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Oakland A’s: Is Adam Rosales the New Marco Scutaro?

Marco Scutaro was beloved by the fans. Mr. Dlutch came through time and time again with winning walk-off hit after winning walk-off hit. One of Scutaro's most memorable moments for the Oakland A's was in the 2006 ALDS ... (Continue reading)

Which Sacramento River Cats Are Ready for Oakland?

Coming into the 2010 Season, the Sacramento River Cats seemed destined to dominate. They were loaded with potent bats and talented pitchers. Their 21-27 record as we near the end of May isn't exactly dominant, though. In general, the pitching has ... (Continue reading)

Oakland A’s: The Chris Carter Query

There is much hype surrounding the impending promotion of Stephen Strasburg of the Washington Nationals to the big leagues. Deservedly so. If he wasn't hyped up enough before being drafted by Washington, he's proved his mettle in the minors this ... (Continue reading)

You Couldn’t Have Asked For a Better Script: Dallas Braden Pitches Perfect Game

I heard it best on the A's post-game show with Chris Townsend: You could not have asked for a better script. Dallas Braden, surrounded by friends, family and his community of Stockton, Calif., pitched MLB's 19th perfect game ever on Sunday, ... (Continue reading)

The 10 Events that End in the Oakland A’s Capturing the AL West

The A's have had a promising start to the 2010 campaign. Some have left A's fans weeping saying "this looks all too familiar!" But there is room for optimism, and since I'm the optimism king of my Oakland A's, I ... (Continue reading)

Jack Cust: Long Road Back to Oakland A’s

At the end of Spring Training, The A's surprised everyone by designating Cust for assignment, ultimately sending him down to Triple-A Sacramento. The A's had a healthy Eric Chavez and decided it was best to have him as the ... (Continue reading)

Dallas Braden: Oakland A’s Pitcher Leading By Example

We all love Kurt Suzuki and Andrew Bailey, but Dallas Braden is the next player the A's need to lock up long-term. All the starting pitching hype coming into the season was centered on former All-Stars Justin Duchscherer and Ben Sheets ... (Continue reading)

Oakland A’s Have Opportunity to Prove Worth Versus New York Yankees

The A's very good start has left them sitting pretty atop the AL West standings with a 9-5 record. That's got to have the A's feeling good about their chances. Breaking down the first four series of the season, the A's ... (Continue reading)

Brett Anderson Locked Up By Oakland A’s with Four-Year Deal

The A's know what they have in Brett Anderson. Two scoreless starts into his second season, Anderson was granted a four-year extension with two option years, effectively buying out Anderson's first year of Free Agency. Multiple sources reported the extension quickly, ... (Continue reading)

Oakland A’s: Pitching, Defense and…Offense?

If you've read my articles so far this season, you many have noticed that I'm a strong believer in the Oakland A's being a good, underestimated team. I'm thinking their good start will continue to go overlooked until they're still ... (Continue reading)