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Umpires are reluctant to call third strikes

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There's some great statistical evidence to back up the claim.

Sacramento River Cats & Midland RockHounds Opening Day Rosters

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Well, it looks like the River Cats and RockHounds rosters are now pretty much set. Here’s an update on how they break down…

Yay, Opening Day!

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An oldie moldie but the sentiment is still there.

2014 Season Preview: Oakland Athletics

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2014 Season Preview for the Oakland Athletics.

A's 2014 Season Preview Shows On Bay Area TV

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KRON (Channel 4) has a preview of the A's 2014 season tonight (3/23/14) at 9:00 p.m. CSNCA is re-airing their preview show on Tuesday (3/25/14) at 9:30 p.m. if Sharks hockey ends in a timely fashion, and KTVU (Channel 2) has a preview airing Saturday (3/29/14) at 7:30 p.m. The CSNCA show will re-air a couple more times and the KTVU special repeats on Sunday (3/30/14) on KICU (Channel 36).

Great Grantland Interview With Beane

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It looks like the rest of the world is now picking up on the fly ball ratio

Spring Training in 2 Minutes

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Just got back from my annual pilgrimage to Phoenix. Very sad to say goodbye to Phoenix Muni (especially after driving by Hohokam again and seeing what a dump it is). But, wanted to share this video with some A's Spring Training highlights (photos from last year so you'll see Jemile, et al.) for anyone who can't get there, or wants to re-live it!

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

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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!

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

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