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theblackpearl

  • joined Feb 11, 2008
  • last login Jul 27, 2014
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Raiders Magic Number: 269

I saw him, he could barely fit through the door..... He was reportedly walking around, and winded after 3 or 4 steps..... He is well over 300lbs.....   Those are the things that were being said...

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DLD 5/15: Let's Go A's. What? A Day game? They didn't hit well and lost?

Well that was fun.  Well this DLD will no longer mention the Green and Gold, but it might actually mention the sport they attempted to play.   Poole should stick to TV   HEY, MONTE Poole....

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DLD 5/8/08: Can someone do too much to fit in?

We all like Nick Swisher, and love his fun loving attitude, and his awareness of Cancer since the passing of his grandmother, but pink facial hair will just be atrocious.   Center fielder Nick...

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DLD 5/5 Cinco De Mayo Mayo, why no links

I want to be in the running for worst DLD ever, so I have no links, but the DLD should be created for a Monday.  The Rivercats are curently playing and Jeff Baisley has 7 RBI, thanks to a 3 run...

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Elevator doesn't go to the top floor

Your in the playoffs, your team is getting your butts whipped, you are supposed to be a pivotal part of your team and you have a radio interview.  What do you say. A( We are a talented team, we...

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Why McFadden?

Well there is now someone else who is thinking why McFadden.  With all the money tied up in the RB position, and a big hole in the run defense, there is another person who is asking themselves why...

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DLD 4/16/08 Welcome to the AL West

Tonight the A's play host to the first divisional games of the year, as the Seattle Mariners, with, who they hope won't be there own version of Rich Harden on the mound tonight.  Joe Blanton will...

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Linebacker help on the way? CJ on the way?

I haven't seen anything definitive, but seems to be talk that the Raiders signed Kalimba Edwards PT (Franklin, NC): With the signing of Kalimba Edwards, should the Raiders consider moving to a 3-4...

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H/A DLD 3/19/08 Joe Blanton blogging

 I went to Europe during the offseason before last for a tour of Navy bases in Spain, Italy and Greece, and I’ve been to Mexico, Canada and the U.S. Virgin Islands, too, and this offseason I went...

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Timberwolves owner says KG tanked last year

Taylor said the columnist "said a little bit last year was that we sort of like tanked it. I don't think that. I don't like that so much. I don't like that. "It was more like KG tanked it. I think...

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DLD 3/17/08 Happy St Patty's Day

Garett Anderson day to day Los Angeles Angels outfielder Garret Anderson was removed from the lineup of a split-squad game at the Chicago Cubs on Sunday because of irritation in his right knee ...

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DLD 3/13/08 Can I cheat if I get a doctors note?

Mike Cameron claims he needs "therapeutic exemption" to take banned amphetamines, all because Carlos Beltran has a hard head.   "I may be fine, but [the test] can't hurt," Cameron told USA Today....

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Tommy Kelly is getting PAID

Kelly signs seven-year, $50.5 million contract with Raiders The Oakland Raiders stepped forward Thursday on the eve of free agency and signed Tommy Kelly to the largest contract ever given to a...

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Oakland Athletics 2008. What did we lose, and why are we going to be so bad??

Looking at BBG's front page Diary Fanpost, and other posts from A's fans, and baseball writers in general.  I wanted to know, what we really lost this offseason that can't be replaced.  Is Nick's...

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Fabian Washington arrested in Florida

NFL player faces domestic battery chargeFabian M. Washington, 25, a cornerback for the Raiders, is accused of grabbing his live-in girlfriend from behind during a dispute Tuesday night at their...

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DLD 2/19/08 Nothing clever to say

Well after everyone else loathed doing a DLD in the new AN, I will give it a shot, so now I can blame my screw ups on new AN, not my incompetency. Looks like Rich Harden has survived 2 straight...

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DLD 2/8/08??? Why not!

Reported by Melissa Lockard of Athletics.scout.com.   Over the past several weeks, the Oakland A’s have inked five international free agents: Robin Rosario, Jensi Peralta, Anderson Fortuna, Wilkin...

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DLD 2/4/08 Super Bowl is over!!!!! We all know what's next.

With the Superbowl over Pitchers and Catchers are just over the horizon. Tom Brady is not Super on this day, and Belicheck can't tell time. http://myespn.go.com/blogs/hashmarks... h...

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Saunders has accepted OC postion with

the Rams.  If Al plans on firing Kiffin, I hope he doesn't do the same stupid shit and wait until noone acceptable is available. Saunders, who signed a three-year contract, will call the plays next...

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Fan Fest, are you going and where will you be?

Who all is going to Fanfest this year.  I am taking my son again, and would like to say hi to some of the faceless names on AN.  Last year, I briefly met Zonis at the Fan Fest.  He had his name on...

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DLD 1/21/08 Thank You Dr. King

Blez, This is not going to be at all baseball related, and if you feel it needs to be deleted, I will have no objections. As an African-American male, today has as much significance to me, as any...

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DLD 1/18/08 Non Baseball Edition

With the Hot Stove basically frozen, lets look at the rest of this strange world we live in. Burglar finds corpse and calls police "He called to say he'd just broken into a flat and found a dead...

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DLD 1/14/08 What the s**t, we have no more grit.

First Jason Kendall, now Mark Kotsay.  The Oakland A's have now gone from gritty, to what some are expecting, shi**y.  Pending a physical, which shouldn't amount to anything serious considering the...

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Rob Ryan is gone

ALAMEDA -- Lane Kiffin admitted Monday that he miscalculated the strength of the Oakland Raiders defense, which is one reason why Rob Ryan will be officially out as defensive coordinator sometime...

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DLD 12/26/07 Christmas Hangover?

Well I hope everyone had a wonderful Holiday, whichever one you celebrate, or if you don't celebrate, just enjoyed a day off with the family.  There isn't much going on in A's ville, but Mark Prior...

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DLD 12/18/07 Where could Blanton end up?

It looks like the Mariners are going to give Carlos Silva 44 Million, for 4 years. For the Mariners, the signing of Silva would put them halfway toward their goal of adding two starting pitchers...

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Justin Fargas done for the year?

It looks like Justin will not be back, with a sprained MCL, but they believe it won't require surgery.  Now the Bush, not on the 53 man looks a lot worse than it did, when we said how stupid it was...

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Real A's news: A's resign Calero

After non tendering him, the A's have resigned Kiko Calero. The Oakland A's today announced that they have agree to terms with right-handed pitcher Kiko Calero on a one-year contract. Calero was...

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DLD 12/10/07 Are we on the verge, of being on the verge.

It is 2 weeks until Christmas, and Billy Beane usually does his bargain shopping around this time.  We of course have the Bonds topic, and we have trades for Blanton, and Haren, and anyone else on...

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Who needs Bonds, when we can have Piazza back

For some unknown asinine reason, the A's offered Mike Piazza arbitration.  They also offered it to Stewart.  I can understand Stewart, to some degree, since he was the most consistent hitter the...

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