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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.

Editor-In-Chief of Athletics Nation.

Bay Area folks, catch me hosting Brainstormer Pub Trivia at:
McGah's in Danville (Tue 8:00pm)
Redcoats in Pleasanton (Wed 7:30pm)
www.brainstormer.com

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  • MLB Oakland Athletics
  • NBA Golden State Warriors
  • NFL San Francisco 49ers
  • NHL San Jose Sharks
Recent Activity
So naturally, they traded for a starting pitcher.
Commented on Game #105: Astros enter orbit, smash Athletics 7-3 on Jul 29 2014, 2:48a
And a blister as well.
Commented on Game #105: Astros enter orbit, smash Athletics 7-3 on Jul 29 2014, 12:54a
Well, Nico suggested below that Chavez may have been trying to work up the ladder on Carter.
Commented on Game #105: Astros enter orbit, smash Athletics 7-3 on Jul 29 2014, 12:39a
Though to be fair, you can't leave it up like that to Carter.
Commented on Game #105: Astros enter orbit, smash Athletics 7-3 on Jul 29 2014, 12:10a - 1 reply
Refresh for full recap.
Commented on Game #105: Astros enter orbit, smash Athletics 7-3 on Jul 29 2014, 12:00a
Post-game thread
Commented on Game Thread #105: A's at Astros (2) on Jul 28 2014, 11:05p
Game #105: Astros enter orbit, smash Athletics 7-3
Posted on Jul 28 2014, 11:04p
Of course they got hot right before we play them.
Commented on Game Thread #105: A's at Astros (2) on Jul 28 2014, 9:48p - 1 reply
What time is it? RALLY THREAD TIME!!
Commented on Game Thread #105: A's at Astros on Jul 28 2014, 9:28p
Game Thread #105: A's at Astros (2)
Posted on Jul 28 2014, 9:27p
Game #105: A's at Astros
Posted on Jul 28 2014, 8:49p
OT: Colon news for the day.
Commented on Game Thread #105: A's at Astros on Jul 28 2014, 8:14p - 2 replies
Game Thread #105: A's at Astros
Posted on Jul 28 2014, 8:01p
Astros Series Preview: Q&A with Ryan Dunsmore of The Crawfish Boxes
Posted on Jul 28 2014, 7:37p
So, to summarize ...
Commented on Craig Gentry placed on disabled list with broken hand; Billy Burns called up on Jul 28 2014, 7:13p
This is what I was in the middle of typing, but you said it better.
Commented on Craig Gentry placed on disabled list with broken hand; Billy Burns called up on Jul 28 2014, 7:02p
Note that this isn't the same as returning in two weeks.
Commented on Craig Gentry placed on disabled list with broken hand; Billy Burns called up on Jul 28 2014, 6:59p - 1 reply
I think that more likely, they wanted a speedy CF type to replace Gentry and Coco.
Commented on Craig Gentry placed on disabled list with broken hand; Billy Burns called up on Jul 28 2014, 6:19p - 1 reply
Whoops, good call.
Commented on Craig Gentry placed on disabled list with broken hand; Billy Burns called up on Jul 28 2014, 6:16p
Refresh for full story.
Commented on Craig Gentry placed on disabled list with broken hand; Billy Burns called up on Jul 28 2014, 6:09p - 1 reply
Craig Gentry placed on disabled list with broken hand; Billy Burns called up
Posted on Jul 28 2014, 5:28p
I'm starting to think that the problem isn't Luhnow but rather every single other person around him.
Commented on Mark Appel's promotion to Double-A causes a stir in the Astros locker room on Jul 28 2014, 2:10p
It was like a multiple choice test.
Commented on BBWAA reduces Hall of Fame eligibility from 15 to 10 years on Jul 28 2014, 1:50p
Jeez, Kenny Powers really IS based on this guy.
Commented on John Rocker holds saddest raffle in Cooperstown on Jul 28 2014, 1:35p
Huh?
Commented on Rangers Series Preview: Q&A with Adam J Morris of Lone Star Ball on Jul 25 2014, 11:51p
Here's a Maddux stat for you.
Commented on The 3 most ridiculous Greg Maddux games ever on Jul 25 2014, 11:46p - 1 reply
Sure, the A's aren't opposed to PED guys overall.
Commented on Did the Athletics make a mistake by acquiring Jim Johnson? on Jul 25 2014, 8:08p
Ha!
Commented on Did the Athletics make a mistake by acquiring Jim Johnson? on Jul 25 2014, 8:05p
But ...
Commented on Did the Athletics make a mistake by acquiring Jim Johnson? on Jul 25 2014, 8:05p
I loved Eric Fox when I was a kid. Even got his autograph before a game once.
Commented on Game #101: Shark eats Bass, Athletics sink Astros 13-1 on Jul 25 2014, 7:52p
I'm 29 and I've still never gotten one. Not even close.
Commented on Game #101: Shark eats Bass, Athletics sink Astros 13-1 on Jul 25 2014, 7:49p
Boil 'em, mash 'em, stick 'em in a stew!
Commented on Game #101: Shark eats Bass, Athletics sink Astros 13-1 on Jul 25 2014, 7:48p
Well, for Giants fans to see their pre-2010 titles, they'd need to read a book about it.
