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ohad

  • joined Feb 11, 2008
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18 years old. A's fan for life. UC Berkeley Freshmen

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Link Gathering 11/23: Met's acquire Delgado pending physical

There hasn't been any stability in the link dump lately, so i wanted to get it back to previous early morning form. Rumor News Mets land slugger Delgado Nov 23 - The Mets have reached an agreement...

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Fantasy trade proposal # 1: Moneyball GM's unite!

Rungood put 2 and 2 together with Javy Vazquez requesting a trade and wondered aloud if the A's could work there way into a three way trade. I have a series of fantasy trade type proposals (of...

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A's End of Season Stats: SABR STYLE!!! Hitters

A look at some of the non traditional stats for the A's players. The significant numbers of course. No RBI's, home runs, things like that. First off: BABIP (Batting Average off Balls In Play) L...

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Hot Stove Burning Bright!

First trade of the new year!! Padres acquire 3B Vinny Castilla in exchange for RHP Brian Lawrence. IMO, this is a decent deal for both sides, just filling holes and making space for others. Jeff...

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Possible cheap acquisition: Hee Seop Choi?

Yes, Hee Seop Choi. He's coming off a decent year. .253/.336/.453/.789 with 15 homers and 42 rbi's in 320 at bats. He only had 29 at bats verse lefties, courtesy of Jim Tracy. In his career, he's...

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Computer Virus HELP!

Nothing to do with the A's. There are some very smart people here who know a lot about computers. I'm not comp slouch, but some of you probably have more experience with this stuff. What is the...

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Go after Jim Thome?

I've seen this idea a few times here and there, but no one has really gotten in depth before, and i was inspired by Murph21 (check out the ManRam diary) to do this. Vital Information: -Jim Thome...

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Rumor Mill A-Churnin: Evaluating Oakland's offseason trade chips

I'm bored, i'll admit it. And the funnest thing right now is speculating, so let's go! I want to see who we got and what they are worth. I'm not advocating trading/not trading any of these guys,...

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10/3 Link Dump - PAYTON STAYING!!!!

I wasn't gonna make it again, but jeez. It's already 7 AM pacific time... :P Just kidding. The real reason is because i was reading (again)   The A's Game Recap (not exactly re-capping the game...

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The "Convey your emotions through song thread"

The season is officially over for the A's, and boy, is it depressing. But, the song "Wake me up when september ends" was brought up, and it describes our feelings perfectly. I thought i'd make a...

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Daily Link Dump 10/2: AN on A's report!

First ever Link Dump by me, but i was in the mood. Sorry if i ruined anyones day or if there are only certain people who can do it. Maybe i'm extremely late for this, but i was reading the A's...

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NCAA Baseball 06

MVP Baseball is compensating for it's annoying buyout by take 2 by creating MVP Baseball NCAA 2006 http://www.easports.com/article.jsp?id=mvpncaa This takes a little of the pain away from the...

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80's baseball card jokes

We all need a laugh, here is something you might like. It's not A's related at all. Actually, a tiny bit. One of the cards is Steve Swisher, Nick Swishers dad. Check it out. He is the last one on...

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Who is the new "Bulldog" of the the rotation?

On a slow diary day, i figured that i would write something about this,since i was inspired by Harens' performances lately. The question is as follows: Who is the new "Hudson" of the rotation, now...

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Eric Chavez - Is there something actually wrong with him? Will he never live up to the hype?

I know this is number 100000000 of the Chavez threads, but i found myself reposting things over and over again but nobody ever responded. First off: I want this to be an actual discussion. Not a...

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What kind of player are we looking for this offseason?

I'm not trying to get ahead of myself, because this season sure as hell aint over, but i got thinking. What offensive player are we in the market for this offseason? The pitching, all aspects, are...

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9/11: Moment of Silence

Seems so long ago doesn't it? It feels like it. Though i can remember the day quite perfectly. I was watching Fox News (Yes, FOX NEWS) and they were replaying the live moments from the day itself....

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The season changing game/hit /walk (again)

I'm sure there were various diaries about if this game was a turnaround or "a tease" as i saw in a diary title. I went to sleep (the game was 5-0 and it was already 12) last night thinking about...

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This is not panic time! Here's why.

The A's offense has been struggling, their inconsistency nothing short of frustrating i will admit. But i've been an optimist the whole year and i'm not changing. I have faith in my A's. I've lost...

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Maddening (Rant Thread)

The inconsistency of this offense is just maddening. 5 hit shutout by Aaron Small?!@?!??!? Thats ridiculous! One day the team is asleep, the next day they are mashing! They give you hope, and then...

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Joe Blantons 2005 season so far

This guy has come a loooooooong way. He bust out the gate very well, when hitters were not used to him. Then came may, when just about everyone sucked. But Blanton, boy was he terrible. He wasn't...

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Touching base on a few topics

Well, first off, I'm back in Israel, giving me more time to actually read comments here and perhaps (gasp!) start posting again. My time in America was great, it was the fastest summer ever. And AN...

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WPW: Week 11

A few things of note. Tomorrow, Cliff Pennington begins his professional career in Kane County. Dan Meyer has thrown a simulated game and will be back in Sac Town soon. Midland had a great showing...

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Injury Updates

http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/chronicle/archive/2005/06/21/SPGKHDBVGP1.DTL Harden- We all know he will be starting tonight, and will be on a 75-80 pitch count. Street- Manager Ken Macha...

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Today is my B-Day!!!! Go A's! (WPW)

Todays my birthday and i'm hoping that the A's can reward me with a good pitching performance by Haren ( i think).I also wanted to clear something up. When i say "41.2 innings pitched" i mean 41...

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WPW: Week 9

Sorry, i'm a little late this week. I haven't been home much at all for the last few days. Anyways, i said i would do something about our draftees, but i see it has been taken care of plenty. I...

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Oakland Active on the Trade Front

http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/gammons/story?id=2076327 According to Peter Gammons, the A's have asked the Rockies about Joe Kennedy, the lefty SP. This definitely agrees with the reports that if...

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WPW: Week 9 (GO A's!)

This has been a great week for me. The a's have been playing good baseball, i'm coming to America in 3 weeks exactly and school is almost over. Go A's! Sacramento (29-26, tied for first place): Dan...

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WPW: Week 7

Heres a little change of pace from the debating that has been going on. Key prospects are doing great, and you will all be pleased to here that Daric Barton is starting to come on. AAA Sacramento...

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Introducing a "new" stat: "Close And Late"

I've come across a new stat on ESPN.com. When you go to a player's page, and you go to splits, they have all sorts of creative stuff. They have all the situational hitting (Scoring position, Man on...

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