the insurgent OAKLAND A's of 2018

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Three games behind Seattle.

Khris Davis has hit 106 HRs since the start of 2016, 3 behind the leader Giancarlo Stanton. (h/t NY Times)

the ignatius rock of ignorance (Dr Morbius), Friday, 20 July 2018 18:12 (four months ago) Permalink

If Treinen and Trivino can keep it up. And Edwin Jackson! I think Trevor Cahill is a legit starter, don't know why other teams didn't want him this year.

timellison, Friday, 20 July 2018 19:36 (four months ago) Permalink

i was really confused this morning when the radio guys mentioned Cahill and Brett Anderson, like did i just go back in time???

brimstead, Friday, 20 July 2018 20:33 (four months ago) Permalink

there's a pretty cool a's exhibit at the Oakland Museum rn

http://museumca.org/exhibit/homegrown-heroes-oaklands-50

reggae mike love (polyphonic), Friday, 20 July 2018 20:49 (four months ago) Permalink

Familia with two innings in debut, A's win in the tenth.

timellison, Monday, 23 July 2018 02:28 (four months ago) Permalink

Cahill against Detroit - 6 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 10 K

timellison, Monday, 6 August 2018 09:09 (four months ago) Permalink

4 back of Astros

timellison, Monday, 6 August 2018 09:15 (four months ago) Permalink

2.5 behind NYY for WC1

a Mets fan who gave up on everything in the mid '80s (Dr Morbius), Monday, 6 August 2018 11:07 (four months ago) Permalink

and 12-4 since All-Star break

a Mets fan who gave up on everything in the mid '80s (Dr Morbius), Monday, 6 August 2018 15:21 (four months ago) Permalink

Ramon Laureano

pic.twitter.com/KpAW2hViEJ

— A's on NBCS (@NBCSAthletics) August 12, 2018

a Mets fan who gave up on everything in the mid '80s (Dr Morbius), Sunday, 12 August 2018 14:52 (four months ago) Permalink

2.5 behind astros now (and Seattle is only 4 back)

Michael F Gill, Monday, 13 August 2018 00:07 (four months ago) Permalink

all tied up

mookieproof, Saturday, 18 August 2018 22:41 (three months ago) Permalink

Cahill!

timellison, Sunday, 19 August 2018 07:06 (three months ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...

3.5 behind Stanks

need a sweep here

a Mets fan who gave up on everything in the mid '80s (Dr Morbius), Tuesday, 4 September 2018 00:42 (three months ago) Permalink

if only they could face CC everyday

mookieproof, Tuesday, 4 September 2018 00:46 (three months ago) Permalink

2 behind NYY, close as they've been all year? With Manaea gone, they could really use that WC game in the Alameda Toilet Bowl.

a Mets fan who gave up on everything in the mid '80s (Dr Morbius), Wednesday, 12 September 2018 06:29 (three months ago) Permalink

Sleepy:

The A's lead all of baseball in position player WAR. What a world.

Jeff Sullivan:

In the second half they have a wRC+ of 121. No one else is above 110

It's been quiet, but the discovery of Ramon Laureano and the understandable turnaround of Stephen Piscotty have been enormous

It's no fun to analyze a situation like Piscotty's, since he's been through more than most people could imagine, but holy hell has he ever been good

a Mets fan who gave up on everything in the mid '80s (Dr Morbius), Wednesday, 12 September 2018 18:10 (three months ago) Permalink

One behind the Evils. Pretty good for a team with no starting rotation.

a Mets fan who gave up on everything in the mid '80s (Dr Morbius), Thursday, 13 September 2018 11:12 (three months ago) Permalink

this is good: https://deadspin.com/oakland-as-fans-love-their-team-but-dont-trust-its-own-1828871835

mookieproof, Thursday, 20 September 2018 17:50 (two months ago) Permalink

“They poisoned the well, and since they didn’t move, they now have to drink from it,” says David Peters, aka “Bleacher Dave,” who’s been going to games since 1970. “You get the attendance you deserve.”

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Thursday, 20 September 2018 18:27 (two months ago) Permalink

dudes are raking today

reggae mike love (polyphonic), Thursday, 20 September 2018 21:35 (two months ago) Permalink

helped by some terrible defense by the angels

na (NA), Thursday, 20 September 2018 21:38 (two months ago) Permalink

you don't see position players pitching in September too often, especially in the 7th inning

reggae mike love (polyphonic), Thursday, 20 September 2018 22:39 (two months ago) Permalink

Lost their first game when leading after 7 of the year last night, and it likely sank their shot at hosting the WC game.

a Mets fan who gave up on everything in the mid '80s (Dr Morbius), Wednesday, 26 September 2018 15:12 (two months ago) Permalink


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