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The Resurrection: Michael Ynoa Out To Prove He Is Still A Phenom

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When the 16 year old phenom Michael Ynoa shocked the baseball world by signing with the low budget Oakland Athletics in 2008, many expected Ynoa to become the next great Oakland A’s ace. Some experts even considered Ynoa to be the best Latin American pitching prospect since King Felix Hernandez. General manager Billy Beane broke his money ball mantra by ... Read More »

Oakland Can’t Stop Moving Forward: 4 Trades for 5 Players

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In a 24-hour span executive of the year, Billy Beane and the Oakland Athletics gained 5 new players in 4 separate trades that could finally push the team past the ALDS and the Detroit Tigers in the postseason.  The deal included 4 pitchers and a threat from the outfield, and cost them an infielder, outfielder, and 2 great prospects   ... Read More »

Oakland Holds on to almost all Remaining Arbitration-Eligible Players

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The Oakland A’s recent winning history has given them more spending money for the upcoming season than they are used to and they have showed some of their moves already.  Some wondered how much more the team would change before the beginning of the 2014 season, but the A’s have decided to give all of their remaining free agents contracts. ... Read More »

Scott Kazmir Joins Stellar Pitching Rotation

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Scott Kazmir went from one of the best young talents in the league in 2004 to one of the most disappointing players in the league only 3 years ago, even pushing himself down to triple A ball near his hometown, but after a promising season with the Cleveland Indians last year, he may end up being one of the steals ... Read More »

Athletics Add Depth with Veteran Infielder Nick Punto

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The Oakland Athletics have signed Nick Punto to a one year deal to add more depth to their infield and to the batting order.  Punto spent the majority of his time with the Minnesota Twins but has bounced around the last couple seasons from the St. Louis Cardinals, Boston Red Sox, and the Los Angeles Dodgers.  He is a career ... Read More »

Athletics Sign Former Perfect Game Throwing Pitcher

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The Oakland Athletics have signed right-hander Phillip Humber to a minor league contract and it is expected he will have a chance to make the roster during spring training.  He hasn’t had the greatest career thus far but has shown potential throwing the 21st perfect game in Major League Baseball History for the Chicago White Sox in 2012.  Hopefully with ... Read More »

Cespedes and Reddick get Runner-Ups for the Gold Glove

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On Friday the finalists for the 2013 Rawlings Gold Glove were announced and Yoenis Cespedes was selected for the first time for Left Field and Josh Reddick for the second straight year for Right Field.  While Coco Crisp in center field may not have the strongest arm to throw runners out he has incredible range with his speed and is ... Read More »

Oakland Athletics: Its All Up From Here

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  Yes, the Oakland Athletics lost in game 5 of the ALDS for the second straight year to the Detroit Tigers and it seems like things will never change in Oakland.  But the silver liner of the whole situation is that the A’s have now won 2 straight division titles and they improved from last season to this one.  Only ... Read More »

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