Stewart

Nick

  • joined Feb 11, 2008
  • last login Jul 16, 2014
  • posts 11
  • comments 23469

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Why I like following this year's version of the A's

Okay, I get it. Back-to-back losses to the doormatty O's, in depressing fashion -- the first a please-sir-may-I-have-another blowout, the second a soul-draining 5-2, come-from-ahead loss in the...

AJ Cole describes his pitches

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Good story on the MiLB.com website in which A's prospect AJ Cole describes how he throws his 4-seam, 2-seam, knuckle-curve, and change, and grades each pitch.

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I'm Waiting for AN

I was really jonesing last night. Original lyrics here .    

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The Danny Trade: Billy's musical lament

Everyone knows how emotional Billy Beane is, despite his cold-hearted reputation.  Reliable sources tell me that a plaintive tenor was heard singing this tune this afternoon at the Coliseum...

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Nick's monkeyball rip-off

"A true artist is known not by the art he creates, but by the art he inspires." What a profound statement that is.  And I should know -- I just made it up. Monkeyball's latest Dylanesque creation...

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Weekend link dump 4/7-8

Wow, I guess everyone stayed up late waiting for Vlad's homer to come down.  So it's down to me to post the link dump before sundown (Eastern Time).

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A Hymn for the Postseason

Now that they've officially clinched, I think the A's need an inspirational hymn that they can sing in the clubhouse before every game, to build unity and focus and to honor the great and powerful...

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AN -- the Shocking Truth!

Since the founding of Athletics Nation, we've all believed Blez's story about the origins of our commuity.  To quote the blogmaster himself: I started the site in November 2003 after several long...

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Inspired by monkeyball

First, I want to nominate monkeyball as poet laureate of AN.  And as part of my festschrift diary, I submit the following sonnets. Note:  monkeyball only had to smoke some opium to get into the...

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Mitchell Page Lands on His Feet

A few weeks ago we were discussing the fate of former A's outfielder Mitchell Page, the Hitting Rage.  

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Thinking WAY outside the box

What if Beane is downsizing the rotation?

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