1. 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 13 days ago 2,902 reads 6 comments

  2. 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 21 days ago 1,195 reads 2 comments

  3. 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 28 days ago 3,147 reads 11 comments

  4. 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 1 month ago 581 reads 0 comments

  5. 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 1 month ago 1,950 reads 1 comments

  6. 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 2 months ago 5,899 reads 6 comments

  7. 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 2 months ago 2,925 reads 3 comments

  8. 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 2 months ago 6,397 reads 1 comments

  9. 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 3 months ago 2,264 reads 3 comments

  10. 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 3 months ago 4,851 reads 3 comments

  11. 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 3 months ago 1,143 reads 0 comments

  12. 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 3 months ago 3,398 reads 10 comments

  13. 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 4 months ago 5,696 reads 10 comments

  14. 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 4 months ago 1,836 reads 0 comments

  15. 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 4 months ago 1,899 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 5 months ago 5,013 reads 9 comments

  17. 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 5 months ago 6,190 reads 13 comments

  18. 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 5 months ago 6,108 reads 10 comments

  19. 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 5 months ago 2,602 reads 0 comments

  20. 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 6 months ago 6,060 reads 17 comments

  21. 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 6 months ago 3,128 reads 0 comments

  22. 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 6 months ago 2,746 reads 1 comments

  23. 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 6 months ago 5,325 reads 1 comments

  24. 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 7 months ago 4,688 reads 14 comments

  25. 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 7 months ago 1,587 reads 1 comments