Tag archive for ‘Oakland A’s’
By Rocco Constantino On Monday, August 7th, 2017
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Examining the Trade that Brought Don Baylor to the Twins and a World Series to Minnesota

  On the morning of August 7, baseball fans across the country woke up to the news that Don Baylor, one of the most respected baseball figures for the better part of the past four decades, had died of cancer. More...

By Rocco Constantino On Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
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50 Years Ago Today, The Mets Made A Colossal Draft Mistake

New York Mets fans, close your eyes. Take yourself back to October 13, 1973.  The Mets were in the World Series taking on the Oakland A’s.  Picture the legendary Willie Mays, standing in center field More...

By Collin Budd On Monday, June 1st, 2015
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Vol 7: AL West Weekly Wrapup

A weekly installment here at Baseball Hot Corner, here are some of the happenings from around the AL West from the seventh week of the season Houston Astros The Astros have appeared to cool off quite a bit since More...

By Collin Budd On Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
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Vol 6: AL West Weekly Wrapup

A weekly installment here at Baseball Hot Corner, here are some of the happenings from around the AL West from the fifth week of the season Houston Astros After a disappointing previous week, the Houston Astros More...

By Collin Budd On Monday, May 11th, 2015
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Vol 5: AL West Weekly Recap

A weekly installment here at Baseball Hot Corner, here is some of the happenings from around the AL West from the fifth week of the season Houston Astros After an incredibly hot start to the season, the Astros More...

By Collin Budd On Monday, May 4th, 2015
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Vol 4: AL West Weekly Recap

A weekly installment here at Baseball Hot Corner, here is some of the happenings from around the AL Central from the fourth week of the season Houston Astros The Houston Astros continue to be the most surprising More...

By Collin Budd On Monday, April 27th, 2015
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Vol 3: AL West Weekly Wrap-Up

A weekly installment here at Baseball Hot Corner, here is some of the happenings from around the AL West from the third week of the season. Houston Astros An early season surprise, the Houston Astros, are the only More...

By Marc Keller On Saturday, April 25th, 2015
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Seattle Mariners Prospect Profile: Austin Wilson

If you read through my game notes (click her to view) that I took when I attended the Stockton Ports (Oakland A’s Single-A affiliate) v. Bakersfield Blaze (Seattle Mariners Single-A affiliate) game on Wednesday More...

By Matthew Roberts On Friday, April 3rd, 2015
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Josh Hamilton Dodges Discipline Bullet

As my bio makes clear, I am a long-time, die-hard fan of the Texas Rangers. So writing about Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton is a sensitive subject for me. On the one hand, I adored him during More...

By Marc Keller On Thursday, March 12th, 2015
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Chicago Cubs Prospect Profile:  Addison Russell

I’m just going to be blunt:  Addison Russell will be a superstar.  Period!  While I may not be going out on a limb here as Russell is already considered a very-highly touted prospect, after watching play in-person More...

By Marc Keller On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
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Jason Giambi Calls It A Career

Five-time All-Star and former 2000 AL MVP winner Jason Giambi calls it a career and announced his retirement Monday after 20-years of playing Major League Baseball.  The left-handed first baseman was a second-round More...

Mark Mulder
By Wayne Cavadi On Monday, January 12th, 2015
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Mark Mulder Making A Comeback… Again?

It’s hard to believe but we may have not heard the last from one-time Oakland A’s All Star Mark Mulder. Jerry Crasnick of ESPN tweeted earlier today that Mulder is still pondering the possibility of pitching More...

By Kenny Bristow On Saturday, January 3rd, 2015
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Why Mark McGwire Should Be Inducted Into The Hall Of Fame

One of the most controversial figures in MLB history goes into his 9th year of eligibility for the Hall of Fame in 2015. With only six tries remaining, his annual shrinking percentage of votes to get in, and the More...

Brett Lawrie
By Jacob Jordan On Tuesday, December 30th, 2014
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Did The A’s Really Give Away Their Team?

Brett Lawrie, the biggest prize of the A’s offseason activity The Oakland Athletics have had the baseball world in a frenzy this off-season. They traded All Star first baseman Brandon Moss, one of their most More...

Derek Norris
By Marc Keller On Friday, December 19th, 2014
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Oakland A’s Unload Another All-Star, Trade Derek Norris

The Oakland A’s unload yet another All-Star this offseason by trading All-Star catcher Derek Norris and minor league pitcher Seth Streich to the San Diego Padres for right-handed starting pitcher Jesse Hahn More...








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