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Alex Hall

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Oakland A's fan since Day 1. Other sports don't really matter, except to pass the offseason faster.

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Recent Activity
Good point about Bailey.
Commented on Athletics sign relief pitcher Sean Doolittle to 5-year contract on Apr 20 2014, 2:04a
:-)
Commented on Game #17: A's walk off, Kazmir goes eight, everybody gets ice cream on Apr 20 2014, 12:05a - 1 reply
You were supposed to say, "It's incredibly hard."
Commented on Game #17: A's walk off, Kazmir goes eight, everybody gets ice cream on Apr 20 2014, 12:02a - 1 reply
I believe that all plastic chairs were orange before 1981, per fashion police laws.
Commented on Athletics sign relief pitcher Sean Doolittle to 5-year contract on Apr 19 2014, 11:18p - 1 reply
To match the baseballs, I assume?
Commented on Athletics sign relief pitcher Sean Doolittle to 5-year contract on Apr 19 2014, 11:17p
EXACTLY THIS
Commented on Game #17: A's walk off, Kazmir goes eight, everybody gets ice cream on Apr 19 2014, 11:10p - 1 reply
I have one, but it's been sitting on a shelf relatively untouched so I can't speak to it's durability. But it hasn't fallen apart under it's own weight.
Commented on Game #17: A's walk off, Kazmir goes eight, everybody gets ice cream on Apr 19 2014, 11:10p
Check out the replay.
Commented on Game #17: A's walk off, Kazmir goes eight, everybody gets ice cream on Apr 19 2014, 11:02p - 1 reply
And also, you've clearly never seen the Astros play.
Commented on Game #17: A's walk off, Kazmir goes eight, everybody gets ice cream on Apr 19 2014, 10:03p - 1 reply
Sure, ask him how much he wants.
Commented on Game #17: A's walk off, Kazmir goes eight, everybody gets ice cream on Apr 19 2014, 10:01p - 1 reply
Gotta love how this team never gives up.
Commented on Game #17: A's walk off, Kazmir goes eight, everybody gets ice cream on Apr 19 2014, 9:48p - 2 replies
Awesome recap, Jeremy!!
Commented on Game #17: A's walk off, Kazmir goes eight, everybody gets ice cream on Apr 19 2014, 9:44p - 1 reply
Was this her first baseball game?
Commented on Game #17: A's walk off, Kazmir goes eight, everybody gets ice cream on Apr 19 2014, 9:43p - 1 reply
It also might have been caught if they were playing in regular position.
Commented on Game #17: A's walk off, Kazmir goes eight, everybody gets ice cream on Apr 19 2014, 9:40p - 1 reply
I will give Bart some credit though.
Commented on Game #17: A's walk off, Kazmir goes eight, everybody gets ice cream on Apr 19 2014, 9:38p - 1 reply
Was Matsui there?
Commented on Game #17: A's walk off, Kazmir goes eight, everybody gets ice cream on Apr 19 2014, 9:36p
I would like to file a complaint about the complaint as well.
Commented on Game #17: A's walk off, Kazmir goes eight, everybody gets ice cream on Apr 19 2014, 9:34p
What does ticket price mean?
Commented on Game #17: A's walk off, Kazmir goes eight, everybody gets ice cream on Apr 19 2014, 9:32p - 1 reply
With Callaspo, I'd also worry about that BABIP coming down.
Commented on Week Four Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire and Sleepers on Apr 19 2014, 8:12p
That was a clean GIDP right there. Well turned.
Commented on Game Thread #17: A's vs. Astros on Apr 19 2014, 5:19p
And he's come so close to cutting down both of these runs.
Commented on Game Thread #17: A's vs. Astros on Apr 19 2014, 5:17p
I'm OK with the catcher not being able to block the plate.
Commented on Game Thread #17: A's vs. Astros on Apr 19 2014, 5:16p - 1 reply
If Houston has a-steroids, they'd probably be better at baseball.
Commented on Game Thread #17: A's vs. Astros on Apr 19 2014, 5:11p
Cespedes' batting eye looking much better this year.
Commented on Game Thread #17: A's vs. Astros on Apr 19 2014, 5:10p - 2 replies
I think I would have sent Gentry on that fly ball.
Commented on Game Thread #17: A's vs. Astros on Apr 19 2014, 5:03p - 2 replies
Nothing like the Astros to cure what ails you.
Commented on Game Thread #17: A's vs. Astros on Apr 19 2014, 5:00p
Barton's first extra-base hit!
Commented on Game Thread #17: A's vs. Astros on Apr 19 2014, 4:58p
I guess this is hard to understand for us sitting on the couch, but I don't get it.
Commented on Game #16: Big numbers from Cespedes and Reddick power A's past Astros; Jed Lowrie doesn't play fair on Apr 19 2014, 4:26p
I still maintain that that was a completely legitimate article title! :-)
Commented on Game #16: Big numbers from Cespedes and Reddick power A's past Astros; Jed Lowrie doesn't play fair on Apr 19 2014, 4:41a - 1 reply
And I know the series is already 1/3 over ...
