Athletics Injury Updates: Ryan Cook, Eric O'Flaherty, Nick Punto

The Oakland A's entered Wednesday night's game against the Detroit Tigers ten games over .500 and in first place in the American League West.  The A's are third in the Major Leagues in runs scored and first in ERA, despite having four players on the 60-day disabled list and one on the 15-day disabled list.  There is good news regarding two relievers, who are both making...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

We Didn't Get Enough Oakland A's Games

A Better Ending Than This One First things first: congrats to the Tigers, who will get my not ironic, if not total and obsessive, rooting interest now in the American League playoffs, even if they wind up facing the underdog Orioles. (Why? Because it would make more people I know happy, and I only really know one Oriole Fan. Besides, 1983 still burns.) I bear the Tigers no ill will...
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October 12, 2012  |  Discuss

A's 2, Tigers 0

OAKLAND -- The Oakland A's took a page out of their postseason past to remain alive in the postseason. It wasn't Catfish Hunter, Ken Holtzman and Rollie Fingers, but Brett Anderson, Ryan Cook, Sean Doolittle and Grant Belfour did a pretty good impression during a 2-0 win over the Detroit Tigers in Game 3 of the American League Division Series on Tuesday night. The four...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Early Gold Glove Contenders: Relief Pitchers

No relief pitcher has ever been awarded a Gold Glove. But just because something has never been done before, it doesn’t mean it will never happen in the future. Perhaps Gold Glove voters haven’t been presented with compelling arguments in favor of a fantastic-fielding relief pitcher. Or done the research themselves. I’m going to fix that, starting now. My methodology: I reviewed...
Via Fangraphs
June 07, 2012  |  Discuss
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