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Oakland A’s: A new shortstop for 2015?

Jed Lowrie With the Oakland A’s season now over, it is time to start looking at the 2015 season. There are eight current Athletics that will be heading into free agency and Billy Beane and his front office will have to put together some pieces to form a team for 2015 that can contend in the AL West. One glaring problem is the shortstop position. Shortstop has been the Oakland A’s...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Punto rips Sonny Gray's jersey to shreds (Video)

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Sonny Gray pitched a complete game shutout of Texas on Sunday to help the A's clinch their third straight postseason appearance. As part of the postgame celebration in the locker room, teammate Nick Punto ripped Gray's jersey to shreds.“@omar01: A well deserved shredding for @SonnyGray2 by @Shredderpunto. https://t.co/loF4VnpD3l”.....
Via Holdout Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Update: Nick Punto activated

The Oakland A's enter tonight's game against the Chicago White Sox with a record of 80-63, second in the American League West. At eight games out in the division with only 19 games to play, the A's have little chance of catching the Angels. But they are in good position for a wild card berth. A player who can help down the stretch is veteran infielder Nick Punto, who...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Athletics Injury Update: Nick Punto exits with hamstring injury

Nick Punto of the Oakland Athletics left Saturday’s game against the Royals due to a hamstring injury, according to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle. Eric Sogard pinch ran for Punto after he rounded third and grabbed his right hamstring. Sogard coming in to pinch run. Punto grabbed hamstring after getting held up at third.— Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) August 2...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Punto's wife has hilarious reaction to controversial call

Down a run, with two outs and a guy on third…Oakland A’s second baseman Nick Punto struck out looking to end the game Friday night against the Seattle Mariners. As you might imagine…dude was pretty upset. So upset that he and his manager Bob Melvin were both ejected. Thing is, their claim the pitch was high and out of the strike zone is probably spot on. Watch. Suffice it...
Via Hall of Very Good
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Punto singles to center field, slides into first base for no reason

Say what you want about Nick Punto, but that guy can hustle. Even on singles to center field. Punto needlessly sprinted as hard as he could and slid into first base after getting a base hit to centerfield during last night’s game against the Diamondbacks. Some guys just really want it, man. The post Nick Punto singles to center field, slides into first base for no reason appeared...
Via The Nosebleeds
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss
IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN L.A.

Danny DeVito celebrates win with Nick Punto

Nick Punto gave Danny DeVito a small-sized Dodgers jersey with his name and No.7 on the back before Monday's game against the Mets. So what does The Shredder do — he goes out and hits his fifth home run of the season to help lead his team to a 4-2 victory over the visitors. After his eighth-inning solo shot, Punto walked over to high-five his biggest fan next to the dugout...
Via The Other Paper
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Nick Punto Thanks Boston Fans, Bids Red Sox Nation Goodbye

Red Sox and Dodgers fans will be fixated on the three big names headed to Los Angeles in this weekend's deal, but Boston is also losing another solid team member in the epic trade. Nick Punto, who has filled in admirably all over the roster as the Red Sox fought injuries this year, is also part of the trade package the Red Sox and Dodgers are rumored to be completing. Punto appeared...
Via NESN.com
August 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox show more suspect management with Kevin Youkilis trade

Months ago I talked about the possibility of Kevin Youkilis being traded.  It was a move that the team should have made in the offseason when such things are easier to explain and easier to bear.  Losing a guy like Youk is never easy; he has more fire and determination than any ten guys in the league.  But this isn’t the Joe Morgan baseball league.  One can only go so far on...
Via isportsweb.com
June 25, 2012  |  3 Comments

Your Morning Dump...where Punto has an alter ego named "The Shredder".

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Two seasons ago, when the Minnesota Twins clinched the American League Central title, infielder Nick Punto was celebrating with teammates when his wife, Natalie, accidentally ripped his shirt, sending...
Via Ted's Army
March 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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