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Mulder signs minor league contract with Angels

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Says he signed there because he has a chance to compete for a starting roster spot with the organization.

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Atlanta Braves make the kind of stadium deal the As have been looking for

The Atlanta Braves abandon their downtown home in favor of a new stadium which is closer to its geographical fanbase center or something. Something something, It doesn't really matter since it's...

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How to watch/listen to postseason games (legally)

Frequently people post asking how to see the games because they don't have MLB Network or cable or are in a new town or something. Short version first: For video, outside the US and Canada, you...

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Cuban government to allow players to sign overseas contracts and keep most of the money

For the first time since 1959, players will be allowed to sign and play overseas and will keep most of the money. This is presumably to reduce defections and allow the home talent to play at home. ...

Another ESPN Sweetspot on the As

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Short piece, mainly emphasizing the low As payroll, i.e. the Moneyball aspect.

ESPN Sweetspot on As sweep over Rays

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Maddon's bag of tricks doesn't help Rays

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opinion: Baseball has to decide what is the purpose of suspensions for PEDs

In the progression of the BioGenesis scandal, there is the circumstance of Bartolo Colon and Melky Cabrera. These players have already served PED suspensions for failed drug tests. Furthermore...

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The A’s today and of late

I went to the Coliseum today with the intent of taking in a game. But while I was watching what was happening today it struck me how things at the game today were different from recent games and...

As looking like best team in AL West

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Coverage of 18 inning marathon and other recent As developments disguised as an AL West update.

As looking like best team in AL West

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Coverage of 18 inning marathon and other recent As developments disguised as an AL West update.

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Neyer suggests sabermetrics turned Dustin Ackley into Daric Barton

And got him sent down to AAA. Actually, he's mocking the idea. But either way, as an As fan who has seen Barton (and Cust) come and go it's interesting to see a discussion about being...

A-Rod to make more than all Astros combined

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ESPN reports Astros payroll is down to $25M, less than A-Rod's $29M. Also it is possible A-Rod won't play this year.

Giambi signs minor league contract with Indians

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That's surprising. Presumably he expects to work his way up quickly.

Caples ranks AL East #1 divison, predicts Angels 90 win season

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Apparently the AL East is so hard because the salaries are so high. And the AL West has two projected 90-win teams, Rangers and slegnA. According to Caples, the As will be looking at the slegnA taillights this season.

New MLB commercial features As failings and Giants highlights. Don't miss a cameo appearance by The...

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New MLB commercial features As failings and Giants highlights. Don't miss a cameo appearance by The Captain - Derek "Shovel Throw" Jeter.

Rockies will continue to use 4-man rotation in 2013

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75 pitch pitch quota (not really a count, but a suggested limit). I think it's great to see more experimentation of this sort.

Bartolo Colon has no earned runs since July 22nd.

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Bartolo Colon has gone 22.2 innings without an earned run. And still counting. It's still the best pitch in baseball. Throw fastballs and throw them for strikes.

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I wore an Athletics jersey to the Giants/Indians game last night...

I wore my #10 Daric Barton Athletics 2011 Green Alt to work yesterday. I do this from time to time, why not show baseball when baseball season is on? At 3:15P I got a call from a friend asking me...

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