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Oakland A's minor league pitching coordinator Gil Patterson preaches fastball command - not velocity - as the most important aspect of any pitcher's arsenal. Tom Milone optimizes this philosophy. Not a hard thrower by any stretch, Milone has still dominated as a professional thanks to impeccable fastball command and a solid array of secondary offerings. We take a closer look at the left-hander.
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The A's made it official that they've signed right-hander Bartolo Colon to a one-year deal.The 38-year-old Colon, who went 8-10 with a 4.
OAKLAND—Having only won one playoff series this millennium and unlikely to qualify for MLB’s playoffs, much less advance to and win a World Series, the Oakland A’s and GM Billy Beane have taken solace in the fact that they may at least win an Academy Award, as they have been nominated for six Oscars for their role in Moneyball.
“Obviously,” said Beane, creator...
It started with a simple line, "I am going to play this year." That Twitter post came at about 7:45 PM this past Sunday night, but apparently Jose Canseco's night was just getting started. About 15 minutes later, Canseco, undoubtedly reacting to news that the A's had interest in grizzled veteran Manny Ramirez, sent out a plea to Oakland's GM, Blliy Beane....
When the 2011 season ended, the Oakland A’s found themselves in a dangerous place. They’re major league talent was clearly behind that of their competition and their minor league talent was even more so.
The farm system lacked depth and upside to sustain the A’s and they were forced to (shocker) rebuild. But after trading away three all-star pitchers, they have managed to do...
Former Bash Brother, 47, has reached out to Billy Beane via Twitter, but says 'I can't get anybody to give me a chance."
Right-hander to join rotation after signing 1-year deal
The A's and free-agent right-hander Bartolo Colon have agreed to terms on a $2 million, one-year contract, bolstering their depleted starting rotation. The team made the announcement Tuesday. The sides had an agreement...
(01-24) 16:38 PST Oakland, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Athletics and free agent right-hander Bartolo Colon have agreed to terms on a $2 million, one-year contract, bolstering their depleted starting rotation. The team...
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