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AsFan88

  • joined Feb 20, 2013
  • last login Jul 31, 2014
  • posts 11
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  • MLB Oakland Athletics
  • NFL San Francisco 49ers
  • Soccer AS Roma
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Time to take another look at Brad Ziegler

There are a few reasons why I think this is a good idea. When people discuss consistent shutdown relievers soft-tossing submariners generally do not come up in the conversation (Ziegler's...

Umpires are reluctant to call third strikes

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There's some great statistical evidence to back up the claim.

GB v. FB pitchers and 3rd time through the order penalty

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Relevant because as we've discussed on AN the A's seem to be mostly using FB pitchers because of our outfield's defensive prowess, our ballpark, and our location (read marine layer). Spoiler: FB pitchers MAY be at a greater disadvantage

Respect Sonny Gray!

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Sonny Gray is already turning heads of those in the know.

The A's win!... the title of most runs saved via the infield shift

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Maybe we will start seeing more bunts for base hits down the third base line?

A's impressive run from 2000-2013

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For the payroll the A's have an amazing number of wins during this time. Or do they? Read the article to find out.

Walk rate > grounder rate

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Walk rate appears to be more important for pitcher success than ground ball rate.

A's in the NY Times

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Nothing new, but I thought I'd post it nonetheless.

Joe Madden is one of the good guys

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I listened to a great interview with Joe Madden from 745-8 this morning on 95.7--all about hard work and team camaraderie (see the link). I respect the Rays and their small payroll, one of the good teams in baseball right now.

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Where can I watch Roma in Seattle?

First off let me say, Go Sounders! I'm relatively new to Seattle, but I've already been to two Sounders games and have high hopes that we can knock off the Tigres next week. Regardless, I also...

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Where can I watch Roma in Seattle?

I've asked everyone I know and spent too long searching the internet without finding a cafe, bar, or tv in an alley where I can watch Roma games. Does anyone know of a place in Seattle where I can...

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