A’s Must Part Ways With Hitting Coach Darren Bush Immediately

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Today was the start of the biggest test of the 2021 season for the Oakland Athletics. A road series against the Houston Astros. The result once again, failure. All seemed good the A’s started out strongly with six runs in the first two inning and Chris Bassitt was on the mound. One who was certainly deserving of an… Continue reading A’s Must Part Ways With Hitting Coach Darren Bush Immediately

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The Oakland Athletics Lose In Predictable Fashion To New York Yankees

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The Oakland Athletics hit a home run. It was the 20th of the season for Matt Olson. Good news right? Nope. It was the only run the A’s managed to score against the New York Yankees on Sunday. There were certainly opportunities to add on. Olson missed his second home run of the game with two… Continue reading The Oakland Athletics Lose In Predictable Fashion To New York Yankees

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Matt Olson Can’t Carry The A’s Offense On His Shoulders

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The Oakland Athletics lineup is terrible there’s no way around saying that. Matt Olson has been the lone bright spot for the A’s though and he can’t carry the offense on his shoulders. He did start off the year strong, yet has come back down to earth. He’s now hitting .258 with 46 hits, 12 doubles,… Continue reading Matt Olson Can’t Carry The A’s Offense On His Shoulders

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Sean Manaea Has Another Ugly Start At Fenway Park

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Oakland Athletics left-hander Sean Manaea has always struggled at Fenway Park. He came in with an era of 13.14 and tonight was no different. He gave up a leadoff double to the hustling Michael Chavis as center fielder Ramon Laureano attempted to make a diving stop yet wasn’t able to make the play. The only good news for Manaea is that Alex Verdugo bats left-handed as he… Continue reading Sean Manaea Has Another Ugly Start At Fenway Park

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James Kaprielian Surives Roller Coaster First Inning Earns First Win In First Career Start

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It seemed like James Kaprielian was going to have a relatively short first career start for the Oakland Athletics against the Boston Red Sox. Yet sometimes looks are deceiving. He gave up a lead off double to Marwin Gonzalez and walked Alex Verdugo. This prompted Sean Murphy to go out and calm Kaprielian down. J.D.… Continue reading James Kaprielian Surives Roller Coaster First Inning Earns First Win In First Career Start

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Chris Bassitt Stellar In Win Against the Boston Red Sox

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Chris Bassitt was stellar in the Oakland Athletics 3-2 win over the Boston Red Sox.  There were only three mistakes he made all game long. He threw two wild pitches in the first inning after allowing a one out single to Alex Verdugo who ended up on third. J.D. Martinez drove him in with a sacrifice fly to give… Continue reading Chris Bassitt Stellar In Win Against the Boston Red Sox

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Oakland Athletics Need To Make Roster Changes Immediately

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The Oakland Athletics are doing something rare for the franchise and that is starting off relatively strong to start the season even after starting 0-6. Oakland is now 16-11 and are currently trailing 6-0 to the Baltimore Orioles. Regardless of whether the A’s win or lose today roster changes need to happen immediately. Starting with… Continue reading Oakland Athletics Need To Make Roster Changes Immediately

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A’s Dormant Offense Comes Alive As Sean Manaea’s Strong Start Not Wasted

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What a difference between the first start of the season for Oakland Athletics starter Sean Manaea.  He looked good from the start. Houston didn’t get many opportunities with runners on base and the only run scored on a defensive mistake by the A’s. Kyle Tucker got played to pull leaving no one to cover second. Manaea induced a… Continue reading A’s Dormant Offense Comes Alive As Sean Manaea’s Strong Start Not Wasted

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The Offensively Challenged A’s Waste Decent Start By Cole Irvin

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Cole Irvin looked better than his first start of the season. He kept the Oakland Athletics in the game for the most part before he sputtered in the bottom of the sixth inning. He gave up a one out solo home run to Yordan Alvarez and then walked Carlos Correa. J.B. Wendelken came on in… Continue reading The Offensively Challenged A’s Waste Decent Start By Cole Irvin

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A’s Dreadful Season Continues After Terrible Peformance By Sean Manaea Now 0-4

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Rinse, wash, and repeat for the Houston Astros against the Oakland Athletics. It didn’t take long for Sean Manaea to put the A’s in a hole. With one out in the first inning Kyle Tucker hit a solo home run. Astros starter Jose Urquidy in the bottom half of the inning gave up a leadoff double to Mark Canha, who then got to third on a… Continue reading A’s Dreadful Season Continues After Terrible Peformance By Sean Manaea Now 0-4

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