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ImissHENDU

  • joined Jun 01, 2008
  • last login Sep 02, 2013
  • posts 17
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Saw my first A's game the week after I moved to the East Bay as a 8 yr. old in 1979. Been a fan ever since.

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Does the Coliseum still sell the Kalua Pork Nachos?

Simple question...does the Coliseum still sell the Kalua Pork Nachos and if so what section (about) will I find them?? The person I am taking today was raving about them from the past l, but I...

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An Open Letter to Bud Selig

Mr. Selig, All Major League Baseball fans witnessed something special that happened in Oakland this season.

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Would the Royals trade Alex Gordon?

I won't play the game of determining who the A's should trade because that is comical...but...Just browsing some 3B options, and with the Royals having a prospect (Moustakas) nearly ready at 3rd,...

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Sending an Email to A's Player?

Just wondering if there is a good way to send an email to an A's player???   My 6 year old son is a big Jack Cust fan, and he wants to send him a letter.   I can always send it by snail mail to the...

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Higher Payroll? Increased Spending? Where is it?

So, for the past three months, all we have read about was that Lew Wolff and Billy Beane knew that there team needed to improve the offense and that they were pulling up the Brinks truck to the...

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Gallagher = Zito? I guess you can't ask the women...

Interesting post regarding an interview with Sean Gallagher.  Sounds like he may have a little Zito and a little Swisher personality in him.   We need a few more personalities.   I like the trade...

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Is the Draft really a Crapshoot?

Conventional wisdom has said for years that the MLB draft is essentially a crapshoot.   There are too many variables, and scouting is so inexact, that there is no way that any one team can be...

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Why Fremont? Why Soccer?

So let's see, the last few months have included announcements from Lew Wolff that included him announcing the A's had an interest in acquiring land in Fremont to build a ballpark, village, etc....

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It's the Pitching, Stupid

Sure, Frankie T. is batting about a third of his weight. And, Sure Kendall and Ellis are bookending the lineup with averages below .200. But through 9 games, the A's offense is averaging almost 5...

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Rob Mackowiak?

I was talking with someone in the Pittsburgh area today and they mentioned to me that they heard that the A's were interested in Rob Mackowiak.   He seems to fit in with what the A's need.  I would...

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Extra RiverCats Ticket Tonight

OK...this may end up sounding "Michael Jackson-esque", but my wife just told me she can't go to the RiverCats game with me tonight. If there is a Sacramento area AN'er that wants to join me...I...

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A's draftees on MLB 40 man rosters

It's probably just because I notice it when it's a former A's draftee. but I've been feeling like there seemed to be a large number of A's draftees on other teams in the past few years.   E...

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Thud......Rock Bottom!

I can only hope that I am right.  I don't think there is much lower they can go right now.  It's hard to look for positives when they keep finding new lows!!  Do I dare ask (sure I do...because as...

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Is there a Moneyball stat for hitting with runners on?

So Billy Beane has conquered the concept of on-base percentage.  The A's get on base.  (Although if you look at the stats, they are still towards the bottom of OBP...but that's for a different...

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Another RiverCats In-Person Scouting Report

Thursday night was game 3 of my partial-season ticket package to the RiverCats.  Here are some of my impressions from the 2-1 RiverCat win. John Rheinecker pitched very well again.  He's got...

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"Don't Think I will put up with this sh*t! (Moneyball, pg 200)

Please tell me that Billy Beane is driving home eratically and calling David Forst with the same quote..."Don't think I will put up with this sh*t.  Don't think I won't do something." This offense...

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In-Person RiverCats Reflection as Meyer gets hit Hard Again!

Hello all.  I went to the RiverCats game yesterday afternoon. I was able to watch Dan Meyer give up 7 runs (all earned) on 8 hits over 5 innings. He got blooped quite a bit early giving up 2 runs...

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