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theblackpearl

  • joined Feb 11, 2008
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WWMD--- What Will Macha Do

The A's start spring training with no perceived roster issues, unless they decide on an extra outfielder, versus Scutaro, or Perez, but that choice can be made anytime during the year.  With that...

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Redsox go cookoo for Coco Crisp

The Red Sox will send a package including reliever Guillermo Mota and prospect Andy Marte to the Indians. Is Coco really worth THIS much.  Red Sox are getting Desperate h...

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Steroid Controversy, It's not just for baseball

anymore.  Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Bryan Berard never had a chance to make the United States Olympic hockey team. Citing undisclosed sources, TSN of Canada reported on its Web site Thursday...

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DLD 1-3-06 If Tejada isn't happy, I'll go to Pittsburgh

With all of Miggys complaining about how bad it is.  How does he expect anyone else to want to come to Baltimore.  Jeremy must think that way Report: Burnitz close to deal with Pirates, not O's h...

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Let's bring back a little sports discussion.

Enough talkong bad about each other and the CGV, lets take our anger out on Dave Delgrande.  In his new article he predicts the Giants to break the Bay Area playoff drought.  Here are 2 comments...

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First Major Leaguer to ADMIT to taking steroids

Matt Lawton admitted to Steroids.  Every other player to get caught has blamed it on everything except my dog ate my steroids.  Matt Lwaton, thoutgh, stands up and admits he took steroids. Matt...

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Tejada for Prior?

Ken Rosenthal has had the inside track among trade scoop this summer, so here is another one, he is reporting. Cubs after Tejada, could move Prior. The Cubs, aggressively pursuing a blockbuster...

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Morris or Loaiza

Those who say they don't like the Loaiza deal, because of an average pitcher getting $7 Million dollars a year, Look at these comparison stats                H9     BB9    SO9   VORP    BABIP Matt...

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John how about a Prospect retro for each

league award winners, as they are anounced?, and maybe a crystal ball for the ROY winners.                                                                                                          ...

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King Felix's brother is Compensation to Braves

for Leo Mazzone. ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Braves on Friday acquired right-handed pitcher Moises Hernandez from the Baltimore Orioles as compensation for Baltimore signing Mazzone. Hernandez, 21,...

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What is wrong with the City of Oakland??

They don't want a new stadium, they apparently don't want a Super Walmart, which I heard they vetoed some time ago, and now they don't want a Costco.  How do they think they are going to revive the...

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Because Bill King would want it that way.

In the "Show must go on" type of way.  I will be the first to bring the topic back to baseball, since Bill would want it that way, he didn't clamor for glory but his presence overpowered all. In...

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This is a Minor League Blog, but I wanted to say

Goodbye to a great annnounceer, who started in the Minors, and was one of the best announcers I've ever heard.  Rest In Paace Bill King, Voice of the Oakland A's, Golden State Warriorsm and Oakland...

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$18,000 for a glove?

How stupid is the fan in Washington, he was offered and autographed jersey, and a new glove, bue he wanted season tickets, PLAYOFF TICKETS, if they make it, and $18,000.  Livan Hernandez sasy no...

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I didn't see a Daily Dump today, but Blez

when you talked to Marcos from the Bee, did he say he was a writer for the A's?  His column today is scathing. No. It's not his team, not his world. It's Beane's. Macha was just a bit player in the...

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He has to write for NBC.COM to praise A's?

This is an excerpt from Neil Hayes, who also writes for the Contra Costa Times, and is always bashing the A's. Eric Chavez wasn't a leader. The guy can hit, no question, even if he is prone to slow...

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Gary Gillette on Steroids in Oakland's past

Billy (oakland): With Canseco Mcguire, and Giambi all with steroid clouds around them,do you think it has anything to do with the A's.  Gary Gillette: (1:50 PM ET ) Yes, it certainly had something...

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Baseball America and Smoak

Jim Callis thinks the A's might sign Smoak in the Summer. Russ (Grass Valley, CA): Jim, Thanks for taking my question. Andre Either, legit prospect or just a guy having a great year? Also, do the...

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Enough about the past, how about the future.

Baseball America has a couple fo notes about 2 Athletic Farmhand pitchers including AN favorite Dallas Braden, who apparently leads the Minors in Win. Righthander Trey Shields didn't get much work...

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Would Beane send Kennedy to Yanks?

The Yankees best starter is now on the DL. NEW YORK (AFP) - Taiwan rookie right-handed pitcher Chien-Ming Wang was placed on Major League Baseball's 15-day disabled list here by the New York...

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First Byrnes question in chat

This si the first Byrnes question I've seen in the chats today, He must know something about Q that we don't, I think he is a journeyman major leauger Gene (Houston): As an A's fan, please explain...

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No respect from our own site.

If you look at the Atheltics official site, down at the bottom the have season high points, and it says YANKEES' TOP PERFORMANCE h...

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A's sign Lansford

The A's have signed Jared Lansford, and he is headed to the Arizona Rookie league http://oakland.athletics.mlb.com/NASApp/mlb/news/press_releases/press_release.jsp?ymd=20050707&c...

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Daric Barton v. Javier Herrera

Javier Herrera has been named to the world team for the futures game, which gives the A's one on each side. Minor notes: Daric Barton, the minor-leaguer in the trade that sent Mark Mulder to St....

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Daric Barton promoted

DAric Barton pinch hit, and played first base for the Oakland A's AA team Midland Rockhounds.  In typical Barton, and Athletic style he was 1-1 with a walk, and scored a run.                      ...

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Duke the ALL-STAR

Justin Duchsherer has been named to the All Star Team http://oakland.athletics.mlb.com/NASApp/mlb/news/article.jsp?ymd=20050703&content_id=1113875& ;vkey=news_oak&fext=.jsp&c_id=oak                ...

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Pitcher to Outfielder, Outfielder to Pitcher

THe Cardinals and the A's , not only had the players trade, they both had players switch positions.  Rick Ankiel, went from Pitcher to Outfielder, because he could hit better than he was pitching....

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Want to really get optimistic?

With a GREAT series versus the Palehose, and bad series from a couple of other teams. We can move ahead of 3 teams in the wild card this weekend/  AL Wild Card Team GB Orioles - Twins ½ Indians 1 ½ ...

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Best Defensive player on A's

On the Oaklandathletics.com site there is a poll for the best defensive player on the A's.  Chavy and Kotsay are running 1 and 2, and Byrnes is 3rd in fron of Scoot and Croz.  Which one of you AN...

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The Empire Strikes Back

The Boss is not happy.  What do you think George will try to do? From ESPN.com Team executives are due in Tampa, Fla., on Tuesday for meetings with the Boss that could be a prelude to trades aimed...

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