Los Angeles Angels Will See Clear Benefit from Hitting Coach Don Baylor
Don Baylor

Everyone that knows anything about the Los Angeles Angels knows that they really bombed offensively this season. Mike Trout was greater than the year before and Mark Trumbo was solid as was Howie Kendrick. Still they just didn’t get the […]

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OAKLAND ATHLETICS

Derek Norris will battle to keep his job as the Athletics' primary catcher. (Rick Osentoski - USA Today Sports)

Interestingly enough, the Oakland Athletics used three different catchers for pretty large chunks of the season. Derek Norris and John Jaso for example, both played in at least 70 games in 2013. The fact that the team used three different catchers means that those catchers are […]

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Addison Russell Spring Training

If you talk about shortstops and the Oakland Athletics, you are going to find yourself talking about top prospect Addison Russell. It seems like forever that he has been the big name shortstop on the way for the A’s but […]

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Eric O'Flaherty

Any time a team signs a player that has been off with a serious injury there is clear risk involved. The deal the Oakland Athletics just signed with lefty reliever Eric O’Flaherty however is about as good of a deal […]

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Oakland Athletics

Rage no more. The Oakland Athletics and Jim Johnson have agreed to a one-year, $10 million deal to avoid arbitration. The presence of Johnson in the ninth inning transforms the A’s bullpen into the best in the game. Johnson was […]

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Since taking over in 2009 as an interim GM, Mike Rizzo has turned the Washington Nationals from the biggest joke in baseball to a perennial playoff and World Series contender. Their 86-76 record in 2013 — a more than respectable […]

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Grant Balfour

When the Oakland Athletics‘ 2013 season came to a close, the spotlight immediately shined down upon Athletics general manager Billy Beane. Now, Oakland’s front office has been made famous over the year courtesy of the popular movie “Moneyball,” but Beane’s […]

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Baltimore Orioles Very Confident in Ability to Sign Grant Balfour

There are still several teams interested in closer Grant Balfour. The Baltimore Orioles are leading the charge and appear to be the favorites to land the veteran. Balfour is considered to be the top closer left available in free agency. […]

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