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paris7

  • joined Jun 25, 2009
  • last login Jul 10, 2014
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40s-age college professor. No television at home, so I'm an old school radio broadcast listener. I have no idea what any of the players look like.

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  • MLB Oakland Athletics
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GOG 2013 - #00 Preseason Scoring and Final Leaderboard

And but so, the 2013 GOG season comes to a glorious end, with a glorious finish. For the brave few who stuck it out through the entire year, the rewards were great. But none greater than for...

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GOG 2013 #50 @ LAAA - After the Clinch... Watch! (Answers Posted)

One wonders what to do when the season ends a few days early. Try to catch Boston, I guess? Get some well deserved rest? Get the bullpen straightened out? Mostly, though, it is just time to.......

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GOG 2013 #45, Four vs. the Astros (Answers Posted)

We may not have swept the Rangers, but I'm thinking.... Stuff Fangraphs A's page Crawfish Boxes Probable Pitchers Do Your Homework! Score Your Last GOG - Texas #44 The Questions 1. S...

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GOG 2013 #43 vs. the Tampa Bay Rays (Answers Posted)

These may be the 2 Wild Card teams right now, but after sweeping Detroit beating the Tigers within one out of a sweep, we are back in the race for first! Stuff Fangraphs A's page Rays Bay P...

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GOG 2013 #40 vs. the Seattle Spoilers (Answers Posted!)

Two words: No Felix. Stuff Fangraphs A's page Lookout Landing Probable Pitchers Do Your Homework! Score Your Last GOG - Swishalicious #39 The Questions 1. Series Outcome, 3...

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GOG 2013 #32 @ "Houston, We Have a Problem..." [Answers Posted]

Hee, hee. If we have a problem, nothing like a little trip to Houston to "sweep" us out of the dumps, eh? [Note: This FanPost posted before today's much-hoped-for butt kicking of the Angels.] ...

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GOG #22 vs. the M's - Missing the Mariners Yet? (ANSWERS UPDATED)

I was. I get used to these guys over the course of the season. No big rivalry. I don't want them to do badly, so long as their success is not at our expense. Their fans seem nice - they are...

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GOG 2013 #15 - De Rangers are DeRanged! (Answers Posted!)

Stuff Fangraphs A's page Lone Star Ball Probable Pitchers Do Your Homework! Score Your Last GOG - #14 Royal Pains The Questions 1. Series Outcome, 3 Games. [3 points] 2. SLuGging. As...

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GOG Season 2013: Preparing a Crew

For any newbies out there - and there's lots of you, I know - GOG stands for "Guess the Outcome Game," the most fun you can have at AN with your clothes on. Each series, an appointed GOGger (that...

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2012 GOG Leaderboard / Final Results

This one went down to the wire. After maintaining a lead through the first half of the season, buddahead9 pulled a Pirates on us and dropped out of contention. I took the lead for a while, but...

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Revisiting Your Predictions - Answers Posted to 2012 Pre-Season GOG #00

[Hi folks! Answers are Updated. Let me now if you catch any errors. And please come back and post your scores - comments have been re-opened for this very purpose!--JP] Originally Posted: March...

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GOG 2012 #42 @ Tampa Bay. And then we rested.... [w/Answers]

This is the GOG where we don't ask any questions about the Rays pitching, which is frightening even without having to face Price and Shields! Stuff Fangraphs A's page Tampa's "DRaysBay" P...

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GOG 2012 #36 vs. Toronto [Results]

Stuff Fangraphs A's page Bluebird Banter Probable Pitchers Do Your Homework! Score Your Last GOG - #35 The Questions (Final Results) Update: A's Win Game 1, 4-1, on the strength of a...

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GOG 2012 #32 vs. Stankees

Stuff Fangraphs A's page Pinstripe Alley (becaue the Yankees fangraphs page is too depressing to look at) Probable Pitchers Do Your Homework! Score Your Last GOG - #31 The Questions 1. S...

