Tag Archives: Oakland A’s

Shouldn’t the Rays Just Let Yunel Escobar Go?

 We’re past the non-waiver trade deadline in MLB and into the portion of the season where teams put all of their players on revocable waivers (just to see whether anyone clears – and of course, many large contracts will clear) … Continue reading

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Billy Beane — Supergenius?

Billy Beane’s genius has gone unquestioned since the publication of Moneyball in 2003.  Unfortunately, since then the A’s have seen the postseason only once (a division championship in 2006), a fact often attributed solely to the A’s limited financial resources. … Continue reading

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The best infield in the AL

The A’s talented young starting pitching staff gets a lot of attention, but their infield is the best defensive unit in the league. Continue reading

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