Commented on Game #101: Shark eats Bass, Athletics sink Astros 13-1 on Jul 25 2014, 7:42p
My high school senior prom date writes for the LA Times now!
Commented on Game #101: Shark eats Bass, Athletics sink Astros 13-1 on Jul 25 2014, 7:37p
I get all of my news from Athletics Nation.
Commented on Game #101: Shark eats Bass, Athletics sink Astros 13-1 on Jul 25 2014, 7:36p - 1 reply
Indeed, Duquette cut bait with Johnson at the right time.
Commented on Did the Athletics make a mistake by acquiring Jim Johnson? on Jul 25 2014, 7:28p - 2 replies
As for Joba ...
Commented on Did the Athletics make a mistake by acquiring Jim Johnson? on Jul 25 2014, 6:59p - 1 reply
I think Neshek just got squeezed out.
Commented on Did the Athletics make a mistake by acquiring Jim Johnson? on Jul 25 2014, 6:56p - 1 reply
Preparing for the game-changing pinch-hit double in the 8th inning.
Commented on Did the Athletics make a mistake by acquiring Jim Johnson? on Jul 25 2014, 6:53p - 1 reply
I also genuinely didn't think Doo was ready to be the closer on Opening Day.
Commented on Did the Athletics make a mistake by acquiring Jim Johnson? on Jul 25 2014, 6:53p
Rangers Series Preview: Q&A with Adam J Morris of Lone Star Ball
Posted on Jul 25 2014, 6:43p
I spent at LEAST five minutes on that in MS Paint. :-P
Commented on Did the Athletics make a mistake by acquiring Jim Johnson? on Jul 25 2014, 5:23p
That's not exactly how it works.
Commented on Did the Athletics make a mistake by acquiring Jim Johnson? on Jul 25 2014, 5:22p - 1 reply
That would have been awesome, though also potentially more expensive than it would've been worth.
Commented on Did the Athletics make a mistake by acquiring Jim Johnson? on Jul 25 2014, 5:16p
I live to troll.
Commented on Did the Athletics make a mistake by acquiring Jim Johnson? on Jul 25 2014, 5:13p
Exactly.
Commented on Did the Athletics make a mistake by acquiring Jim Johnson? on Jul 25 2014, 5:13p
It was a logical prediction. The problem being, of course, that those grounders were supposed to go at fielders.
Commented on Did the Athletics make a mistake by acquiring Jim Johnson? on Jul 25 2014, 5:12p - 1 reply
And who knows if Doolittle's season would have gone like this if he'd gotten the job March 31.
Commented on Did the Athletics make a mistake by acquiring Jim Johnson? on Jul 25 2014, 5:09p
I also think there is something to this.
Commented on Did the Athletics make a mistake by acquiring Jim Johnson? on Jul 25 2014, 5:08p
No, virtually no reliever is worth $10M. But I think that is beside the point in this case, and distracting us all from what matters.
Commented on Did the Athletics make a mistake by acquiring Jim Johnson? on Jul 25 2014, 5:08p - 1 reply
But which did they see coming?
Commented on Did the Athletics make a mistake by acquiring Jim Johnson? on Jul 25 2014, 4:26p - 1 reply
Did the Athletics make a mistake by acquiring Jim Johnson?
Posted on Jul 25 2014, 4:20p
Whoops!
Commented on Game #101: Shark eats Bass, Athletics sink Astros 13-1 on Jul 25 2014, 2:25a
Refresh for recap!
Commented on Game #101: Shark eats Bass, Athletics sink Astros 13-1 on Jul 24 2014, 10:15p - 1 reply
Oh I already like you.
Commented on Game #101: Shark eats Bass, Athletics sink Astros 13-1 on Jul 24 2014, 8:01p - 1 reply
Don't be ridiculous, everything goes well with ketchup.
Commented on Game #101: Shark eats Bass, Athletics sink Astros 13-1 on Jul 24 2014, 7:34p - 2 replies
Moral of the story: Screw you, Mariners!
Commented on Game #101: Shark eats Bass, Athletics sink Astros 13-1 on Jul 24 2014, 7:15p - 1 reply
You have put my MS Paint skills to shame.
Commented on Game #101: Shark eats Bass, Athletics sink Astros 13-1 on Jul 24 2014, 7:14p - 1 reply
Seriously?
Commented on Game #101: Shark eats Bass, Athletics sink Astros 13-1 on Jul 24 2014, 6:53p - 1 reply
Bruce*
Commented on Game #101: Shark eats Bass, Athletics sink Astros 13-1 on Jul 24 2014, 6:51p - 1 reply
I found him.
Commented on Game #101: Shark eats Bass, Athletics sink Astros 13-1 on Jul 24 2014, 6:45p - 2 replies
Post-Game Thread
Commented on Game #101: A's vs. Astros (3) on Jul 24 2014, 6:43p
Game #101: Shark eats Bass, Athletics sink Astros 13-1
Posted on Jul 24 2014, 6:41p
Winning thread!
Commented on Game #101: A's vs. Astros (2) on Jul 24 2014, 6:18p
Game #101: A's vs. Astros (3)
Posted on Jul 24 2014, 6:17p
New Thread!
Commented on Game Thread #101: Oakland Athletics vs. Houston Astros on Jul 24 2014, 4:49p
Game #101: A's vs. Astros (2)
Posted on Jul 24 2014, 4:48p
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