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GOG 2012 #27 @ Texas - Answers Posted

Stuff Fangraphs A's page Lonestar Ball Probable Pitchers Do Your Homework! Score Your Last GOG - #26 The Questions 1. Series Outcome. Four games against the MLB WAR leaders in both Hitting...

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GOG 2012 #16 vs. Halos

Stuff Fangraphs A's page Other Team page Probable Pitchers Do Your Homework! Score Your Last GOG - #15 The Questions 1. Series Outcome. 3 Games. [3 points] 2. Albert Pujols. Since the last...

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GOG 2012 #15 @ San Francisco Giants

This is stupid. Really, I am the very last person to do a GOG about a game between the A's and the San Francisco Giants. For one thing, I HATE everything about the National League. Well, what I...

Sullivan's "The Week in Worst"

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This had me laughing out loud - must watch! And the second week, and the first week.

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GOG 2012 #9 @ Boston (Answers Posted)

[Due to the late posting of the GOG, I avoided questions that depend heavily on tonight's game. Late entries will be accepted, up to the end of the fifth inning. If you miss it, well, point...

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GOG 2012 #6 vs. Cleveland

Look Out - Here Comes Cleveland Stuff Fangraphs A's page Cleveland Indians page Probable Pitchers Do Your Homework! Score Your Last GOG - #05 The Questions 1. Series Outcome. Three games back...

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GOG 2012 #02 vs. Seattle (Answers Posted)

Did we start the season? Yes. But for anyone who may have missed it, the A's and Mariners are hitting the "reset" button. Of course, the results of the original series aren't tossed out, but it...

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GOG 2012 #01 vs. Seattle - @ Japan! (Answers Posted)

And now, on to the Real Thing. ... Or is it? These games against the Mariners have a bit of the Exhibition feel, and while I think it is great p.r. and fun for players and fans alike, it is hard...

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2011 GOG Winnerz!

No Big Surprises - vignette17, congratulations!  We all expected vignette17, the leader by a good margin throughout the year, to maintain his top honors to the end.  Urgent Mirth managed a bit of...

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How Did We Fare? Revisiting the Pre-Season Predictions with GOG #00

If only we had known...  There we were, spending our off-season months imagining the A's being a contender, and then convincing ourselves it was possible.  Well, maybe it was, but our predictions...

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GOG #48 - End the Halos' Season? (Final Results)

A's Don't (Quite) Roll Over for Rangers - What About the Angels? How to keep ourselves entertained through the drudgery of a lost September?  Revenge, of course.  Whatever we do well, these days,...

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GOG #30 - Ranger Danger (Answers Posted)

  A's Stumble into the All Star Break.  Even with a league leading team ERA of 3.09, the A's remain in the AL West Cellar, and are guaranteed to be there through the All Star Break.  Now, while we...

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GOG #19, When the Empire Comes to Town - Results Posted

Name # of GOG This GOG Total points GOG wins Score Rank Score Rank Count Rank GoAs 16 10 1 135 17 1 5 King Richard 14 9 2 133 19 1 5 buddahead9 16 8 3 178 7 3 2 UrgentMirth 19 8 3 ...

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GOG 2011 #15 vs. Minnesota - Results Posted

  A's in First Place!  The A's are currently tied for first with Texas, a half-game in front of the Angels.  Can we put up a real winning streak and get a first-place cushion, before the return of...

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GOG Leaderboard!

For those who are wondering what the first 8 series have wrought, here is a simple Leaderboard.  I did a Pages Spreadsheet, saved it in Excel, exported it and copied the htm source code, and now...

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GOG #38 @ SEA - The Rime of the Mariners

Anemic Mariners Recall Coleridge's Tale of Woe I have a lot of sympathy for Mariners fans, and sincerely hope next year is more competitive for them. Seriously, when a Post Like This gets 44 recs,...

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