1. 10 Most Surprising Mound-Charging Moments Ever

    Typically baseball fights are not really all that memorable. Although it is exciting when the benches clear out onto the field, rarely do they ever result in any real fighting taking place...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about almost 3 years ago 3,464 reads 17 comments

  2. The 50 Greatest Baseball Players to Only Play for One Franchise

    In the 100-plus year history of Major League Baseball, only a handful of players have managed to play their entire careers for the same franchise...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about almost 3 years ago 2,776 reads 28 comments

  3. 'Embarrassing' Defensive Play Has Become a Theme for Oakland A's 2011 Season

    Following another sloppy 7-1 loss to the Texas Rangers on Saturday afternoon, A's manager Bob Melvin was asked in his post-game press conference if he was aware that the A's were now the worst defensive team in the Major Leagues...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about almost 3 years ago 413 reads 1 comments

  4. Oakland Athletics Call Up Top Prospect Brandon Allen

    Following Friday night's ugly 9-1 loss to the Texas Rangers , the Oakland Athletics made a roster move today to add some power to their lineup...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about almost 3 years ago 626 reads 3 comments

  5. 40 Greatest MLB Players to Never Win a Ring

    They played in All-Star games, won MVP and Cy Young awards and set records during their storied careers. They were the best in the game; some were even war heroes. Many wound up inducted into the Hall of Fame and immortalized in bronze in Cooperstown...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about almost 3 years ago 5,433 reads 7 comments

  6. MLB: Ranking the 20 Greatest Wall Grabs in Baseball History

    Even in an era when baseball is experiencing a power shortage, there is no lack of appreciation for the long ball...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about almost 3 years ago 14,561 reads 16 comments

  7. Oakland Athletics: Will Waiver Trades Open a Spot for Top Prospects?

    Heading into the July 31 trade deadline there was speculation that the A's would be sellers, opening several roster spots for their top prospects to be given an extended look and audition for Major League jobs in 2012...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about almost 3 years ago 606 reads 7 comments

  8. MLB Trade Rumors: 20 Top Players Who Could Be Moved in August Waiver Deals

    With the non-waiver trade deadline already past, teams must now place their players on revocable waivers before they may trade their players. This part of the year can become a bit of a chess match for teams in contention...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about almost 3 years ago 6,115 reads 7 comments

  9. 5 Reasons the Oakland A's Rocked the MLB Trade Deadline

    Saying that the Oakland A's "rocked" the trade deadline may be a bit of an exaggeration. Actually, it would probably be considered one of the greatest sales jobs of the year if I ...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about almost 3 years ago 2,113 reads 6 comments

  10. Rich Harden Trade to Boston Red Sox for Lars Anderson Falls Through

    It appears that the Rich Harden era will continue in Oakland , for now, and the Lars Anderson era in Oakland may never begin after all...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about almost 3 years ago 507 reads 1 comments

  11. Oakland A's Trade Rumors: A Quick Rundown of the A's Top Trade Candidates

    While none of the A’s rumored to be on the move have been involved in any imminent trade speculation, several A’s players have been connected to a handful of teams around the league...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about almost 3 years ago 533 reads 0 comments

  12. MLB Trade Rumors: Ranking the 20 Best Pitchers Who Will Be Available

    The list of available impact bats may be few, especially after the trade of Carlos Beltran to the San Francisco Giants, but there remain several impact arms that are available before this Sunday...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about almost 3 years ago 3,339 reads 11 comments

  13. MLB Trade Speculation: Every Contender's Target They Simply 'Have to Have'

    The trade market is heating up! With less than a week to go before the July 31 trade deadline, trade talks are intensifying between buyers and sellers. The Texas Rangers and St. Louis Cardinals are both in the market for relief pitching...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about almost 3 years ago 321 reads 0 comments

  14. Oakland A's Sign First-Round Draft Pick Sonny Gray

    The Oakland Athletics have come to terms with their 2011 first-round draft pick, Sonny Gray, this afternoon on a $1.54 million signing bonus. Gray was 12-3 with a 2.12 ERA in 18 games for Vanderbilt this season...

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  15. Jai Miller Deserves Extended Shot in Oakland A's Outfield Remainder of 2011

    Perhaps the two most underrated moves of the last two seasons for the Oakland A's involve the same player now destroying minor league pitching in Triple-A Sacramento...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about almost 3 years ago 1,124 reads 4 comments

  16. Michael Choice Putting on an Impressive Power Display in First Pro Season

    Drafted by an organization sorely in need of a power threat in the middle of their lineup, Michael Choice has done everything in his power to live up to the hype in his first full professional season...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about almost 3 years ago 1,091 reads 3 comments

  17. MLB Trade Rumors: Updating All 30 Teams' Biggest Needs Post All-Star Break

    At the beginning of June we explored how every team's trade needs have changed. Fast-forward one month and we now have a clearer picture of how most teams will be approaching the ...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about almost 3 years ago 1,885 reads 1 comments

  18. Prince Fielder Is the Answer to A's Offensive Problems in 2012 and Beyond

    With no shortage of positions where the A’s could use an upgrade in 2012, perhaps the most glaring hole in their system right now is the absence of a power threat at either corner infield position...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about almost 3 years ago 1,359 reads 18 comments

  19. MLB: Doubleheaders Overdue for a Return to Schedule

    For the past several seasons there has been a debate amongst fans and those within the game regarding how to shorten the length of the Major League season to keep World Series games from being played into November...

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  20. Oakland Athletics Trade Rumors: Josh Willingham and Andrew Bailey on the Block?

    It comes as no surprise that Athletics ' names are starting to pop up in trade rumors. Expectations are that Josh Willingham , Coco Crisp, David DeJesus, Hideki Matsui, Michael ...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about almost 3 years ago 1,081 reads 7 comments

  21. MLB Trade Deadline: Top 10 Relievers Who Could Help a Contender

    We saw our first major trade of the season this past week with the dealing of Francisco Rodriguez to the Milwaukee Brewers. It shouldn't really have come as any surprise that the first player dealt was an impact reliever...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about almost 3 years ago 435 reads 0 comments

  22. Brett Anderson of Oakland Athletics Has Tommy John Surgery as Bad Luck Continues

    The injury bug just continues to wreak havoc on the Oakland Athletics roster. Brett Anderson , out the past six weeks with elbow inflammation, attempted platelet-rich plasma ...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about 3 years ago 261 reads 0 comments

  23. MLB Trade Speculation: 12 Outfielders Likely on the Market at the Deadline

    At less than three weeks away, the trade market is fast approaching. A clear picture is forming of which teams are becoming sellers...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about 3 years ago 1,660 reads 0 comments

  24. Oakland Athletics Become Definite Sellers After Sweep by Texas Rangers

    The Oakland Athletics ' season has been on life support for the better part of the last two months and finally has lost its battle...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about 3 years ago 1,365 reads 11 comments

  25. MLB Trade Rumors: 3 Prospects That Each Buyer Will Use to Deal

    The trade deadline is under a month away and currently 17 of the 30 teams are still in contention in their respective races for the division crown or a Wild Card berth into the postseason...

    Brandon McClintock Written by Brandon McClintock about 3 years ago 348 reads 1 comments