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carp

  • joined Feb 12, 2008
  • last login Jul 31, 2014
  • posts 123
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[Now with Summary]: carp's crazy thoughts for a Wednesday: Pac-10 Expansion

  This FanPost is Part Two of a Three Part made-for-blogging mini-series.  Part One is found here addressing the need for OOC Rivalry Games.  Dave over at Maize n Brew (Michigan) and irish1611...

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What does Block U think about Utah joining the Pac-10

I'm a Cal fan and I regularly post over at Cal Golden Blogs.  I recently proposed the Colorado Buffaloes should join the Pac-10 along with one of Utah/BYU/Boise St/Fresno St.   Some Buffs fans...

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Are The Buffs Interested in Establishing A New Rivalry with Cal?

A reader of the Ralphie Report wonders about a potential rivalry possibly starting with the PAC 10 and the Big 12 specifically Colorado and California.

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Would Michigan (or other Big 10) team make a new rivalry with Cal

A great fanpost from our buddy Carp over at Cal Golden Blogs. Michigan does need a new OOC rival, or at least competitor. I'd say we've already got these "west coast rivalry games" with Oregon, but...

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carp's crazy thoughts for a Monday

This FanPost was inspired by the flea flicker that Cignetti & Tedford called just when the play calling became boring and conservative.  You would have thought these guys listen to Rush everyday. ...

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NCAA Football 2009 for PS2

I just got NCAA football for PS2…I had ’07 earlier and enjoyed it thoroughly.  THA1 is on the cover...   The unis are heinous…   Home: blue/blue Road: white/white Alt 1: Gold/Gold (or...

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Miller: Pac-10 Scheduling is Dumb

Well...maybe not dumb...just not like the conferences who are "winners." He brings up several interesting points.  Here's a few: -And it's become clear that teams are not penalized for...

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Maisel: #3 Overrated Coach

ESPN columnist Ivan Maisel (Stanfurd grad) was interviewed by Murph and Mac on KNBR this morning (interview's not yet up) and he promoted his new book "The Maisel Report: College Football's Most...

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A's & history

A few things have bothered me about how the A’s do business…and that is how the A’s don’t honor history their own history very well in a variety of ways…   Let’s start with Mt. Davis…I know it’s...

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A's v. Giants and "Put in Zito"

My first A's game of the year was actually at the Phone Booth.  In appropriate A's game fashion, we arrived nearly 4 h prior to the first pitch (9 AM) for tailgate festivities.  We parked right...

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Stew calls out Roger

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/02/28/SPTEVATBE.DTL Stew is interviewed by John Shea of the Chronicle...and he doesn't hold back against Roger.   He even recalls the game 4 of...

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RiverCats season tickets

can be found here.  No seriously, they are a lot of fun to watch, they are the AAA and PCL champs, and it should be considered a 25-50% discount on going to A's games.  You can take Amtrak to...

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A Family Fun Professional Baseball Experience

I completely agree with Buck18's terrific diary regarding Wolff and MLB making "a day at the yard" cost a rediculous amount of money for a family of four.  I also think lots of baseball will be...

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Man Down

From SuSlu's notes section on today's wonderful game... Catcher Landon Powell, recently promoted to Triple-A Sacramento, is out with a severe knee injury and he has told teammates that it feels...

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DLD 2/20: SuSlu On Top of the Beat

The Chron's Susan Slusser seems to be on top of things this year, specifically focusing on getting the scoop on talented players who were hurt last year.  In the same article, she gives an update...

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DLD 2.9.07 - AN Karaoke

[editor's note, by carp] - Upon Poppy's request and AN's participation, the DLD has been changed from SuSlu bringing her "A" game. Her first report deals with the Stewart signing, has quotes from...

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Erstad signs with ChiSox

http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=2740456 $1 million/1 year.  He got Saarloos money.  I have mixed emotions about this move...on one hand he could have been Eric Karros-esque or it could...

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The A's new outfielder?

http://oakland.athletics.mlb.com/NASApp/mlb/news/article.jsp?ymd=20070120&content_id=1783322& ;vkey=news_oak&fext=.jsp&c_id=oak M. Urban in his latest mailbag goes on a limb and predicts T. Buck...

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Still steamed over Smoak

Upon learning about the Cubs signing RHP Jeff Samardzija (who also had 1000+ yards receiving for ND this year) to a 5 yr/$10 million contract with a $2.5 million bonus I was steamed: h...

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Musings

So...it's been slow around here lately, although Nebraska's umpire graphs were pretty unique and informative.  In other A's news, Crazy (I think it's Krazy) George was on Sportscenter this morning...

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Are those seats across the street like Wrigley Field?

A quick glance through the A's official website photo gallery for Safeco I mean Cisco Field revealed seating and lights on top of a building in left and right (I'd post the link, but you people...

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Season Grades: A's Broadcasters

I thought it would be appropriate to review our broadcasters in the first year without hearing "Holy Toledo."  I have no broadcasting background or expertise, however I do choose to listen to the...

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Would Blanton Suck on Another Team?

It just dawned on me as I was checking Blanton's line of 10 H, 1 BB, 3 K, 3 ER, since he is on my fantasy team.  Needless to say, I'm not happy about near 2 WHIP, but I am amazed that he's only...

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Bill King Biography

I found this on the Oakland A's Fan Coalition, which I was searching around after I bought some T-shirts and a tote bag for the Mrs. Here's the link: http://www.oaklandfans.com/holytoledo.html I...

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A good Ratto article

I know, those words in the title are a bit oxymoronic, but indeed Ratto has spun an interesting article that does what columns are supposed to do: make you think. h...

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"In Focus" on 88-90 A's

Did anyone see that FSNBA program last night, featuring interviews with Stew, Eck, Don Baylor, as well as Ken Rosenthal, Glenn Dickey, and Michael Zagarias (A's photographer).  It basically talked...

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Harden as a reliever?

Blisters, obliques, and ligaments have curtailed this flame throwing man child from hockey country.  I think we can all agree he is one of the best pitchers when healthy, yet blisters, obliques,...

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Dickey's analysis of the A's

http://www.glenndickey.com/_gd.php?page=current The best columnist in the Bay Area just weighed in on our Elephants.  He remains on top of his game in my opinion, with some thoughtful analysis and...

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Where are the Chavez haters now?

Still think we should have kept Tejada instead of Chavvy?  I think this may be the breakout year everyone was expecting for some time.  Does it help having more thunder in the order?  Absolutely....

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WTF Macha/lineup

First of all, way to go A's for a great win last night.  It was very exciting. However, I am confused at the lineup.  Why is Bradley hitting 6th and Kendall 7th?  I would like to see Bradley 2nd or...

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