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For the better part of recent memory, the Oakland Athletics have been desperately trying to find a way to build a new stadium, and for a while San Jose has been their best hope.
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In 1966, the Kansas City Athletics were known mostly for supplying talent to the American league powerhouses, especially the New York Yankees .
Below are Jaso's season stats. Things to like are the BB% and the OBP. Of players with at least 240 PA, Jaso's BB% is 5th best.
The Oakland Athletics acquired AL saves leader Jim Johnson from the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night as a replacement for All-Star closer Grant Balfour.
It's not the worst deal in the world. It would come as no surprise if Kazmir does well in Oakland.
Kansas City's DH/1B is on the trading block, and it's December, so let's speculate about whether or not he would be a good target for the A's! It's December, and a shady guy in an alley just introduced me to my first couple hits of sweet, sweet, hot stove transaction heroin on Monday and Tuesday, and now I want more.
In an effort to be less moronic, Major League Baseball has ratified some new rules.
Some say it was the beards and team chemistry that led the Red Sox to win the World Series last month.
That's the off-season state of the Texas Rangers. While the Prince Fielder acquisition of two weeks ago added a needed piece, it didn't change the club's ongoing urgency.
If those independent league road trips weren't humbling enough for Scott Kazmir, starting over from square one with his delivery and mechanics sure did the trick.
A's general manager Billy Beane enjoys pushing baseball's boundaries, but there are baseball truisms that he doesn't question.
In the last 48 hours, the Oakland A's have been quite active, setting themselves up nicely to finally advance past the American League Division Series for only the second time since Billy Beane became general manager.
We've heard a lot of reaction and opinion regarding the Jim Johnson trade late Monday night around Birdland.
Also, for the first time since anybody can remember, the Oakland A's seem to be making some serious moves this offseason.