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Tyson Ross again finds himself heavily in the mix for a rotation job this year. He's already impressed in the early stages of camp, largely because of sharp command and an improved changeup.
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Athletics third baseman Scott Sizemore will miss the entire 2012 season after tearing a ligament in his left knee last weekend during Oakland's first full-squad workout.
Sizemore was injured Saturday at Oakland's spring training camp in Phoenix. He had an MRI and the A's announced Monday that he had torn his anterior cruciate ligament.
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The Oakland Athletics opening day starter this MLB season is likely to be former Chicago White Sox hurler Brandon McCarthy. Who happens to be a pretty funny tweeter. Not just “funny for an athlete” or “humorous by celebrity standards,” but an actually funny guy. You can tell because even his public @replies and RTs are funny too.
But wait till you see his hot model wife...
A's catcher Kurt Suzuki seems to have a new batting partner in Manny Ramirez, as the veteran slugger has been joining Suzuki and hitting coach Chili Davis during their regular morning session.
Oakland Athletics third baseman Scott Sizemore had an MRI exam on his left knee Monday.
Sizemore hurt the knee during fielding drills Saturday. He had to be helped off the field and couldn't put any weight on his left foot.
The Athletics have termed the 27-year-old Sizemore's injury as a sprain.
Pitch classification is not an exact science. It requires a lot of review and rechecks over time to ensure no funny IDs have snuck in and that a pitcher's arsenel is accurately reflected. That last point can be the most difficult, especially if a pitcher changes things over time. And then there are changes in arm angles.
So, what's an PITCHf/x junkie to do? Well, the Brooks...
- Injured third baseman Scott Sizemore won't get an MRI until Monday, manager Bob Melvin said Sunday, because the team wants a more detailed test than the MRIs used in local hospitals. So Sizemore will see a specialist...
Forget Manny Ramirez. The A's new power man this year just might be Kurt Suzuki. OK, maybe that's a stretch; when Suzuki suggests he'll hit 25 home runs, he makes it clear he's joking ... sort of. He hasn't hit more...
Moneyball, which was published in 2003, shed light on a new train of thought running ramped in Major League Baseball. It’s release brought the emphatic love of numbers back to the game with sabermetrics. General Managers and Owners across MLB have tailored their entire strategy for their organizations towards these numbers. Moneyball focused on how Billy Beane was able to transition...
The A's were prepared for the worst and hoping for the best. But they were dealt the former on Monday evening, when they learned third baseman Scott Sizemore will miss the entire 2012 season with a torn ACL in his left knee.
Athletics third baseman Scott Sizemore will miss the entire 2012 season after tearing a ligament in his left knee last weekend during Oakland's first full-squad workout. Sizemore was injured Saturday at Oakland's spring training camp in Phoenix. He had an MRI exam and the A's announced Monday that he had torn his anterior cruciate ligament.
Oakland Athletics third baseman Scott Sizemore will miss the entire 2012 season after tearing a ligament in his left knee.
Scott Sizemore's season ended before it really began, when the spikes on his left shoe stuck in the turf Saturday during the A's first full-squad workout. In his first public comments since tearing his left anterior...