1. Ranking the Teams the Oakland A's Might Meet in a 1-Game Playoff

    For the first time in the history of the sport, the wild-card team in each league will now be decided by a single-game playoff between the two best teams among non-division winners in the standings...

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  2. 5 Signs Yoenis Cespedes Can Win an MVP in the Next 5 Years

    As well as Yoenis Cespedes has performed this season, he is still only touching the surface of his true potential. Consider this, since the All-Star break when he's played almost everyday, missing only one game due to injury, Cespedes has hit ...

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  3. 5 Oakland A's We Would Love to Have a Beer With

    The A's have always had the reputation of being a rag-tag band of misfits, and I don't know about you, but that sounds like a bunch of potentially fun drinking buddies to me...

    Erik Reitmeyer Written by Erik Reitmeyer about 2 years ago 1,371 reads 3 comments

  4. Where Yoenis Cespedes Ranks on List of A's All-Time Rookie Power Hitters

    The A's and the rest of the league are finally seeing why Yoenis Cespedes was such a hot commodity over the winter. Over his last 10 games, Cespedes has only gone hitless once, while hitting ...

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  5. Oakland A's Trade Scenarios: 5 Players They Should Target for a Playoff Run

    Coming off a four-game sweep of the Yankees and losing only once so far in the second half of the season, the Athletics' confidence is currently at an all-time high...

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  6. Oakland Athletics: 5 A's Who Will Have to Sweat out the 2012 Trade Deadline

    The Oakland Athletics currently find themselves in an extremely interesting position. Currently only half a game back in the wild card race, the big question for the A's is whether or not they should be buyers or sellers come the trade deadline...

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  7. 5 Oakland A's Prospects You Are Sure to See Soon

    After clawing their way back to .500 with a 13th inning win over the Seattle Mariners last night, it appears as though the A's may not go down so quietly as the season progresses through summer...

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  8. Yoenis Cespedes: Predicting His Stats for Every Month of the Second Half

    So far, Yoenis Cespedes ' time in Oakland hasn't exactly turned out as many had expected. He isn't necessarily having a poor season; it's just that his numbers aren't blowing anyone away as people had hoped for before the year began...

    Erik Reitmeyer Written by Erik Reitmeyer about 2 years ago 142 reads 1 comments

  9. 5 Ways to Ensure Jarrod Parker Isn't the Next Oakland A's Stud to Get Traded

    Last night Jarrod Parker was once again brilliant for the A's, going seven strong innings against the Seattle Mariners, allowing only one earned run while racking up nine strikeouts...

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  10. Re-Ranking the Oakland A's Top 10 Pitching Prospects

    It's been a year of ups and downs for Oakland pitching prospects this year. Some players have had extremely disappointing years so far, while others have used that to their advantage and have risen in Oakland's system...

    Erik Reitmeyer Written by Erik Reitmeyer about 2 years ago 383 reads 2 comments

  11. 5 Reasons Manny Ramirez Can Exceed Expectations with the Oakland A's

    With Manny starting to pick it up in Triple-A Sacramento, his arrival in Oakland could come as soon as next week. When he does arrive, there will be varying expectations put upon him...

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  12. Manny Ramirez: 10 Pitchers We'd Love to See Ramirez Face in 2012

    This time a month ago it was expected that Manny Ramirez would be manning the middle of the A's lineup. Well it's been over a week since Manny was eligible for reinstatement and the ...

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  13. Oakland A's: 5 Issues Standing Between Them and Getting Back to the MLB Playoffs

    It was only a week ago when the Oakland A's found themselves in the thick of the AL Wild Card chase. Since then they have gone on to lose six in a row, seeing their GB rise to five in the wild-card standings...

    Erik Reitmeyer Written by Erik Reitmeyer about 2 years ago 68 reads 1 comments

  14. 10 Bold Predictions for Manny Ramirez's Season in Oakland

    It came as a shock to many this offseason when the A's announced they were going to officially sign Manny Ramirez...

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  15. Where Does Jarrod Parker Rank Among A's Recent Top Young Arms?

    Though his major league career is still extremely young, it's hard not to notice why the Oakland A's were willing to part with a player like Trevor Cahill to acquire Jarrod Parker...

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  16. Brandon McCarthy: 5 Reasons the Oakland A's Pitcher Won't Be an All-Star

    After a solid 2011 campaign, Brandon McCarthy came into the 2012 season as the A's ace. He was their guy, the pitcher who would constantly go deep into ballgames while at the same time acting as an role model the younger pitchers could learn from...

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  17. Oakland Athletics Trade Rumors: 5 'Moneyball' Players They Should Pursue ASAP

    As expected, the Oakland Athletics went into the season with a few glaring holes, primarily at the corner infield positions. Unfortunately for the A's, these issues aren't any closer to being resolved as they were when the year began...

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  18. Oakland A's: Minor League Surprises and Disappointments Thus Far

    Winding down on the first month of the season, most of the A's top prospects are living up to or exceeding expectations...

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  19. Oakland A's: 5 Reasons Why Yoenis Cespedes Can Win ROY

    When Yoenis Cespedes signed a four-year, $36 million contract with the A's this offseason, he brought more than just his game to Oakland, he brought huge expectations...

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  20. Oakland A's: Bright Spots and Low Points Thus Far in 2012

    After three weeks of baseball, the A's find themselves in a position I'm sure they're pleased with, tied for second in the division with Seattle ...

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  21. Yoenis Cespedes: Can He Be a Consistent 40 Home Run Threat in the MLB?

    It took only two games for A's fans to get a glimpse of Yoesnis Cespedes' immense potential. In the seventh inning, facing Mariners reliever Shawn Kelley, Cespedes scorched a ...

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  22. Oakland A's: Assessing the History and Future of the New Stadium

    For most A's fans, the A's stadium situation has been nothing more than a headache. Beginning in 2005 with Lew Wolff's purchase of the team, a new ballpark has always seemingly been a top priority for ownership...

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  23. Oakland A's: Will They Trade Yoenis Cespedes Before His Contract Expires?

    After the first weekend of the season the Oakland A's find themselves where many predicted them to be: the AL West cellar...

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  24. Oakland A's: 5 Surprising Moves Made Prior to Opening Day

    The A's 2012 regular season resumed Friday against the Mariners , and finally their roster appears to be set, for now...

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  25. 10 Lessons for Oakland Fans to Take from Mariners-A's Series in Japan

    As usual, the opening game for the Oakland A's was unsuccessful, falling to the Seattle Mariners 3-1. They escaped Japan with an even record, however, surprising Seattle with three ...

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