Monthly Archives: September 2006

One Hit

It was discouraging to see the A’s stop hitting, even though the last couple of games have been meaningless.  It’s hard to imagine the Cardinals blowing it against Milwaukee now, and Detroit’s got to win against Kansas City this weekend. … Continue reading

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Can’t Believe the Cardinals

It was kind of a shame that the A’s couldn’t give Zito the runs he needed to win in his last regular season game.  I wonder if the Cardinals are really going to choke away that huge lead they had … Continue reading

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Cinderella Man

I was somewhat disappointed that Jason Windsor did not pitch better for the A’s last night, even if the game wasn’t too meaningful.  His ERA is now 6.59.  I guess we’re looking at a home playoff game in Oakland on … Continue reading

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At Long Last

After three days of torturing us, the A’s finally won their division championship last week.  I stayed up to watch highlights and interviews.  I don’t think I’ve ever heard so many cliches uttered: "We overcame adversity," "This is a great … Continue reading

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Blowing a Chance

I could not understand how the A’s could blow a six-run lead against a last-place team last night.  Loaiza didn’t help by giving up those two runs with that last home run, and Bradley made a horrible decision on that … Continue reading

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Polysyllabic Spree

Today I got the copy of Nick Hornby’s "The Polysyllabic Spree" that I put on reserve.  I wonder if I can concentrate on reading it, with a Monday Night Football game on tonight, plus "Prison Break," not to mention the … Continue reading

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Magic Number: Still 2

The large crowd at the Oakland Coliseum was ready to celebrate, but the A’s had a tough time hitting against another pitcher named Santana.  At least I got a nice-looking set of player cards out of the day.  We have … Continue reading

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