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WEEKEND ROADIE: A’S-ROYALS MAY 18-19

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 the Friday night game with some high drama as they bested James Shields by a score […]

TRADE PIECE: TOMMY MILONE

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 solid seasons for the non-contending A’s. Oakland GM Billy Beane got two minor leaguers plus a RHP […]

MARINERS, A’S SPLIT OPENING SERIES

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 Felix Hernandez and offensive help from Ichiro Suzuki (4-5, 1 RBI) and Dustin Ackley (2-5, […]

A’S WRAP UP SPRING TRAINING, HEAD TO JAPAN

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 28. As such, the A’s have concluded their spring games in Arizona and will now […]

CESPEDES DEBUTS WITH A BANG

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 and he responded by going 2-for-2 with a walk and a fourth-inning homer to left. […]

CESPEDES SIGNS WITH A’S

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 cost Billy Beane and Co. money, not established major league talent. There are several question […]

CESPEDES OFF TO SLOW START IN DWL

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 in the DR and has drawn interest from several MLB teams. His 33 homers (354 […]

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