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...
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Moss, Reddick hit home runs in A's win over Reds

PHOENIX (AP) -- Brandon Moss hit a three-run homer and Josh Reddick had a solo home run to help power the Oakland Athletics to an 8-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday. Derek Norris went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored for Oakland. "Just continuing things that I fixed last year," Norris said. "Just trying to stay balanced and make sure you've...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Moss hits 30th HR as A's look toward playoffs

Brandon Moss' 30th home run helped him reach a milestone, despite the fact that it came in a loss. Moss and Alberto Callaspo hit back-to-back homers in the seventh inning of the Oakland Athletics' 7-5 loss to the Seattle Mariners on Saturday. ''Throughout the course of a season you set your goals or you know what you are capable of doing. But a lot of it is out...
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September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Moss has 2 HRs, 6 RBIs to lead A's to 14-4 win

Brandon Moss homered twice, drove in a career-high six runs in the Oakland Athletics' 14-4 rout of the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night. Moss has three home runs in his past two games for Oakland, which had a season-high 21 hits and has won the first three games of the four-game series by a combined 28-13. Josh Donaldson had three hits and drove in two runs and Eric Sogard...
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August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Tired tale: A's beat Angels 10-8 in 19 innings

An exhausted Brandon Moss threw a pie in his own face after hitting the home run that ended the major league's longest game this season. Moss hit his second home run of the night with two outs in the 19th inning early Tuesday, giving the Oakland Athletics a 10-8 victory over the Los Angeles Angels. The teams were on the field for 6 hours, 32 minutes in a game that ended at...
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April 30, 2013  |  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...
April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Moss pies himself after walk-off HR in 19th

No, not that kinda cream pie video!
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April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Oakland Athletics Place Brandon Moss On Paternity Leave

MLB News: The Oakland Athletics placed first baseman Brandon Moss on the paternity list for the next 24-72 hours. Taking his place on the roster will be outfielder Shane Peterson. Fantasy Ramifications: None as Moss will only miss the next couple games at the most. His fantasy value remains unaffected. The post Oakland Athletics Place Brandon Moss On Paternity Leave appeared first...
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April 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Moss helps Athletics beat Yankees 3-2

Brandon Moss hit a game-ending RBI single with one out in the ninth inning to give Oakland another dose of late-inning dramatics as the Athletics beat the New York Yankees 3-2 on Friday night for their seventh win in eight games. Yoenis Cespedes singled with one out in the ninth off Cody Eppley (0-1) for his fourth hit of the game and went to second on Jonny Gomes' infield hit...
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July 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Brandon Moss- Bombs Away

A rolling stone gathers no moss...well, this one does.Brandon Moss was once a fairly high regarded outfield prospect in the Boston Red Sox organization.  He made his MLB debut in 2007 and hit well in parts of two seasons with the BoSox (.291/.804), but was shipped to Pittsburgh in the Jason Bay trade.  The Pirates believed they were getting a building block for the future, but...
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June 21, 2012  |  Discuss

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