Oakland A’s: The quest for a new home continues

via Manica Architecture Yet again the question comes up on whether or not the Oakland Athletics will one day have a stadium that they can call home. The most recent buzz the open plot of land at the Port of Oakland’s Howard Terminal. And there are already sketches of a potential stadium that could be nestled in that area around the shipping cranes. The proposed stadium looks a...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

The Oakland A’s search for a new home

The search for a new home continues during the offseason for the Oakland A’s. In 2013, the Athletics suffered sewer and flooding problems at the O.co Coliseum and with their lease up at the end of this year, it seems like the perfect time to pick up and move to a new home. But with a desire to move to San Jose in limbo, and with no vacant stadiums to stay at  in the meantime,...
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November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Oakland Athletics clinch AL West title

The Oakland Athletics secured their second straight American League West title by virtue of a Texas Rangers’ 4-0 extra-inning loss to the Kansas City Royals. The A’s 16 division titles puts them just behind the Yankees (18) and Braves (17) for the most division titles. The A’s have gone 17-5 since trailing the
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September 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Who will the Oakland Athletics lose in the offseason?

With the 2013 regular season drawing to a close at the end of September, it is easy to start thinking about what changes will be made to the Oakland Athletics dugout in the offseason. This can be a daunting thought seeing as almost all of the A’s in the current lineup have contracts coming due at the end of the season, including some star players. The only player who will definitely...
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August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Fantasy Baseball, Week 16 Tools of the Trade: Is Yoenis Cespedes A Buy Low Candidate?

TheFantasyFix.com’s “Tools of the Trade” is a unique guide for owners to use while attempting to make an even trade with their league-mates in a standard 12-team mixed, 5×5 head-to-head or rotisserie redraft league. The values present in this guide are simply the basis for a trade. A full-blown analysis of each team’s strengths and weaknesses are essential prior to proposing...
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July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Today in trolling headlines: LA Times gets its Bleacher Report on

By now, we all now how this internet thing works. Juice up your post with SEO goodness, and then attach a click-baity headline that attracts eyeballs, whether it’s accurate or has anything to do with the story or not. This tactic is pretty much how Bleacher Report built its revenue monster. Now, it seems, more traditional outlets are getting in on the action. After Yoenis Cespedes...
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July 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Yoenis Cespedes reunites with mother, family after stressful year

For over a year, Oakland A’s outfielder Yoenis Cespedes had hardly any idea of where his mother, Estella Milanes, and 11 of his family members were or where they might end up. Cespedes defected from Cuba to the Dominican Republic in the summer of 2011 to pursue a career in professional baseball. The 26-year-old has succeeded, but prior to this week he had done so at the expense...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

A’s and O’s Keep Rolling

It’s a month a way from the end of the regular season in the MLB and two of the most unlikely teams sit atop the American League wild card standings, the Oakland Athletics and the Baltimore Orioles. Not only do they sit atop the wild card, they also are threatening to grab hold of their divisions. The A’s are 9-1 in their last 10 games and only 3 games behind the Texas Rangers...
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September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Red Sox Interested in Jorge Soler

Cuban Defector Jorge Soler has become eligible for Free Agency today. Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus has listed the Red Sox amongst the teams favorited to land the Cuban outfielder. At 20 years old, Soler would not be major league ready. However, Baseball America has stated previously that, had he been eligible, he would have ranked as the 39th best prospect in baseball....
Via Bloody Sox
June 02, 2012  |  Discuss

The A’s Gamble on Yoenis Cespedes

The Oakland Athletics stunned the baseball world earlier this week when the team signed the untried Yoennis Cespedes to a 4-year, $36 million contract. Cespedes’ only experience against major league pitching came during the World Baseball Classic where he hit .428 in 24 at bats. In Cuba last year, Cespedes hit 33 home runs in 90 games. Who knows how that translates into a realistic...
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February 15, 2012  |  Discuss

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