The Oakland A’s General Manager Billy Beane has described players as “blocks of ice”. Does that mean Josh Donaldson is melting more quickly than we may think?
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Potential ‘163 games’ make for thrilling final day
After close to thirty years spent languishing between false hope and no hope, fans of the Kansas City Royals have entered this September in an unfamiliar competitive position
Jon Lester’s debut for the Oakland A’s on Saturday against the Kansas City Royals seemed like a good excuse to get a scorecard and some colour pens out and to score along with a game
MLB’s trade deadline lived up to the hype
With the All-Star festivities behind us, the unofficial ‘second half’ of the MLB season begins
The Oakland A’s have rolled the dice
A legend passes, whilst another pitches a no-hitter
Those fabled old ‘unwritten rules’ of baseball frequently come along and cause confusion
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?