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mattabedi

  • joined Jun 24, 2009
  • last login Apr 20, 2013
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I've been a diehard A's fan my entire life and bleed green and gold.

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A's Offseason Outlook

Free Agents: SS Stephen Drew (10M Mutual Option) 3B Brandon Inge OF Jonny Gomes SP Brandon McCarthy SP Bartolo Colon RP Grant Balfour (4.5M Team Option) The A's and Jonny Gomes...

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Tribute to the 2012 Oakland Athletics

On December 23, of last year, I traveled through the Bay Area on my way to start a new job in Southern California. As I hopped on Highway 680, I tuned in to Rick Tittle on 95.7 the Game, the A's...

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Once Again, the A's Marketing Department Lays an Egg

I don't know why I'm surprised, but the A's marketing/PR Department has once again laid an egg. For the Oakland A's this weekend, they have been advertising for the past few months about this...

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The Conundrum Known as the Starting Rotation

When I wrote about the A's conundrum at first base 2 months ago, it was because the A's had no viable options at the position. Both Daric Barton and Kila Ka'aihue were underperforming and hurting...

Rosenthal Doubtful A's Will Sell

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Interesting write up from FOX Sports Ken Rosenthal regarding whether or not 'bubble teams' buy or sell.

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A's Should Not Sell At Trade Deadline

The time is right for the A's to make a stand. For the first time in nearly 5-6 years, I feel the A's should not be sellers at the trade deadline. Sure, Kurt Suzuki and Coco Crisp have bad...

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New Philosophy Needed in Oakland

It's about time the A's stopped worrying about defense and started focusing on putting the best line on the batting card. For some reason or another, the A's philosophy has changed over the past...

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The Conundrum Known as First Base

How long are the A's going to continue to have a problem at first base. Daric Barton was seen as the answer back in 2008. Remember? He was supposed to be an upgrade for the A's over Dan Johnson who...

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1st Complaint Filed: Fuentes Named Closer

Go figure. A few days after I praise Bob Melvin for the wonderful job he has done with the Oakland A's, Melvin now makes a move that I have to question. After Brian Fuentes earned the save tonight,...

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Bob Melvin's Road Warriors

For as long as I can remember, there has always been one thing I didn't like about an A's manager. Art Howe stuck to his 'go to guys' even when they didn't peform. Ken Macha always waited one pitch...

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Opening Day in Japan Not on TV?

I heard a rumor that the A's vs. Mariners opening day in Japan isn't going to be broadcast on Television. Does anyone know if this is true? I mean, I understand the game is at 3:10 a.m. in the...

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A Tribute to Jason Giambi

When Jason Giambi comes off the disabled list on Tuesday, many will wonder whether it could be his last day in the major leagues. It would shock no one if the A's, who drafted Giambi out of Long...

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A's Should Re-Sign Kennedy

  Forget trading him or letting him walk in the offseason. Adam Kennedy needs to re-sign with the Oakland Athletics. Wait a minute....strike that and reverse it...The Oakland Athletics need to...

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A's Midseason Report Card

2009 Record: 37-49, 4th Place in American League West Offensive Grade: F Defensive Grade: D Starting Pitching Grade: B- Bullpen Pitching Grade: B- Managerial Grade: F Front Office Grade: F O...

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Kurt Klutch

Suzuki Could Be A's All-Star Representative He was nickamed "Kurt Klutch" by his college teammates at Cal State Fullerton. Most A's fans have christened him with the nickname "Hawaiian...

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The (Travis) Buck Stops Here

A's Young Outfielder Proving to Management He Belongs   Travis Buck is angry. He's let it be known that he's not happy with A's management, nor manager Bob Geren. And I don't blame him. After...

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