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  1. Life as a player for the Oakland 'Mathletics'

    Sean Doolittle, Special to Insider

    Baseball is a game of numbers, and we at the Oakland Athletics keep track of everything. From the number of hits in a given number of at-bats to the number of runs allowed to the number of stolen bases, there are numbers for evaluating every aspect o...

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  2. A's built for October, Sox for 2015

    Keith Law

    Strange as it seems, the 2014 A's don't lack offense, so they could afford to part with a player as productive as Yoenis Cespedes in a deal that makes the team better overall. Even if Jason Hammel hadn't had one of the worst four-start stretches ...

    Blog | July 31, 2014
  3. Fantasy baseball - Analyzing the value of Chicago Cubs shortstop ...

    Christopher Crawford

    Christopher Crawford takes a closer look at the long-term fantasy potential of new Cubs prospects Addison Russell and Billy McKinney.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2014
  4. Timelines dictate massive Cubs-A's deal

    Keith Law

    The A's have added a huge injection of both quality and depth into their rotation, but it does come at a cost -- their last two first-round picks, both excellent prospects right now, who will boost a Cubs system that was already among the top five in...

    Blog | July 04, 2014
  5. Oakland A's hurlers achieving unusual success - MLB

    Mike Petriello

    Mike Petriello explains why the A's are enjoying unusual success from their staff of young hurlers.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2014
  6. Washington Nationals and Oakland Athletics embracing a smarter ki...

    Mike Petriello

    Mike Petriello surveys the MLB landscape in 2014 and sees more teams adopting a smarter kind of "small ball."

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2014
  7. Picking division and award winners

    Keith Law

    Keith Law offers up his win-loss predictions for all 30 teams and winners for the six major postseason awards. Furthermore, explanations for each team are included, along with notes on key players or possible impact call-ups. Award predictions follow...

    Blog | March 29, 2014
  8. Oakland A's GM Billy Beane found old trend that works like magic ...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating writes that A's GM Billy Beane is at the forefront of another new trend in baseball -- which is actually an old trend in baseball. But it works, well, like magic.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2014
  9. Oakland A's GM Billy Beane found old trend that works like magic ...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating writes that A's GM Billy Beane is at the forefront of another new trend in baseball -- which is actually an old trend in baseball. But it works, well, like magic.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2014
  10. Complete guide to 2014 prospect rankings

    Keith Law

    Now that the 2014 preseason top prospect package is complete, here are links to all of the rankings, videos, podcasts and chat wraps. Top 100 prospects * Index | Prospects No. 1-50 | Prospects 51-00 * 10 who just missed * Top 20...

    Blog | February 11, 2014
  11. Anderson a sensible snag for Rockies

    Keith Law

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- The trade for Brett Anderson is exactly the kind of deal the Colorado Rockies should be making -- rolling the dice on a pitcher with some upside, accepting the risk as the price they have to pay to get someone whose stuff an...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  12. Michael Choice a nice snag for Rangers

    Keith Law

    The Oakland Athletics traded some long-term value for short-term value in acquiring outfielder Craig Gentry and right-hander Josh Lindblom from the Texas Rangers, but the Rangers walk away with a potential everyday player in outfield prospect Michae...

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  13. Tigers make a mistake in strategy

    Keith Law

    Viewed in a vacuum, the Tigers just misdiagnosed their bullpen problem as an isolated issue with the ninth inning rather than a lack of depth or quality across the board. Signing Joe Nathan to a two-year deal isn't excessive, as he probably has at le...

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  14. Kazmir a shrewd investment for A's

    Keith Law

    The Oakland Athletics probably have outgrown their reputation as a team operating on a shoestring that forces them to shop in the bargain bin during free agency and in the trade market, as they've handed out a few larger deals -- such as the four-yea...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  15. Who looked best in Arizona Fall League

    Keith Law

    I miss living in Arizona for many reasons, but one is the loss of easy access to the Arizona Fall League. This year, I just had a four-day, eight-game trip to scout the many prospects in that circuit. I did get to see every team's BP and two-thirds o...

    Blog | October 14, 2013
  16. Royals punished by CBA; LDS picks

    Keith Law

    By the standards of their own recent history, the Royals had a very successful season. The team won 86 games, their best record since 1989, and they outscored their opponents on a season for the first time since 1991. Their two biggest offseason acqu...

    Blog | October 03, 2013