Posts Tagged: OAKLAND ATHLETICS

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Move Over 'Bad Date At The Astros Game'

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Back in 2010, we were introduced to <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2010/08/who-says-chivalrys-dead-in-houston">a young couple at a Houston Astros game</a>, as they became instant Internet celebrities thanks to every sports blog on the planet and eventually Daniel Tosh.

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Brandon McCarthy Is My Favorite Player

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He should be your favorite player, too.

ACADEMY AWARDS

Miguel Tejada Works Well In Either Adaptation

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Saturday Night Live isn't always on the cutting edge of comedy and "baseball = steroids" isn't the most creative joke, but I couldn't help but enjoy this Moneyball parody from Saturday's show.

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Did You Know That Moneyball Comes Out Tomorrow?

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With Moneyball set to hit theaters tomorrow, Sony Pictures has the PR and marketing armada in full force, with the exclamation point being Brad Pitt on the cover of Sports Illustrated this week.

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Trash Arguing About Garbage

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Foul balls -- <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/07/the-great-foul-ball-debate-how-do-you-declare-the-real-villain#page/1">people who want them, and the fatter, meaner people who end up taking them</a> -- have become an important topic of discussion at With Leather.

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Poor Little Guys: The Seattle Mariners’ Losing Streak As Told By Sad Dogs

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On July 5, in the 10th inning of a 2-2 game against the Oakland Athletics, Franklin Gutierrez and Brendan Ryan scored to give the Seattle Mariners a 4-2 victory and a.

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The Dugout: Crooked Neck Club

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A few words about <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/tag/the-dugout">The Dugout</a> before you read today's strip.

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The Line Between Laughs and Tragedy

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I spent all morning trying to figure out whether or not I should write about this.

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Oakland Would Play Better If They Turned On Some Lights

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At long last, here is your full, high-definition theatrical trailer for Moneyball, the Aaron Sorkin adaptation of the book by Michael M.

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The Dugout: Crooked Hair Club

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Coco Crisp has been a recurring character in <a href="http://dugout.progressiveboink.com">The Dugout</a> for a number of reasons, including wearing his hat sideways, getting arrested for things and playing for teams of interest (even the Royals).

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Coco Crisp Got A DUI

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The most deliciously named (pause.

DALLAS BRADEN

Dallas Braden Complains A Lot

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On April 22, then-unknown Oakland Athletics pitcher Dallas Braden made a name for himself when he lashed out at New York Yankees superstar Alex Rodriguez for breaking one of baseball’s unwritten laws – you never walk over a man’s mound.

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That’s Dallas Braden’s Mound

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Weeks after <a href="http://sports.espn.go.com/new-york/mlb/news/story?id=5170739">screaming at Alex Rodriguez</a>, Oakland Athletics pitcher Dallas Braden screamed 106 pitches past the Tampa Bay Rays, all without allowing a single baserunner.

67 YEAR OLD WHITE GUYS

BUS FIGHTER WAS THE OLD GUY THAT GOT TASED AT THE A’S GAME LAST AUGUST

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We really have no idea how many crazy old white people are roaming the streets of the Bay Area in Northern California (maybe the census can tell us.

67 YEAR OLD WHITE GUYS

OLD GUY GETS TASERED. IN OAKLAND, NATCH

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I'm going to a baseball game tonight and after watching this video, my hopes for an exciting evening at the ballpark have skyrocketed: some old guy got tasered at the A's game last night after he "was being belligerent," as you can hear in the tape.

FUN AT THE STRIP JOINT

JASON GIAMBI HAS A RETIREMENT PLAN

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Current Oakland A and former New York Yankee Jason Giambi <a href="http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/02/20/SPFE1613NV.DTL">told the San Francisco Chronicle</a> that his post-retirement plans could involve "Maybe [being a] bouncer at a strip joint.

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WEEKEND PICKS: TAKING HER EASY

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What to watch for in this weekend's biggest matchups.

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YES, THIS SEASON IS ONLY HALF OVER

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AL - In the battle of first and second place teams that isn't the Rays and the Red Sox, the Angels got a three-run rally in the 8th capped by a two-run Garret Anderson homer to get a <a href="http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/recap?gameId=280701103&action=playvideo&hcmp=motion" target="_blank">5-3 win</a> over the A's and push their AL West lead to 4 1/2 games.


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