Posted February 25, 2013 on
Playing for his third team in three years, coming off a frightening leg injury, sixth-year infielder Jed Lowrie is battling for a spot on the Oakland infield.
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Manny Ramirez is still trying to continue his professional baseball career. He reportedly has agreed to play in Taiwan this season.
In the bottom of the first inning in today's Angels-Athletics game, A's right fielder Chris Young made this tremendous leaping, diving catch on a liner hit by Brendan Harris of the Angels. The catch ended the inning, and saved two runs for the A's. Michael Taylor would pinch hit for Young in the top of the second inning, ending his day. In his one inning of work, Young...
The Oakland Athletics' will likely have their closer back sooner than expected. Grant Balfour underwent arthroscopic knee surgery 12 days ago. However, he was already back on the field throwing from flat ground. The surgery was minor, but Balfour is still ahead of schedule in his recovery.
According to Jane Lee of MLB.com, Balfour could start playing in Cactus League...
In case you had any doubts about the power of Oakland Athletics outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, you might want to check out this clip of Cespedes hitting a home run off Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin.
Cespedes left a batting donut (a weight used to help hitters improve their swing) on his bat and proceeded to hit one out during batting practice:
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The Oakland Athletics got a scare yesterday when their center fielder had to leave the game. Chris Young exited the game with what appeared to be an injury. However, it was later confirmed that he was just experiencing some cramps.
Casey Pratt of CSN Bay Area confirmed Young was pulled from the game because of cramping. According to the A's manager Bob Melvin, Young...
The Tribe are 5-0 and on a roll after they topped the Oakland Athletics (a much better nickname than the A's) 14-10 on Monday. Join the IBI's Arthur Kinney as he looks back at this game and the best and worst performances of the day, all while working in references to Casey Coleman, Jackson Browne, the Cincinnati Reds, and THE Ohio State Buckeyes.
Garnering zero interest from any of the 30 Major League Baseball franchises, dimwitted juicehead Manny Ramirez has reportedly agreed to sign with the iconic EDA Rhinos of the Chinese Professional Baseball League in Taiwan. Ramirez, a nine-time Silver Slugger Award winner, who amassed 555 homers, 2,574 hits and 1,831 RBI in 18 seasons, failed to impress scouts competing in the Dominican...
When he’s not falling peeing in the Green Monster or taking fertility drugs, Manny Ramirez hits baseballs. Some would say he’s one of the greatest players of all time. However even the greats eventually lose their ability to play in the majors, and we as fans all wish to remember them gracefully riding off into the sunset instead of swinging at pitches in the dirt. Manny has…decided...