Wednesday May 8
Deconstructing the Need for Change Part 1
This is the first of a multi-part series, where I explore some of the more pressing issues facing the Oakland Athletics.
How Much Rope For Eric Sogard?
Eric Sogard was the darling of the Cactus League for the Oakland Athletics, hovering somewhere around the .500 mark with his batting average and looking like a guy who figured things out finally.
BTF's Baseball Primer
Can anyone explain why the A's are good?
The 2011 Oakland A's offense was, in a word, inept. As a team, the Athletics hit .244/.311/.369. They finished 20th in runs scored and 24th in home runs.
Wire sports briefs: Cats edge Aces behind Straily
Dan Straily gave up just one unearned run in his third Triple-A start of the season, leading the Sacramento River Cats to a 3-1 win over the Reno Aces at Raley Field.
Poole: What happened to Jemile Weeks?
There is an intriguing mystery in the corridors of the Oakland Coliseum, curling through the A's clubhouse and spawning theories among A's fans, baseball observers and scouts who study the game.