The A's never really felt at home in the Coliseum anyway.
Barry Zito might be headed to the Giants, but if you're an A's fan, it could just as well be anywhere. It couldn't matter less.
They spent money on veterans. They stuck with their manager. Add it up and the A's are playoff-bound, just with a slightly different formula.
Though not as weighty as Yankees-Red Sox, the brewing Angels-A's rivalry bears watching, especially this week.
The A's triumvirate of Mulder, Zito and Hudson have struggled since the All-Star break, but can still come up big this weekend against the Angels.
The Hot Stove has kept the East Coast comfy this winter, leaving places such as L.A. and San Francisco out in the cold.
For every 10 teams out there crying poor, there is at least one owner willing to break the bank.
A's owner Steve Schott has gotten a little ahead of himself in his negotiations with Miguel Tejada.