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  • joined Feb 11, 2008
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Is the writing on the wall for DJ?

Before I get started, I know that injuries, such as the one suffered by Ronnie Mac, or trades could make this entire diary moot, and by the end of Spring Training there won't be any real debate as...

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Unpopular Opinion: Geren was the right choice

I realize that the title of this diary is unpopular enough, but I've also come to another conclusion that may go way beyond being merely "unpopular": Ron Washington would have been the worst choice...

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Off day open thread: Video Games

Since this is an off day, and having just completed a full 162 game season with our beloved Oakland A's on MLB The Show, I thought I'd use this thread to share my experiences and encourage other...

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The case for Frank Thomas

Before I begin, let me state that I really like the way the 2006 squad looks as of today, without Thomas. However, that is part of the reason I want the A's to sign him, which hopefully will make...

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Off day topic: '06 rotation

There have been numerous discussions as to what the A's lineup will/should look like in 2006 and beyond, but what about the rotation? I thought I'd use the off day as the time to start the...

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The future of the #5 spot....

Though I am quite willing to listen to contrary opinions, I think tonight's game showed us what we have in Captain Kirk Sarloos: a pitcher who can be reasonably effective for 5 innings and/or 80...

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Future retired numbers

I started thinking about this while reading the ballpark museum thread. (Which I would wholeheartedly support.) This is a bit of a change-up from the usual threads... Which former A's will joining...

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Thoughts from Tampa...

Having attended last night's game in Tampa, I have a few thoughts: I was impressed with Blanton, despite the early struggles. After last night, I feel he'll be a steady precense in the rotation...

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12 pitchers the right move?

Crosby's injury and the lack of roster flexibility have made this an issue, so I thought I'd share my take to get started... Though in most cases I firmly believe the team should carry 11 pitchers,...

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