1. Oakland A's Complete Postseason Primer: 5 Things You Need to Know

    The regular season is over. For the teams that have survived, the real season begins, as the calendar turns to October. The 2013 campaign was very different for the Oakland A's in terms of expectations than was their magical 2012 season...

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  2. Oakland A's: 2013 Team Again Proves That Billy Beane Is the Best GM in Baseball

    Take a good look at the teams that are either in the Major League Baseball playoffs or on the verge of the playoffs in 2013...

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  3. Predicting the Oakland A's Full 2013 Postseason Roster

    Fresh off of winning their second straight American League West championship , the Oakland A's look to the last week as preparation for a well-deserved return to the postseason...

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  4. Oakland A's: Predicting A's Starting Rotation for the 2013 Postseason

    The A's are in prime position to return to the postseason — three games ahead of the second-place Texas Rangers in the American League West as of this writing...

    Clarence Baldwin Jr Written by Clarence Baldwin Jr about 12 months ago 3,656 reads 2 comments

  5. Oakland A's: Grades for Every Player in August

    A month that began with the A's scuffling and ultimately losing their lead in the American League West ended with a 5-1 flourish that enabled the team to record its ninth straight winning month at 14-13...

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  6. Oakland A's: Stock Up, Stock Down for A's Top 10 Prospects for Week 21

    As the season winds down, Oakland 's farm clubs continue to give ample opportunity for future stars to enhance their abilities and develop as they move incrementally towards playing in the major leagues...

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  7. Oakland A's: Predicting What Oakland'S Starting Lineup Will Look Like Next Year

    Even as the Oakland A's fight for their second consecutive American West League Championship over the last six weeks of the Major League Baseball season, there is a truth that should ...

    Clarence Baldwin Jr Written by Clarence Baldwin Jr about 1 year ago 3,440 reads 6 comments

  8. Oakland A's: Evaluating the Development of Oakland's Top 5 Prospects

    There is some debate as to who are the Oakland A's biggest prospects and what merits a place on such a list...

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  9. Oakland A's: 3 Post-Deadline Moves That Oakland Could Still Make

    Rumored to make a large move at the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, the Oakland A's only made a minor tweak to their roster, adding infielder Alberto Callaspo for Grant Green...

    Clarence Baldwin Jr Written by Clarence Baldwin Jr about 1 year ago 3,286 reads 17 comments

  10. Oakland A's: Grades for Every Player in July

    The A's ended the month of July with a 63-45 record and a four-game lead over the Texas Rangers as a huge three-game series is set to begin in the East Bay Friday night...

    Clarence Baldwin Jr Written by Clarence Baldwin Jr about 1 year ago 2,113 reads 4 comments

  11. Oakland A's: The 1 Trade Deadline Deal This Team Has to Make

    The Oakland A's need to trade for Chase Utley . No big buildup is necessary this time. This is a perfect slot for a player of Utley's caliber at second, and the A's are in prime position to make noise in a wide-open American League in 2013...

    Clarence Baldwin Jr Written by Clarence Baldwin Jr about 1 year ago 4,986 reads 22 comments

  12. Oakland A's: 3 Best Minor League Trade Assets

    The official second half of the 2013 MLB season begins Thursday, July 18, and as the calender pushes towards late July and into August, contenders emerge and pretenders begin to fade...

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  13. Oakland A's: Scouting Reports for A's Prospects in the 2013 Futures Game

    One of the less publicized events that takes place during the MLB All-Star break is the Futures Game. In it, various players at all levels of the minor leagues compete on two rosters: ...

    Clarence Baldwin Jr Written by Clarence Baldwin Jr about 1 year ago 2,065 reads 3 comments

  14. Oakland A's: Josh Donaldson Is Biggest Snub of 2013 All-Star Game

    I can't say I am shocked, but I am most definitely surprised at the news that Oakland 's Josh Donaldson was left off the American League All-Star team by manager Jim Leyland ...

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  15. Handing Out First-Half Awards to Oakland A's

    Standing at 49-35 and in first place in the AL West as of Wednesday, July 3, the Oakland A's have received contributions from many sources so far in 2013. Some have surprised while others have been as expected...

    Clarence Baldwin Jr Written by Clarence Baldwin Jr about 1 year ago 2,050 reads 1 comments

  16. Oakland A's: Second-Half Predictions for Every Player

    Entering the second half of the 2013 season, the Oakland A's sit at a very respectable 47-34, good for second place in the American League West...

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  17. Oakland A's: 3 Biggest Disappointments for Team So Far in 2013

    Through 73 games, there has been much more positive than negative to write about in regards to the Oakland A's. Currently, the club sits at 43-30, good for first in the American League West, three games ahead of the Texas Rangers ...

    Clarence Baldwin Jr Written by Clarence Baldwin Jr about 1 year ago 1,421 reads 1 comments

  18. Oakland A's: 5 Players Who Should Be All-Stars in 2013

    After 66 games, the Oakland A's have established themselves among the best teams in the major leagues with a 39-27 record...

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  19. Oakland A's: Re-Grading Every Oakland A's Offseason Acquisition

    Sitting at 35-25, the 2013 Oakland A's have moved past the one-third point of the baseball season as a playoff team. Much of the team from 2012 has returned, but there have been key additions acquired during the offseason...

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  20. Oakland A's: Why Sonny Gray Is Not the Athletics' Next Great Pitching Star

    I have got to be honest. The headline is deceiving because it sounds as if I am down on Sonny Gray. That could not be further from the truth. I think Gray is eventually going to be very good in Oakland with the A's...

    Clarence Baldwin Jr Written by Clarence Baldwin Jr about over 1 year ago 3,979 reads 2 comments

  21. Oakland A's Make Statement in Taking Series from Defending Champion Giants

    The criticism of the Oakland A's early season success was that it came against weak opposition, namely the Houston Astros . And that was a valid criticism before the series against the Texas Rangers from May 20th-22nd...

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  22. Oakland A's: Why A's Going 19-0 Against Houston Is Necessary to Make Playoffs

    The A's finished out their third sweep of the 2013 season against the predictably woeful Houston Astros this afternoon. That makes them nine for nine, so far, and pushes their record to 28-23 on the year...

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  23. Jemile Weeks Is the Player on the Oakland A's That Should See More Playing Time

    It is time for the Oakland A's to call Jemile Weeks up from Triple-A Sacramento. With all due respect to Adam " Lewis Skolnick " Rosales and Eric Sogard , Weeks is a better option at either second base or shortstop along with Jed Lowrie ...

    Clarence Baldwin Jr Written by Clarence Baldwin Jr about over 1 year ago 1,386 reads 4 comments

  24. Oakland A's: History Dictates That It Is Far Too Early to Panic over 2013 Start

    After their first 40 games, the Oakland A's are 20-20 in the 2013 season. Remember 2012? The A's started 20-20 as well. In 2006, The A's—led by Frank Thomas—rode a five-game winning streak to get to 21-19 after 40 games...

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  25. Oakland Raiders: 3 Free Agents the Raiders Should Target

    For the Oakland Raiders , the roster is slowly starting to crystallize with early free-agency netted players like Pat Sims, Tracy Porter, Nick Roach and Mike Jenkins, among others...

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