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Trade Target: A whole new second base platoon

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If the A's get creative they may be able to make some smaller trades that will collectively make them better than a single Ben Zobrist or Daniel Murphy blockbuster deal.

A's Time Traveler

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40 years from now, I am a technician at the Über Large Hadron Collider. There is going to be an accident at the facility and I will-be-was caught in the effect. I am now being trapped in a temporal...

A's July Preview: A deeper look at the A.L. West

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Examining the A's two main contenders in the A.L.West to see where they stand and how far the A's need to be looking over their back.

Re-Examining Extensions

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Team friendly extensions are all the rage among good MLB front offices these days and the A's have to take advantage as much or more than any team in baseball with their low payroll if they want to...

David Forst at Risk?

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The Friars have asked permission to interview candidates from other clubs, including David Forst (Athletics)

AN Interviews Professor Aaron Seitz Part 2

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Today we find out more on how MLB players (and the general public) can use an app to significantly improve their vision and improve their performance on the field. Today, we will finish the...

The Athletics' June Preview

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The Oakland Athletics just completed a month in which they went 16-12. Teams the A's played in May ended up with a winning percentage of (.505). June is looking to be the toughest month yet.

AN Interviews Professor Aaron Seitz

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Athletics Nation interviews professor Aaron Seitz, a Neuroscientist at the University of California, Riverside, who has created a new app ( a video game ) that conditions users to see farther...

Rebuilding a Right Way

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You're either selling hope or selling wins. But that's a false equivalency. Wins, as the A's have shown, are worth a lot more than hope.

The Oakland A's Secret Weapon Series

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I would like to introduce Athletics Nation to a new series I'm going to run. I was looking back at some of my old articles that I have written over the last five years, and I noticed many of them...

Oakland Athletics' Best Starts

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How do the 2014 Oakland Athletics compare so far to some of those great teams from Oakland's past? After 40 games, quite well.

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Who is the Oakland Athletics' best oufielder?

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Who is the A's best outfielder? I wanted to visualize each of their strengths today, so I created a set of charts and graphs pitting each OF against each other in 5 different category's in...

The Athletics May Preview

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The Oakland Athletics just completed a nice month in spectacular fashion with the three game sweep of Texas. The A's finished at 18-10, out scored Texas 25-4, and put a beat down on their best...

Are the A's pursuing an "age" Sweet Spot? Part 2

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The trades of Seth Smith, Chris Young, Grant Green, Kurt Suzuki, Tyson Ross, Cash Trades, minor trades, DFA's and more. Overall analysis on how the A's have done with trades the last few years.

The Trading A's: Who Do You Want Back?

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I look at recent players and prospects after they left the Athletics system. I also look at some recognizable trade patterns and hope to show why the Burns trade may be one of the A's best.

Designated For Assignment: Who Do YOU Want to DFA?

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I do not advocate sending anyone down just yet, but if the A's did decide that they want a change based on poor performance, who do you think it should be?

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A.L.West Preview: How the A's Secret Weapon Will Win the West

The Athletics are the MLB poster child for effectively leveraging obscure numbers into wins. But what you may not know is one particular platoon advantage will be leveraged by the Athletics like...

The Athletics' First 30 Days

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The first month of 2014 is set up to be the best month on the the Oakland Athletics' 2014 schedule. By 2013 winning percentage, the teams faced in April will be the weakest. Multiple Texas and...

How the A's Secret Weapon Will Win The West

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The Athletics are the MLB poster child for effectively leveraging obscure numbers into wins. But what you may not know is one particular platoon advantage will be leveraged by the Athletics like...

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Extremely Early Extension: Sonny Douglas Gray

Why did I choose Gray over Jarrod Parker, A.J. Griffin, Dan Straily or Tommy Milone? I like new things, and I thought Gray showed something special in his 77IP in 2014. IMO, he may end up the best...

How valuable is Josh Reddick

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Shows ten times Reddick throws out a runner.

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Notourious Outlaw: Billy the Beane

Was it a Mistake for the Oakland Athletics to allow access to Michael Lewis for the book "Moneyball"? A look at Notorious Outlaw: Billy the Beane, and the rest of the American League West. ...

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Notorious Outlaw: Billy the Beane

Was it a Mistake for the Oakland Athletics to allow access to Michael Lewis for the book "Moneyball"? A look at Notorious Outlaw: Billy the Beane, and the rest of the American League West. The O...

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