1. 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...

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  2. 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 25 days ago 1,930 reads 1 comments

  3. 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...

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  4. 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...

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  5. 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...

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  6. 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...

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  7. 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...

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  8. 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 2 months ago 1,139 reads 0 comments

  9. 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...

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  10. 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 3 months ago 5,674 reads 10 comments

  11. 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 3 months ago 1,835 reads 0 comments

  12. 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 3 months ago 1,874 reads 0 comments

  13. 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 4 months ago 5,012 reads 9 comments

  14. 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 4 months ago 6,188 reads 13 comments

  15. 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...

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  16. 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...

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  17. 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 5 months ago 6,059 reads 17 comments

  18. 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 5 months ago 3,126 reads 0 comments

  19. Final Report-Card Grades for Oakland A's Prospects at the Arizona Fall League

    The Oakland A's sent seven prospects to participate in the Arizona Fall League—which just wrapped up—and one of them nearly missed finishing with the AFL batting title...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 5 months ago 2,738 reads 1 comments

  20. Bargain Free Agents the Oakland A's Should Keep on Their Radar

    Year after year, the Oakland Athletics organization plucks players out of the bargain bin only to see them outperform expectations and contribute more than most expected. It's that funny concept called "moneyball...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 5 months ago 5,323 reads 1 comments

  21. 3 Unexpected Trades the Oakland A's Could Pull off This Offseason

    Most expect the Oakland A's to either trade multiple marquee players and restock the minor league system or make a simple trade here and there for depth...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 6 months ago 4,617 reads 14 comments

  22. Oakland A's: 10 Most Tradeable Assets for the 2014-15 Offseason

    If the Oakland A's decide to be sellers this offseason, they have quite a few assets who can help reload the farm. There's an asset or two who can help reel in a big name if they decide to be buyers, too...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 6 months ago 1,585 reads 1 comments

  23. How the Oakland A's Should Handle Each of Their Big-Name Free Agents

    The Oakland A's have a decision to make about nine major free agents this offseason. Well, one of those names has decided to retire, but that could always change...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 6 months ago 5,752 reads 7 comments

  24. The 8 Biggest Decisions the Oakland A's Have to Make This Offseason

    Trades, upgrades, platoons, starters, personnel—it's decisions, decisions, decisions for the Oakland A's this offseason. The team has one or two—or eight—to make in what will certainly be a crucial offseason...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 6 months ago 3,166 reads 0 comments

  25. Oakland A's: State of the Franchise at the Start of the 2014-15 Offseason

    My fellow Oakland A's fans: This week, we have seen two sweeps in the ALDS . Two World Series favorites were knocked out. One game ended in a walk-off. Another went 18 innings...

    Nick Houser Written by Nick Houser about 7 months ago 4,373 reads 13 comments