Tag Archives: Oakland A’s

Weekly Hit Ground Ball: Injury prevention

It makes you wonder if there is a fundamental inevitability at play. Is it simply a biological fact that the structure of a human elbow (and shoulder) doesn’t marry up well with the demands of a repeated high velocity overarm throwing action?

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Weekly Hit Ground Ball: Spring Training begins

We’re into March already and whilst some may be left wondering how the first two months of the year have flown by, us baseball fans have no need to get weighed down by such trivialities.

March means Spring Training, which means baseball is finally back for another year after the long winter months

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Offseason so far: AL West

We complete a round-up of the offseason so far in the American League by reviewing the comings and goings from the AL West division.

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Rounding the Bases: More deals

Seattle welcomes their new second baseman

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Rounding the Bases: Deals completed with more on the way

Catching up on the MLB transaction news ahead of the Winter Meetings

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Rounding the Bases

Arguably the biggest news of the past week has been the surprise announcement that the Braves are planning to leave Turner Field for a new facility 10 miles away, with the projected opening being in 2017

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Weekly Hit Ground Ball: Hope in Spring

6 players who enter MLB Spring Training with 2012 a vivid memory

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Colon coming back again

What should we make of the A’s decision to re-sign Bartolo Colon?

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A Thursday feast of playoff baseball

There are four MLB games this evening

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Can the A’s go all the way?

I’ve checked the standings on MLB.com several times throughout the day just to check I hadn’t dreamt the news. The Oakland A’s have made it into the playoffs, securing at least a berth in the Wild Card game by defeating the Texas Rangers 4-3 on Monday night

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