A "genius" label is difficult to sustain in baseball, but A's GM Billy Beane manages to remain on top of the sport's Mensa list, writes Jim Caple.
Eric Chavez calls it one of the least-talented teams Oakland has sent to the playoffs, but these A's are going to the ALCS.
Frank Thomas continued his remarkable comeback season by powering the A's to a win in their Division Series opener.
From beginning to end, the Red Sox and A's played a storybook series.
Oakland's win in Game 1 of the ALDS was a classic that kept fans on both coasts awake well into the evening.
With the A's deciding against re-signing Miguel Tejada, Eric Chavez could be the player they decide to keep.
The fact that the A's do not have the money to sign Miguel Tejada is no surprise.