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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...
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July 20, 2014  |  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...
July 20, 2014  |  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...
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July 19, 2014  |  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...
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July 19, 2014  |  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
July 18, 2014  |  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...
July 06, 2014  |  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...
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July 05, 2014  |  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

Josh Donaldson dives over tarp during catch

Josh Donaldson on Tuesday forced himself into the play of the year discussion. And he did it while being swallowed whole by the tarp down the third base line. The dive. The catch. The glove raised in the air. All outstanding. Most important, it all makes having to get a tetanus shot worth it. Because who knows what types of disgusting things were awaiting him down there. Thanks...
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September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

A's player makes improbable HR into net

Josh Donaldson has been the A’s best offensive player this season and putting up all-star-caliber numbers. But in batting practice on Friday, he accomplished what could quite possibly end up his greatest triumph of the season. Donaldson was talking his pre-game cuts in the cage just like any other day. But this day was special. This was the day he’d hit a home run into a net...
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June 01, 2013  |  Discuss
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