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AL Wild Card Game: A’s Look to Rebound

Perhaps this is the best spot for the Oakland Athletics to be in: the “other guys” in a postseason event that’s all about the Kansas City Royals’ first appearance in the dance since 1985. Oakland…

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A’s Hoping For (Ex) Red Sox Magic

Oakland’s postseason roster boasts seven former Boston players Remember Game 4 of the ALDS? Of course you don’t. But you can bet that Jed Lowrie does. The rookie shortstop delivered a series-ending, walk-off single off…

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The Closer Complex: An Inverse Universe

Imagine, for a second, that you are a baseball purist. You are discussing the traits of a championship team and what it needs to survive and succeed in the grind of a 162-game season. Surely,…