Tag Archives: AL West

Oakland A’s podcast with Jerry Feitelberg: A’s rolling good enough to catch Houston in second half

July 11, 2019

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Photo credit: bleacherreport.com On the A’s podcast with Jerry Feitelberg: #1 Jerry, the A’s are opening the second half of the season with a record of 50-41. They for a good part of the first half were a team in last place in the A.L. West. What were some of the factors that lifted them […]

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Oakland A’s Feature: Home and Away

April 17, 2019

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Photo credit: Sports Graphic Number of Bungeishunjū Ltd. By Lewis Rubman SRS Contributor March 17, 2019 OAKLAND — MLB is a game of ambivalence, paradox, constant decision making, and frequent boredom, interspersed with excitement, tension, and brief flashes of indescribable beauty, in which young men with short careers toil in their craft or sullen art, […]

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A’s Rally Just Short in 8-5 Loss to Angels

September 28, 2018

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Photo credit: @athletics_fanly By Matthew Harrington The opener concept officially backfired for the Oakland A’s Friday night in Anaheim despite the offense’s best attempt at a trademark eighth inning rally. Following an 8-5 loss to the Halos, A’s manager Bob Melvin has some tweaking to do with his pitching staff with just two days left […]

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That’s Amaury News and Commentary: Angels Manager Mike Scioscia Likely to Say Goodbye

September 20, 2018

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Photo credit: sbnation.com By: Amaury Pi-González OAKLAND, Calif. — Chances are very good that this week was the last time we will see Angels manager Mike Scioscia as manager with the Angels at the Oakland Coliseum. During their last home stand of the season and during the penultimate game at Angel Stadium on Saturday, September […]

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Laureano Better Than Big Mac, Canseco in A’s 8-4 Win over Texas

September 7, 2018

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Photo credit: @SportingGreenSF By: Matthew Harrington OAKLAND–Just think where the Oakland Athletics might be if they’d called Ramon Laureano up sooner. Maybe a 3.5 game division deficit is actually a division lead at this time. The 24 year old rookie has won games for the A’s with his glove, his arm, his baserunning and his […]

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A’s to host Rangers in weekend series starting Friday night

September 6, 2018

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Photo credit: markmoneyhoffman.com By Jerry Feitelberg The Oakland A’s will host the Texas Rangers at the Coliseum for three games beginning Friday night. It will be the final time the teams will meet this season. The Rangers find themselves in last place in the AL West with a 61-79 record. The Rangers had hoped to have […]

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A’s are “double trouble” for Astros as they win 7-1 and tie Houston for first place

August 18, 2018

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By Charlie O. Mallonee OAKLAND — The Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 7-1 at the Oakland Coliseum on Saturday afternoon and are now tied for first place in the American League West. Fans were in disbelief that the A’s (74-49) were in contention for the Wild Card in the AL, but now, the Green and […]

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A’s win a thriller over Mariners 3-2; close in on first place in the AL West

August 14, 2018

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Photo credit: @Athletics By Jerry Feitelberg OAKLAND — The Oakland A’s won their fourth game in a row as they defeated the Seattle Mariners 3-2 at the Oakland Coliseum in a very close and competitive contest. With the win, coupled with the Houston Astros’ 5-1 loss to the Colorado Rockies, the A’s found themselves just […]

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That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary: AL West: Two different worlds; What do the A’s need?

November 6, 2017

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Photo credit: @biggamerings By: Amaury Pi Gonzalez The American League West now has the World Champion Houston Astros, we can see why the Astros are in outer space and the other four teams are on planet earth. Standings below are enough and clear for anybody to understand. 1 – Houston 101-61 .623 — 2 – […]

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A’s Samardzija “Coming for Blood” With Another Stretch Run Gem

September 22, 2014

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By Matthew T.F. Harrington OAKLAND, Calif. – For the first time since August 25th, the Oakland Athletics’ Jeff Samardzija saw something by his name Monday night he hadn’t seen in a while; a W. “This last month has been fun for me,” said Samardzija, thrilled on being in a playoff race despite a recent lack […]

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