for the Yankees, his joy at seeing the A's beat them two out of three and much more including a free chance to win $109 bucks.

Fantasy Baseball: Trading Josh Donaldson?

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This week AN Contributor Phil Naessens answers a question about Josh Donaldson and offers three highly available sleepers from the waiver wire.

Take a moment to appreciate Josh Donaldson

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Let's take a second to really appreciate Josh Donaldson's play.

Athletics hits of the month - May

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Let's look back at some of the best hits by the Athletics in May.

What happened to Yoenis Cespedes?

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AN contributor Phil Naessens answers a readers question about Yoenis Cespedes and suggests three waiver wire options for you to consider this week

Can I get a redo on John Jaso?

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This week we examine the career best start of John Jaso.

Drew Pomeranz: Real Deal or Flash in the Pan?

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AN Contributor Phil Naessens answers a listeners question about Drew Pomeranz and suggests three waiver wire pickups for Week Eight of the 2014 Fantasy Baseball Season

Derek Norris 2.0

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This week we examine Derek Norris and his hot start to 2014.

Is it time to release Dan Straily?

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AN Contributor Phil Naessens answers a question about Dan Straily and offers three waiver wire picks for you to consider this week

Athletics Hits of the Month

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Vote for the best hit by the Oakland Athletics in April.

UCL injuries: What is happenning?

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UCL injuries are having a major impact on baseball. Is there something that can be done? We look at the current theories of what is causing Tommy John surgeries.

Hey hitter! Keep your head still! (Right?)

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This week we examine the old standby of keeping the head still while swinging.

It's time for Jim Johnson to close again

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The Oakland Athletics' closer-by-committee is struggling. Why should Jim Johnson get the next save opportunity?

The new, patient Yoenis Cespedes

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Yoenis Cespedes appears to have become more selective at the plate. Is his improvement real?

Ring around the fringe-level middle infielder

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The A's and Rangers are a lot of things to one another — rivals; strategic antitheses; the team that keeps claiming each other's fringe-level middle infielders and then designating them for...

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