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WEEKEND ROADIE: A’S-ROYALS MAY 18-19

The season-ticket experience with the Oakland A’s continued two weekends ago and it was our first Saturday night/Sunday day combo trip. The A’s were taking on the Royals, who we now know were just starting a major tailspin. The A’s had taken … Continue reading

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TRADE PIECE: TOMMY MILONE

On December 23, 2011, the Oakland A’s, in a busy offseason, shipped first-time arbitration-eligible LHP Gio Gonzalez to the Washington Nationals in a six-player deal. The Nats got minor league RHP Robert Gilliam and Gonzalez, who was coming off back-to-back … Continue reading

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MARINERS, A’S SPLIT OPENING SERIES

The Seattle Mariners and Oakland A’s have wrapped up their MLB season-opening series in Japan with each club winning one of the two games. The Mariners racked up a 3-1 11-inning victory in the opener with 8 solid innings from … Continue reading

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A’S WRAP UP SPRING TRAINING, HEAD TO JAPAN

The Oakland A’s, who had one of the more interesting offseasons of any MLB club, will be one of the first teams to start getting a report card as they open the season in Japan vs. the Mariners on March … Continue reading

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CESPEDES DEBUTS WITH A BANG

Yoenis Cespedes took the field for the first time as an Oakland Athletic on Saturday and made good on his 20-minute hype video, The Showcase. Batting second and playing CF, the 26-year old from Cuba was the center of attention … Continue reading

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CESPEDES SIGNS WITH A’S

26-year old Cuban OF Yoenis Cespedes has agreed to a four-year/$36M deal with the Oakland A’s, to the surprise of many. Cespedes joins a long list of young talent that the A’s have acquired in recent months, only this one … Continue reading

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CESPEDES OFF TO SLOW START IN DWL

Cuban defector Yoenis Cespedes has suited up for two games so far with the Dominican Winter League’s Aguilas Cibaenas, going hitless in seven ABs. The power hitting OF has been the DH in both games. Cespedes, 26, has applied for residency … Continue reading

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