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Roxy Bernstein and Shooty Babbit on A's TV Broadcasts

According to Awful Announcing, Roxy Bernstein and Shooty Babbit will be handling announcing duties for select A's games on CSN California during the 2014 season. Does anyone know any details about this? Will they work together or will it be Roxy with Ray Fosse and Glen Kuiper with Shooty? Will this be a good thing or a bad thing?

A's Get Primetime Respect on NBC

On the 4/1/14 episode of the NBC sitcom "About a Boy," main character Will (actor David Walton) met a woman that fit the description of his perfect girl that he had documented in a notebook when he was ten years old. The fourth requirement on the list: "Loves the A's, not the Giants."

Umpires are reluctant to call third strikes

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

Sacramento River Cats & Midland RockHounds Opening Day Rosters

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

2014 Season Preview: Oakland Athletics

2014 Season Preview for the Oakland Athletics.

A's 2014 Season Preview Shows On Bay Area TV

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

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

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.

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