1. Oakland Athletics Top Prospects Invited to Spring Training

    After a busy off season, with Spring Training now just days away, the A's have invited some of the organization's top prospects to train with the team in Phoenix and gain some experience ...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about over 3 years ago 653 reads 0 comments

  2. Albert Pujols vs. A-Rod: Who Deserves to Be Baseball's Highest Paid?

    It seems like a ridiculous statement to make, but at $100 million ($116 million since St. Louis exercised their 2011 option) over the term of his last contract, Albert Pujols was an absolute steal for the Cardinals ...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about over 3 years ago 2,272 reads 4 comments

  3. MLB Breaks the Bank: The Highest Paid Players at Each Position in 2011

    Ever wonder how you could spend close to a quarter billion dollars on a baseball team (assuming of course that you are not the New York Yankees)? Try filling your roster with these players and you would have an excellent start...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about over 3 years ago 1,845 reads 5 comments

  4. Eric Chavez Deserves Our Cheers and Ovation, Even as a New York Yankee

    The A's first round pick of the 1996 draft, Eric Chavez made his professional debut with the Oakland Athletics on September 8, 1998 in a pinch-hit role against the Baltimore Orioles...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about over 3 years ago 942 reads 14 comments

  5. Hall of Fame: Players Who Should Have Been Locks but Are Now Question Marks

    Beginning with Mark McGwire and Rafael Palmeiro we have seen that the Hall of Fame voters are not looking fondly on nominees that have their pasts tied to performance enhancing drugs...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about over 3 years ago 1,630 reads 12 comments

  6. "Giants Baseball, Torture": Local Bias Against The A's The Real "Torture"

    It has been three months since the Giants won their first World Championship since their move to the Bay Area from New York, and not a day has gone by that I have not been reminded...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about over 3 years ago 643 reads 22 comments

  7. Stadium Debate: Oakland or San Jose? MLB Needs To Decide Now

    It has been 689 days since Major League Baseball began their review of the A's stadium situation and options...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about over 3 years ago 1,643 reads 26 comments

  8. AL West Preview: Upgraded Offenses Should Tighten The West Playoff Race in 2011

    Despite being home to the World Series runner-up Texas Rangers, the AL West was one of the worst divisions in baseball in 2010 featuring only one team with a better than .500 record...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about over 3 years ago 527 reads 3 comments

  9. San Jose Sharks: Playoff Time Is Now If Postseason Streak Is To Stay Alive

    The past few seasons the San Jose Sharks have entered February trying to fight injuries and fatigue and prepare themselves for the postseason all while sitting comfortably atop the Pacific Division and assured of a playoff appearance...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about over 3 years ago 317 reads 0 comments

  10. Oakland A's 2011 A Must-Win Season: Hollywood, More Fans, Stadium Implications

    After a very busy off season, the Oakland A’s are poised to make some noise in the American League this year, and for once they won’t go unnoticed. At least this is what the A’s are counting on...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about over 3 years ago 789 reads 8 comments

  11. Kevin Kouzmanoff: Oakland A's Persona Non Grata

    Chone Figgins got it right—"I always said, it's a great thing to be wanted." Right about now, the man Figgins was supposed to replace, Kevin Kouzmanoff , has got to be ...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about over 3 years ago 735 reads 5 comments