Tag Archives: Oakland A’s

Weekly Hit Ground Ball: The race is on

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

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Scorecards in Action: Jon Lester’s debut for the A’s

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

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Weekly Hit Ground Ball: Dizzying deadline day

MLB’s trade deadline lived up to the hype

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Weekly Hit Ground Ball: Second half begins

With the All-Star festivities behind us, the unofficial ‘second half’ of the MLB season begins

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Weekly Hit Ground Ball: Making a choice

The Oakland A’s have rolled the dice

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Weekly Hit Ground Ball: Gwynn, Kershaw and more

A legend passes, whilst another pitches a no-hitter

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Weekly Hit Ground Ball: Precious Porter

Those fabled old ‘unwritten rules’ of baseball frequently come along and cause confusion

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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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