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WATCH: Adam Jones loses track of outs, allows run to score

Josh Donaldson and Yoenis Cespedes of the Athletic’s each owe Adam Jones a thank you card, and you can see why courtesy of the above video. Check out Orioles’ center fielder Adam Jones lose track of outs and after catching Donaldson’s fly ball and casually jog in towards the dugout while Cespedes scored on a tag-up from third. The Oakland A’s ended up beating the Orioles...
Via Next Impulse Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s: second half preview

Despite having Major League Baseball’s best record and the most wins (59) at the All-Star break since the 2006 Tigers, the Oakland A’s only enjoy a tight 1.5 game lead over the Anaheim Angels, leaving no room for error for the ball club in the second half. There are three key factors in the Oakland A’s holding off the Angels in the second half to claim their third divisional...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Josh Donaldson Walks Off Against the Orioles

You couldn’t have written a better script in the Oakland Athletics first series against the Baltimore Orioles since the whole Josh Donaldson/Manny Machado incident back in June.  In the first post All-Star break game for each division-leading club, drama was high. Machado, who was booed throughout the game, put Baltimore up 4-2 against new A’s ace Jeff Samardzija with a two...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: A's give Josh Donaldson the works after walk-off homer

Oh, those wacky Major League Baseball players....And if you are the Oakland A's, well, there's lots to celebrate. The A's hit the All-Star break with the best record in baseball and had a ton of guys play in the All-Star game.Including 3B Josh Donaldson, who got the proverbial 2nd half of the season off to a rousing start.Donaldson smacked a first pitch, bottom of the...
Via Online Sports Guys
8 days ago  |  Discuss

A's beat Orioles on Donaldson's walk-off homer

Since Josh Donaldson's lengthy offensive struggles began in Baltimore six weeks ago with the Manny Machado series, Friday night's walk-off homer against the Orioles might have brought him full circle. With the A's down by two runs in the ninth, Donaldson tied into the first pitch he saw from Orioles lefty Zach Britton and crushed a three-run homer, good for a 5-4 victory...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Donaldson’s Post All-Star Forecast

The Oakland Athletics are hardly atop their division despite being 23 games above .500 at the all-star break.  Arguably the three best teams in the AL are sitting in that division between the Athletics, Angels, and Mariners.  The Mariners aren’t flashy but their pitching has been surreal.  The Angels and Athletics are extremely fun to watch.  The Athletics are backed by their...
Via Cheap Seat Analytics
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Every one of Yoenis Cespedes's 30 HR Derby blasts

Yoenis Cespedes successfully defended his Home Run Derby crown at Target Field on Monday night, and he put on quite a show. While smashing 30 homers of the course of the evening, Cespedes defeated teammate Josh Donaldson in a first round swing off, knocked off Adam Jones of the Orioles in the second round, toppled AL captain Jose Bautista in the third round, and trampled the upset...
Via The Outside Corner
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Josh Donaldson crashes into tarp to make great catch

Oakland Athletics third baseman Josh Donaldson has crashed into the tarp at Coliseum over and over again in his relentless pursuit of foul balls. For this reason, his catch in Oakland’s 5-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday night should come as no surprise. Donaldson’s latest confrontation with the tarp came in the top of the eighth inning, when darted to his...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Josh Donaldson starts DP from seat of his pants

Your browser does not support iframes.Oakland Athletics third baseman Josh Donaldson started an incredible double play with a throw from the seat of his pants during the eighth inning of Friday's game against Toronto.With one out and a man on first, Donaldson quickly moved to his left and slid to the ground to field the grounder from Blue Jays batter Edwin Encarnacion, then made...
Via Holdout Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s: Is Josh Donaldson falling into a slump?

Josh Donaldson The Oakland A’s third baseman had a great month of May. He batted .417 with 27 hits and eight homers. He had a .990 OPS with 23 RBI. His success was recognized around the league and helped catapulted him into first place in the voting for the third base position for the All Star Game. Donaldson was becoming a great offensive and defensive force for the Oakland A’s...
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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