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ru155

  • joined Feb 12, 2008
  • last login Jul 28, 2014
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Born in Oakland but moved around CA for a while before returning for high school. Numerous games a year were attended thank to the student discounts and dollar tickets (and dollar dogs). Now I'm on the east coast and attend A's games when they come to town, but I usually return to Oakland for a weekend to enjoy the friendly confines of the Coliseum .

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Getting As Good As We've Given

As an A's fan this past week has been incredibly depressing.  Fan posts pointing out the doom and gloom of the franchise's barren cupboard in the minors (Trainwreck), Selig pushing us off once...

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The Curse Continues

The curse of the A's jersey purchase continues today.  

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Taveras to Nationals - Beane saves $400K by switching to Geico

AP  - WASHINGTON -- Outfielder Willy Taveras has agreed to a minor league contract with the Washington Nationals. If added to the 40-man roster, Taveras would receive a contract for the $400,000...

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Any chance we trade for big bat/arm?

With what looks like a lackluster field of potential free agents (aside from the top few we have no chance of getting), is there any possibility of the A's trading for a guy w/ 1-2 yrs left on his...

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Rallying the Troops: How We Did It

The A's are looking sharp in their last 11 games.  Young guys taking advantage of their opportunities despite crowds numbers that belong in a SJ Quakes game rather than an MLB stadium.  What has...

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Jersey name debate strikes again

Ok, so I know that there have been previous posts on which A's player to get on the jersey.  But, with the recent slew of A's Off Season activity, and the loss of young talent like CGon/Greg Smith,...

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ESPN: Souce Says Giambi to Oakland 1yr. $4M

ESPN Report   So it looks like we will be picking up no-stach-ambi for $4M for a one year deal with an option for a second year at $6.5M. I think this is awesome for Oakland.  $4M for a power...

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A's make new offer to Furcal - 4yr/$40M

this just popped up on ESPN today.  I hope that Beane gets him for this.  I think that it could lead to an easier time adding a power bat FA with a more potent lineup capable of competing.  I would...

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Burrell over Giambi?

The Hot Stove Rumors has Giambi hoping for a contract with the Yankees.   Based upon the Phillies signing Ibanez to a 3-year deal and effectively giving Burrell his walking papers, I vote we push...

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Ken Griffy Jr. to White Sox pending his approval

Ken will be heading to the White Sox if he approves of the trade.  No players from the White Sox have been mentioned in the trade as of yet. I can't see why he wouldn't approve of the trade.  He...

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Hunting Street

Looks like there is a lot of interest in Street of late. ChiSox, Brewers inquire about Street Posted: Sunday July 20, 2008 08:25AM ET The Brewers and White Sox are two of the teams to have...

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CBS Sportsline - A's Farmed Talent

Fantasy Article   CBS Sportline's Fantasy reporter Eric Mack gives his insights on the A's farm system and who could be looking to step up soon, namely Gio Gonzalez. Haven't read the article...

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Gaudin to Bullpen

According to SFGate.com Gaudin has been the loser in the Space-For-Harden Sweepstakes. DrumBeat I'm a little surprised that they kept both Eveland and Smith in the rotation, but I guess both of...

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Bang For The Buck

Heading into Tuesday's matchups the A's faithful are feasting on a blowout victory over their division rival.  Perusing the MLB pages today I noted an interesting tid bit about the odd standings...

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High on Suzuki

Is it just me or has Kurt been a huge upgrade over Kendall at the plate.  He's made good contact and has a hit in each of the 7 games so far this season.  He only struck out during the first game...

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A's New Jersey Designs

So I was perusing the MLB page on ESPN.com and came across this bit of information about the A's uniforms for the new season in the Uni Watch Page.  The article can be found here at h...

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