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Running in Place Grill 146

This time of year I always feel like my legs are moving but I’m not getting anywhere. Spring Training will be here before we know it, though, and the scenery will finally start to change again. Meanwhile, the A’s are obviously content to run in place with a good-but-flawed roster, hoping that the arrival of ...

Waiting Room Grill 336

73 days until Opening Day 29 days until pitchers and catchers 21 days until the Iowa caucuses 12 days until Fan Fest 10 days until the new Picard show What are you waiting for? Let’s grill.

Non-tender is the day 65

Treinen and Jurkstore are still likely to be non-tendered if they are not traded before the deadline today, with Phegley and Buchter also possibilities, per Slusser. Other candidates around the league include Addison Russell, who the A’s wisely gave up as part of a brilliant plan to acquire Marcus Semien, and has had issues on ...

Forst Among Equals 121

David and his 29 counterparts start meeting today in Scottsdale. John Shea says Forst is looking for lefthanded batters. I’m kind of expecting this to be a “go for it” offseason that could feature a big trade or two, but who knows. In the meantime, feel free to talk about football.

Pre-Postseason/NL Wild Card Grill 61

A place to stress, vent, complain, rosterbate, and anticipate.

Interstitial Game Grill 87

We need a new thread for this odd period before the regular season starts again. This is that thread.

The Dog Days of Spring 217

Only 10 days until the big double-header with the Nippon Ham Fighters!

Pitcher, Catcher, Shoulder, Cry 250


February Forst 148

Pitchers and catchers report in 9 days. We could still use a catcher and some pitchers.

Cold Stove Grill 300

I’m starting to get desperate for news that the contending A’s have acquired somebody. Maybe a fresh thread will make it happen. Talk about whatever.