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February 14th, 2015
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Ambidextrous Pitcher Still Looking For A Chance In The Majors

Switch-hitters are common in baseball. But switch-pitchers? Not so much. Greg Echlin speaks with Pat Venditte, who’s trying to work his way up to the big leagues.

Only A Blog
October 16th, 2014
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The Best Pictures From MLB’s Playoffs (So Far)

From a sullen Buck Showalter to a horizontal Mike Moustakas, Only A Game has compiled the best photos from the first three rounds of the 2014 MLB playoffs.

In The News
September 20th, 2014

Ups And Downs With The Oakland A’s

The Oakland A’s had the best record in baseball as recently as Aug. 15. But since then the team has played well under .500. The San Francisco Chronicle’s Susan Slusser joins Bill Littlefield to assess the team’s chances this postseason.

In The News
September 28th, 2013

Oakland A's Atop The AL West

The Oakland A’s are back in the MLB playoffs. The 2012 team made an early exit. Oakland Tribune columnist Monte Poole joins Bill to discuss the difference between last year’s A’s and this year’s A’s.

In Depth
July 20th, 2013
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The Oakland A’s Case For A New Stadium

The Oakland A’s have performed well this season, as their home venue continues to become more and more decrepit and outdated. Dan Brekke of KQED has the story.

In Depth
October 20th, 2012
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Athletics Vs. Giants: One Region, Two Cultures

It’s been a good year for Bay Area baseball fans. The San Francisco Giants reached the playoffs again. And the Oakland Athletics made a surprising appearance in this year’s playoffs. KQED’s Dan Brekke reports on the franchise that battled the best in the American League while its owner angered fans.

In Depth
July 7th, 2012

Moneyball: Magic Fomula Or Mathematical Myth?

The buzz about the film adaptation of Moneyball is long over…and the A’s still stink. To sort out the fact and fiction of Moneyball principles we contacted Slate.com’s David Haglund, and Alan Hirsch, the co-author of ‘The Beauty of Short Hops: How Chance and Circumstance Confound the Moneyball Approach To Baseball.’

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