A's Commentary and Analysis

2014 Preview: Why the A's Will Win The Pennant

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The Pitch: There are no hypocrites in the Athletics' front office. General manager Billy Beane immediately spent the new national television money he would have likely killed for during his...

Franken-Athletic

33

Let's build the best hitter by piecing together portions of Oakland's hitters' swings.

Josh Reddick vs. Pitch Speed

172

A study on how Josh Reddick performs vs. pitch velocity.

Preseason Homework Assignments - Alberto Callaspo

10

We got sidetracked by the hitting mechanics pieces the last few weeks, but now return to the Homework Assignments. You didn’t think I was going to forget about Callaspo, did you?

Josh Donaldson vs. a Curveball

81

How do hitters adjust to different pitch speeds? Let's find out.

Plate Coverage

22

Swing adjustments hitters make to cover the plate.

Hitting the Other Way

36

Let's look at the science and art of hitting the other way. (And why it is so friggin' hard.)

Offseason Homework Assignments - Daric Barton

98

Oh snap! Jerry’s talking Daric Barton!

Offseason Homework Assignments - Stephen Vogt

31

This week we look at the last portion of the A’s three-headed catching monster – Stephen Vogt.

Offseason Homework Assignments - Coco Crisp

86

This week we take a look at Oakland’s centerfielder/lead-off man – Coco Crisp.

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