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Ciderbeck

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Maybe the A's just can't handle division pacing?
Commented on Game #125: A's earn much-needed win over Mets on Aug 20 2014, 12:30p - 1 reply
AN's been over this. It's expected and probable for players to have 0-fer's. JD's been back to form since the All-Star break
Commented on Game #125: A's earn much-needed win over Mets on Aug 20 2014, 12:28p - 1 reply
BUT WHAT WAS THE SCORE!
Commented on Game #125: A's earn much-needed win over Mets on Aug 20 2014, 12:26p - 1 reply
The thing that's crazy about that stat line is that Moss is maintaining is OBP
Commented on Worrying about Brandon Moss’s power, for some reason on Aug 19 2014, 11:46a - 1 reply
Makes one wonder about pitcher catcher coordination
Commented on Game #124: A's drop fifth straight, Lester picks up first loss with Oakland on Aug 18 2014, 3:09p
I haven't laughed that hard at something in a good long while
Commented on Game #124: A's drop fifth straight, Lester picks up first loss with Oakland on Aug 18 2014, 2:59p
What is a J.P. Sportman and why is his name so cool?
Commented on Down On The Farm: A's Organizational Leader Board on Aug 18 2014, 12:30p
OT: Jonah Keri's The 30 weekly feature profiles the A's this week (and the Mariners)
Commented on Down On The Farm: A's Organizational Leader Board on Aug 18 2014, 12:22p
Great breakdown
Commented on Billy Beane Stays/Strays From The GM We Know on Aug 17 2014, 3:53p - 1 reply
This felt troll-like but then I looked up your other post
Commented on A's are done... on Aug 17 2014, 1:13a - 3 replies
Obligatory relevant xkcd
Commented on Putting the Athletics' poor August into perspective on Aug 17 2014, 1:05a
He looked horrible on that last catch there
Commented on Game Thread #123: Oakland Athletics at Atlanta Braves (3) on Aug 16 2014, 10:10p
SS v. SS, we're winning that battle today
Commented on Game Thread #123: Oakland Athletics at Atlanta Braves (3) on Aug 16 2014, 10:10p
Dead. Center. That one sounded GOOD
Commented on Game Thread #123: Oakland Athletics at Atlanta Braves (3) on Aug 16 2014, 9:57p
4 little letters please
Commented on Game Thread #123: Oakland Athletics at Atlanta Braves (3) on Aug 16 2014, 9:50p
Can'te tell if I like SS Sogard or not
Commented on Game Thread #123: Oakland Athletics at Atlanta Braves (3) on Aug 16 2014, 9:40p - 1 reply
sounds like a 1914 sort of dish, well just don't eat the incense
Commented on Game Thread #123: Oakland Athletics at Atlanta Braves (3) on Aug 16 2014, 9:34p - 1 reply
What is the Pom update?
Commented on No, the Athletics cannot demote Jason Hammel to Triple-A on Aug 16 2014, 5:41p - 1 reply
Plenty of so-so / bad pitchers can still put together a devastating start now and again
Commented on No, the Athletics cannot demote Jason Hammel to Triple-A on Aug 16 2014, 5:37p
Also, I have no idea what the Rangers' situation is next year but they were decimated by injuries
Commented on No, the Athletics cannot demote Jason Hammel to Triple-A on Aug 16 2014, 5:35p - 1 reply
Turn Back the Clock Memories
Commented on Game #122: Four Braves Homers Sink Lifeless A's on Aug 16 2014, 4:23p - 1 reply
I dislike that the term "playoffs" now still includes play-off game
Commented on Braves Series Preview: Q&A with Scott Coleman of Talking Chop on Aug 16 2014, 1:52p
What's the best way to win? Never let 'em in the game!
Commented on The A's Don't Have A 'Feast Or Famine' Offense, Actually; They Just Have A Good Offense. on Aug 16 2014, 1:40p
lol, I'm pretty sure Bonifacio could pitch better than Hammel at this point.
Commented on Game #122: Four Braves Homers Sink Lifeless A's on Aug 16 2014, 1:30p
At least it's not the King today
Commented on Game #122: Four Braves Homers Sink Lifeless A's on Aug 16 2014, 1:26p
Is Bonifacio that much of an upgrade to Sogard?
Commented on Game #122: Four Braves Homers Sink Lifeless A's on Aug 16 2014, 1:18p - 1 reply
Posnanski is not immune to bias, but he's pretty solid. Plus he's a KC homer
Commented on Game #122: Four Braves Homers Sink Lifeless A's on Aug 16 2014, 1:06p
While we're on the subject of downers
Commented on Game #122: Four Braves Homers Sink Lifeless A's on Aug 16 2014, 1:54a - 3 replies
A curse be upon that 2B bag.
Commented on Game Thread #122: Oakland Athletics at Atlanta Braves (2) on Aug 15 2014, 8:48p
You could see Coco knew he had a chance
Commented on Game Thread #122: Oakland Athletics at Atlanta Braves on Aug 15 2014, 8:41p
Prior to his breakout Cubs performance he only once had a ERA sub-4 and that was only a half season
Commented on Game Thread #122: Oakland Athletics at Atlanta Braves on Aug 15 2014, 8:40p
Good luck getting to bed before the sunrise. GoT is addicting.
Commented on Game Thread #122: Oakland Athletics at Atlanta Braves on Aug 15 2014, 8:32p - 1 reply
So you think it's more pitch selection / placement or raw stuff?
Commented on Game Thread #122: Oakland Athletics at Atlanta Braves on Aug 15 2014, 8:32p - 1 reply
Welp, our NL guy knows how to take out pitchers. That's, um, something.
Commented on Game Thread #122: Oakland Athletics at Atlanta Braves on Aug 15 2014, 8:25p
So, it's like zombie night in Atlanta?
