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Could the Los Angeles Angels overtake the A’s?

With most everyone has been focused on the success of the Oakland A’s so far this season, not many people have realized that the Los Angeles Angels are only two games behind the Athletics and currently have the second best record in baseball. This AL West race has heated up quickly and the Angels were the hottest teams in baseball in July. What are the chances that the Los Angeles...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Samardzija Cruises & Moss Slams the Astros, A’s Beat Houston 13-1

Jeff Samardzija made up for the spent bullpen Wednesday night with eight solid innings in a 13-1 win over the Astros Thursday afternoon. The only blemish on the A’s new ace right-hander’s afternoon was a solo homer to former Athletics slugger Chris Carter in the top of the fourth, Carter’s 20th homer of the season. Samardzija finished with a pitching line of one earned run...
Via BaySportsNet
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Updates: Yoenis Cespedes, Brandon Moss, Alberto Callaspo

The Oakland Athletics won Wednesday nights game 9-7 against the Houston Astros thanks to Yoenis Cespedes, who hit two home runs, however; he left the game due to a sprained right thumb when he had an awkward fall at the plate in the fifth inning. Brandon Moss spun while tagging speedy Jose Altuve in the eighth and he seemed to be in pain but he did not come out reported by Susan...
Via Sports Injury Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Yoenis Cespedes day to day with sprained thumb

Oakland Athletics slugger Yoenis Cespedes homered twice and tied a career high five RBIs before leaving with a sprained thumb during Wednesday night’s 9-7 victory over the Houston Astros. X-rays were negative and Cespedes is considered day to day. The left fielder went down as he hit a check-swing groundout in the fifth inning.  Manager Bob Melvin said that Cespedes hurt his...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Update: Brandon Moss has no structural damage to ankle

It looked worse when it happened, but Oakland Athletics first baseman Brandon Moss has no structural damage to the left ankle that he sprained in Friday's game. The good news comes from Athletics beat writer Jane Lee of MLB.com, who shared the announcement via Twitter Sunday evening.Moss' MRI came back clean. No structural damage to ankle.— Jane Lee (@JaneMLB) July 7...
Via Sports Injury Alert
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Update: Brandon Moss exits with sprained ankle

With two Division-leading teams, Oakland and Toronto, locked in extra innings, the Athletics' Brandon Moss was forced to leave the game with a sprained left ankle, tweets Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle. (Video here and below).He was replaced at first base by Alberto Callaspo as the game went into the bottom of the 11th in a scoreless tie. Oakland finally won in...
Via Sports Injury Alert
27 days ago  |  Discuss

The strikeout rate of Brandon Moss

Brandon Moss is currently tied for eleventh on the Fangraphs.com leaderboard for 2014. He is having a terrific season and all of his value is for his offense. While his defense and base running seem to have improved, it is his offense that has taken a dramatic step forward. And one of the things driving that success is a drastically reduced strikeout rate.Moss is a left-handed batter...
Via The Flagrant Fan
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s: Why Brandon Moss has been their best player so far

Brandon Moss First baseman Brandon Moss is making a strong case to scratch the platoon strategy the Oakland A’s currently have in place at first base. Moss has been hot throughout the month of May however does not see a consistent amount of playing time – especially when the Athletics are facing left handed pitching. Nonetheless, Moss makes every at-bat count and has become...
Via isportsweb.com
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s assemble a three man team that will rotate playing first base

The Oakland A’s are using the depth in their dugout to their advantage. On Tuesday, manager Bob Melvin told the press that three Athletics will play first base throughout the 2014 season. This small platoon will be made up of Brandon Moss, Daric Barton, and Alberto Callaspo. Alberto Callaspo Callaspo is the questionable choice out of these three. He is usually a second or third...
Via isportsweb.com
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Moss Gives Self Pie in Face After Walk-Off Two-Run Home Run in 19-Inning Game (Video)

It was a long night for Brandon Moss and the Oakland Athletics. After Moss hit a walk-off two-run home run in the bottom of the 19th inning in a game that ended at 4:37 a.m. ET against the Angels, he was allowed the honors of pieing himself in the face. It was quickly followed by another pie from outfielder Josh Reddick and a Gatorade shower from third baseman Josh Donaldson. The...
Via NESN.com
April 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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