The Cleveland Indians and Oakland Athletics trolled each other on Twitter on Saturday after Cleveland’s 14-game winning streak was snapped. Why would the A’s care? Well, their 20-game win streak back in 2002 is still an American League record. Cleveland was getting just close enough to that mark to make Oakland take notice, but with Toronto beating Cleveland 9-6 on Saturday...
Fans of Moneyball are no doubt familiar with the A's memorable charge to the postseason in 2002. Well, on this date in 2002, Oakland set an American League record with its 20th consecutive win. But it didn't come easy. The A's jumped out to an 11-0 lead over the Kansas City Royals after three innings, but the Royals added five runs in the fourth, five more in the eighth and one in...
There was once a statistical revolution that was supposedly about on-base percentage. Scott Hatteberg showed us the power of patience, right? In today’s league, though, it’s virtually impossible to make a living if the ability to walk is your only real skill. The Twins just designated Chris Parmelee for assignment. He might not be a […]
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