Oakland Athletics

2019 MLB Playoff Projections

American League 1. Houston Astros 2. Boston Red Sox 3. Cleveland Indians 4. New York Yankees 5. Oakland Athletics American League Wild Card Game Oakland vs. New York In a rematch of last year's wild card game, the A's will once again run into the buzz saw that is the Yankees. American League Divisional Series [...]

2019 American League West Projections

X-Houston Astros 99-63 In 2018, the Houston Astros appeared to be well on their way to repeating as World Series Champions until they ran into a team of destiny. The Astros won a franchise best 103 games during the regular season before steamrolling the Cleveland Indians in the American League Divisional Series. Houston would then [...]

The Bay Area’s New No-Frills Team

The Oakland Athletics are one of Major League Baseball's oldest franchises. The Athletics have been playing baseball since 1901, and prior to moving to Oakland in 1968, they also called Philadelphia and Kansas City home. The A's have had their share of ups and downs, but they along with the New York Yankees are the [...]

2018 American League West Projections

X-Houston Astros 97-65 What a difference that four years made for the Houston Astros. In 2013, the Astros were the worst team in Major League Baseball. That year the Astros lost 111 games and it also marked their third consecutive campaign in which they lost at least 100 games. The Astros were in the midst [...]

2017 American League West Projections

X-Texas Rangers 90-72 Since 2009, the Texas Rangers have been one of the better teams in Major League Baseball as they have seven winning seasons and a pair of American League Pennants to their credit. But as good as the Rangers have been, the one thing that they've been unable to put on their resume [...]

2016 MLB Trade Candidates

Sonny Gray-Starting Pitcher-Oakland Athletics I would be extremely surprised to see starting pitcher Sonny Gray finish the 2016 Major League Baseball in an Oakland Athletics uniform. Gray was a first-round pick of the Athletics in 2011, and he has gone on to post a career record of 36-26 to go along with an earned run [...]

Early MLB Trade Candidates

Scott Kazmir-Starting Pitcher-Oakland Athletics After winning 88 games last season, things haven't got started on the right foot this season for the Oakland Athletics who currently have the worst in Major League Baseball. The Athletics could be ready to wave the white flag and with that it might be time for them to make some [...]