A's Commentary and Analysis

Yoenis Cespedes: Hitting Adjustments

85

How can Cespedes reach elite hitting status? Let's find out.

Plate Discipline, Pitch Recognition, and Cespedes

35

What does Yoenis Cespedes need to work on to regain his 2012 form? Let's find out.

You Heard it Here

111

Jerry's Position Player Primer for 2014

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

103

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.)

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