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GB v. FB pitchers and 3rd time through the order penalty

Relevant because as we've discussed on AN the A's seem to be mostly using FB pitchers because of our outfield's defensive prowess, our ballpark, and our location (read marine layer). Spoiler: FB pitchers MAY be at a greater disadvantage

Respect Sonny Gray!

Sonny Gray is already turning heads of those in the know.

The A's win!... the title of most runs saved via the infield shift

Maybe we will start seeing more bunts for base hits down the third base line?

BTBS takes a peak at shift effectiveness

Just another reason to love Bob Melvin or Ty or whoever is in charge of this.

A's impressive run from 2000-2013

For the payroll the A's have an amazing number of wins during this time. Or do they? Read the article to find out.

Coco Crisp: One of Baseball's Most Diverse Players

Coco Crisp has been nothing but electric since joining the A's, and this is a little video we put together to commemorate him and all he has done for the Green and Gold. I know we can't wait until opening day, and hopefully this video makes you a little more antsy as well.

Top 15 A's Prospects, according to Fangraphs

Quite a bit different from AN's community prospect list

Billy Beane appears on Men in Blazers's podcast

Billy Beane appears on soccer podcast for a second time. Athletics Nation even gets a shout-out! It's mostly about European soccer but he does give his playoff contenders.

Walk rate > grounder rate

Walk rate appears to be more important for pitcher success than ground ball rate.

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