1999 Oakland Athletics

Throwback Thursday: The 1999 Oakland Athletics

Justin Gorman takes a look back at the underachieving 1999 Oakland Athletics, focusing on two sluggers who had career years and are often forgotten.

Rulebook 101: Unconventional Force Play at First

Brandon Magee explains why a force play at first was called correctly after the application of instant replay and the rulebook.

Minor League Report 8/12/16: Second Double No-No?

Brandon Magee chronicles a night in which two teams went deep into the game for a possible second double no-no of the season for the minor leagues.

Pitching Profile: Oakland Athletics Starter Rich Hill

The Oakland Athletics are an organization that has found itself bargain shopping thanks to its small-market status. General manager Billy Beane has done an admirable job fielding competitive teams and, despite a shaky start to the 2016 season, he...

Sonny Gray versus Xander Bogaerts

Sometimes a game can come down to one at-bat, whether the hitter strikes out or lifts his team with a big home run an entire season can hinge on one swing. Ian York breaks down the Sonny Gray versus Xander Bogaerts at-bat,...

Gauging The Value Of Starter Sonny Gray

After a less than stellar 2015 season, Dave Dombrowski and the Boston Red Sox are in need of a front-line pitcher. The free agent market offers David Price, Johnny Cueto, and Zack Greinke, among others. Shane Liss-Riordan takes a...

The Island of Misfit Teams: The Elimination of the Oakland Athletics

It’s September, and that means the playoff races are heating up in Major League Baseball. However, not everyone makes it to the promised land. Tom Wright tells us what went right and what went wrong in the elimination of...

Oakland Athletics Third Baseman Brett Lawrie: Buy or Sell?

It is a good time of the year for fantasy baseball managers to take a look at the team they have and figure out what they need and where their team stands. AJ Andree looks at Oakland Athletics Third Baseman Brett...

The Trade Records of Dan Duquette and Billy Beane

General managers have a whole lot on their plates. They build a team from the manager to the bullpen catcher. However, the most exciting thing they can do is make trades and fans, and media alike, love to judge...

Billy Beane has Revamped the A’s with Bold Moves

Billy Beane is a bold man. After the 2014 season, the long-time steward of the Oakland Athletics made drastic changes to a playoff team. Cheryl Wright compares the 2015 A's to last year's team to determine if the new club can be more successful than...

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