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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 »

Hardly A Hiro: Nakajima Has Been Huge Disappointment for Oakland Athletics

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When the Oakland Athletics signed Japanese shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima, they envisioned Nakajima to be a Cespedes like import who would spark the A’s offense. A’s manager Bob Melvin was so confident in Nakajima that he even anointed Nakajima as the starting shortstop before the season started. However, it soon became apparent that Nakajima had no business being a member of ... Read More »

The Jemile Weeks Conundrum

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  From the moment Jemile Weeks first donned the Green and Gold jersey of the Oakland Athletics he became a fan favorite. Weeks flashy play and lightning speed brought about a new style of play, that A’s fans hadn’t  seen in years from a middle infielder. Longtime second baseman Mark Ellis became expendable because of Weeks hot start with the ... Read More »

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