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Taj Adib

  • joined Feb 11, 2008
  • last login Jul 18, 2014
  • posts 279
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Phillies, Howard Power Their Way to 10-2 Win in Game 4

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I know they still need to win one more game to make it official, but the Phillies sure as hell looked like champions tonight.  Every part of the team seemed to do their jobs well.  The top of the...

World Series: Game 4 - Open Thread

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World Series Open Thread

Melissa Lockard Visits AN!

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Melissa Lockard is the authority for online information regarding the A's minor league system. She administers the scout.com site OaklandClubhouse.com and also blogs for the Most Valuable Network o...

Rays Fend off Sox, Head Into World Series with 3-1 win

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The Rays finally did it. Shaking off a near-epic collapse in Games 5 and 6, the young Rays finally broke through tonight with a 3-1 victory. Matt Garza pitched brilliantly, getting into the 8th,...

ALCS Game 7: Open Thread (cont.)

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Rays now on the verge of ending it. 3-1 in the top of the 8th!

ALCS Game 7: Open Thread (cont.)

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All tied 1-1 going into the bottom of the 5th...

Judgement Day: Red Sox/Rays - Game 7 Open Thread

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Well, here it is. Tonight marks the conclusion of the wild and wacky 2008 American League Championship Series - one way or another. The Rays, pinning their hopes on righty Matt Garza, will look to...

Monday Morning Minors Musings: Top-20 Lists Edition

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Both grover and Taj will be posting their Top-20 prospect lists later on in this posting, however there are a few news tidbits regarding the A's minor league system that should be addressed first: ...

Open Game Thread: BoSox vs. Angels - Game 4

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Well, the Phils moved on past the Brewers earlier today on the back of our own Bazooka Joe, who piched a fantastic game for Philadelphia. The SOUTH siders lived to fight another day as they held...

Open Game Thread: Playoffs - Day 5

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How can you not love the month of October? It's Halloween-time (my favorite holiday), the unbearably hot California summer is finally showing signs of letting up, all three major American sports...

Game, set, match: A's season ends with 4-3 loss to Mariners

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And so it goes. Another season is now in the books and I think I can speak for the community when I say that I'm kind of relieved that the season is finally finished. We can all now just take one...

Open Thread: Last Game of the Season (cont.)

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A's will be looking to extend a slim lead going into the 4th inning. The guys jumped all over Dickey in the 1st inning by putting up a 3-spot. But since that time, the offense has quieted down....

Open Thread: Game 161 - A's @ Mariners

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This is it ladies and gentleman! It's been real, it's been fun, but I can't say it's been real fun. The A's 2008 season ends today and we are all wishing it ends on an upnote as the A's attempt to...

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Taj's Thursday Thrade Thread: The Search for Power (part2)

As per Lew Wolff's Q & A session last Friday with the A's boosters: Q: Will you bring in any big bats in the offseason? A: The answer is yes. So, first Billy indicates that the A's will be...

Open Game Thread: Game 157 - A's @ Rangers

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Not sure if someone else was supposed to post this thread, but I guess it's up to me! The game's already started, with Dustin Nippert throwing a quick 1-2-3 1st inning against the A's lineup. E...

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Open Thread: Game 157 - A's @ Rangers

Not sure if someone else was supposed to post this thread, but I guess it's up to me! The game's already started, with Dustin Nipper throwing a quick 1-2-3 1st inning against the A's lineup....

Monday Morning Minors Musings: Awards Edition

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It's that time of the year. The minor league season has officially concluded and the major league roster has mushroomed-out to include the best that Sacramento has to offer. Before really bearing...

Wrap: Game 155 - A's 5, Mariners 3

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I guess the terminology thrown around in the Game Thread to describe the recent play of the Seattle Mariners was something along the lines of "comical suckitude." The term definitely applied to the...

Open Thread: Game 155 - A's vs. Mariners

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Hear ye! Hear ye! Today marketh the final home game of the A's 2008 season, so if you're up anywhere near the Bay today make an honest effort to swing by the Oakland-Alameda County...

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Open Thread: Game 155 - A's vs. Mariners

Hear ye! Hear ye! Today marketh the final home game of the A's 2008 season, so if you're up anywhere near the Bay today make an honest effort to swing by the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum at some...

Wrap: Game 148 - A's 7, Rangers 1

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Today's Oakland Athletics victory might mark the first time in weeks that the A's marketing department looks out on the field and says, "Now, that's what we meant when we launched this '100%...

Open Thread: Game 148: A's vs. Rangers

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I am none too sure about this, but I've got to be believe that the A's are nearing some sort of all-time major league record for the number of left-handed starters used during a single-season. The...

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Open Thread: Game 148 - A's vs. Rangers

I am none too sure about this, but I've got to be believe that the A's are nearing some sort of all-time major league record for the number of left-handed starters used during a single-season. The...

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Taj's Tuesday Trade Thread: The Search for Power (part 1)

Following yesterday's article in the Contra Costa Times where Beane acknowledged that the A's were in need of power, both for the long term and even for next season, it seems like a perfect time to...

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Monday Morning Minors Musings: Post-Season Edition

(I apologize for not being able to produce a MMMM report last week - I was being kept abnormally busy and was working abnormally long hours due to Hurricane Gustav and will probably be doing the...

Ten guys, five spots: the A's outfield predicament

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Ohhh, how times change so quickly in Green and Gold land. This time last season Travis Buck and Mark Kotsay had been shut down for the remainder of the year and we were all wondering who the heck...

Wrap: Game 137 - Twins 12, A's 4

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Note to A's pitchers: don't put ANYBODY on base before Justin Morneau comes to bat. Morneau struck early and often against another A's starter ( this one being Greg Smith) as he provided an RBI...

Open Thread: Game 137 - A's Vs. Twins

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For some reason, the auto game thread won't load, so I am trying it this way... I won't say this on behalf of the entire AN community, but I will say it for me: if the A's win today, they will...

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