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Ranking the Oakland A’s Best All-Star Game Candidates

The All-Star Game is July 14 and the Oakland A's have several quality candidates that could head to Cincinnati to represent the American League. Unfortunately, fan voting seems like it will knock out many of those candidates, from Oakland and many ... (Continue reading)

What We’ve Learned About the Oakland A’s Near the Halfway Mark

With three months of baseball nearly in the books, we've learned quite a bit about an Oakland A's team we thought we knew. The A's sit at 32-41, fifth in the AL West standings and 10 games back from first place. The ... (Continue reading)

Oakland Athletics Rumors: Latest News Surrounding the A’s

The Oakland A's record is disappointing two months in, so naturally, there's already chatter about the team trading stars. Stephen Vogt and Josh Reddick are in the top 20 in weighted runs created plus (wRC+). Sonny Gray, Jesse Chavez and Scott ... (Continue reading)

Re-Evaluating the Oakland Athletics’ Top Draft Picks from the Past Decade

With the 2015 first-year player draft approaching, let's take a look back at how the last 10 Oakland A's first-round draft picks have fared. Because hindsight is a beautiful thing. For purposes of a tidy list, we'll stick with the first overall ... (Continue reading)

3 Bold Predictions for the Remainder of the Oakland A’s Season

The Oakland A's season has not gone as expected, and yet we may see a few more surprises before all is said and done. Just over one month into the season, the A's are struggling. Sonny Gray and Scott Kazmir have been ... (Continue reading)

8 Biggest Takeaways from the First Month of the Oakland A’s Season

After one month of baseball, we've learned quite a bit about the 2015 Oakland Athletics, haven't we? The area many thought would be a strength is a weakness. The one many questioned is a strength. And the third component we expected ... (Continue reading)

Early Grades for the Oakland Athletics’ Offseason Acquisitions

The Oakland A's brought in 11 new notable faces with the hope that they could continue the playoff streak. Some have contributed successfully, others have already been sent down. The lineup has several new bats. Almost half of the rotation is ... (Continue reading)

Oakland A’s Biggest Storylines to Follow at the Start of 2015

The Oakland A's are always filled with entertaining storylines, and 2015 is no different. The team is fun. From the white cleats to the famed right field bleacher crew, the A's are exciting and unique.  They made a big splash this offseason ... (Continue reading)

7 Reasons to Be Optimistic for the Oakland Athletics’ 2015 Season

You there, Debbie Downer! Don't be pessimistic about the Oakland A's this season. There is plenty to be encouraged about. New team? No problem. The A's may have suffered quite a bit of turnover this offseason, but that may not necessarily be ... (Continue reading)

Complete Oakland Athletics 2015 Season Preview

The Oakland Athletics 2015 season is upon us, with not too much changing during spring training. A few players were injured, a few others stood out, and some who were expected to do well floundered. All three of these occurrences should ... (Continue reading)