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mendelbob

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Request for input/advice about going to A's at Angels on 4/14

Hi all, I plan on going to see the A's at the Angels, probably the Monday night game (4/14), and I'd love some input from any of you that have been to, or even frequent, Angel's stadium. This will...

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No more Warren G for Josh Donaldson

I make this call to those of you with a stronger social presence than I have; those of you that may even be followed by the bringer of rain, and perhaps have a chance of catching his attention. I...

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What's your opinion of the A's Beerfest (June 15)?

Dear fellow beer-drinking A’s fans, I come to you in search of experiences, opinions, and advice on the quickly approaching Beerfest on Saturday, June 15th. I’ve been to many A’s games, and...

Hamilton says Dallas-Fort Worth is not a baseball town

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Is Anaheim any better? I mean, is Anaheim even a town at all, or just a freeway and Disneyland?

hAppy hAlloween, uh, halloLean.

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Zito’s most memorable start?

Last night on KTVU, a local Oakland channel, sports director Mark Ibanez and anchor Frank Somerville called last night the start of Zito’s career. Zito said pretty much the same thing after the...

tie-breaker on thursday oct 4

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as explained in this article, there are multiple scenarios in which the a's would host a game on thursday, october 4th. has anyone seen or heard anything about tickets for this game?

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please help clarify playoff seeding and schedule

Hi all, I started this as a fanshot, but it got long on me, so I'll risk ridicule by posting it here. I suspect that with playoff tickets going on sale on Monday there may be many of us thinking...

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has a's to sj been announced?

a friend said he heard it was a done deal but i don't see a story anywhere. was there an announcement today?

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Moneyball question: What were the real motivations behind the Carlos Pena trade and its treatment in the movie?

Initiially I planned to post this only as a fanshot, but I figured the site's been quiet enough lately that perhaps a random stab at discussion might be post-worthy these days. So I finally saw...

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anyone else getting fake antivirus pop-ups on AN recently?

About 3 times in the last month while surfing to AN my browser has been redirected to a fake antivirus page that supposedly scans my computer and tells me i'm infected. My assumption is that the...

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food drive starts tonight, but conditions are different this year

a few weeks ago i posted that the alameda county food drive was starting tonight and would go through the summer at wednesday games. that is still true. however, in the past the deal was 1 ticket...

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best deal on beer at the coliseum is not what you might think

so, for any of you that are hyped about the $4.99 beers, thinking you're getting a deal, think again. CBS news reported last night that the domestic draft beer at the coliseum is watered down h...

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food drive will start in june

i received an email today from the alameda county community food bank confirming that starting june 9th the food drive will be up and running at all wednesday home games. i'm pasting the message...

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back to the mid-late 90's - the park is empty

don't get me wrong, i like winning just as much as the next guy, but being raised on an a's team that was bad more often than good, i'm also a fan of paying for the cheap seats and sitting wherever...

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Very Important Poll

So I was reading through the game thread when i came across GreenNGoldSooner's comment about the bullpen. Seemed completely on target. Then I caught sight of his signature. Obviously my brain read...

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We're hypocrites if we boo Bonds

(first, i've gotta say that I'm a bit nervous about creating yet another Barry Bonds diary when I could have posted this message on a previous thread. however, i do think that's i'm trying to start...

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What happened to the AL West?

Remember when the AL West was a powerhouse? In the last 5 years we saw 12 teams win 90 games, 3 wildcards, a season with two 100-game winners and a season (almost two seasons) with three 90-games...

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Payton on the art of baserunning?!?!?

(link http://oakland.athletics.mlb.com/NASApp/mlb/news/article.jsp?ymd=20060507&content_id=1442446& ;vkey=news_oak&fext=.jsp&c_id=oak) I guess it's too early for the DLD still, and seeing as I...

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Stathead in the mainstream

Hi all, This diary is only indirectly A's related, but I suspect some of you will find it at least mildly curious. Check out Jacob Luft's latest column at SI.com (or yahoo sports if you prefer....

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Swisher's Radio Show

(I haven't seen this in any other diaries or in the game thread, so here goes nothing.) I assume most of us are familiar with the "Rookie Report", a radio segment that Buan did with Swish last...

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Which play-off exit was most painful and why?

This diary is not about statistical analysis or first colossal dogs; it's about catharsis and commiseration. I hope that it is also about the end of an era and the beginning of a new one. I want to...

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