1. 4 Possible Oakland Athletics Starting Lineups After the Jed Lowrie Trade

    With the additions of Jed Lowrie and Chris Young and the plug-and-play system still in effect from last year, the Oakland Athletics have a myriad of options when it comes to the lineup...

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  2. Reasons the Oakland Athletics' Defense Will Be the AL West's Best in 2013

    The Oakland Athletics aren't known as a defensively gifted team, but motivation and experience will lead to better play in the field—something they must have to repeat as AL West champions...

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  3. Reasons the Oakland Athletics Offense Will Be Better in 2013

    If you were shocked by the production the Oakland Athletics finished 2012 with, you might also be surprised when they end 2013 even better. The A's were in the top 10 in home runs, walks and stolen bases last season...

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  4. 9 Reasons Bob Melvin Is the Key to the Oakland Athletics' Success

    A repeat as AL West champions for the Oakland Athletics starts with manager Bob Melvin . Without him at the helm, it's not happening this year and it wouldn't have occurred last season either...

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  5. 4 Reasons Hiroyuki Nakajima Will Win the 2013 AL Rookie of the Year Award

    Oakland A's shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima is going to win the 2013 A.L. Rookie of the Year Award. Say that again? Sure. Oakland A's shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima is going to win the 2013 A...

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  6. Super Bowl 2013: Top Storyline for Each Potential Matchup

    The Divisional Round finished and the Conference Championship Weekend is around the corner, regardless of who advances to the 2013 Super Bowl, each matchup features a proverbial "dead horse" storyline that fans and the media will beat anyway...

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  7. Comparing the Oakland Athletics' Pitching Staff to the Angels' Staff

    Though the Los Angeles Angels now have one of scariest offenses in the game, the race for the AL West may come down to pitching, which is exactly how the Oakland Athletics won the division in 2012...

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  8. Oakland Athletics: Players Who Will Be Even Better in 2013

    Given the ages of many of the Oakland Athletics players, it would be all too easy (and optimistic) to say that all of them will be better in 2013...

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  9. Oakland Athletics' Big Offseason Questions That Still Need to Be Answered

    Though the Oakland Athletics answered their biggest offseason questions—who plays shortstop and which free agents will be re-signed—there are a few that remain unanswered...

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  10. Oakland A's: 5 Gifts on Billy Beane's Christmas Wish List

    If you were Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane , what would you put on your Christmas wish list? The 50-year-old with three children will likely get a slew of ties, dress shirts, socks and tools...

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  11. Ways the Oakland Athletics Can Utilize Their Full Outfield

    The Oakland Athletics have a tricky dilemma regarding how to fit five outfielders into the everyday lineup. Luckily, the most obvious way to do it isn't half bad of an idea, and a few other alternatives could work equally as well, too...

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  12. 5 Teams That Will Enter the Coco Crisp Trade Market After Angel Pagan's Signing

    The teams that have lost the Angel Pagan sweepstakes may dial the Oakland Athletics ' number in regards to Coco Crisp 's availability. Of course, if general manager Billy Beane keeps to his word, Crisp isn't going anywhere...

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  13. WWE TLC 2012: 5 Biggest Reasons We'll Miss CM Punk

    CM Punk is out for WWE TLC 2012 due to injury , and the move will greatly impact WWE's last PPV of the year—negatively, that is. TLC: Tables, Ladders and Chairs has a fantastic gimmick...

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  14. Big Show: 10 Possible Future Careers for WWE's World Champion

    From where The Big Show is headed as World Heavyweight champion to examining how his career might ultimately end , it's now time to turn our attention to what he could do after life in the WWE ...

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  15. Should the Oakland Athletics Trade Jarrod Parker for Royals' Wil Myers?

    The Kansas City Royals have made it clear: No. 1 prospect Wil Myers is available for major league, top-of-the-rotation pitchers—like Oakland Athletics ace Jarrod Parker...

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  16. WWE: Analyzing How Big Show's Career Could Eventually End

    In my last article regarding where Big Show is headed as World Heavyweight champion, I speculated that one eventual path could lead to his retirement. Now it's time to look at how (when it happens) his career ends...

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  17. 3 Backup Plans If Stephen Drew Bolts the Oakland Athletics

    The Oakland Athletics better hope they can sign free-agent shortstop Stephen Drew, because the fallback plans are limited and bleak. If the A's look to free agents outside of Drew, they'll likely be disappointed...

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  18. 6 Predictions for AL Rookie of the Year Mike Trout in 2013

    After winning the AL Rookie of the Year Award and taking second in AL MVP voting, it's easy to see that 21-year-old phenom Mike Trout has what it takes to have an illustrious career, and duplicating 2012's stats next season shouldn't be too hard for him..

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  19. The Big Show: Where Is He Heading as World Champion in WWE?

    Not many expected the Big Show to unseat Sheamus as World Heavyweight champion, and when he did, no one thought it would last longer than a Dolph Ziggler cash-in the same night...

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  20. Oakland A's: How 6 Little-Known Heroes of 2012 Factor in Next Season

    The thing that stunned most within the baseball world about the Oakland Athletics ' incredible 2012 season was the fact they did it with relative no-namers...

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  21. Oakland A's: 10 Highlights of a Magical 2012 Season for the A's

    It's November and baseball has been done for more than two weeks, but it's never too early to recount the magic the Oakland A's had in 2012. From start to finish, this team continued to leave many flabbergasted...

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  22. 5 Superstars We Would Have Loved to See as 5th Member of Team Foley

    The Miz has been announced as the final member of Team Foley, who will take on Team Ziggler at Survivor Series and, while the Miz is a great choice, the WWE Universe likely ...

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  23. Oakland A's: Projecting the Major League Timetable for Top 10 Prospects

    Per Oakland A's GM Billy Beane's tenacity to make trades, the A's farm system is stacked with talent that should see major league time within the next year or two. The A's have five players in MLB ...

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  24. WWE Survivor Series 2012: Did WWE Make the Right Teams?

    The 2012 WWE Survivor Series teams have been announced, with one change having taken place already. In looking at the teams as they are now, did WWE nail it, should they have ...

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  25. WWE Music: Grading the Effectiveness of Every Current Superstar's Entrance Theme

    We as members of the WWE Universe are often hypnotized by a wrestler way before he or she ever steps foot into the ring or utters one word on the microphone. It all starts with the music...

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