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GOG 2014 #27 - Welcome To Mike Ilitch's Cat Box (ANSWERS POSTED)

The Detroit Tigers, having weathered a recent assault by the Kansas City Royals, remain atop the AL Central. Everybody here knows the A's/Tigers back-story, and why these games have a certain...

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GOG 2014 #22 - 9th Anniversary Edition! ANSWERS POSTED

On June 13th, the A's begin a 3-Game set against the New York Yankees. On June 13th of 2005, the first-ever GOG was posted on Athletics Nation. A FanPost by paris7 last Spring led me to a FanPost...

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GOG 2014 #21 - slegnA Whackin' Time ANSWERS POSTED (Thanks, Punchy!)

A quick cut-and-paste job that I think is worth 53 points... Score your Machado Sucks GOG1. SERIES OUTCOME (3 points) 2. THE HUMAN DRAMA OF ATHLETIC COMPETITION: Do any of these Games go...

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GOG 2014 #15 - Under The Dome (ANSWERS POSTED)

If their Starting Rotation were healthy, the Rays would rule the AL East; that division is low-hanging fruit. But Matt Moore is lost for the season, and Hellickson won't be back for at least...

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GOG 2014 #13 - The White Sox Are From The South Side Of Chicago, And That's The Baddest Part Of Town (ANSWERS POSTED)

Referencing Jim Croce doesn't make me old, does it? Oh, good. Perhaps later I'll work in something from the Wizard of Id.The White Sox can hit a ton, but pitching, as always, is the great leveler....

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GOG 2014 #5: A's @ The Los Angeles slegnA Of Anaheim, California (Answers Posted)

I figured there was no way the Angels' 2014 season could approach 2013's swirling vortex of suckitude. Then Hamilton got hurt. Not a season-ending injury, just a very bad omen. But even as I type...

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GOG 2013 #48: "Wow, Isn't Mike Trout Awesome? Too Bad He Can't Pitch!" (answers posted)

My Manager at the Tile Factory is an Angels fan. He comes by it honestly; he loved Reggie when he was a kid, and remembers his slegnA years fondly. Fair enough. We've worked alongside one another...

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GOG 2013 #46: At Long Last, Twinkies. Not As Good As I Remember, Though. (now w/answers, thank you paris7)

With less than 20 games remaining in the Regular Season, the A's have yet to play the Minnesota Twins. Over the next two weeks, these teams will play each other seven times. Minnesota Twins...

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GOG 2013 #38: Baseball Is Full Of Surprises, And Then There Are The Astros... (Revised Answers Posted)

The worst record in MLB. A face-palming 30 games back. I'm watching them get no-hit right now. The Astros are as bad as advertised. The A's have thumped them to an 11-1 beat. They have twice as...

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GOG 2013 #34: Moosehead And Back Bacon: Now w/Answers (thanks, jp!)

It's been a craptastic year for Geddy Lee's favorite team. Yes, the AL East is a tough division. But not because the Blue Jays are in it. They haven't been even remotely competitive, despite all...

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GOG 2013 #29: Hardtack, Scurvy, And The Romance Of The High Seas (Answers Posted)

After two decades of utter futility, the Pirates are looking pretty damn good. They may well go into the All-Star break with the best record in either league. Good for them. I am sincerely happy...

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GOG 2013 #19: Schlemiel! Schlemazl! Hasenpfeffer Incorporated! (Answers Posted)

The A's haven't played a Regular Season game against the Brewers in 11 years. Anybody else gradually starting to forget that the Brewers used to play in the AL? That they used to be the Seattle...

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GOG 2013 #13: "Get. Off. My. Lawn." (Answers Posted)

Don't worry. Everything is going to be just fine. Let's set the WayBack Machine to May 12, 2012. Now, what do you see? TEXAS 22-12 OAKLAND 18-16 4.0 GB What don't you see? Yoenis Cespedes. He...

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2013 GOG #7: A Slow Return to What Passes for Normalcy These Days ANSWERS POSTED (thanks, jp)

In the end, Toronto may well prevail in the AL East. At the moment, the Red Sox sit atop the division. Appropriate perhaps, given recent events. THE QUESTIONS (49 points) 1. Series Outcome...

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GOG 2013 #3: "Wow, isn't Mike Trout awesome? Let's talk about him all damn day!" ANSWERS POSTED

Yeah, enough already... I'll concede the point that the slegnA are going to be a potent offensive force, but it's a long march to the postseason, and you need pitching to take the Cheese. I don't...

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"Son, I think you know where you can stick that Kindle."

Maybe I'm a bit of a Luddite, but I prefer the feel of an actual book in my hands. If you're a fan of the original Star Trek, think Samuel T. Cogley, Attorney at Law. If you don't get that...

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GOG 2012 #46: Keelhaul The Mariners!

Strange but true: We've had a tougher time against the M's this year than any other team in our division, at least until the damn slegnA sweep. It ain't gonna get any easier, either. The Mariners...

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GOG 2012 #33: Honoring Canada's Storied Baseball Heritage, Now w/Answers!

I'm sure I'm not alone in this, but I really find the whole notion of corporations purchasing the naming rights for ballparks to be unspeakably vulgar and crass. If you want your name on the...

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GOG 2012 #29: See You In September! Answers Posted

The Mariners, again. After this set, no more M's until September (we'll dream of you each and every night, while you're away don't forget to write...I just realized that I hate that song, and now...

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GOG 2012 #24: Kemp-Less Trolley-Dodgers, Hangin' Tough

Like many Athletics fans of a certain age, I've never entirely gotten over 1988. He-Who-Can-Not-Be-Named, Hershiser, and Lasorda can all bite me. I'm still a bitter, bitter man. That said, there...

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GOG 2012 #19: When It Rains In Kansas City, It's Because Ewing Kauffman Is Crying

Ah, the Royals. It's like looking into a funhouse mirror. Virtually the same mediocre record, but while the A's talented young pitchers are undermined by an anemic offense, the Royals talented...

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GOG 2012 #10 Perfect Weather, Under The Dome

I'll be spending the weekend in Walla Walla with my friend Kim and her parents. I don't know if I'll have access to a computer. Kim's parents are Evangelicals, so I definitely won't have access to...

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GOG #4 "Say, you boys look familiar."

First the Mariners, then the Mariners, then Kansas City, and now the Mariners again. I'm starting to develop an aversion to the color blue. A's Fangraphs (I hope) The Questions (54 points) 1....

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