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Alcantara continues to battle for rotation spot

Raul Alcantara is doing his best to keep it a three-man race for the last two spots in the A's rotation.
2 days ago

Eyeball Scout Debriefs 9-8 TV Win

It would be so A’s to win a bunch of games in a row, finally show a game on TV and get the mucus beaten out of them. Such appeared to be Oakland’s fate as they fell behind 7-1. But these young A’s have moxie, grit, pixie dust -- hopefully not the kind that evaporates at the end of March — and lo, possibly even behold, the A’s came back to win 9-8. All of which pleased...
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12 days ago

A’s Mount Comeback to Beat Cubs 9-8

It was a sloppy game all around (as to be expected for Spring Training), but the A’s scored 8 runs in the 6th and 7th innings to win their seventh in a row. Check out the game thread for today’s game here. Today’s game was a long and sloppy affair, lasting just shy of 4 hours and featuring 4 total errors (3 by the A’s). Fortunately, Oakland was able to mount a comeback after...
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13 days ago

Spring Game #15: A’s vs. Cubs

Raul Alcantara takes on the WS Champs’ A-team Hope everyone is having a wonderful Sunday! Seems like there is a minor technical glitch with the planned game thread so I’m going to jump in for now and just throw this together quickly. Raul Alcantara is taking the mound against the defending World Series champion Chicago Cubs. Both teams are putting more or less their actual major...
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13 days ago

Alcantara's consistency, command improving

About three weeks after appearing like he may not even last a full inning, Raul Alcantara pitched six solid frames, the longest outing of his career, in Oakland's 5-0 loss to the Rangers Saturday.
September 24, 2016

Alcantara's confidence grows with 1st win

Raul Alcantara earned his first big league win on Saturday evening on his third try, doing it against one of the better lineups in all of baseball.
September 18, 2016

Alcantara aims to extend scoreless streak for Triple-A Nashville

Athletics No. 27 prospect Raul Alcantara looks to extend his scoreless streak for Triple-A Nashville against New Orleans at 7 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV.
August 02, 2016

Bay Watch #2: San Francisco Giants & Oakland A’s Top Prospects

Just as I finished highlighting the Oakland A’s dismal playoff chances last week (0.3%) the team managed to lose seven straight games, effectively throwing in the towel on a season with low expectations to begin with. Frustratingly, and somewhat ironically as well, the A’s snapped their skid with a 10-inning win over the L.A. Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw. The A’s decision to...
August 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s: Raul Alcantara and the upcoming Rule 5 draft

Raul Alcantara was added to the Oakland A’s 40-man roster on Wednesday – wait Raul who? Thats what most Oakland was asking when this news hit the web. Raul Alcantara This Dominican Republic native was acquired in the trade with the Boston Red Sox in 2011 that sent Andrew Bailey to the East Coast and brought Josh Reddick to Oakland. So what has this right handed pitcher been doing...
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

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