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  1. American League playoff games going on and on and on

    Jim Caple

    How did that 1-0 ALCS game Saturday night last 76 minutes longer than that 1-0 NLCS game Saturday afternoon? Off Base wonders.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2013
  2. Justin Verlander completely dominates Oakland Athletics in Game 5...

    Jim Caple

    Justin Verlander pitched the Tigers to the ALCS, beating the A's in Game 5 of the ALDS for the second straight year, writes Jim Caple.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2013
  3. Oakland Athletics put faith in rookie Sonny Gray in ALDS Game 5

    Jim Caple

    Sonny Gray's spectacular Game 2 performance led A's manager Bob Melvin to start the rookie over veteran Bartolo Colon in Game 5 of the ALDS against Justin Verlander and the Tigers.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2013
  4. Blown scoring chances, fan interference haunt Oakland Athletics i...

    Jim Caple

    The Athletics blew a three-run lead, squandered scoring opportunities and lost a fan interference plea in Tuesday night's series-extending 8-6 loss to the Tigers.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2013
  5. Athletics' ALDS Game 3 victory pushes Tigers to the brink

    Jim Caple

    Things got heated late in ALDS Game 3 as the Athletics pushed the Tigers to the brink with a 6-3 victory.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2013
  6. Stephen Vogt fairly tale comes true for Oakland A's

    Jim Caple

    Stephen Vogt and Sonny Gray? You couldn't make up the stories that sent Oakland over Detroit in Game 2 of their ALDS on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2013
  7. Max Scherzer shows he's Cy Young worthy in Game 1 of ALDS - MLB

    Jim Caple

    Max Scherzer showed why he's the likely AL Cy Young winner in Game 1, writes Jim Caple.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2013
  8. The Off Base Rootability Index to know for whom to cheer in MLB's...

    Jim Caple

    So your team didn't make the playoffs. Is that what's bothering you? Not to worry! The annual Off Base Rootability Index is here to help.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2013
  9. Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers headed back to the ALCS

    Jim Caple

    Justin Verlander went the distance in Game 5 to lead the Tigers past the A's and back to the ALCS.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2012
  10. Oakland Athletics' walk-off victory sets up Game 5 showdown again...

    Jim Caple

    The Athletics have got this walk-off win thing down pat. Now they're only a victory away from advancing to the ALCS, but reigning Cy Young winner Justin Verlander stands in the way.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2012
  11. MLB -- A's avoid sweep with win

    Jim Caple

    You just can't count out the A's and their ability to keep their improbable season going.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2012
  12. Oakland A's are hoping Brett Anderson can come back with a vengea...

    Jim Caple

    Oakland is turning to Brett Anderson, a pitcher who has been on the shelf, to save its season in Game 3 of the ALDS, writes Jim Caple.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2012
  13. A's try to focus despite Lidle tragedy

    Jim Caple

    While they're dealing with the loss of former teammate Cory Lidle, the A's are fighting to sustain their baseball season in the ALCS.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2006
  14. Beane manages to sustain his 'genius' label

    Jim Caple

    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.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2006
  15. ALCS-bound A's put playoff failures in the past

    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.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2006
  16. On a bad wing and a prayer

    Jim Caple

    Brad Radke takes the mound Friday in Game 3 with the only big league team he's ever known down 0-2 to the A's and on the brink of elimination.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2006