Posts in category: TastesLikeDirt Baseball
A’s at Angels

Game 156: A’s lose 6-5.Game 157: Dan Haren vs. Dallas Braden. A’s lose 4-2.Game 158: A’s lose. Do it in the 11th. Get swept. Sixth loss in a row.

A’s and Rangers in Oakland

This series was all the last hopes of the A’s this season, or something like that.Game 152: Dallas Braden went eight innings gave up one hit. A’s get their 16th shut out of the year.Game 153: A’s lose. Get smoked.Game 154: I think this is where the A’…

White Sox at A’s

Monday Night: A’s win 3-0. Chris Carter gets his first MLB hit after starting out 0-33 with 13 strikeouts.Tuesday Night:Wednesday Day Game 151: I’m going. We’re all going.

A’s at KC

Game 143: 30 year old Bobby Cramer gets his first MLB start. Jack Cust hit his 100th home big league home run. If I’m not mistaken he has over 200 minor league home runs. Almost as exciting as that, Daric Barton got his 100th walk of the year. More exc…

Red Sox at Oakland

Game 140: Clay Buchholz vs. Trevor Cahill. Two All-Stars with 15 wins. A’s win. Buchholz got rocked and pulled early. Cahill went seven innings giving up just three hits. Coco Crisp had three steals and once again he was making great plays in the outfi…

Mariners at Oakland

Game One (Labor Day): A’s Win!Game Two: Seattle 7 A’s 5.Game Three Wednesday Night: For the first time since opening day I’m gonna go see the A’s. Thanks Greg. One dollar hot dogs! Apparently Captain Morgan is throwing out the first pitch.

Angels At Oakland

Game One: A’s win 8-0.Game Two: A’s win.Game Three: A’s lose 7-4.

A’s at Yankees

A’s get swept in the four game series. Today during the last game of the series, Yankees announcer John Sterling said that the A’s infield defense is the worst he’s seen all year.

A’s at Rangers

A’s take 2 out of 3.A’s are in 2nd place 7.5 games behind the Rangers.

A’s At Indians

Tuesday Night: Gio kicks A’ss and the A’s win.A’s are 62-62. In second place 8 1/2 games behind the Rangers.A’s starting pitching have A 2.01 ERA in August.

Rays at Oakland

Friday Night Game 1: Great game back and forth A’s win. The A’s fourth win in a row.Rangers lost and Angels lost. A’s move one game over 500. The A’s stand alone in second place seven games behind the Rangers.I declare Coco Crisp a madman who cannot be…

Blue Jays at Oakland

Game 1: A’s get one hit…and lose. Chris Carter got sent down so I guess it wasn’t his fault. I’m not sure if he got a hit in his week or so in the big’s, but not many of the other A’s players did either. The team is batting below .200 the last week o…

A’s at Twins

Game 1: Hey the A’s had 14 hits! The Twins only had five, but uh, the Twins won 4-3. It was a fiasco tonight and the point in the season where I may finally accept that the A’s aren’t gonna make it to the play off’s this year.

Rangers At A’s

A’s take 2 of 3. They really needed to sweep the Rangers. A’s are 7 1/2 games behind the Rangers after this series.

Royals at Oakland

August 2: Trevor Cahill = 3 hits + 1 complete game. A’s win. 6-0. Cahill=On fire.August 3: Vin Mazzaro vs. Kyle Davies

A’s at White Sox

July 30: Brett Anderson back from the DL = Not so good. A’s lose.July 31: Dallas Braden + Complete game = Good. A’s win. Bradens’ sinker was really falling of the table. Braden says, “If I didn’t have that sinker, I’d be bagging your grocery’s”. Aug 1…

White Sox at A’s

Game 1(friday night): A’s lose.Game 2 Saturday: A’s win. Jack Cust 2 home runs and Vin Mazzaro good pitching.A’s are now 49 – 48, in third place and 9 1/2 games behind Texas.Ben Sheets is on the 15 day DL. That could not have come at a worse time.

Kurt Suzuki

The Oakland Athletics have agreed to terms with catcher Kurt Suzuki on a new four-year contract through the 2013 season with a club option for 2014. Suzuki, 26, has posted a .269 batting average with 39 home runs, 83 doubles, and 206 RBI in 431 career …

Red Sox at A’s

The A’s are 46 -46 in third place seven games behind the Rangers at the start of this series.Game 1day night: MonBen Sheets. Rajadavis HR 1-0 early.

Angels at A’s

This is the last series before the All-Star break. 31 first time All Starers in there this year. Trevor Cahill representing the A’s. He’s pitching Sunday, so he won’t be playing in the game on Tuesday.Friday Night: The A’s made it interesting a couple …

Gabe Gross

From Roto Wire-Gabe Gross went hitless in a third straight start Monday dropping his average to .255 Gabe Gross – OAKGabe Gross went hitless in a third straight start Monday, dropping his average to .255.And it’s an ugly .255. In 2008, Gross hit .242/….

A’s at Indians

Friday Night: A’s and Gio Gonzalez get the win. A’s have won 6 of their last 7. A’s are 40-41. A’s wore their green alternates with the white 4th of July caps.Saturday: Clay Mortenson gets the start. Clay Mortenson is up to fill in for Dallas Braden wh…

A’s At Baltimore

Tuesday Night: A’s win. Dallas Braden missed his start ‘cuz his elbow hurts. I think Vin Mazzaro got the start.

Series Pirates At Oakland

The Rangers have won 11 games in a row, while the A’s have lost 9 of their last 11 or 12. That my friend, is a bad combination.Friday Night: A’s win big.Saturday Night: Old uniforms. Trevor Cahill pitches 114 times. Daric Barton hits 3 doubles and the …