1. Ranking the Oakland A's Best All-Star Game Candidates

    The All-Star Game is July 14 and the Oakland A's have several quality candidates that could head to Cincinnati to represent the American League ...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 3 days ago 1,540 reads 4 comments

  2. What We've Learned About the Oakland A's Near the Halfway Mark

    With three months of baseball nearly in the books, we've learned quite a bit about an Oakland A's team we thought we knew. The A's sit at 32-41, fifth in the AL West standings and 10 games back from first place...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 9 days ago 4,706 reads 11 comments

  3. Oakland Athletics Rumors: Latest News Surrounding the A's

    The Oakland A's record is disappointing two months in, so naturally, there's already chatter about the team trading stars. Stephen Vogt and Josh Reddick are in the top 20 in weighted runs created plus ( wRC +)...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 1 month ago 1,350 reads 0 comments

  4. Re-Evaluating the Oakland Athletics' Top Draft Picks from the Past Decade

    With the 2015 first-year player draft approaching on June 8, let's take a look back at how the last 10 Oakland A's first-round draft picks have fared. Because hindsight is a beautiful thing...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 1 month ago 2,654 reads 1 comments

  5. 3 Bold Predictions for the Remainder of the Oakland A's Season

    The Oakland A's season has not gone as expected, and yet we may see a few more surprises before all is said and done. Just over one month into the season, the A's are struggling...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 1 month ago 2,987 reads 6 comments

  6. 8 Biggest Takeaways from the First Month of the Oakland A's Season

    After one month of baseball, we've learned quite a bit about the 2015 Oakland Athletics , haven't we? The area many thought would be a strength is a weakness. The one many questioned is a strength...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 1 month ago 1,203 reads 2 comments

  7. Early Grades for the Oakland Athletics' Offseason Acquisitions

    The Oakland A's brought in 11 new notable faces with the hope that they could continue the playoff streak. Some have contributed successfully, others have already been sent down. The lineup has several new bats...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 2 months ago 3,176 reads 11 comments

  8. Oakland A's Biggest Storylines to Follow at the Start of 2015

    The Oakland A's are always filled with entertaining storylines, and 2015 is no different. The team is fun. From the white cleats to the famed right field bleacher crew, the A's are exciting and unique...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 3 months ago 583 reads 0 comments

  9. 7 Reasons to Be Optimistic for the Oakland Athletics' 2015 Season

    You there, Debbie Downer! Don't be pessimistic about the Oakland A's this season. There is plenty to be encouraged about. New team? No problem...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 3 months ago 1,966 reads 1 comments

  10. Complete Oakland Athletics 2015 Season Preview

    The Oakland Athletics 2015 season is upon us, with not too much changing during spring training. A few players were injured, a few others stood out, and some who were expected to do well floundered...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 3 months ago 5,903 reads 6 comments

  11. Final Prediction for Oakland A's Key Spring Training Position Battles

    With a little over two weeks remaining in spring training, it's becoming clearer by the game who will win each of the Oakland Athletics ' position battles. Of course, a few things have changed since camp opened...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 4 months ago 2,928 reads 3 comments

  12. Most Disappointing Oakland A's Players in Spring Training so Far

    Although we're only one week into spring training, there are still certain Oakland A's players we hope turn things around before the season starts. The A's have only played eight spring games so far...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 4 months ago 6,408 reads 1 comments

  13. Who Will Step Up for A's to Replace Josh Donaldson's All-Star Production?

    It will be difficult for anyone on the Oakland A's to adequately replace Josh Donaldson's production, but it can be done—in a few ways as a matter of fact. The 28-year-old third baseman will be sorely missed...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 4 months ago 2,269 reads 3 comments

  14. 5 Oakland A's Players Who Will Determine If They're a 2015 Contender

    With five All-Stars now missing and a sixth on the shelf to start the season, the Oakland A's will need five guys in particular to step up and carry the team...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 4 months ago 4,891 reads 3 comments

  15. Oakland Athletics: Why Barry Zito Is the Player to Watch at Spring Training

    No Oakland Athletics player will be more exciting to watch and have more potential impact on the roster this year at spring training than Barry Zito...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 4 months ago 1,157 reads 0 comments

  16. Complete Oakland Athletics 2015 Spring Training Preview

    Oakland Athletics ' FanFest is in the books, which means the next big event is the beginning of spring training...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 5 months ago 3,404 reads 10 comments

  17. Projecting the Oakland A's 2015 Opening Day Roster

    Once spring training is all said and done, the Oakland A's will roll out a 25-man roster nearly 40 percent different than the 2014 version. Of course, it's hard to know exactly how an Opening Day roster in April will look two full months ahead...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 5 months ago 5,709 reads 10 comments

  18. Predictions for Each Top Offseason Acquisition's Career with Oakland A's

    After a crazy offseason, the Oakland A's have a completely new infield, designated hitter and much more. But how effective will the new pieces be? How long will they keep Oakland competitive? ...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 5 months ago 1,845 reads 0 comments

  19. Oakland Athletics: Biggest Winners and Losers from the Offseason

    The Oakland Athletics ' offseason has been...busy, to say the least. After a myriad of moves, fans and analysts continue to debate whether the A's will remain contenders or fail to finish above ...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 5 months ago 1,935 reads 0 comments

  20. New Year's Resolutions for the Oakland A's in 2015

    You can bet, like most people, the players on the Oakland A's have New Year's resolutions for 2015. During the week of Christmas, I asked A's fans what would be on their wish list ...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 6 months ago 5,014 reads 9 comments

  21. A Fan's Christmas Wish List for Athletics in 2015

    Dear Santa, I don't want too much for Christmas. There are just a few things I would love to see. I don't even care about the presents underneath my Christmas tree. I just want you to do a few things for the Oakland Athletics ...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 6 months ago 6,193 reads 13 comments

  22. Reassessing Oakland A's Offseason Plan and Breaking Down What's Next

    The Oakland A's went into the winter meetings looking like they might contend again in 2015. They came out of the meetings three All-Stars lighter...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 7 months ago 6,110 reads 10 comments

  23. Grading the Oakland Athletics' Offseason Post-Winter Meetings

    The Oakland Athletics have had an interesting offseason to say the least—one extremely difficult to grade...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 7 months ago 2,606 reads 0 comments

  24. The Deals Billy Beane Needs to Be Pitching at the Winter Meetings

    It's the Christmas season for normal people, but baseball fans get more excited this time of year for the winter meetings. We put our general manager hats on, pretend we're Billy Beane and make a wish...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 7 months ago 6,060 reads 17 comments

  25. Chances for Oakland A's to Sign 6 Top Free-Agent Targets

    There are some fantastic free agents on the market this offseason, but the chances of the Oakland A's being major players for any of them are pretty slim. The signing of Billy Butler may be the biggest signing for Oakland over the winter...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 7 months ago 3,133 reads 0 comments