Dsc_0444

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  • joined Feb 11, 2008
  • last login Jun 07, 2014
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die-hard A's fan in Chicago

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"He's pretty nasty," Gardenhire said. "The last pitch to Harris, we went and watched it, it's on the black. It cut the outside corner of the plate, the tip of it, and that's pretty nasty."
(Ron Gardenhire on Brad Ziegler)

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Anyone else going to Detroit games?

Hell yes! I'm going to be at Game 1!!! Leaving tomorrow @ 7 - Section 140, Row 18, Seats 1-4...so if anyone else is going or in the area give me a shout and we'll connect! I'm so freakin' excited!...

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Trade Target: Travis Snider?

I know everyone's talking 'bout SS - I'm not enamored of any of the available options, at least not at a high price (= any of our higher level prospects or even current players on the team). I...

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Brandon Allen on the block?

Just started seeing mention of this, and I gotta say, without providing a whole lot of stats to corroborate, that this seems like a bad idea. I mean, what's the harm in hanging on to him and see...

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My Spring Training Trip - 16-19th

Just left Phoenix wearing shorts and arrived in Chicago to snow! Oh to be back! A's lost the first game to the Giants, and of course beat the D-backs the next day. I had pretty good seats for the...

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Spring Training 2010?

I'm sure there will be someone who tells me that this has already been covered - in advance, I'm apologizing for not being able to track it down. I'm headed down on the 19th - 22, and I remember a...

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DLS and Mat Gamel

Chicago Tribune mentions Beane's thoughts on seeing DLS pitching, mid-90's. http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/chi-16-rogers-whispers-nov16,0,4524518.column In that same article, there's talk...

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The Trouble with Oakland (thx, Fangraphs)

Looking forward to Spring Training, but that's a ways off, so of course, always looking for something of interest to keep occupied while teams I could care less about vie for the golden ticket....

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oh milton

What a chump! I couldn't believe it when the Cubs signed him (I'm in Chicago) and I thought "man...do they have any idea what they're doing?" but I was willing to see, like the Cubs were. There's...

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2009 Draft Pick update?

I guess we've only got 1 day for all of this to shake out, and this might've already been covered (though if so, I'd wish it stayed in the top of the posts section) but where do we stand on the...

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Jesus Guzman?

From the Rotoworld blurb: "The A's declined to add Guzman to their 40-man roster after his breakthrough season, so he's currently a minor league free agent, though rumor has him signing with the...

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Haren about to fall apart? A's kill pitchers?

I hope this hasn't been posted already; kinda tough I think, to find this out in the new format (not a complaint as much as for me, it just is..)  I'd never been to this site before - think I...

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Swisher Interview

hiyo - haven't posted in a long time; a bit depressed about the year, though, making the trip to Oakland for the last 2 games of the season was a highlight, even if they lost one. i was lucky...

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swisher walks to an out at 2nd

I couldn't believe my own eyes!

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Where the A's stay when in Chicago?

So, I'm not a stalker, but I'm curious, since I live here, and thought I might get lucky to pick the bar where the guys have a drink or two...

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A's vs. White Sox in Chicago Next Week - Pitching?

Hey gang.. Anyone here in the Midwest going to the 3 game series vs. the White Sox this coming week?

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MLB Extra Innings

MLB Extra Innings package for $150

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Rule V: Who we lost

Didn't see anything on the site about who we lost in the Rule V draft, so here's a quicklist, brought to you by the gang at Baseball America h...

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Rule V Draft overview

Not sure if someone's already posted this, but there's a pretty decent article on Rotoworld with snapshots / ratings http://fantasybaseball.rotoworld.com/content/story.asp?sport=MLB&storyid=17994 ...

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from Rotoworld Trade thoughts

There are several deals that are mentioned as possiblities in this article, and some real surprises that I would be interested in hearing people's thoughts on. zito is seen as being traded to...

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Double Plays______-_______!!! THE VENT

Ok. Here's the thread where everybody gets to go off, but not at any one person on the team, cuz', well, that just sucks. If you're superstitious (I am), then sh*tting on a player can have...

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pitchers

I had it originally titled "Juan Cruz is______", but since I'm on Juan's side, I didn't want to jinx him seeing a diary that begged the question. My reply to the question is: going to be really,...

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KANE County Cougars and Chicago A's fans?

Hey. I'm here in Chicago, and I think some of you are as well. We should get together and go see the Cougars a couple times this year while we still can, and see MoneyPenny (ha ha..whoever came up...

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from Detroit paper?

Was reading about Farnsworth getting traded to Atlanta, and at the bottom of the article, this tasty little tidbit (though not anything really earthshaking..just some good press) h...

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A's vs Sox - Byrnes' last game - Pics from behind the dugout!

I sat right behind the A's dugout for the last of 3 games (all of which the A's won, and which I was lucky enough to go to). I think it was Byrnes' last game w/ the A's - there are a couple pics. I...

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Dan Meyer - TSN

Ken Rosenthal had this to say about Dan Meyer:  Two executives express concern that A's LHP Dan Meyer, the team's biggest prize in the Tim Hudson trade, lacks an above-average pitch, but a scout...

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Kingman compared to Canseco

kong vs. bong http://all-baseball.com/ An interesting look at 2 former A's players who I never thought to compare / contrast, but which All-baseball did. The similarities are interesting; I'd never...

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McLemore to Houston

apparently, McLemore signed a 1yr deal with Houston. I thought he was done, and looking for a coaching job somewhere, but apparently not. I always liked the guy, and he was one of the A's who I got...

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Spring Training? Anyone? Beuhler?

I'm curious if anyone has plans to go to ST this year, and if so, is there any sort of big "hey...let's all go to ST, and hang out" plan? I'm stuck in Chicago, but seriously trying to make the work...

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Wait 'till Next Year

it's not http://www.athleticsminors.com/ (all a's, all awesome) but it is a great site that i've started to read more often http://www.all-baseball.com/nextyear/ I loved this line, when talking...

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updated Baseball America A's Top 10?

Hi gang... I might've missed this at some point recently, but I was wondering if anyone had any details on an updated version of Baseball America's Top 10 Prospects lists (like the one on ESPN that...

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