What Will The Oakland Athletics 2021 Opening Day Roster Look Like?

After winning the 2020 American League West title the Oakland Athletics have plenty of question marks for the 2021 season. Including will Billy Beane finally leave the franchise? Will that also mean that majority owner John Fisher decides at some point to sell the franchise? Who will replace Marcus Semien at shortstop? Does closer Liam Hendriks stay? […]

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Opinion: The Stats Tell The Story. Curt Schilling Isn’t A Hall Of Famer

Last year, Curt Schilling received 70 percent of the Hall of Fame votes from the Baseball Writers’s Association of America. Putting him 20 votes shy of induction. Which makes it seem that in 2021 will become his year to celebrate. Yet, it’s not so simple with him. He certainly is […]

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Oakland Athletics Closer Liam Hendriks Wins AL Reliever Of The Year

While the 2020 season ended early for the Oakland Athletics. Closer Liam Hendriks did pick up some hardware after winning the 2020 Mariano Rivera American League Reliever of the Year Award. Beating out Cleveland Indians closer Brad Hand and Chicago White Sox closer Alex Colome. A’s starter Chris Bassitt also added several names who deserved […]

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2020 ALDS: Frankie Montas Ends A’s Season With A Whimper

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty ImagesThe Oakland Athletics did the unthinkable yesterday and came back from a three run deficit late in the game to win 9-7 to force game four against the Houston Astros. Manager Bob Melvin elected to go with opening day starter Frankie Montas with the hopes of him looking like an ace.  It […]

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The Oakland Athletics Do The Unthinkable, Win A Playoff Series

It did not look good for the Oakland Athletics against the Chicago White Sox in game three of the American League Wildcard Round. Seemed like another disappointing playoff series that ended the A’s season prematurely. The White Sox were on their way. It started in the first inning against starter Mike […]

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With Season Winding Down The Oakland Athletics Aren’t Providing Much Hope For A Postseason Run

The Oakland Athletics won the American League West. Yet with the postseason about to begin the team is not providing much hope for a successful postseason run and it’s for one reason only. Its offense! Robbie Grossman considered the team’s most consistent hitter has so far hit .213 in September […]

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The Oakland Athletics Must Part Ways With Hitting Coach Darren Bush

To say the Oakland Athletics offense has been dreadful so far in 2020 is an understatement. It actually goes back to 2019 in which situational hitting became non-existent and the result of that a loss in the wildcard to the Tampa Bay Rays and blame goes directly to hitting coach […]

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Athletics Upgrade Second Base With Acquisition Of Tommy La Stella

It’s no secret the Oakland Athletics offense is struggling. Arguably their weakest spot in the lineup is second base as Tony Kemp, Chad Pinder and Franklin Barreto have hit a combined .206 with one home run and five rbi. Making a move necessary and the result acquiring Tommy La Stella […]

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Will Major League Baseball Get The Suspensions Right For Alex Cintron And Ramon Laureano

Oakland Athletics center fielder Ramon Laureano got hit three times during their series sweep against the Houston Astros. Laureano didn’t appreciate being hit for the second time in today’s game. He was visibly upset immediately after it happened and voiced his displeasure. Astros catcher though Martin Maldonado did a great job of communicating and getting him […]

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2020 MLB Opening Day: A’s Season Opens With A Walk-Off Grand Slam

The Oakland Athletics started the shortened 2020 season against a familiar American League West foe the Los Angeles Angels. Frankie Montas earned the opening day start. He managed to strike out three batter, yet it took 28 pitches while needing to escape a bases loaded situation. Brian Knight who was calling balls […]

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