Commented on Series Preview: Astros at Athletics, April 18-20, 2014 on Apr 19 2014, 3:47a
Alex Smith?
Commented on Series Preview: Astros at Athletics, April 18-20, 2014 on Apr 19 2014, 3:43a
This game bumped the A's up to 7th in MLB in scoring.
Commented on Game #16: Big numbers from Cespedes and Reddick power A's past Astros; Jed Lowrie doesn't play fair on Apr 19 2014, 3:41a - 2 replies
Oh man, why must the playoff game be on at the same time as the A's game??
Commented on Game #16: Big numbers from Cespedes and Reddick power A's past Astros; Jed Lowrie doesn't play fair on Apr 19 2014, 3:38a - 2 replies
Abad and Cook.
Commented on Game #16: Big numbers from Cespedes and Reddick power A's past Astros; Jed Lowrie doesn't play fair on Apr 19 2014, 3:37a - 1 reply
And he's supposed to be the last guy in the pen!
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros (4) on Apr 19 2014, 1:20a
Holy crap, I just realized that was the first hit Abad has given up this year.
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros (4) on Apr 19 2014, 1:19a - 1 reply
Nailed it.
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros (4) on Apr 19 2014, 12:52a - 1 reply
AND DEFENSE!
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros (4) on Apr 19 2014, 12:51a - 1 reply
.156!!
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros (4) on Apr 19 2014, 12:50a - 1 reply
So this is where I'd let Abad throw a second inning.
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros (4) on Apr 19 2014, 12:49a
A close friend who totally isn't me also said it went down.
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros (3) on Apr 19 2014, 12:19a - 1 reply
PASTA!
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros (3) on Apr 18 2014, 11:54p - 1 reply
Eww, Sonny's ERA is over 1 now.
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros (3) on Apr 18 2014, 11:51p - 1 reply
Damnit, when I said MOAR RUNZ, I meant for the A's!
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros (3) on Apr 18 2014, 11:51p
Matt Garza would write an angry letter.
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros (2) on Apr 18 2014, 11:47p
MOAR RUNZ!
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros (3) on Apr 18 2014, 11:38p - 1 reply
We also have a fifth infielder, apparently.
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros (2) on Apr 18 2014, 11:38p
What's with Gray and ridiculously amazing bounces?
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros (2) on Apr 18 2014, 11:34p
RIGHT AT LOWRIE!
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros (2) on Apr 18 2014, 11:32p
To be fair, this is a really close game for them.
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros (2) on Apr 18 2014, 11:32p - 1 reply
Wait, they're mad about the mercy bunt?
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros (2) on Apr 18 2014, 11:31p - 4 replies
I don't understand.
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros (2) on Apr 18 2014, 11:28p
Reddick's up to .140!!
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros (2) on Apr 18 2014, 11:26p - 1 reply
Astros gonna Astro.
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros (2) on Apr 18 2014, 11:25p
Good, Reddick could use some good luck.
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros (2) on Apr 18 2014, 11:24p
Ruh-roh.
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros (2) on Apr 18 2014, 11:24p - 1 reply
Watch that batting average soar!!
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros (2) on Apr 18 2014, 11:23p
Don't think so.
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros (2) on Apr 18 2014, 11:23p
Growing up, both my rival high school AND my rival college were green and gold.
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros (2) on Apr 18 2014, 11:22p - 1 reply
Can't put extra strain on a bad back with unnecessary seed weight.
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros (2) on Apr 18 2014, 11:20p
I'm starting to understand why Houston's average is so low.
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros (2) on Apr 18 2014, 11:19p - 1 reply
It's so simple.
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros (2) on Apr 18 2014, 11:17p - 1 reply
Nice, he's quick.
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros (2) on Apr 18 2014, 11:17p - 1 reply
Cespy's homer was like the mightiest popup I've ever seen.
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros (2) on Apr 18 2014, 11:06p - 1 reply
Of course, the best part of this ...
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros (2) on Apr 18 2014, 11:05p - 1 reply
Normally I'd agree.
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros on Apr 18 2014, 11:01p
But he did two innings each in two of the last three days.
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros on Apr 18 2014, 10:58p - 1 reply
I was thinking the opposite.
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros on Apr 18 2014, 10:56p - 1 reply
Outlook is Sonny.
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros on Apr 18 2014, 10:56p
And for some reason ...
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros on Apr 18 2014, 10:54p
I believe so.
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros on Apr 18 2014, 10:53p
Josh Reddick's OPS went up 110 points with that home run.
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros on Apr 18 2014, 10:52p - 2 replies
Jed Lowrie went 0-for-2 in that 1st inning.
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros on Apr 18 2014, 10:50p - 3 replies
Really, Lowrie?
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros on Apr 18 2014, 10:48p
Cosart's ERA went from 4.00 to 7.36.
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros on Apr 18 2014, 10:47p
Wait for it...
Commented on Game Thread #16: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros on Apr 18 2014, 10:47p
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