Commented on Game Thread #122: Oakland Athletics at Atlanta Braves on Aug 15 2014, 8:14p - 1 reply
FWIW I too had visions of "single mistake" type outing dancing in my head
Commented on Game Thread #122: Oakland Athletics at Atlanta Braves on Aug 15 2014, 8:11p
What the heck pitch was that?
Commented on Game Thread #122: Oakland Athletics at Atlanta Braves on Aug 15 2014, 8:10p
Half-joking
Commented on Game Thread #122: Oakland Athletics at Atlanta Braves on Aug 15 2014, 8:08p - 1 reply
Narrative is where it's at. Truth in reporting is such a 90's concept, I dunno, maybe they did it then too.
Commented on Game Thread #122: Oakland Athletics at Atlanta Braves on Aug 15 2014, 8:03p - 1 reply
Heck of a SSS career line, now 4 for 6 though. Keep that second number rising!
Commented on Game Thread #122: Oakland Athletics at Atlanta Braves on Aug 15 2014, 7:56p
More Atlanta broadcast fun
Commented on Game Thread #122: Oakland Athletics at Atlanta Braves on Aug 15 2014, 7:53p - 1 reply
Uhg, Atlanta broadcasters couldn't resist the walks = "moneyball" line
Commented on Game Thread #122: Oakland Athletics at Atlanta Braves on Aug 15 2014, 7:43p
for Aaron Harang (not starting in the series)
Voted on Aug 15 2014, 5:30p
To be honest I have no context for that
Commented on Game #121: 2014 A’s lose to 2012 A’s, 7-3 on Aug 15 2014, 11:34a - 1 reply
Great breakdown. For a shorter version there's this:
Commented on Game #121: 2014 A’s lose to 2012 A’s, 7-3 on Aug 14 2014, 6:28p
It gets back to what one's really asking
Commented on The emerging reality about Jon Lester and Yoenis Cespedes on Aug 14 2014, 1:35p
Can I flag this for extreme emotional pain?
Commented on The emerging reality about Jon Lester and Yoenis Cespedes on Aug 14 2014, 12:07p - 2 replies
But you haven't broken down Lester's swing mechanics yet
Commented on The emerging reality about Jon Lester and Yoenis Cespedes on Aug 14 2014, 12:05p
Oh please let FOX have that be the new postseason slogan.
Commented on The emerging reality about Jon Lester and Yoenis Cespedes on Aug 14 2014, 12:01p
4 BB Elf Magic!
Commented on The emerging reality about Jon Lester and Yoenis Cespedes on Aug 14 2014, 11:58a
I feel Melvin's head would explode
Commented on The emerging reality about Jon Lester and Yoenis Cespedes on Aug 14 2014, 11:57a - 1 reply
wOBA
Commented on The emerging reality about Jon Lester and Yoenis Cespedes on Aug 14 2014, 11:53a - 1 reply
Thanks for doing the math!
Commented on The emerging reality about Jon Lester and Yoenis Cespedes on Aug 14 2014, 11:51a
Did Cespy motivate Moss?
Commented on The emerging reality about Jon Lester and Yoenis Cespedes on Aug 14 2014, 11:50a
Cespedes hit a home run every 25 PA
Commented on The emerging reality about Jon Lester and Yoenis Cespedes on Aug 14 2014, 11:39a - 1 reply
K, if we all band together. You got Cespedes. I'll take Callaspo (contact hitter, should be easy)
Commented on The emerging reality about Jon Lester and Yoenis Cespedes on Aug 14 2014, 12:34a - 1 reply
You would need a 23 WAR or 42 WAR player
Commented on The emerging reality about Jon Lester and Yoenis Cespedes on Aug 14 2014, 12:31a - 1 reply
Great find trav and now I really wonder what the league average 0-fer rate is
Commented on The emerging reality about Jon Lester and Yoenis Cespedes on Aug 14 2014, 12:12a - 3 replies
I don't feel it's fair to judge simply based on days played
Commented on The emerging reality about Jon Lester and Yoenis Cespedes on Aug 14 2014, 12:11a - 1 reply
That last gif is all kinds of fantastic
Commented on How Eric Sogard Made History on Aug 13 2014, 8:13p
But we replaced Punto with Fuld
Commented on Since the Yoenis Cespedes trade, A's offense has struggled on Aug 12 2014, 4:29p
Uhg, brutal World Series loss for the A's
Commented on A's three hits surprisingly don't beat baseball's hottest team on Aug 12 2014, 3:01p - 2 replies
Honestly, mulling over this a lot
Commented on Oakland Athletics Week 19 Review on Aug 12 2014, 2:24p - 2 replies
Please forward this to A's marketing, fantastic!
Commented on A's three hits surprisingly don't beat baseball's hottest team on Aug 12 2014, 2:10p
Hmm, slapped this out while "working", then lost the Excel file so whoops
Commented on A's three hits surprisingly don't beat baseball's hottest team on Aug 12 2014, 2:09p
Well thank you. Yeah, no reason to hate the Royals ... yet
Commented on A's three hits surprisingly don't beat baseball's hottest team on Aug 12 2014, 1:58p
Slapped this together for kicks. Gray's pitcher game score versus curveballs thrown. Is he more effective going to his signature pitch more?
Commented on A's three hits surprisingly don't beat baseball's hottest team on Aug 12 2014, 1:49p - 1 reply
Comments like this are why I love AN
Commented on A's three hits surprisingly don't beat baseball's hottest team on Aug 12 2014, 1:34p - 1 reply
Haven't seen in mentioned much, but Gray seemed to abandon his curveball last night
Commented on A's three hits surprisingly don't beat baseball's hottest team on Aug 12 2014, 1:32p - 3 replies
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